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February 23, 2018
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Methadone: A Standard, Standby, and Still a Solution for Opioid Use Disorder
February 28, 2018
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Webinars | eServices

Avatar Assisted Therapy

2.0 CEU/Contact Hours Available

Presented By:
Dick Dillon



Event Date: 06-13-2012

Event Description: Avatar Assisted Therapy is an exciting and innovative method of delivering counseling services which transcends multiple obstacles to accessing treatment services. Utilizing high-quality online gaming development tools, secure virtual space is created in which professionals, consumers, and family can meet and engage in educational and counseling activities. Because users are connected via internet, they can meet together in real time, regardless of their physical (geographical location). This makes it possible for participants to be fully involved despite distance, transportation limitations, physical handicaps, or fear of stigma. The realism that is inherent in 3D virtual worlds is the result of years of investment and development by private game manufacturers for commercial multi-player online games. This technology has been adapted for more serious pursuits, and pilot projects using virtual worlds for addiction counseling have been in operation for over three years. This webina

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