EAPA Lone Star

Venturing Back into the Workplace and Access to Care in the Age of COVID-19

  • 15 Jul 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual Meeting - Online Webinar

About this Event

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Venturing Back into the Workplace and Access to Care in the Age of COVID-19

Join EAPA Lone Star as we host this informative webinar.

CEU's will be sponsored by University Behavioral Health - Denton

We are featuring two great speakers for this meeting and timely session. Lisa Clark, RN, MSN and Chris Goetz MA, LPC-S will discuss venturing back into the workplace related to employee, employer and EAP concerns, addressing needs of special populations and managing and accessing behavioral health - What it looks like in the age of COVID-19.

Objectives for this session:

Attendees will identify -

·       Two resources for COVID-19 Guidance and Return to Work

·       One workplace strategy to mitigate COVID-19 Risk

·       One area for EAP action to support Employees with Returning to work with re-opening from COVID-19

·       One area for EAP action to support Managers to support COVID

·       One common screening strategy for COVID-19

·       One common infection control strategy used inpatient and residential behavioral Health Facilities

·       One vulnerable population and a strategy to mitigate their COVID-19 Risk

About Our Speakers


Lisa Clark, RN, MSN

Lisa Clark, RN MSN works as a Professionals Program Liaison with Acadia Healthcare. She travels nationally, building strategic relationships with large payer groups, Employee Assistance Programs and Professionals Health Programs throughout the US.

Lisa received her BS in Nursing and MS in Community Mental Health Nursing at Boston University. She is a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist with extensive experience in in-patient, out-patient, hospital, residential treatment and home care settings. Psychiatry and substance abuse treatment are her areas of special expertise. Lisa was also a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor and served as a Senior Examiner for NY Division of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, now known as Office of Addiction and Substance Abuse Services and Wellness Chairperson for the Metro Region, New York Federation of Alcoholism Counselors

Trained in individual, group and family therapy at the Human Resource Institute in

Brookline, MA, Lisa has decades of health care experience as a psychotherapist and with program design, direction, and management. She has directed a number of addictions and psychiatric treatment programs at various levels of care in New York City and the Boston area. In doing so, she’s worked extensively with drug courts at the regional and national level.

Trained in as a Critical Incident Stress De-Briefer, Lisa Clark provided support to American Airlines personnel at Logan Airport at the time of the September 11th 2001 Al-Qaeda attacks.

She was involved in early efforts that led to the establishment of intensive outpatient treatment, out-patient detox and in the introduction of Medication Assisted Treatment for substance use disorders. As a State Government Manager for Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, she developed access to office-based opioid addiction treatment with Suboxone® in New England and Southeast. Lisa Clark served Senior Director of Market Development for the Vivitrol® Business Unit of Cephalon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. supporting the adoption of another medication to assist addiction recovery at a national level.

Lisa Clark consulted to the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx) and contributed to the development of a science to service manual on Medication-Assisted Treatment. She developed a buprenorphine safety program for physician providers in association with several drug screening laboratories across the US and managed her own consulting practice

Working with Sunspire Health, Lisa Clark provided clinical direction and training to their national admissions center staff. She also served as VP for Community Services for AdCare Hospital facilities and Outpatient Clinics in New England.

Lisa now supports large employer groups, Employee Assistance and Professionals Health Programs by assisting them in identifying their behavioral health needs and matching them to the right resources.

Chris Goetz MA, LPC-S

Chris is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor and has a passion for working with persons who have suffered from severe trauma and who struggle with addictions. She has spent the last twenty years working with persons coming out of the sex industry, the criminal justice system and serving the Indigent. After her start as a Christian Marriage & Family Counselor,

Chris discovered her passion for serving those with dual diagnosis and chemical dependency issues as a counselor for Metrocare, one of the largest outpatient mental health facilities in North Texas. After 2 years she became the manager of the facility. In order to grow professionally, Chris became the Program Director for the Dual Diagnosis Unit at Timberlawn Hospital. She also helped manage the Adult Psych Unit and later became a part of Timberlawn’s Business Development team. From there Chris secured a position in business development at Nexus Recovery Center and currently serves as a Clinical Liaison, Regional Trainer and Advanced Treatment Placement Specialist with Acadia Healthcare. In 2015 she began teaching the Dallas Police and other local police departments for their required Mental Health Orientation and Critical Incident trainings focusing on Mood, Thought and Personality Disorders as well as drug-induced psychosis. Chris has also trained at the FBINAA convention held annually in Arkansas. 

Chris received a Masters of Arts in Biblical Counseling at Dallas Theological Seminary.

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