Henrico CSB NADA acudetox Training (closed)


Jan 9, 2023-Jan 27, 2023    
9:00 am-4:30 pm

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Henrico Mental Health and Developmental Services Board
10299 Woodman Rd, Glen Allen, VA, 23060

Event Type

This is a closed training for Henrico CSB clinicians. Students will be in class for 5 days and have 7 clinical opportunities.

Materials provided

Training Resource Manual
Additional handouts (VA regulations, Clinical log, Acudetox, Why and How, Class assignments)
Plastic Ears
Beads and Seeds Kit with tool
Sleep mix tea
Link to resource materials
Personal kit containing: needles for 30 treatments, various sizes, 30 alcohol swabs, hand sanitizer, mask, clean field, sharp shuttle, hair ties, bobby pins, eraser, cotton swabs, gotten tipped swabs, gloves, transport container

All additional treatment supplies for the practice clinic, including consent forms and first aid.

Materials to be provided by students:
Pen, clipboard, snacks

Class One:
Acudetox experience
“Points to Change” video
Why Acudetox?
NADA: historical roots, mission statement
Homework review
Nature of Acudetox/energy medicine – the very basics
Ear anatomy, intro to points
The five acudetox points
Introduction to needling
HOMEWORK: Identify a time in your life when receiving acudetox would have been helpful. How might it have contributed?

Class Two

Homework review
Acudetox experience
Point Location review
Needling “real people”
Safety, clean needle technique, ethics pledge
Needles, Beads, and Sleep Mix tea
Acudetox based treatment program models
Practice clinic with a family or friend

Homework: How do you imagine using the 5NP in your profession? In your service work?

Class Three
Point location
Acudetox experience/ Needling each other
Clinical concerns

Practice clinics (2)

Homework: Develop a NADA acudetox 5NP “elevator speech”

Class Four
Review clinical experience
Protocol Modifications
East Asian energy medicine: Qi, Yin/Yang, five elements/empty fire
Spirit of the Points

2 practice clinics/field trip

Homework: Spend some time observing the natural world. Where do you see transformation? Where do you see balance? Imbalance? Empty fire?
Practice, Practice, Practice

Class Five
Acudetox experience
Clinical review/concerns
Acudetox with various populations: youth, women, trauma, first responders
“Unimagined Bridges” video
Cultural Competencies
Issues of safety and consent

Practice clinics/field trip

Homework: Design a flyer or press release for an imagined acudetox program. Please email it to me if possible so we can share

Class Six
Acudetox experience
Program Implementation
Practice clinics/field trip
ADS competencies
Training evaluations

Victoria Taylor, Lic Ac

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