ADS Training with Virginia June LMSW, CAADC, RT, ADS

  • Hosted by: Virginia June


Prior to Class, each student is to watch DOPE IS DEATH on YouTube

Day 1

On arrival, each person receives 5-NP treatment—sit in circle


What is NADA Acudetox Protocol

History of acupuncture and social justice and Lincoln Detox Center
Who benefits from ear acupuncture?

5 Point locations-Why these points? Partnership paradigm vs Power-over paradigm
Ear Anatomy

Creating a safe hygienic space
Technique Mastery
needles and beads/seeds/SleepMix Tea
Clean needle technique
Exposure safety

Ear model practice


Demonstrate 5-NP protocol

Student practice

Needle complications
Creating a culture of safety—Nada as Preventative medicine

Review of research into evidence-based practices and the science of addiction.

Identify how the Acudetox Protocol enhances practice on all levels of intervention.

NADA for stress and trauma

Day 2
Review of Day 1
Practice on each other—sit in circle with needles in place

Trauma-informed care Neurobiological effects of trauma
Harm Reduction
The People’s Medicine overview


Self-care/Boundaries,acupuncture, and holism
Serenity Prayer, NADA, and Self-care

Integration and Sustainability
Clinical and Community settings-DEIBA

Nature of Addiction and Recovery

Day 3
Open with Needling practice in circle

Practice with application of seeds/magnets, specific uses of both


Ethics—HIPAA; Confidentiality; Consent forms/Supervision requirements in Michigan
Legal—Status of NADA in various states

Community needling practice

Discussion: Q and A re: practice barriers/compliance
Application process with NADA
Online demo of website


Event Discussion

  • September 21, 2024 - September 23, 2024
  • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Trainer Information

We are the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, an organization that trains people in the NADA protocol to treat trauma, substance misuse, abuse, and mental health conditions.

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