Specializing in the treatment of persons affected by alcohol and drug abuse and in training helping professionals.
    
Michael Chenkin, MSW, LCSW, LCADC
     Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor
     Member, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers
      21 E. High St., Suite 5, Somerville, NJ 08876     908 393-6300     mpcmsw@me.com
     Serving Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, and Union Counties
 

Teaching and Presentations

Teaching


Understanding Addictive Behavior, Rutgers University Graduate School of Social Work, summer session II, 2010


Advanced Direct Practice with Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Misusers, Rutgers University Graduate School of Social Work, spring 2010 semester, spring 2008 semester


Brief Interventions for Substance Abuse, Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, Summer Institute of Alcohol and Drug Studies, July 2008


Evidence-Based Practices for Retaining Clients and Improving Outcomes in Outpatient Treatment, Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, Summer Institute of Alcohol and Drug Studies, July 2007


Twelve Step and Non-Twelve Step Models of Recovery (5 hour mini-course), Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, Summer Institute of Alcohol and Drug Studies, 2006 and 1996-2003


Social Welfare Policy and Services II, Rutgers University Graduate School of Social Work, 1998-1999 fall semester


Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Rutgers University Graduate School of Social Work, 1996-1998 summer semesters


Presentations


Meeting the Education Requirements to Supervise LCADCs and CADCs, accepted for presentation at NASW-NJ Annual Conference, May 2011


Treatment Planning Using the Transtheoretical Model of Change, accepted for presentation at NASW-NJ Annual Conference, May 2011


MIA-STEP (Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisor Training to Improve Effectiveness), Smyrna, DE  (subcontracted training for Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center), September 2009


Beginning Proficiency in Motivational Interviewing, Newark and Ellendale, DE (subcontracted training for Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center), April, May, June, September 2008


CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training), NASW-NJ Annual Conference, May 2008


Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency, Onondaga (New York) Case Management Services, Inc., February 2008


Alcohol Use Disorders 2007: What We Know and What We Can Do Better, NASW-NJ Annual Conference, May 2007


Motivational Interviewing and Motivational Enhancement Therapy, NASW-NJ Annual Conference, May 2007


Individual Counseling (Addiction Focused), NJPN, East Brunswick, NJ, March 2007


Individual Counseling (Addiction Focused), NJPN, Brick, NJ, March 2007


Introduction to Motivational Interviewing, UMDNJ-UBHC BRIT-DCBHS-TTA, March 2007


Mandatory Renewal Class for New Jersey CADC/LCADC (Legal Standards), NASW-NJ, December 2006


Motivational Interviewing, NASW-NJ, December 6, 7 2006


Stages of Change and Introduction to Motivational Interviewing, UMDNJ-Technical Assistance Center, November 13, November 14, and November 21, 2006


Working More Effectively with Clients Experiencing Ambivalence: Using the Principles and Spirit of Motivational Interviewing, UMDNJ-Technical Assistance Center, October 6, 2006; October 27, 2006; and November 17, 2006


Stages of Change and Introduction to Motivational Interviewing, UMDNJ-Technical Assistance Center, June 22 and June 29, 2006


Mandatory Renewal Class for New Jersey CADC/LCADC (Legal Standards), Addiction Treatment Providers of New Jersey, May 31, 2006


Stress Management for Substance Abuse Counselors and Their Clients, Addiction Treatment Providers of New Jersey Annual Conference, April 26, 2006


The Spirit and Principles of Motivational Interviewing, National Association of Social Workers-New Jersey Chapter Annual Conference, April 25, 2006


Confidentiality and Social Work, National Association of Social Workers-New Jersey Chapter, March 2004


Screening for Alcohol and Other Drug Problems, Care Plus University, Care Plus New Jersey, Inc., July 2004.


Overview of Substance Abuse, Care Plus University, Care Plus New Jersey, Inc., May 2004.


Twelve Step and Non-Twelve Step Models of Recovery, Addiction Treatment Providers of New Jersey Annual Conference, April 2004; Center for Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, April 2003.


Motivational Interviewing with Substance Abuse Clients, NASW-NJ Annual Conference, April 2004


Confidentiality and Social Work, NASW-NJ Annual Conference, April 2003


Individual Counseling, Center for Prevention and Counseling, Newton, NJ, November 2 and 9, 2000


Consultation, Center for Prevention and Counseling, Newton, NJ, October 10, 17, and 24, 2000


Improving Treatment for Substance Abusers: Advanced Assessment and Outcomes Measures, NASW-NJ Annual Conference, April 10, 2000.


The Myth of the Unmotivated Substance Abuse Client, Warren/Sussex County Chapter of NASW-NJ, March 2000; Passaic County Chapter of NASW-NJ, September 14, 1999; NASW-NJ Annual Conference 1998; Addiction Treatment Providers (NJ) Annual Conference, October 1998.


Community Reinforcement and Family Training, NASW-NJ Annual Conference, April 1999.


Motivational Interviewing with Persons with HIV Disease, Mercer County (NJ) Annual HIV Conference, February 1999.


Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy with Substance Abusers, Marywood University, Dept. of Continuing Education, October 1998; New Jersey Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (several times between 1995 and 1998); various New Jersey County Councils on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (several times between 1995 and 1998).


Clinical Supervision, Marywood University, Dept. of Continuing Education, May 1998.


Psychosocial Aspects of HIV Disease, HeadStart of New Jersey Annual Conference, 1994; Addiction Treatment Providers (NJ) Annual Conference, 1993; various NJ County Councils on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (several times between 1987 and 1990).


Differential Diagnosis of Substance Use Disorders and Major Psychiatric Disorders, New Jersey Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and various New Jersey County Councils on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (several times between 1989 and 1998); New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Hospitals, 1987 and 1989.


Treatment Planning with Substance Abusers, Overview of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Group Process, Motivational Interviewing, The Process of Recovery from Substance Abuse, 16 Steps and Other Models of Recovery, various New Jersey County Councils on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (several times between 1989 and 1997





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