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Addictions Expert to Speak at Weber Center

March 23, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – Dr. Kevin McCauley, a non-practicing physician who has worked in the field of addiction treatment for nearly 20 years, will address two groups on the topic on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Weber Center.

Dr. McCauley will present a workshop, “Addiction, Recovery, and Neuroscientific Discoveries,” from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This workshop will focus on the opioid epidemic and the 2016 CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines; protecting sobriety with the science of safety; and an update on the neuroscience of addiction.

The workshop has been approved for continuing education units for professionals: 5.25 CEUs by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative, the National Board of Certified Counselors, and the Michigan Nurses Association.

The $45 fee for the workshop includes lunch. Registration is required. Call 517-266-4000 to register, or register online at webercenter.org.

Dr. McCauley will speak to the general public from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. that day on “Finding Hope that Recovery is Possible: A Personal Journey.” His talk is free and open to all. Registration is not required for the evening talk.

The author of two videos on addiction, Dr. McCauley is Senior Recovery Advisor at Northbound Treatment Services in California and Senior Fellow at The Meadows of Wickenburg in Arizona.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


Series Explores Questions about Jesus

March 22, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – As we continue to celebrate the Easter Season, Weber Center invites you to explore with Sister Patricia Walter, OP, three questions about Jesus in light of Christian tradition and contemporary science:  What does it mean to say that Jesus is both human and divine? What is the relationship between Jesus of Nazareth and the Cosmic Christ? What is the relationship between Jesus and other savior figures? 

Sister Pat Walter, OP

Sister Pat will explore these questions in a series of talks at Weber Center from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. on Mondays, April 9, 16, and 30.

Former Prioress of the Adrian Dominican Congregation, Sister Pat has taught theology at Siena Heights University in Adrian, St. Mary Seminary in Cleveland, and the Pontifical University of St. Thomas in Rome. She holds a licentiate in theology from the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, California, and a doctorate in philosophical and systematic theology from the Graduate Theological Union, also in Berkeley.

The cost for the series is $25, paid in advance, or $10 per session. Registration is required. To register, call Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or register online at webercenter.org/Registration.aspx.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


 

 

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