NADA 5-Point Ear Protocol Training

Outline of 3+ Day Training

Outline of 3+ Day Training

Friday

Introduction of the teacher and her assistant

Introduction of the students

Introduction to the course requirements

The NADA Experience (teacher treats students)

BREAK

Definition of Terms

Prevalence of Addiction in North America

The Chinese Medicine Perspective on Addiction and Recovery

History of NADA

The NADA Spirit

LUNCH

Ear Anatomy

Location of NADA Points

QUIZ

BREAK

How to Needle the Ear

Clean Needle Technique

Class Needles Each Other

 

Saturday

Review of location of points, clean needle technique

Class needles each other

BREAK

Use of NADA Protocol for Trauma, PTSD

UNIMAGINED BRIDGES VIDEO

Special Populations

Cultural Relativity

RACE, ETHNIC SENSITIVITY VIDEOS

LUNCH

How to Dress and Behave in the Treatment Room

What Can Go Wrong and What to Do About It

Avoiding Codependence

BREAK

Paperwork for data collection and accountability

POINTS TO CHANGE VIDEO

Class Needles Each Other

 

Sunday

History of addiction

History of treatment of addiction

Description of illicit drugs of abuse

Class needles each other

BREAK

Description of abused pharmaceuticals

VIDEO OF MIAMI DRUG COURT

Criminal Justice responses to addiction among offenders

VIDEO OF SACTO DRUG COURT

LUNCH

Brain repair using auriculotherapy

Description of a drug treatment program

Working with other staff

BREAK

Research issues for auriculotherapy

Funding an auriculotherapy program

Practice describing your auriculotherapy program to clients

Class needles each other

 

Thursday Evening

Class needles each other

Practice describing your auriculotherapy program to clients

Summary, Questions and Answers

Final Exam

Graduation