April 15,16,17th 2020
Serra Retreat, Malibu, California
CanAm Interventions 101 is an orientation training that focuses on the principles, philosophies, and basics behind the most popular intervention disciplines utilized today.
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Upcoming CanAm Interventions Training
June 29th & 30th 2020
This training is beneficial to those working in the addiction, mental health, medical, legal, and first responder fields. “Interventions 101” provides a broad overview of core intervention and case management components, introduces resources, and how best to assist in the intervention process. CanAm is excited to integrate in a multitude of clinical and medical experts in the field of addiction and mental health treatment to elevate the students understanding of the power of working as part of interdisciplinary teams and integrating this approach is supporting the customer. The CanAm Interventions course work introduces terms and concepts, and then lays out the steps necessary to achieve national certification, for those aspiring to do interventions or educate themselves on this integral piece of recovery and family support.
-Johnson Model Surprise Approach interventions : Keith Fierman
-Family Systemic Model Invitational Approach Interventions: Patricia Pike
-Overview of Interventions Skills and Techniques: Keith Fierman & Patricia Pike
-The Art of Intervening Therapeutic Drug and Alcohol Interventions: Ed Storti
-Trauma-Informed Model,  Integrating Clinical & Psychiatric: Dr. Mark Jaffe and Dr. Emily Eckstein
-Framework for Family Case Management Skills & Techniques: Patricia Pike
Diagnostic Evaluations in Pain Recovery, Complex Medical Cases, and Treatment : Dr.James Flowers
-Working with Trauma and other Addictions: Kristin Minto Snowden
-Assessment of Referrals & Treatment Placement : Lee Fitzgerald
-D isease M odel of Addictions and the effects on the Family : Patricia Pike & Keith Fierman
-Mental Health & Working with Co-Occurring Clients:  Melissa Stevenson
-Ethical Laws and Practices: Patricia Pike
-Intervention Certification & Supervision: Patricia Pike
Patricia Pike, Certified Addiction Counselor & Certified Intervention Professional, LAADC, CADC II, ICADC, IC&RC, AID & CIP
CEO of CanAm Interventions, she is a highly trained expert with over 25 years of professional experience both in the U.S and Canada holding an accredited certification in addiction studies. Ms. Pike is a Licensed Addictions Specialist (LAADAC), (C.AD.C.II), long standing member of the (CCAPP) , I.C.A.D.C through the (ICRC/CACCF) and Board Certified Intervention Professional through the Pennsylvania Certification Board- CIP and Adult Instructor Educator (AID) Simon Fraser University.
She is on the board of The Association of Intervention Specialists and has conducted hundreds of Interventions to support clients and their families wounded by addiction and its associated mental health disorders. Read More
Ed Storti,
A Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor C.A.D.C. II, Intervention Specialist, an author and lecturer. Mr. Storti is an international Intervention Specialist who developed and refined his special method of addictive disease intervention, The Storti Model of Intervention with over 40 years ago.
Keith Fierman,
A Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor and Board Registered Interventionist, Board of Directors for the Association of Intervention Specialists and the Board of Directors for the ADAC. Keith is the Director of Family Support and Public Relations at Cirque lodge.

Kristin Minto Snowden,
MA, LMFT is a licensed therapist in California specializing in addiction recovery and helping clients heal from trauma, loss, and infidelity, along with other relationship challenges. Kristin is a Certified Daring Way Facilitator (A shame resiliency model based on Dr. Brené Brown’s groundbreaking research). Kristin has a private practice Counseling and Trauma Center and works at selected treatment programs. She previously worked with
Dr. Mark Jaffie,
is board certified in general and forensic psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He graduated from UCLA cum laude before attending the University of Southern California School of Medicine. Dr. Jaffe completed his internship and residency in psychiatry at the Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center
Dr. Emily Eckstein,
Dr. Emily Eckstein, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, holds a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Eckstein completed her graduate and doctorate studies at the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University in San Diego, where she focused her research on the influence of society and community on infidelity and the relational dynamics of the couple.
Lee Fitzgerald,
A leader in the addiction treatment field for over 18 years. She holds a certificate from UCLA in Alcohol and Drug Counseling CAADAC II and Certified Intervention Specialist (CIP) from Pennsylvania Certification Board. Lee is also a long terms Member of the Association of Intervention Specialists. Lee has facilitated intervention since 2005 to present.C urrently, she on the board of The Haven at College nationally and
Dr. James S. Flowers,
For more than 25 years, Dr. Flowers has been one of the most familiar and respected names in the area of pain recovery, chronic pain, and addiction. A leader in the field, his history in evaluation and treatment of chronic pain and co-occurring addiction has led to an exceptionally distinguished career. With fellowship training in behavioral pain management, Dr. Flowers completed clinical rotations at The University of Washington,
Melissa Stevenson,
MA, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She began her treatment career in San Diego working with homeless veterans who were suffering from mental illness and addiction. Since that time, she has honed her skills working with individuals, couples, families and groups to foster health & recovery from co-occurring disorders. She has extensive experience working with trauma, psychosis, depression, anxiety

$140 a night for a single room and $110
Breakfast & Lunch buffet style
3401 Serra Rd. P.O. Box 127 
Malibu, Ca. 9026
Phone: 310-456-6631 ( Jenny)
30100 Agoura Road,
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Phone: (818) 707-1220
22878 Pacific Coast Hwy, 
Malibu, CA 90265
Phone: (310) 651-7777