Substance Abuse: Understanding Addiction and Its Intersection with Intimate Partner Violence

Event Date: 
Mon, 11/09/2020 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Monday, November 9, 2020

Location:                          104 Spink St. , Wooster, Ohio 44691 via Zoom

Sponsored by:                OneEighty


Program Information:            Substance Abuse: Understanding Addiction and Its Intersection with Intimate Partner Violence


Dr. Nicole T. Labor, DO, BCFP, BCABAM, FASAM - Medical Director, OneEighty

Dr. Labor graduated medical school at the Lake Erie College of osteopathic medicine. She completed a residency in Family Practice at the State University, followed by a fellowship in addiction medicine through Geisinger. She is currently the Medical Director at OneEighty, a treatment center that offers inpatient and outpatient chemical dependency and behavioral health services. She is also the director of the addiction medicine Fellowship for Summa,   medical director for Interval Brotherhood home as well as the Esper Treatment Center. Dr. Labor spends time educating the community on the disease of addiction and works to  remove the stigma surrounding addiction.

Gina Patterson, Psy.D. - Clinical Director, OneEighty

Gina L. Patterson, Psy.D. is a Clinical Psychologist who graduated from Wright State University School of Professional Psychology and  completed a doctoral internship at Michigan State University.  She has been with OneEighty since 2002.  She began her work as the Trauma Therapist and became the Clinical Director in 2008 overseeing the clinical, victim service, and housing departments.  She has been providing psychotherapy to survivors of trauma for over 20 years.  Her practice areas include intimate  partner violence, family violence, sexual trauma, and substance use disorders.  She is a certified Clinical Trauma Professional.


Part 1:    Dr. Nicole Labor, DO, BCFP, BCABAM, FASAM  Medical Director

· Why Addiction 101?

· Drug Epidemics

· Addiction is a Disease

· Drugs and the Brain

· No question too small

Part 2:    Gina Patterson, Psy.D. Clinical Director, OneEighty

· Does substance use intersect with violence?

· How and why?

· Options for victim and perpetrator

· Safety options


1:00 p.m. to 2:15p.m.        Part 1: Neurobiology of Addiction: Addiction 101*

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.       Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.       Part 2: Intimate Partner Violence and substance use*

3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.       Q & A and Program Evaluation

*Attendees must be present for all of Part 1 and Part 2 in order to receive the full 2.50 Continuing Education Credits. Registration, Break, and Q&A/Evaluation time do not count toward Continuing Education Credits.


Registration Fees:             $150—Wayne County Bar Association Members

                                            $175—All other registrants

Payment due by NOON on Nov. 9, 2020.

Mail payments, register online (see below) or stop by OneEighty, 104 Spink St. Wooster, Ohio. Make checks payable to: OneEighty, Inc. 

For more information contact Nonya Wenger at 330-264-8498 or