Providence Treatment CEO Invited to Speak at Harvard Medical School CME Conference

We are delighted to announce a prestigious recognition for Dr. William J. Heran, the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Providence Treatment. Dr. Heran has been invited to speak at the upcoming Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education (CME) conference on March 1st, 2024. This invitation not only reflects Dr. Heran’s expertise but also highlights Providence Treatment’s commitment to excellence and innovation in behavioral healthcare.

At Providence Treatment, Dr. Heran’s leadership has been instrumental in pioneering innovative approaches to addiction treatment. He integrates spirituality into his work, drawing from his experience as a former Jesuit and certified mindfulness teacher. Dr. Heran’s expertise extends to working with professionals, clergy with substance use disorders, and serving as a certified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) evaluator for the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Dr. Heran’s presentation at the Harvard Medical School CME conference will focus on the evolving landscape of telehealth in addiction treatment, particularly its impact on group therapy. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has become increasingly prevalent, transforming the way we deliver care to our clients. Dr. Heran will explore the benefits and limitations of utilizing telehealth for therapeutic addiction recovery groups, addressing licensing and professional considerations, and offering insights into facilitating effective telehealth groups.

Attendees of Dr. Heran’s session will gain valuable knowledge on navigating the complexities of telehealth in addiction treatment and understand its potential long-term implications. As we continue to adapt to the changing healthcare landscape, Dr. Heran’s expertise will serve as a guiding light, empowering clinicians to embrace innovation while maintaining the highest standards of care.

At Providence Treatment, we are immensely proud of Dr. William J. Heran’s achievements and grateful for his unwavering commitment to advancing addiction treatment. His invitation to speak at the Harvard Medical School CME conference is a testament to his expertise, leadership, and dedication to improving the lives of those affected by addiction. Congratulations, Dr. Heran, on this well-deserved recognition!

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