Insight Seminars

Chemical Dependency and Mental Health: How does drugs and alcohol affect a person and what are the pharmacological treatments?

Shing Pang, PhD, LCSW, LCDC
August 25, 2017 (1p.m. – 4p.m.)

Shing Pang, PhD, LCSW, LCDCis the Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice at The University of Texas at Arlington.Dr. Pang has previously been the Utilization Management Manager at North Texas Behavioral Health Authority, Compliance and Operations Manager at Turtle Creek Recovery Center, Director of Behavioral Health at MHMR Tarrant County, Therapist at Turtle Creek Recovery Center and Carrollton Springs, Family Practice Physician, and an Electrical Engineer at General Dynamics.

Dr. Pang’s education includes, a Bachelor’s Of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington, Masters of Science in Social Work from UTA, PhD in Social Work from UTA, and a Medical Degree (MD) FArom the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Learning Objectives for this seminar:

  • Understanding of how illicit drugs and alcohol affect the behavioral aspects of a person.
  • Understanding of how illicit drugs contribute to mental illness
  • Understanding of the current medications to treat chemical dependency

1) Mail check to MHA at 3136 W. 4th Street, Ft. Worth, TX, 76107; fax number: 817-810-3230

2) Online at

MHA is an approved provider of continuing education in Texas for LPC with approval #1099, Social Workers #5467, and LMFT #419.

For additional information, please contact Barbara Jordan at 817-569-5779 / or Deannah Rowell at 817-569-5780 /