• In this CAS course students will learn the components of the clinical assessment including use of a biopsychosocial interview, use of screening and clinical assessment instruments, creation of a problem list, assessing risk of self-harm,…
    In this CAS course students will learn the components of the clinical assessment including use of a biopsychosocial interview, use of screening and clinical assessment instruments, creation of a problem list, assessing risk of self-harm, identification of cultural needs and supports, trauma screening, determining state of readiness for change, client strengths and how this information translates to the treatment plan.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    January 24 - February 7 April 18 - May 2 July 25 - August 8 October 17 - 31 CAS Online
     
  • This CAS course is designed to be a booster class following Motivational Interviewing introducing the advanced skills including the strategic use of MI, skills to respond to resistance from clients, basic coding skills, elicitation of…
    This CAS course is designed to be a booster class following Motivational Interviewing introducing the advanced skills including the strategic use of MI, skills to respond to resistance from clients, basic coding skills, elicitation of change talk, developing change plans and deepening commitment language.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    January 12 - 13 April 4 - 5 June 29 - 30 August 16 - 17 November 9 - 10 CAS/LAC In Person
     
  • This CAS course presents the neuroscience of addiction and research that is making a significant contribution to the understanding of addiction and addictive behaviors. It explores the influence of contextual variables on addiction and recovery…
    This CAS course presents the neuroscience of addiction and research that is making a significant contribution to the understanding of addiction and addictive behaviors. It explores the influence of contextual variables on addiction and recovery from a neuropsychological and cultural framework. Functional changes to the brain and the brain’s ability to recover after exposure to drugs of abuse, medical problems associated with substance abuse, and the use of pharmacological assists in recovery will be discussed.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    November 8 - 22 2022 February 21 - March 7 May 23 - June 6 August 29 - September 12 November 28 - December 12 CAS Online
     
  • This course addresses organizational ethics and practices, individual provider ethics and practices, and guidelines for setting up a private practice. Topics will include various regulations, rules, policies and codes of ethics that are relevant in…
    This course addresses organizational ethics and practices, individual provider ethics and practices, and guidelines for setting up a private practice. Topics will include various regulations, rules, policies and codes of ethics that are relevant in the addiction counselor field. This training builds on the Ethical Practice in Addiction Treatment Treatment training as well as the clinical supervision training.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    February 2 - 3 April 11 - 12 July 14 - 15 October 12- 13 CAS In Person
     
  • This CAS course is designed to provide an overview of the specialized models of counseling for behavioral health environment that provide services to co-occurring mental health and addiction interventions. The focus of this course is…
    This CAS course is designed to provide an overview of the specialized models of counseling for behavioral health environment that provide services to co-occurring mental health and addiction interventions. The focus of this course is to teach the structure, purpose, appropriate population, and practice details for each model.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    November 29 - December 13 2022 March 7 - 21 June 6 - 20 September 12 - 26 December 5 - 19 CAS Online
     
  • This CAS course is designed to help a counselor learn the models of supervision and tools necessary to use as a standard of supervision practice. In this course the counselor will be exposed to supervision…
    This CAS course is designed to help a counselor learn the models of supervision and tools necessary to use as a standard of supervision practice. In this course the counselor will be exposed to supervision that is tailored to the supervisee’s developmental level of experience. Ethical supervisory practices, including supervision contracts and work verification practices, will be discussed. Videotaping and feedback will assist the participant in developing a standard level of supervisory skills proficiency.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    November 3 - 11 online/virtual 2022 February 1 - 9 May 2 - 10 August 18 - 26 November 9 - 17   CAS/LAC Hybrid – First week online and last 2 days in person
     
  • This CAS course is designed to reinforce the motivational interviewing skills of the supervisor and provide a method to observe and coach their supervisees in the proper application of these skills in diverse and integrated…
    This CAS course is designed to reinforce the motivational interviewing skills of the supervisor and provide a method to observe and coach their supervisees in the proper application of these skills in diverse and integrated care environment. Participants will learn how to use the MITI 4.2.1 (Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity Coding Manual) developed by MINT for training supervisees to use MI in joining and engaging the client and improving client commitment to treatment during and following screening and assessment. Prerequisites: Advanced Motivational Interviewing and Clinical Supervision I)
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    December 2 - 3 2022 March 7 - 8 June 20 - 21 September 8 - 9 December 1 - 2 CAS/LAC In Person
     
  • This CAS course will focus on the interrelationship of mental and substance use disorders as well as the differing needs of this population group focusing on the diagnostic criteria for mental disorders most often see…
    This CAS course will focus on the interrelationship of mental and substance use disorders as well as the differing needs of this population group focusing on the diagnostic criteria for mental disorders most often see with substance use disorders. Participants will discuss three types of substance abuse programs: addiction only services, dual diagnosis capable, and dual diagnosis enhanced. Evidence-based treatment approaches with co-occurring disorders will be discussed along with elements of treatment planning, importance of diagnosis and the use of medications to enhance treatment.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    October 18 - November 1 2022 January 10 - 24 March 28 - April 11 June 13 - 27 September 26 - October 10 CAS Online
     
  • In this CAS  course students learn the theoretical foundations of CBT and how to incorporate CBT skills in a comprehensive treatment strategy that includes intake, assessment, case conceptualization, treatment planning, and therapy. Counselors will learn…
    In this CAS  course students learn the theoretical foundations of CBT and how to incorporate CBT skills in a comprehensive treatment strategy that includes intake, assessment, case conceptualization, treatment planning, and therapy. Counselors will learn and practice effective ways to utilize the tools specific to CBT with their clients.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    November 1 - 15 2022 February 7 - 21 May 16 - 30 August 15 - 29 October 24 - November 7 CAS Online
     
  • The focus of this CAS course is on the complex relationship between the client’s use of drugs and alcohol, lifestyle choices, and physiological health. This class prepares the addiction professional to screen for infectious diseases,…
    The focus of this CAS course is on the complex relationship between the client’s use of drugs and alcohol, lifestyle choices, and physiological health. This class prepares the addiction professional to screen for infectious diseases, determine client risk, educate clients about disease prevention and assist clients in obtaining appropriate treatment as needed.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    November 1 - 15 2022 January 31 - February 14 April 25 - May 9 July 18 - August 1 October 3 - 17 CAS Online
     
  • This CAS course will address specific populations, such as gender specific, persons involved in criminal justice system, families, LGBTQIA, veterans and the opioid overuse epidemic and how counselors work within these diverse populations. TRAINING DATES…
    This CAS course will address specific populations, such as gender specific, persons involved in criminal justice system, families, LGBTQIA, veterans and the opioid overuse epidemic and how counselors work within these diverse populations.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    November 8 - 22 2022 February 14 - 28 May 9 - 23 August 1 - 15 October 31 - November 14 CAS Online

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