• This CAT course presents the models of addiction, defines and outlines various types of addiction treatment, presents the national Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) principles of effective treatment and reviews the use of evidence-based treatment…
    This CAT course presents the models of addiction, defines and outlines various types of addiction treatment, presents the national Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) principles of effective treatment and reviews the use of evidence-based treatment approaches.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    January 17 - February 7 March 21 - April 11 June 6 - 27 September 12 - October 3 November 28 - December 19 CAT Online
     
  • This CAT course provides a solid base of knowledge about the drugs of abuse including alcohol, depressants, stimulants, cannabis, inhalants, designer drugs, hallucinogens, caffeine, nicotine and prescription drugs. It will identify physical effects of these…
    This CAT course provides a solid base of knowledge about the drugs of abuse including alcohol, depressants, stimulants, cannabis, inhalants, designer drugs, hallucinogens, caffeine, nicotine and prescription drugs. It will identify physical effects of these drugs, withdrawal syndromes and process of detoxification. Various methods of drug testing and monitoring will be addressed.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    January 24 - February 7 April 18 - May 2 July 25 - August 8 October 17 - 31 CAT 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
    January 31 - February 14 April 25 - May 9 July 18 - August 1 October 3 - 17 CAS Online
     
  • This CAT course will present ethical issues specific to the practice of addiction counseling and an overview of Colorado laws that regulate the practice of psychotherapy. It provides an emphasis on developing ethical decision making…
    This CAT course will present ethical issues specific to the practice of addiction counseling and an overview of Colorado laws that regulate the practice of psychotherapy. It provides an emphasis on developing ethical decision making skills, the NAADAC code of ethics and the federal confidentiality regulation. The Colorado Mental health Practice Act will be reviewed to include disciplinary procedures, prohibited activities and the role of the Department of Regulatory Agencies.
    TRAINING DATES CAC LEVEL IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID
    February 14 - 28 May 16 - 30 August 15 - 29 November 7 - 21 CAT Online
     
  • 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
    March 7 - 8 online/virtual June 20 - 21 online/virtual September 8 - 9 December 1 - 2 CAS In Person
     
  • 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
    February 1 - 9 Online/virtual May 2 - 10 online/virtual August 18 - 26 November 9 - 17  CAS Hybrid – First week online and last 2 days in person
     
  • 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
    January 27 - February 3 online/virtual April 5 - 12 online/virtual July 14 - 15 October 12- 13 CAS 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
    February 21 - March 7 May 23 - June 6 August 29 - September 12 November 28 - December 12 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 online/virtual April 4 - 5 online/virtual June 29 - 30 online/virtual August 16 - 17 November 9 - 10 CAS In Person
     

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