Upcoming Courses

Course Offerings

Physical consequences of acute and chronic use will be discussed and treatment interventions including appropriate medications for a variety of substances

October 7-28, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
This course will cover diagnosis of substance use disorder using the DSM 5

September 16-30, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
Participants will become familiar with the foundational counseling skills essential for the successful delivery of group and individual therapies.

August 18, 2022 to September 29, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
This course will cover the essentials of Substance Use Disorder counseling with individuals.

July 14, 2022 to August 18, 2022, Online-ZOOM
October 23, 2022 to November 13, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
This course will cover Comprehensive exploration of "Special populations"

December 3, 2022 to January 14, 2023, Online-via ZOOM
A comprehensive review of theories, models and interventions will be addressed.

October 6-20, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
This course will focus on the Comprehensive exploration of the medical issues/health consequences.

July 5-19, 2022, Online-ZOOM
November 1-22, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
This course will explore the impact of addiction on families.

Course schedule to be announced
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The participant will develop a basic understanding of group stages.

October 4-29, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
Students will understand: the view of substance use as a chronic problem

December 7, 2022 to January 11, 2023, Online-via ZOOM
This course will assist the counselor to: determine the presence and extent of substance use disorder

September 7, 2022 to October 26, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
Understand the need for crisis management regarding how to triage and respond to crisis

July 9-23, 2022, Online-ZOOM
December 5, 2022 to January 2, 2023, Online-via ZOOM
Using current ethical issues as they relate to substance abuse treatment.

November 2-16, 2022
Participants will practice analytical skills and develop a basic knowledge of critical thinking in effective ethical decision making.

November 5-19, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
The course will assist students to: maintain their therapeutic role at all times in professional and community settings

November 3, 2022 to December 8, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
Knowledge of the importance of self-care for the Substance Use Disorder Counselor

Saturday, June 25, 2022, Online-ZOOM
Saturday, October 1, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
CRPAs draw from personal experience with substance use, and professional training to provide non-clinical support services.

September 20, 2022 to January 17, 2023, Online-via ZOOM
Students will understand the dynamics of a self help group

Monday, November 28, 2022, Online-via ZOOM
Career seminar and information session about becoming a certified recovery peer advocate

Tuesday, September 13, 2022, Online-via ZOOM

Certificate Programs

Upon completion of 350 hours, which includes all courses (there are no electives) students will be issued a Certificate of Completion, approved by New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS-OASAS)