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


November 6, 2024 to January 22, 2025, Online-via ZOOM
This course will cover diagnosis of substance use disorder using the DSM 5


September 17, 2024 to October 15, 2024, Online-via ZOOM
Participants will become familiar with the foundational counseling skills essential for the successful delivery of group and individual therapies.


September 18, 2024 to October 30, 2024, Online-via ZOOM
This course will cover the essentials of Substance Use Disorder counseling with individuals.


November 10, 2024 to December 1, 2024, Online-via ZOOM
This course will cover Comprehensive exploration of "Special populations"


September 14, 2024 to October 12, 2024, Online-via ZOOM
This course will focus on the Comprehensive exploration of the medical issues/health consequences.


October 13-20, 2024, Online-via ZOOM
The participant will develop a basic understanding of group stages.


October 29, 2024 to December 17, 2024, Online-via ZOOM
This course will assist the counselor to: determine the presence and extent of substance use disorder


September 12, 2024 to October 31, 2024, Online-via ZOOM
Understand the need for crisis management regarding how to triage and respond to crisis


November 23, 2024 to December 14, 2024, Online-via ZOOM
Review of continuum care, how to determine the appropriate LOC, treatment planning process.


November 1, 2024 to January 3, 2025, Online-via ZOOM
Using current ethical issues as they relate to substance abuse treatment.


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Participants will practice analytical skills and develop a basic knowledge of critical thinking in effective ethical decision making.


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The course will assist students to: maintain their therapeutic role at all times in professional and community settings


November 6, 2024 to December 11, 2024, Online-via ZOOM
Knowledge of the importance of self-care for the Substance Use Disorder Counselor


Saturday, October 19, 2024, Online-via ZOOM
CRPAs draw from personal experience with substance use, and professional training to provide non-clinical support services.


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Students will understand the dynamics of a self help group


Friday, October 25, 2024, Online-via ZOOM
Career seminar and information session about becoming a certified recovery peer advocate


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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)