In this 350-hour training you will receive the full education and training as required by NYS OASAS, so you can receive your CASAC-T and begin gaining the work experience you will need to become a CASAC. This course includes all course material, videos, PDFs, journal articles, assessments, and one-on-one coaching when needed.
Make 3 easy payments and begin your journey to becoming a substance use counselor in NYS. This training provides you with the complete education and training as required by NYS OASAS, so you can receive your CASAC-T and begin gaining the work experience you will need to become a CASAC.
85 clock hours related to knowledge of alcohol and substance use disorders and diagnosis. The disease concept. Pharmacology and the physical aspects of addiction on the brain and body. Signs, symptoms and signals, and more...
150 clock hours related to Alcohol and Substance Use Counseling includes foundational counseling skills for individual and group sessions. Section II provides an in-depth understanding of the theories and practices of individual, family, and group counseling for substance use disorders, cultural competence, and much more.
CASAC SECTION 3 70 clock hours related to Assessment; Clinical Evaluation; Treatment Planning; Case Management; Patient, Family, and Community Education, and much more.
Forty-five clock hours of course work related to professional ethics and ethical decision-making, professional development, and the ability to identify and address personal/professional and organizational strengths and limitations; the ability to identify and use sources of supervision and consultation; client-counselor relationships, and counselor wellness.
In this training you will be introduced to the history and evolution of substance use, diagnosis, and treatment; the effects of ATOD ingestion on the brain and body; the signs and symptoms of substance use including intoxication, tolerance and withdrawal; and the physical, psychological, and pharmacological effects of alcohol and substance use.
This training will discuss the terms and concepts related to theory, research, practice, and faith-based treatment approaches. The basic concepts of social, political, economic, and cultural systems impact drug-taking activity. The continuum of addiction services, prevention, treatment, recovery, and appropriate levels of interventions and care. And more...
After you’ve completed this training program, you will have an overview of specific treatment approaches, such as Detox, Inpatient, Outpatient, and Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Medication-supported recovery (methadone and buprenorphine), Prevention and education, Sober living, and Harm reduction and more...
Learn or refresh your screening and assessment knowledge and skills by understanding the diagnostic tools used by substance use counselors daily to determine whether a SUD is present and the extent of its severity. Introduction to Diagnostic Criteria identifies various screening and assessment tools, including the current DSM-5, the ICD, the ASI, and many other diagnostic tools.
This course will uncover the historical overview of the self-help movement, present-day functioning, and the use of self-help and other recovery options as support systems for maintaining a drug and alcohol-free lifestyle through twelve-step fellowships. We will also identify other mutual aid fellowships, such as SMART Recovery, Refuge Recovery, and other sober fellowships. 4 Credit Hours
After completing this training program, you will understand why toxicology testing is called the science of addiction treatment. The course introduces the basic concepts of toxicology screening options, limitations, and legal implications, reporting language, toxicology myths, the meaning of toxicology reports, the devices, and other creative ways designed to beat the drug test.
This course will explore what counseling is, who is a counselor, and what is known about changing behavior in both individual and group settings. The course will focus on a variety of counseling approaches, the therapeutic relationship, legal and ethical issues, and the realities of therapeutic practice. Skills and techniques of counseling, crisis intervention, and group therapy will be discussed as part of the concept of professional practice.
In Individual Counseling, you will be introduced to the addiction counseling profession. You'll explore the history, philosophy, and theoretical foundations of the profession and the scope of practice, credentialing, and other professional issues. This course focuses on students as future substance use counselors, and students receive an overview of the mental health counseling program, the profession, and professional competencies.
In this training, you will explore the functions of group counseling when meeting client needs, emphasizing the theory and principles of the group process and the development of group skills in a group counseling experience. The group counseling in substance use treatment course places attention on group leadership skills and styles and the 4 main types of group counseling.
Upon completion of this training, you will confidently build rapport with your treatment programs diverse populations. This training will help assure that you provide culturally proficient counseling skills along with the ability to understand, communicate with, and interact with people across special populations and diverse cultures. Learn how to assess your self-awareness, worldview, and attitude towards the populations you serve while gaining knowledge of different cultural responses to alcohol and substance use disorders, and much more.
In this addiction counselor online training you will gain the knowledge of how to best serve your clients with common medical issues and health consequences which occur due to substance use disorders. The medical issues covered include diabetes, heart disease, and cirrhosis. The training will also dive deep into other effects substance use has on the body, including HIV and AIDS, STDs, TB, Hepatitis B and C, and other infectious diseases. An emphasis will also be placed on harm reduction and prevention.
Upon completion of the CASAC training - Crisis Management, you will have increased your knowledge of appropriate responses and care for persons experiencing a mental health crisis, ranging from short-term intervention to emergency management of a life-threatening situation and its impact on recovery. The course will also cover other specific areas in crisis management such as utilizing crisis intervention techniques associated with overdose and acute withdrawal symptoms as well as utilizing crisis situations to facilitate the recovery process.
Receive 15 Credit Hours and gain an understanding of relapse prevention and reoccurrence with this CASAC and CASAC renewal self-study training. You'll gain knowledge of : substance use and how it affects relapse symptoms recognizing client manifestations of relapse educating the client in understanding their individual relapse symptoms relapse processes including prevention planning Risk factors associated with dynamics of relapse symptoms Self-study, self-paced addiction counselor training includes videos, SlideShare documents, PdFs, Case Studies, short quizzes to test your knowledge, and more You can always access a certified professional trainer by eMail, phone, or virtual meeting
This addiction counselor training course addresses the requirements for drug and alcohol screening and assessment of adults and adolescents. In this addiction counselor training program, you will be required to understand the components of each tool, emergent care issues, screening options, level of care determination, interviewing techniques, and review of the DSM-V Criteria for Substance Use Disorders. You will learn the differences between a screening and an assessment, the key components of a thorough assessment, and develop the skills necessary for effective screening & assessment…
Treatment planning is an integral part of the therapeutic process for individuals and the families that we serve. The treatment plans you write you serve as roadmaps for the clients' recovery process while in your care. In this addiction counselor training course, you will learn how to write patient-centered treatment plans and document all interactions with your clients in clear and concise notes. The course also includes the proper procedure for preparing your clients for discharge…
This course aims to teach you the importance of Case Management, Service Coordination, and Referral. As an addiction counselor, it is vital for you to collaborate with people from other fields who may help your client achieve sobriety. Your clients need referrals and support to receive the services necessary to function in society. This is important to improving treatment effectiveness because clients have a higher chance of succeeding when their needs are met along the way. In this substance use counselor training, you will explore the benefits of case management and explain its importance to your skillset as an aspiring clinician.
Our online training is a self-paced course for clinicians new to the field of prevention. The course will introduce the basic terminology and facts about substance use and prevention in the U.S.The primary goal of this program is to give students a glimpse into the important foundations needed when working in their communities through presentation and training techniques that address and support substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and the recovery process.
In this self-directed online addiction counselor training, you will receive knowledge of the therapeutic alliance as a unique relationship between counselor and client, integrating basic counseling skills, critical thinking, ethical standards, and professional responsibilities to the client. You also come to understand why Staying consistent in the professional role at all times both with a colleague and/or client interactions and in professional and community settings.
In this training, you will learn why in the substance abuse treatment field, confidentiality is governed by federal HIPPA regulations, and 42 CFR Part 2. These articles document the limited circumstances when an individual’s drug or alcohol treatment may be disclosed without the individual’s consent. In this training, you will know the purpose of confidentiality and support, when you can break these rules, and the information needed to release consent.
Health care professionals follow a code of ethics that identifies expected behavioral norms, rules, boundaries, standards, and shared ethical principles. A code of conduct for substance abuse counselors offers guidance on handling tricky situations and appropriately supporting clients from intake to recovery. In this training, you will learn to make ethical decisions and understand workplace ethics, and the ethics of social media and technology.
As NAADAC suggests, “professional development refers to the acquisition of skills and knowledge both for personal development and for career advancement. Educational Enhancement is here to help you sore in the field. In this Profesional Development training, you will gain the skills, understanding, and confidence you need in creating your own path towards creating, developing, and achieving your career goals…
Understanding Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Populations Understanding TAY Populations training offers Transitional Age Youth (TAY) service providers with the unique skills and practice needed to effectively work with the TAY population. In Understanding Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Populations course outline: Introduction to TAY populations: 1. Identity and demographics of transition-age youth2. Assessing the needs of transitional age youth3. Challenges and stressors4. Importance of service coordination5. Disconnected / Oppurtunity TAY Characteristics of Disconnected Youth 16-24- the importance of education training and employment disconnected Gender and Non-Conforming Youth Populations:1. Providing Transgender-Inclusive Care2. Coming Out & Social Transition3. Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ Relationships4. Referrals to Transgender Inclusive Services5. Medical Transition6. Staff Cultural Competency Training Intimate Partner Violence:1. Teaches education about the four types of intimate partner violence—physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, and psychological aggression2. Disrupting the pathway towards IPV3. Counseling teaching safe and healthy relationship skills4. Creating protective environments5. Strengthening economic supports for families6. Supporting survivors to increase safety Anger Management:1. Overview of Group Anger Management Treatment, 2. Events and Cues: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Anger, 3. Anger Control Plans: Helping Group Members Develop a Plan for Controlling Anger, 4. The Aggression Cycle: Changing the Anger Cycle, 5. Cognitive Restructuring 6. The A-B-C-D Model and Thought Stopping, Assertiveness Training7. The Conflict Resolution Model, Alternatives for Expressing Anger, and Anger and the Family Gang and Gang Affiliation:1. Teaches education about risk and protective factors for gang joining, 2. Understanding the gang culture and the failure identity, 3. Suffering from the pain of hopelessness and helplessness experienced by gang members, 4. Developing a caring relationship with gang members and those affected by their affiliation, 5. Using motivational interviewing with a gang involved clients, 6. Relevant referrals and resources Summary and Conclusion