Professional Development Training Currently Scheduled at OTI

In response to the current health crisis, all trainings will be conducted on live video conference via Web-Ex. To participate you will need to be on a computer or tablet with a video camera and microphone.    

All courses provide continuing education hours for CASAC, SW, MHC, and MFT !

For more information regarding our Professional Development Trainers, please view our faculty page. If you and your employer are interested in hosting a professional development training for your workplace, please review our course listings for more information.

To register for a professional development course, please complete our online registration form here*.

If you wish to see more re-credentialing opportunities, please visit our CASAC Re-Credentialing page.

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September


Crisis Prevention and De-Escalation (3 hours)

This course teaches participants to use Nonviolent Crisis Intervention by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI). Participants learn to appropriately intervene at every level of a crisis, with emphasis on the identification of the early stages of a crisis and how to prevent its escalation. The use of verbal de-escalation techniques is introduced and practiced. The overarching priority of this approach is to keep both clients and staff safe.

  • Date: September 15, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer: Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2021

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 Working with Families and Significant Others in SUD Treatment (12 hours)

This course will provide knowledge on a systemic, relational, and culturally sensitive framework for engaging families impacted by substance use disorder. Family involvement increases the effectiveness of substance use treatment, and yet few service providers working in the field of substance abuse treatment have had access to training in family therapy. Providers trained in key principles and techniques of family therapy will be better able to provide “family friendly” therapeutic support to clients, thereby increasing the effectiveness of their services.

  • Date: September 21, 22, 27 & 28, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer:  Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

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Ethical Decision-Making (6 hours)

In this introductory course, the ethical tenets governing substance abuse counselors will be reviewed and examined.  An ethical decision- making model is introduced that allows the user to weigh several factors, including ethical principles and values, organizational and social policies, and the law, when facing challenging ethical dilemmas.

  • Date: September 28 & 29, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Dolores Jewell, PhD, JD, Adjunct Instructor, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2021

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Ethical Decision-Making & Conduct (15 hours)

This course reviews the ethical principles, canons, and obligations of those in the helping professions and outlines the parameters of appropriate professional boundaries.  In small groups, participants examine case vignettes depicting ethical and professional boundary dilemmas, including relatively new ones posed by technology and social media.  A wide variety of ethical professional challenges are analyzed using  an ethical problem-solving model, considering professional codes of conduct, the law, common organizational policies and universal ethical principles.

  • Date: September 28, 29, 30, October 13 & 14 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: TBD

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2021

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Confidentiality and Legal Issues (3 hours)

This course reviews the most current confidentiality laws that govern substance use disorder treatment, including CFR 42 and HIPAA, and helps participants understand compliance practices.  Other laws that affect the helping profession are also reviewed, including child abuse reporting and duty to warn.

  • Date: September 30, 2020
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Dolores Jewell, PhD, JD, Adjunct Instructor, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

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October


Crisis Management (9 hours)

In this course, participants learn how to help clients cope with common crises that have the potential to interfere with treatment and high risk situations that can threaten lives and safety.  In addition, the prevention and de-escalation of crisis situations is taught.

  • Date: October 5, 6 & 11, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2021

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Annual Diversity Training (1.5 hours)  Outreach Staff ONLY

The course will review how to honor diversity and promote justice, equity and inclusion in our workplace.

  • Dates/Times:  Either:  October 6, 2021  (2:00 pm – 3:30 pm) OR  October 14, 2021   (3:00 – 4:30 pm)
  • Trainer:  Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2021

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Opioid and Suicide Loss (6 hours)

This training will address traumatic loss and its impact on the behavioral health workforce, including overdose and suicide statistics, risk factors, and risk management measures, prevention and postvention protocols, grief and loss, vicarious traumatization and burnout, and clinician self-care. The objectives are to increase understanding and awareness of the impact of suicide and overdose on clients, families, and behavioral health staff, responses to risk factors for clinicians and clients, prevention and postvention protocols, to respond to vicarious traumatization and burnout, and resources for counselor self-care.

  • Date:  October 7 & 21, 2021
  • Time:  1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer:  Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2021

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Cultural Competency (6 hours)

The focus of this course will be the development of cultural competence in counseling, which includes an understanding of how cultural issues impact the therapeutic relationship. The complexity of cultural identity will be explored as will the limits of one’s own cultural lens. The practice of cultural humility and cultural self -awareness will also be examined as a key aspect of cultural effectiveness.  A variety of applications of cultural awareness and competence will be reviewed in the class.

  • Dates: October 12 & 13, 2021
  • Time:  6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021

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Cultural Competency (15 hours)

The focus of this course will be the development of cultural competence in counseling, which includes an understanding of how cultural issues impact the therapeutic relationship. The complexity of cultural identity will be explored as will the limits of one’s own cultural lens. The practice of cultural humility and cultural self -awareness will also be examined as a key aspect of cultural effectiveness.  A variety of applications of cultural awareness and competence will be reviewed in the class.

  • Dates: October 12, 13, 25, 26 & 27, 2021
  • Time:  6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation & Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021

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Counseling Special Populations: Trauma (3 Hours)

This course will provide an understanding for all staff members who work in substance use disorder treatment and have client contact, regardless of role.  The goal of the course is to help sensitize participants to the impact trauma has on clients and how to interact with clients in a trauma-informed manner.   The definition of trauma, its signs and symptoms, and its pervasive impact on individuals will be explored.  Principles of trauma-informed care will be presented and participants will discuss how to apply these to their work settings.

  • Date: October 18, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2021

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Counseling Special Populations: Women (3 hours)

This course will look at issues common to women and girls with substance use disorders and apply this understanding to effective treatment, or what is referred to as gender-responsive treatment.   Given that most treatment models were developed on the basis of a male psychology, significant adaptations are needed.  Relational theory, a model of female psychology that incorporates biological, psychological, sociological and cultural aspects of gender, helps to develop an appropriate lens from which to view the female client.  Treatment approaches that address women and girls’ needs are explored.

  • Date: October 19, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

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Counseling Special Populations: Domestic Violence (3 Hours)

The causes, prevalence, and dynamics of domestic violence, including issues of power and control, the psychology of the victim and the impact on children, are examined in this course.  Participants will learn how screen for DV, get treatment for victims and batterers, and do safety planning with victims of domestic violence.

  • Date: October 20, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2021

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Introduction to Addiction (6 hours)

This introductory course is an OASAS requirement for non-credentialed staff*, e.g., at the counselor assistant level in the scopes of practice.  Types of drugs, routes of administration, drug effects and problems, substance use disorder, stages of progression, stages of recovery, risk and protective factors, and funding mechanisms for treatment are covered.

  • Date: October 20 & 21, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2021

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Counseling Special Populations: LGBTQIAU+ (3 Hours)

This training provides the most current information relevant to the LGBTQIA community as consumers and providers in the workplace. Participants will expand their awareness of diversity in the workplace and will explore issues impacting their clients and colleagues within the LGBTQIA community. The course will cover issues such as discrimination, and homophobia which can impact treatment outcomes for clients and job satisfaction for employees. The importance of being knowledgeable about the LGBTQIA Community and possessing the skills needed to demonstrate sensitivity when working with all members of this population will be examined. The course offers practical exercises and case studies that provide the opportunity to practice effective, sensitive interactions with members of the LGBTQ Community during the training. Participants will acquire a mastery of key concepts including birth/assigned sex, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. Through dynamic, interactive exercises, participants will begin to understand ally ship and how LGBTQ inclusion can positively impact their workplace.

  • Date: October 25, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainers: Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2021

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Clinical Supervision Foundations II  (16 hours)

This course will focus on clinical supervision in substance use disorder treatment. This 16- hour classroom training is part two of the OASAS approved Clinical Supervision Foundations, and fulfills the Clinical Supervision training requirement as stated in the Substance Use Disorder Counselor Scope of Practice.  Participants must complete the 14 hour on-line Clinical Supervision Foundations I (CSFI) course prior to taking this course and submit their certificate at registration. If you have not taken the online Clinical Supervision Foundations I course please refer to this link: https://bit.ly/CSFI-HealthEKnowledge.This course will review the role of the supervisor, definitions of clinical supervision, models of supervision, the supervisory alliance, modalities and methods of supervision, assessment resources, performance evaluation, and counselor development.

  • Dates: October 25, 27, 28, Nov 1and 3, 2021
  • Time:  1:00pm – 4:30pm
  • Trainer:  Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2021

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Models of Addiction (3 hours)

There are numerous models of addiction’s causation with implications for how individuals, professionals, organizations and society will therefore address the problem. This review will look at a dozen different models and regard how each model would seek to intervene and treat individuals with addictive disorders.  The role of “Faith based” recovery will also be discussed.

  • Date: October 26, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2021

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November


Screening and Lethality Assessment (3 hours)

This course will review a variety of screening instruments used for SUD’s both in case finding and in client intake.  Participants will also learn how to assess clients for violence and suicide potential and appropriate steps to take in both.

  • Date: November 2, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2021

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Identifying Mental Health Disorders (9 hours)

This introductory course will review the types of mental health disorders that commonly co-occur with substance use disorders.  Signs, symptoms, and a brief overview of treatment approaches will be presented.

  • Date: November 3, 8 & 9, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Dolores Jewell, PhD, JD, Adjunct Instructor, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021

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Person-Centered Treatment Planning and Clinical Documentation* (12 hours)

The need for effective clinical documentation has never been greater as substance abuse treatment providers are increasingly required to provide justification of services provided by payers, and regulatory and accrediting bodies. This training will teach you to document the medical necessity of treatment and how to develop a person-centered treatment plan that accurately addresses clients’ needs and gets them engaged in their recovery process. You will learn the fundamental elements of a good treatment plan and practice using each on a sample case. How to write billable progress notes concisely will be demonstrated and practiced, so you will learn exactly what should be documented and how to avoid writing more than needed. A discharge plan and summary will be completed on the case that will demonstrate the concept of “the golden thread” in clinical documentation.

  • Date: November 22, 23, 24 & 29, 2021
  • Time:  6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer:  Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2021

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December


Burnout and Self-Care (3 hours)

This course will explore the work-related challenges of burnout, vicarious traumatization, and compassion fatigue, and will engage participants in a discussion of work and personal practices that can be protective.  Participants will have opportunities for sharing challenges they face in the workplace and brainstorm helpful coping strategies.

  • Date: December 1, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer: Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021

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Annual Sexual Harassment Training (1.5 hours)  Outreach Staff ONLY

This course will review what constitutes sexual harassment and protections employees have.

  • Dates: December 2 OR 9, 2021
  • Time:  3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Trainer:  Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2021

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Case Management, Referral & Service Coordination (6 hours)

This course introduces participants to case management and its functions, and acquaints them with appropriate documentation in service coordination.  This includes the definition of case management, the functions of and rationale for case management, functions of a case manager, advocacy in case management, case management models, principles of case management, coordination of services, recovery-oriented systems of care and linkages to them, and culturally competent case management.

  • Date: December 8 & 14, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Robert C. Wright, LMSW, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Senior Trainer, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2021

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Tobacco & Nicotine Dependence (6 hours)

This course will review nicotine dependency, interventions, treatment and recovery, and nicotine replacement therapy.

  • Date: December 14 & 21, 2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Trainer: Tim Cheslik, DPM, CASAC, Adjunct Instructor, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2021

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Toxicology Testing & Screening (3 hours)

In this course, participants will learn about the array of toxicology screening methods, their strengths, limitations & legal implications, reporting language, reports, and means of accurate administration and proper use. 

  • Date: December 15, 2021
  • Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Trainer: Tim Cheslik, DPM, CASAC, Adjunct Instructor, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2021

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Free, OASAS-Sponsored EBP Trainings


Free training for staff and peers in Brooklyn and on Long Island: OASAS-Funded State Opioid Response (SOR) Grant-Funded Training.

Training for staff and peers working in OASAS-certified programs on Long Island and in Brooklyn is available at no charge under the OASAS SOR grant. All courses provide CASAC, social work, MHC, and MFT continuing education hours. To be eligible, you must work on Long Island or in Brooklyn in an OASAS-certified program. Trainings have been scheduled for September, with more to come soon. Check back regularly!

To apply for any (or all) courses, please complete this brief, separate application form. You will receive a response in a few weeks to confirm your enrollment.

Medication-Assisted Treatment (3 hours)

In this course, participants will learn the benefits of medication-assisted treatment and how to counsel individuals in MAT to enhance treatment outcomes. Common problems, such as stigma, compliance and adjustment issues, are reviewed to enable clinicians to provide effective and supportive counseling.

  • Date: September 13, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer: Kevin Wadalavage, MA, LMHC, CASAC, MAC, NCAC II Training & Quality Consultant, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

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Motivational Interviewing (12 hours)

If you work with clients, patients or staff members who seem unmotivated to change, adding motivational interviewing to your repertoire of skills may help you avoid unproductive struggles and more effectively engage that person. Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based practice that helps individuals resolve the ambivalence that often underlies the reluctance to make life changes. In clinical work, it is particularly useful when working with those who come into treatment under coercion or otherwise seem resistant to change. MI has been shown to significantly reduce high risk behavior and keep clients in treatment longer. In the same vein, motivational interviewing can be very effective in the supervision of staff. The course teaches the core theory, assumptions, spirit, and fundamental skills of MI. Didactic presentation, discussion, film, and “real play” practice is used.

  • Date: September 16, 23, 27 & 29, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer: Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation, Member, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2021

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in SUD Treatment (6 hours)

A number of recognized evidence-based practices in substance abuse treatment use Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). This training is an introduction to applying this approach. After a review of the basic premises of CBT, the focus will be on surveying CBT interventions and tools which can be used for treatment planning, identification of thinking distortions and accompanying stressors, helping clients understand the role of drugs in their lives, recognition of high-risk situations, trigger and craving identification and responses, as well as needs and strategies to address emotional regulation, interpersonal and drug refusal skills, addressing returns to use, and long-term recovery planning.

  • Date: September 16 & 24, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer: Kevin Wadalavage, MA, LMHC, CASAC, MAC, NCAC II Training & Quality Consultant, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2021

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Anger Management (3 hours)

This course will provide an overview of the cognitive-behavioral therapy of anger management.  Key concepts and activities will be reviewed with participants practicing the application of the SAMHSA curriculum for clients.

  • Date: October 5, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer: Kevin Wadalavage, MA, LMHC, CASAC, MAC, NCAC II Training & Quality Consultant, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2021

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Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) (3 hours)

In this course, participants will learn the benefits of medication-assisted treatment and how to counsel individuals in MAT to enhance treatment outcomes. Common problems, such as stigma, compliance and adjustment issues, are reviewed to enable clinicians to provide effective and supportive counseling.

  • Date: October 12, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer: Kevin Wadalavage, MA, LMHC, CASAC, MAC, NCAC II Training & Quality Consultant, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021

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Relapse Prevention (3 hours)

This course will provide an overview of cognitive-behavioral relapse prevention therapy, including its core concepts and approach.  Participants will work in small groups simulating the use of relapse prevention activities with clients.

  • Date:  October 19, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer: Kevin Wadalavage, MA, LMHC, CASAC, MAC, NCAC II Training & Quality Consultant, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy in SUD Treatment (6 hours)

A number of recognized evidence-based practices in substance abuse treatment use Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). This training is an introduction to applying this approach.  After a review of the basic premises of CBT, the focus will be on surveying CBT interventions and tools which can be used for treatment planning, identification of  thinking distortions and accompanying stressors, helping clients understand the role of drugs in their lives, recognition of high-risk situations, trigger and craving identification and responses, as well as needs and strategies to address emotional regulation, interpersonal and drug refusal skills, addressing returns to use, and long-term recovery planning.

  • Dates:  October 26 & November 2, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer:  Kevin Wadalavage, MA, LMHC, CASAC, MAC, NCAC II Training & Quality Consultant, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2021

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Psychological Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care (3 hours)

This course will provide an understanding for all staff members who work in substance use disorder treatment and have client contact, regardless of role.  The goal of the course is to help sensitize participants to the impact trauma has on clients and how to interact with clients in a trauma-informed manner.   The definition of trauma, its signs and symptoms, and its pervasive impact on individuals will be explored.  Principles of trauma-informed care will be presented and participants will discuss how to apply these to their work settings.

  • Date:  November 4, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer: Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2021

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Mapping-Enhanced Counseling:   The Texas Christian University (TCU) Evidence-Based Practices for Substance Use Disorders  (3 hours)

This course will introduce participants to the evidence-based interventions developed by the Institute for Behavioral Research at TCU and the use of cognitive mapping. Cognitive mapping is a method for visually representing problems, issues, and potential solutions in counseling that has been shown to improve focus and memory, problem solving, communication, engagement, participation, and counselor-client rapport.  Participants will practice cognitive mapping using selected exercises in the manuals as they may be used in individual and group counseling sessions, and will be introduced to the series of treatment manuals that are available for free on the TCU IBR website.

  • Date: December 14, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer: Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2021

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Improving Client Engagement and Compliance (3 hours)

This course will focus on how to effectively engage clients into treatment and use evidenced-based strategies shown to increase retention. Strategies to develop rapport, address client anxieties and apprehensions about treatment, increase motivation, collaboratively establish treatment goals, and establish a working alliance will be examined. Participants will practice using some of these strategies in counseling simulations.

  • Date: December 22, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Trainer: Liliane Drago, MA, CASAC Master Counselor, MAC, Director, Outreach Training Institute, Outreach Development Corporation

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2021

 

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