One Day Workshops
 
Infectious Disease Risk Assessment Risk Reduction - 6 hours - $95
A one day course that meets prerequisite requirements for certification. Covers: HIV/AIDS, Hep-C update and counselor issues in RA:RR interviewing. RA:RR tool and skill training. Presented by Johnson, MA, CPS, CADC III and Cady, CSAT certified HIV Trainers.
 
Two Day Workshops

ASAM and Client Records Management - 12 hours - $150
ASAM Made Easy has been morphed into a two day workshop. The most common finding state auditors have with client records is treatment plans. Adding this to ASAM should be a great help to people struggling with paperwork. Taught by Kathy Tomlin, MS, LPC, CADC III.

 

Professional Ethics for Chemical Dependency Counselors - 12 hours - $135
This two day workshop meets the prerequisite requirements for certification. This course explores Professional Role, values, especially values based on cultural differences, Dual Relationships, NAACAC Ethical Principles, Confidentiality, Ethical Decision-making, Malpractice, etc. Presented by Johnson, MA, CPS, CADC III.
 
Three Day Workshops
 
Addiction Pharmacology - 18 hours - $250
A 3 day course that meets prerequisite requirements for (CADC & CPS). This course includes: the basics of human physiology, rules of pharmacology and the drugs of abuse categories. Excellent course for pre-test brush-up. Presented in a lively fashion by expert trainers, Johnson, MA, CPS, CADC III and Eric Martin, M.A.C., CADC III, CPS.
 
Basic Counseling Skills -18 hours - $185
This three day course meets the requirements for certification. Through lecture, demonstration and practice, participants will experience each element of the counseling interaction. Participants will be videotaped and are expected to discuss their own personal material when in the client role. Redesigned to include more practice and personalized feedback. To do this the number of participants will be limited to ten and three more deliveries will be added to the 2005 schedule. Taught by Sarah Wheeler, CADC II.
 
Group Counseling Skills -18 hours - $185
This three day interactive course meets the prerequisite requirements for certification. This course will give participants an understanding of basic group dynamics, leadership styles, stages of development, and how to use facilitation skills. Through the use of experiential exercises, lectures and written materials, this training will assist in gaining and practicing effective techniques, including science-based best practices, such as 'Stages of Change.' Presented by Johnson, MA, CPS, CADC III.
All workshops are at the Daystar classroom in Portland -- Workshops run from 9-4:30