"Integrating Tobacco Use Interventions into Chemical Dependence Services" free online, self-paced, interactive and fun courses! Topics include: Assessment, Diagnosis, Pharmacotherapy, Behavioral Interventions and Co-Occurring Disorders. Earn more than 20 hours of free credentialing clock hours.
Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment: Mandated Reporter Training and Training of Trainers (TOT)
The New York State Office for Children and Family Services (OCFS) is offering training for all mandated reporters in New York state at no cost to participants. The objective of these trainings is to provide every New York state mandated reporter with knowledge and skills to be able to: effectively report child abuse or maltreatment/neglect to the New York State Child Abuse and Maltreatment Register; evaluate situations to determine whether there is reasonable cause to suspect child abuse; and identify the physical and behavioral indicators commonly associated with child abuse. A TOT session is also offered which is a specialized intensive training for trainers who have responsibilities for training within their agency, organization or in the community.
For information and registration instructions on these trainings, please visit the Center for the Development of Human Services and choose Courses Offered from the menu.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
CSAT offers online continuing education for substance abuse treatment professionals. These courses are made available through the Knowledge Application Program (KAP). The online courses are designed to provide you with an opportunity for professional growth and the continuing education units (CEU) hours you need to maintain certification or licensure. This Web-based system allows you to complete these courses at any time from the comfort, privacy and convenience of your home or office.
Currently a course called "Acamprosate: A New Medication for Alcohol Use Disorders" is offered free of charge. It is derived from the Substance Abuse Treatment Advisory, Fall 2005, Volume 4, Issue 1. More courses are in development and will be available shortly, so be sure to check back often.
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW)
NCSACW will be developing four online self-tutorials over the next four years. The curricula in these self-tutorials will be geared toward four different target audiences and will work to establish a baseline for knowledge on the subjects of substance abuse and child welfare, and to support and facilitate cross systems work. A certificate will be made available upon successful completion of each tutorial.
Department of Health HIV/AIDS Training
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) announced that the Statewide Calendar of HIV/AIDS Training is available on-line. This training is offered to health and human service providers at no cost. The trainings have been reviewed and approved by OASAS to satisfy the requirements for CASAC, CPP or CPS initial credentialing and/or renewal.
Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training (MCTFT)
The MCTFT program provides unique webcasts covering all aspects of counterdrug law enforcement and training support for community anti-drug coalitions. The program is a federally funded partnership through the Department of Defense between the Florida National Guard and St. Petersburg College. The program is nationally responsive and is located at the Southeastern Public Safety Institute (SEPSI) of St. Petersburg College in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Since its inception in 1993, MCTFT has trained more than one million students throughout the 50 states and four U.S. territories by instructor-led classes, satellite-based training programs, CD-ROM independent study courses, and online e-Drug training courses. MCTFT employs 40 professional trainers, coordinators and staff at the SEPSI site in St. Petersburg, Florida.
To view past webcasts.
These webcasts are made available for informational purposes only; there are no credentialing clock hours associated with these trainings.