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Free OASAS Sponsored Regional Trainings

Trauma Informed Care: Creating an Awareness Perspective

Trauma-informed care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives. This training is designed as a practical overview and will cover Trauma Informed Care from the perspectives of how to create strengths-based environments and practices that allow for participant /survivor empowerment. This training meets established standards for 12 OASAS education hours for Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC renewal only), Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP initial section 4 and renewal) and Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPS renewal only). Participants are required to attend the full 12 hours of training in order to receive a certificate of completion. There will be no tuition charge for this training.

Date:
June 11 - 12, 2015
June 24 - 25, 2015
Location:
Research Institute on Addictions
1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

NYS OASAS
McPike ATC
1213 Court Street
Utica, NY 13502

Flyer:
PDF Document
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
May 28, 2015
June 9, 2015

Please complete and fax the application by due date indicated above to 518-485-7508 Attention: Lynda Valente or you can email the application to PICM@oasas.ny.gov. For further information, please call Lynda Valente at 518-457-1349 or Henry Kurcman at 518-402-2857.

A Provider's Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals

The foundation for this two day training is the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA's) publication entitled: A Provider's Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals. The goal of the publication was to improve and advance substance abuse treatment for a community of individuals whose health care needs are often ignored, denigrated, or denied. The training presents information to assist providers in improving substance abuse treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans-gender (LGBT) clients by raising awareness about the issues unique to LGBT clients.

This training meets established standards for twelve (12) OASAS hours of training for Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) Renewal, Credentialed Prevention Professional/Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPP/CPS) Initial Section 1 and Renewal. There will be no tuition charge for this training.

Date:
May 12 - 13, 2015
June 2 - 3, 2015
Location:
Suffolk County Community College
1001 Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY 11717
DePaul's National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence - Rochester Area (NCADD-RA)
1931 Buffalo Road
Rochester, NY 14624
Flyer:
PDF Document
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
April 20, 2015
May 8, 2015

Please complete and fax the application by due date indicated above to 518-485-8041; Attention: Learning & Development or you can email the application to training@oasas.ny.gov. For further information, you may call Learning & Development at 518-485-2027 {option 2}.