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Free OASAS Sponsored Regional Trainings

Heroin and Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Sessions

Naloxone (anti-opioid overdose medication) training is available throughout New York State at OASAS' Addiction Treatment Centers (ATCs) as well as at the Department of Health registered training programs in local communities. For available trainings, visit OASAS' Website Heroin and Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Sessions.

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:
July 8 - 9, 2015
August 19 - 20, 2015
Location:

Ontario County Safety
and Training Facility
2914 County Road 48
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Molloy College-Suffolk
1780 Grumman Lane (GPS)
East Farmingdale, NY 11735
Flyer:
PDF Document
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
June 30, 2015
August 4, 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.

Cultural Competency in Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention:The Consciousness Raising and Affective Component

This three (3) day training is an experiential training in which participants will examine their own biases, prejudices, and stereotypes. It is not designed to provide the practice skills necessary to work with specific racial, ethnic, or cultural groups. Rather this training will provide a forum for self-exploration.

The following areas will be explored:

Racial/Cultural Identity Development
Perceptions and Stereotypes
Oppression

This training meets established standards for 18 OASAS education hours for Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC Renewal), Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP Initial Section 1 and Renewal) and Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPS Initial Section 1 and Renewal) education and training. There will be no tuition charge for this training.

Date:
July 14 - 16, 2015
Location:

Pivot - Alcohol Substance Abuse Council of Jefferson County
167 Polk Street, STE 320
Watertown, NY 13601

Flyer:
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
June 19, 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}.