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Buprenorphine Treatment

Opioid abuse and addiction remains a critical public health concern. As the number of users increase, so do problems associated with abuse. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA or FDA) approved Buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid addiction in 2002. Multidisciplinary professionals need to be informed about all effective opioid treatment options including Buprenorphine, Methadone, Suboxone and Vivitrol. This NIDA/SAMHSA Blending Product 6-hour course for non-physician addiction professionals will give an overview of medication assisted treatments for opioid addiction, focusing on Buprenorphine as an evidence-based approach.

This training meets established standards for six (6) OASAS education hours for Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC renewal only), Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP initial section 1 and renewal), and Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPS initial section 1 and renewal).

Participants are required to attend the full six (6) hours of training to receive a certificate of completion. There will be no tuition charge for this training.

Please complete and FAX the application by the due date listed below to; Attention: OASAS Learning and Development Unit at; 518-485-8041 (new number). Please plan to receive your notification of acceptance by e-mail and bring the letter to the training.

Date:
January 14, 2015
January 15, 2015
Location:

NYS OASAS
Downstate Office
501 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10018

NYS OASAS
Downstate Office
501 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Flyer:
PDF Document
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date: January 2, 2015 January 2, 2015

 

New Ethical Dilemmas in the Digital Age

Presented by NYS OASAS, in collaberation with the Northeast & Caribbean Addiction Technology Transfer Center.

This course looks at how the advent and presence of digital technology is changing how social services are provided. Emerging challenges to protect confidentiality will be identified. Participants will consider their work settings and how best to responsibly use available technologies.

This training meets established standards for six (6) OASAS education hours for Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC renewal), Credentialed Prevention Professional/Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPP/CPS initial section 3 and renewal). There will be no tuition charge for this training.

Please complete and FAX the application by the due date to; Attention: OASAS Learning and Development Unit at: 518-485-8041 (new number). Please plan to receive your notification of acceptance by e-mail and be advised that you will be asked to present your admittance letter on the day of the training.

Date:
February 25, 2015
February 26, 2015
Location:
NYS OASAS
Downstate Office
501 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10018
NYS OASAS
Downstate Office
501 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Flyer:
PDF Document
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
January 23, 2015
January 23, 2015


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/Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPP/CPS initial section 2 and renewal). 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:
February 19-20, 2015
Location:

Nassau County - Molloy College - Suffolk
7180 Grumman Lane (GPS)
7180 Republic Airport
East Farmingdale, NY 11735

Flyer:
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
February 10, 2015

 

Please complete and Fax the application by Tuesday, February 10, 2015 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.