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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:
August 19 - 20, 2015
Location:
Molloy College-Suffolk
1780 Grumman Lane (GPS)
East Farmingdale, NY 11735
Flyer:
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
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.

New Ethical Dilemmas in the Digital Age

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

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

Date:
September 23, 2015
Location:

SUNY Plattsburg
Student Union: Cardinal Lounge (2nd Floor)
38 Rugar Street
Plattsburg, NY 12901

Flyer:
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
August 26, 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}.

Introduction to the DSM-5

This training will offer an opportunity for Prevention, Addiction, and Mental Health professionals to familiarize themselves with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 (DSM-5), which was published in May, 2013. This six (6) hour training will focus on the Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders, cultural competency as related to the DSM-5, and an introduction to the newly revised OASAS Level of Care for Alcohol and Drug Treatment Referral (LOCADTR 3.0).

This training meets established standards for six (6) 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). Participants are required to attend the entire six hours of training in order to receive an OASAS Certificate of Completion. There will be no tuition charge for this training.

Date:
September 24, 2015
Location:

St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation Center
Inpatient Site - Spirituality Center
159 Glenwood Drive
Saranac Lake, NY 12401

Flyer:
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
August 28, 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}.