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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:
April 1 - 2, 2015
Location:

Staten Island University Hospital
One Edgewater Plaza, 7th floor
Staten Island, NY 10305

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

Motivational Interviewing 3

This training will offer an opportunity for Prevention, Addiction, and Mental Health professionals to familiarize themselves with Motivational Interviewing concepts and techniques. In addition, recent “MI-3” updates for this evidence-based therapeutic method will be highlighted.

This training is derived from a Train-the-Trainer opportunity with Dr. William Miller and nationally recognized Motivational Interviewing Network of Training (MINT) trainers.

This training meets established standards for 12 education hours for Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC renewal), Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP initial section 4 and renewal), and Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPS renewal only).

Date:
April 14 - 15, 2015
Location:

New Hope Manor
35 Hillside Road
Barryville, NY 12719

Flyer:
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
March 18, 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 Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health professionals to familiarize themselves with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (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).

Date:
April 28, 2015
April 29, 2015
Location:

PIVOT: The Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Council of Jefferson County
167 Polk Street
Watertown, NY 13601

The Prevention Network
906 Spencer Street
Syracuse, NY 13204

Flyer:
PDF Document
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
April 3, 2015
April 6, 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}.