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OASAS Providers and the Justice Center: What you need to know about investigations, the law, the regulations and reporting

The occurrence of patient abuse and neglect remain a critical public health concern. As an addiction professional, you will learn the history of the Protection of Vulnerable Persons Act, the law, and the regulations that have been in effect since June 2013. The responsibilities of addiction professionals under the new law will be reviewed including your duty, and the dos and don'ts in regard to an investigation conducted by the Justice Center in cases that involve patient abuse and neglect.

The following information will be provided:

  • Background on the Justice Center Laws, Rules and Regulations
  • Procedures to follow related to patient abuse and neglect, as well as significant incident investigations
  • Reporting to the Justice Center: who reports, multiple reports and the mandate under the law

This training meets established standards for four (4) OASAS education hours for Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC renewal only), Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP renewal only), and Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPS renewal only). Addiction Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Professionals, including all mandated reporters and administration are invited to apply.

There will be no tuition charge for this training. Complete and print the application on line, obtain appropriate supervisory signature, and FAX to 518-485-2335. Please contact Patricia Flaherty at 518-485-2317, with any questions.

Date:
August 27, 2014
September 15, 2014
Location:

NYS OASAS
1450 Western Ave., 4th Floor
Albany, NY 12203

NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority - Olympic Center
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946

Flyer:
PDF Document
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
August 18, 2014

September 1, 2014

 

 

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 perspective of how to create strength-based environments and practices that allow for participant/survivor empowerment.

The objectives are:

  • to increase understanding and awareness of the impact of trauma;
  • develop trauma-informed responses;
  • explore the prevalence of trauma in special populations including criminal justice clients, veterans and women; and
  • to provide strategies and resources for developing and implementing trauma-informed practices.

This training meets established standards for 12 OASAS 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).

Participants are required to attend the full 12 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 Criminal Justice Bureau at 518-485-7508. 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:
July 23-24, 2014
August 13-14, 2014
Location:
Bronx County
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
Life Recovery Center
1285 Fulton Avenue
Bronx, NY 10456
Cortland County
SUNY Cortland Downtown
9 Main Street
Cortland, NY 13045
Flyer:
PDF Document
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
July 8, 2014
July 29, 2014

 

Clinical Supervision Foundations I & II

This 30-hour combined on-line, classroom training and worksite assignment; developed by the Addiction Technology Transfer Center, recognizes the crucial role that Clinical Supervision holds as the cornerstone of performance improvement at both the program and client level. Clinical Supervision, when properly implemented by competent Clinical Supervisors, improves client care, develops clinical skills, and improves the knowledge and professionalism of clinical personnel. It is also paramount in imparting and maintaining ethical standards in the addictions profession.

The instructional design is composed of:

  • 14 hours on-line (mandatory completion required prior to attending classroom training)
  • 13 hours classroom training
  • 3 hours worksite assignment
This training meets established OASAS standards 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 listed below to; Attention: OASAS Learning and Development Unit at: 518-485-2062. Plan to receive your notification of acceptance to the "online" by e-mail and completion of the 14-hour online is mandatory, prior to attending the 13-hour "Classroom" portion.

On-Line Dates:
August 18 - September 18, 2014
Classroom Dates:
September 23 - 24, 2014
Location:

The College at Brockport SUNY
350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, NY 14420

Flyer:
PDF Document
Application:
PDF Fillable Form
Due Date:
August 8, 2014