Friday, January 7, 2011

OASAS Training - Working with Criminal Justice Clients - Feb. 3 &4

Workforce Development - OASAS Training: "Free OASAS-Sponsored Regional Trainings

The Family Partnership Center will be the site of a free two-day OASAS training for substance abuse treatment professionals.

Who Should Attend:
Professionals providing direct care in a substance abuse treatment setting, including clinical supervisory staff.
Professionals providing direct care in a criminal justice setting through drug courts, probation, or parole, including supervisory staff.
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services’ (OASAS) Criminal Justice Unit will conduct a 12-hour training entitled “Working with Criminal Justice Clients” on January 18-19, 2011 at Johnson City Learning Center/BOCES, 500 Main Street, Johnson City, NY 13790, and on February 3-4, 2011 at Poughkeepsie Family Partnership Center, 29 North Hamilton Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Training hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. This seminar will cover Criminal Thinking from the perspectives of Cognitive-Behavioral therapies and the parallels between the thinking distortions that support addictive behavior and the thinking distortions that support criminality.

This training meets established standards for 12 hours of Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC Section 2), and Credentialed Prevention Professional/Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPP/CPS Section 1) education and training. 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."

For more details and the application form click here.

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