TRAININGS 2015

LAST UPDATED:  3/31/2015

TRAINING INFO AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

QUESTIONS REGARDING TRAININGS OR REGISTRATION – PLEASE CALL DATA  AT  #401-521-5759.

Unless otherwise specified, MOST classes will be held at the RI Council of Community Mental Health Organizations (RICCMHO):

249 Roosevelt Ave., Second Floor – Suite 202, Pawtucket, RI 02860

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Looking for online training classes? 

DATA recognizes that not everyone’s schedule allows time to attend the many high quality classes we offer here at DATA.  For those looking to supplement our “Instructor-led/Classroom based” training with online instruction we suggest checking into the foundation level classes offered by CE Quick (Relias Learning) at www.cequick.com.

PLEASE NOTE:  DATA of RI firmly believes in the benefits of classroom-based training and the value of learning from sharing ideas, information, and experiences with fellow professionals.  DATA is not affiliated in any way with CeQuick/Relias Learning nor do we derive any financial benefit from these Companies.

ALSO: It is recommended that you check the requirements for your particular license or certification as some have a limit on the number of online education hours you may submit. Additionally, it  is your responsibility to ensure that the online course is properly accredited for your profession. For specific information go to the RI Board for the Certification of Chemical Dependency Professionals at www.ribccdp.com.

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DATA TRAINING CLASSES 2014-2015                                                   Effective 2/1/2014 classes will be held at RICCMHO: 249 Roosevelt Ave., 2nd Floor – Suite 202, Pawtucket, RI 02860 unless otherwise noted.

May 2015–April 2016

  • May 22, 2015
    9:00 am4:00 pm

    Category: Combined Behavioral TrainingsHandle With Care: An Introduction to Hoarding Disorder *Rescheduled from 5/1/15*

    RICCMHO
    249 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 202
    Pawtucket, RI 02860

    The symptoms of hoarding disorder in adults include acquiring too many things, difficulty discarding and excessive clutter that interferes with normal use of space and/or causes distress. Hallmarks of this condition include difficulty making decisions and strong positive emotional attachments to possessions and negative reactions on parting with objects. Classified in the DSM-5 as an obsessive compulsive (OC) spectrum condition, hoarding disorder is a serious psychiatric problem that affects 2-5% of the population, poses a profound public health risk and carries significant health and functioning problems.

    An evidence-based model for understanding hoarding beliefs and behaviors, including biological, family and cognitive vulnerabilities and emotional attachments to possessions, will be presented along with an introduction to assessment and treatment.

    Price: $45.00
    Time: 9am-4pm
    6 CEUs: CD,SW,MHC
    Level: All Levels
    Instructor: Andrea Kelley, MSW, LCSW

  • May 26, 2015
    9:00 am4:00 pm

    Category: Combined Behavioral Trainings8 Domains/12 Core Functions of Substance Abuse Counselor - Day 2 of 2

    RICCMHO
    249 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 202
    Pawtucket, RI 02860

    This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the 12 core functions of an addiction counselor: Screening, Intake, Orientation, Assessment, Treatment Planning, Counseling, Case Management, Crisis Intervention, Client Education, Referral, Reports/Record Keeping and Consultation with Other Professionals in Regard to Client Treatment/Services.

    Each area will be defined, reviewing criteria, purpose and implementation across various treatment settings. Students will engage in activities that will assist them in developing a comprehensive understanding of each function and how these functions are essential in providing substance abuse treatment. This course will meet requirements for individuals pursuing their CADAC/NADAC and assist in preparation for the exam related to this certification.

    Price: $90.00 (both days)
    Time: 9am-4pm
    TOTAL 12 CEUs: CD,SW,MHC
    Level: All Levels
    Instructor: Susan Carreiro-Penacho, LMHC, LADC1

  • May 29, 2015
    9:00 am4:00 pm

    Category: Combined Behavioral TrainingsMarijuana Effects on the Brain *CLASS CLOSED*, please call the office # 521-5759 to be put on a waiting list.

    RICCMHO
    249 Roosevelt Ave. Suite 202
    Pawtucket, RI 02860

    Marijuana has been used for centuries for its psychoactive properties and multiple symptom relief, yet remains classified as a schedule 1 drug . Many states have passed “Medical Marijuana” laws, bypassing the FDA safety and efficacy requirements, and allowing physicians to approve, recommend, certify or prescribe. This workshop will review the pharmacology of cannabinoids and provide an overview of the medical risks/benefits and the implications of these laws on substance abuse treatment, public safety and diversion of marijuana into the substance abuse population.

    Price: $45.00
    Time: 9am-4pm
    6 CEUs: CD,SW,MHC
    Level: Intermediate-Advanced
    Instructor: John Femino, MD

  • June 5, 2015
    9:00 am4:00 pm

    Category: Combined Behavioral TrainingsDisordered Gambling: An Orientation for Counseling & Behavioral Health

    RICCMHO
    249 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 202
    Pawtucket, RI 02860

    The course is an introduction to Disordered Gambling geared towards professionals working with substance use and behavioral health disordered clients. Dr. George Ladd and Dr. Beth Lewis of the Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Studies at Rhode Island College will provide professionals with evidence-based information on a range of disordered gambling topics including etiology, risk factors, special populations (i.e. senior adults), co-occurring disorders, and approaches to screening and intervention.Participants in this course should have professional experience in
    counseling, human services, social work or a related field.

    Price: $45.00
    Time: 9am - 4pm
    6 CEUs: CD,SW,MHC
    Level: Intermediate
    Instructor: George T. Ladd, Ph.D. and Beth Lewis, Ph.D., LMHC

    Register

  • June 12, 2015
    9:00 am12:00 pm

    Category: Combined Behavioral TrainingsDSM 5 Training

    RICCMHO
    249 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 202
    Pawtucket, RI 02860

    This training will highlight the major changes in DSM 5 and documentation requirements necessary for reimbursement. Changes in categories and subcategories, unique codes for alcohol and drug use, specific conditions added to diagnostic criteria, the use of V and Z codes, and how to implement the new changes will be discussed.

    Price: $25.00
    Time: 9am - 12pm
    3 CEUs: CD,SW,MHC
    Level: All Levels
    Instructor: Ruby Nicholson, RHIT

    Register

  • June 22, 2015
    9:00 am4:00 pm

    Category: Combined Behavioral TrainingsCertification Course for Clinical Supervisors

    RICCMHO
    249 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 202
    Pawtucket, RI 02860

    (Please note this is a 5 day class, June 22-26, 2014.
    ***Previous supervisory experience is a prerequisite).

    So you’ve either been promoted to a supervisor position or want to become a clinical supervisor or you just want to have a refresher course to keep your skills current. This 30-hour course fulfills the training requirements for both credentialing or re-credentialing in RI and provides you advanced knowledge and skills in supervision. Based upon the 2004 edition of David Powell’s book” Clinical Supervision in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling” and TIP #52 [our course text -- participants will receive a copy], this course covers models of supervision, the new blended model, problem-solving, working with difficult staff (i.e., the resistant counselor), gate keeping functions in supervision, supervisory ethical issues, how to be a leader in the field, and contemplative models of counseling.

    Price: $225.00
    Time: 9am-4pm
    Total 30 CEUs: CD,SW,MHC
    Level: Intermediate/Advanced
    Instructor: Thomas E. Broffman, PhD,LICSW,LCDP,LCDS,CEAP

    Register

  • October 1, 2015
    9:00 am4:00 pm

    Category: Combined Behavioral TrainingsEthical & Liability Issues

    RICCMHO
    249 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 202
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    401-228-7990

    This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of ethical and liability issues related to substance abuse treatment and intervention. Ethical and liability issues will be reviewed concerning work with individuals, families and groups. Program topics will include: confidentiality and privacy, negligent intervention, impaired professionals, consultation, supervision, client records and termination of treatment. Emphasis will be on strategies for preventing ethical dilemmas and liability risks. Curriculum meets chemical dependency certification requirements.

    Price: $45
    Time: 9am - 4pm
    CEUs: 6 CD, SW, MHC
    Level: Foundation
    Instructor: Stephen R. Andrew, LCSW, LADC, CCS, CGP

    Register

Category Key

  • Combined Behavioral Trainings
  • Community Support Professional
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