CONTINUED EDUCATION TRAINING

The Community Drug and Alcohol Council is dedicated to providing high quality continuing education courses taught by experts in the field. In providing these workshops, CDAC continuously strives to be a leading source for professionals looking to further their education and meet licensing and re-certification requirements.

CDAC’s Education Program provides CEU’s for LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, CAP, CPP, CMHP, CWCM, RN, NP, LPN, substance abuse professionals, and other behavioral health professionals. All CEU trainings may be applied toward required certification hours.

CDAC is a continuing education provider for the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (BAP #1002, expires 3/2015),  the Florida Certification Board (FCB #5088A), the Florida Board of Nursing (50-11268), and the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners (#0474, expires 2/2016). All training meets the requirements for Alabama Licensed Professional Counselors.

Taming the Temper: An Integrated Approach to Anger Management (3 CEUs)

This course will introduce an emotion regulation framework for understanding the anger and how anger can contribute to a client’s presenting problems.  Participants will learn multiple skills that can be taught to help clients better respond to stress and manage anger.  This training will describe the systems that comprise the experience of anger and provide examples of how sociocultural messages impact beliefs and expressions of anger.  Strategies for managing anger and assessment tools will be identified to assist in understanding anger.
Date: May 30, 2014
Time:  Sign-in begins at 8:30 a.m.; Training is from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Location:  The Center, 3804 N. 9th Avenue, Pensacola
Cost: $30 in advance; $35 at the door
Instructor:   Melanie Alexander, LMHC
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An Introduction to Play Therapy Techniques (3 CEUs)
In this training, attendees will learn basic information about incorporating play therapy techniques into their work with children ages 3-12.  The presentation will include Power Point slides, interactive discussions, role-playing, and interactive activities.  Attendees will leave with specific techniques to use with their child clients using both directive and non-directive play therapy interventions.  This workshop qualifies for three contact hours with the Association for Play Therapy, and attendees will be given information about how to become a Registered Play Therapist.
Date: June 13, 2014
Time:  Sign-in begins at 8:30 a.m.; Training is from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Location:  The Center, 3804 N. 9th Avenue, Pensacola
Cost: $30 in advance; $35 at the door
Instructor:   Jennifer Taylor, LCSW, RPT
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Meets the training requirements for Florida Board of Nursing.
Meets the training requirements for CHES Category II.

To be added to our email list and for current information on CEU courses, please contact Linda York via email, lyork@cdac.info or by telephone, (850) 434-2724.