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.

Communicate for a Change: Everyone Communicates, Few Connect (3 CEUs)
Participants will learn the importance of effective communication to make a change and connect with others. This class will focus on the importance of communication as an important skill for building relationships by influencing interactions either positively or negatively.  In addition, this course will distinguish verbal and non-verbal language, identify common barriers and mistakes that prevent the connection, and provide insights to understanding effective listening and build better rapport with clients.  Learning how to effectively communicate will improve the workplace, relationships, and enhance your skills for performance improvement.  This will be an interactive class with an opportunity to practice your communication skills.
Date: December 12, 2014 – NEW DATE
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:   Kismet Rideau, M.Ed., Ed.S.

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