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 50-22168, expires 3/2017),  the Florida Certification Board (FCB #5088A), the Florida Board of Nursing (50-11268, expires 10/2016), and the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners (#0474, expires 2/2016). All training meets the requirements for Alabama Licensed Professional Counselors.

Food for Thought: Brain Nutrition and Mood Disorders (3 CEUs)
This class will explain the connection between proper nutrition, brain function, and mood disorders, such as Anxiety and Depression. Participants will be introduced to treatment options that should be considered when assessing clients and creating treatment plans. Participants will also understand the connection between physical health and psychological health and how to support both in their clients.
Date: September 11, 2015
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: Peter J. Shark, BA, MS, AP
Registration

All-Day Training Opportunity – 6 CEUs Available from Three 2-Hour Trainings
1. Family Dynamics: How it Connects to Addiction (2 CEUs)
Instructor: Casey Harris, LPC, NCC
Sign in begins at 8:00 a.m.; Training is from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
This course will explain the effects of chemical dependency on family dynamics and identify the family roles in an addicted family. Participants will be able to learn interventions directly related to helping families of the chemically dependent. This course will be interactive and provide an opportunity for questions and answers.
2. Co-Dependency: The Addicted Helper (2 CEUs)
Instructor: Casey Harris, LPC, NCC
Sign in begins at 10:30 a.m.; Training is from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Participants will learn about codependency as it relates to the addicted family. This course will explain the tools to combat codependency and how they can benefit families and increase awareness of codependency. There will be opportunities for ineractive discussion and questions will be encouraged throughout the training.
3. The Structure of Recovery (2 CEUs)
Instructor: Robert Keeble, MSW
Sign in begins at 1:30 p.m.; Training is from 1:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
This course will explain the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual characteristics of recovery and why these areas are vital and are addressed in both treatment and recovery. Participants will understand why relapse occurs related to these four characteristics of recovery. This course will be interactive and provide an opportunity for questions throughout the training.
Date: October 2, 2015
Location: The Center, 3804 N. 9th Avenue, Pensacola
Cost: $20 each training; $50 for all three
Registration
You must register for each training separately, but you may make only one PayPal payment. Disregard prompts by PayPal to make additional payments.

Clean the Mirror: Become a Better Helper with Mindfulness Practices for Yourself and Your Clients (3 CEUs)
Participants in this course will learn mindfulness and radical self-acceptance practices to treat anxiety, depression, and stressful states of being. Helping professionals may benefit from increased knowledge of effective stress reduction, focusing, and conscious movement techniques which support healing and growth. Participants will learn the benefits of a body/mind approach to healing based on neuroscience and physiology with latest research findings into the impacts of these techniques. Participants will also utilize practical exercises such as breathing and gentle, focused movement to improve awareness and generate feelings of calm. This course will be interactive with opportunities for small group exercises and discussion.
Date: November 6, 2015
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: Heather Moller, MSW
Registration

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.