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This month in our Addiction Counselor Course we will look at Cultural Competencies.   Click here for more information and to attend class on July 12 and/or July 13.  Thanks Teresa for an enlightening article on seniors, and often overlooked population when it come...

This is quite a challenge to express in words what it's like to be a father in recovery. To me the biggest thing that stands out is commitment, commitment to self. This is the selfish part of recovery. If I do not honor myself first everything that I've worked so hard...

June 21 - 23, 2019. Woodstock location. We offer an Experiential Resolution Blueprint Specialist certificate. We are DOING! We are not interested in you watching us facilitate activities.  You will dive in, and sharpen your skills of experiential facilitation. You seat...

As a person in recovery since 2016, I was not in recovery when my son was born February 9, 2014.  He was the most beautiful child I had ever seen and holding him for the first time changed my life forever.  Unfortunately, the love for my child was not stronger than the...

Join our class Friday May 3rd and Saturday May 4th for updated information on the Code and our confidentiality laws. 

Today in Clinical supervision we took a closer look at the updated professional Code of Ethics (NAADAC, 2016). Review of ethics should be a regular prac...

The Code of Federal Regulations 42 (CFR 42), Part 2 is the federal regulations for substance abuse treatment & records. On May 4 we will have a special guest speaker - David Burris, CACII, Past President of GACA to offer a class about all the updates.  To lea...

Very interesting article to read. Stay informed about 42 CFR Part 2,

Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records. This law has been enacted since 1975 to protect our clients information, and identify the parameters of disclosure.  Today this vital law is u...

Have you heard about Skunk?

Apparently it is Cannabis with a much higher concentration of THC.

A recent study in Europe reports the dangers of use, even the possibility of psychosis. 

Join us in our Certified Addiction Counselor class on April 5 and 6 where we are reviewi...

Be informed about cultural competencies of working with women in treatment.

Rates reported to have increased 500 percent in women over 30.

Stay informed about new information.Click to read Reported this evening on the NBC Nightly News.

How to Develop a Relapse Prevention Plan. 

While this was first written in 2003, this is an article that every addiction counselor in training and certified addiction counselor should be familiar with.  

And for more detailed information visit my  School of Add...

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