Continuing Education for Counselors
The Academy for Addiction Professionals has expanded its reach by offering regular and flexible continuing education programs for a diverse populous of professionals including addiction counselors, clinical social workers and mental health professionals. Our programs encompass not only addiction related topics, but many others pertinent to various professionals’ fields.
Continuing education to one degree or other is a requirement for most professionals in the addiction treatment and medical field. Further, professional development through continuing education can be interesting and informative when procured by knowledgeable and engaging instructors. The Academy for Addiction Professionals offers such a program with varied topics including:
- Abuse Reporting & Affirmative Duties
- Aggression Management
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Confidentiality and HIPAA
- Co-occurring Disorders
- Cultural Diversity
- Domestic Violence
- Ethics & Boundaries
- HIV / AIDS
- Incident Reporting
- Infection Control
- Self Harm / Suicide Risk Assessment
- Sexual Harassment
In Class Continuing Education:
We offer in-class continuing education programs at our flagship Fort Lauderdale, Florida location. In class continuing education programs range from two to six hours and programs can be tailored to suit the needs of attendees. Experiential training and role-playing can be incorporated into the program should it be relevant and necessary. Refreshments and lunch can be provided with advance notice.
The Academy also offers monthly continuing education lunch and learns at which exceptional speakers and interesting topics are hosted. These events usually confer 2-4 continuing education credit hours and cost as little as $10 including refreshments and a light meal. Time is set aside for questions and answers and most presenters are available for private discussion after the event.
- February 2016 Naloxone Training Summit
- November 2015 Mental Health Symposium
- August 2014 Qualified Clinical Supervisor Training
- February 2014 Lunch and Learn on Halfway House Regulation
- August 2013 Lunch and Learn on licensing billing and UR
Our instructors can now come to you! Qualifying facilities can arrange for one of our instructors to present at your facility and at the time you wish. Topics can be completely unique to the needs of your employees and the number of credit hours will vary based on the needs of the facility. Receiving quality training has never been easier and downtime is minimized as there is no need for employees to travel to receive their training. Request on-site continuing education and training.
Online Continuing Education Classes
Every month we add several new online classes to our Internet-based class delivery system. Since its inception as a convenience for distance learning students, our online school has grown with the rest of our program. We offer over 15 different courses including core certified counselor education courses and continuing education. Getting the educational requirements you need is now available 24/7 for a cost as low as $10 per credit hour. Take an Online Continuing Education Class