Expedited Substance Abuse Counselor Training and Certification

Expedited Substance Abuse Counselor Training and Certification
 
1755 The Exchange SE
Suite 245
Atlanta, GA 30339
 
Substance Abuse Counselor Training
Substance Abuse Counselor Training
 
Expedited Substance Abuse Counselor Training and Certification
 
Expedited substance abuse counselor training and certification classes are ongoing on a biweekly and monthly basis.  The only requirement is a High School/GED diploma.
270.0 core educational hours for CADC I/CADC II
180.0 core educational hours for CAC
 
Heroin is killing our children
Heroin is killing our children
Expedited Substance Abuse Counselor Training and Certification
 Class Schedule and Format
 
The course is offered either biweekly on Thursdays or on the first Saturday of every month for a total of 14 sessions.
 
Expedited opportunity for direct supervision and contact hours are available during this course.
 
Enrollment Information and Cost
 Expedited Program Fee: We offer a variety of payment plans, as low as $85.00 per session, to meet individual
budget needs.
 
 A mandatory registration fee of $250 is due on first day of class (this fee includes payment for class textbook).
 
 Clinical supervision is available at the additional cost of $50.00 per hour (or $30.00 per hour when supervision is pre-paid for). For CADC I/CADC II you need 300 clinical supervised hours.
 

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Relationship Groups; Saving your marriage

Relationship groups; Saving your marriage

Creating and cultivating healthy relationship is a two part process; first learning how to have a healthy relationship with the self, and then manifesting reciprocal behaviors with others.

The goal of the Relationship groups; Saving your marriage serries is to help members be more intentional in interpersonal relationships while providing psycho-education and support.

Relationship Groups
Relationship Groups and Couples Therapy.

Relationship Groups are very popular form of therapy in the modern world. Group therapy is an effective form of psychotherapy that is based on interdependence and interaction among the group members who mutually disclose personal challenges and issues in their relationships during group sessions.

Relationship Groups
Relationship Groups

The focus of the Relationship Groups; Saving your marriage series is to regain confidence in your communication with your partner. It’s based on the premise of interpersonal learning. The process serves as the agent of change.  The group presents realistic challenges to maladaptive interpersonal belief systems and behavioral patterns via feedback from participants and encouragement to experiment with healthier alternative behaviors, first within the group and then outside the group.

According to Irvin Yalom (2005) the following is s brief list of the benefits group psychotherapy can provide.

Universality – feeling of having problems similar to others, not alone.

Altruism – helping and supporting others.

Instillation of hope – encouragement that  recovery is possible.

Guidance – nurturing support & assistance.

Imparting information – teaching about problem and recovery.

Developing social skills – learning new ways to talk about feelings, observations. and concerns.

Interpersonal learning – finding out about themselves & others from the group.

 

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AACS Atlanta

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ASAM Level I Classes and Substance Abuse Treatment

ASAM Level I Classes and Substance Abuse Treatment

ASAM Level I classes are designed according to the ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) criteria for addiction treatment. Specifically, ASAM Level I classes  and Substance Abuse Treatment provide individuals with a supportive and instructive environment where they are encouraged to develop deeper insights into the causes and conditions, as well as the effects, of their addictive and abusive behaviors.

ASAM Group Location and Hours

ASAM Level
ASAM Level I Substance Abuse Treatment at www.aacsatlanta.com

 

It is well understood in the medical and scientific communities that substance abuse is associated with more fundamental or rudimentary cognitive deficits. Some of these deeper issues may be deficits in emotional regulation, diagnosable affective disorders, or a consequence of a myriad of other sociocultural, environmental and/or genetic factors. Regardless of their specificity, instructors of the ASAM Level classes and substance abuse treatment are trained to assist clients in beginning to illuminate these underlying psychological issues in order to alleviate the drive to pursue addictive avenues to cope with life stressors. Often, additional resources such as one-on-one counseling or pharmacological therapy from licensed and certified clinicians may be necessary to support the treatment process.

More information on ASAM Level I Classes

Substance Abuse Counselor Training
Substance Abuse Counselor Training

Clients are highly recommended to fully participate in this collaborative recovery process in order to gain the greatest benefits. The multi-dimensional approach advocated by the ASAM has led to the development of treatment resources intended to meet clients at different levels of self-awareness and overall readiness. Regardless of the individual’s level of self-understanding, open-mindedness and willingness to fully engage are critical for long-term abstinence and inner contentment. Our instructors of the ASAM Level I classes and substance abuse treatment are equipped to facilitate a supportive dialogue and provide the necessary resources to evoke sustainable transformation, which has been shown to reduce recidivism and lead to overall well-being. To register for an ASAM Level I Substance Abuse treatment class, call 404-594-1770.