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Trainings

CASAC offers year round training opportunities for those requiring CASAC, CPP, CPS, CASAC-G and CPP-G hours as well as those aspiring to learn more about chemical dependency, problem gambling, and related topics.

To register, complete the registration form. Registration fees can be mailed to either CASAC location or paid online using a credit card on the secure PayPal website. (You do not need a PayPal account.) See our financial policy.

Photo: trainingFor further information, contact Kathleen Colby, Director of Training Services, at (716) 664-3608 or by email at kjcolby@casacweb.org.

2014 Spring/Summer
Training Schedule

Sessions begin promptly. Sign-in begins 15 minutes before each session. Pre-registration is required.

Information on this calendar was accurate at the time of publication. You can sign up online to receive training calendar updates. Any training in our catalog can be scheduled at your site.

Overview of Behavioral Addictions

Sally Yageric, CPP and Megan Kunecki, BS, ECCPASA
Friday, March 28, 2014
9:00am–12:00pm

First Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave., Fredonia
(near the College)

$45.00
3 hours CPP/CPS (Sec. 1) CASAC Renewal
OASAS and PCB Approved

There are many diagnosable addictions. Some are chemical and others are behavioral. More

The Adolescent Brain and Gambling: A Risky Partnership

Tony Bellanca, Prevention Specialist
Friday, May 9, 2014
9:00am–12:00pm

The Salvation Army, 83 South Main St., Jamestown

$40.00
3 hours CPP/CPS (Sec. 1) CASAC Renewal, CASAC-G and CPP-G (Sec. 1), OASAS and PCB Approved

What is the connection between the brain and adolescent risky behavior? More

Prescription Drug Abuse: The Rising Epidemic

Melanie Witkowski, CPP
Thursday, May 15, 2014
5:30pm–8:30pm

First Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave., Fredonia
(near the College)

$40.00
3 hours CPP/CPS (Sec. 1) CASAC Renewal
OASAS and PCB Approved

Prescription Drug misuse and abuse is a complex problem, affecting many individuals from adolescents to adults. More

Sex Addiction: Multiple Partners, Porn and Cyber Sex

Sandra Johnson, PH.D., MSW, CASAC
Friday, May 16, 2014
9:00am–12:00pm

The Salvation Army, 83 South Main St., Jamestown

$45.00
3 hours CPP/CPS (Sec. 1) CASAC Renewal
OASAS and PCB Approved

This workshop will discuss sex and the hard wiring of the brain, hyper sexuality, sex addiction, and porn/internet addiction. More

The Heroin Crisis: Dependency and Treatment

Davina A. Moss-King, Ph.D., D.R.C., C.A.S.A.C., N.C.C.
Friday, June 13, 2014
9:00am–12:00pm

First Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave., Fredonia
(near the College)

$45.00
3 hours CPP/CPS (Sec. 1) CASAC Renewal
OASAS and PCB Approved

Workshop participants will become familiar with the signs and symptoms of opioid dependence, withdrawal, and intoxication, as well as historical and ethical issues surrounding opioid use and treatment. More

Creating Environments for Empowerment

Rev. Charmaine Grimm/Shadow Fox
Thursday, June 19, 2014
9:00am–12:00pm

SUNY Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk

$40.00
3 hours CPP/CPS (Sec. 3) CASAC Renewal
OASAS and PCB Approved

This workshop was developed for counselors of addictions and domestic abuse whom are actively seeking additional methodologies. More

Struggle For Intimacy in a Dysfunctional World

Suzanne Joyce, CASAC
Fridays, June 20 and 27, 2014
9:00am–12:00pm

CASAC, 501 West 3rd St., Suites 3 & 4 Sprinchorn Building, Jamestown

$145.00
12 hours CPP/CPS (Sec. 3) CASAC Renewal
OASAS and PCB Approved

There is no such thing as a perfect family. Everyone comes from a family with some degree of dysfunction. More