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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 appropriate registration form below. 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.

Summer/Fall 2016 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.

Tobacco Trends—Shifts in Consumption

Kenneth Dahlgren, MPH
Friday, August 19, 2016
9:30am–12:30pm

Salvation Army
83 South Main St., Jamestown

Registration Form
Deadline: August 12, 2016

Offered at no charge. Pre-registration is required.
3 hours, Section 1 CPP/CPS, CASAC Renewal, OASAS & PCB Approved

This workshop will cover the social issues, health effects, and addiction issues around the use of tobacco and/or nicotine. More

Relationships in a Dysfunctional World

Suzanne Joyce, CASAC
Fridays, September 23 & 30, 2016
9:00am–4:00pm

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

Registration Form
Deadline: September 16, 2016

$120.00
12 hours, Section 3 CPP/CPS, CASAC Renewal, OASAS & PCB Approved

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

The Neurobiology of Abuse

Sandra Johnson, PH.D., MSW, CASAC
Friday, October 14, 2016
9:30am–12:30pm

Salvation Army
83 South Main St., Jamestown

Registration Form
Deadline: October 7, 2016

$45.00
3 hours, Section 1 CPP/CPS, CASAC Renewal, NYS OASAS & PCB Approved

Find out what the Neurobiology of Abuse tells us about behaviors and mental health disorders of children/adults who have been sexually, physically, and emotionally abused and neglected. More

Opioid Dependence & Pregnancy

Davina A. Moss-King, PH.D., CRC, CASAC, NCC
Friday, October 21, 2016
9:00am–12:00pm

First Presbyterian Church
219 Central Ave., Fredonia

Registration Form
Deadline: October 14, 2016

$45.00
3 hours, Section 1 CPP/CPS, CASAC Renewal, NYS OASAS & PCB Approved

Currently, there is a gap of information for opioid use involving women and pregnancy. More

Preventing Relapse

Suzanne Joyce, CASAC
Friday, October 28, 2016
9:00am–12:00pm

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

Registration Form
Deadline: October 14, 2016

$40.00
3 hours, Section 1 CASAC/CPP/CPS, OASAS & PCB Approved

Based on the suggestions of Terrence Gorski, this presentation will focus on the six stages of recovery from chemical dependency. More

The Examined Life: Ethics, Values & Professionalism In Prevention

Julie Franco, CPP
Thursday, November 3, 2016
9:00am–12:00pm

First Presbyterian Church
219 Central Ave., Fredonia

Registration Form
Deadline: October 27, 2016

Offered at no charge
3 hours, Section 3 CASAC/CPP/CPS, OASAS & PCB Approved

The Examined Life: Ethics, Values & Professionalism in Prevention is a 3 CASAC/CPP credit hour exploratory workshop to raise awareness of the importance of personal and professional ethical practice to assure the health, safety and recovery of those suffering from addictions. More

Anger Management Treatment

Tony Bellanca, Prevention Specialist
Friday, November 4, 2016
9:30am–12:30pm

Salvation Army
83 South Main St., Jamestown

Registration Form
Deadline: October 28, 2016

$45.00
3 hours, Section 1 CPP/CPS, CASAC Renewal, OASAS & PCB Approved

Participants will learn how to help their substance abuse and mental health clients develop skills that are necessary to successfully manage anger. More