Anchorage Classroom Learning

Recovery, Health, Wellness & Balance
This course will provide information on supporting personal recovery, wellness, and balance health using stress management techniques. The focus of the course will be on stressors (family, work, financial etc) stress, burnout, stress management, and applied exercises to help students practice developing skills associated with the maintenance of their own health and wellness.
Hours: 8
Date: April 2, 2018
Time: 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Instructor: Marian Okitkun, RN. BSN, MPH
Cost: $35.00
Documentation
This course will provide information regarding the establishment and maintenance of a quality clinical/counseling record. The focus of the course will be the biopsychosocial assessment using ASAM criteria, and the principles of writing individualized treatment plans based on client assessment. Through hands-on exercises students will learn how to articulate clinical problem statements, formulate measurable treatment objectives that serve as benchmarks for obtaining clinical outcomes; counselor interventions; treatment plan review, and discharge summary.
Hours: 8
Date: April 3, 2018
Time: 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Instructor: Lynn Eldridge, M. Ed
Cost: $35.00
Intro to Client Centered Counseling
This course will provide information on the characteristics of the effective counselor, establishing a counseling relationship, and defining counselor and client roles. Through applied exercises students will be introduced to the practice of the client-centered approach, using communication skills such as listening, attending, reflection, paraphrasing, and summarizing.
Hours: 16
Date: April 4-5, 2018
Time: 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Instructor: Gayle Nauska, M.S., LPC, CDCS
Cost: $70.00
ASAM
This course will provide information regarding evaluating behavioral health disorders and issues criteria. Students will be provided guidance in evaluation of client risk and/or severity associated with the six ASAM Dimensions. Application exercises will use case examples for practicing and development of client placement recommendations based on what is available within the continuum of care.
Hours: 16
Date: April 19-20, 2018
Time: 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Instructor: Janet M. Carter, M.Ed
Cost: $70.00
Clinical Supervision 1 Developing Clinical Supervision skills
Drawing from SAMHSA's 52, this course is designed to increase understanding and skill in assessing counselors in substance use treatment settings and building learning plans to guide their continued professional growth and development. It emphasizes the importance of structure and the collaborative teaching and mentoring aspects of clinical supervision. The basis for evaluation are SAMHSA's TAP 21 Addiction Counseling Competencies and Performance Assessment Rubics for the Addiction Counseling Competencies. The content is generalizable to mental health and other settings. Experiential activities will enhance understanding of a)culture in supervision, b)methods of observation, c) performance evaluations, d) negotiation of learning plans, and e) structuring of supervisory interviews.
Hours: 15
Date: May 31- June1, 2018
Time: 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Instructor: Janis Crawford, Ph.D
Cost: $70.00
To register for these classes please call or email Virginia @ 907-563-9202 or email: virginiar@gci.net

All classes will be held in the RADACT Office
3901 Old Seward Hwy Ste 8
Anchorage, AK 99503
Please call or email if you would like to register for any of the classes
Call Virginia @ 907-563-9202 or email virginiar@gci.net to register
RADACT office location: 3901 Old Seward Hwy., Ste. 8