Nome Classroom Learning


This course will introduce students to various codes of ethics with focus on the behavioral health/substance abuse code. The issue of professional boundaries will be covered in depth. Applied exercises and discussion will assist students in practicing identification of potential ethical issues, and providing client services.
Hours: 3 CEU
Time: 8:30 am 11:30 am
Date: February 4, 2019
Instructor: Debbie Emery, MSW, MPA
Cost: $35.00


This course will provide information on the federal requirements of 42CFR part 2 and HIPAA regarding client confidentiality and protection of client confidential information in behavioral health counselling. Students will discuss handling various confidential issues that may arise in the behavioral health field.
Hours: 3 CEU
Time: 1:00 pm 4:00 pm
Date: February 4, 2019
Instructor: Debbie Emery, MSW, MPA
Cost $35.00

Intermediate Therapeutic Group

This course will provide advanced information and practice related to therapeutic group process, with a focus on:

*determining the criteria for participation in groups of various types and how to screen candidates

*time limited group process

*role and function of therapeutic group leadership

*therapeutic outcomes and risks associated with group educational and treatment experiences

*exercises to provide exposure to the therapeutic group process and its applications
Hours: 16 CEU
Time: 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Date: February 5-6, 2019
Instructor: Debbie Emery, MSW, MPA
Cost $70.00
All classes will be held at:
Katirvik Cultural Center
Richard Foster Building
100 W 7th Ave
Nome, AK 99762
To register call or email Kim Knudsen @ 907-443-9584 or email