Kodiak Classroom Learning

Introduction to Addictive Behavior


This course will provide an overview of substance use disorders/addiction from etiology to treatment. The course will focus on CSATs model of addiction that looks at how the brain and body responds even before exposure to the object of addiction. The course will also cover the effects of drugs on the brain – both long and short-term, pharmacotherapy, triggers, craving, and recovery issues.
DATE: Monday, May 9, 2022
Instructor: Janet M Carter, M. Ed
Time: 8:30-5:00
CEU: 8
Cost: $35.00

Crisis Intervention


An introduction to foundational and practice information about general crisis events, such as medical, violence, depression, relapse, job loss, and grief. This is an entry level course where the goal is help participants recognize, intervene, and refer the individual to a professional for counseling.
DATE: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Instructor: Janet M Carter, M. Ed
Time: 8:30-5:00
CEU: 8
Cost: $35.00

Ethics


This course will introduce participants to various codes of ethics with focus on the behavioral health/substance use code. The issue of professional boundaries will be covered in depth. Applied exercises and discussion will assist participants in practicing identification of potential ethical issues in providing client services.
DATE: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Instructor: Gloria Eldridge, Ph. D
Time: 8:30-12:30
CEU: 4
Cost: $35.00

Confidentiality


This course will provide information of the federal requirements of 42 CFR part 2, and HIPAA regarding client confidentiality and protection of client confidential information in behavioral health counseling. Participants will discuss handling various confidential issues that may rise in the behavioral health field.
DATE: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Instructor: Gloria Eldridge, Ph. D
Time: 1:00-5:00
CEU: 4
Cost: $35.00

Introduction to Client Centered Counseling


The course will provide information of the characteristics of the effective counselor, establishing a counseling relationship, and defining counselor and client roles. Through applied exercises participants will be introduced to the practice of the client-centered approach, using communication skills such as listening, attending, reflection, paraphrasing, and summarizing.
DATE: Thursday-Friday, May 12-13, 2022
Instructor: Gloria Eldridge, Ph. D
Time: 8:30-5:00
CEU: 16
Cost: $70.00

Family Violence & SUD


Family violence and substance use disorders are progressive, chronic, and potentially lethal conditions. This course will focus on the two interactive cycles, responses from victims and perpetrators, resistance factors, and roadblocks to change. Strategies for unraveling and identifying treatment issues and networking protocols will be addressed.
DATE: Monday, May 16, 2022
Instructor: James Fitterling, Ph. D
Time: 8:30-5:00
CEU: 8
Cost: $35.00

Motivational Interviewing


This course will introduce participants to the theory, spirit, principles, and strategies of motivational interviewing. Participants will have an opportunity for practice and skills development through the use of role-plays, and interactive group exercises. The role plays and group exercises will enhance participant skills in establishing rapport, eliciting change talk, and establishing commitment to change language from the client.
DATE: Tuesday-Wednesday, May 17-18, 2022
Instructor: James Fitterling, Ph. D
Time: 8:30-5:00
CEU: 16
Cost: $70.00

Trauma Informed Care


Trauma informed care is a way of looking at patients/clients with a substance use disorder through the lens of historical adversity. Trauma informed care helps providers and staff change their framework and mindset when working with patients who have been impacted by traumatic events. The course will help providers and staff be more psychologically prepared to work with complex patients/clients.
DATE: Thursday, May 19, 2022
Instructor: Gayle Nauska, M.S., CDCS, LPC, NCC
Time: 8:30-5:00
CEU: 8
Cost: $35.00

Recovery Health Wellness


This course will provide information on supporting personal recovery, wellness and balanced health using stress management techniques. The course will discuss stressors (family, work, financial etc.), stress, burnout, and stress management. The focus of the course will be to provide practical tools to manage the often high stress caregiver work in the substance use disorder field and to prevent compassion fatigue.
DATE: Friday, May 20, 2022
Instructor: Gayle Nauska, M.S., CDCS, LPC, NCC
Time: 8:30-5:00
CEU: 8
Cost: $35.00

To register for classes phone Virginia at 907-563-9202 or email radact3901@gmail.com
ALL CLASSES ARE IN PERSON