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NACCTP: 3-SU20-CAS Class Package

$1,23440

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Apr 1, 2020 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: The CAS Class Package is designed for mental health professionals on Pathway 2 who have (or will have) a clinical graduate degree by the time they apply for their CAS credential. This class package provides 119 hours of course content and covers all seven (7) of the required classes for the Pathway 2 CAS credential including:

  1. Group Counseling Skills (21.0 Contact Hours)
  2. Infectious Diseases in Addiction Treatment (14.0 Contact Hours)
  3. Motivational Interviewing (21.0 Contact Hours)
  4. Pharmacology I (14.0 Contact Hours)
  5. Pharmacology II (14.0 Contact Hours)
  6. Principles of Addiction Treatment (21.0 Contact Hours)
  7. Professional Ethics II (14.0 Contact Hours)

The seven (7) classes can be completed in as little as six months or can be extended up to 12 months. NOTE: Class Packages are non-refundable, non-transferable to another person, and must be completed within 12 months of purchase. Classes can be taken as an educational requirement for CAS credentialing through OBH/DORA or as continuing education (CE) or continuing professional development (CPD) only. IMPORTANT: The start date listed here only indicates when the package goes on sale, not when the classes begin. Please check individual listings for specific class start dates.

  • COHORT: Summer 2020 Class Cohort.
  • DATES: The seven (7) class sequence typically begins with the 1st available CAS class in the specified cohort after registration and continues until the sequence is complete unless a class is full or a prerequisite has not been met yet. If a specific sequence is needed, please let us know ASAP.
  • TIME: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
  • CE CONTACT HOURS: 119.0 Contact Hours.
  • CE APPROVALS: DORA, NAADAC, NBCC; Applicable to CAC/LAC Credentialing.
  • RECOMMENDED TEXT: Participants may find it helpful to read the Handbook for Addiction Counselors (CAC/LAC), available HERE.
  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathway 2 = Completion of a Clinical Graduate Degree (or by Time of Application).
  • PAYMENT PLAN: A payment plan can be established through the online registration process.
  • DISCOUNT: Buy all seven (7) classes separately at the General Professional rate and pay $1,543.00. Save 20% automatically with our Class Package and pay only $1,234.40 (Provided at Check-Out). Payment plans are available through the registration process.
  • ADDITIONAL DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = Save an Additional 10%; Military/Veterans = Save an Additional 15%; Graduate Students = Save an Additional 20%; Noeticus Staff/Former Staff = Save an Additional 25% (Provided at Check-Out).
NACCTP: 4-SU20-LAC Class Package
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NACCTP: 4-SU20-LAC Class Package

$51760

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Apr 1, 2020 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: The LAC Class Package is designed for mental health professionals on Pathway 2 who have (or will have) a clinical graduate degree by the time they apply for their CAC/LAC credential. This class package provides 49 hours of course content and covers all three (3) of the required classes (in addition to the CACII classes) for the Pathway 2 CACIII/LAC credential including:

  1. Advanced Motivational Interviewing (14.0 Contact Hours)
  2. Clinical Supervision I (21.0 Contact Hours)
  3. Clinical Supervision II (14.0 Contact Hours)

The three (3) classes can be completed in as little as three months or can be extended up to 12 months. NOTE: Class Packages are non-refundable, non-transferable to another person, and must be completed within 12 months of purchase. Classes can be taken as an educational requirement for LAC credentialing through OBH/DORA or as continuing education (CE) or continuing professional development (CPD) only. IMPORTANT: The start date listed here only indicates when the package goes on sale, not when the classes begin. Please check individual listings for specific class start dates.

  • COHORT: Summer 2020 Class Cohort.
  • DATES: The three (3) class sequence typically begins with the 1st available LAC class in the specified cohort after registration and continues until the sequence is completed unless a class is full or a prerequisite has not been met yet. If a specific sequence is needed, please let us know ASAP.
  • TIME: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. 
  • CE CONTACT HOURS: 49.0 Contact Hours.
  • CE APPROVALS: DORA, NAADAC, NBCC; Applicable to CAC/LAC Credentialing.
  • RECOMMENDED TEXT: Participants may find it helpful to read the Handbook for Addiction Counselors (CAC/LAC), available HERE.
  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathway 2 = Completion of a Clinical Graduate Degree (or by Time of Application).
  • PAYMENT PLAN: A payment plan can be established through the online registration process.
  • DISCOUNT: Buy all three (3) classes separately at the General Professional rate and pay $647.00. Save 20% automatically with our Class Package and pay only $517.60 (Provided at Check-Out).
  • ADDITIONAL DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = Save an Additional 10%; Military/Veterans = Save an Additional 15%; Graduate Students = Save an Additional 20%; Noeticus Staff/Former Staff = Save an Additional 25% (Provided at Check-Out).

NACCTP: National Recovery Month (NRM) Essay Contest

Free

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Sep 1, 2020 at 9 am

Noeticus Addiction Counselor Clinical Training Program™ (NACCTP)

National Recovery Month (NRM) • Essay Contest for Mental Health Professionals Working on or with a Clinical Master's or Doctoral Degree • Win All CAS/Pathway 2 Classes!

- Prize Valid for Classes Held October 2020 through March 2021 -

As part of National Recovery Month (NRM), sponsored by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and National Addiction Professionals Day, sponsored by The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), Noeticus has created an Annual Essay Writing Contest to encourage Graduate Students and Clinicians to become Certified and/or Licensed Addiction Counselors (CAC/LAC) in Colorado.

Prize Information:

  • PRIZE: All Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS)/Pathway 2 Required Classes in Next Six Months (119 Contact Hours).
  • CATEGORIES: 1) Graduate Student Category ($1,234.00 Value; Graduate Degree in a Behavioral Health Discipline); 2) New Professional Category ($1,388.70 Value; 1-5 Years Post-Graduate); and 3) Seasoned Professional Category ($1,543.00 Value; 6 or More Years Post-Graduate).
  • INSTRUCTOR: Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN, MAC
  • DATES: See List Below.
  • TIME: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm All Days (Check-In at 8:30 am)
  • WHERE: Zoom-Based; Online Live-Streaming Classes (until further notice).
  • COST: No Cost to Contest Winners!
  • CE CONTACT HOURS: 119.0 Contact Hours.
  • CE APPROVALS: DORA, NAADAC, NBCC; Applicable to CAC/LAC Credentialing.
  • RECOMMENDED TEXT: Participants may find it helpful to read the Handbook for Addiction Counselors (CAC/LAC), available HERE.
  • REQUIREMENTS: Working on or Conferred Clinical Graduate Degree in Behavioral HealthSize: Based On OBH Requirements; Please Register Early to Ensure Placement

Prize Application:

Interested graduate students and mental health professionals in behavioral health (counseling, MFT, psychology, social work, etc.) are invited to apply for this prize by completing the free application associated with this event. Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements and must submit their completed applications between September 1, 2020 at 12:00 am and September 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Winners will be announced on Thursday, October 1, 2020 by 5:00 pm. Graduate students or clinicians who are not able to begin their class sequence in October 2020 and/or who are unable to attend all of the classes on the listed dates are encouraged to register for the regular CAC/LAC class package or individual CAC/LAC classes by visiting this link: http://www.noeticus.org/nacctp.html

Prize Rules:

Classes must be completed in the six month period between October 2020 and March 2021. All seven classes must be completed by the winner of the prize and must be completed in the listed sequence. Winners agree to have their names, pictures, and application essays shared. Winners must also obtain their CERTS (Colorado Educational Educational Requirements Tracking System) Student ID Number (not part of the prize package) prior to beginning their classes. OBH classes have minimum registration requirements and cannot be guaranteed. Transfers to other dates are not available unless previously authorized or resulting from under-enrollment. See Cancellation and Refund Policy for further details. 

Pathway 2 / National Recovery Month CAS Class Sequence (119 Hours; Winners MUST be able to attend ALL classes in this sequence*):

  1. 10/05-07/20 (M/T/W): Principles of Addiction Treatment (21.0 Hours) or 04/21-23/21 (W/T/R) if October dates are too soon
  2. 12/02-04/20 (W/R/F): Group Counseling Skills (21.0 Hours)
  3. 12/17-18/20 (R/F): Professional Ethics II (14.0 Hrs)
  4. 01/21-22/21 (R/F): Infectious Diseases in Addiction Treatment (14.0 Hours)
  5. 02/03-05/21 (W/R/F): Motivational Interviewing (21.0 Hours)
  6. 02/18-19/21 (R/F): Pharmacology I (14.0 Hours)
  7. 03/18-19/21 (R/F): Pharmacology II (14.0 Hours)

* NOTE: Some classes have registration caps, if a class fills up, you will be placed in the next available class. Also, the training requirements for CAS will likely change effective April 1, 2021. We will work with you as much as possible to make sure you can complete any newly required classes.

Training Text:

Prize winners taking this class series (and all classes offered through the Noeticus Addiction Counselor Clinical Training Program™ (NACCTP) are encouraged to download and read the most recent edition of the Handbook for Addiction Counselors published by the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) and available from the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA). For access to the handbook and all associated CAC and LAC related application materials, please visit the DORA website HERE.

More Information:

  • Program: Noeticus Addiction Counselor Clinical Training Program™ (NACCTP)
  • Contact: Ryan Kennedy, PsyD; Training and Education Program Director
  • Website: www.noeticus.org/nacctp.html
  • Email: nacctp@noeticus.org
  • Call: 303-399-9988 x 505
NACCTP: Clinical Supervision I
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NACCTP: Clinical Supervision I

$249

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: This training is designed to help a counselor learn the models of supervision and tools necessary to use as a standard of supervision practice. In this course, the counselor will be exposed to supervision that is tailored to the supervisee’s developmental level of experience. Ethical supervisory practices, including supervision contracts and work verification practices, will be discussed. Videotaping and feedback will assist the participant in developing a standard level of supervisory skills proficiency. NOTE: This class can be taken as a required class for CAC/LAC credentialing, as an educational requirement for ACS™ Certification through the CCE, and also as part of the Noeticus Intentional Clinical Supervision in Clinical Practice Certificate™ (NICSCPC).

  • DATE: September 23, 24, and 25, 2020 (Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday).
  • TIME: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
  • CE CONTACT HOURS: 21.0 Contact Hours.
  • CE APPROVALS: DORA, NAADAC, NBCC; Applicable to CAC/LAC Credentialing; Applicable to ACS™ Certification through the CCE; Applicable to the Noeticus Intentional Clinical Supervision in Clinical Practice Certificate™ (NICSCPC).
  • RECOMMENDED TEXT: Participants may find it helpful to read the Handbook for Addiction Counselors (CAC/LAC), available HERE.
  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathways 1 & 2 = None.
  • PAYMENT PLAN: A payment plan can be established through the online registration process.
  • DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = 10%; Military/Veterans = 15%; Graduate Students = 20%; Noeticus Staff/Former Staff = 25% (Provided at Check-Out).
Full Course

NACCTP: 1-WI21-CAS Class Package

$1,23440

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Oct 1, 2020 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: The CAS Class Package is designed for mental health professionals on Pathway 2 who have (or will have) a clinical graduate degree by the time they apply for their CAS credential. This class package provides 119 hours of course content and covers all seven (7) of the required classes for the Pathway 2 CAS credential including:

  1. Group Counseling Skills (21.0 Contact Hours)
  2. Infectious Diseases in Addiction Treatment (14.0 Contact Hours)
  3. Motivational Interviewing (21.0 Contact Hours)
  4. Pharmacology I (14.0 Contact Hours)
  5. Pharmacology II (14.0 Contact Hours)
  6. Principles of Addiction Treatment (21.0 Contact Hours)
  7. Professional Ethics II (14.0 Contact Hours)

The seven (7) classes can be completed in as little as six months or can be extended up to 12 months. NOTE: Class Packages are non-refundable, non-transferable to another person, and must be completed within 12 months of purchase. Classes can be taken as an educational requirement for CAS credentialing through OBH/DORA or as continuing education (CE) or continuing professional development (CPD) only. IMPORTANT: The start date listed here only indicates when the package goes on sale, not when the classes begin. Please check individual listings for specific class start dates.

  • COHORT: Winter 2020 Class Cohort.
  • DATES: The seven (7) class sequence typically begins with the 1st available CAS class in the specified cohort after registration and continues until the sequence is complete unless a class is full or a prerequisite has not been met yet. If a specific sequence is needed, please let us know ASAP.
  • TIME: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
  • CE CONTACT HOURS: 119.0 Contact Hours.
  • CE APPROVALS: DORA, NAADAC, NBCC; Applicable to CAC/LAC Credentialing.
  • RECOMMENDED TEXT: Participants may find it helpful to read the Handbook for Addiction Counselors (CAC/LAC), available HERE.
  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathway 2 = Completion of a Clinical Graduate Degree (or by Time of Application).
  • PAYMENT PLAN: A payment plan can be established through the online registration process.
  • DISCOUNT: Buy all seven (7) classes separately at the General Professional rate and pay $1,543.00. Save 20% automatically with our Class Package and pay only $1,234.40 (Provided at Check-Out). Payment plans are available through the registration process.
  • ADDITIONAL DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = Save an Additional 10%; Military/Veterans = Save an Additional 15%; Graduate Students = Save an Additional 20%; Noeticus Staff/Former Staff = Save an Additional 25% (Provided at Check-Out).
Payment plan available: $200 deposit plus 12 payments of $79.56, paid every two weeks. Final payment of $79.68.

NACCTP: 2-WI21-LAC Class Package

$51760

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Oct 1, 2020 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: The LAC Class Package is designed for mental health professionals on Pathway 2 who have (or will have) a clinical graduate degree by the time they apply for their LAC credential. This class package provides 49 hours of course content and covers all three (3) of the required classes (beyond the CAS classes) for the Pathway 2 LAC credential including:

  1. Advanced Motivational Interviewing (14.0 Contact Hours)
  2. Clinical Supervision I (21.0 Contact Hours)
  3. Clinical Supervision II (14.0 Contact Hours)

The three (3) classes can be completed in as little as three months or can be extended up to 12 months. NOTE: Class Packages are non-refundable, non-transferable to another person, and must be completed within 12 months of purchase. Classes can be taken as an educational requirement for LAC credentialing through OBH/DORA or as continuing education (CE) or continuing professional development (CPD) only. IMPORTANT: The start date listed here only indicates when the package goes on sale, not when the classes begin. Please check individual listings for specific class start dates.

  • COHORT: Winter 2020 Class Cohort.
  • DATES: The three (3) class sequence typically begins with the 1st available LAC class in the specified cohort after registration and continues until the sequence is completed unless a class is full or a prerequisite has not been met yet. If a specific sequence is needed, please let us know ASAP.
  • TIME: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. 
  • CE CONTACT HOURS: 49.0 Contact Hours.
  • CE APPROVALS: DORA, NAADAC, NBCC; Applicable to CAC/LAC Credentialing.
  • RECOMMENDED TEXT: Participants may find it helpful to read the Handbook for Addiction Counselors (CAC/LAC), available HERE.
  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathway 2 = Completion of a Clinical Graduate Degree (or by Time of Application).
  • PAYMENT PLAN: A payment plan can be established through the online registration process.
  • DISCOUNT: Buy all three (3) classes separately at the General Professional rate and pay $647.00. Save 20% automatically with our Class Package and pay only $517.60 (Provided at Check-Out).
  • ADDITIONAL DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = Save an Additional 10%; Military/Veterans = Save an Additional 15%; Graduate Students = Save an Additional 20%; Noeticus Staff/Former Staff = Save an Additional 25% (Provided at Check-Out).
Payment plan available: $200 deposit plus 5 payments of $52.93, paid every four weeks. Final payment of $52.95.

NACCTP: Principles of Addiction Treatment

$249

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Oct 5, 2020 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: This class presents the models of addiction, defines and outlines various types of addiction treatment, presents the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) principles of effective treatment, and reviews the use of evidence-based treatment approaches. The competencies required of an addiction counselor and scope of practice will be reviewed along with applicable rules and professional readiness.

  • DATE: October 5, 6, and 7, 2020 (Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday).
  • TIME: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
  • CE CONTACT HOURS: 21.0 Contact Hours.
  • CE APPROVALS: DORA, NAADAC, NBCC; Applicable to CAC/LAC Credentialing.
  • RECOMMENDED TEXT: Participants may find it helpful to read the Handbook for Addiction Counselors (CAC/LAC), available HERE.
  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathways 1 & 2 = None.
  • PAYMENT PLAN: A payment plan can be established through the online registration process.
  • DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = 10%; Military/Veterans = 15%; Graduate Students = 20%; Noeticus Staff/Former Staff = 25% (Provided at Check-Out).
Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $87.00, paid weekly.

NACCTP: Clinical Supervision II

$199

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Nov 5, 2020 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: Clinical Supervision II is designed to reinforce the Motivational Interviewing (MI) skills of the supervisor through the use of the MIA:STEP process. MIA:STEP (Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency) will be utilized as a format of supervision. Specialized techniques, coaching, coding, teaching, and use of video or audio taping in supervision will be discussed. Videotaping of practice sessions may be utilized. NOTE: This class can be taken as a required class for CAC/LAC credentialing, as an educational requirement for ACS™ Certification through the CCE, and also as part of the Noeticus Intentional Clinical Supervision in Clinical Practice Certificate™ (NICSCPC).

  • DATE: November 5 and 6, 2020 (Thursday & Friday).
  • TIME: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
  • CE CONTACT HOURS: 14.0 Contact Hours.
  • CE APPROVALS: DORA, NAADAC, NBCC; Applicable to CAC/LAC Credentialing; Applicable to ACS™ Certification through the CCE; Applicable to the Noeticus Intentional Clinical Supervision in Clinical Practice Certificate™ (NICSCPC).
  • RECOMMENDED TEXT: Participants may find it helpful to read the Handbook for Addiction Counselors (CAC/LAC), available HERE.
  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathways 1 & 2 = Advanced Motivational Interviewing and Clinical Supervision I.
  • PAYMENT PLAN: A payment plan can be established through the online registration process.
  • DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = 10%; Military/Veterans = 15%; Graduate Students = 20%; Noeticus Staff/Former Staff = 25% (Provided at Check-Out).
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