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Addiction Counseling Skills

21 Hours: Meets BHA CAT requirement, Domestic Violence, NBCC & NAADAC


  • July 11 - 13, 2024
  • September 16 - 18, 2024

Cost: $ 200

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Trainer(s): Tracy L. Hutchinson, LPC, MAC, CAS

Note: Due to a limited class size for small group skills practice – registration tuition must be paid in full and is non-transferable and non-refundable.  Early registration is strongly encouraged.

Addiction Counseling Skills is considered part of the “Core Curriculum” and basic to the foundational training of an addiction counselor. The purpose of this class is to provide a framework and counseling model for working with clients with substance misuse and addiction. The focus of this course is to teach the counseling skills needed to help clients process their information and move toward the change process. The models utilized are client-centered, counselor-directed therapy along with motivational spirit of counseling. Recording and feedback will assist the participants in developing a standard level of counseling skills proficiency.


BHS Training

Registration Instructions:

Note: By registering for this course, you agree to the cancelation requirements by the Behavioral Health Services Training department. Cancellations must be completed within 7 business days to obtain a full refund for the course. If the department is not notified within 7 business days, the course becomes non-transferable and non-refundable.

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