Continuing Education

 

Continuing Education, Sign-In Requirements and Certificates

Continuing Education Hours, General Conference

Participants can earn up to thirteen (13) Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) for attending the general conference.

Here is the breakdown for days:

Monday, October 6: 7.5 hours
Tuesday, October 7: 5.5 hours

Licensure Approval

  • National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

CASAT is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

Participants may use the certificate to apply for CEHs from other certification/licensing boards. Please check with your board before submitting a certificate.

Sign-in Requirements and Digital Certificates, General Conference

Participants must sign in at the registration desk each morning in order to receive credit for attendance for the general conference. Certificates for the general conference will be sent digitally to all participants AFTER the conference. Please notify the registration desk for adjustments on early departure certificates in advance. Certificates will not be mailed.

Sunday (Pre-Conference SBIRT Training) – six (6) CEHs – FULL

Sunday, October 5, 2014
9:00am – 4:00pm: NAADAC and NBCC (6 CEHs)
No cost; first-come, first-served; Must be registered to attend.
Sponsored by the NWATTC

This workshop is FULL as of August 2014.

SBIRT_Flyer_07.31.2014 (updated – added co-presenter)

Certificates will not be mailed; please pick up a certificate before leaving. The NWATTC will provide participants who complete the course with a certificate of attendance onsite. The workshop will be held at the Yakima Convention Center.

SBIRT is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons with substance use disorders, as well as those who are at risk of developing these disorders. Practitioners learn how to screen people for substance use disorder and apply a brief negotiated interview to build motivation for change and link to appropriate services. This presentation will discuss the research and rationale for widespread implementation of SBIRT; teach participants how to use common screening instruments, describe, demonstrate and educate participants on how to perform a brief negotiated interview; learn how SBIRT could be set-up in a clinic and explore protocols for referral to treatment.

Wednesday (Post-Conference Ethics Training) – four (4) or six (6) CEHs

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
8:00am – 12:00pm: Counselors (4 CEHs)
8:00am – 3:00pm: Mental Health Professionals (6 CEHs)
$30 additional fee

Participants attending the Post-Conference Ethics Training must also sign in at the training in order to receive credit. Participants will receive a certificate for four (4) or six (6) hours at the close of the training on Wednesday, October 8. Certificates will not be mailed; please pick up a printed certificate before leaving. The workshop will be held at the Yakima Convention Center.

The workshop will cover the Counselor’s Code of Ethics, laws governing counseling and ethical decision-making, the ethical decision process and involve participant discussion.