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Spring -Classes start March 27, 2017
The following ten courses are each thirty hours in length. Most students start by taking three courses. Students starting in March 2017 will likely start by taking three courses – The three courses will vary by participants needs and schedule availability. Although this is typical, each student has the option of taking more or less classes and setting up their own schedule of classes.
Advanced students with related education may not need all courses. -For more information or to setup an interview call 508-993-0802 or 774-930-0390
Entry level classes (1 through 6)
1. Core Functions and Core Competencies of Substance Abuse Counseling. This course will cover/review Screening, Intake, Orientation, Assessment, Treatment Planning, Counseling, Case Management, Referrals, Consultation, Record Keeping, Client Education and Crisis Management. Tap 21 will also be briefly reviewed. Tuesday Daytime Classes: March 28 to May 30, 2017 from 8:15 to 11:15AM
2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Substance Abuse Treatment. This course will focus on helping participants better understand the ethical issues involved in the substance abuse treatment field, along with a better understanding of the related functions and responsibilities that are specific to substance abuse treatment. Tuesday Daytime Classes: March 28 to May 30, 2017 from 11:30AM to 2:30PM
3. The Basics of Chemical Dependency Counseling. This course will cover a practical approach to all aspects of treatment from the initial interview to treatment planning to the basics of individual and group therapy and more. Thursday Daytime Classes: March 30 to June 1, 2017 from 8:15 to 11:15AM
4. Multiple Participant Treatment: Group, Couples, Family and Intervention in the Treatment of Substance Abuse. This course will focus on the role of family members and the treatment needed to assist family members in their recovery from the damage done by the chemical dependencies and related codependency issues. Participants will also learn the basic principles of intervention. Experiential exercises will be utilized during this course. Thursday Daytime Classes: March 30 to June 1, 2017 from 11:30AM to 2:30PM
5. Substance Abuse Treatment Related Issues. This course will cover a variety of topics that are essential to understanding and treating substance abuse. Topics include but are not limited to: 1.Support Groups and other Self-Help programs 2.Domestic Violence 3.Sexual Abuse 4. HIV, HCV 5. Tobacco Addiction/Cessation and Cultural Sensitivity including but not limited to the issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious preferences and the concerns of and for individuals with disabilities. Additional issues will be presented and discussed. Tuesday and Thursday Afternoon Classes: March 28 to June 1, 2017 from 3:00PM to 5:00PM
6. Counseling and Techniques in Substance Abuse Treatment. This course will cover techniques used in substance abuse counseling including, but not limited to Rogerian, Gestalt, Rational-Emotive-Behavioral and Reality theories, as well as the foundational approaches such as Freudian, Adlerian, Jungian and Existential. Tuesday Evening Classes: March 28 to May 30, 2017 from 5:15 to 8:15PM
Advanced Classes 7 through 10 – (usually taken after completing classes 1-6) Classes 7, 8 and 9 may also be taken by Credentialed Substance Abuse Professional looking for Continuing Education hours for renewal
7. Advanced Ethics in Substance Abuse Treatment and Co-occurring Disorders. This course will build on the entry level ethics course and allow participants to go beyond the basics of ethics to a deeper understanding of the complexities of ethics in the substance abuse treatment field, along with a better understanding of ethics within related helping professions including but not limited to co-occurring disorders. Monday Evening Classes: March 27 to May 22, 2017 from 5:15 PM to 8:15 PM (Final class to be determined)
8. Psychopharmacology of Abused Substances and the Connection to Co-occurring Disorders. This course will examine the categories and classifications of various legal and illegal psychoactive substances of abuse. The interactions between drugs including prescribed drugs will be discussed with some emphasis on Co-occurring disorders related medications. Wednesday Evening Classes: March 29 to May 31, 2017 from 5:15 PM to 8:15 PM
9. Introduction to Treating Co-occurring Disorders. This course will look at the basics of assessment and treatment of substance abuse and related mental illnesses. Through an experiential process it will look at the connective processes of assessment, treatment planning and case management. The class will review the most predominant mood, personality and other psychiatric disorders prevalent in substance abusing clients. Thursday Evening Classes: March 30 to June 1, 2017 from 5:15 PM to 8:15 PM
10. Practicum – in Substance Abuse Treatment/ Rehabilitation or Clinical Issues in Supervision. The direction of this class will be determined by the needs of the participants. If the participants do not need a practicum at this time, their participation will focus on a clinical review of actual cases with an emphasis on ethical interactions and the proper implementation of the 12 Core Functions and 46 Global Criteria. This applies to all class participants. If they participate in the class while also performing a Practicum the following applies: Practicum participants will work in an approved treatment setting under appropriate supervision. Individuals that are presently employed in an approved location may be allowed to utilize their present work site. Each participant must keep a journal of hours worked, daily activities, and the relationship of each to the Twelve Core Functions of S. A. Counseling. Classes: times to be determined.
Arthur B. Trundy, M.Ed., CADCII, CCDP-D, CCS is the Director and Founder. Mr. Trundy is an International Lecturer/ Trainer formerly with the Gorski/CENAPS Corporation. He has a Master of Education in Counseling Psychology and is an Advanced Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Certified Co-occurring Disorders Professional–Diplomate and Certified Clinical Supervisor. Mr. Trundy taught for many years at Cambridge College Graduate School, and previously at University of Massachusetts Boston, Westfield State College, and Lamar University Graduate School in Texas and many Addiction schools.
Liam Murphy, M.A., CADC, LADCII has a Masters of Art in Secondary Education, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor II, a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and is a Trundy Institute graduate.
Dr. Kathy Gayoski, RN, LADCI, CADC, MAPR, Ed.D. is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor I, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor as well as many other credentials and a Trundy Institute graduate.
Peter Lagasse, CADC, CCDP is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Certified Co-occurring Disorders Professional. Peter is also a graduate of Trundy Institute.
Sheryl Gray, RN, BSN is a recent addition to the faculty and a graduate of Trundy Institute
Susan Nicolan, M.Ed., CADCII, LADCI
Bradford W. Lawrence, II, M.Ed., CADCII, CCDP-D, LCSW, CRC
Program Fee Structure
Individual 30 hour course $ 450.00* (Excluding Practicum)
Entire 300 hour program $ 4000.00 (Including Practicum)
* The Fee Structure presently includes the cost of required texts for all courses.
-Agencies, organizations and programs may contract us for the training of multiple students and/or employees at a reduced tuition rate or on-site education at your facility, provided minimum class sizes are met.
Registration: For information about registration, additional course schedules or any other questions, please call 774-930-0390 or E-Mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Location: All classes listed are held at 248 County Street, New Bedford, MA 02740.
Fax number 508-993-0893
Admission to Program -Any individual wishing to enter the Program is required to meet with the Program Coordinator prior to registration. Please call 508-993-0802 or 774-930-0390 to arrange an interview. The admission process includes a two page application, a face to face interview, writing sample and reading sample.
All students who take two or more 30 hour courses can attend the CADC/LADC test preparation classes - For a reduced fee