CADC/LCADC Renewal Courses

A monthly series of advanced courses for Addiction Counselors who have already earned their CADC or LCADC

CADC/LCADC Renewal Courses

In addiction to Wellspring's online CADC courses which can be taken toward initial certification or license, as well as the renewal of those credentials (and many others), Wellspring has designed a monthly series of advanced courses for Addiction Counselors who have already earned their CADC or LCADC. These courses are specialized to bring the most up-to-date research in the field to your practice. By sharing a classroom with other seasoned professionals, you have the opportunity to learn from each other take your skills to the next level. Each year, all new courses are developed to keep your training current and expand your knowledge base.

Available Courses

12Mar

RECERT - Opiate use disorder : types of treatment/interventions including MAT

Time: 09:00AM - 04:00PM Location: Middlesex County Fire Academy


The opioid epidemic is not decreasing, but what does this mean for intervention and treatment?  How did we arrive to where we are now and where are we headed?  This course will look at the current opioid situation in New Jersey and what is being done about it, from MAT to harm reduction techniques, such as medical marijuana and Narcan.  We will address the devastating consequences from opioid use, such as Opioid Use Disorder, overdoses and women using while pregnant.  Types of treatment and interventions will be addressed for clients who use opioids and their support systems.    Instructor: Heather Domalewski, PhD All classes are $60.00 each. Payment can be by Debit or Credit cards which will be processed through PayPal. You can also pay by check or Purchase Order. Once you have registered you will get a acknowledgement e-mail. Unless you paid by credit or debit card, your event registration will not get confirmed until payment has been made. Please note: If you are using a purcha...
26Mar

RECERT - Drugs of abuse and the signs and symptoms of use: Steroids, Methamphetamines and MAT

Time: 09:00AM - 04:00PM Location: Middlesex County Fire Academy


At the end of this workshop, you will learn: What are Steroids? What are anabolic steroids? How do people misuse anabolic steroids? How do anabolic steroids affect the brain? What are other health effects of anabolic steroids? Long-Term Effects Are anabolic steroids addictive? How can people get treatment for anabolic steroid addiction? What is Meth? Signs and Symptoms Effects of Crystal Meth Abuse Crystal Meth Abuse Treatment Options Long Term Heath Effects How and what is Meth Overdose   All classes are $60.00 each. Payment can be by Debit or Credit cards which will be processed through PayPal. You can also pay by check or Purchase Order. Once you have registered you will get a acknowledgement e-mail. Unless you paid by credit or debit card, your event registration will not get confirmed until payment has been made. Please note: If you are using a purchase order to pay for this class, there will be an additional $6.00 charged for processing, per class! ...
09Apr

RECERT - Treatment Planning and other useful documentation.

Time: 09:00AM - 04:00PM Location: Middlesex County Fire Academy


Treatment planning is the process by which the counselor and client identify and rank problems needing resolution, establish agreed upon immediate and long term goals and decide upon a treatment process and the resources to be utilized (ICRC). Treatment planning is a collaborative process where in partnership with the client and family, client’s goals will be identified and mapped out. In this course Treatment Planning will be defined, case examples will be given, and participants will learn how to help their clients and families create a blueprint collaboratively defining their own goals, in their own language, without the use of jargon. The concepts of the acronym SMART will be taught and how it applies to the treatment planning process.   Instructor: Joel Levine, LCSW, LPC, LCADC, LMFT   All classes are $60.00 each. Payment can be by Debit or Credit cards which will be processed through PayPal. You can also pay by check or Purchase Order. Once you have registered you will get ...
07May

RECERT - Legal Aspects/42 CFR updates/changes

Time: 09:00AM - 04:00PM Location: Middlesex County Fire Academy


During this course, clients will learn how to adhere to federal, state, and agency regulations regarding alcohol and other drug abuse treatment by following appropriate procedures to protect client rights. They will learn to understand the regulations of New Jersey’s rules (N.J.S.A. 45:2D -1 et seq.), also referred to as the "Alcohol and Drug Counselor Licensing and Certification Act" and the regulations (N.J.A.C. 13:34C-1 et seq.) intended to codify the provisions of the statute. They will become familiar with the Federal Confidentiality Regulations, 42CFR – part 2. We are going to come to understand what 42 CFR part 2 is and what does it do.  Students will learn why part 2 is so important to people living with substance use disorders.  Also they will learn exactly how part 2 works.   Instructor: Shaheed Shabazz, Ed.D, LPC, CCS, LCADC   All classes are $60.00 each. Payment can be by Debit or Credit cards which will be processed through PayPal. You can also pay by check or Purcha...