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Cross-Systems Training Project: A Collaborative Model Connecting AOD and Child Welfare Programs

A program model and manual for developing and delivering cross training for child welfare and substance abuse professionals. Using a cross-systems approach, the manual and training program address improved services to individuals and families with substance use disorders on a county and/or statewide level. The program and manual can be used to support systems change initiatives.

Effective Advocacy for Policies to Increase Access to Substance Abuse Treatment in the Community

A training manual to teach line staff in community based treatment facilities, and clients, to be better prepared to face the myriad of policy issues that arise every day in the substance abuse field. The manual is designed to give providers and clients an opportunity to practice the skills necessary to be effective advocates for those who are substance abusers.

Cross-Institutional Collaboration to Enhance the Integration of Substance Abuse Knowledge

An overview of the project that infused content on substance abuse and related issues into the social work curriculum in the baccalaureate Social Work Program at Lehman College. It contains curriculum revisions, tools and processes for evaluation of curriculum changes, instructional resources, recommendations for replication, and supporting materials.

Chemical Dependency Course Syllabus

A course syllabus for an undergraduate 3-hour course. The syllabus is designed to introduce and develop the basic principles of counseling as they relate to the Chemical Dependency Counseling field. Includes instructional materials, student exercises, and bibliography.

Caregiver Addiction & Its Effects on Children

A training manual which includes participant handouts, overheads, training materials, and evaluation forms designed for use in training current teachers and college students seeking teaching certification. Classroom educators can learn how to identify children affected by parental/guardian/caregiver substance use disorders, develop skills to address common classroom difficulties with such students, and learn effective referral practices.

An Introductory Curriculum on Substance Abuse for Criminal Justice Students

Instructional modules for use by faculty integrating addiction knowledge into an associate's degree-level criminal justice program. Two modules provide nine hours of instruction for students in a Criminal Justice Practicum course and three hours of instruction for students in an Introduction to Corrections course.

An Instructional Module for Introducing AOD Risk Assessment Feedback into Curriculum

A review of the research and clinical practice literature in the areas of violence and mental health, and discussed the effectiveness of Alcohol and Other Drug treatments in each area. Course modules, syllabi, and web pages for each of these areas were created.

Adult Domestic Violence: Alcohol and Other Drug Connection -1999

A two-day, curriculum providing an overview of information on the connection between adult domestic violence and substance use. This twelve-hour curriculum provides addiction professionals with a fundamental understanding of the relationship between adult violence and the use of addictive substan...

Alcoholism/Substance Abuse Counseling Issues Related to Sexually Transmitted Diseases

) - 1998 A two-day overview of basic STD knowledge. This twelve-hour curriculum provides addiction professionals with a basic knowledge of STDs and an opportunity to develop skills necessary to work with a patient on STD-related issues. The curriculum is divided into four Content Sections: Setting an Environment to Address AOD/STD Issues, Counselor-Client Communication: STD Issues, Post Test Counseling, and Overview of STD Control Program.

Education Program Development for Addiction Professionals

This eighteen-hour curriculum provides an overview of the education program development process, from needs assessment through evaluation, with practical exercises to support each phase. The curriculum requires participants to complete an educational program plan and implement it as part of the training. Includes participant handouts, trainer considerations, and bibliography.