CEs for  NYS CASACs *
All recorded audio/video-based online courses and recorded webinars are open to all New York State re-credentialing CASACs. (see training info and provider id’s at the bottom of the page.) Participants need to complete a pretest (for A/V courses only), course evaluation and pass the posttest with 75% correct in order to earn a certificate. (See more details at “course completion” below). You have up to a year to complete courses once you register. Audio/Video-based courses have the availability of both text and narration. Start-stop-resume as you wish. Instructional clinical videos are embedded into the courses.
 You can register for any or all  course presentations at the ‘Add to Cart’ button below.
 Contact Ruth Campbell at ruth@bestpracticetrainers.org  or call 845-255-5022 or 845-810-0022 for more info.

CASAC courses for 2020


Essential Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Substance Use Disorders_2020” -6 CEs ($35)is a self-paced 6 hour recorded audio/video-based online presentation, last updated in 2017-2018 with 2 new clinical videos, one concerning Opiate assessment, and new information about substance use disorders.  Text and narration are available. recorded audio/video-based online presentation, last updated in 2017-2018 with 2 new clinical videos and new information about substance use disorders. It demonstrates how Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is used with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs). Roleplays by BPTI staff demonstrate CBT skills used in client treatment. CBT is a collaborative (client and therapist) method based on social learning theory. Participants will be able to: more. . .
This course is free for CASACs, and you can start the course immediately HERE
Essential Motivational Interviewing for Substance Use Disorders_2020 – 6 CEs ($35)
“Essential Motivational Interviewing for Substance Use Disorders” is a self-paced 6 hr recorded audio/video-based online presentation, last updated in 2017-2018 with 2 new clinical videos and new information about substance use disorders. Text and narration are available. It informs social workers and other clinicians about the use of Motivational Interviewing (MI) with substance use disorders. Roleplays by BPTI staff demonstrate MI skills used in client treatment. Participants will be able to:  more . . .


Essential Co-Occurring Disorders for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment_2020 – 6 CEs ($35)
“Essential Co-occurring Disorders for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment” is a self-paced 6 hour recorded  audio/video-based online presentation, last updated in 2017-2018 with 2 new clinical videos and new information about substance use disorders. It  demonstrates treatment strategies useful for Co-occurring Disorders. The term “Co-Occurring Disorders” describes the simultaneous existence of a Mental Health (MH) Disorder and a Substance Use Disorder (SUD), more complicated to diagnose and treat than either Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders alone. Roleplays by BPTI staff demonstrate skills used in treatment for dually-diagnosed clients. Participants will be able to: more  . . 


Ethics for the Counseling Professions_2020  -6 CEs ($35)
“Ethics for the Counseling Professions” is a self-paced self-study 6 hr self-study recorded audio/video-based online presentation, created in 2019 for social workers and other clinicians that covers ethical values which are the basis for ethical counselor practice. The course covers social work, mental health counselor and CASAC (NAADAC) ethical codes, covers ethical decision making in the areas of confidentiality, technological advances, immigration and addictions. Commentaries on Ethics cases by  Tim Campbell, Ph.D. bioethicist suggest how theory can be integrated with practice. Participants will be able to:   mor
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NYS CASACs: Best Practice Trainers, Inc is a recognized CE provider for NYS OASAS (#0806) and has individual course and provider level approval to offer CEs for these webinars to NYS re-credentialing CASACs. .
Note:
NJ and All Other Social Workers: Our organization has applied for consideration of CE credits to ASWB ACE for all the above A/V courses. See a map showing what jurisdictions accept ACE here.

Immigration Mental Health Evaluation Primer webinar

Recorded webinar presented by George Ramos, LMHC, Ph.D. – 1.25 CEs ($18.75) This 1.25 hour-long, beginning to intermediate level, recorded webinar, created in February, 2019, is a primer for social work and mental health professionals who are conducting and writing immigration hardship evaluations. Participants will. . . more. . .

Effective In-Home Mental Health Care  webinar 

Recorded webinar  presented by George Ramos, LMHC, Ph.D. – 1.25 CEs ($18.75) This 1.5 hour-long, beginning to intermediate level, recorded webinar, created in October, 2018 for social work and other clinical professionals, answers questions about how to begin and manage In-Home Care. Participants will be able to: . . .more

Motivational Interviewing Tune up: Change Talk webinar

Recorded webinar presented by Tina Iler, LCSWR – 1.5 CEs (($22.50)
This 1.5 hour long beginning to intermediate level recorded webinar. created in March, 2019 for social work and other clinical professionals offers a closer look at Change Talk. Participants will learn to . . . .more

Motivational Interviewing Tune up: Effective Engagement webinar

Recorded webinar presented by Tina Iler, LCSWR – 1.5 CEs ($22.50)
This 1.5 hour long beginning to intermediate level recorded webinar, created in October, 2018 for social work and other clinical professionals identifies and explores engagement skills as a vital component in the establishment of a collaborative and trusting working relationship with clients. Participants will . . .more. . .

Couples’ Work – Best Practice webinar

Recorded webinar  presented by R. Campbell, LCSW, Ph.D., and R. Coleman, LMSW – 1.25 CEs (($18.75)
This 1.25 hour- long, beginning to intermediate level,  recorded webinar created in October, 2018 for social work and other clinical professionals, begins with a focus on the importance of couples’ work, even as marriage rates are declining. It touches on how to deal with the risks that threaten committed relationships. Participants will be able to . . .more
NJ and All Other Social workers: Our organization has applied for consideration of CE credits to ASWB ACE for all the above recorded webinars on this page. See a map showing what jurisdictions accept ACE here.

Cannabis webinar

Recorded webinar  presented by R. Campbell, LCSW, Ph.D., and R. Coleman, LMSW – 2 CEs ($30.00)
In this hour- long, beginning to intermediate level,  recorded webinar created in March, 2019, for social work and other clinical professionals, Campbell and Coleman  discuss the latest information on marijuana use, in terms of: health, economic issues, criminal justice and treatment. Participants will be able to. . .more. . .

NJ and All Other Social workers: Our organization has applied for consideration of CE credits to ASWB ACE for all the above recorded webinars on this page. See a map showing what jurisdictions accept ACE here.

Refunds will be given in exceptional circumstances only within a month of registration. Previous payments will be honored only within the calendar year of registration.

Target audience: NYS Social workers and other clinical professionals who work with clients with Substance Use Disorders.
Content level: Beginning to intermediate

Course completion requirements

To earn CE credit, participants must log in, complete a pretest (only for the recorded audio/video courses), attend the entire course as determined electronically and complete a course evaluation and posttest with at least 75% accuracy. Participants will have a second chance with access to training materials if they do not pass at 75% the first time. Further attempts must be authorized by the CE Director. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion. Course credit through any organization cannot be given retroactively.

Course interaction & system requirements
These online recorded audio/video based courses are self-paced/non-interactive. Course questions, comments and complaints can be directed to the Continuing Education Director Ruth Campbell, LCSW, Ph.D. by email at ruth@bestpracticetrainers.org or by phone at 845-255-5022 or 845-810-0022.

System requirements:
Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
Internet browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
Broadband Internet connections: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.
Media viewing requirements: Adobe Reader, Flash Player, & HTML5
DISABILITIES and technical difficulties: For disability accommodation or technical difficulties, please contact the Helpdesk at helpdesk@bestpracticetrainers.org or contact Ruth at ruth@bestpracticetrainers.org or call 845-210-0022 or 845-255-5022.
GRIEVANCES: BPTI maintains responsibility for this course. Course questions, comments and complaints can be directed to the Continuing Education Director by email at ruth@bestpracticetrainers.org or by phone at 845-255-5022 or 845-810-0022. BPTI Grievance Policy can be found  BPTI_Grievance policy 2020rev_4 .

**NOTES:
NYS CASACs: Best Practice Trainers, Inc is a recognized CE provider for NYS OASAS (#0806) and has individual course and provider level approval to offer CEs for these courses to NYS re-credentialing CASACs.
NYS clinicians and All Other Social Workers : see “Self-study” for information about CEs for social workers and counselors.

NJ and All Other Social workers: Our organization has applied for consideration of CE credits to ASWB ACE for the recorded Audio/video based online courses and the recorded webinars on this page as noted in the full description of each course. See a map showing what jurisdictions accept ACE here.