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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.

Other clinicians, (NYS LMHCs, NYS SWers, out-of-state SWers) please go to the description of courses on the Self-Study tab to see applicable credits and prices.


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Contact Ruth Campbell at ruth@bestpracticetrainers.org  or call 845-255-5022 for more info.

Cannabis webinar 2 CEs ($35)

In this two hour long, beginning to intermediate level,  recorded webinar created in March, 2019, for social work and other clinical professionals, presented by R. Campbell, LCSW, Ph.D., and R. Coleman, LMSW, 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. . .

Counselor Resilience Under Fire webinar 2 CEs ($35)

In this two-hour long beginning to intermediate level recorded webinar created in November, 2021, for social work and other clinical professionals, presented by R. Campbell, LCSW, Ph.D., and R. Coleman, LMSW, Campbell and Coleman discuss the Resilience Ecological Stress Model and apply it to demonstrate how counselors can respond to crises or to long-term disability to enhance resilience of individuals and communities. Participants will be able to: . . .more. . .


Couples Dynamics and Recovery webinar 2 CEs ($35)

In this two hour long intermediate to advanced level, recorded webinar created in December, 2021, for social work and other clinical professionals, and presented by presented by Afua Forson, MD, LMFT, Dr. Forson outlines the neurological basis of attraction/attachment and the neurological basis of addiction/recovery. Participants will be able to . . .more. . .

Current  Stresses on Immigrant Mental Health: Immigration Policy Effects webinar  2 CEs ($35)

In this two hour long recorded webinar,  presented by Smita Dewan, LMSW, Ph.D. LL.B ,
Dr. Dewan discusses the impact of immigration policies on the mental well-being of immigrants. She focuses  on how immigration policies create stressors for individuals and families and have a direct impact on their mental well-being, with resulting negative mental health outcomes, including trauma, isolation and acculturation stress. Participants will be able to: more. . .

Essential Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Substance Use Disorders_2022 -6 CEs (FREE for CASACs)
This is a self-paced recorded audio/video-based online presentation, last updated in 2022 with current substance use disorder information.  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_2022 – 6 CEs ($35)
This is a self-paced recorded audio/video-based online presentation, last updated in 2022 with new information about substance use disorders. 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_2022 – 6 CEs ($35)
This is a self-paced recorded  audio/video-based online presentation, last updated in 2022 with 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_2022  -6 CEs ($35)
This is a self-paced 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:   more

Ethics for the Counseling Professions webinar – 4.25 CEs ($70)
This self-study webinar, created in 2021-2022 for the continuing education needs of social workers and other clinicians covers ethical values which are the basis for ethical counselor practice. The continuing education course covers: ethical codes; ethical decision making in the areas of confidentiality, technological advances, immigration and addictions. This webinar introduces the idea of DALYs to help determine the weight of the “right” action in an ethical dilemma. Commentaries on Ethics cases by  Tim Campbell, Ph.D. bioethicist suggest how theory can be integrated with practice. Participants will be able to:. . .more. . .

Exploring Ethical Obligations2 CEs ($35)

This recorded webinar was developed in 2021 for social work and other clinical professionals. Kathryn Krase, Ph.D., JD, LMSW presents a 2 hour exploration of the ethical obligations of counselors. This course brings real-world context to ethical concerns often experienced by professionals in practice. Through an exploration of boundaries, confidentiality and mandated reporters, this course will provide a framework to contemplate ethical dilemmas and make informed decisions that insulate professionals from legal liability while protecting clients from harm. Participants will be able to: . .more. .

Immigration Mental Health Evaluation Primer webinar 1.25 CEs ($22.00)

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

Motivational Interviewing – An Introduction to the Basics webinar 2 CEs ($35)
This 2 hour long beginning level recorded webinar presented by Tina Iler, LCSWR was created in 2021 for social work and other clinical professionals. It introduces the fundamentals of Motivational Interviewing (MI), a collaborative client centered approach that strengthens a person’s own motivation and commitment to change. Participants will . . .more. . .

Motivational Interviewing Tune up – Change Talk webinar 1.5 CEs ($26.50)

This 1.5 hour long beginning to intermediate recorded webinar presented by Tina Iler, LCSWR, was created in March, 2019 for social work and other clinical professionals and updated in 2022 with a current reading list. It offers a closer look at Change Talk. Participants will learn to . . . .more


Motivational Interviewing Tune up: Effective Engagement webinar 1.5 CEs ($26.50)

This 1.5 hour long beginning to intermediate level recorded webinar presented by Tina Iler, LCSWR was created in October, 2018 and updated in 2022 with a current reading list. It was designed for social work and other clinical professionals. It identifies and explores engagement skills as a vital component in the establishment of a collaborative and trusting working relationship with clients. Participants will . . .more. . .

Screenings, Brief Interventions, Referrals and Beyond! webinar 2CEs ($35)
This 2 hour long beginning to intermediate level webinar, created in 2021, presented by R. Campbell, LCSW, Ph.D. and R. Coleman, LMSW, for social work and other clinical professionals, covers the latest information on prevalence of Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Disorders, prevention interventions, screenings and brief interventions which can be made quickly to counter and improve SUD and MH symptoms. Participants will be able to : . . .more. . .

Survivors of Domestic Violence webinar 2 CEs ($35)

This 2 hour long beginning to intermediate level, recorded webinar, created in October, 2021, and presented by Allison Ross, LCSW, Ph.D., informs and educates clinicians about gender violence. Survivor of gender violence can face significant emotional and psychological barriers following abuse. Dr. Ross discusses the problem of gender violence and evidence-based trauma-informed treatment approaches that help survivors thrive. Participants will be able to: . .more. .

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 available immediately at the successful completion of a course. 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. 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.