Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs

The following is a list of Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs sponsored by Preferred Systems. If you are interested in attending any of these programs, please contact the program coordinator.
Course Title: Relapse Prevention
Course Description: This course reviews the many situations and conditions that lead to relapse; relapse determinants, co-morbidity, myths, misconceptions and assumptions about relapse will be discussed.      
Date/Time: February 27, 2018
Trainer: Clyde Mighells, Ph.D.
Pyramid Healthcare
271 Lakemont Park Blvd.
Altonna, PA
Contact Company: Pyramid Healthcare
Contact Name: Renee Torney
Course Title: Ethics
Course Description: This course will address ethical considerations in addiction treatment. In protecting the client, the agency and the counselor from litigation, the counselor must have knowledge and understanding of State and Federal laws and regs governing treatment of the addict, and the HIV positive client. The topic of court mandated clients will be addressed, as well as general concerns about counselor/client limitations and boundaries. Boundary violations will be discussed   (Only Call College for Directions)
Date/Time: February 27, 2018
Trainer: Greg Krausz, M.A., CACD, LPC
Luzerne County Community College
1333 South Prospect Street
Nanticoke, PA
Contact Company: DDAP
Contact Name: DDAP
Course Title: Methamphetamine
Course Description: Methamphetamine has been a problematic substance in the Western United States for more than a decade. Today, many Eastern and Mid-Atlantic states are reporting significant increases in use, treatment, hospital incidents, arrests, etc. This workshop is designed to increase a helping professional's awareness of the bio-psychosocial effects of methamphetamines on the individual, the family and society. Participants can expect to learn the following: 1) the drug, what it is; 2) human physiology, short and long term effects.    Contact:  Susan Huffman 814-432-9126
Date/Time: February 28, 2018
Turning Point
4849 US 322
Franklin, PA