Training

INTER-CARE is certified by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) as an Education and Training Provider providing high-quality classes on addiction and recovery-related issues.



Previous workshop topics included:

  • Addiction and Attachment Disorders: A New Understanding of 12 – Step Recovery
  • Addiction and Shame: Unlocking the Power
  • Addictions and Confused Identity: Healing with the Creative Power of Thought
  • AIDS and HIV: Responding to the Unique Challenges of a Multi – Faceted Community
  • Ambulatory Detoxification Protocols
  • ASAM Patient Placement Criteria
  • Being on a Mission: The Role of Spirituality in the Life of Substance Abusers
  • Chemical Dependency Assessments for the New Millennium
  • Chemical Dependency: The Century Re-visited
  • Clinical Issues in treating Chemically Dependent Gay and Lesbian Clients
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Community Reinforcement Approach
  • Comprehensive Drug and Alcohol Assessments Tools
  • Dealing with Resentments in Recovery
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
  • DSM – IV Criteria
  • Dual Focus Treatment
  • Eating Disorders and the Chemically Dependent Client
  • Effective DWI Screening and Assessments
  • Eidetic Image Therapy: Diagnosis and Treatment of Chemical Dependency
  • Ethics, Confidentiality and Misconduct: The “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of Working with Substance Abusers
  • Experiential Techniques for Treatment of Addiction and Codependency
  • Family Resistance to Addiction and Codependency Treatment
  • Finding the Love You Want: Relationships in Recovery
  • Flying Beneath the Radar: Developing Contact and Communication in Early Recovery
  • Genetic Influences: Understanding the Biology of Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Getting Through the Holidays in Recovery
  • Group Work Skills for the Substance Abuse Professional: Helping Addicts Help Each Other
  • Healing Shame
  • Healing the Angry Heart: Anger and Rage in the Substance Abuse Client
  • HIV/AIDS and Women of Color: Meeting the Challenge
  • Isolates and Dyads: Negotiating the Single and Coupled Worlds
  • Latest Intervention Strategies
  • Managing Trauma in Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Midlife Crisis, Midlife Recovery: A Family Systems Approach
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • My Family, My Self
  • My Father, Myself
  • My Mother, Myself
  • My Mother, My Father, Myself and Shame
  • Outpatient Detoxification from Alcohol and Drugs: Review of Basic Concepts
  • Overcoming Roadblocks to Recovery: The New Brain Science of Addiction, Trauma and Shame
  • Perfectionism
  • Relapse Prevention for Couples in Recovery
  • Relapse Prevention for Perpetrators of Abuse and Violence
  • Relapse Prevention for Victims of Abuse and Invalidation
  • Resolutions: How to Make Them, How to Keep Them
  • Restructuring the Chemically Dependent Family
  • Self-Esteem Issues for Women in Treatment
  • Sociometry: Making the Covert Overt
  • Somatic Experiencing & Focalizing: An Integration of Innovative, Soulful & Energetic Approaches to Addiction & Trauma Healing
  • Special Issues for Women in Treatment
  • Substance Abusing Clients with Personality Disorders
  • Systemic Family Intervention: An Invitational Model
  • Teaching Assertiveness Skills as a Relapse Prevention Act Instead of React
  • The 12 Steps and Psychotherapy: Mutual Empowerment of Resistance to Each Other?
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act: Reviewing its Mandate
  • The Chemically Dependent Person has Agreed to Treatment: Now What?
  • The Diagnosis and Treatment of Substance Related Disorders with Coexisting Psychiatric Disorders
  • The Family Picture Album: Addictions and Family Dynamics
  • Using the Stages of Change (SOC) Model of Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Working With African American Youths in Chemical Dependency Treatment
  • Working with African Americans in Chemical Dependency Treatment