CADA School of Addiction and
Behavioral Health

The CADA School of Addiction and Behavioral Health offers courses in which students will learn, develop and improve their skills for working with individuals and families affected by addiction through in-depth coursework.

The courses are open to any individual who is interested in learning more about addiction. Students have the opportunity to earn up to 180 Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) in the field of addiction. Students can earn 15 contact hours per course listed below. These programs are approved for continuing education for Social Workers by the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse of Northwest Louisiana (CADA), an approval organization authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners and by the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority (ADRA), AEPE017.


 

Course Schedule

Cross-Cultural Addictions Counseling
December 9 & 16, 2017 at 9 a.m.

Basic Pedagogy in Addictive Disorders Education
January 13 & 20, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Introduction to Clinical Documentation in Addiction Treatment
February 10 & 17, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Basic Psychopharmacology I
March 10 & 17, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Basic Psychopharmacology II
April 14 & 21, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Addictions Therapy for People with Disabilities
May 12 & 19, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Impulse Control Skills Training in Addictive Disorders
June 9 & 16, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Ethics and Confidentiality
July 14 & 21, 2018 at 9 a.m.

DSM-5 Co-Occurring Disorder Differential Diagnosis in Addiction Counseling
August 11 & 18, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Group Therapy Techniques Specific to People with Addiction
September 15 & 22, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Challenges of Interfacing 12 Step Programs and Professional Counseling
October 13 & 20, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Practicum on MET Counseling Techniques Specific to People with Addiction
November 10 & 17, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Cross-Cultural Addictions Counseling
December 9 & 15, 2017 at 9 a.m.

All sessions begin promptly at 9 a.m. at 2000 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport, LA 71104


Registration and Tuition

Tuition for each class is $75.00. CADA accepts cash, check, and credit cards. 

Classes are limited to 25 students each, and students are strongly encouraged to pre-register before the class. Day-of registrants will be charged a $15.00 late fee. Please view the CSABH Financial Agreement by clicking here. Upon completion, please send this agreement to cadanwlaschool@cadanwla.org.

Click here to fill out an application for the CADA School of Addiction and Behavioral Health or stop by the Dan J. Talley Memorial Center at 2000 Fairfield Avenue in Shreveport to pick one up.  Send your completed application to the CADA School of Addiction and Behavioral Health by email to cadanwlaschool@cadanwla.org, by fax to 318-222-3273, or drop it off at the Dan J. Talley Memorial Center.

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