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To find out more about each course, simply click on the link provided to view a brief course synopsis, goal/objective, and information about the author/instructor.  A new window will open for viewing this information. 

Internet formatted coursework are downloadable at the time of purchase (with credit card).  CD-ROM formatted courses are sent out and will include a single fee of $15 per order to cover materials and shipping.  Hard copy formats are priced to include materials and shipping/handling.
 

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Pharmacology Treatment Ethics Multicultural
Family Other "isms" Specialty Basic
Pharmacology Series
Alcohol the Chemical
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

Detoxification: Identification of Need and Therapeutic Interventions
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel. 

Nicotine - The Forgotten Addiction
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Ken Osean.

Other Drugs of Abuse
6 hours;  Cost: $80 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $95 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

Pharmacology Update 2005 - Staying Current with Drugs of Abuse
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel. 
Special Nursing credits are available for this course - click on the title above for more information.
 

Treatment Series
Addiction: A Biopsychosocial Model
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Terry Gorski.

Advanced Skills in Clinical Supervision
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: David Powell.

ASAM 101 - Basics on Understanding and Using ASAM Patient Placement Criteria, Revised Second Edition
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Dr. David Mee-Lee.

Confidentiality Requirements for AOD Professionals
9 hours (includes HIPAA Information);  Cost: $120 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $135 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel. 

Clinical Applications of Motivational Strategies
3-hour course; $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format. Instructors: Dennis C. Daley and Allan Zuckoff.

Diagnosing Substance Abuse and Dependence: Using the DSM Structure
10 hours;  Cost: $135 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $155 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel. 

Drugs and the Brain - The Neurobiology of Addiction  
3-hour course; $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version. Instructor: Carlton K. Erickson, Ph.D.

Dual Diagnosis Part 1: Concepts and Treatment Issues
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel. 

Dual Diagnosis Part 2: The Prevalent Disorders
6 hours;  Cost: $80 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $95 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

Group Drug Counseling
6 hours;  Cost: $80 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $95 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Dennis C. Daley.

Hepatitis C - Information for Counselors
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

Improving Treatment Compliance  
3-hour course; $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format. Instructors: Dennis C. Daley and Allan Zuckoff.

Integrating Spirituality into Therapy  
3-hour course; $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format. Instructors: D
avid Powell.

The Minnesota Model
6 hours;  Cost: $80 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $95 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Jerry Spicer. 

Relapse Prevention Services
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Vic Shaw.

Sexuality and Intimacy in the Recovery Process
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: David Powell.

Substance Abuse Treatment and Domestic Violence - Batterers
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format. Instructor: Vic Shaw.

Theory and Practice of Addiction Counseling 
15 hours; Cost: $175 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $195 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

Trauma and Its Relationship to Substance Abuse
9 hours;  Cost: $120 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $140 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Susan Brownlow.

Treating HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse - Risk Assessment and Reduction
6 hours;  Cost: $80 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $95 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

The Twelve Step Experience - A Course for Professionals
6 hours; Cost: $80 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $95 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Ray Madiou.

Understanding the Addictive Process
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format. Instructor: Craig Nakken.
 

Ethics Series

Advanced Ethics - Special Topics
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Charlotte Chapman, MS, past chair of the NAADAC Ethics Committee. 

Counselor Ethics - Ethical Counselors
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Charlotte Chapman, MS, past chair of the NAADAC Ethics Committee. 

Ethical Practice for Counseling Professionals
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Charlotte Chapman.

Ethics for Clinical Supervisors
6 hours;  Cost: $80 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $95 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: David Powell.
 

Multicultural and Special Populations Series
Multicultural Counseling - The New Paradigm for Substance Abuse Professionals
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor Karen Kelly.

Chemical Dependency and the African-American
2, 3-hour courses; Cost: $40  each - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55  each - Hard Copy Format. Instructor: Peter Bell.

Chemical Dependency and Asian/Pacific Islanders
2, 3-hour courses; Cost: $40  each - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55  each - Hard Copy Format.Instructor: Laurie Rokutani.     

Chemical Dependency and the Hispanic/Latino - The Population
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Blanca Sanchez-Navarro. 

Working with the Hispanic Population
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Blanca Sanchez-Navarro. 

Native American Prevention
6 hours; Cost: $80 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $95 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Leslie Steve. 

Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Substance Abuse
2, 3-hour courses; Cost: $40 each - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 each - Hard Copy Format. Instructor: Dr. Frank Lala

Substance Abuse and Disability
2, 3-hour courses; Cost: $40 each - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 each - Hard Copy Format. Instructor: Mary Ann Patrick.

Substance Abuse and Older Adults
2, 3-hour courses; Cost: $40 each - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 each - Hard Copy Format. Instructor: Gerald Shulman.

Counseling Alcohol and Drug Dependent Men - Insights and Interventions
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Dr. David Powell. 

Counseling the Chemically Dependent Woman
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Dr. Jane Nakken. 
 

Families and Intervention Series
Codependent No More: What's Codependency and Who's Got It?
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Melody Beattie.

Diagnosing and Treating Co-dependence
6 hours;  Cost: $80 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $95 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Timmen L. Cermak, M.D.

Treating Chemically Dependent Families - A Three-Part Series
3, 3 hour courses;  Cost: $40 each - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55  each- Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: John T. Edwards, PhD.

Update on Intervention Models for Engaging Resistant Substance Abusers in Treatment
3 hours;  Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructors: Dr. Judith Landau and James Garrett.
 

Other "ism's" Series
Problem Gambling: A Professional Perspective
6 hours; Cost: $80 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; Hard Copy Format is not available at this time.  Instructor: Elizabeth M. George.

Internet Addiction: Evaluation and Treatment
6 hours;  Cost: $80 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $95 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Dr. Kimberly S. Young.

Other courses will be developed for this series during the coming months.  Titles will include other topics such as additional gambling titles, sexual addiction, and food addiction.  Please check back to see more about course titles and availability.
 

Specialty Series
Clinical Supervision in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling: Principles, Models, Methods
30 hours; Cost $330 Internet or CD-ROM Version; $350 Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: David Powell


NOTE
:  This course also requires the additional purchase of David Powell's book
Clinical Supervision in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling.  Information will be provided on its purchase.

DOT-SAP Re-qualification Course
12 hours; Cost $195 Internet Format; $197 CD-ROM Format; $210 Hard Copy Format.  Shipping/Handling is extra.  Instructor: Thomas M. Foley.
 

Basic Training Series
Distance learning is fast becoming an accepted way of training not just for continuing education hours but for basic training hours as well.  Many states, including New York and Illinois, now allow a significant portion of hours to be obtained for original certification.  We're now in the process of creating coursework for basic certification or licensure.  Please check back to see more about course titles and availability.  In the meantime, if you have any questions about becoming credentialed, please contact us at information@dlcas.com .

Basic Ethics for Addiction Professionals 
12 hours; Cost: $160 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $180 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

Basic Pharmacology
15 hours;  Cost: $175 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $195 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

Counseling Functions: Basic Counseling Information - Group Counseling Skills
12 hours; Cost: $160 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $180 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Vic Shaw.

Counseling Functions: Basic Counseling Information - Individual Counseling Skills
15 hours; Cost: $175 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $195 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

Counseling Functions: Case Management and Referral Services
12 hours; Cost: $160 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $180 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

Counseling Functions: Crisis Intervention
3 hours; Cost: $40 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $55 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Dr. Lawrence Clayton.

Counseling Functions: Screening & Patient Placement for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
15 hours; Cost: $175 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $195 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Lowell Jenkins.

Counseling Functions: Treatment Planning and Documentation
9 hours; Cost: $120 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $135 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Jim Jensen.

Counseling Functions: Working with Families - Guidelines and Techniques
15 hours; Cost: $175 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $195 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: John Edwards.

Dual Diagnosis Information for Addiction Professionals
12 hours; Cost: $160 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $180 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.

Theory and Practice of Addiction Counseling 
15 hours; Cost: $175 - Internet or CD-ROM Version; $195 - Hard Copy Format.  Instructor: Kevin Scheel.
 

 

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