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The National Board Candidate Support Program will provide an overview of the NBPTS process. Candidates will learn how two NBPTS foundational documents—The Five Core Propositions and The Architecture of Accomplished Teaching—undergird the philosophy and structure of the certification. Candidates will engage in collaborative process of describing, analyzing and reflecting on these two frameworks, as well as learning how to navigate the NBPTS website. Note: This course is a requirement for embarking on the National Board Certification process, and must be completed prior to beginning any of the remaining regional and certificate-alike meetings.
For more information, visit our National Board Candidate Support Program webpage.
First year participants must register into Year One.
Course Description: This course explores addiction through the lens of the individual, group, and family counseling processes. Drawing on real life cases, you will explore addiction by working through case analyses specific to each type of addiction counseling, and reviewing various levels of care for each
Course Description: This course explores the evidence-based models of addiction treatment currently found in the field of addictions counseling. Philosophies, policies, and outcomes of the most generally accepted models of treatment, recovery, relapse prevention, and continuum of care for addiction will be presented. The individual, family, social networks, and community systems will be the focal points of the course.
Course Description: This course explores the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system and subsystems, how they work together to create a concept of “mind” and how they are impacted by short-term and prolonged drug use. This class will be scientifically heavy by design. You will delve into metabolic processes, how the nervous system facilitate communication throughout the body, and the impact of the use of drugs on the body.
Attendees will learn about two ethical decision-making models. Attendees will engage in guided and independent practice applying the models to hypothetical and real-life cases. Attendees will engage in peer consultations regarding the use of these models in applied professional practice.