Heroin and Synthetic Opiates on Staten Island: Advent of Crisis and Overview of Treatment Approaches
Presenter:  Michael Squeglia
Date: TBD       |   Time: TBD      | 3 Continuing Education Hours
Tuition: $75
This training will provide an insightful overview of the factors that led to the current crisis of
opiate/heroin addiction on Staten Island. The session will further discuss current treatment
approaches and addiction medication that can foster  positive treatment outcomes.

 

Substance Abuse Disorders: Screening, Assessment and Treatment
Presenter:  Michael Squeglia
Date: TBD       |   Time: TBD      | 5 Continuing Education Hours
Tuition: $115
This training will provide a brief but comprehensive overview of early intervention, diagnosing and treating individuals with substance abuse disorders.  Participants will review counseling strategies utilized by substance abuse counselors. Discussions will include cultural and socio-economic aspects of chemical dependency, including current high-risk populations. There will also be discussion on new treatment methods.

 

Changes in Health Care: Doing More with Less
Presenter:  Michael Squeglia
Date: TBD       |   Time: TBD      | 3 Continuing Education Hours
Tuition: $75
Although Health care providers continue to streamline services for mentally ill and chemically dependent populations, adequate services can be accessed with a greater understanding the pipeline to the mental healthcare system. This training will assist social work professionals to access client services with greater success by adjusting to changes implemented by managed care.

 

Homelessness and the MICA Population
Presenter:  Michael Squeglia
Date: TBD       |   Time: TBD      | 3 Continuing Education Hours
Tuition: $75
Research shows that the vast majority of the MICA population will experience homelessness at some point in their lives. This training will discuss the issue of chronic homelessness among individuals with mental illness and chemical dependence, and will discuss viable resources that are available to provide crisis, transitional, and long-term housing solutions.

 

Benefits and Limitations of Using Self-Help Fellowships and Faith-Based Recovery Models to Treat Individuals with Addictions
Presenter:  Michael Squeglia
Date: TBD       |   Time: TBD      | 3 Continuing Education Hours
Tuition: $75
This training will trace the origins of self-help and faith-based recovery and identify its benefits and limitations in assisting individuals and family members whose lives have been impacted by chemical dependency and other addictions. Training will also provide participants with a variety of resources that are available to assist in the treatment of addictions.

 

Refund Policy
A refund of 100% will be issued if a written notice of withdrawal from class is received five days prior to the first day of the course/workshop.  No refunds are given after the course has begun.

Cancellation Policy
The College reserves the right to cancel classes due to inclement weather or at the discretion of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development.  Students may call 718.982.2182 for scheduling information.  For snow day information, students may call 718.982.3333 or 718.982.4444