Skip to main content

Arkansas Association of
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors

Committed to Professional Growth Through Service, Education, And Training
HomeFall Workshop


Clinical Supervision, Domain 1
Ava Titsworth, IADC, NCAC II, ICS-D
Click on button to start download of file



Legal Issues

Cristy Park, Attorney, ADC

Click on button to start download of file



Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Dr. John Herdman, PhD, LADC
Click on button to start download of file



Overdose - Community Crisis
Paula Cunningham, RN
Click on button to start download of file

For information on Pleasure Unwoven for your library, click on the button to go to The Institute for Addiction Study.
(AAADAC does not profit from the purchase and all proceeds go to the IAS)


For information on Al-Anon and Arkansas Resources, click on the button to go to Al-Anon Arkansas




Screening, Assessment and Tools

Brian Anderson, PsyD., MPA

Slides Pending



Secondary Trauma
JG Regnier, AADAC, CS, PR



Co-Occurring Ethics

Diane Bynum, LPC, LADAC, ADC, CS
Click on button to start download of file



Peer Recovery Support Specialists
Diane Bynum, LPC, LADAC, ADC, CS
Myriam Carter, LMSW, CS, PR

Click on button to start download of file

Slides developed by 
Lisa Ray, MS, LADAC, CCS



Counselor Wellness

Summer Prado, ADC, CS, CTTS



Family Therapy  Christina Allen, MA, LPC, DCC, CRC




UPDATE
25 Sep 2019
CLINICAL SUPERVISION / DOMAIN 1 
AAADAC has added one additional workshop for those who are working on becoming a Clinical Supervisor.
Ava Titsworth will be presenting CS Domain 1 on Friday 11 OCT 2019.  
Cost is: $50.00

To sign up click on the button below:
Clinical Supervision 1 - 10/11/2019



UPDATE
29 Jul 2019

FACULTY CHANGE FOR CO-OCCURRING ETHICS
AAADAC regrets that Susan Bratcher will be unable to present Co-Occurring Ethics due to unforeseen scheduling issues.  

AAADAC Welcomes Diane Bynum to the Faculty and will be presenting Co-Occurring Ethics. 

No change to the date/time.


FALL WORKSHOP REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Click here to Register

Early Registration Ends 1 October 2019
Save $5 per course by Registering before this date.

New for 2019

Networking Activities at Blanchard Springs Caverns and Loco Ropes

Community Outreach Session Weds 9 October 2019
Overdose - A Family and Community Crisis.
Session Open to the General Public 
(CEUs will be available)


2019 Fall Workshop Scholarships

Good evening AAADAC!
Please click on the following lihk to go to the Application for Scholarships.
You will be able to download the form to complete and mail or scan/email back to us
DEADLINE is FRIDAY 31 July 2019
Click Here for 2019 Scholarship Application 

2019 Annual Awards Application

Good evening AAADAC!
Please click on the following lihk to get download an Nomination Form for 2019 AAADAC Annual Awards
You will be able to download the form to complete and mail or scan/email back to us
DEADLINE is FRIDAY 31 July 2019
Click Here for 2019 Annual Awards Nomination

___________________________________________
FALL WORKSHOP REGISTRATION WILL GO LIVE
17 JULY 2019
8:00 pm CDST

Check back at that time for the link to the Online Reservation

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________


     Reservations are now being taken for Lodging

Reservations for Lodging at the Cabins at Dry Creek are now OPEN
AAADAC has reserved a block of Cabins which can only be reserved for you by calling The Ozark Folk Center State Park at  870-269-3851.  Use the AAADAC Reservation Code 50289171

Standard Cabins (with 2 Queen Beds) are $80 a night plus tax
Other Cabin Options available at an additional cost
Some rooms are pet friendly, but cost an addition $40

Additional information on Lodging and Amenities can be found at https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/ozark-folk-center-state-park/lodging-food/cabins


_________________________________________________________________________________________________________


AAADAC is Excited to Announce our 2019 Plenary Speaker
Dr Herdman
Dr John Herdman, PhD

John Herdman, Ph. D., LADC is a licensed psychologist, and a licensed alcohol and drug abuse counselor. He has over 44 years of school, military, counseling, and consulting experience. He is the owner of Parallels and its Clinical Director. Dr. Herdman uses his years of experience to help client make positive changes in their life. As a specialist in addictions (substance and process) he uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as an evidence based therapy practice to help client change negative emotions (anger, anxiety, depression) and negative behaviors.
In 2018 Dr. Herdman published his fourth book called A Rational Workbook for Change. Early in 2018 he will publish the Seventh Edition of his seminal book Global Criteria: The 12 Core Functions of the Substance Abuse Counselor.

Faculty for 2019 AAADAC Fall Workshop includes
Christina Allen, MA, LPC, DCC, CRC
Brian Anderson, PsyD, MPA
Susan Bratcher, LCSW, ADC, CCDP-D, QMEP
Myriam Carter, LMSW, LADAC, CS, PR
Paula Cunningham, RN
John Herdman, PhD, LADC
Cristy Park, Staff Attorney, LCSW

Summer Prado, ADC, CS, CTTS
Lisa Ray, MS, LADAC, CCS
JG Regnier, LCSW, ADC, CS


The full schedule and registration will be posted
Weds, 17 July 2017


___________________________________

2019 AAADAC Fall Workshop
is in the Planning Stages at this time.

Presenters are currently being sought and secured
Plenary Sessions and Tracks for Counselors, Supervisors, Peer Support are being planned with Wellness sessions and Team Building/Fun Activities being explored with Locos Ropes, Blanchard Springs Caverns and Ozark Folk Center and other venues.

Registration Information will be posted soon once we confirm our presenters.




Watch this space for updates and information for the


2019 AAADAC Fall Workshop
7-12 October 2019
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View





..........................................................................
Emotional Sobriety Slides

Good Day AAADAC!
Dr Allen Berger, PhD has posted his slide presentation from the 2018 Fall Workshop at his website for download. It is titled: Arkansas Workshop Emotional Sobriety Clinical Training 2018.
It is available to everyone regardless of attendance status.

https://abphd.com/handouts/

****************************************************************************