"Struggle for Intimacy in a Dysfunctional World" training sponsored by the Chautauqua Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Council will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 19 and Oct. 26.
The course will demonstrate how messages from childhood are often carried into adult lives, contaminate relationships and affect emotional health and intimacy skills for family members or for professionals working with clients with related issues. Participants will learn what constitutes healthy relationships, how to achieve them and how to change unhealthy habits and behaviors.
The training offering is a two-part series at the First Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave., Fredonia. Suzanne Joyce will present the training. There is a $130 fee.
Pre-registration is required by calling CASAC at 664-3608 in Jamestown. Community members interested in the topic are welcome and encouraged to attend.
The course is qualifies for those seeking professional credentialing as a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC); Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP) or Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPS) as approved by the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services. This course is OASAS approved for 12 hours CASAC (Section 3), CPP/CPS (Section 2). This course work is recognized and approved by the Pennsylvania Certification Board through reciprocity
CASAC offers a number of professional training opportunities throughout the year. Individualized on-site training, depending upon staff needs, is available. All trainings can be designed either as an in-service training, conference or workshop.
CASAC is a not-for-profit, United Way supported agency. To register, or for more information about other CASAC training, call Kathleen Colby, training services, at 664-3608, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.casacweb.org