The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston is excited to announce that Golden Globe and Peabody Award-winning writer, producer, and actor, Tom Arnold, will be the keynote speaker at our Waggoners Foundation Speaker Series’ 32nd annual Spring Luncheon to be held on Friday, April 17, 2015. For more information, please click here.Posted in Blog, Highlights | Leave a comment March 24, 2015
This training, facilitated by Jana Magee, CPRS, CPRS Trainer, provides an overview of Peer Recovery Coach functions and roles in the lives of individuals with substance use disorders. The course will cover the distinctions between the Clinician/Counselor, Peer Recovery Coach, and Sponsor. Participants will gain an understanding of a state-approved working definition of “recovery,” the spectrum of attitudes, stigmas and labels, Recovery Wellness Plans, Recovery Pathways, recovery capital and barriers and ethical guidelines for a Peer Recovery Coach. For more information and to register, please click here.
Kids Camp at The Council aims to help children ages 7 to 12, from families who have struggled with alcohol and/or other drug addiction, whether in the past or currently. The four-day prevention and support program helps kids learn that they are not alone and that other kids and families have similar experiences.
Registration is now open for the March 19 – 22, 2015 session. For more information, call (281) 200-9299 or email email@example.com.Posted in Blog | Leave a comment February 19, 2015
Addiction and Treatment Center Professionals, HR and Safety Professionals, Supervisors and Managers, and Substance Abuse Professionals (SAPs) will benefit from this program that covers: Issues that arise in drug testing and what action is required of DERs, compliance with federal rules and regulations, knowledge about the entire drug and alcohol testing process within the workplace, and more. Click here for more information or to register online.Posted in Blog | Leave a comment
3rd Annual Adolescent Treatment Conference: “What Were They Thinking? Prevention and Treatment of Adolescent High-Risk Behavior”February 17, 2015
Please join the Southwest Adolescent Treatment Alliance for their 3rd Annual Adolescent Treatment Conference: “What Were They Thinking? Prevention and Treatment of Adolescent High-Risk Behavior” at The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston. Click here for more information and to register online.Posted in Blog | Leave a comment January 27, 2015
We recently updated our Careers at The Council page – don’t miss these great opportunities!
Click here for the full listing of available jobs: http://www.council-houston.org/work-with-us/careers-at-the-council/Posted in Alerts | Leave a comment January 12, 2015
This five-day training workshop will offer a comprehensive overview of the purpose and roles of Recovery Coaching while giving participants the tools and resources necessary to provide recovery support services to others.Posted in Blog | Leave a comment January 12, 2015
Does someone you care about seem trapped in compelling, overwhelming thoughts and unpredictable behaviors? Are you overwhelmed in the tangle of excess emotions? Families and friends can learn skills to rekindle their relationship and better understand their loved one’s feelings and actions. Please join us for a wonderfully enlightening day at the 3rd Annual Healing Hearts of Families 2014: Skills for Family Members. Your day will be enriched with principles you can use described by world-renowned experts in MBT (Mentalization Based Therapy) and DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy). Click here for more information and to register.Posted in Blog | Leave a comment January 9, 2015
Join The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston as we host the first annual Friends of Choices Luncheon which aims to raise funds for the Choices Program in its existing schools (Episcopal High School, Gateway Academy, Incarnate Word Academy, St. Thomas High School, and Westside High School) and to expand into others. This luncheon is generously sponsored by The Hildebrand Foundation. Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets now.Posted in Blog | Leave a comment
Outcomes Management: Implementing an Effective Process for Measuring and Improving Your Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Treatment ProgramsDecember 31, 2014
Join us for this Friday Forum workshop that discusses the ability to demonstrate the quality of a behavioral health agency’s program by ensuring there are effective outcomes management processes in place. These processes can enhance a program’s potential to sustain and increase funding and more importantly, they can improve the quality of life for clients. Click here for more information and to register online.Posted in Blog | Leave a comment ← Older posts