Events, Workshops & Classes


Council - 2015 SpringLuncheon - Home Page Button - Tom ArnoldThe Waggoners Foundation Speaker Series’ 32nd Annual Spring Luncheon with Tom Arnold
Friday, April 17, 2015

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.



Moment to Moment Event Flyer_HoustonMoment to Moment: Teens Growing up with FASDs Film Screening
Monday, April 20, 2015

Moment to Moment: Teens Growing up with FASDs, a new documentary film about teens with FASDs, explores the lives of four adolescents with FASDs and the effect that prenatal alcohol exposure has had and continues to have on their journeys to find independence, fulfillment, and understanding the world around them. For more information and to register for the screening of this film at The Council, please click here.




Peer Recovery Coach Training for SAPs Web Button - April 2015What is a Recovery Coach? CEU Workshop
Friday, April 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. 


Recovery Coach Training Workshop Web Button - May 201546 Hour Recovery Coach Training
Monday, May 18 – Friday, May 22, 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. Click here for more information and to register online.




Ongoing Classes:

Yoga & Meditation at The Council are classes offered at The Council that are open to the public and free of charge. Beginner Yoga and Meditation Classes are held every Tuesday from noon to 1:15 p.m. and every Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Slow Stretch Yoga for Addiction Recovery is offered on Saturday mornings from 10:30 – 11:30 am.

An Evening with… is our ongoing series that brings nationally recognized leaders to the Council to inform a general audience on popular topics and trends in the speaker’s area of expertise.  

Friday Forums are one-day, 6-hour workshops offered several times a year. They provide professionals an oppotunity to earn 6 CEU credits while gaining in-depth knowledge on a variety of subjects—typically topics that reflect current trends in behavioral and other healthcare.

Weekend Intensives allow individuals and families to focus on specific issues to gain insight and opportunities for accelerated growth, led by Council therapists who highly qualified experts on the topic.

Questions about our continuing education workshops? Check our FAQ about Council workshops.

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