Events, Workshops & Classes

DER Training - Website ButtonDesignated Employer Representative Training for Professionals
Monday, March 2, 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.



SWATA Conference - Website Button3rd Annual Adolescent Treatment Conference: “What Were They Thinking? Prevention and Treatment of Adolescent High-Risk Behavior”
Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7, 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.



Friday Forum Website Button - March 27, 2015Outcomes Management: Implementing an Effective Process for Measuring and Improving Your Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
Friday, March 27, 2015 

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.


Council - 2015 SpringLuncheon - Home Page Button - Tom ArnoldWaggoners 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.



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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