Welcome to CEU By Net's Online CEU Program for Substance Abuse and Addiction Counselors. We Offer FREE CEUs for Addiction, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health, Plus an Unlimited CEU Plan for $54.95 and Unique SUDs Courses. You Can Read Every Course and Quiz for FREE Before Your Decide to Register or Enroll in a Course.
Addiction Certifications include LSAT, CSAC, LCDC, LCDP, CADC, LADC, LADAC, LCDC, LPAT, AADC, CCDS, CCS, PC, DoT SAP.
APPROVALS: Our Continuing Education Courses Are Accepted by IC&RC, Florida Certification Board, TCBAP/TAAP, NAADAC, EACC, NBCC, DOT for SAP, and Most State Boards for Chemical Dependency, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health Certification and Licensure. For details of approval, click here.
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We offer 2.5 FREE CEUs so that you can see how our courses work. It's easy to navigate. And most people tell us that it is less stressful than any online CE program they have tried.
With an Annual Subscription, for only $54.95 you can take all of the courses you want for one full year at no additional charge - with no restrictions on which courses you can take and no strings attached.
In the Addiction Catalog, choose relevant courses in Ethics, Assessment and Diagnosis, Treatment for Adults and Adolescents, HIV-AIDS, Domestic Violence, Cultural Issues, Dual Diagnosis Programs, LGBT Issues, Suicide Prevention, the impact of the Affordable Care Act, and more.
All of our courses AND their quizzes can be read for FREE, before you decide if you want to enroll in the course - even before you register on the site. And 95% of the courses can also be PRINTED for FREE.
Our courses are accepted by most Substance Abuse and Addiction Licensing Boards for most addiction licenses including LCDC, AADC, CCS, DOT SAP, Florida CAP, LCDP, LADC, LADAC, LPAT, CSAC, IAACS, LSAT and More.
All of the courses in the Addiction Catalog are certified for continuing education credit by the licensing and professional organizations listed below. Based upon these credentials, most State addiction licensing boards accept our credits:
We are a licensed provider of Addiction Education Programs for TAAP/TCBAP (Texas Association of Addiction Professionals and its certification arm, Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals). We are TAAP/TCBAP CE Provider #1877-12.
IC&RC: TCBAP is an IC&RC Member Board, and IC&RC approves Member Board-approved CE providers and programs. We are TCBAP CE Provider #1877-12. All Branches of the US Military accept programs presented by IC&RC Member Board CE Providers such as CEU By Net.
NAADAC has pre-approved TAAP's addiction education programs. We are TAAP CE Provider #1877-12. (You can find 'Texas Association of Addiction Professionals' listed as an approved program provider in NAADAC's current online Approved Education Providers Directory)
Florida Certification Board (FCB) for CAPs.
The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling accepts all of our courses because we are a Florida Certification Board (FCB) Recognized CE Provider. Therefore , Florida LMHCs, LMFTs, and Social Workers can take all of our courses for CE Credit. We automatically upload your CE Credit Hours (CEUs) to CE Broker, within seconds of each course completion.
For Florida licensees who are also NCCs, every course is also approved for credit by NBCC, with the approved number of NBCC Hours specified in the course description and on the certificate.
DOT/SAP - All of the courses in the Addiction Catalog are pre-approved by the three accrediting entities which DOT recognizes, i.e., IC&RC, NAADAC, and NBCC, and thus SAPs can potentially take any of the courses on the site. However, we offer five courses which specifically meet the DOT/SAP criteria for renewal of certification.
Go Here to read about these five DOT-SAP courses.
We are a licensed CE Provider for an IC&RC Member Board (TCBAP), and a Licensed CE Provider for an approved NAADAC Board (TAAP), and are NBCC ACEP #6338 - all of which are approved sources of continuing education for SAPs.
All of the courses in the Addiction Catalog are certified for continuing education credit by the above addiction organizations.
We are also an approved Online Continuing Education Provider for NBCC, EACC-EAPA, and multiple State Boards for Social Workers, LMFTs, LPCs and other counselors - and based upon these credentials, our courses are approved or accepted in most states.
Read on below if you want FREE CEUs, or CREDITS FOR SAPs, or to read about 'Addiction Treatment Changes Under HEALTH CARE REFORM'. OR you may click here to go directly to our ADDICTION CATALOG
Looking for FREE CEUs?
We offer two FREE CE Courses for Addiction Counselors and other Mental Health professionals.
We offer two free courses - Free Course 1B and Free Course 1D. The number of Credit Hours awarded varies, depending upon your licensing board. [Check the catalog description for credit hour specifics]. Each of these two courses awards an instantly downloaded free CE certificate.
So, go ahead! SIGN UP for a FREE CEU COURSE - or sign up for TWO FREE CEU COURSES, if you want to experience both of the formats that we currently offer. There's an overview of each of the two courses which offer free CEUs, below, and detailed course descriptions in the catalog.
Free Course 1B - 'It's Not Your Grandpa's Chevy - Intro to Goals, Clinical Concerns, and Opportunities In Behavioral Health Managed Care and the ACA' - is a free slideshow course offered in a PDF format so that those with mobile devices can view it. This course addresses the key Client Record Documentation issues facing AOD and mental health providers who are involved in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of clients.
Free Course 1B is particularly helpful for those working within any form of health care reform - including the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This is a 'non-traditional' course that you won't find anywhere else. And although it's non-traditional, it's pre-approved!
Free Course 1D - 'Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment' - is a SUMMARY of a larger document published by SAMHSA which addresses assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of substance abuse disorders in an IOP setting. This is one of our 'Quiz Only' Courses - you can print and save the document and the quiz for free, whether you pay the fee to take the quiz and get your certificate, or not!
Health Care Reform and Addiction
And what about Alcohol and Drug Treatment in a Health Care Reform environment? In our Addiction Catalog, you can enroll in courses that explain how things have changed for Addiction Treatment under Managed Care! Understand this radical shift, and how to survive it. Course 3B offers 5 CEUs, 3.25 NBCC Hours, and 5 EACC PDHs, in a course that describes the evolution of addiction treatment under Health Care Reform.
Course 2B clearly illustrates 12 problematic 'documentation syndromes' which will sabotage even the best and most experienced clinicians - including the 'POORLY DOCUMENTED LEVEL OF CARE’ Syndrome, the ‘ZOMBIE CLIENT’ Syndrome, the ‘PERPETUAL CARE’ Syndrome, the ‘ANY-PATIENT ITP’ Syndrome, the ‘FAILURE TO MODIFY’ Syndrome, and several more.
NEED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CREDITS? Go here in the Addiction Catalog.
More About Managed Health Care and AOD:
THERE'S A MAJOR TRANSITION IN THE SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTION FIELD, WHICH SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECTS ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNSELORS. It's brought on by Managed Care - and now more than ever by the Federal Health Care Reform initiative (the Affordable Care Act, or ACA).
How does this impact the AOD field? LCDCs, LSATs, LCDPs, LADCs, LACACs, LPATs and other Drug Counselors -- are you saying a fast or slow goodbye to those dependable Block Grant contracts? Then take a look at Course 3B - 'The Big Transition In The AOD Field'. It's about surviving the latest shifts in our traditional Addiction Treatment culture. Like what? Like changing up the way that we have always delivered CD-AOD services, with the arrival of new behavioral health contract arrangements. It's a 3-Credit Hour Course.
'Are We Boring? Not On This Web Site!'
Jump to Course 3B in the Catalog - 'Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency Treatment - The Big Transition'
a.k.a., "The Big Transition in the AOD Field: Assessment of 'Need For Treatment' and 'Treatment Interventions' - How They've CHANGED!'
For those of you who are providing traditional addiction services, and struggling daily with the criteria for obtaining those services - have you seen some particularly disconcerting changes lately?
Is your Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency contractor wanting something different in the way of treatment for your clients? Like, less intensive services? Shorter stays? Fewer clients authorized for the treatment you think they need? Wondering how to survive these shifts?
This course addresses the 'nitty gritty' of major programmatic, therapeutic, and philosophical changes taking place within the traditional Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) treatment culture, due to a new health care environment. Material applies to single AOD diagnosis and to Dual MH-AOD diagnoses.
The course offers a bird's eye view of how ASSESSMENT of the NEED for TREATMENT - and HOW we DELIVER treatment - have changed under Managed Care and other insurance plans . . . and how to constructively adapt when it's ethically possible.
We also provide an understanding of HOW the MCOs make those controversial treatment decisions for substance abusing and chemically dependent individuals during the CARE MANAGEMENT or Utilization Review (UR) process - and how to ASK for 'WHAT' from the MCO's care manager, to maximize your chances of getting what your clients need.
Click here for Course 2B in the Catalog For something different . . . this course shows how to DOCUMENT both your assessment of need for CD-SA-AOD treatment, and the treatment you deliver - in a way that reduces the chance that your request to provide a particular treatment will denied, and/or that already-paid claims will be 'RECOUPED' by the MCO.
CREDITS FOR SAPs: Are you a US Department of Transportation (DOT) SAP needing to renew your license/certification? You can get your 12 hours of relevant CE here. Read on below for the five course options which we recommend.
DOT does not specify the continuing education courses for SAP renewal other than that they must be 'relevant to your performance of SAP duties'. On page 4 of the DOT Substance Abuse Professional Guidelines, DOT defines the type of CE which is required for SAP license renewal: "Continuing Education: During each three-year period following satisfactory completion of your training and examination, you must complete at least 12 professional development hours (e.g., Continuing Education Units) relevant to your performing SAP duties."
Although all of the courses on our site are approved for addiction by the certification entities cited by DoT for SAP (IC&RC, NAADAC, and NBCC), five courses on our site would be particularly relevant to your DOT SAP license renewal:
1. AOD Course 5H - Alcohol Problems in Intimate Relationships: Identification and Intervention with Families and Couples (5 credit hours) - is particularly relevant for working with individuals who are not readily admitting to an alcohol problem. This course includes multiple standardized and empirically validated AOD ASSESSMENT FORMS which may be saved and printed on your computer for personal use. (Whether you decide to enroll in this course and take the quiz or not, you can download these forms for free.)
2. Course 4J - Anger Management for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Clients: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Manual - one of our most popular courses.
3. Course 3B - Addiction & Substance Abuse Treatment - 'The Big Transition' This course is relevant to your SAP duty which requires you to develop and recommend a treatment plan for those whom you evaluate. The course addresses how the traditional treatments and recommendations for AOD Abuse have changed under health care reform ('Managed Care') - and how clinicians can document the need for treatment in a way that will be approved by Care Managers in both public and commercial health care plans.
4. Courses 5K and 5L - Parts 1 and 2 of 'After The War Zone - Why Coming Home Is the Hardest Part of the War.' If you are working with veterans with PTSD and substance abuse issues, these two courses are quite helpful. Using CBT principles, War Zone military vets are encouraged to develop their own recovery plan without the use of traditional intervention techniques which are counter-productive with military veterans. Read about these two courses here on VETERANS ISSUES page - OR click 'COURSES' ON THE TOOL BAR, THEN SCROLL DOWN TO 'VETERANS ISSUES'.
You can find all five of these courses at the bottom of the Addiction Catalog - CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE ADDICTION CATALOG COURSE LIST.
You should have no problems in terms of the acceptability of these courses for DOT credit. We are a Licensed CE Provider for an IC&RC Member Board (the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals - TCBAP) and for a NAADAC approved Addiction Professional Association (the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals - TAAP). Our provider number for both of these Addiction authorities is #1877-12. Our course credits are automatically accepted by NAADAC, IC&RC, and by all branches of the US Military.
NOTICE: Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax No. (512) 476-7297.
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