Distance Learning

Baystate Recovery Services offers a web-based educational experience which allows both individuals and professionals the chance to earn NADAAC, and PCB approved CEU Credits, and CFI certification from the comfort of their home or office.

Our online education focuses on a variety of important family-focused topics

Family Dynamics

Understanding how best to approach and assist, given the various complications within broken or damaged family systems.

Family Intervention

A firm understanding of the inner workings and practical application of various models of Family Intervention. Our CFI model will be highlighted

Ethics

This industry is riddled with ethical dilemmas and we will highlight and discuss thoroughly the various obstacles you will face.

Understanding Addiction

Increased insight into the various elements surrounding addicted individuals and those struggling with drug or alcohol use and abuse.

Professional Boundaries

Creating a safe space for your clients and yourself. Providing high levels of support and guidance without becoming over-involved.

Intervention Alternatives

Not every situation can be handled with a cookie cutter intervention model. We will discuss various alternatives for you or your practice.

Learn more about our Distance Learning Programs

CFI Intervention Training Program (Distance Learning)

The CFI Distance Learning Program is comprised of 12 two-hour live interactive web-based educational meetings with our CFI trainer. These meeting are hosted in groups of only (6) six participants, and offers direct web-based education for participants from the comfort of their home or office.

CFI certification will require the successful completion of our web training, as well as, passing our CFI exam with an 80% grade. This test is required to receive a certificate of completion, receive your 24 PCB approved CE credits, and to hold the CFI certification.

For those individuals seeking their CIP certification (Certified Intervention Professional) please visit the PCB (Pennsylvania Certification Board) website www.pacertboard.org to learn about the additional requirements you must fulfill in order to complete your CIP certification.

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CFI-intervention Workshop Daily Schedule (24 hours)

 

Day One – Module one (2 Hours) – Pages 11-12

  • The basics / Getting you ready to help
  • Learning about each other

Day One – Module two (2-Hours) – Pages 13-19

  • Understanding intervention
  • Intro to the CFI-Model

End of day one

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Day Two – Module three (2-Hours) – PowerPoint Discussion

  • Assessments, Contracts, & Outlines
  • Family assessment
  • Creating a treatment plan

Day Two – Module four (2-Hours) – Pages 23-33

  • Initial call & Consultation
  • Contracts & Fee’s
  • Family letters

End of day two

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Day Three – Module five (2-Hours) – Pages 37-39

  • Letter review and feedback
  • Open discussion A

Day Three – Module six (2-Hours) – Pages 40-47

  • Introduction to boundaries
  • Boundary exercise and review
  • Logistics and checklists

End of day three

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Day Four – Module seven (2-Hours) – Pages 51-52

  • Case study discussion

Day Four – Module eight (2-Hours) – PowerPoint Discussion

  • Creating placement options

End of day four

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Day Five – Module nine (2-Hours) – Pages 51-59

  • Review of case studies
  • Mock Interventions

Day Five – Module ten (2-Hours) – Pages 55-59

  • Mock interventions (continued)

End of day five

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Day Six – Module eleven (2-Hours) – Pages 63-64

  • Integrity first / an ethical review
  • Family support beyond intervention

Day Six – Module twelve (2-Hours) – Pages 65-75 / Discussion

  • Alternatives to intervention
  • Family Contracts
  • Special circumstances
  • Q & A
  • Networking & Discussion
AIN - Alternatives to Intervention Training (Distance Learning)

Alternatives to intervention –

Creating multiple pathways

The AIN is designed to help engage and support family systems struggling with a child or loved ones SUD or behavioral issues. This outpatient (@ home/school) option will only be suitable for a specific percentage of the SUD / behavioral health population not struggling with severe or acute symptoms requiring immediate medical attention.

A structured family systems approach to substance use and behavioral issues. When traditional confrontational intervention methods are not applicable, practicing professionals must have alternative options available that can provide similar results for the family. The AIN will offer multiple points of contact with the family, along with their child or loved one.

This two-day (8hr) training consists of (4) two-hour modules, and is recommended for any practicing professional working directly with, or providing resources for, families and individuals struggling with SUD or behavioral issues.

This includes; Therapists, Social Workers, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Interventionists, LMFT, Family Coaches, Case Managers, Counselors, etc.

The alternative intervention method – This option brings with it an opportunity to engage individuals and their family multiple times over the course of many weeks.

Successful completion of the AIN Training will require the successful completion of our web training, as well as, passing our AIN exam with an 80% grade. This test is required to receive a certificate of completion, receive your 8 PCB & NADAAC approved CEU credits.

For those individuals seeking their CIP certification (Certified Intervention Professional) please visit the PCB (Pennsylvania Certification Board) website www.pacertboard.org to learn about the additional requirements you must fulfill in order to complete your CIP certification.

CFI-AIN Workshop Daily Schedule (8 hours)

Module one (2 hours)

  • Facilitator introduction – Discuss various roles & experience of students
  • Understanding SUD (Mind, Body, Spirit)
  • Recovery from what? – Insight and discussion / multiple pathways
  • What is an Intervention – Review of various models and the practice +AIN
  • What requires Intervention (Assessment & Evaluation) – Should I refer out?
  • Case study reviews – How to determine when the AIN can/cannot be used

Module two (2 hours)

  • Family first – Why adjusting the family system creates the best results
  • Discussion: Review of challenging family dynamics that may be encountered
  • Setting realistic expectations from the start – Support or supervised failure?
  • Discussing treatment with the family (Abstinence/MAT/Behavioral Therapies)
  • Creating and identifying care plans for individuals and families
  • Homework – Use assigned case study or create your own to create an at-home treatment plan w/ aftercare for both the IP & their family

Module Three (2 hours)

  • Homework review – Group discussion about challenges or questions –
  • Students will share example contracts and treatment plans
  • Getting the family comfortable – What does the IP need to do to convince their family, and you, that they do not need residential, or higher, level of care?
  • Creating options – The A, B, C’s of options (Why there can be no option D)
  • Students will demonstrate the presentation of the options for the families
  • The script – The IP presentation -> Alternative Intervention meeting(s)
  • Creating progress with or without the IP – A nontraditional approach

Module Four (2 hours)

  • AIN Process review – What if’s, contingency plans, changing services, etc.
  • The assessment block – measuring success and failure (Is it time to end the AIN)
  • Transitioning from the AIN to ongoing family support (Creating a warm hand off)
  • How to create lasting change through guided support and ongoing meetings
  • Problem solving various ethical dilemmas – Case studies broken down
  • Role play through common mistakes and boundary issues
  • Questions and support
SFS - Supporting Family Systems Training Program (Distance Learning)

Supporting Family Systems – (4 Hour training)

A Family-Focused approach toward addiction recovery support services.

The Family-Focused approach is designed to creating healthier family systems that support long-term recovery. We can help engage and strengthen family systems struggling with a child or loved ones SUD or behavioral issues. This supportive and educational approach can be used by all practitioners holding any level of previous education and training. It can be used to reinforce existing programs, prevent gaps in service, and reduce AMA/ASA rates.

A structured family systems approach to substance use and behavioral issues. When traditional confrontational intervention methods are not applicable, practicing professionals must have alternative options available that can provide similar results for the family. The Family-Focused approach will offer multiple points of contact with the family system to create change.

This one-day (4hr) training is recommended for any practicing professional working directly with, or providing resources for, families and individuals struggling with SUD or behavioral issues. This includes; Therapists, Social Workers, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Interventionists, LMFT, Family Coaches, Case Managers, Counselors, etc.

Successful completion of the SFS Training will require the successful completion of our web training, as well as, passing our SFS exam with an 80% grade. This test is required to receive a certificate of completion, receive your 4 PCB & NADAAC approved CEU credits.

For those individuals seeking their CIP certification (Certified Intervention Professional) please visit the PCB (Pennsylvania Certification Board) website www.pacertboard.org to learn about the additional requirements you must fulfill in order to complete your CIP certification.

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BRS-SFS Workshop Daily Schedule (4 hours)

Module one

  • Facilitator introduction – Discuss various roles & experience of students
  • Understanding SUD (Mind, Body, Spirit) Addiction vs. Dependence
  • Recovery from what? – Insight and discussion / multiple pathways
  • Family first – Why adjusting the family system creates the best results
  • Discussion: Review of challenging family dynamics that may be encountered
  • Discussing treatment with the family (Abstinence/MAT/Behavioral Therapies)
  • Creating and identifying care plans for individuals and families

Module Two

  • Understanding boundaries – How, when, and why to use them
  • Teaching families how to provide healthy support without enabling
  • How to create lasting change through guided support and ongoing meetings
  • Problem solving various ethical dilemmas – Case studies broken down
  • Role play through common mistakes and boundary issues
  • Questions and support
CFI APT - Advanced Practical Training Program (Distance Learning)

CFI – APT Advanced Practical Training for Intervention

The CFI-APT (advanced practical training) online program, is a four-day, interactive, domain-based workshop, for previous graduates of the CFI -Training program, or other approved Intervention trainings, who are in pursuit of their CIP credential through the PCB.

Successful completion of the CFI APT Training will require the successful completion of our web training, as well as, passing our APT exam with an 80% grade. This test is required to receive a certificate of completion, receive your 16 PCB & NADAAC approved CEU credits.

For those individuals seeking their CIP certification (Certified Intervention Professional) please visit the PCB (Pennsylvania Certification Board) website www.pacertboard.org to learn about the additional requirements you must fulfill in order to complete your CIP certification.

CFI-APT will offer CIP specific, domain-focused, CE education credits

Intervention theory & practice – Family systems – Motivational interviewing – Specific to addiction – Crisis intervention – Behavioral health ethics

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Advanced Practical Training Workshop

CFI-APT (4-day workshop) offers 16 CE’s (Can be taken multiple times)

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4 hours – Intervention theory & practice

2 hours – Family Systems

4 hours – Motivational interviewing

3 hours – Specific to addiction

1 hour – Crisis Intervention

2 hours – Behavioral health ethics

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Supervision Domains – 100 Hours required for CIP

(All students will receive the option to add 25 group supervision hours – 5 hours per domain) to their workshop experience. Group supervision hours will be offered as part of an optional training package, but are not required. Students can pursue supervision independently, or through their own agency or organization.

 

CFI-APT Workshop Daily Schedule (16 hours)

Day One – Module one (2 Hours)

  • Intervention process review – Review of the intervention model
  • Material review – Review of the intervention model material

Break – Time to process and review information

Day One – Module two (2-Hours)

  • Case study assignment – Students will be assigned cases for the training
  • Case study review – Students will review using the consultation process

End of day one

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Day Two – Module three (2-Hours)

  • Understanding SUD (Mind, Body, Spirit)
  • Recovery from what? – Insight and discussion / multiple pathways
  • What requires Intervention (Assessment & Evaluation)

Break – Time to process and review information

Day Two – Module four (2-Hours)

  • Creating treatment options (Abstinence/MAT/Behavioral Therapies)
  • Creating and identifying aftercare plans for individuals and families
  • Homework – Research and create treatment plan w/ aftercare (Client & Family)

End of day two

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Day Three – Module five (2-Hours)

  • Motivational Interview exercises (Miller & Rollnick – 1st, 2nd, & 3rd editions)
  • Group discussion and review of MI exercises

Break – Time to process and review information

Day Three – Module six (2-Hours)

  • Break out groups MI role-play – supervisor interaction
  • Students will use their assigned case studies to exemplify the tools learned

End of day three

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Day Four – Module seven (2-Hours)

  • Practically apply training – perform individual walk-through mock interventions

Break – Time to process and review information

Day Four – Module eight (2-Hours)

  • Intervention alternatives / Emergency services / Legal intervention by state
  • Problem solving various ethical dilemmas – Case studies broken down
  • Role play through common mistakes and boundary issues
  • Review of code of ethics and code of conduct

Distance Learning Programs

(DL) CFI Training Program

$500*

• Six Days of Classes
• Twelve (2-hr) Training Modules
• Workbooks and Materials Incl.
• Certificate of completion
• 24 NADAAC / PCB CEU’s

(DL) APT Training Program

$300*

• Four Days of Classes
• Eight (2-hr) Training Modules
• Workbooks and Materials Incl.
• Certificate of completion
• 16 NADAAC / PCB CEU’s

(DL) AIN training Program

$250

• Two Days of Classes
• Four (2-hr) Training Modules
• Workbooks and Materials Incl.
• Certificate of completion
• 8 NADAAC / PCB CEU’s

(DL) SFS Training Program

$125*

• One Day of Classes
• Two (2-hr) Training Modules
• Workbooks and Materilas Incl.
• Certifcate of completion
• 4 NADAAC / PCB CEU’s

* Pricing is per student

This course has been approved by Baystate Recovery Services, LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #185919, Baystate Recovery Services, LLC is responsible for all aspects of the programing. The NAADAC Approved Education Provider emblem signifies that an organization has voluntarily opened its educational programs to examination by NAADAC and the National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP) for content applicability to state and national certification standards.