CASAC To Hold Prevention Ethics Training Course Dec. 18

“Exploring Prevention Ethics – P105” is a training which will be offered through the Chautauqua Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Council from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at CASAC’s office in the Sprinchorn Building, 501 W. Third St., Suites 3 and 4, Jamestown.

The training will provide participants with an understanding of the state Code of Ethical Conduct for Prevention Practitioners and an ethical decision-making model that helps prevention practitioners make ethical decisions for common ethical prevention dilemmas. It will be led by Julie Franco, OASAS faculty.

CASAC training offerings are suitable for community members that are aspiring to learn more about addictions and other related topics to improve their lives and the lives of others.

Exploring Prevention Ethics is also for those seeking professional credentialing as a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor, Credentialed Prevention Professional or Credentialed Prevention Specialist. The 6 hours are approved by the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services CASAC, (Section 3)/ CPP & CPS (Section 2). It is also recognized and approved by the Pennsylvania Certification Board through reciprocity.

CASAC offers a number of professional training opportunities throughout the year. Individualized on-site training, depending upon staff needs, is available.

All trainings can be designed either as an in-service training, conference or workshop.

The fee is $60 and pre-registration is required. Community members interested in the topic are welcome to attend. To register or for more information about other training offerings CASAC may have available, call Kathleen Colby, director of training services, at 664-3608, email or visit