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Overview of DOT/SAP Trainings
Schedule & Registration Form
DOT/SAP Qualifying Exam
Home Study Courses
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DOT/SAP Home Study Course

Twelve (12) RCH/CEU
Cost: $240.00 + $15 Shipping

Welcome to Professional Training Center, Inc., and our “Home Study” continuing education department. We appreciate your interest in the purchase of this course and know that you will find the course interesting and challenging.

This course meets the DOT training requirements outlined in 49CFR:Part40;Subpart O 40.281.

The course does not meet the DOT examination requirement. The course is designed to prepare the individual for the IC&RC DOT/SAP Written Examination. The IC&RC DOT/SAP Written Examination is administered by the local IC&RC Certification Board.


Practical Aproaches to Marijuana Addiction
Six (6) RCH/CEU
Cost:  $75

Marijuana use, misuse, abuse and addiction are very much a part of current public consciousness.  Much information, some of it accurate, has been disseminated by a variety of sources.  With so much public interest in marijuana legalization efforts, marijuana, medical marijuana and maijuana products, a course on practdical approaches to marijuana seems both timely and necessary.  Those of us who are charged with the task of helping those individuals with marijuana use, misuse and abuse issues are in need of scientifically accurate information on the drug and methods for dealing with it.

     Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients                                During Early Recovery

Six (6) RCH/CEU
Cost:  $75

This course is designed to assist those professionals who are working with substance abuse clients who are experiencing depressive symptoms.  These symptoms are common among clients in  substance abuse treatment. Some studies indicate that as many as 98% of those presenting for substance abuse treatment have some symptoms of depression.  Even when these symptoms do not reach the level of formal DSM-V diagnosis, they represent a serious impediment to effective treatment and an increased risk of relapse if not addressed.  Topics covered include:  the nature of depressive symptoms, how depressive symptoms affect treatment efforts, range of clients who may experience depressive symptoms, approaches that may prove effective with this population, special setting specific considerations, and the roles and responsibilities of the substance abuse professional in relation to clients with depressive symptoms.

   Co-occurring Disorders:  Anxiety Disorders and                            Chemical Dependency

Six (6) RCH/CEU
Cost:  $75

Arguably, anxiety is the most common coexisting symptom in recovering individuals.  Anxiety disorders of one type or another are the most common coexisting conditions with chemical dependency.  Estimates of the prevalence of anxiety disorders in CD clients range from 10% to 44%.  When is the anxiety that occurs during the active stage of the illness or during recovery something other than the natural, predictable anxiety that occurs as a function of change?  In this training, participants will review the several clinical presentations of anxiety disorders and CD, address the perennial question of which came first and which caused which problem, identify at least 4 methods for assessing this problem, and identify at least 4 strategies for addressing the anxiety disordered CD client. The anxiety disorders that will be focused on include:  the social phobias, simple phobias, generalized anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Common Rationalizations and Justifications for Unethical Conduct and Ways to Remain Ethically Correct

Six (6) RCH/CEU

This course reviews and examines the 4 major sources of the rules that bind our ethical practices. It examines some of the most common ratioalizations and justifications used by individuals who have been found to have violated their code od ethics.  Finally, it reviews some of the more common and useful guidelines for proactively maintaining an ethically positive practice.
Course Completion Information

For each of the courses above, participants will receive a study manual and a workbook that contains the post test. Purchasers of the course must complete the post test and mail, e-mail or text the “Post Test” to;

Professional Training Center, Inc.
9060 Stonegate Circle, North Ridgeville, OH 44039

Phone: 216-299-9506 E-Mail ptcsap@ymail.com

After all of the course requirements have been met and the completed “Post Test” has been received at our office, a certificate of completion will be issued to the individual who has purchased the course from Professional Training Center, Inc.

Certificates of completion will be issued within two weeks from the date the completed “Post Test”  and evauation are received at our office.

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