Danya Institute Inc.

Continuing Education

“Introduction to Mental Illness” Training at the D.C. Department of Mental Health

On September 20, 2013, the District of Columbia’s Department of Mental Health conducted a free three-hour training seminar titled “Introduction to Mental Illness” which this author attended.  Although open to the general public, most of those in attendance dealt in some professional capacity with individuals with mental illness, but still felt the need to become better […]


SUPERVISING PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST (Eastern Region)

SUPERVISING PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST (Eastern Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: This one-day training is directed to individuals who are responsible for supervising peer recovery specialist (PRS). The training will assist the supervisors in identifying and directing the skills, knowledge and abilities of their PRS staff as well as supporting them in their roles. When: […]


SUPERVISING PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST (Western Region)

  SUPERVISING PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST (Western Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: This one-day training is directed to individuals who are responsible for supervising peer recovery specialist (PRS). The training will assist the supervisors in identifying and directing the skills, knowledge and abilities of their PRS staff as well as supporting them in their roles. […]


Treatment for Drug Offenders — How to Make It Work!

Treatment for Drug Offenders — How to Make It Work! Event Type: Educational Event What: This free program will have three phases to this training. This opportunity will enhance and sustain your skills in working with offenders who are drug involved. The program includes two full days of face-to-face training followed by six monthly 90 […]


Maryland Institute of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Studies – Fall 2013 – Training Schedule Commuter Courses and Workshops

19, 20 and 21  Introduction to Addictions – Gregory Hunter, MPC, MS, LCSW-C, CISD, Therapist and Trainer in Private Practice, Baltimore, MD – 21 Hours DECEMBER 3 and 4  Motivational Interviewing Techniques – Dace Svikis – PhD, Professor, Director of Research Institute for Women’s Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia – 14 Hours 10, 11 […]


Clinical Supervision Foundations Course

Clinical Supervision Foundations Course Event Type: Educational Event What: This course consists of two interconnected components: an online course and a face‐to‐face training, and is intended for supervisors in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery settings. The course totals 30 contact hours and introduces clinical supervisors, along with persons preparing to become supervisors, to […]


Recovery Plan Development (Eastern Region)

Recovery Plan Development (Eastern Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: Participants will be able to help individuals in recovery identify and record individual goals, resources, strengths and skills, and resolve barriers to achieving goals in the eight life domains: Recovery from substance use or abuse, Living and financial independence, Employment and Education, Relationships and social […]


Recovery Plan Development (Western Region)

Recovery Plan Development (Western Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: Participants will be able to help individuals in recovery identify and record individual goals, resources, strengths and skills, and resolve barriers to achieving goals in the eight life domains: Recovery from substance use or abuse, Living and financial independence, Employment and Education, Relationships and social […]


Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Event Type: Educational Event What: This 6-hour course is geared to anyone who wants to provide Mental Health First Aid to those in need. It is an excellent introduction for addiction staff to the mental health treatment. As we move to a behavioral treatment system it is increasingly important that those […]


TODAY’S HOT TOPICS IN HIV/AIDS – Fall Classes in West Virginia

  HIV/AIDS Clinical Training Program Thursday, November 07, 2013 Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Shepherdstown, WV, 7:30am-4:30pm Credit Provided: Nursing, CME, LSW, Pharmacy See Details for Fee Information Detail  View PDF  Register