Upcoming ASAC Training: Stages of Change and Readiness

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The Stages of Change and Readiness is a 3-hour training that will be held on Friday, May 13th, from 1:30pm – 4:45pm, at ASAC’s Cedar Rapids Prevention Building; 3536 18th Ave SW.

ASAC_Training_Rainbow_DaysThe training facilitator is Leslie Mussmann. Leslie is a Certified Prevention Specialist who has been working in the substance abuse prevention field for ASAC since 2001. She is currently the Director of Prevention Services for Clinton and Jackson Counties. Leslie has provided substance related education, community support with coalitions and policy work for over 15 years.

The objectives of the training include (1) Identifying individual stages of change, (2) Identifying stages of community readiness, and (3) Understanding appropriate strategies for various levels of readiness. The training was created for substance abuse treatment counselors and prevention specialists, social workers and therapists.

The Iowa Board of Certification has approved this training for 3 hours of substance abuse CEUs. Cost is $30 per person; $15 for current ASAC staff and interns. Please visit ASAC’s website to register. Class size is restricted to 30 participants. Please register by May 1 and direct any questions to Kathy Corbett at 319-390-1884 or kcorbett@asac.us.