Trainings in Certification Competencies

Our trainings in Core Competencies are arranged by Certification type, and include expert guidance on the subject matter of each of the Core Competencies in that Certification.

Click on one of the links below to see a fuller description of the content in each Core Competency, and information on how to purchase – whether individually or as a set.

Clinical Certification

The first set of trainings focuses on competencies identified in the NADD Competency-Based Clinical Certification. There are separate trainings on each of the following competencies:

  • Positive Behavior Supports and Effective Environment
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Assessment of Medical Conditions
  • Assessment 

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Specialist Certification

The second set of trainings focuses on the competencies identified in the NADD Competency-Based Dual Diagnosis Specialist Certification.  There are separate trainings on each of the following competencies:

  • Multimodal bio-psychosocial approach
  • Application of emerging best practices 
  • Knowledge of therapeutic constructs
  • Respectful and effective communication
  • Knowledge of dual role service delivery & fiduciary responsibilities
  • Ability to apply administrative critical thinking

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DSP Certification

The third series of trainings focuses on the competencies identified in the NADD Competency-Based Direct Support Professional Certification.  There are separate trainings on each of the following competencies:

  • Assessment and Observation
  • Behavior Support
  • Crisis Prevention and Intervention
  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Collaboration and Teamwork 

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