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Continuing Education and Training

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As a leader in the treatment of substance use, we are committed to educating the public about the disease of addiction and co-occurring disorders. To that end, we have expanded our professional education and training program to professionals who are interested in learning more about behavioral health, and the future of recovery. All sessions are conducted in our state-of-the-art Conference Center, and led by professionals from Eagleville Hospital and other organizations. Currently we offer the following courses:

Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB):

  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) credits through PCB

Social Work CEUs:

  • Continuing education hours are awarded for Social Work and Professional Counselors
  • Provided in conjunction with Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work

For more information, fees, or to register, e-mail Paul Toth, Ph. D. Staff Development Manager & Clinical Supervisor, or call 610-635-7458 610-635-7458

Training Schedule

The first 3 training listed are sponsored by PCB. You must go to their website to register, click the below link. The last training listed you will need to contact Paul Toth to register.

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Treating the Whole System: Family and Couples Therapy in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

When: 9/18/2017

Presenter: Dana Cohen, MA, M.Ed

PCB Hours Approved: 6

MAT: Recovery in a Bottle: For Best Results….

When: 10/06/2017

Presenter: Michael Palladini, RPh, MBA

PCB Hours Approved: 6

Treating Problem Gambling

When: 11/17/2017

Presenter: Eric J. Webber, MA, CADC, ASAT, CCPG

PCB Hours Approved: 6

Drug Subculture Competency: Identifying and Understanding Drug Paraphernalia and Routes of Ingestion

Contact Paul Toth to register, e-mail Paul Toth, Ph. D. Staff Development Manager & Clinical Supervisor, or call 610-635-7458 610-635-7458

When: 09/22/2017

Where: Eagleville Hospital Patient Care Building

Presenter: Bruce Schaffer, M.Ed

Hours Approved: 6

This training will increase the participant’s awareness of the drug subculture. Participants can expect to learn both the various routes of substance ingestion and further their understanding of drug paraphernalia through seeing the actual thing. There will be a discussion of the beliefs and behavior of various substance abusers, as well as, signs and symptoms of abuse. The substances that will be reviewed will include: PCP, narcotics, stimulants, ecstasy and marijuana. Through this workshop, the participant will learn to understand the client and his/her behavior thus increasing their ability to establish a therapeutic relationship.


1. Learn the routes of substance ingestion as it relates to time and acquisition of addiction;

2. Actually observe paraphernalia that correlates to the routes;

3. Learn signs/symptoms of various substances;

4. Learn the belief and behavior of substance dependent people; and,

5. Learn the ingredients of establishing a therapeutic alliance.

*** The methodology for the workshop will include: pre/post test, lecture, audio-visual aids, brainstorming, and small group work.