Professional Development Institute

Enrollment is open for all 2016 Professional Development Institute classes.

Class Details

  • Registration and Coffee at 8:30 am. Class from 9 am - 4 pm, unless otherwise noted.
  • All classes held at First Call: 9091 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO 64114.
  • Entry and parking on North side of building, 3rd Floor Community Training Room.
  • All classes approved by the Missouri Substance Abuse Professionals Credentialing Board for six contact hours.


Payment & Registration

  • Payment must be received two (2) weeks prior to class.
    All classes are $45 and 6 contact hours, unless otherwise noted.
  • Registration is not valid until paid in full.
  • Cancellations must be received 7 days before class date to receive a refund.
  • No credits or refunds will be issued for failure to cancel.


Schedule of Classes

  • August 26: Prescription Drugs: Addiction & Treatment (#359) -  David Brown, LAC, CIP, CSAT(c)
  • September 9, 2016: Substance Abuse & Parental Influence (#360) – Explore the link between problem behavior in youth and family systems. Lucy Brown, LAC, CADC III, CIP, CDWF
  • September 23, 2016: Ethics in Response to the Suicidal Client (#361) - Mary Vorsten, MA, LCPC, MAC, CRAADC, CCGC
  • October 7, 2016: Recovery Ethics (#362) – Review ethical professional practices and confidentiality and the importance of ethical standards for addiction counselors to ensure the delivery of the highest quality of service to clients. Scott Breedlove, MRSS
Unless noted otherwise, all classes are $45 and 6 contact hours.