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This course is a comprehensive review for students wanting to receive their High School Equivalency Diploma. Students will prepare to take the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC). This test replaced the GED test for New York State in 2014. The focus of the classes will be on reading/writing, science, social studies, and mathematics. TASC testing is determined by pre-test scores and
instructor recommendation. Students may require more than one session of preparation prior to testing. This class will include homework. Students should bring notebook and pen/pencil. The recommended book for this course is Kaplans New TASC with two Practice Tests.
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This course is for students who have progressed though TASC I but need additional review in order to sit for the TASC exam. This course will include review of reading/writing, science, social studies, and mathematics. This class will include homework. Students should bring notebook and pen/pencil. The required book for this course is Kaplans New TASC with two Practice Tests. (2016). Instructor: J. Dayton-Wolf
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Section I: Knowledge of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse 85 Course Hours
Basic Knowledge: Physical and Pharmacological Effects
Overview of the Addiction Field
Diversity of Intervention and Treatment Approaches
Introduction to Diagnostic Criteria
Twelve Step and Mutual Aid Groups
Toxicology Testing and Screening
Section II: Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Counseling 150 Course Hours
Counseling Special Populations/Cultural Competence
Effects on the Family/Counseling Families and Significant Others
Theories on Human Development and the Relationship to Substance Abuse
Health, Wellness and Communicable Diseases
Section III: Assessment; Clinical Evaluation; Treatment Planning; Case Management; Patient, Family & Community Educationâ€”70 Course Hours
Assessment and Evaluation
Treatment Planning, Record Keeping and Discharge Planning
Case Management, Referral and Service Coordination
Patient, Family, and Community Education and Prevention
Section IV: Professional and Ethical Responsibilities 45 Course Hours
Ethical Decision Making and Conduct
Confidentiality and Legal Issues
Child Abuse and Maltreatment: Mandated Reporter Training
The BPI Field Test will be given by appointment. Testing will be done in our Kelder Test House located in Stone Ridge, NY. Field tests are subject to a $200 non-refundable fee.
The course covers the proper recording of business transactions, the principles of double-entry bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, journals and ledgers, the preparation of trial balances, financial reports, and other basic accounting principles.
This class, endorsed by the American Society of Notaries, prepares students to pass the New York State notary exam and provides a comprehensive view of the notary public office.
The decision has been made to open a new business! Where does a business student begin? Students enrolled in the class will explore forms of legal entities, taxes, permits, licenses, bookkeeping systems, a business plan and financing. Students will feel confident that their business will be headed in the right direction from the beginning. Join a Certified Business Advisor from the Mid-Hudson Region Small Business Development Center for a most informative session.
The five-hour On-Premise TIPS program is designed for servers at restaurants, bars, hotels or any establishment where alcohol is consumed on the premises. Employees learn strategies for serving alcohol responsibly while providing the best possible customer service.
Protecting our children from child abuse is everyones responsibility. This is a self-paced, open-entry, online course on mandated reporting of child abuse. As required by law, this course is designed to meet the requirement for a two-hour certification course to be conducted for all educational staff in New York State as part of Section 413 of the New York Social Services Law. Certificates will be mailed upon completion.
This hands-on course presents a thorough introduction to the in-demand field of bartending. Students learn how to prepare drinks from the exotic to the ever popular standards, the art of presentation, customer interactions, and the responsibilities that accompany this job. Students must be at least 18 years old to attend. Proof of age is required.
Section I: Knowledge of alcoholism and substance abuse (85 hours)
Learning through class discussion and case study, students will be given a general review of substance abuse and alcoholism as well as training related to tobacco use and nicotine dependence. Study will include an overview of the addictions field, learning the language of addiction treatment through the study of concepts, practice and research. Class participants will develop an understanding of treatment models, both traditional and nontraditional. Students will become familiar with diagnostic instruments and study the diagnostic criteria of the DSM and ICD, and also be introduced to the use of toxicology tests and screening. Coursework will also include the study of Twelve Step and Mutual Aid groups.
Section II: Alcoholism and substance abuse counseling (150 hours)
Includes the study of the theory and practice of both group and individual counseling. Through experiential learning and group activities, students will consider the cultural competence needed for culturally sensitive treatment. Students will reflect on the specific prevention and treatment needs of particular populations. Class participants will look at theories of human development and how they relate to substance abuse and be introduced to the practice of working with affected family members and significant others.
Section III: Assessment, clinical evaluation, treatment planning, case management, and patient/community education (70 hours)
This course introduces students to various screening and assessment instruments. Students will learn components of treatment planning, record keeping and discharge planning as well as gain an understanding of case management and the basic skills needed for successful continuation of care. This course will give students an understanding of community education/prevention, helping them to
develop presentation and training techniques in support of community wellness and awareness.
Students enrolled in SUNY Ulsterâ€™s evening program are able to complete their 350 educational hours in 12 months. For no class and alternate class dates, see information provided below for each section. Instructor: D. Hale, CASAC, CPP