NACoA’s professional training resources are designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of faith leaders, behavioral health professionals and any person interested in helping children, families and communities impacted by parental alcohol and drug addiction.
NACoA offerings include online courses, webinars, on-site trainings, and certifications that have been created for educators, faith and lay leaders, community leaders and behavioral health workers. The courses are based on the work and research of noted experts in the field and provide strategies, tools and resources that can be utilized when working with children and families.
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Ministry with Persons with Mental Illness or Substance Use Disorders and Their Families and Caring Congregations
Equipping clergy, faith leaders, pastoral counselors and others working in congregational settings to understand addiction, its impact of children and families, its negative influence on spirituality for the whole family and effective strategies to help prevent it, to confront it in a way those impacted can be helped, and the educational tools that will support their efforts.
Created specifically for educational support groups using the NACoA developed Children’s Program Kit in educational settings, faith community and youth organizations, and in treatment settings.
2 ½ Day trainings to equip group leader implementation teams on evidenced-based curriculum and support, whole family, recovery program.
Individual, inspiring presenters who are experts in addiction, family impact, young and adolescent children of addicted parents, and experienced in addressing their critical issues.
Presentations on addiction, family education, child advocacy, education, child abuse, community coalition and drug court and dependency court conferences, as well as expert consultants.