In keeping with the goals of The Training Institute, each eligible course has been approved by the Pennsylvania Chemical Abuse Certification Board, Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Program, and Maryland Addictions Professional Certification Board. In addition, some courses meet DOC, ACA, and CBH credentialing requirements. Trainees will receive a certificate of completion at the end of each course.
Below is information brief information about the accrediting organization as well as a link to each of their websites for further details.
The Pennsylvania Certification Board is a private, non-profit corporation which offers voluntary state-level credentialing to the substance abuse and other behavioral health professional. The Board, comprised of certified professionals throughout the state, implements standards and testing for certification of addiction counselors, prevention specialists, clinical supervisors, case managers, criminal justice addictions professionals, co-occurring disorders professionals, and auxiliary professionals.
The Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs in the Pennsylvania Department of Health is charged with developing and implementing a comprehensive health, education and rehabilitation program for the prevention, intervention, treatment and case management of substance abuse, substance dependence and gambling addiction.
The Maryland Addictions Professional Certification Board was developed by and for substance abuse and other behavioral health professionals. MAPCB through the ICRC Board has established the following process by which a professional is measured and tested. It is a peer review system which assesses and evaluates specific knowledge and skill areas as well as the competencies of those providing substance abuse and other behavioral health services to the client and significant others. In return for meeting and fulfilling certification requirements, the certified professional obtains a tool for marketing his/her skills and competencies.
Tyrone S. was Gaudenzia's first client in 1968. He was homeless and lacked formal education. Today, he leads a successful life; supporting his family and serving as Program Director at Gaudenzia Recovery House, Philadelphia.
Tyrone has completed his Associate Degree at Eastern University through the Gaudenzia Center for Higher Education and has completed his Master's at Lincoln University.