July 10, 2012 - The American Institute of Health Care Professionals has recently announced the availability of certification programs for professionals who want to become substance abuse and addiction counselors. Recertification programs are also available for those who want to take advantage of continuing education courses in order to improve their skills and keep up to date with the latest methodologies and approaches. Many people choose different fields of career specialties for a reason. Those who choose to go for careers that involve counseling have a real mission in their lives, and that is to help people get over their problems. Plenty of people suffer from the effects of substance abuse without even realizing it, which is why it may be a good idea to know the symptoms of such condition and become a substance abuse counseling expert.
Substance abuse counseling certification offered by the American Institute of Health Care Professionals can be completed in within a 3 year period. Those who have met the necessary requirements and have completed the number of contact hours needed for the program will be given a certificate stating the achievement and will have the privilege of using CSAP credentials. There are also grief counseling certification courses that one can apply for when wishing to have the necessary training and skills when helping people deal with sorrow and grief. If you are a licensed counselor, a school counselor, or even a registered nurse or health practitioner, you can take advantage of these courses to enhance your knowledge and add to your expertise in the medical field.
There are plenty of healthcare professionals that have been trained to deal with these issues. If you are a healthcare professional and want to get further training and certification in these fields, you may sign up for classes to help you hone your skills. www.aihcp.org offers information on various certification and recertification programs on substance abuse counseling that can help you acquire or enhance the skills you need to venture into this form of medical practice. After certification, you will be required to undergo another recertification if you wish to continue your practice as substance abuse or grief counselor. Fees and requirements can also be found on the website so you can determine how much you need to pay for certification and the requirements you need to qualify for when applying for certification or recertification in any one of their programs. If you are interested, you may get in touch with them at firstname.lastname@example.org or give them a call at 330-652-7776.
Dominick L. Flarey, Ph.D, RN, FACHE
The American Institute of Health Care Professionals, Inc.
2400 Niles-Cortland Rd. S.E. Suite # 4
Warren Ohio 44484