Core Trainings

Staff providing case management services and their supervisors are required to complete all case management core trainings within 365 days of hire. This includes any staff who complete Continued Stay ASAMs and/or utilization reviews.

Core Trainings include:
Addictions 101 (Exemption eligible)
Substance Use Confidentiality – Online Module

Case Management Series (Required for staff who did not complete the previous Case Part V – Case Management CMCS Manual July 2020 V.15 Management Overview curriculum). The online Case Management Overview training must be completed before the Case Management Skills training.
    - Case Management Overview* – Online Module (exemption eligible) and 
    - Case Management Skills Training – In-person or Virtual 
Screening and Assessment (exemption eligible)
Motivational Interviewing (required for staff hired on or after July 1, 2020)

The ASAM Criteria, 2013
Effective January 1, 2020, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) will expand its approved curriculum to include online training through The Change Companies’ ASAM Criteria 2013 Edition E-learning modules. Click here for instructions on how to sign up for the E-Learning Modules: 

If the Core Trainings are not completed within 365 days, the staff members will not be able to complete county assessments until all trainings are complete and LOCA completed after the 365 are subject to non-payment.