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What Is It Worth
To Position Yourself For Success?

What Will It Cost 
If You Donít?

The Pressure Is On!

Whether you direct a treatment program, supervise clinicians, or work directly with patients in public or private programs -- you are feeling the demand to do more with less. Case loads are going up. Reimbursement and the size of treatment teams are going down. The length of inpatient stay is decreasing as the need to use outpatient programs as an alternative to inpatient treatment is on the rise. Even worse, more and more of your clinical time is being drained into documenting and reporting. And if the reports arenít right - you donít get paid and your entire livelihood goes at risk.

       Managed Care Organizations need core providers that can prevent relapse by using brief, targeted, strategic therapy methods.

        Clinical Managers need to balance the need to do more with less with the demand to provide the best quality and most effective treatment.

        Counselors and Therapists need to use brief therapy methods to help patients recover while meeting the demands of cost containment.

Clinicians who can deliver
††††† will be in high demand.

Those who canít
††††††††††† will become unemployable

As a clinician you may only get one shot at success! Managed care organizations want the clinical job done right -- the first time. They want to see ...

        Assessments that identify target treatment problems that cause relapse.

        Treatment plans that describes concrete and no nonsense action steps that solve the target problems quickly and efficiently.

     Documentation that clearly shows the critical steps in the treatment process.

        Outcome studies that show that the treatment is producing the desired outcome in a cost effective way.

Why Should Public Sector Professionals Be Concerned?

Health care reform, based upon managed care principles, is rapidly moving into the public sector. Many states have already implemented cost containment in the public sector based upon the same managed care programs used in the private sector. 

Managed care will hold public sector programs to the same quality and cost control standards as the private sector. Pubic sector professionals, including those who work in the criminal justice system, should prepare for the future now - and this means learning the skills of Brief Therapy for Relapse Prevention.

There Is A Growing Demand
For Relapse Prevention
In All Programs

The organizations that control health care costs have little tolerance for relapse -- especially if relapse prevention strategies werenít part of the initial treatment plan. They want to work with providers who are serious about preventing relapse after the first treatment. As a result, they are demanding that relapse prevention strategies be integrated into the treatment plans of all patients. Here is what they want to see ...

        A Relapse Management Plan that does two things: identifies and manages the immediate high risk situations that can cause relapse; and sets up a strategy to stop relapse quickly should it occur.

        An Assessment Of Lifestyle Factors Related To Relapse that is drawn from an analysis of presenting problems, life and addiction history, and recovery relapse history.

        A List Of Personal Warning Signs that identify the specific steps that lead from stable recovery to relapse.

        A High Risk Situation List that identifies the immediate situations that can activate the urge to use alcohol or other drugs

        Warning Sign & High Risk Situation Management Strategies that identify and change the irrational thoughts, unmanageable feelings, self defeating behaviors, and dysfunctional relationships that lead to relapse.

        A Revised Recovery Program that supports the ongoing identification and management of relapse warning signs in a low cost community setting.

Can You Deliver?

If Not You Go At Risk !

The stakes are high! If you or your treatment program canít make the change to brief therapy for relapse prevention -- you may be unemployable in the new environment.

What You Can Do
To Position Yourself For Success
In This Demanding New Environment?


Recognize The Critical Need
For Relapse Prevention Specialists
And Act Accordingly

Relapse Prevention Therapy (RPT) is one of the most powerful and effective treatment strategies designed for the new environment of health care reform. Clinicians who are skilled at RPT will have a valuable and marketable skill. Those who donít may be left behind.

As more managed care organizations are requiring relapse prevention plans on every patient, the demand for trained relapse prevention specialists is increasing. Progressive treatment programs know that CENAPS trained professionals, with their brief therapy skills learned at the Relapse Prevention Certification School, can improve their ability to work effectively with managed care organizations.

Relapse Prevention Training...
Is Your Ticket For Success In Todayís
Addiction & Behavioral Health Field!

Terence T. Gorski and The CENAPS Corporation are ready to help with the most advanced clinical skills training of its kind. The skills that you learn as a CENAPS trained or CENAPS Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist can help you to survive and thrive in this demanding new environment.

The International Relapse Prevention Certification School with its unique six-day skills training format will give you expertise in using brief therapy methods to prevent relapse. The training process will teach you how to rapidly ...

        Stabilize relapse prone patients and develop an immediate relapse prevention plans.

        Complete an assessment that identifies the lifestyle factors related to relapse.

        Identify and manage the warning signs that lead from stable recovery to relapse and the core issues that drive them.

        Develop targeted and strategic recovery plans that can be executed in a low cost community-based support programs for the ongoing identification and management of relapse warning signs.

        Develop a relapse early intervention plan that can stop relapse quickly should it occur.

        Communicate quickly and effectively with managed care providers about the patientís problems and the recommended treatment plan.

        Objectively measure and report outcomes in a low cost and effective way.

A Specialized
Clinical Skills Training Format
That Works

GORSKI-CENAPS Training uses a specialized skills training format developed by Terence T. Gorski. This training format has been rigorously field tested in over fourteen consecutive training programs. Eighty per cent of participants report it as one of the best training experiences of their careers.

The secret of success lies in the proven skills training format that guides participants through a series of three-hour training segments. Each segment consists of ...

        A lecture describing a specific relapse prevention technique.

        A clinical demonstration showing exactly how to use that technique.

        A role play where each participant practices using the technique as both the therapist and the patient.

        A small group session to discuss progress and problems in utilizing the technique.

What Relapse Prevention Training
Can Do For You !

The Relapse Prevention Certification School can prepare you for new opportunities in the field of Relapse Prevention Therapy.

        Counselors and Therapists can learn how to prevent and manage relapse in first time clients, deal more effectively and efficiently with chronically relapse prone patients, and communicate their target problems and strategic treatment plans more effectively to managed care case managers.

        Clinical Supervisors can learn how to design state-of-the-art relapse prevention programs. They can also learn to train and supervise clinicians in preparing brief therapy plans for relapse prone patients.

        Treatment Programs and Private Practitioners can position themselves for success with managed care organizations by offering effective and efficient treatment services based upon the cutting edge technology in the field of chemical dependency and behavioral health.

        Managed Care Case Managers can learn how to conduct effective case management consultation sessions with clinicians working with relapse prone patients.

        Criminal Justice Professionals can learn how to apply powerful relapse prevention methods to the treatment of chemically dependent offenders.

Whether you are interested in expanding your career within established public or private sector treatment programs or in building a private treatment or consulting practice, The Relapse Prevention Certification School can make a difference.

Hereís How To Make
The Managed Care Environment
Work For You!

You now have access to the most powerful competency-based credentials in the world of behavioral health care.Whether you work in addiction treatment programs, mental health programs, or criminal justice programs Ė competency certification in the most important clinical skills areas will give you a competitive advantage in competing for the positions that you want and deserve.

Competency Certification

The Ticket To
Your Professional Future

Degree credentials used to be the key to your professional future.Now the market is flooded with degreed credentialed.The degrees are still important, but they are now viewed as tickets to get in the door.Advanced degrees alone wonít set you apart from your competition.

If degrees wonít do the job, what will?The answer is competency certification in the most important skills areas by a credible and respect organization.

Employers want clinical staff who can hit the floor running.They want skilled professionals with proven competency in the most effective best practices.They want to know that the staff they employee can get the job done now with minimum training and supervision.

This is where GORSKI-CENAPS competency certification comes into thepicture.The GORSKI-CENAPS Team offers specialty competency certification that will make you stand apart from your competition while demonstrating beyond a doubt that you will be able to competently perform the most important clinical tasks quickly and efficiently with minimal training and supervision.

The GORSKI-CENAPS Team offers competency certification in the following areas:

1.†††††††† Assessment & Treatment Planning (ATP)

        Quickly identifying problems & developing an action oriented treatment plan

        Earn the credential of Certified Assessment & Treatment Planning Specialist (CATPS)

2.†††††††† Denial Management Counseling (DMC)

        Identify & manage denial and treatment resistance

        Earn the credential of Certified Denial Management Specialist (CDMS)

3.†††††††† Primary Recovery Counseling (PRC)

        Identify & manage denial & treatment resistance

        Earn the credential of Basic Certified Relapse prevention Specialist (BCRPS)

4.†††††††† Relapse Prevention Counseling (RPC)

        Identify & manage high risk situations

        Earn the credential of Basic Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist (BCRPS)

5.†††††††† Relapse Prevention Therapy (RPT)

       Identify & Manage Core Personality & Lifestyle problems

        Earn the credential of Advanced Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist (ACRPS)

Powerful Competency-Based

The power of these credential lies in the competency certification process. Each competency certification demonstrates that the clinician has completed both clinical skills training and a comprehensive competency certification portfolio that demonstrates their ability to correctly use the basic techniques taught as part of that competency certification.

With these credentials you can make the managed care environment work for you. Your training will give you valuable skills that will allow you to use advanced techniques of brief relapse prevention therapy. Your credentials will set you apart from other professionals. You will have access to a powerful network of certified specialist who routinely share information about new developments and opportunities.

Because of this, you will become marketable to treatment programs in the public and private sector as well as the criminal justice system and managed care organizations. You will also have skills that can help you to develop or expand a private treatment practice or a training and consultation practice.

Relapse Prevention Therapy allows you to succeed where it counts most --- with your patients and their families. It is gratifying to know that a treatment method that is winning the support of the managed care industry is also effective and well received by the patients who use it.

Register Today

Registration is limited and there is a strong demand for available training slots. Call CENAPS at 708-799-5000 or fax at 708-799-5032, and see if you qualify for an early registration discount or a group registration discount. You can use Visa or Master Card to speed your registration.



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