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Adult Students

The mission of The Serene Institute (TSI), a division of The Serene Foundation, is dedicated to community education on mental health, self-awareness, and overall well-being. TSI extends its expertise to corporations and organizations, aiding them in identifying and evaluating the mental health and wellness requirements of their employees. Through tailored solutions, TSI strives to enhance employee engagement.

TSI delivers comprehensive training programs for schools, organizational leadership, and corporate employees, offering the added benefit of continuing education credits as needed. The overarching goal is to empower individuals and organizations with the knowledge and tools necessary for fostering mental wellness, self-awareness, and a thriving community.

Upcoming Community Training 

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Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant Course

Our Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA) training classes offer forty (40) hour Phase I and 30-hour Phase II chemical dependency-specific education designed to meet State requirements in the following eight (8) content areas:

  • Theories of Addiction (5 hours)

  • Legal and Ethical Issues (6 hours)

  • Counseling Procedures & Strategies I (5 hours)

  • Counseling Procedures & Strategies II (4 hours)

  • Assessment & Diagnosis (3 hours)

  • Treatment Planning (3 hours)

  • Treatment Planning II (4 hours)

  • Counseling Procedures & Strategies III (5 hours)

  • Group Process & Techniques (5 hours)

This course series meets criteria for both CDCA Phase I and Phase II. 

Self-Paced All 2024

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Quality Assurance

At The Serene Institute, we take pride in offering specialized services encompassing compliance assessments and audits tailored to assist organizations in maintaining adherence to the stringent guidelines set by state regulatory boards. Our dedicated team of experts is committed to ensuring that your organization not only meets but exceeds the regulatory standards, fostering a culture of excellence and accountability.

Navigating the ever-evolving landscape of compliance can be a challenging task, but with The Serene Institute by your side, you can rest assured that your organization will be well-prepared and in full alignment with state regulations. Our comprehensive approach involves a thorough examination of your existing processes, policies, and procedures, allowing us to identify areas of improvement and implement robust solutions.

Whether you are a seasoned organization seeking to enhance your compliance protocols or a new entity looking to establish a solid foundation, our consultation services are designed to cater to your unique needs. We understand that each organization is distinct, and our experts work closely with you to create a tailored strategy that aligns seamlessly with your objectives.

Don't leave compliance to chance; proactively engage with The Serene Institute for a thorough consultation. Our commitment is not just to meet regulatory requirements but to empower your organization to thrive in a compliant, accountable, and resilient environment. Contact us today, and let's embark on a journey towards elevated compliance and operational excellence together.

The Serene Institute for Training and Development is a provider of Continuing Education credits by the following professional organizations:

  • Ohio Chemical Dependency Professional Board

  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board

  • Other Boards are in the process, please check back frequently for updates

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