AP Continuing Education Courses


 

Breining Institute offers these Addiction Professional (AP) Counselor Continuing Education Course Bundles as seven, separate 15-hour online courses.


3 steps to complete each Course:

  1. READ the Course Material.
  2. Select the ANSWER SHEET link, and answer the questions.
  3. Select the SUBMIT button to be provided a link for online payment, $59 for each course completed, and a Completion Certificate will be emailed to you.

Courses

Course title: APCE-2201: AP Continuing Education Course (15 hours)
Syllabus: Includes a Primer on Addiction Medicine and the Recovery Movement; Programs and Approaches; Family Roles and Systems; Human Development and Behavior; Cultural and Lifestyle Differences / Special Populations; Community Prevention and Education.
Course materials: Based upon The Addiction Professional: Manual for Counselor Competency, Fourth Edition (2022), Breining Institute, Chapters 1 through 6.
Select this link for the Course Material download: APCE-2201 Course Material ($10 download)
Select this link for the Course Questions download: APCE-2201 Course Questions (free download)
Select this link to access the online Answer Sheet: APCE-2201 Answer Sheet


Course title: APCE-2202: AP Continuing Education Course (15 hours)
Syllabus: Includes Intervention and Referral; Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs); The Twelve Steps in Psychotherapy; The Disease of Addiction / DSM 5; The Physiology and Pharmacology of Addiction / PTSD.
Course materials: Based upon The Addiction Professional: Manual for Counselor Competency, Fourth Edition (2022), Breining Institute, Chapters 7 through 11.
Select this link for the Course Material download: APCE-2202 Course Material ($10 download)
Select this link for the Course Questions download: APCE-2202 Course Questions (free download)
Select this link to access the online Answer Sheet: APCE-2202 Answer Sheet


Course title: APCE-2203: AP Continuing Education Course (15 hours)
Syllabus: Includes Illicit Drug Use and Abuse; Medical Treatment and Holistic Approaches to Recovery; Medication-Assisted Treatment; Relapse Prevention.
Course materials: Based upon The Addiction Professional: Manual for Counselor Competency, Fourth Edition (2022), Breining Institute, Chapters 12 through 15.
Select this link for the Course Material download: APCE-2203 Course Material ($10 download)
Select this link for the Course Questions download: APCE-2203 Course Questions (free download)
Select this link to access the online Answer Sheet: APCE-2203 Answer Sheet


Course title: APCE-2204: AP Continuing Education Course (15 hours)
Syllabus: Includes FAS / Hepatitis / AIDS / HIV / Communicable Diseases; Smoking and Nicotine Addictions; Eating Disorders; Gambling Disorders.
Course materials: Based upon The Addiction Professional: Manual for Counselor Competency, Fourth Edition (2022), Breining Institute, Chapters 16 through 19.
Select this link for the Course Material download: APCE-2204 Course Material ($10 download)
Select this link for the Course Questions download: APCE-2204 Course Questions (free download)
Select this link to access the online Answer Sheet: APCE-2204 Answer Sheet


Course title: APCE-2205: AP Continuing Education Course (15 hours)
Syllabus: Includes Sexual Addiction; Codependency; Internet Addiction; Co-occurring Disorders / Dual Diagnosis; The Role and Responsibility of the Counselor.
Course materials: Based upon The Addiction Professional: Manual for Counselor Competency, Fourth Edition (2022), Breining Institute, Chapters 20 through 24.
Select this link for the Course Material download: APCE-2205 Course Material ($10 download)
Select this link for the Course Questions download: APCE-2205 Course Questions (free download)
Select this link to access the online Answer Sheet: APCE-2205 Answer Sheet


Course title: APCE-2206: AP Continuing Education Course (15 hours)
Syllabus: Includes Individual Counseling; Group Counseling; Family and Couples Counseling; Adolescent Counseling; Personal Growth for the Counselor; Professional Growth and Counselor Burn Out; Relapse.
Course materials: Based upon The Addiction Professional: Manual for Counselor Competency, Fourth Edition (2022), Breining Institute, Chapters 25 through 31.
Select this link for the Course Material download: APCE-2206 Course Material ($10 download)
Select this link for the Course Questions download: APCE-2206 Course Questions (free download)
Select this link to access the online Answer Sheet: APCE-2206 Answer Sheet


Course title: APCE-2207: AP Continuing Education Course (15 hours)
Syllabus: Includes Therapeutic Counseling Approaches; Assertiveness for the Counselor; Laws, Ethics and Confidentiality; Prevention of Sexual Harassment; Introduction to Clinical Supervisor / Management Competency; Standards for Counselor Competency.
Course materials: Based upon The Addiction Professional: Manual for Counselor Competency, Fourth Edition (2022), Breining Institute, Chapters 32 through 37.
Select this link for the Course Material download: APCE-2207 Course Material ($10 download)
Select this link for the Course Questions download: APCE-2207 Course Questions (free download)
Select this link to access the online Answer Sheet: APCE-2207 Answer Sheet


DISCLAIMER STATEMENT REGARDING CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDIT FOR THESE COURSES
These are Continuing Education (CE) courses, intended for already licensed or certified professionals in healthcare.

These courses are not considered formal “postsecondary education,” and will not result in the award of formal transcripts, degrees or diplomas.

These courses do not lead to a degree or a diploma in subjects that licensees are required to take solely for the purpose of continued licensure, or to enhance the licensee’s skills and knowledge within their particular profession, occupation, trade, or career field, and are not designed to lead to employment.