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CE Trainings



Divine Exchange Ministry, Inc. (DEMI) has been dedicated to changing lives and the people they touch, one individual at a time. The training collaboration and consulting services component of DEMI is a NAADAC, ADACBGA, and GACA approved training provider, serving professionals in the recovery and addiction treatment field. Our trainings are designed to enhance, educate, equip and empower professional human service providers, community leaders, faith leaders and counselors-in-training. CEU’s are provided and they are designed to meet the need for professional growth. Our trainings are inspirational and creatively developed to uplift and inspire the service provider to maintain focus. Informational topics are researched and reviewed for the most recent acquired data for the specific subject matter. Influentially designed to improve and impact the professional to implement change. Intentionally and strategically developed to enhance continuous education for the Developing Clinician, the Proficient Clinician and the Exemplary Clinician. These cost-effective evidence based trainings will allow the participant to gain the most significant experience available using strategic multi-systemic approaches. Additionally, these evaluated trainings which were developed to better serve you and the community; have been presented throughout various conferences such as the Keeping It Real Conference, Lonnie Mitchell Substance Abuse Conference, Department of Health APRA Faith-Based Initiative Conference, the Teen Challenge Emerging Leaders III Conference, the 5th Annual Georgia School of Addiction Studies and more.




Training Site:


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City of Austell Threadmill Complex
5000 Austell Powder Springs Road
Second Deck, Suite 281-1
Austell, GA 30106
Office: (404) 462-6831


Certified Addiction Counselor, Level I (CAC-I) Training Program, (180 Hours)


Full One-Year Georgia Professional Addictions Counselor Training Program (270 Hours)


Approved by


Alcohol & Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia, (ADACBGA)   |   Georgia Addiction Counselors Association, (GACA)


National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, (NAADAC)


2016 Program Schedule


Date: September 1, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29   |   October 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20


Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Module VII: Professional & Ethical Responsibilities – 39 CE

Part I of this course will provide the knowledge, skills, and attitude for clinical, administrative and evaluative process of monitoring, assessing, and enhancing counselor performance, specific to treatment of addiction in the role of supervision. Part II, will provide the knowledge and skills of Application to Practice, which meet the obligations of an addictions counselor to adhere to accepted ethical and behavioral standards of conduct and continuing professional development as related to Application to Practice, within the continuum of care

  • The Clinicians’ Code (Professional Code of Ethics)
  • Confidentiality – Don’t Break the Rules!
  • Ethical Decision Making, CARF Preparation
  • Barriers in the Consumer / Clinician Relationship
  • Violating the Code of Ethics
  • Model of Administrative & Clinical Supervision
  • Understanding the Grievance Process
  • Trauma, Domestic Violence, & Treatment
  • Addressing & Managing Anger
  • A Look in the Mirror
  • PTSD Stress Characteristics
  • Grasp Hold to the Continuum of Care
  • Implementing Motivational Interviewing (MI)



Date: October 24, 27   |   November 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21   |   December 1, 5


Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Module VIII: Professional Readiness – 30 CE

Module eight (8) presents the knowledge and skills which meet the obligations of an addictions counselor to adhere to the behavioral standards of conduct and continuing professional development. Additionally, this module the resources, attitude, and skills necessary for Consumer, Family and Community Education on the prevention and treatment of substance addiction; public health education and spirituality, treatment and recovery within the community.

  • Healing for the Helper!
  • The Attitude of the Professional
  • Benefits of Clinical Supervision
  • Spirituality, SUD, Treatment & Recovery
  • The 12 Steps & The Be-attitudes
  • Community Edu. Risk & Protective Factors (Models of Prevention)
  • The Effects of Drug Use with the Family
  • The Facts of Hepatitis
  • The Church, Criminal Justice, & Therapeutic Community
  • 12 Core Functions & Traditions of Recovery