Training

Welcome to the New Vista Academy. We are the training department at New Vista!

New Vista Academy offers a range of classes and learning opportunities for behavioral health professionals. From continuing education courses that meet state licensing board requirements to state-approved curriculums for targeted case managers, community support associates and peer support specialists, we offer options to fit your needs and schedule. If you are looking for a training not listed or would like to request a speaker for your group, please contact [email protected].

Targeted Case Management Training Core, SMI, SUD

Monday, June 14th, 2021 - Virtual Training via Zoom

This training is state-approved for Targeted Case Management certification and includes the required 12-hour Core Competency Curriculum for the training of Behavioral Health Targeted Case Managers in Kentucky, as well as additional specialty topics addressing adults with Serious Mental Illness, and adults with Substance Use Disorder.

Must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a behavioral science; and one year of full-time employment experience working directly with individuals in a human service setting, post-degree. A master's degree may substitute for the year experience.  

**You must select each competency individually when you register. CORE is listed as the top option, and SUD, and SMI are listed as "Add Ons" below it. If you wish to register for SUD, and/or SMI click on "add ons" and select all that apply.**

June 14th - June 15th TCM Core Competency (2 Day)

June 16th Substance Use Disorders

June 17th Severe Mental Illness

Cost $205 for Core, $103 per additional day 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM daily

Questions? Contact Ariel Appling at 859.253.1686 ext 1205 or email [email protected] 

Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR)

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 - 1351 Newtown Pike, Building 2, Board Room, Lexington, Ky 40511

Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) teaches best practices recommended by the nation's leading experts in the research and delivery of safer suicide care.

Cost: $105

Live-in person at 1351 Newtown Pike, Building 2 "Board Room" Lexington Ky 40511

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tuesday, June 22nd

6.5 CEU Credits - LPCC, LCSW, Psychology. LMFT - apply individually.

Questions? Email Ariel Appling at [email protected]

Community Support Associate Training (2 Day)

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 - Virtual Training via Zoom

This 10-hour training satisfies the curriculum requirements for Community Support Associate certification by the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, covering principles of recovery, promoting resilience, psychiatric rehabilitation, and effective communication. Provides an overview of mental health and co-occurring diagnoses, as well as appropriate crisis intervention skills.

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and one year of full-time employment experience working with individuals that receive treatment for mental health. 

Cost $105

Tuesday July 6th - Wednesday July 7th

Day 1: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Day 2: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Questions? Contact Ariel Appling at 859.253.1686 ext 1205 or email [email protected]

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing (2 day)

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021 - Virtual Training via Zoom

This two-day workshop will introduce participants to essential Motivational Interviewing (MI) processes, concepts and skills, concentrating on small group practice exercises. This training is virtual via zoom, video and audio participation are mandatory. 

Facilitator - Ali Hall, JD

Cost: $205

Tuesday, August 24th - Wednesday August 25th

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Daily

12 CEU Credits - LPCC, LCSW, Psychology. LMFT - apply individually.

Questions? Contact Ariel Appling at 859.253.1686 ext 1205 or email [email protected] 

Advancing Skills in Motivational Interviewing

Thursday, August 26th, 2021 - Virtual Training via Zoom

This one day workshop will help participants build on Motivational Interviewing (MI) foundations toward increasing skillfulness. The session will focus specifically on practicing the selective and differential use of reflective listening for softening sustain talk and cultivating change talk.  

Facilitator - Ali Hall, JD

Cost: $105

Thursday, August 26th

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

6 CEU Credits - LPCC, LCSW, Psychology. LMFT - apply individually.

Questions? Contact Ariel Appling at 859.253.1686 ext 1205 or email [email protected]

Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 - 1351 Newtown Pike, Building 3, Newtown Room, Lexington, Ky 40511

This session will provide an overview of domestic violence and elder abuse, neglect and exploitation as required by Kentucky Statute and equip counselors with the information necessary to better support their clients.

Cost $55

September 1st

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1351 Newtown Pike, Building 3, Newtown Room, Lexington, KY

3 CEU Credits - LPCC, LCSW, Psychology. LMFT - apply individually

Questions? Contact Ariel Appling at 859.253.1686 ext 1205 or email [email protected]