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].

Clinical Supervision for Kentucky Licensed Professional Counselors LPCC-S (2 Day)

Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 - Virtual Training via Zoom

201 KAR 36:060 requires that any Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, and all other professions providing supervision (including Licensed Psychologist or Certified Psychologist with autonomous functioning, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychiatrist, Nurse with a master’s degree in psychiatric certification, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) for Licensed Professional Counseling Associates, complete BOARD APPROVED SUPERVISION TRAINING every three (3) years in order to continue providing supervision.

$205 Registration fee

Wednesday, December 8th- Thursday, December 9th

9am - 4PM (both days)

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

Targeted Case Management Training Core, SMI, SUD

Monday, December 13th, 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.**

December 13th - December 14th TCM Core Competency (2 Day)

December 15th Substance Use Disorders

December 16th 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, December 14th, 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, December 14th

6.5 CEU Credits -

Kentucky Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors

Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology

Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators

Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists

Kentucky Board of Licensure for Pastoral Counselors

Kentucky Board of Licensure for Professional Art Therapists

Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

Kentucky Board of Nursing       

Kentucky Board of Social Work

Questions? Email Ariel Appling at [email protected]

Law for Kentucky LPCC

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 - Virtual Training via Zoom

This training is facilitated by an LPCC and meets the requirements for continuing education by the Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors. LPCC’s and LPCA’s will learn about the Kentucky laws and regulations pertaining to their license and how the Kentucky Licensed Professional Counseling Board operates. This includes licensing requirements, definitions, educational requirements, supervision and supervisor requirements, and codes of conduct.

Cost $55

December 15th

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

3.0 CEUs - LPCC and LPCA

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

LCSW for Supervision Acoording to Kentucky Law

Thursday, December 16th, 2021 - Virtual Training via Zoom

The new training for current clinical supervisors has increased from three (3) hours to six (6) hours. The initial supervisory training course on supervisory practice and methods for licensed clinical social workers shall be completed no later than January 1, 2022. This course will review the new core requirements including: Theoretical Foundations for Clinical Supervision, Practice Modalities, Techniques, and/or Approaches to Clinical Supervision, KY Rules & Ethics for Clinical Supervision Practice, and Evaluating Clinical Supervision.

Virtual via zoom, must have an audio and video enabled device to participate

Cost: $105

Thursday December 16th

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Questions? Contact Ariel Appling at [email protected]


Community Support Associate Training (2 Day)

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 - 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, February 15th - Wednesday February 16th

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]