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].

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing (2 day)

Tuesday, February 2nd, 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.

Facilitator - Ali Hall, JD

Cost: $205

Tuesday, February 2nd- Wednesday, February 3rd

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] 

Law for Kentucky LPCC

Wednesday, February 3rd, 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

Wednesday, February 3rd

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] 

Home Visitation Safety Training

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 - Virtual Training via Zoom

This interactive course is designed to present best practices to professionals who are conducting site/home visits.  The visit will be broken into 5 distinct areas where an in-depth discussion will occur challenging the current mindset of those engaging in this service.

Instruction will focus on preparing our workforce to have a safe, successful visit and delivery of services.  In addition to the 5 Critical Areas, this course will introduce the study of body language and how our professional communication is imperative for safety when managing difficult people, those who are angry, and/or those suffering from Substance Abuse Disorder, and other scenarios where our safety may be in jeopardy.

Cost: $55

Wednesday, February 3rd

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

3 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, February 4th, 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, February 4th

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]

Adult Peer Support Training

Monday, March 1st, 2021 - Virtual Training via Zoom

New Vista is approved by the Kentucky Department of Behavioral Health to present this 30-hour program offering the curriculum required to become a certified Adult Peer Support Specialist in Kentucky. Trainings are open to anyone in recovery from mental health, substance use or co-occurring disorder interested in working as a PSS. This training is virtual via zoom, video and audio participation are mandatory. Seating is limited and we do not keep a waitlist.

Cost $300*

Monday, March 1st - Friday, March 5th

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Daily

* Self-pay participants may request a reduced fee scholarship application when they submit their program application.

Click here to download the application! Submit your finalized application to [email protected] or [email protected]

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

Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 - Virtual Training via Zoom

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

Wednesday, March 3rd

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

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

Community Support Associate Training (2 Day)

Monday, March 15th, 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

Monday, March 15  - Tuesday, March 16

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM both days

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