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Recovery Resources'

Training Institute

From Mental Health First Aid and HIV to Gambling Trainings and Suicide Prevention, we are your source for continuing education in behavioral health. Our courses are certified for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and where appropriate, other certifications.

For more information on our gambling training services, please see our Gambling CEUs

Training Institute

Due to COVID-19, all trainings offered below will be delivered virtually via webinar.  After you register, you will receive an email with a link to the webinar that you can add to your calendar.


  • May 5, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. | Topic: Vicarious Trauma - REGISTER HERE
  • May 12, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. | Topic: Social Determinants of Health and the Impact on Behavioral Health Clients - REGISTER HERE
  • May 19, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. | Topic: Mental Health Awareness – Signs, Symptoms and the Impact of Stigma - REGISTER HERE
  • May 26, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. | Topic: Fostering Resiliency - REGISTER HERE

*These trainings offer 1 CEU for Ohio licensed counselors (RCX029002) Social workers (RSX069001) and Chemical dependency professionals (06/6530).


February 17, 2021 | Pastor Matt Johnson

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At Recovery Resources, we are your partner in high quality training and education. We offer education and training to ensure professionals, the general community, and workplaces are prepared to address issues and concerns related to mental health and substance use.

Custom trainings for Continuing Education, Community Education, and Work Place Training are available by request.

Continuing Education | Clinical Trainings

Our continuing education program offers credits for the following types of professionals:

  • Counselors (RCX029002)
  • Social Workers (RSX069001)
  • Chemical Dependency Counselors
  • Preventionists

Many trainings are also available for nursing and health education CEUs. For more information regarding these types of CEUs, contact Carol Metlicka at 216-431-4131 x4202 or

Clinical Supervision Series

 Assessment, Evaluation & Remediation: Tools for Effective Clinical Supervision
This training will cover topics of assessment and evaluation of a supervisee's overall knowledge, skills, and self-awareness. The course will include opportunities to practice using formal and informal evaluation tools to aid the supervisee in skill attainment and enhancement. 
Attending to Counselor Development within the Clinical Supervision Relationship
This training will cover models of clinical supervision with a focus on counselor development. The course will include practice and application of supervision and learning models to enhance supervisee development. 
Management & Administrative Aspects of Clinical Supervision
This training will aid in developing appropriate processes & procedures related to management & administrative aspects of clinical supervision. Participants will practice appropriate documentation, reporting processes, & supervision skills that will enhance their ability to engage in the management & administrative aspects of clinical supervision. 
Legal, Ethical and Professional Responsibilities Related to Clinical Supervision
This training includes a review of the legal and ethical issues associated with clinical supervision. Participants will have an opportunity to learn the rules, laws, and ethics associated with the responsibility of clinical supervision.

General Clinical Topics

Responding to Suicidal Ideation & Intent
This training will provide an overview of local and national statistics related to suicide and additional resources. Participates will also receive the “Question, Persuade, Refer” certification. This portion of the training discusses effective strategies to response to a person expressing suicidal thoughts or intentions. Recovery Resources' Training Institute will be hosting this training on:
Practical Application of Ethics in Clinical Practice

This training will discuss several avenues of ethics in clinical practice. Participants will be provided with relevant codes of ethics, pertaining to their clinical licensure, & will have the opportunity to discuss & process several cases with a group of licensed professionals. 

Clinical Considerations for Serving the LGBTQ Community

Many helping professionals work with those in the LGBTQ population and may not even know it. As helping professionals, we have an ethical obligation to build competency in working effectively with various populations. As a hidden minority, the LGBTQ population can be a mystery for many professionals. Gain a better understanding of the LGBTQ culture, specific issues this population faces, and ways to create a therapeutic safe space for this at risk population to be who they are and feel accepted in addressing whatever issues are relevant for them. No topics are off limits in this presentation and open discussion so that professionals can increase feelings of comfort and competence in addressing the wide variety of issues the LGBTQ population come to us for help.

The American Society of Addiction Medicine Criteria and its Role in Behavioral Healthcare

In this training clinicians will learn best practice for the utilization of the ASAM Criteria and its relevance throughout the treatment continuum. Attendees will use the criteria to work through a comprehensive multidimensional assessment and person-centered treatment plan. 

Practical Application of Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Behavioral Health

This training, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), is a practical, goal-driven model with an emphasis on clear, concise, realistic goal negotiations. The SFBT approach assumes clients have knowledge of what would make their life better, even though they may need some help implementing the solution. 

Building Cultural Humility to Address Unconscious Biases & Microaggressions
This training will help all people who hold unconscious biases and perpetrate microaggressions, which are often incongruent with their consciously held values and beliefs. During this training, we will explore the concepts of unconscious bias and microaggressions and lay the ground work for a practice of cultural humility.
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
This training will prepare clinicians to use the evidence-based model of motivational interviewing. 

Community Education

Continuing Education Note: Mental Health First Aid training does not offer continuing education, but does provide a three-year nationally recognized certification.
Mental Health First Aid

This training includes a two-hour online self-paced course followed by four hours of instructor led training delivered virtually through our learning management system. This training course teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Our nationally certified trainers teach a five-step action plan that will help you assess a situation, implement appropriate interventions, and help the person connect with professional care. A three-year certification in MHFA is available upon completion of the online course and one-day virtual course. 

Managing Successfully (Assist NOW)

Fostering Employee Engagement

Gallup reports that supervisors account for 70% of the variance in employee engagement. 30% are highly engaged, 50% engaged, and 20% not engaged. Employees are engaged when they are surrounded by meaningful relationships – this starts with leadership. Through this training, you will learn the key principles of employee engagement.

Successful Workplace Change Management

All organizations must adapt to changes in the environment, which can lead to stress and disengagement among employees. Through this training, you will explore how to talk about why change happens, how to overcome obstacles, strategies for successful change and frameworks for change.

Managing Difficult Employees

During this training, participants will learn and explore skills in managing performance among difficult employees. The training will explore nine types of difficult employees, how to build mutual trust, provide effective feedback and understand reasons for performance gaps. 

Emotional Intelligence & Enhancing Leadership Performance
Emotional intelligence is the ability to manage one’s own emotions as well as the emotions of others. These skills are critical in creating productive and engaged workplaces. Through this training, you will learn about the concepts of emotional intelligence and strategies to build these skills among your supervisors and employees. 

Workplace Trainings

  Through Assist NOW, the EAP Division of Recovery Resources, we offer an extensive library of in-demand topics that can be delivered on-site for your employees. These trainings promote a healthy, productive workforce and help retain key employees who help you stay competitive in today’s market.

CEU Statements

Recovery Resources is an approved provider of continuing education through the Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage Family Therapist Board for social workers (RSX069001) and counselors (RCX029002), the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board (50-17857) and the National Council on Problem Gambling (06/653). Many trainings are also available for nursing and health education CEUs. Our continuing education program offers credits for the following types of professionals.

  • Counselors (RCX029002)
  • Social Workers (RSX069001)
  • Chemical Dependency Counselors
  • Preventionists

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a training that you have purchased, you can use your payment towards a future training. When a registrant chooses not to attend a training, refunds are not provided. In the instance that Recovery Resources cancels a training, you can choose to either use your payment towards a future training or receive a refund. If you need to cancel, please contact Carol Metlicka at 216-431-4131 for assistance.

Training and Consultation Contacts


Clinical Trainings

Contact Carol Metlicka 

216-431-4131, x4202


Workplace Trainings

Contact Carol Metlicka

216-431-4131, x4202 


Prevention and Health Education

Contact Carol Metlicka

216-431-4131 x4202


Problem and Disordered Gambling

Contact Nabil Pervaiz

216-431-4131 x2535


Mental Health First Aid

Contact Carol Metlicka

216-431-4131 x4202


Consultation Services

Contact Carol Metlicka

216-431-4131 x4202