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Professional Development Institute at First Call

Earn your Continuing Education Units with First Call's leading experts in the field.

This year we are excited to offer both virtual and in-person options. All classes will be held on Fridays and start at 9:00 am. Our virtual options are $39  - 3 hours long and earn you 3 CEUs. Our in-person options are $49 - 6 hours long and earn you 6 CEUs. Looking for more? Check out our new partnership with Roos for Recovery! These classes are available to both professionals for CEUs and open to the public, learn more

Class Details

  • Virtual classes are from 9 a.m. to noon. 

  • In-Person classes are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • All classes are approved by the Missouri Substance Abuse Professionals Credentialing Board for three contact hours.

  • In the event that in-person classes need to go to a virtual setting, those classes will move to 3 hours with 3CEUs.

  • All covid safety guidelines will be followed. 

Payment & Registration

  • Payment must be received 7 days prior to class.

  • Registration is not valid until paid in full.

  • No credits or refunds will be issued.

  • Pre-registration is required via online only. 

2023 Professional Development Classes

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August 18

Harm Reduction 101


Casey Johnson, PSS, MPS

In-Person      6 CEUs

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June 2

Ethical Practices with Diverse Communities

Facilitator: Darla Bellflower, LCSW

In-Person     6 CEUs

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June 16

Reimagining Recovery: A Pathway to Reentry and Healing 

Facilitator: Emily Conway, MAADC II, CPS; Solomon Alpert, MSW; LaTanya Dumas; Sheila Alexander-Elliot     

Virtual     3 CEUs

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September 8

Trauma-Informed Care and Substance Use Disorders: exploring the connection, prevention, & treatment approach

Facilitator: Margaux Mueller, CRPS, MRSS, Megan Fowler, LCSW, LSCSW

In-Person      6 CEUs

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October 20

Substance Use Disorder Professional Ethics


Casey Spartz, LMSW, CRADC, MARS

In-Person      6 CEUs

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August 4

Addressing Substance Use Disorders in the LGBTQ Community


Megan Fowler, LCSW, LSCSW 

Virtual     3 CEUs

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October 6

Everyone Is an Asset Builder


Margaux Mueller, CRPS, MRSS
Bryce Bradford

In-Person      6 CEUs

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