Aliya Academy

Aliya Academy

Welcome to Aliya Academy, Aliya Health Group’s free source for NAADAC continuing education credits in behavioral health care.

Our trainings have been approved by Aliya Health Group as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #212491, Aliya Health Group, is responsible for all aspects of the programming. We offer higher-level learning and credentialing in specific addiction treatment-related education. Our webinars and specialty online trainings are delivered by highly experienced and revered licensed, credentialed behavioral health professionals and cover topics such as:

  • Substance use disorders
  • New treatment modalities
  • Clinical skills
  • Trauma
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • Crisis intervention
  • Treatment center management and administration
  • Recovery homes
  • The evolving addiction treatment landscape
  • SUD-specific issues in LGBTQ+ communities
  • SUD-specific issues for military/veterans
  • SUD-specific issues for Native Americans
  • Codependency and healthy boundaries
  • Family counseling in SUD treatment

Our free webinars provide valuable learning experiences for:

  • Substance use treatment providers
  • Social workers
  • Case managers
  • Private practitioners
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Addiction treatment support staff
  • Administrators in the behavioral health field
  • Professionals whose work may intersect with substance use issues (ex. attorneys)

About Aliya Academy

Aliya Academy is the educational entity of Aliya Health Group, a distinguished nationwide network of behavioral health treatment centers. Our mission is to provide the latest education, innovations, best practices, and resources to behavioral health care professionals in the evolving field of substance use and mental health treatment. We strive to be your go-to source for higher-level learning and provide courses that not only enhance your knowledge and skills but that in turn help transform the individuals, families, and communities impacted by substance use and mental health disorders.

Areas of study are carefully selected and vetted by esteemed and diverse clinical leadership who have their finger on the pulse of the latest trends, information, cutting-edge treatments, advocacy, and certification needs in the field. Courses are delivered by seasoned presenters who use active learning to keep you engaged with methods like problem-solving, case studies, and discussions. The process is simple with quick and easy online registration, check-in with the click of a button, and the ability to print certificates immediately at check-out.

Upcoming CEU Courses

Aliya Academy’s presenters are some of the best in the field. They are highly qualified doctoral and master’s level medical and behavioral professionals, certified addiction therapists, licensed clinical professional counselors, and top-level administrators who have years of experience in a range of treatment environments.

Enhance your knowledge and skills in behavioral health treatment and earn CEUs with these upcoming courses. If you’re interested in a topic you don’t see below, please contact us. We welcome ideas from our peers so that we can provide the most relevant education and resources for your needs.

For a list of states and boards that may accept NAADAC-approved CEs, click here. Please check with the individual licensing body for their individual policies on NAADAC-approved CEs.

Educator: Scott Giacomucci DSW, LCSW, BCD, CGP, FAAETS, TEP

Dr. Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, BCD, CGP, FAAETS, TEP, is the Director/Founder of the Phoenix Center for Experiential Trauma Therapy in Pennsylvania and Director of Trauma Services at Mirmont Treatment Center. He teaches trauma-focused psychodrama as an Adjunct Professor & Research Associate at Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work. He is the author of Social Work, Sociometry, & Psychodrama, Trauma-Informed Principles in Group Therapy, Psychodrama, and Organizations, and multiple research studies, articles, and book chapters. He serves on the Executive Council of the American Society of Group Psychotherapy & Psychodrama (ASGPP) and co-chairs the Research Committee. He is the Co-Chief Editor of the Journal of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy, the book series Co-Editor of Psychodrama in Counseling, Coaching, and Education, and Co-Editor of Autobiography of a Genius by Jacob Moreno. Scott regularly presents at local and global events and has received various awards and recognition for his work.

Description: This workshop presents the six trauma-informed principles as outlined by SAMHSA and their utility in group work, individual therapy, and organizational leadership. We will approach trauma-informed principles as both clinical guidelines and ethical values. “Trauma-informed” and “trauma-focused” will be differentiated. Throughout the course, participants will reflect on their relationships with these principles and explore ways of further integrating them into their practice and organizations. We will also explore leadership roles through the lens of trauma-informed group practice skills and the parallel processes between group therapy leadership and organizational leadership.

Duration: one hour


Educator: Zina Navarro-Rodriguez

Zina Navarro-Rodriguez is a social worker and a certified diversity executive. She collaborates with organizations to develop DEIB strategies that align with their mission and values. Zina is a global speaker on culturally inclusive treatment and healthcare topics. She is passionate about co-creating inviting, intentional, and inclusive healing spaces for individuals to achieve wellness while creating pathways for success for individuals from underrepresented communities. Zina is co-author of the National Association of Treatment Providers’ “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Best Practices: Stages of Change Model and Organizational Assessment Tool.” Zina is a Board Member of the National Association of Treatment Providers, Young People in Recovery, C4 Foundation, and Simplifyance. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Rutgers University School of Social Work and holds an MSW from Fordham University and a BSW degree from Rutgers University.

Description: Behavioral healthcare providers are on the frontlines of our current mental health crisis and social justice issues. This workshop expands on the concepts of trauma-informed care, exploring how providers can intervene around the impact of sociocultural factors with their clients and integrate social justice into their clinical work. We will discuss how liberation-based practices integrate lived experiences to build on clients’ resiliency and healing capabilities.

Duration: one hour


Educator: Glenn Duncan, LPC, LCADC, CCS, ACS

Glenn Duncan LPC, LCADC, CCS, ACS has worked in behavioral healthcare for thirty-one years. He has lectured nationally on many topics, including clinical supervision. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Clinical Alcohol/Drug Counselor, a Certified Clinical Supervisor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. Since 1999, Glenn has also specialized in and has developed a customized clinical supervision workshop series that ranges from 24 to 45 hours, depending on the licensure requirements of a given state. He is a leading lecturer on clinical supervision for addiction and mental health professionals. He has specialized in many topics, including emerging drugs of abuse, legal and ethical issues in substance use counseling, and cultural humility in substance use treatment.

Description: We will discuss the differences and similarities as we collectively identify and discuss the essential qualities counselors should possess. Building upon this foundation, we will define both Cultural Competence and Cultural Humility, providing a comprehensive understanding of their significance in counseling. Furthermore, we will explore the guidelines outlined in the NBCC, NAADAC, ACA, and NASW Codes of Ethics, emphasizing the importance of their ethical value.

Duration: one hour


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