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JSU To Host Alcohol & Drug School for Professionals

May 13, 2004 Jacksonville State University will host the fourth annual Appalachian School of Alcohol and Other Drug Studies (APSADS) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from June 22 to 25 on campus.

The program is designed for educators, nurses, social workers, counselors, law enforcement personnel, DARE officers, and others needing continuing education credit.

Concurrent training sessions will include:

  • Adolescent Issues
  • Psychopharmacology for Everyone: 2004-Medications and the DSM-IV TR
  • Treating the Deaf Client
  • Therapy Outside of the Office
  • When Sex, Drugs and Hip Hop Comes to School
  • Prevention Issues and the Family: A Holistic Approach
  • Understanding the Process of Addiction
  • Managing for Quality
  • Personality Disorders and Substance Abuse
  • Nurse's Role in Treating Substance Abuse
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Basic Grant Writing
  • Working with Families
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Anger Management as Part of Offender Re-entry
The cost is $199 per person until May 31; $225 per person effective June 1. Scholarships are available. Participants can register by mail, phone, fac, e-mail, or on-line at The registration fee is tax deductible.

Registration can be completed by:

  • Mail - ApSADS c/o JSU, 700 Pelham Road North, Cont. Ed/Curtiss Hall, Jacksonville, AL, 36265
  • Phone - (256) 782-8073 or 1-800-634-7199
  • Fax - (256) 782-5983
  • E-mail -
Visit the school's website at for more information.

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