Business and Professional

Grant Writing Workshops (Monthly enrollment)

This workshop is designed to teach and/or enhance the Grant Writing/Proposal Development skills of school personnel, nonprofits, faith/community based organizations, higher education faculty and staff using common grant development formats. Participants will be provided a beginning framework for the major components of a grant, purpose and eligibility requirements for receiving grants, and potential local, state and national funding sources. This is a 3 hour workshop.
Instructor: Dollie Horton
1st Monday of each month beginning October 6
Location: FVSU campus (Hunt Memorial Library); Warner Robins Campus upon demand.
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Fee: $199 Materials included

Basic Addiction Counselor Skills Training

This 51-hour certification series trains you to help people who are addicted to a variety or destructive substances or lifestyles, and prepares you for the exam. Participants will be attending numerous classes with content ranging from stages of addiction, relapse prevention, pharmacology, professional growth issues, test taking tips, co-occurring disorders, and theoretical approaches utilized in the addictions arena. Certified addiction specialists may work with individuals, families or groups who face behavior problems and patterns associated with addiction. Full certification is 96 course hours plus supervision and client face-time, done separately. GACA approved for certification/recertification.

Fall Courses:
Functions of a Counselor I
Functions of a Counselor II
Screening Processes and Instruments
Abuse and Addiction
Pharmacology I
Process of Addictions and Treatment
Co-occurring Disorders
Motivational Interviewing I
Motivational Interviewing II
Pharmacology II
Pharmacology III
Cultural Diversity I
Cultural Diversity II
Theory I
Theory II
Group I
Group II
Instructor: Omar Taveras, MS, LMFT, NCACII, CACII, CCS, CAMS
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, beginning September 23 6 p.m. -9 p.m.
Fee: $750, entire semester of workshops or $50 per class. Sign up for all courses and receive a discount!! Textbooks required: (1)“Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs” by Inaba, William E. Cohen, and (2) “Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy” by Gerald Corey.

Drug and Alcohol Intervention and Education

This course is for people of all ages including students, professionals, instructors, and concerned church & family members. A primary goal of this course is prevention of any type of substance abuse to avoid health problems associated with alcoholism and impaired judgment resulting in legal issues. The course is designed to effectively interrupt the progression of alcohol and drug use, and to provide insight to help people understand and accept the need for change. This is an 8 hour course. New course session is offered every 2 weeks!
Instructor: Dollie Horton
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Location: FVSU Campus (Hunt Memorial Library); Warner Robins campus upon demand.
Fee: $195 Materials included

Marketing Your Business on the Internet Register online at
E-commerce expert helps you develop an Internet marketing plan for your business.

Accounting Fundamentals Register online at
Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more.

Creating a Successful Business Plan Register online at
Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success.

Building Teams that Work Register online at
Learn the secrets of dynamic team building.

Fundamentals of Supervision and Management I and II Register online
Learn the people skills required to motivate and delegate, and learn tools for solving problems and resolving conflicts. Learn how to be an effective manager or supervisor. Master the basics of communicating effectively, and learn tools for developing your own interpersonal skills.

Keys to Effective Communication Register online at
Lost for words? Don’t be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation.

Leadership Register online at
Gain the respect and admiration of others, exert more control over your destiny, and enjoy success in your professional and personal life.

Mastery of Business Fundamentals Register online at
Acquire practical experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in an MBA program.

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