ACTS Counseling Education Academy

Free CEU Program For Pierce County Providers


We very excited to inform you that ACTS -Counseling Education Academy will be providing FREE live virtual and in-person monthly CEU opportunities!

We will have weekly 1-hour "Lunch & Learn" sessions every Friday starting June 7th, 2024.

ACTS has 15 NAADAC-approved culturally competent SUD co-occurring topics that we are offering to our fellow Pierce County Behavioral Health providers. This program is supported by Pierce County Behavioral Health and Therapeutic Courts to enhance workforce development for Asian/Pacific-originated providers and to increase cultural competency for providers serving our WA Asian/Pacific-originated populations (APIDA).

Umbrella topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Assessment
  • Individual Service Plans
  • Documentation
  • Case Management/Referral, Discharge/Continuing Care
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Relapse Prevention, Cultural Competency
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Ethics
  • SUD Theories/skills/modalities
  • Asian Culture interfacing with American Culture: how to be successful with intersectionality
  • Culturally competent ISPs
  • Understanding SUD through the culturally competent Lense
  • Culturally competent documentation that embraces the cultural lived experiences of cultural interfacing
  • Addressing biases to support reducing treatment access barriers

Together we serve...

We, ACTS, developed the NAADAC-approved SUD co-occurring education topics are to specifically serve Asian/Pacific-originated community members, who face difficulties in entering the behavioral health integration field, navigating cultural cross-sectioning of WA BH, staying involved in advanced education, and receiving certification/licensure due to the language barriers and financial burdens.

Reach Out!

We provide a gateway for Asian/Pacific-originated community to advance their career as behavioral health professionals and provide essential imperative services to Asian/Pacific-originated community and beyond. If you are interested, please email us for more information or register for classes today!

We look forward to collaborating!