Continuing Education


Continuing Education Programs For Professionals, Businesses, Organizations and Others

Fairbanks is licensed by the State of Indiana and the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) to provide continuing education and training programs for professionals from a variety of fields, including: Addiction and recovery specialists,social workers, marriage and family therapists and mental health counselors.

ISNAP Conference - September 11
Fairbanks is the host site for the ISNAP/Indiana State Nurses Association conference. This one day event entitled “The Challenges of Prescription Drug Use/Abuse – Trends and Solutions” is recommended for nurses, physicians, therapists, social workers, EAP professionals, worksite monitors and people in recovery. For more information and to register, visit

ICAADA Adolescent Treatment Workshop - September 24
ICAADA has partnered with Fairbanks and treatment programs to offer eight adolescent substance abuse treatment workshops throughout Indiana. On September 24, Hope Academy will host a workshop featuring their chief operating officer, Rachelle Gardner. These four hour sessions will focus on evidenced-based practices effective for youth ages 12-22 years old. Sessions are intended for service providers, referral sources, faith-based organizations, policy makers and college students. Visit this website for more information and to register.

Women, Wine and Wisdom - October 14

Join us for a complimentary lunch and learn presentation with a Fairbanks expert. Presentations will be held from noon - 2pm on the following dates and locations: Indianapolis - August 25, 2014 and Hendricks County - October 14, 2014. Please register no later than three days prior to the event.

Tobacco Cessation Conference - November 7
This six hour seminar is presented by three Mayo Clinic trained presenters from Fairbanks and the IU School of Dentistry. It will offer education on behavioral health and interventions for nicotine use, replacement therapies, physical ramifications and special topics such as e-cigarettes, pregnancy issues, hookah and marijuana. The registration cost of $69 per person includes lunch and 5.5 CEUs. This workshop is recommended for nurses, physicians, therapists, social workers, EAP professionals and HR professionals. For additional information download the event flyer or contact Susan Day at

Mary Jane Doesn’t Do Well at School: Marijuana’s Impact on School Success
December 2 & 4, 2014
Beyond the hype, what is the real scoop on marijuana, student learning and well-being? This session will inform school personnel about the impact of marijuana on student performance and school success. This session will be presented by Hope Academy Clinical Specialist Dr. Zielke with a Q & A session following the presentation featuring Janice Gabe, LCSW, LCAC, President and Owner of New Perspectives of Indiana, Inc. For additional information download the event flyer or contact Susan Day at

Susan Li Conference - July 16 & 17, 2015
Held annually, Fairbanks’ Susan Li Conference offers 12 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This is two-day event featuring keynote speakers in addition to best-practice learning opportunities focused on addiction treatment and recovery. Past speakers have included former National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism president Dr. Ting Kai Ling, Dr. James Prochaska, co-developer of the Transtheoretical model of stages for change, Dr. Marcus Heilig from the NIAAA, Dr. Stephanie Covington. The 2014 keynote speaker is adolescent and young adult addictions expert, Janice Gabe, LCSW. For more information about this year's conference click here.

Corporate/Non-profit Programs
Fairbanks also offers educational programming for corporations, schools, mental health centers and other organizations designed to help better understand the disease of addiction – and how it may be successfully treated. For more information, please contact us.