Professional Development Seminar Series

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2018 – 2019 Seminars

Our current schedule of weekly Professional Development Seminars includes a wide range of cutting-edge topics in the field of addiction such as Redefining Relapse Prevention Counseling with Substance Users and Ex-offenders, The Application of Multi-Sensory Practices in Trauma Treatment, and The Challenge of Preventionists in the Era of Medical Marijuana, Legal Weed, and Pot Gummy Bears. Seminars are taught by experts from around the country and approved for continuing education credits. Seminars are generally held on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm at the Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, Smithers Hall, Busch Campus. 

Seminar List & Descriptions 

Registration and Tuition

The fee for most of our seminars is $90.00 for non-affiliates / $45.00 for Rutgers faculty / $45.00 for matriculated graduate Rutgers students / $25.00 for matriculated undergraduate Rutgers students, unless otherwise indicated.  Register online or by completing the registration form and faxing or mailing it to the Center of Alcohol Studies. There is a $25.00 non-refundable deposit per seminar that must be paid at the time of registration. Final payment is due one week prior to attendance. Lunch will be provided to those who pay in advance. MasterCard, Visa, and American Express are accepted. Checks and money orders should be made payable to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. 

Register Online

Registration Form

DMHAS Career Ladder Scholarship

New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services offers tuition remission for regularly prices seminars* to a limited number of applicants. To apply, complete the DMHAS Scholarship Application. Carefully check eligibility and application requirements. Applications must be received at least 2 weeks prior to requested seminar(s). Applicant will be informed of scholarship decisions ~1 week prior to the requested seminar(s).

DMHAS Scholarship Application

*Note: scholarship may not fully cover special offerings. Contact our office for details.


  1. Applicant must be a New Jersey resident.
  2. Applicant must be employed by a NJ-DMHAS licensed or funded program at the time of application and at the time of the seminar.
  3. Applicant must possess a relevant clinical license or certification (see application) and be able to provide license/certification number on all application materials.
  4. Supervisor’s authorization.

Before sending, please review the entire application packet to ensure you have completed all fields and included all materials. The signed scholarship application may be submitted by email, fax, or regular mail but must be typed. Handwritten application materials will not be accepted. Applications submitted without a signature will not be processed. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.