Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
    • 11:00 AM to noon



Cost Range

To be determined

Host and Instructor

Host: National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
Instructor: Charley Baca, MA, LADC


This webinar will explore in depth exactly how cultural anthropology’s Rites of Passage model explains the Ritualistic transformation process and changes from non-drug/ETOH using individual(s) to severe substance dependent individual(s) and various recovery (from dependency) cultures and exactly how the clinician and/or agency, can create healthy change.

Presenter: Charley Baca, MA, LADC

Charley Baca, is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor of Navajo, Comanche and Hispanic descent who is currently working at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute in Albuquerque, NM. He has also worked to provide treatment to various agencies, including federal and state probation/pretrial, DWI programs, drug court, tribal agencies in New Mexico, and a rural S.B.I.R.T. program. He also ran the first Native American cultural-specific therapeutic community in the New Mexico Corrections Department.

Price: Education is FREE to all professionals

Continuing Education Hours: Earn a certificate of completion for 1 CE by passing an online CE quiz upon completion of the webinar. FREE for NAADAC members (Join now!). $15 for non-members.

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