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Counselor Training

At High Impact Training/Anger Management Institute, we provide CAC courses online, as well as in-person in Atlanta, Morrow, and Augusta GA.  We also offer Certified Anger Management Specialist Training, Certified Grief Specialist Training, Certified E-Counselor Training and more. Click a course below to learn more and sign up!

Individual Classes


Ethics for Substance Abuse Professionals


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Informed Care


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The Ever-changing



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What's Wrong to What's Strong


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Marijuana: Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery


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Understanding Technology Addiction & Its Treatment

In 2018, the World Health Organization announced "gaming disorder" as a new mental health condition included in the 11th edition of its International Classification. 

Over 112 million Americans are online with that number expected to increase by 12 million in the next year and new estimates predict that nearly six percent or 11 million of those online users suffer from Internet addiction. The internet is an integral part of modern life and for most internet users its benefits far outweigh the adverse consequences secondary to excessive use. 

Technology addiction is a new phenomenon which many counselors are unaware of and subsequently unprepared to treat. Technology addiction is described as an impulse control disorder, which does not involve use of an intoxicating drug and is very similar to pathological gambling.   Mental health professionals need a basic understanding of technology addiction so that they can recognize it early and intervene appropriately. 

This workshop presents an overview of the etiological frameworks, assessment and treatments of technology addiction. 


  1. Explore how Big Tech has used neuroscience to trigger technology behavioral addiction.

  2. Examine the impact of technology on children and teens brains.

  3. Identify types of technology addiction.

  4. Explore the impact of computer gaming addiction on youth and adults.

  5. Assess for Internet Addiction with specialized evaluation instruments.

  6. Explore strategies for implementing a Digital Detox.

  7. Design a comprehensive treatment plan for the technology addicted client.

Online Live CAC Prep Course

The course covers the 8 Core Skill Groups of NAADAC (National Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors) and IC&RC 12 Core Functions.

Session 1: Screening, Intake, and Orientation
Session 2: Assessment 
Session 3:  Treatment
Session 4:  Counseling Theories (Individual, Group, and Family)
Session 5:  Crisis Intervention
Session 6:  Client Education
Session 7:  Referral
Session 8:  Consultation with other professionals
Session 9:  Report and record keeping
Session 10:  Ethics and Legal Obligations

Online Prep Testing


You will have to pay for clinical supervision--If you choose my clinical supervision services, the fee is $30 per hour.  


Each participant must complete the 10-month course in order to receive the 180 hours certificate.    If participant does not attend a session, then he/she must make up that session during the next training cycle. Ethics must be taken face-to-face.  


Fees can be paid monthly at the beginning of each session or they can be paid in full.   We take major credit/debit cards.  


If paying by check, make check payable to Anger Management Institute.

Upon paid registration you will receive email confirmation with convenient webinar access instructions.


Registration: Your payment can be made by contacting HITC at 404-523-6074 or online at

How Do I Participate in HITC's LIVE Webinars?

Registration is required for each webinar. Upon registering, you will receive email confirmation with webinar access information. Please register using the email of the person who will attend the webinar as the access information is unique and cannot be shared or forwarded. If multiple persons from your organization plan to attend the webinar from different computers, each person must register separately.


At the time of the webinar, you will need Internet access to view the presentation on your computer monitor and listen to the presenters through your computer speakers. 
We recommend that you log in at least 15 minutes prior to event time. You may also dial into a phone line to access the audio. During the presentation, you can send in questions for the speaker using the dialog box on the right of your webinar window.


7 Month rapid CAC Prep Course

Time: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Class meets on the 1st Saturday of each month

Substance Use Disorders are major problems in our society, yet there are not enough qualified professions to treat this growing need. High Impact Training is offering a rapid Prep Certified Addiction Counselor training format for LPCs and LCSWs that can be completed within a 7-month period. This exciting new program begins October 6, 2018.  The course meets face to face on the first Saturday of each month with online sessions once per week. You will be provided with over 600 test prep questions with an online overview of your responses.


One major requirement is that those prospective applicants document at least 2 years of work experience in providing substance use disorder treatment.

Course Curriculum:

  • Overview of the addictive and recovery processes

  • Assessment and ASAM placement criteria

  • Advanced pharmacology—include opiate and cannabis use disorders

  • Trauma informed care

  • Telemental health

  • HIV/ AIDs

  • Relapse prevention

  • Ethics

  • Spirituality and addiction


This course is designed to get you ready to pass the National Exam for Addiction Professionals. The course offers all the CEs and clinical supervision needed for Addiction Certification.


  • Your Investment: $130 per month.

  • Seminar Time: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm on the first Saturday of each month

Multi-Session Courses


Prep Course

$130/month for 10 months

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Positive Mind Management Coaching Certification

$300 for 3 days

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Certified Grief Specialist Training

$350 for 3 days

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