Pay Your Fees Online

You can now pay your fees online using either your PayPal account, or a debit or credit card.  Go to the Pay Fees Online page and click on the service you wish to use to pay your fee. Fill in the form, and be sure to fill in the “Purpose of Payment” section to indicate which items you are  paying for.  If you are making payment for someone other than yourself or your agency, be sure to also indicate that person’s name.  Please note that a 3.5% surcharge will be added to the total to cover processing fees.

Family Peer Support Specialist (FPSS) Credential Coming December 1, 2018

Family Peer Support Specialists (FPSS) provide a variety of services to families.  These include sharing expertise by providing information, teaching coping skills, providing emotional support and helping parents become advocates.  Family Peer Support Specialists often help families navigate the child servicing services and help them understand available options for their child.  FPSS’s may accompany parents to meetings to ensure the parents’ voices are heard.  They are able to assist families by modeling good communication skills and sharing their own experiences in a positive manner.  The FPSS Handbook and Application are available on the website.

IBC Training Series: Essentials in Counseling

IBC is offering a training series designed for new (and more seasoned) professionals.  The series will cover a wide variety of topics.  The series is offered in its entirety or as individual sessions, so you are not obligated to attend all of the sessions. 

This series can benefit a wide variety of helping professionals and is not just for counselors focused on substance use disorders.  In attendance at previous sessions were: substance, developmental disability, and MH counselors; patient support staff, peer supports, criminal justice professionals, nursing staff, physicians, social workers, and teachers.  Although the content is aimed toward professionals just starting out, any and all professionals are welcome who may want to brush up, expand, or explore their skills in a certain area. Click Read more for details.

Each session will be offered in the IBC office as well as through Zoom. 

Sessions offered:

  1. Assessment and Evaluation: Training completed.
  2. ASAM Guidelines and Treatment Planning: Outlining appropriate treatment impact and direction.
    January 15, 2019 via Zoom. Registration Form
    January 25, 2019 in the IBC office. Registration Form
  3. Professional Boundaries: Establishing the professional relationship and avoiding dual relationships.
    February 5, 2019 via Zoom. Registration Form
    February 8, 2019 in the IBC office. Registration Form
  4. Group Facilitation: Skills to lead, facilitate, and manage group conditions in different treatment environments.
    March 5, 2019 via Zoom. Registration Form
    March 22, 2019 in the IBC office. Registration Form
  5. Documentation: Information sharing, storage, and maintenance.
    April 2, 2019 via Zoom. Registration Form
    April 19, 2019 in the IBC office. Registration Form
  6. Helping Individuals with Substance Use Disorders: Exploring the culture, progression, and evolution of substance use disorders and treatment.
    May 7, 2019 via Zoom. Registration Form
    May 31, 2019 in the IBC office. Registration Form