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Substance Abuse Basics for Healthcare Professionals

Learn the Super Six Substance Abuse Questions to Ask all Clients

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Take the Leap and ask the Critical Substance Use Questions.

Top reasons to learn from this online course on AODA basics:

  • Increase your ability to ask the critical substance use questions
  • Increase your knowledge and confidence in assessing for potential substance use issues
  • Learn to spot a potential substance use problem early with clients


Your Instructor


Ted Izydor
Ted Izydor

Ted Izydor - LPC, CSAC, ICS, MBA

  • 20 years experience in the addiction/mental health field
  • Utilizes a variety of evidenced based approaches
  • Expert group facilitator
  • Uses proven tools and strategies

    Ted Izydor holds a Masters in Counseling Psychology, in addition to numerous counseling certifications. With a distinguished 20-year clinical therapy background as a mental health and addiction counselor, Ted offers proven techniques and strategies that have produced results for people and organizations. As the founder of Full Potential Coaching and Consulting of Wisconsin, he devotes himself to sharing this knowledge and insight to people seeking more fulfilling, happier, and healthier lives.

    Ted’s commitment to program innovation and community development is unprecedented. His involvement with the Alternatives to Aggression program impacted hundreds of adolescents and men with violence issues. Ted has served on several domestic violence/substance abuse committees, led police trainings, implemented violence prevention groups in high schools, presented at conferences, and appeared on radio and television. Ted was instrumental in setting up a massage program at an HIV/AIDS clinic in Kenya Africa in 2007 through Global Volunteer Network and has been a volunteer for Agrace Hospice Care since 2008. He has been a competitive triathlete over the past 4 years and completed Wisconsin Ironman in 2011.


    Informing Ted’s executive coaching practice are his business consulting work for Hewlett Packard, management experience, and MBA studies. As a Clinical Supervisor and Utilization Management Specialist, he supervised counselors, conducted performance reviews, mentored teams, and contributed to organizational development and sound fiscal management.

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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