Upcoming Events

JUNE COCA CalendarAugust Events

EVENT: Naloxone & Hands-Only CPR Training
Saturday, August 3, 2019
9 – 10 a.m.
Oley EMS Station
11 Lynx Drive, Oley, PA 19547

This training will be provided by Berks County’s Opioid Coalition – SOS Berks alongside Oley EMS. Find registration and more information.

EVENT: First Responder Training
Tuesday, August 13 @ 6:30-10:30 p.m.
OR Wednesday, August 14 @ 8 a.m. – noon
Berks County Fire Training Center
895 Morgantown Rd, Reading, PA 19607

Are you a First Responder? This training is provided at no cost and will include speakers as well as a meal. Continuing education credits available. Register for this training.

TRAINING: Berks County Professional Development for Student Assistance Professionals
Thursday, August 15, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
Berks County Intermediate Unit
1111 Commons Blvd, Reading, PA 19605

Join Caron Treatment Centers and the Council on Chemical Abuse for a full-day of training focusing on the best practices for K-12 SAP teams. Register today!

TRAINING: Student Assistance Program and School-Based Outpatient Provider Collaboration
Friday, August 16, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Berks County Intermediate Unit
1111 Commons Blvd, Reading, PA 19605

This half-day training is for Berks County Student Assistance Providers and School-Based Outpatient Providers. Register today!

Other Upcoming Events

COCA periodically offers Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) trainings. The training is a 10-week program at the end of which participants will be required to take an exam. Those who complete all ten courses and pass the exam will receive a certification that will make them eligible for employment as a Certified Recovery Specialist. Learn more or register.

Save the Date!

September is National Recovery Month – Stay tuned for events!

2019 Annual Conference – Thursday, November 7, 2019


Would you like the Council on Chemical Abuse to be at your upcoming community event or health fair? Contact us! (610) 376-8669 


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