Welcome to our Online Academy
at Pacific Academy of the Healing Arts!

The Pacific Academy of the Healing Arts is a highly respected educational provider for professional addictions training.
The academy is founded and directed by Elizabeth Bush, MSN, APRN, CARN-AP, CSAC, CCDP-D.

For detailed information about the PAHA Academy and how to
become a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, see the
Pacific Academy of the Healing Arts website.

  • If you are ready to get started with our online courses, please see the list of available courses below.

  • Click on the blue information icon  to view the course description.

  • To sign up for any of these courses, click on the course name and you will be taken to a secure PayPal shopping cart to complete your enrollment. Please add a note in PayPal for "Live-Streaming" if you want to take the ZOOM Class. We will email you the ZOOM invitation link for your class.

  • The free course has a key icon Self enrollment. Click on the name and you will be asked to enter the enrollment code that you were given in the sign-up email.
  • Winter Online Course Special: 30% Off Confidentiality & Privacy

    confidentialityWe are offering a special course at a 30% discountl: Confidentiality and Privacy, Including 42CFR Part 2”.

    This course would be a wonderful addition to your recertification requirements or your initial certification as an addictions professional. The course is approved by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) and the Hawaii Dept of Health ADAD.

    Click here to enroll today in “Confidentiality and Privacy”

    Here is a little more about “Confidentiality and Privacy”:

    • This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to Confidentiality and Privacy Issues for the addictions professional.
    • This course directly relates to the domains of assessment, counseling, case management, client education, and professional responsibility, with a specific substance abuse focus.
    • After you enroll in the online course, you can complete it whenever you are ready, on your own timeline.

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to identify:

    1. Major confidentiality and privacy issues relevant to alcohol and drug abuse treatment settings;
    2. Patient records regulation and the HIPPA Privacy rule relevant to the counseling and helping professions;
    3. When protections begin for someone seeking substance abuse treatment;
    4. Internal program communications; Crimes on program premises or against program personnel; Child abuse reporting; Medical emergencies; Subpoenas and court-ordered disclosures; Disclosures that do not reveal patient identifying information; Disclosures to agencies that provide services to programs;
    5. Patient Notice/Notice of Privacy Practices Patient rights; Right to request a restriction of uses and disclosures; Right to access PHI; The right to amend PHI; Right to an accounting of disclosures of PHI; Complaints about the program’s privacy practices.

    Click here to enroll today in “Confidentiality and Privacy”

    Please help spread the word to other addictions professionals who could also benefit from this special sale.

    PAHA is now offering Live-Streaming online classes.

    Courses with + ZOOM in the  info section will have a Live-Streaming class 
    in addition to 
    Home-Study in the PAHA Online Academy.
    Please confirm the dates for Live-Streaming on the PAHA ZOOM Class Schedule before enrolling.
    We will email you the ZOOM class invitation during the week before the class.

    For more information about CSAC Certification in Hawaii click the link.

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