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PFSA PROGRAM DIRECTOR EARNS CERTIFICATION TO ASSIST FAMILIES RECOVERING FROM OPIOID AND OTHER ADDICTIONS

PFSA PROGRAM DIRECTOR EARNS CERTIFICATION TO ASSIST FAMILIES RECOVERING FROM OPIOID AND OTHER ADDICTIONS

(Harrisburg, PA) - Program Director Earns Certification to Assist Families Recovering from Opioid and Other Addictions.

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Beth Bitler, program director of Pennsylvania
Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state leader in child abuse prevention, has completed requirements as a Certified Allied Addiction Practitioner (CAAP) through the PA
Certifications Board (PCB). PCB is a private,non-profit corporation that offers voluntary redentialing to the substance use and other behavioral health professional. CAAPs work with people in treatmentand recovery from Substance Use Disorder, typically in roles other than
counseling or clinical. 

Bitler has been on the staff of PFSA for more than 18 years. She recently developed
the Recovering Families program. In that capacity, Bitler helps parents improve their relationships with their children and balance their needs in both parenting and recovery.

“For PFSA, this certification brings greater depth to our work in the SUD-recovery arena,”
Bitler said. “I sought this certification so I could access additional training and provide the best, most current information to parents who attend Recovering Families groups, as well as to professionals being trained to present the RF program.”

To learn more and to enroll in PFSA’s Recovering Families program, please visit pa-fsa.org, or call 800-448-4906.

ABOUT PFSA: Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance prevents child abuse and protects children from harm by helping parents learn positive parenting techniques, educating professionals and volunteers who work with children to recognize and report child abuse, and helping community members learn how they can play a positive role in keeping children safe. To learn more about our programs, schedule a training, or make a donation, please visit pa-fsa.org, or call 800-448-4906.

 
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