The Role of Addiction Counselors in Recovery

The Role of Addiction Counselors in Recovery

Addiction is a deep-rooted disease. Drug and alcohol addicts suffer from more than just the effects of substance abuse. Their issues are psychological, usually resulting from a mental disorder or even from an event in their past. This is why addicts need professional psychological help during the recovery process. Addiction counselors aid an addict in various areas of recovery, understanding their addiction and assuring them of their decision to recover. Are you thinking of becoming an addiction counselor? Understand the role before taking courses. Read on to learn more. They Communicate The most important part of your job is to… Continue Reading The Role of Addiction Counselors in Recovery

Sitting on the Electric Fence? The Risks and Rewards of Being an Electrician

Sitting on the Electric Fence? The Risks and Rewards of Being an Electrician

Are you looking to launch a potentially lucrative career without spending four years (or more!) attending college? Being an electrician might be a great option for you. At the moment, there are more than 650,000 electricians in the U.S., and that number is growing every year. While most jobs these days require four-year degrees, one of the big benefits of working as an electrician is you don’t need to go to a college or university to do it. Instead, there are electrical technician training programs you can sign up for which will teach you what you need to know to start… Continue Reading Sitting on the Electric Fence? The Risks and Rewards of Being an Electrician

5 Tips for Starting an HVAC Business in California

5 Tips for Starting an HVAC Business in California

Congratulations! You just completed your heating, ventilation, air conditioning and cooling (HVAC) training program. All of that class time and field training is about to pay off for you. HVAC careers continue to be steady employment in California’s job market. Jobs for HVAC professionals are expected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026. This rate is much faster than the average for all other occupations. With all of this good news, you may be asking yourself if starting an HVAC business is the right move for you. You’re in luck: here’s a guide on how to start an HVAC… Continue Reading 5 Tips for Starting an HVAC Business in California

Top 10 Signs It’s Time to Make a Career Change

Top 10 Signs It’s Time to Make a Career Change

Our careers are a huge part of our lives and they take up a lot of our time. The average person spends around 92,000 hours of their life working. With so much time spent at work, it’s important that we actually enjoy the work we do. There’s nothing worse than dreading your work day and wishing the hours away. If that feels familiar to you, it might be time to make a change. Is your job making you miserable? Or do you need a change of pace? A career change could be the best thing for you. Read on for… Continue Reading Top 10 Signs It’s Time to Make a Career Change

Beautiful Boy and Addiction Recovery

Beautiful Boy and Addiction Recovery

Beautiful Boy is a story of addiction. It’s a story of recovery and relapse. And it’s a story of a father and son. Produced by Amazon Studios, Beautiful Boy was released in select theaters on October 12, 2018. Starring Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, and Amy Ryan, the film is based on the real-life memoirs of father and son David and Nick Sheff. It explores the realities of crystal meth addiction in a way that is honest, direct, and ultimately hopeful. Anyone who has ever coped with the realities of drug addiction and recovery knows that no movie can… Continue Reading Beautiful Boy and Addiction Recovery

West Covina Campus & Online Graduation Day 2018

West Covina Campus & Online Graduation Day 2018

A word from the Chris Rush, Campus director. Dear Graduates, Family and Friends, Faculty and Staff- It is my pleasure to celebrate in your success, you made it to the finish line! This is SUCH an AMAZING accomplishment- Some people will go their entire life and never experience this moment. TAKE IT IN! Finish what you started. Easier said than done sometimes. Was school easy…. NO! Was it supposed to be easy… NO! If it was easy everyone would have it and it would be worth anything so it required sacrifice. In fact, think about how many other names and… Continue Reading West Covina Campus & Online Graduation Day 2018

Top 10 Resume Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You’re Making

Top 10 Resume Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You’re Making

Creating a strong resume is one of the keys to getting a great job. No matter how impressive you might be in person, you’ll never land an interview if what they see on paper is a mess. But how can you know if your resume is good or not? You’ve come to the right place for answers. Resume mistakes can spell disaster for anyone in the hunt for a new job. You’d probably be shocked to know just how ruthlessly you’re judged by the information presented on this simple document. Let’s take a look at some common mistakes you can… Continue Reading Top 10 Resume Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You’re Making

What You Should Know About Attaining an Electrician Career

What You Should Know About Attaining an Electrician Career

Are you interested in pursuing a career as an electrician? Not sure what type of education or skills you’d need for an electrician career? Well, have no fear, we’re here to help! In this article, we’re covering tips and tricks on how to become an electrician, as well as the amazing benefits of becoming one! Benefits of Becoming an Electrician If you’re thinking about becoming an electrician, you’re probably wondering what the benefits are. Here are some of the amazing job perks of being an electrician. Great Pay Did you know electrical work pays more than most other trades? Not… Continue Reading What You Should Know About Attaining an Electrician Career

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Alcoholism?

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Alcoholism?

As nearly 25 million people are dealing with serious addiction issues, the variety of addictive substances and behaviors have different characteristics. When looking for the symptoms of alcoholism, you need to monitor a variety of ways that alcoholism can affect the life of the person you’re counseling. As a counselor, you’ll find patterns of behavior and descriptions of behavior that will start to seem typical of people suffering from various addictions. Here are five things to look for when you’re trying to diagnose the problems with alcohol addiction. 1. Physical Signs When you’re looking for signs of alcoholism, the most… Continue Reading What are the Signs and Symptoms of Alcoholism?

Career Insight: Your Complete Guide to Business Administration

Career Insight: Your Complete Guide to Business Administration

Do you pride yourself on being able to think on your feet in tough situations? Have you always had a knack for setting — and sticking to — a budget? Do you feel like you can manage your work well and are disciplined in sticking with your schedule, and may be interested in upward mobility, including managing people? If so, then it sounds like a career in business administration might be right for you. But what is business administration, and what sort of skills do you need to master it? In this post, we’ll fill you in on what you… Continue Reading Career Insight: Your Complete Guide to Business Administration