Training and Teaching Schedule

Browse the links below for upcoming and previous Roland F. Williams' events. If you have any questions, please contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

Mr. Williams' ongoing "Healthcare, Legal and Business Professionals Relapse Prevention Support Group" that was held weekly in the San Francisco bay area, for 25 years has been discontinued, as Roland relocated to Arizona. But many thanks, prayers and Blessing to the countless individuals who sat around those tables week after week, it was an incredible experience for which I will eternally be grateful.

2019 Training Schedule

Date Description Location
January 8, 2019 Program Development, Consultation, and SUD Staff Training
Westbrook Health Services
Parkersburg, West Virginia
January 29, 2019 SUD Player Evaluation and Treatment Recommendation
National Football League Agent
Scottsdale, Arizona
April 12, 2019 Keynote Presentation
California CAADE Conference
Newport Beach, California
May 20-24 Gorki-CENAPS Advanced Relapse Prevention Certification Training
Hosted By Reflections Executive Treatment
San Rafael, California
June 4, 2019 Workforce Mat Summit
California Department of Healthcare Services
Sacramento, California
June 27-29, 2019 Networking and Program Development and Consultation Palm Springs, California
July 12, 2019 Keynote Presentation
Detroit Recovery Project
Detroit, Michigan
July 24-25, 2019 Cultural Considerations in Addiction Treatment
Working Effectively with the Chronic Relapser
Kurser.Indee.DK
Copenhagen, Denmark
August 12-15 Program Development, Consultation and SUD Staff Training
Baptist Healthcare of NW Florida and Alabama
Pensacola, Florida
September 16-20 Program Development, Consultation and SUD Staff Training
White Mountain Apache Tribe Rainbow Treatment Program
White River, Arizona
October 23, 2019 Program Development, Consultation and SUD Staff Training Connecticut Women's Consortium

2018 Training Schedule

Date Description Location
Jan 30, 2018 Working With Formerly Incarcerated Clients in SUD Treatment
Alameda County Superior Court
Oakland, California
February 9, 2018 Innovations in Relapse Prevention Treatment Moscow, Russia
February 28, 2018 Advanced In Addiction Treatment
Mahidol University
Bangkok, Thailand
March 22-23, 2018 Program Development and Staff Training
Horizon Services
San Jose and Oakland, California
April 16-20, 2018 Gorki-CENAPS Advanced Relapse Prevention Certification Training Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
May 4-7, 2018 Advanced SUD and Mental Health Counselor Skills Training
Westbrook Health Services
Parkersburg, West Virginia
June 11-15, 2018 Gorki-CENAPS Advanced Relapse Prevention Certification Training
Cuyahoga County Probation Department
Cleveland, Ohio
August 8-20, 2018 Networking and Program Development and Consultation Amsterdam, Netherlands
September 21-23, 2018 Gorki-CENAPS Advanced Relapse Prevention Certification Training
Eisenhower Hospital, Liver Transplant Department
Philadelphia, PA
October 4-8, 2018 Networking and Program Development and Consultation Homer, Alaska
November 8-9, 2018 Program Development, Consultation and SUD Staff Training
Free At Last
East Palo Alto, California

Past Training & Teaching Events

Date Description Location
January 5-8, 2017 “Understanding and Appreciating the Journey of Recovery” Chicago, IL
January 12, 2017 “Assessing and Treating Co-Occuring Disorders”
Mahidol University
Bangkok, Thailand
January 19, 2017 “Understanding and Treatment Strategies for Addiction”
Ric-Rose Coorperation, AIMS International College
Kathmandu, Nepal
February 10-12, 2017 “Enhancing Recovery Support” Detroit, Michigan
February 17, 2017 “Understanding and Treatment Strategies for Opiate Addiction”:
St. Anthony’s, Father Alfred’s Recovery Center
San Francisco, California
February 18, 2017 “Celebrating Recovery” Emeryville, California
March 29-31, 2017 “CENAPS Relapse Prevention Certification School”
Connecticut Consortium for Women
Hamden, Connecticut
April 24-28, 2017 “CENAPS Advanced Relapse Prevention Therapy Certification School”
GORSKI-CENAPS
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
June 1, 2017 “Team Building”, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children Oakland California
June 9 and July 6, 2017 “Improving Cultural Competencies”
Alameda County SUD and Mental Health Providers
Oakland, California
July 7-8, 2017 “Field Study Practicum and Certification Seminar”
Cal State East Bay
Oakland California
Sept 23-24, 2017 “Relapse Prevention for SUD Clients”
Cal State East Bay
Hayward, California
Sept 26-29, 2017 “Pending: Program Development Consultation”
Strong Hope House
St. Thomas, Barbados
Oct 13-15, 2017 "Recommitting to your Personal and Professional Wellness”
“The Other Bar” Men’s Retreat
Tomales Bay, California
Oct 24, 2017 “Improving Cultural Competencies”
Cal Alameda County SUD and Mental Health Providers
Oakland, California

Date Description Location
March 6th-20th, 2016 “Program Consultation and Grand Opening: Lanna Rehab” Chang Mai, Thailand
April 7th and 8th, 2016 “Reducing Relapse and Recidivism Rates for Formally Incarcerated Clients”
WestCare Conference, STOP Program (Specialized Treatment for Optimized Programing)
Fresno, California
May 14th and 15th, 2016 “Relapse Prevention Strategies for SUD Clients”
California State East Bay
Hayward, California
May 19th, 2016 “Inmate Mentorship Counseling Certification Training”
San Quentin State Prison
San Quentin, California
June 17th, 2016 “Understanding the DSM5 and the ICD-10”
Training the Trainers
Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Department
San Jose, California
June 25th, 2016 “Certification Seminar”
Cal State East Bay University
Hayward, California
July 28th-31st, 2016 “Developing Family Relationships and Leisure Time in Recovery”
Connecticut Consortium for Women
Dallas, Texas
August 6-7, and 13-14, 2016 “Gender, Aging and Lifestyle Issues in Addiction Treatment”
Cal State University, East Bay
Hayward, California
August 19-21th, 2016 “Recovery Support Presentation/Networking” Portland, Oregon
September 11th, 2016 "The Correlation Between Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders"
Keynote Panel Presentation
San Jose, California
September 17th, 2016 “Recovery Happens Event”
United Auburn Indian Community Event
Sacramento, California
September 18th, 2016 “Building a Private Practice”, Mentoring and Coaching San Francisco, California
September 19th-23rd, 2016 “Relapse Prevention Counseling Certification”
Connecticut Consortium for Women
Hartford, Connecticut
October 1st, 2016 "Many Paths One Destination, Keynote” San Jose, California
October 10th-14th, 2016 “GORSKI-CENAPS Advanced Relapse Prevention Therapy Certification School": Get NATIONALLY CERTIFIED Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Date Description Location
January 1-26th, 2015 “Program Consultation” DARA Thailand Koh Chang and Chanthaburi, Thailand
February 19-21st, 2015 “Program Consultation and Staff Skills Building Training”: Hollywood Detox Hollywood, California
March 16-18th, 2015 “CARF International Standards Advisory Committee”, CARF International Tucson, Arizona
April 26-30th, 2015 “Current Issues in Addiction Treatment” CWC: Connecticut Women’s Consortium Conference Hamden, Connecticut
May 28-30th, 2015 “Challenges in Addiction Treatment 2015”, Florida Intervention Project for Nurses, (IPN) Ponte Verde, Florida
June 16th and July 14th, 2015 “Program Development”: Kaiser CDRP Oakland, California
June 27th-28th, 2015 “Cultural Considerations in SUD Treatment”: CCADD California Consortium of Addiction Professionals and Programs, Conference Santa Clara, California
July 28th-30th, 2015 “Working Effectively with Relapse Prone Clients”, Washington D.C. County Mental Health and SUD Providers Washington, D.C.
July 9th, 2015 “Working Effectively with Formerly Incarcerated Clients”, Alameda County Mental Health and SUD Providers Oakland, California
July 25th-26th and August 1st-2nd, 2015 “Gender, Culture, Lifespan and Lifestyle Issues”, California State University East Bay Hayward, California
August 10-12th, 2015 “Skills Building Training: Working with Co-Occurring Disorders”, Hollywood Detox and Reflections Hollywood, California
August 22nd, 2015 “Group Dynamics in Addiction Treatment” California State University East Bay Oakland, California
September 10th, 14th, 21st and 28th, 2015 “Understanding the DSM-V and the new ICD-10 Codes”, Santa Clara County SUD and Mental Health Treatment Providers San Jose, California
October 1-3rd, 2015 “Understanding the Changes in the DSM 5 and ICD-10 Codes”
CCAPP California Consortium of Addictions Programs and Professionals Conference
Burbank, California
November 13th-20th, 2015 “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in SUD Treatment, and Advanced Relapse Prevention Training”
The Oneness Group Japan
Osaka, Japan

Date Description Location
February 28th, 2014 “Black History Month Summit” Stigma Hurts Keynote Presentation East Palo Alto, California
May 5-7, 2014 “Relapse Prevention Using CBT Techniques” 11th UK/European Symposium on Addictive Disorders London, England
August 25-30, 2014 “Program Consultation” Caribbean Coast Recovery Center Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
October 17, 2014 “Effectively Integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques into the Treatment of Clients with Substance Use Disorders”
Santa Clara County Department of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
San Jose, California
December 2nd, 2014 “Working Effectively with Boys and Men of Color with SUD” California Regional Training Los Angeles, California
February 16th-17th, 23rd-24th, 2013 Treatment and Recovery Issues in Addiction
Cal State East Bay
Hayward, California
June 18th, 2013 Cultural Considerations in a Shelter Environment - Catholic Charities CYO, Rita da Cascia San Francisco, California
July 25th, 2013 Inmate CAADAC Certification Program, “Teaching Lifers the Skills to Become Peer Counselors”, Solano State Prison Vacaville, California
January 14th, 2012 Recognizing and Avoiding Provider Burnout
Cal State East Bay
Hayward, California
April 11th, 2012 Screening and Assessent Tools for Social Workers
UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, California
May 18th, 2012 Community Alliance for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Service
Advisory Committe for California AOD Programs
Sacramento, California
July 2nd– 19th, 2012 Program Development Consultation - DARA, Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Asia Koh Chang, Thailand
August 11-20th, 2012 VIP Recovery Coaching (Private Consultation) Moscow, Russia
October 23rd, 2012 Cultural Considerations and Practical Applications Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Vacaville, California
December 3rd, 2012 "Tough Cases" - Working Effectively with Difficult Clients, Increasing Options and Improving Outcomes Riverside, California
April 6-9th, 2011 Cultural Considerations in The Intervention Process
Moment of Change Conference
Palm Desert, California
September 26 , 2011 Working Effectively with Substance Abuse and Dependence with Adolescent Clients
“SAY San Diego” Treatment Program
San Diego, California
September 29th – October 2nd, 2011 Practical Skills for Creating Security and Building Your Practice: Making a Good Living While Doing What You Love
CAADAC Conference
Sacramento, California
March 11, 2010 “Treat Them Well” Working Effectively with Dually Diagnosed Adolescents
Contra Costa County Dept of Alcohol and Drugs
Martinez, California