Certified Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CADACs) to be Positively Impacted by Opiate Task Force Recommendations and State Funding

Certified Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CADACs) to be Positively Impacted by Opiate Task Force Recommendations and State Funding

By: Douglas Klier, M.A., C.A.C., Adjunct Faculty, Assumption College Wednesday, August 19, 2015 In March 2014, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick declared a Public Health Emergency across the Commonwealth. People were dying from opiate overdoses at a rate never seen before. Heroin has always had a strong presence in low-income urban communities, but the latest epidemic […]

Teach Your Clients to Act Their Wage as a Tax Accountant

Teach Your Clients to Act Their Wage as a Tax Accountant

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Tax accountants fill a very important role in both business and personal accounting: dealing with the IRS. Whether it’s for a multi-national corporation or an individual family, preparing tax documents and minimizing tax liabilities is their specialty. If you are considering a career in tax accounting, here is […]

How a Certificate in Project Management Prepares You for a PMP

How a Certificate in Project Management Prepares You for a PMP

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College If you’ve been researching careers in project management, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the internationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Originally designed to standardize training and experience across project managers worldwide, the PMP certification is an extremely in demand qualification in the workforce. Earning a PMP certification can seem […]

The Various Kinds of Accounting: An Overview

The Various Kinds of Accounting: An Overview

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Gone are the days of the accountant in the corner with an adding machine and green eyeshade visor. Accounting has evolved into a complex network of specialties to keep modern businesses running smoothly. While small companies may use a bookkeeper to complete most tasks like paying bills […]

Surprising Facts About a Career in Accounting

Surprising Facts About a Career in Accounting

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Friday, September 18, 2015 If you are unfamiliar with the accounting profession, you may think that it’s a dry, boring job that is done in a secluded cubicle far away from the action of the office. The truth is that today’s accountants are major players in any […]

Social Accounting: An Emerging Field

Social Accounting: An Emerging Field

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Accounting is an evolving field. Once focused solely on counting money, accounting is now branching out to count the various ways that companies, governments, and corporations are taking care of the communities that surround them. From reporting on the effectiveness of charitable efforts to measuring the effectiveness of […]

Predicting Substance Recovery Service Trends: Best Practices, Reimbursement, and Employment – Part 2

Predicting Substance Recovery Service Trends: Best Practices, Reimbursement, and Employment – Part 2

By: Douglas Klier, M.A., C.A.C., Adjunct Faculty, Assumption College This is the second in a 2-part series containing predictions of trends you may see in the delivery of substance recovery services. In the first blog, we covered Outpatient Counseling. In this post, we discuss Inpatient Detoxification Centers andDriver Alcohol Education Programs. I believe there will be an […]

The Older Americans Act Set the Stage for Career Growth in Aging Services

The Older Americans Act Set the Stage for Career Growth in Aging Services

By: Susan J. Perschbacher, Professor Emeritus and CCE Faculty, Assumption College Happy birthday to the Older Americans Act (OAA) signed 50 years ago in 1965 by President Lyndon Baines Johnson. Along with other landmark legislation, Medicare and Medicaid, the OAA “promoted a system of services and supports that enable millions of older adults to continue to live […]

How to Begin a Career in Accounting

How to Begin a Career in Accounting

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Beginning a career in accounting doesn’t always have to start with a bachelor’s or master’s degree. In fact, many accounting positions are available with only an associate’s degree or some related experience. If you are thinking about a career in accounting, here are a few ways to […]