Other Trainings/Conferences

Oct. 16, 2018
Nov. 7, 2018

 RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV) Know More Do More in 2018

Two excellent trainings remain for the second half of this year. Learn more about the upcoming training sessions below. Together, we can end domestic violence.** 

"Bystander Intervention Strategies to Break the Cycle of Silence" (10/16/18)
"Digging Deeper: Working on Domestic Violence Cases with DCYF" (11/7/18)
**For more details including times, locations and registration CLICK HERE .


Oct. 19, 2018 

Rhode Island Task Force to Support Pregnant and Parenting Families with Substance-Exposed Newborns 3rd Annual Conference

A half-day conference for the healthcare, early childhood and other professionals to increase knowledge and decrease bias around pregnant and parenting families with newborns affected by prenatal substance exposure.

When: Friday October 19th from 12:00pm-5:00pm
Where: Rhode Island College Student Union Ballroom - 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave,   Providence, RI 02908
Cost: $15 at the door. Cash or Check payable to AAP-RI.  Please view the following information to REGISTER  and click here to view the FLYER.

 CEUs available through NASW-RI.  This continuing nursing education activity has been submitted for approval to the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Fall 2018

Bradley Conference Fall Series 2018: Practical, State-of-the Art Education for Behavioral Health Professionals and Others Who Work with Children, Adolescents or Adults.

  • Tuesday October 16th (1:00pm-4:15pm) "Humane Treatment for Those who Suffer from Substance Use Disorders
  • Thursday December 6th (8:30am-11:45am) "The Efficacy of Art Therapy in Various Levels of Treatment"
  • Thursday December 6th (1:00pm-4:15pm) "Introduction to Conscious Discipline"

To view the FLYER and to learn about all of our programs and registration information, visit our website at bradleygatewayhfa.org  or email Kim LaFountatin, LMHC at klafountain1@lifespan.org. 

Location: 1 Catamore Blvd.  East Providence, RI 02914

Fall 2018 


NCISI (The National Center for Innovation and System Improvement) FEDCAP is offering a variety of summer training programs for supervisors and managers.

***Trainings are FREE for educators and vendors of ORS due to grant support.

Please check out their schedule of programs by visiting: http://ncisi.fedcap.org/training/upcoming

       Oct. 29-Nov.2


This free, 5 day training is designed to provide an  up-to-date approach to helping those in recovery from addiction. It is based on the CCAR model for peer recovery training, and evidence-based and time tested model for offering peer support.
This academy will be held from 9:00pm-4:00pm at Anchor Recovery Community Center, 249 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860. 

Apply online at www.anchorrecovery.org.

For more information view the FLYER or call 401-721-5100.        

Nov. 8, 2018 

Parenting Matters Fall 2018 Workshop

Bradley Hospital and Lifespan Community Health Institute present a Fall Parenting Matters workshop series which offers parents, childcare providers, social workers and teachers a unique opportunity to learn from top child development and behavior professionals in a casual setting.

"Psychiatric Medications for Children"

When: Thursday November 8, 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Providence Career and Technical High School, 41 Fricker St. Providence, RI 02903
Henry Sachs, MD, Bradley Hospital

To register, please call Bonnie at 401-444-8076 or email her at bbraga@lifespan.org. or click on the LINK to view more registration information.

Nov. 8, 2018 

 5th Annual Men's Summit: Changing the Culture"  is sponsored by Ten Men and hosted by the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV).   

Amid the intensified national dialogue around gender-based violence and the heightened visibility of survivors' strength and stories,  Ten Men members will lead conversations around preventing violence, promoting healthy masculinity, and creating the cultural shift we need to end domestic violence.

When: Thursday, November 8th from 5:30pm-8:00pm
Where: Rhode Island- Central located-Location information will be announced soon!
Cost: The event is free to attend and a complimentary dinner will be provided.
Contact: Lee Clasper-Torch, Men's Engagement Coordinator, (RICADV). 401-467-9940. Email: leeclasper-torch@ricadv.org

Please register by Friday, November 2nd and help spread the word!

Click here to REGISTER NOW!

Nov. 9, 2018 

"Motivational Interviewing: Working with Families Dealing with Substance Misuse and Abuse"

The focus of this workshop is to understand the theory and principles of Motivational Interviewing and how to utilize it with clients who have a family member who is using or abusing substances. Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based clinical method of communication, proven to be effective. After orientation to the underlying spirit, structure and principles of Motivational Interviewing, practical exercises will be utilized to help participants to strengthen empathy skills, recognize, elicit and strengthen "change talk", and roll with conflict.

For more information, please view the FLYER and register online following the link below:


When: Friday November 9, 2018
Where: The Rhode Island Shriner's -One Rhodes Place, Cranston, RI 02910
Time: 8:15am-1:00pm
CEUs: 4



Nov. 15, 2018 

"When Death Impacts Your Community: Helping Children Heal"

Schools and communities encounter deaths that have a significant impact on their children and teens; the death of a parent, a friend, a sibling, a staff member. Death brings a level of trauma that is difficult to navigate, whether the result of an illness, a suicide or drug overdose, a homicide or other violent loss. This all-day conference include nationally recognized experts on planning for and responding to events, and local school personnel and students who have lived through tragic experiences.  We'll also explore strategies for addressing the fears that result from these events. 

Program Fee: $125
CEUs: 6 (approved by NASW)

To register and view the conference schedule CLICK HERE

Nov 28 - Nov 29 2018 

The New England Association of Drug Court Professionals (NEADCP)  is sponsoring
 "Drug Courts: Where Justice, Treatment and Recovery Meet-Tackling Problems with Practical Solutions"

With support provided by Adcare Educational Institute Inc., this 2 day conference's goal is to bring together Justice professionals, Treatment/Recovery specialists and community partners to identify practical solutions that will strengthen the New England response to addiction and facilitate the expansion of Specialty Courts. 

When: Thursday and Friday November 28th November 29th, 2018-7:15am-4:30pm
Where: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel
181 Boston Post Road West
Route 20 WEST
Marlborough, Massachusetts
Cost: One day attendance costs $200.00 and  attendance for both days  costs $350.00.


Contact Information: Jennifer Fahey: phone: (508) 752-7313, email: Jennifer@adcare-educational.org

Please go to  the website for more information  and to register please click on this LINK.   



The following organizations periodically sponsor trainings on a variety of topics.  
             Please check their individual websites for updated information.