Other Trainings/Conferences


Spring, 2019


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

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

Download their schedule of programs or visit their website: http://ncisi.fedcap.org/training/upcoming

April - May 

DAY One is sponsoring: "Rhode Island Human Trafficking Task Force"
Join us for community trainings on Human Trafficking!

4/23/19 (5:00pm-7:00pm)
Woonsocket Public Library, 303 Clinton St. Woonsocket, RI 02895

5/7/19 (4:00pm-6:00pm)
Florence Gray Center, 1 York Street, Newport, RI 02871 

Please RSVP to Heather Connolly: hconnolly@dayoneri.org or call:
(401) 421-4100 x 101

April 24, 2019

8:30am -11:30am

RIMHCA RI Mental Health Counselors Association is sponsoring:

"Navigating Gender Identity with Clients: Expanding Practices for Mental Health Professionals"

Through this interactive training, participants will understand the spectrum of Gender Identity concerns in a therapeutic setting. Information and terms regarding gender identity continually changes for the better, as should our therapeutic practice.

When: Wednesday April 24, 2019 from 8:30am-11:30am 

Where: The Crowne Plaza  801 Greenwich Ave. Warwick, RI 02886
Cost: $30 for members/$45 for non-members
CEUs: 3 CEUs approved for LHMCs/ 3 CEs (in Cross-Cultural Practice) for Social Workers.

Registration begins at 8:00am and  includes breakfast. For more information, register or pay through PayPal click HERE.

Contact:  Ashley@RIMHCA.org. if you would like to pay by check  or to make payment arrangements.  


22 - 23,
29 - 30, 2019

The Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) four day training will be held in April. It is designed for entry-level prevention practioners working in fields such as treatment, mental health, education, community health, etc.

This training is grounded in current research and SAMHSA's Strategic Prevention Framework.  It provides knowledge and skills to implement effective, data-driven prevention programs, practices, and policies that reduce behavioral health disparities and improve wellness.

More information will be forthcoming!


 May 9, 2019

The Bradley Conference Spring Series includes training on the following topics for those working with children, adolescents, or adults:
8:30am - 11:45am
 Using Genetic and Pharmacological Approaches in the Treatment of People with Autism and Developmental Disabilities

For more information and to register visit:


May 13, 2019


 The  Rhode Island Association for Infant Mental Health (RIAIMH) is sponsoring their annual conference :

"Making Connections: Relationships at the Heart of Trauma-Informed Systems" with Chandra Ghosh Ippen, PhD

When: 7:45am-8:30am-Check-In and Networking. 8:30am-4:30pm Presentation. Light breakfast and buffet lunch provided

Where: Marriott Providence Downtown, 1 Orms St. Providence, RI 02904

Cost: Members $75, Non-Members $125, Additional Option: $25 CEU

Click HERE to register and to view more information.

May 20-22, 2019 

Parent Support Network (PSN), in collaboration with RI  Dept. of Health and RI Dept. of  BHDDH will be holding its third annual
"Perinatal peer recovery support specialist training" on May 20th through the 22nd.

This is an interdisciplinary training for recovery coaches/peer recovery support specialists to develop tailored skills for working with individuals who are pregnant and/or parenting. 

This training is free  for those qualifying (please CLICK HERE to download additional details).  Please note that a commitment to attend all three days of this training is expected from all participants.

Registration will be available through the Parent Support Network website:  www.psnri.org in the coming weeks.


June 3-6, 2019



August 19-22, 2019

of the
New England School 
of Addiction and Prevention Studies
June 3 - 6, 2019
Worcester State University, Worcester, MA

 With nearly 100 courses covering dozens of important topics, the New England Summer School is an event not to be missed! 

COURSEWORK has been designed for new substance use disorder counselors, seasoned counselors, prevention specialists, recovery coaches, recovery organizers, criminal justice professionals, agency administrators, allied social service professionals, and all who encounter substance use disorders in their work. Also included are the 4-day intensive courses, the Recovery Coach Academy and the Substance Use Prevention Skills Training.

Visit the Summer School website for detailed program information and 
to register: www.neias.org

SCHOLARSHIPS:  Most New England state agencies are offering partial state scholarships. For information about scholarships and to apply CLICK HERE.

Please contact Denise at dadams@neias.org or
call her at (207) 621-2549 if you are interested in exhibiting or organizational sponsorships
 this year’s programs.


The 27th Annual New England School of Best Practices 
in Addiction Treatment

August 19 - 22, 2019
Waterville Valley Resort & Conference Center, Waterville Valley, NH


June 3-7,

The RI Council on Problem Gambling  will be hosting its five-day "Problem Gambling Services Academy III" on June 3 - 7, 2019 from 9:00am - 4:00pm at The Leadership Council: 200 Metro Center Blvd., Unit 10, Warwick, RI.

Registration will open on May 1st at www.ricpg.com.

The cost is $350. for an individual or $300. for an Agency sending 2 or more people.

For CEU information please download the FLYER.


June 3rd, 4th ,10th & 11th 2019


Become a Certified Leader for Diabetes Self-Management Education! 
Sponsored by :
New England Quality Innovation Network 

Good Self-management can prevent pre-diabetes from becoming diabetes and can help people with diabetes live a healthier life and volunteering to help others.  You must complete 4 full days of training, be observed teaching and receive approval of a Master Trainer. Once approved, each Leader must teach 2 workshops per year.

What: Become certified in the evidence-based, Standford Leader Training
When: June 3, 4, 10, 11, 2019 from 8:30-4:00pm. *must attend all four days*. Materials, snacks and lunches will be provided
Where: Healthcentric Advisors, 235 Promenade St., Suite 500, Providence, RI
Cost: FREE
Call today to reserve your spot!: 401-528-3257. 

Click Here for  more information .You may view and download the requirements.    Click here to view the PDF for the agreement.

Save the Date:

June 19, 2019

  Women Recover! 

Relationships Conference

The Women Recover! Relationships Conference, sponsored by the MA Dept. of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services,  will focus on the relational context of addiction.  Intimacy, boundaries, self-attunement, and isolation will be featured topics in this day long conference.

Registration will open in May.

When: June 19, 2019
Where: Four Point Sheraton, Norwood, Mass
CEUs will be available

Click here to view the FLYER

August 16, 2019

December 2, 2019



Bradley Learning Exchange is sponsoring:
"Suicide Screening, Prevention and Response for General Community Members"

The first step in effective suicide prevention is to identify someone in need of help. Asking three to six simple questions can help determine whether someone needs help and if immediate action is needed.

WHERE: Bradley Learning Exchange: 1 Catamore Blvd., East Providence, RI 02914
WHEN: Friday August 16th, or Monday December 2, 2019 from 8:00am-11:00am.
COST: $39.00

Contact: Elizabeth.Defreitas@lifespan.org. Telephone: 401-606-5752

For additional information or to register, click HERE. Details for this program can be downloaded.

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