Other Trainings/Conferences

Fall 2019

NCISI Fall 2019 Training Schedule:

Click here to view list of trainings - FLYER
All trainings are held at NCISI FEDCAP offices unless otherwise noted - 200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit #5, Warwick, RI 02886

Any questions call or email: Lori Norris (LNorris@fedcap.org) or Joanne DelAngelo (JDelAngelo@fedcap) at #401.283.111 

Fall 2019 
Person-Centered Thinking Facilitator/ Advisor Training

Rhode Island is in the process of expanding and refining Person-Centered practices throughout the state. One of the most important components of Person-Centered thinking is the facilitator who advises and assists the person to actively participate in developing a plan for all domains of their life.

This opportunity is open to Rhode Island residents/workers interested in Person-Centered Thinking! There is no fee to attend. Parking pass will be issued upon registering.

Please click here for the Fall Sessions Flyer for more information.

Fall 2019 The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV) Fall 2019 Training Calendar is here!

Check out the RICADV website for a complete listing of trainings including a 40th Anniversary Training entitled: "History of the Domestic Violence Movement" on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 2pm-4pm. The cost is free! Click here to register.

Beginning August 16th  other topics include: "Domestic Violence 101, Fundamentals: Essential Facilitation Skills for an Effective Facilitator, Bridges Barriers and Boundaries; Ensuring Culturally Competent Care" Click HERE for more details, locations and registration information.

Fall  2019

 Grands Flourish Inc., is a Rhode Island nonprofit organization. Our mission is to inspire and empower grandparents raising grandchildren impacted by substance use to navigate systems, reduce barriers and foster success in their new role as caregivers. Click  to view the FLYER

***Stay tuned for a series of workshops on different topics beginning September 10thCLICK HERE for more information and registration. Child-watch will be available but pre-registration required. You may register for one or all of them.

Fall 2019   The Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME)at Brown University is hosting: "Complex Care Conversations Training"

Complex Care Conversations is an interactive curriculum designed for small groups to increase clinician ease and effectiveness in approaching goals of care conversations with patients dealing with serious, progressive illnesses such as heart failure, cancer and dementia.
This program offers guidance in how to approach this sometimes awkward subject so that important discussions are not delayed or postponed. The sessions offer a framework for navigating these conversations that elicit patient values and preferences in a way that is mutually transformative for clinicians and patients

DATES: September 10th, September 19th, October 17th, October 22nd, and December 17th.
LOCATION: 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI
(There is no fee to participate.)
For more details and registration information CLICK HERE. Click on the Date you wish to register.

 Fall 2019

Brown University's Office of Continuing Education is sponsoring a series of events for the Maternal and Child Collaborative Office Rounds (COR)

The overarching goal of  the COR series is to improve pediatric and adolescent health in the region and increase the capacity of primary care providers to accurately diagnose and treat developmental and behavioral health issues. COR will strive to ensure that physicians have a greater understanding of child development, behavioral and mental health issues and the resources available to them. See below for a list of upcoming COR (FREE) Events:

Tuesday September 10 from 7:30am-8:45am-Addressing Childhood Experiences and Resources Addressing Them. Thurndermist Health Center Wakefield, RI 02879. Click the FLYER for details.

October 8th-Eating Disorders
November 5th -Clinical Update in HIV/STD Prevention
December 3rd-The RI PediPRN Program
For more information  follow this LINK

Fall 2019

Free HeartSaver CPR/AED & Overdose Response Training Opportunities!

Through the support of the RI Department of Health and community partners, nine (9) locations have been identified throughout RI to host FREE American Heart Association CPR/AED and Overdose Response certification courses!

Please visit the following link to view dates and register: Dates and Registration

 Registration Deadline:
September 2, 2019

Program Start Date:
October 3, 2019
 The New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center (New England ATTC)

is now accepting applications for its Fall 2019 Leadership Development Program (LDP) for addictions professionals from all elements of the continuum of care. 

The LDP has been designed by Peter Smith, with input from a committee of addictions professionals. This program will focus on key leadership skills using a range of learning methods designed that will increase your effectiveness immediately.

One of the elements of this program includes the use of an intact learning community that includes participants from all aspects of care: prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. It is the intent to create a learning community that is as diverse as possible to represent the profession and those served. 

Application deadline is September 2nd.
FLYER for details or  CLICK HERE to register.

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September 26, 2019


 The Providence Clemente Veterans’ Initiative presents: 
"Exploring the Military Experience Through the Humanities" 
hosted by Trinity Repertory Company.

This program encourages and accepts applications from all veterans, regardless of
race, gender identity, service years, deployment history, disability status, or discharge status. The course is free and seeks to serve veterans who are challenged by their transition from soldier to civilian, and who are looking for an engaged community of peers to explore great moments of history, art, philosophy and literature, as well as creative writing and public speaking.

WHEN: Mondays and Thursdays from 6-8pm beginning September 26, 2019. It will run for 24 weeks (two 12 week semesters)
WHERE: 46 Aborn Street, Downtown Providence, RI 
CONTACT: Via email or telephone: (401) 480-6664
Click here to DOWNLOAD the application and details.

October 19, 2019 

Changing the Culture of Pain Treatment Symposium

The purpose of this interprofessional educational program will be to change the culture of pain management by promoting non-opioid therapies for pain.

When: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Where: Community College of Rhode Island (Warwick Campus) at the Great Hall
7:00am-12:00pmFor more information regarding this event, and to register, please

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October 21, 2019   Series of Racial Equity Training 

The Rhode Island Foundation is sponsoring a series of free training's presented by the Racial Equity Institute--an alliance of trainers, organizers, and institutional leaders. Simultaneous Spanish translation will also be available.

To view a complete list of the training's, please visit the following link.

October 26, 2019 

Family Employment Awareness Training  



The Sherlock Center on Disabilities is offering families of transition-age students (14-21 years) with intellectual or developmental disabilities multiple opportunities to attend a Family Employment Awareness training (FEAT).

Part 1 (Morning): Building the Dream Of Employment 

Part 2 (Afternoon): Identifying and Accessing Employment Resources.

For more information, and for the training registration form, please visit the following link.

October 31-November  1, 2019

Zero Suicide Institute and  ASMR (Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk) is sponsoringtrainings in Waltham Mass.

"AMSR New Leader Training for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Settings" October 31st-November 1st. Information for this training please CLICK HERE

AMSR is a dynamic in-person training that equips new and experienced clinicians with the skills to address clinical dilemmas encountered while assisting individuals at risk for suicide. Using a combination of expert teaching, video modeling, practice exercises, and small and large group discussion, AMSR provides an up-to-date review of what experts consider the most essential knowledge, attitudes, and skills for providing safe suicide care

Please follow this link to view the FLYER

October - December


The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities Presents:
" Person-Centered Workshops"
Rhode Island is in the process of expanding and refining Person-Centered practices throughout the state. One of the most important components of Person-Centered Thinking is the Facilitator who advises and assists the person to actively participate in developing a plan for all domains of their life. A work group of people who have a developmental disability, family members, advocates and service providers developed the "Rhode Island Person-Centered Thinking Guide".

WHEN: Monday Morning Sessions are as follows: October 7, 21, 28 and November 4, 18 and 25.
Wednesday Afternoon Sessions are as follows: October 16, 30, November 6, 13, 20 and December 9.
WHERE: RI College Campus-600 Mt. Pleasant Ave.  Providence, RI 02908
CONTACT: (401-456-8072) Elaine Sollecito  456-2764
Email: esollecito@ric.edu
For more information  please click on this LINK.
To Register CLICK HERE.

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November 7, 2019

 Friends Way is pleased to announce its second annual professional development conference: "Understanding the Ripple Effect of the Opioid Crisis on Children and Families"

This all day conference will feature a morning panel with family survivors of the opioid epidemic, a luncheon speaker on Best Practice Model for Supporting Children's grief and afternoon breakout sessions.

WHEN: Thursday November 7, 2019 from 8:00am-4:00pm

WHERE: Crowne Plaza, Warwick, RI  02886
Information: www.friendsway.org

To view the FLYER click here.

November 14, 2019 

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Maternal Health Outcomes 10th Annual Conference for The Women's Health Council of RI

Grandparents The Women's Health Council of RI is partnering up with Quatia Q. Osorio to highlight the impact of racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health outcomes, as well as provide potential tools and solutions around this critical failure in the health care system.

This is a free conference with dinner provided. Registration is required. 

Location: The Miriam Hospital, Hurvitz Conference Room
Time: 4:30pm-8:00pm

 Registration is open, please visit the following link to register.


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November 17, 2019 
 Grands Flourish presents  "Grand Connections Conference": 

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Impacted by Substance Use Disorder will have an opportunity to learn about resources, listen to speakers, ask questions, mingle with other grandparents, meet community partners to become empowered in their new role as caregivers.

WHERE: Wyndham Providence Airport Hotel. 1850 Post Road Warwick, RI 02886
WHEN: November 17, 2019 from 10:00am-4:00pm
For more Information and  Registration follow this LINK
For questions and contact information please click on this EMAIL:

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November 21, 2019

The Rhode Island Department of Health in Partnership with New England ATTC is presenting;

"Supporting Families with Maternal Substance Use and Substance Exposed Newborns" 4th Annual Conference.

WHEN: Thursday November 21, 2019. More details to follow.

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.


Fall 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.

Please visit their website: http://ncisi.fedcap.org/training/upcoming


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Save the Dates for 2020 New England Summer School Programs!

Click here to join the email notification list [cvent.com] or update your contact information [cvent.com].

Click here 51st Annual New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies [cvent.com]
June 1 - 4, 2020
Worcester State University, Worcester, MA

Click here 28th Annual New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Treatment [cvent.com]
August 24 - 27, 2020
Waterville Valley Resort & Conference Center, Waterville Valley, NH

Click here for registration links for 2020 programs on the AdCare Educational Institute of New England home page [cvent.com] in the spring!

For further information:

Please contact us at neias@neias.org or 207-621-2549.

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