e-Learning Opportunities

The following is a list of webinars and other educational opportunities that may be of interest to the behavioral health workforce. 

The information is being provided solely to assist the workforce in developing their professional skills and knowledge and to support them on their career path. These events are not sponsored, endorsed by, or affiliated with SUMHLC in anyway, nor does  SUMHLC receive any financial benefit from posting these educational opportunities.


1:00pm - 2:00pm
 AIDS UNITED presents a free webinar:

"Re-Entry, HIV Linkage, and Overdose Prevention"A person's risk of HIV transmission and overdose increase upon their release from prison or jail.  As service providers, what can you do to help meet the needs of people who are recently incarcerated, link them to HIV care, and prevent overdose?

Mark your calendar for February 16, 2018  to learn about the Project Start  intervention and successful approaches to supporting linkage to care and overdose prevention for people returning to the community after incarceration. Guest speakers will discuss their programs, lessons learned, and share best practices to mitigate barriers faced by recently incarcerated people. 

If you would like to join the webinar and for more details  register here.

The Rhode Island Foundation’s Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence (INE) provides opportunities for nonprofits to strengthen organizational capacity through topic-focused workshops. The full slate of free workshops enable staff, board members, and volunteers representing Rhode Island nonprofit organizations to learn skills and techniques that will enable them to better achieve their mission.

Programs range from grant writing to board service and from fund development to board peer learning meetings and will be held on various dates throughout the year.

Additional details and registrations instructions can be found on the RI Foundation's website.


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers 14 self-paced, online business courses to behavioral health organizations and providers through "BHbusiness". These courses are available at NO COST. You can learn at your own pace while earning continuing education credits. BHbusiness courses offered include:

  • Bundled Payments:
  • Costing Out Your Services
  • Planning for the Next Generation of HIT
  • Value-based Purchasing

To register and for more information on all self-paced, online courses, and other educational resources, visit BHbusiness.org.

SAMHSA offers BHbusiness self-paced, online courses in partnership with the National Council for Behavioral Health and Advocates for Human Potential. All BHbusiness courses are hosted on HealtheKnowledge. 


The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) offers a wide range of webinars for Addiction Professionals and those seeking certification as an addiction professional.  See FLYER for details. 
For class descriptions and registration information go to: https://www.naadac.org/webinars       


 The Bradley Conference and Online Educational series:
The Bradley Conference provides both face-to-face AND online education for psychologists, social workers, physicians, nurses, certified counselors, speech-language and occupational therapists, teachers, milieu associates, and other professionals. Topics address different behavioral health populations and treatment modalities and offer practical, state-of-the-art information.                               
For information about  Bradley's online computer-based continuing education opportunities, visit www.bradleyonlinelearning.org.

 Ongoing The New England ATTC in Partnership with Brown University introduces a redesigned DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM
The state-of -the-art Distance Learning Program (DLP) is an innovative system which enables learners as well as agencies to select either instructor-led or self-directed courses related to advances in addiction treatment, recovery, and prevention.  See Flyer to view more information.

Take advantage of their  2 new FREE  self-paced courses online courses:

"Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in HIV Clinical Care"   Learn More
"Understanding the Basics of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture" Learn More


SAMHSA-HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration) Center for Integrated Health Solutions provides  FREE webinars on a  wide variety of topics related to the integration of primary care and behavioral health services.  A library of previous webinars is also available.  Go the SAMHSA-HRSA website to access this information.
PLEASE NOTE:  SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions does not provide certificates of attendance or continuing education credits for webinar attendance or viewing.