April 17, 2019
Let's Talk, a professional development webinar series is sponsoring:
"Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) with the Twelve Steps"
The treatment of addiction is fraught with distinct ideology and remarkably different practices. Join us to discuss the benefits and challenges of medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders in a national addiction treatment system and how integrating these medications into a Twelve Step, abstinence-based organization can improve outcomes. Learning objectives include:
•Understanding why and how to combine evidence-based practices in opioid addiction treatment
•Identifying strategies for implementing this integrated approach in a Twelve Step treatment program
•Reviewing research on improved treatment engagement and retention.
A certificate of completion will be awarded for attending this event. Please note, this event has not been approved for continuing education (CE)
To register for this webinar please click HERE.
The Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center announces a FREE eLearning opportunity: "Marijuana and the Adolescent Brain" for Behavioral Health, Prevention and Treatment providers in RI.
For information and to access this training go to: https://www.riprc.org/elearning/marijuana_adolescent_brain/#/
IRETA (Institute for Research, Education & Training in Addictions) is sponsoring a number of Spring Webinars on "Webinar Wednesdays" as follows:
4/17/19 2:00pm: The Feasibility & Effectiveness of Drug-Using Peers Distributing Naloxone & Injection Equipment"
5/29/19 2:00pm: "Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Substance Use Disorders: From Theory to Practice"
CLICK HERE for detailed descriptions and registration links.
Thursday Spring webinars
SAMHSA's Homeless and Housing Resource Network (HHRN) is sponsoring a series of webinars on:
"Taking Behavioral Healthcare to the Streets-Delivering Behavioral Health Resources to People Living in Encampments.
This series will discuss how to provide behavioral health care in unsheltered environments. In this webinar, you will learn about the need for behavioral health engagement, as well as how to implement outreach and engagement strategies and build relationships with clients.
Webinar 1: Thursday April 25, 2019 from 3:30-5:00pm
Webinar 2: Thursday May 30, 2019 from 3:30-5:00pm
Webinar 3: Thursday June 27, 2019 from 3:30-5:00pm
For event description and registration, please follow this LINK
"What's Up with e-Cigarettes?" is a FREE one hour e-training developed by the Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center for behavioral health, prevention and treatment providers in Rhode Island. A certificate of attendance will be issued upon completion of the course.
To register for this one hour interactive training CLICK HERE.
Suicide Prevention Resource Center is offering an online course, "Counseling on Access to Lethal Means" (CALM).
Access to lethal means can determine whether a person who is suicidal lives or dies. This course explains why means restriction is an important part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. This has been approved for 2 NBCC Clock Hours and 2 NASW continuing education units.
For more information on this and other trainings CLICK HERE.
SAMHSA and The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare is offering individuals FREE tutorials that focus on the subjects of substance abuse and child welfare; they support and facilitate collaboration between the child welfare system, the substance abuse treatment system and the courts. Continuing Education Units are available upon successful completion of a tutorial. Please click on the link to REGISTER.
Tutorial 1: "Understanding Child Welfare and the Dependency Court: A Guide for Substance Abuse Treatment Professionals"
Tutorial 2: "Understanding Substance Use Disorders, Treatment, and Family Recovery: A Guide for Child Welfare Professionals"
Tutorial 3: "Understanding Substance Use Disorders, Treatment and Family Recovery: A Guide for Legal Professionals"
National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center is hosting SOAR ONLINE.
SOAR Online is a series of continuing education/continuing medical education (CE/CME)training modules that can be completed whenever and wherever you like. Recognizing that individuals who have experienced trafficking or who are at risk of trafficking access a variety of services, SOAR Online now includes additional trainings tailored for specific professionals on how to identify and respond to human trafficking. There is no fee for these educational activities.
The training modules available include:
SOAR for Health Care
SOAR for Social Services
SOAR for Public Health
SOAR for Behavioral Health
SOAR to Health and Wellness
Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services
Visit the SOAR online page for full CE/CME information and to register for SOAR Online.
Stop: Describe the scope of human trafficking in the United States.
Observe: Recognize the verbal and nonverbal indicators of human trafficking.
Ask: Identify and interact with individuals who have been trafficked using a victim-centered and trauma-informed approach.
Respond: Respond effectively to potential human trafficking in your community by identifying needs and available resources to provide critical support and assistance.
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.