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.



"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



October 23,2018

Nov. 28-29th


NEADCP  Webinar Series! 
Save the dates...
 New England Association of Drug Court Professionals is introducing a webinar series-educational programs:                                                                               

October 23, 2018- "Jail/Drug Count Collaboration"

November 28-29, 2018   NEADCP Conference Presentation

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm 
Cost: Single webinar fee is $25 for non-members

The webinars are free for members, (individuals are NEADCP members if they attended the fall 2017 NEADCP conference)  NEADCP membership is $60.00

Save the dates for upcoming topics.  1 CEU per webinar is available.  Click on this link to register. https://www.neadcp.org/

 Ongoing  Institute for Research, Education & Training in Addictions (IRETA) is sponsoring a NIDA NOTES online course entitled:
" Assessment and Treatment of Adolescent Marijuana Abuse and Dependence"

This is a self-paced 1 hour course.  For more information 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  training modules that can be completed whenever and wherever you like. Designed to educate health care providers, social workers, public health professionals, and behavioral health professionals on how to identify, treat, and respond appropriately to individuals who are at risk or who have been trafficked. The target audience includes physicians, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, registered nurses, dentists, psychologists, social workers, case managers, school counselors, public health professionals, health education specialists, and allied health professionals. CE/CMEs are available. There is no fee for these educational activities.
  To view the Flyer click here.

Three training modules available include:
SOAR to Health and Wellness
Trauma-Informed Care
Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services

Visit the SOAR online page for full CE/CME information and to register for SOAR ONLINE                                                                                                             

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  

 Ongoing 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 (The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration) has published new guidance to help expand healthcare providers' understanding of using medications to treat people with (OUD) Opioid Use Disorder. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP63) "Medications for Opioid Use Disorder" reviews the use of  U.S. FDA Approved  medications to treat OUD: Methadone, Naltrexone, and
Buprenorphine.  Follow this link for more information.