August 20, 2018
The National Council on Mental Health with funding from SAMHSA is offering a 1 hour webinar on: "Substance Use Services in Primary Care - an extension of SBIRT"
A panel of experts has developed a step-by-step guide to assessing and addressing alcohol and/or other substance use as part of standard primary care practice: "Implementing Care for Alcohol & Other Drug Use in Medical Settings: An Extension of SBIRT",
Please join the National Council for an introduction to this enhanced Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Model. Attendees will hear firsthand from members of the expert panel.
CLICK on this link to register
The National Council does not offer continuing education credits or certificates of attendance for webinars.
August 28, 2018
NEADCP Webinar Series!
Save the dates...
New England Association of Drug Court Professionals is introducing a webinar series-educational programs:
August 28, 2018 -"Complex Trauma in Adults"
October 23, 2018- "Jail/Drug Count Collaboration"
November 28-29, 2018 NEADCP Conference Presentation
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
Registration information and form is not available at this time.. Save the dates for upcoming topics. 1 CEU per webinar is available. Webinars will be announced on this website. https://www.neadcp.org/
SAMHSA/Legal Action Center offers FREE RI-Based Webinar:
"Helping Justice-Involved Individuals with Mental or Substance Use Disorders, or Both: Understanding How Laws, Regulations, & Policies Affect Re-entry Opportunities – In Rhode Island "
This webinar will explain federal and Rhode Island specific laws and policies that facilitate or hinder re-entry. (Space is limited - REGISTER early.)
Download the FLIER for more details and registration information.
| 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.
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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.
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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"
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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
Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services
Visit the SOAR online page for full CE/CME information and to register for SOAR ONLINE
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.