Training

 

     The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI (SUMHLC) offers training opportunities on a wide variety of topics for individuals who are either working towards or renewing a mental health, substance abuse, or social work certification or license.  Our classes are also open to those who may be interested in learning more about a particular topic or a career in the behavioral health field. Face-to-face instructor-led trainings are offered throughout the year and are listed below. 

THE SPRING 2017 TRAININGS HAVE BEEN EXPANDED TO INCLUDE A NUMBER OF NEW TRAININGS, SUCH AS:   
        
• several free trainings co-sponsored by DAY ONE;
• trainings in geographically diverse locations such as Westerly and Woonsocket;
• and a free informational workshop conduct by the RI Certification Board for those working towards or have questions about certification.            
            
Please scroll through the complete list below for more information and to register for upcoming trainings.

***Please note: In the event of inclement weather, information about training cancellations or delays will be posted  on local radio and TV stations and recorded on SUMHLC’s answering machine (401) 521-5759.



3 CEUs: CD, SW, MHC  This training will introduce participants to Care Coordination, defining it, and how it applies to Health Homes. Participants will examine communication within internal and...
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6 CEU's: CD, SW, MHC   This training will provide you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to accurately identify and treat children, adults and families who have been affected by trauma. ...
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**The location of this training is at: Woonsocket Public Library. 303 Clinton Street Woonsocket, RI 02895 2 CEUs: SW   The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) is an important issue...
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6 CEU's: CD and SW   This training is designed to help addiction providers understand the demographics of the Hispanic and Latino populations, the cultural elements present in the population, and...
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3 CEU's: CD, SW, MHC   This seminar is based on the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Manual developed by Patrick Reilly, Ph.D. and Michael Shopshire, Ph.D. for the Center for Substance Abuse...
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***This training will be held at the Westerly Hospital. 25 Wells Street, Westerly, RI 02891 2CEUs SW: The commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC Training) is an important issue affecting...
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6 CEU's: CD, SW, MHC   This training has been designed to introduce a health education model of HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis prevention. Participants will learn basic HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis...
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Two (2) Nursing Contact Hours This program is for NURSES ONLY and meets the RI Board of Nursing requirement that nurses remain updated on treatment options for opioid addiction. It is intended to...
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3 CEUs: CD and SW This half-day workshop provides an opportunity for participants to integrate using alternative approaches of music, meditation, art therapy, qi gong, aromatherapy and more into...
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2 CEUs: CD,  SW, MHC Human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children are growing problems in Rhode Island and throughout the United States. It is in a sense a form of modern...
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3 CEUs: CD and SW The training focuses on motivational incentives as they relate to changing behaviors. The training participant will be able to differentiate between positive and negative...
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3 CEUs: CD and SW An overview of the ASAM Criteria with a focus on new guidelines and assessing level of function. Introduction to level of risk using a 0-4 rating. Utilizing guidelines to assist...
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4.5 CEUs: CD and SW This training will focus on the most common chronic illnesses: heart disease, hypertension, obesity, tuberculosis, asthma, cancer, COPD, BMI 25, and diabetes. In this...
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6 CEUs: CD, SW, MHC   This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of ethical and liability issues related to substance abuse treatment and intervention. Ethical and liability issues will be...
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3 CEUs: CD and SW This three hour workshop provides participants with a comprehensive overview of pregnant women and addiction. The session emphasizes early intervention, and how crucial it is in...
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6 CEUs: CD, SW, MHC  This one-day workshop will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of 42 CFR Part 2, with a special focus on the legal and ethical reconciliation of this law with...
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The location of this training is at: The Westerly Hospital, 25 Wells St., Westerly, RI 02891. 3 CEUs:  SW, CD, and MHC  The DSM-5 addition of Gambling Disorder to the category of Addictive...
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Two (2) Nursing Contact Hours This program is for NURSES ONLY and meets the RI Board of Nursing requirement that nurses remain updated on treatment options for opioid addiction. It is intended to...
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3 CEUs: CD and SW Clients with severe persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders sometimes become involved with the legal system. The courts are a large, confusing and anxiety...
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6 CEUs:  MH, SW, CD Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based treatment approach that has gained widespread application in the treatment of a variety of mental health issues, ...
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Two (2) Nursing Contact Hours This program is for NURSES ONLY and meets the RI Board of Nursing requirement that nurses remain updated on treatment options for opioid addiction. It is intended to...
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6 CEUS    SW, CD, MH:  Men in the United States are two to five times more likely to develop a substance use disorder than women (depending on the study). Research shows men are less likely to seek...
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The Rhode Island Certification Board will present a workshop on the certification process for professionals seeking certification as drug and alcohol counselors, prevention specialists, clinical...
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