Training Resources: search scheduled trainings and self-paced online trainings

Check to see if training opportunities meet any of your educational, licensure or certification requirements – you may get an extra benefit in those areas in addition to the knowledge and skills from the training.

Most of these trainings could be useful for anyone working in addictions, across all the relevant disciplines.

Displaying 53 trainings.

Desciption: This three-hour professional development module is intended to educate different service providers, community members, coalitions, and other entities on the War on Drugs and how it has fostered racialized drug policies in the 21st century. Like alcohol Prohibition in the early... read more

Date: Oct 5 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Racial Equity

Desciption: This curriculum is designed to educate and build skills about understanding secondary trauma and cumulative stress. A 2018 provider guide generated by the Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health discusses a trauma-informed approach as “...an approach to care that integrates an... read more

Date: Nov 16 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Trauma

Recovery Coach Academy fulfills 30 of the 60 educational hours required to become a Massachusetts Certified Addiction Recovery Coach. Designed to provide those seeking to work as Recovery Coaches with a thorough overview of addiction science, the various substances of misuse and their effects,... read more

Date: Nov 2 2021 - 9:00am to Nov 23 2021 - 5:00pm
Tags: Cultural Competence, Ethics and Boundaries, Motivational Interviewing, Racial Equity, Recovery, Recovery Coach Learning Community, Recovery Trainings, Other CARC (Certified Addictions Recovery Coach) Required Trainings, Addictions 101 for Recovery Coaches, Motivational Interviewing for Recovery Coaches, Mental Wellness and Recovery Coaching, Cultural Competency for Recovery Coaches, CARC Required Recertification Trainings

This training is recognized as a NAADAC Approved Provider. See below for additional 25 states under Meets the criteria for the NCPRSS credential.

October 13, 2021. 6 CEs. 9 AM – 4:30 PM

This class is designed for Peer Support Workers and Peer Recovery Coaches. Coaches will learn... read more

Date: Oct 13 2021 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Tags: Recovery, Recovery Coach Learning Community, Recovery Trainings, Elective Recovery Trainings

This workshop is grounded in the current reality that is NOW. Loss of purpose, social unrest and mental distress are all major factors in the modern world where both decisions have to be made and actions taken at a faster pace than ever before. As the roles of frontline workers continue to be... read more

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Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday 2 times.
Oct 25 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Oct 26 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Tags: Ethics for Recovery Coaching

Description: 

This training focuses on the brain structures and systems involved in addiction, the role of learning in the addiction process, and the critical neurological differences between youth and adults. We will first review typical adolescent brain development and how... read more

Date: Oct 7 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

Description:
This workshop will be highly interactive utilizing case studies and video vignettes to illustrate the information provided.  The focus of the content will be an overview of changes in the DSM-5 and their implications for treatment planning and counseling. The impact... read more

Date: Oct 6 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: CEU

Description:
Ethics and boundaries are the cornerstone of professional conduct for the wellbeing of both clients and counselors.  This experientially based seminar will explore professional ethics, impact of HIPAA laws and ethical dilemmas encountered by the substance abuse counselor.... read more

Date: Sep 29 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Ethics and Boundaries

Ethics trainings are not all created equal. Recovery Coaches need an understanding of ethics that differs from those of clinicians due to their unique role while guiding someone through their own recovery process.Recovery coaching as a peer-to-peer recovery support services has grown... read more

Date: Sep 29 2021 - 9:00am to Oct 1 2021 - 1:00pm
Tags: CEU, Ethics and Boundaries, Recovery, Recovery Coach Learning Community, Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Academy, Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches, Ethics for Recovery Coaching

Description: This training reviews fundamental concepts related to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) for those new to the organization and for organizations just beginning to incorporate DEI principles to their mission. This highly interactive training includes breakout groups, videos... read more

Date: Sep 28 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Racial Equity

Description: 

This training is aimed at mid- to advanced level experienced clinicians, as well as experienced direct care staff, to learn about the evidenced-based, therapeutic curriculum created by Lisa Najavits called “Seeking Safety”.  It is essential for participants to... read more

Date: Oct 12 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

Virtual* Infinite Pathways of Recovery
With social media and prime time shows highlighting recovery as a possibility, recovery is slowly becoming a household word. Yet the most commonly championed path of going to “meetings” continues to be frequently suggested and recommended as a single... read more

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Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Tue Sep 28 2021.
Sep 27 2021 - 9:00am to 12:15pm, Sep 28 2021 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tags: Recovery, Recovery Trainings

Virtual* CCAR Recovery Coach Academy©
The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy is a 5-day intensive training academy designed to provide individuals with an understanding of both the art and science of Recovery Coaching. Delivered in a retreat like environment, the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy... read more

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Repeats every week every Thursday and every Friday 5 times.
Sep 23 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Sep 24 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Sep 30 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Oct 1 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Oct 7 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Tags: Recovery, Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Academy

CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© Bilingual Spanish Speakers Encouraged
The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy is a 5-day intensive training academy designed to provide individuals with an understanding of both the art and science of Recovery Coaching. Delivered in a retreat like environment, the... read more

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Repeats every week every Saturday 5 times.
Oct 2 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Oct 9 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Oct 16 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Oct 23 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Oct 30 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Tags: Recovery, Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Academy

Description: This training examines policies and practices that are promoters and inhibitors of racial equity in employment. Activities and exercises address: 

   Hiring practices and policies to amplify diversity, equity and inclusion    Salaries... read more
Date: Oct 5 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Racial Equity

Training Description: The use of the classic “Ice Breaker” activity can often backfire, making it more of an “ice-maker” experience for groups;  meaning-a well intentioned activity offered for the purpose of tone setting and participant engagement can have the effect of creating... read more

Date: Sep 28 2021 - 10:00am to 2:30pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

What is a Recovery Coach? Anyone interested in promoting recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to recovery and serving as a personal guide and mentor for people seeking or already in recovery.

The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© is a 30-hour intensive training academy focusing on... read more

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Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday 5 times.
Oct 4 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Oct 5 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Oct 6 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Oct 7 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Oct 8 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Recovery, Recovery Coach Learning Community, Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Academy

Training Description: The process of addiction recovery is difficult for adolescents and emerging adults (youth) and often involves multiple returns to use and subsequent rounds of treatment. Recovery capital is the total set of resources one can use to initiate and sustain recovery and is... read more

Date: Sep 30 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

Description: 

It can be challenging to run effective support groups for youth and young adults in recovery from substance use disorders.  This training focuses on understanding the basic concepts of group work, best practices for structuring groups, and identifying ways to... read more

Date: Oct 21 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

Training Description: Psychological First Aid has long been established as the gold standard of disaster responses. Created by a global team of experts, it is the only intervention endorsed by both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. government (FEMA/MEMA) for use in the... read more

Date: Oct 19 2021 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

Choices is a NAADAC Approved Provider.
This is a two-day training held on Dec. 1 and Dec. 15 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm EST.
Motivational Interviewing is evidence-based and said to be an integral role in counseling to initiate movement towards behavior change. How do Peer Recovery... read more

Date: Dec 1 2021 - 10:00am to Dec 15 2021 - 4:00pm
Tags: Evidence-Based Practice, Recovery Trainings, Motivational Interviewing for Recovery Coaches

This class is designed for Peer Support Workers and Peer Recovery Coaches. Coaches will learn their role in Suicide Prevention as peer support workers.

Objectives:

Gain an Understanding of Suicide
Gain an Understanding of Suicide & Mental Illness
Review... read more

Date: Oct 13 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: CEU, Evidence-Based Practice, Recovery, Recovery Trainings, Coaching Skills for Recovery Coaches, Elective Recovery Trainings, Advocacy for Recovery Coaches Advanced Training

Do any of your clients have challenges like these…?

Sporadic in follow-through in spite of intentions Difficulty doing things on their own Consistently get into difficult situations with others Wander away, “fade out,” “space out” Need tremendous amount of one-on-one support Can’t... read more
Date: Oct 14 2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Training Description: This workshop will examine the behaviors and beliefs of those who cause harm in intimate relationships and deepen our understanding of perpetration as a behavior within the frameworks of white supremacy and other forms of superiority and domination.

Through an... read more

Date:
Repeats every day 2 times.
Oct 26 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Oct 27 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

DESCRIPTION: This compassionate, interactive training provides an overview of sexual harassment and violence, and includes our Ethical Upstander© training. Data and activities will allow participants to consider the impact of sexual harassment and violence within the field of substance... read more

Date:
Repeats every day 2 times.
Oct 19 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Oct 20 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Training Description: This evidence-based training takes 2 hours and is for gatekeepers to learn how to help someone who might be considering suicide. Gatekeepers are people who, during the regular course of their lives, have contact with a certain population who might be at risk for... read more

Date: Oct 26 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

Description:  Successful outcomes between and client and staff depend on the quality of the professional relationship. As staff members, we are challenged to be supportive, empathetic, and understanding while maintaining a professional relationship with our clients. In this training we... read more

Date: Oct 27 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Tags: Ethics and Boundaries

Description: 

This training focuses on helping providers understand the differences between suicidal and non-suicidal self injurious (NSSI) behaviors, and to review therapeutic interventions used to address and reduce NSSI behavior for youth and young adults in substance use... read more

Date: Oct 22 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

The International Association of Peer Supporters, Inc. (formerly the National Association of Peer Specialists), is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting peer support in mental health systems.

Tags: Recovery

The Institute for Health and Recovery (IHR) is a statewide service, research, policy and program development agency.  Trainings on a wide variety of topics are available through BSAS Training Calendar.

Tags: Co-occuring Disorders, CEU, Evidence-Based Practice, Recovery, Tobacco Education and Treatment, Trauma, Youth and Young Adults

The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine 40-hour CME Program empowers primary care and other providers to diagnose and treat patients at risk for or with addiction.

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is a professional society representing physicians and associated... read more

Tags: CEU, Evidence-Based Practice, Recovery

The Federal Addiction Technology Transfer Center's Network Coordinating Office maintains the ATTC Network's Online Learning Portfolio at HealtheKnowledge.org. There are free courses, both self-paced and instructor-led. Continuing Education credits are available for a small fee per contact... read more

Tags: CEU

See the National Addiction Technology Transfer Center's ongoing offerings.

A free, interactive course "Military Culture: Core Competencies for Healthcare Professionals" by the Center for Deployment Psychology, offered as part of the Veterans Administration's Community Provider Toolkit.

Tags: Service Members, Veterans, and Families

The purpose of the Certified Wellness Coach Training Program is to develop a cohort of trained community members of all ages, from teens to older adults, from professionals to lay people, who can influence and inspire those around them. They do this by modeling positive lifestyle choices,... read more

Tags: Co-occuring Disorders, CEU, Cross-system, Healthcare Integration, Prevention, Recovery, SBIRT, Seniors and Older Adults, Youth and Young Adults

This training is A Comprehensive Introduction to Psychological Trauma for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Professionals. It training is designed to support individual and organizational efforts to provide trauma informed care. While this training was developed specifically for substance use... read more

Tags: CEU, Evidence-Based Practice, Trauma

We offer live and self-paced online courses through cutting-edge, easy-to-use technology that engages learners in conversation with one another and expert instructors. Our live, instructor-led courses delve deeply into specific evidence-based and promising practices. We also offer flexible, self... read more

Tags: Co-occuring Disorders, CEU, Cross-system, Cultural Competence, Evidence-Based Practice, LGBTQI, Motivational Interviewing, Opiates and Opioids, Trauma

Adolescent SBIRT Field Instructor and Preceptor Program. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends adolescent substance use screening and education as part of routine care, using the universal Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) process endorsed by the Substance... read more

Tags: SBIRT

The Opioid Use Disorder Education Program (OUDEP) is an accredited, free, online medical education program for the identification and management of opioid disorder. This program is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians and other healthcare professionals... read more

Tags: Opiates and Opioids

Misperceptions and the Misused Language of Addiction: Words Matter is the first in the Substance Use Disorder Webinar Series, presented by the National Network of Library of Medicine New England Region.

Despite recognition of addiction as a health condition, terminology used in both... read more

Tags: CEU, Cross-system, Ethics and Boundaries, Recovery

Connecting Resources to a Community in Need: Worcester Police Addiction Recovery (WPAR) Program is the second in the Substance Use Disorder Webinar Series, presented by the National Network of Library of Medicine New England Region.

Learn how to recognize the signs of substance use that... read more

Tags: CEU, Cross-system, Justice or Corrections, Opiates and Opioids, Recovery

Treating Opioid Use Disorder and Co-occurring Disorders is the third in the Substance Use Disorder Webinar Series, presented by the National Network of Library of Medicine New England Region.

Harm reduction is a public health strategy that was developed initially for adults with... read more

Tags: CEU, Evidence-Based Practice, Opiates and Opioids

In this 2-hour Prevention SustainAbilities: Understanding the Basics course, you will explore what sustainability looks like in the context of substance misuse prevention—and how to prepare for sustainability planning in your community.

Tags: Prevention

In this 5-hour Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention course, you will learn about the history of prevention, key concepts and definitions, and specific drug effects—and get a glimpse of the effects of substance use and addiction on the brain.

Tags: Prevention

In this 2-hour Making the Most of Key Informant Interviews course, you will learn how to plan and conduct key informant interviews that produce the valuable information you need to inform your prevention efforts.

Tags: Prevention

This 75 minute Men, Gender, and Trauma training will help substance use disorder and other treatment professionals understand how men’s socialization as men can interfere with recovery from substance use and other disorders.  Specific techniques are presented for working with men to... read more

Tags: CEU, Cultural Competence, Trauma

AlliesinRecovery.net puts together the best of what science and psychology offer when a family struggles with the drug or alcohol problems of a loved one. The CRAFT method has been carefully studied in 6 clinical trials and is the most effective approach of its kind for helping families to... read more

Tags: Evidence-Based Practice

This course provides information about the opioid epidemic and how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. It includes practical, step-by-step guidance for performing rescue breathing and administering Narcan (naloxone).

Tags: Opiates and Opioids

The ATTC Educational Packages For Opioid Use Disorders provide training curricula and slides, online courses, recorded webinars, toolkits, and other resources related to working with people experiencing opioid use problems.

Tags: CEU, Evidence-Based Practice, Opiates and Opioids

This 3-module training program for medical prescribers will address opioid use and opioid use disorder in pregnancy. During pregnancy medical providers must respond to women’s pain management and behavioral health needs while minimizing potential risks to the fetus, and this balance is further... read more

Tags: CEU, Healthcare Integration, Opiates and Opioids

CDC’s MMWR and Medscape are proud to introduce a new FREE continuing education (CE) activity. The goal is to inform clinicians of overdose death rates among U.S. women aged 30–64 years during 1999–2017, overall and by drug subcategories, and clinical implications for members of the health care... read more

Tags: CEU

SBIRT is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs. Coupled with “motivational interviewing,” in which the clinician partners with the client to make decisions about the client’s care, SBIRT is... read more

Tags: CEU, Evidence-Based Practice, SBIRT

EMO Health provides medication management support by addiction pharmacists to SUD treatment provider organizations across MA. Our team of healthcare professionals, risk managers, and trainers is dedicated to implementing innovative solutions that engage, empower, and transform our community.

Tags: Business Operations, Co-occuring Disorders, Healthcare Integration