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 37 trainings.

Due to the unique nature of the Recovery Coach Role, making ethical decisions is a critical part of the everyday. The CCAR Ethical Considerations workshop allows for the participant to explore different ethical challenges that may come up during the workday while guiding the participant through... read more

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Repeats every day until Tue Jun 15 2021.
Jun 14 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Jun 15 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Tags: Recovery, Recovery Coach Learning Community, Recovery Trainings, Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches

Due to the unique nature of the Recovery Coach Role, making ethical decisions is a critical part of the everyday. The CCAR Ethical Considerations workshop allows for the participant to explore different ethical challenges that may come up during the workday while guiding the participant through... read more

Date: Jun 21 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Tags: Recovery, Recovery Coach Learning Community, Recovery Trainings, Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches

The need for specialized treatment for LGBTQ+ individuals was first addressed in 1979 at the Rutgers Summer School on Alcoholism, which led to the founding of NALGAP: The Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies. The co-founders of NALGAP will... read more

Date: Jun 18 2021 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Tags: LGBTQI

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth are consistently marginalized and as a result are at greater risk of alcohol misuse. This workshop will identify the unique challenges LGBTQ youth face, address indicators that lead LGBTQ youth to misuse alcohol, strategies... read more

Date: Jul 16 2021 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Tags: LGBTQI, Youth and Young Adults

Despite being at increased risk for developing substance use disorders and other mental health issues, LGBTQ2S+ Native American clients are little studied in the clinical literature. This deficit in awareness and care considerations can lead to significant gaps in care for this priority... read more

Date: Aug 20 2021 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Tags: Cultural Competence, LGBTQI

Within our westernized society, issues affecting LGBTQIA+ community are garnering public recognition and attention. Despite the current relevance of the LGBTIA+ community in current media, effective culturally responsive treatment approaches and tools are lacking in the diversity of modalities... read more

Date: Sep 17 2021 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Tags: LGBTQI

Description:
The presentation is designed to provide an overview of the development of medication assisted therapies, including historical and social contexts in relation to how MAT’s support the Harm Reduction approach to treatment of Substance Use Disorders including but not limited to... read more

Date: Jun 17 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Opiates and Opioids

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

This 3-hour training is aimed at direct-care staff, mid- to advanced level experienced clinicians and administrators to improve their skills in working with children and adolescents by defining, exploring and enhancing their knowledge of professional ethic and boundaries. 

The core... read more

Date: Jun 22 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Ethics and Boundaries

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

Date:
Repeats every day 2 times.
Jun 24 2021 - 9:00am to 12:15pm, Jun 25 2021 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tags: Ethics and Boundaries, Recovery, Recovery Coach Learning Community, Recovery Trainings, Ethics for Recovery Coaching

Description: The training team will present an interactive program that integrates best practices and principles regarding training for cultural humility (Fisher-Bourne, Cain and Martin, 2015; Betancourt, Green and Carrillo, 2016), while communicating essential knowledge and nuanced... read more

Date: Jun 25 2021 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Tags: Cultural Competence

Join the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the New England Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (New England MHTTC) on a journey toward culturally responsive and humble practices with diverse individuals and communities in Massachusetts.

Call to Action: The COVID-19... read more

Date: Jun 24 2021 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Tags: Cross-system, Cultural Competence, Racial Equity

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