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 73 trainings.

Training Description:

Substance use disorders are most often accompanied by a history of trauma and mental health disorders.  How can we promote recovery in all areas, especially when engaging with and treating youth and young adults?

This training examines the relationship... read more

Date: Jan 25 2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Co-occuring Disorders, Youth and Young Adults

February 14, 2022. 6 CEs. 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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... read more

Date: Feb 14 2022 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Tags: Recovery, Recovery Trainings

CEs towards recertification.
HIV/AIDS, Bloodborne Pathogens for Peer Recovery Coaches Training

Virtual training February 17, 2022; from 9:00AM to 4:30PM EST. Must attend the full-day training and be on screen.

This presentation will educate nonclinical workers on the risk of... read more

Date: Feb 17 2022 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Tags: Prevention, Recovery, Recovery Trainings, Elective Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Training Package "À LA CARTE"

Training 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:
Repeats every day 3 times.
Feb 7 2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm, Feb 8 2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm, Feb 9 2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

Training Description:

This training focuses on synthetic research chemicals that mimic popular substances of use, discusses their effects and side effects, and examines the various classes of synthetic drugs including synthetic cathinones, synthetic cannabinoids, and synthetic opioids.... read more

Date: Feb 3 2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

Training Description:

This presentation is designed to be an introduction for those that are interested in doing telehealth counseling and clinical supervisor. This presentation will provide a general overview of the process including some basic tools, techniques, confidentiality... read more

Date: Jan 26 2022 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Tags: Evidence-Based Practice

Description: This advanced training is designed for those in the field of substance addiction prevention, treatment and recovery who have already completed basic diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) training. This training will provide tools for putting awareness into action. Participants... read more

Date:
Repeats every day 2 times.
Feb 23 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Feb 24 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Racial Equity

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

Date:
Repeats every week every Thursday and every Friday until Thu Jan 27 2022.
Jan 13 2022 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Jan 14 2022 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Jan 20 2022 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Jan 21 2022 - 9:00am to 1:30pm, Jan 27 2022 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Academy

Virtual* Beyond the Call: Recovery Wellness Theory, Practice and Healing for Front Line Workers and First Responders
Social unrest and political uncertainty, along with a global pandemic, have made for an enormous disconnection for communities worldwide experiencing great dissonance and... read more

Date:
Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday 2 times.
Jan 24 2022 - 9:00am to 12:15pm, Jan 25 2022 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tags: Ethics and Boundaries, Recovery, Recovery Trainings

This training is designed to provide participants with hands-on practical experience in providing trauma-informed care through interactive activities and problem-focused case examples. This training provides participants with practical experience in implementing interventions and techniques... read more

Date: Jan 25 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Tags: Recovery, Trauma

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. What are professional boundaries, how do we... read more

Date: Feb 8 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Tags: Ethics for Recovery Coaching, Trauma

Participants in this training will explore the impact of the recent opioid crisis on substance use disorder treatment professionals and others on the front line of the crisis. Participants will be given the opportunity to share how the crisis has affected them and how they have coped.... read more

Date: Mar 15 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Tags: Self Care Training for the Caregiver, Trauma

A recovery-focused learning community is a group of people who come together with a shared goal of learning from each other:
• About recovery from substance use disorders and from trauma
• How to use the skills and information we gain to help others move toward recovery from a... read more

Date: Feb 1 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Tags: Recovery, Trauma

A recovery-focused learning community is a group of people who come together with a shared goal of learning from each other:
• About recovery from substance use disorders and from trauma
• How to use the skills and information we gain to help others move toward recovery from a... read more

Date: Feb 15 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Tags: Ethics and Boundaries, Trauma

A recovery-focused learning community is a group of people who come together with a shared goal of learning from each other:
• About recovery from substance use disorders and from trauma
• How to use the skills and information we gain to help others move toward recovery from a... read more

Date: Mar 22 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Tags: Self Care Training for the Caregiver, Trauma

Training Description:

This two-part workshop offers participants seven proven strategies to rapidly improve the kind of problems in treatment agencies that discourage staff and unnecessarily complicate the road to recovery.  We combine theory with practice and examples from... read more

Date:
Repeats every week 2 times.
Jan 21 2022 - 9:00am to 11:30am, Jan 28 2022 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Tags: Business Operations

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: Jan 28 2022 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Tags: Cultural Competence

Training Description:

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 youth and young adults by defining, exploring, and enhancing their knowledge of the components of creating... read more

Date: Jan 27 2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Training Description:

This training focuses on synthetic research chemicals that mimic popular substances of use, discusses their effects and side effects, and examines the various classes of synthetic drugs including synthetic cathinones, synthetic cannabinoids, and synthetic opioids.... read more

Date: Feb 3 2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Tobacco Education and Treatment, Youth and Young Adults

This orientation training will answer the following questions:

What am I supposed to be doing in my role as TEC?
Am I in charge of making people quit smoking?
What are BSAS program requirements for addressing tobacco/nicotine use, including e-cigarettes?
Why address... read more

Date: Feb 8 2022 - 2:00pm
Tags: Tobacco Education and Treatment

This orientation training will answer the following questions:

What am I supposed to be doing in my role as TEC?
Am I in charge of making people quit smoking?
What are BSAS program requirements for addressing tobacco/nicotine use, including e-cigarettes?
Why address... read more

Date: Feb 17 2022 - 10:00am
Tags: Tobacco Education and Treatment

This orientation training will answer the following questions:

What am I supposed to be doing in my role as TEC?
Am I in charge of making people quit smoking?
What are BSAS program requirements for addressing tobacco/nicotine use, including e-cigarettes?
Why address... read more

Date: Feb 28 2022 - 10:00am
Tags: Tobacco Education and Treatment

Training Description:

Mind-altering drugs, addictive behaviors, and mental health illnesses have profound effects on brain structure and function. 

While addiction and other mental health disorders have autonomous lives of their own, the development, course, and outcome of... read more

Date: Feb 7 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tags: Co-occuring Disorders

This training is designed to provide participants with information on the impacts of racial trauma, ways to promote equity in therapeutic environments, and how to support healing in treatment. The training emphasizes that developing safety and addressing racial trauma is an ongoing practice that... read more

Date: Jan 25 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Tags: Racial Equity, Trauma

Training 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:
Repeats every 2 days 2 times.
Feb 7 2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm, Feb 9 2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Trauma, Youth and Young Adults

Training Description:

Participants will learn about the school to prison pipeline and its operation in Massachusetts. 

This will include an overview of how school discipline policies and school based arrests drive students from the classroom into the juvenile and criminal... read more

Date: Feb 9 2022 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Tags: Racial Equity, Youth and Young Adults

Training Description: For Providers and other Stakeholders, DCF can be a complicated system to understand. This training will provide an introduction to some of the laws, policies and procedures that guide the work of child welfare, including:

Mandated Reporter obligations What... read more
Date: Jan 24 2022 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Tags: Cross-system, Youth and Young Adults

Training Description:

Most human service agencies serve clients who have experienced trauma. However, most front-line staff are not clinically trained to respond to the trauma experienced by clients, and are often left feeling helpless when clients share their experiences. 

... read more

Date: Feb 15 2022 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Tags: Trauma

Training Description:

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... read more

Date: Feb 17 2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Ethics and Boundaries, Youth and Young Adults

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:
Repeats every day 2 times.
Feb 2 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Feb 3 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Racial Equity

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.


... read more

Date:
Repeats every day 2 times.
Feb 22 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Feb 23 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Trauma

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:
Repeats every day 2 times.
Feb 16 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Feb 17 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Racial Equity

Training Description:

This training will focus on complex ethical cases in both individual and group treatment modalities. The goal will be to "think ethically" using the principles of professional codes of ethics in more complicated situations. 

This class will be highly... read more

Date: Feb 25 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Ethics and Boundaries

Training Description:

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client-centered, evidenced-based method for engaging clients in a self-examination of the issues they face, and creation of motivation to change by exploring and resolving ambivalence. It is being used with considerable success... read more

Date: Feb 28 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Motivational Interviewing

Training Description:

This training will focus on complex ethical cases in both individual and group treatment modalities. The goal will be to "think ethically" using the principles of professional codes of ethics in more complicated situations. 

This class will be highly... read more

Date: Mar 2 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Co-occuring Disorders

Virtual* Addictions 101 for Recovery Coaching

Addiction has unfortunately become a household word in the news and millions of households across the United States. The standard disease model of addiction has become the most commonly adapted understanding, as the government’s solution to... read more

Date:
Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday 2 times.
Feb 3 2022 - 9:00am to 11:45am, Feb 4 2022 - 9:00am to 11:45am
Tags: Recovery, Recovery Trainings, Addictions 101 for Recovery Coaches

Virtual* Exploring Cultural Competency for Coaching Recovery

Food & drink might be the first thing thought of when culture is spoken of, and in today’s workshop they take a backseat. In sculpting a culture of recovery for oneself and our community, one must create awareness of all the... read more

Date: Feb 10 2022 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tags: Cultural Competence, Recovery, Recovery Trainings, Cultural Competency for Recovery Coaches

Virtual* Mental Wellness & Coaching Recovery

Presently, 1 out of 5 adults in the United States experiences some form of Mental Health challenge. About a quarter of those individuals also experience challenges with substance use. Recovery Coaches come across individuals with such... read more

Date: Feb 11 2022 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tags: Recovery, Recovery Trainings, Mental Wellness and Recovery Coaching

Virtual* Motivational Interviewing for Coaching Recovery

In the age of “you are in recovery when you say you are,” discovering a new identity will take a humane approach, allowing for the individual to take action on his/her own terms. Motivational Interviewing allows for the use of a... read more

Date: Feb 17 2022 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tags: Motivational Interviewing, Recovery, Recovery Trainings

Training Description:

This training is aimed at Community Partners who engage, at any level, with someone with Substance Use Disorder and who is seeking to better understand the disease and the grueling process of recovery. 

Participants will be introduced to SUD disease... read more

Date:
Repeats every day 2 times.
Mar 8 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Mar 9 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Recovery

Description: People with substance use disorders face many comorbidities that can further complicate their disease. This webinar will look specifically at two of those comorbidities, tobacco/nicotine use and infectious disease, and will explore the relationship between them. 

... read more

Date: Feb 10 2022 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tags: Tobacco Education and Treatment

Training Description:

Participants will gain an understanding of “multi-System” youth who are involved with both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

This includes an analysis of factors that lead to these youth being among the most vulnerable in our state with a... read more

Date: Mar 16 2022 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Tags: Justice or Corrections, Youth and Young Adults

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.
Mar 16 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Mar 17 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Cross-system

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

Date:
Repeats every day 2 times.
Feb 24 2022 - 9:00am to 12:15pm, Feb 25 2022 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tags: Multiple Pathways of Recovery

Virtual* Ethics for the Recovery Workforce
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... read more

Date:
Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday 2 times.
Feb 28 2022 - 9:00am to 12:15pm, Mar 1 2022 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tags: Ethics and Boundaries, Ethics for Recovery Coaching

Substance use disorders are most often accompanied by a history of trauma and mental health disorders.  How can we promote recovery in all areas, especially when engaging with and treating youth and young adults?

 

This... read more

Date: Jan 24 2022 - 9:30am
Tags: Co-occuring Disorders, Recovery, Trauma

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

IHR’s On-PAR Online Training can assist behavioral health programs and service providers to treat tobacco/nicotine dependence on par with other substance use disorders.

 

IHR’s On-PAR Online Training addresses specific practice/treatment barriers and challenges to integration and... read more

Tags: CEU, Recovery, Tobacco Education and Treatment

IHR’s Smoke-Free Families Online Training can assist counselors and other staff working with families in a variety of settings to better understand the risks of secondhand smoke (SHS) and thirdhand smoke (THS) exposure, as well as exposure to aerosol from e-cigarettes and other electronic... read more

Tags: Tobacco Education and Treatment