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.

The Conference on Trauma and Embodiment introduces participants to innovative, cutting edge, research-based applications of body-first interventions to understand and treat trauma in a wide variety of individuals and communities. Our keynote speeches are "Promoting Intersectional Disability... read more

Date: Apr 10 2021 - 8:00am to Apr 11 2021 - 1:00pm
Tags: CEU, Trauma

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.
Feb 1 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Feb 2 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Feb 3 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Feb 4 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Feb 5 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Motivational Interviewing, Recovery, Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Academy

This is a multisession series for organizations ready to take action in creating/enhancing their internal culture of equity.  HSF is bringing a multitude of voices to the table with a variety of engaging speakers including Ashley Coleman & Christina Gray from National Conference for... read more

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Feb 16 2021. Also includes Thu Feb 11 2021.
Jan 12 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm, Jan 19 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm, Jan 26 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm, Feb 2 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm, Feb 9 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm, Feb 11 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm, Feb 16 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tags: Business Operations, Cultural Competence, Racial Equity

Primary care clinicians face many challenges when addressing the complex needs of patients with chronic pain, substance use disorders or both. Over the last 10 months, the SARS-CoVID-2 pandemic has both increased and changed the challenges that healthcare providers face.
Massachusetts... read more

Date: Jan 28 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tags: Co-occuring Disorders, Evidence-Based Practice, Opiates and Opioids

Description: This training reviews fundamental concepts related to diversity, equity and inclusion for those new to the organization and for organizations just beginning to incorporate DEI principles to their mission.

Objectives:

Upon the conclusion of this training the... read more

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Repeats every day 2 times.
Feb 2 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Feb 3 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Racial Equity

This is a virtual ZOOM training, the ZOOM log-in information will be sent out as we approach the training date. 

Please thoroughly read through the Description section below, all participants are required to order a free hardcopy, or download a PDF, of the ... read more

Date: Jan 26 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tags: Tobacco Education and Treatment

The Recovery Coach Academy is a five-day intensive training that provides individuals with the skills needed to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term recovery from an addiction to alcohol or other drugs. This training is a fundamental component of... read more

Date: Feb 22 2021 - 10:00am to Feb 26 2021 - 2:00pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Academy

The Recovery Coach Academy is a five-day intensive training that provides individuals with the skills needed to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term recovery from an addiction to alcohol or other drugs. This training is a fundamental component of... read more

Date: Mar 22 2021 - 10:00am to Mar 26 2021 - 2:00pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Academy

Date: February 9th & 11th, 2021

Training: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm BOTH DAYS

You must attend both days to get the complete training and credits

The Institute for Health and Recovery (IHR) will be leading a series of regional trainings.  These trainings... read more

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Repeats every 2 days 2 times.
Feb 9 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm, Feb 11 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

The Institute for Health and Recovery (IHR) will be leading a series of regional trainings.  These trainings are open to DPH, Bureau of Substance Addiction providers as well as other youth serving agencies and departments. 

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING. PLEASE... read more

Date: Feb 2 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Prevention, Youth and Young Adults

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: Feb 19 2021 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Tags: Cultural Competence

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This 3-hour training is designed for beginning to mid-level experienced clinicians as well as direct care staff and administrators to raise their awareness to the benefits of understanding the impact of compassion fatigue on human service workers, and how creating... read more

Date: Feb 2 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Prevention

This is a virtual Zoom training, the Zoom details will be emailed out as we approach the training date. 

Improving Outcomes for Individuals, Families, and Programs by Modifying Approaches

Do any of your clients have challenges like these…?

Sporadic in follow... read more
Date: Feb 12 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tags: Business Operations, CEU

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