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.

Please see this link for an application: http://www.cvent.com/d/nhqnj7

The Recovery Coach Academy is a 5-day intensive training academy focusing on providing individuals with the skills needed to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term... read more

Date: Apr 13 2020 - 8:30am to Apr 17 2020 - 4:30pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Academy

Please see this link for an application: http://www.cvent.com/d/zhqnjj

The Recovery Coach Academy is a 5-day intensive training academy focusing on providing individuals with the skills needed to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term... read more

Date: May 4 2020 - 8:30am to May 8 2020 - 4:30pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Academy

Please see this link for more information including registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/mhq7f3 

It is highly recommended that all Recovery Coaches register and attend this 2 1/2-day Ethical Considerations Training. This 2 1/2-day training will discuss ethical... read more

Date: Apr 27 2020 - 8:30am to Apr 29 2020 - 4:30pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches

Please see this link for more information including registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/zhq72k. 

It is highly recommended that all Recovery Coaches register and attend this 2 1/2-day Ethical Considerations Training. This 2 1/2-day training will discuss ethical considerations... read more

Date: May 18 2020 - 8:30am to May 20 2020 - 4:30pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches, Recovery Coach Training Package "À LA CARTE"

Please see this link for more information including registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/dhq720

This training is specific to Recovery Support Services.  
It is a requirement for the CARC (Certified Addiction Recovery Coach).

Description: 
Mental... read more

Date: May 20 2020 - 12:30pm to 4:15pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Other CARC (Certified Addictions Recovery Coach) Required Trainings, Mental Wellness and Recovery Coaching, Recovery Coach Training Package "À LA CARTE"

Please see this link for more information including registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/7hq721

DESCRIPTION: 

The 1/2 day workshop is designed to highlight and explore the needs of Recovery Coaches working with culturally diverse individuals, organizations, and... read more

Date: May 21 2020 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Other CARC (Certified Addictions Recovery Coach) Required Trainings, Cultural Competency for Recovery Coaches, Recovery Coach Training Package "À LA CARTE"

Please see this link for more information including registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/9hq722 

This training is specific to Recovery Support Services.  
It is a requirement for the CARC (Certified Addiction Recovery Coach).
Description:
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Date: May 21 2020 - 12:30pm to 4:15pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Other CARC (Certified Addictions Recovery Coach) Required Trainings, Motivational Interviewing for Recovery Coaches, Recovery Coach Training Package "À LA CARTE"

Please see this link for more information including registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/rhq72w 

This training is specific to Recovery Support Services.  
It is a requirement for the CARC (Certified Addiction Recovery Coach).

Description: 
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Date: May 22 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Other CARC (Certified Addictions Recovery Coach) Required Trainings, Addictions 101 for Recovery Coaches, Recovery Coach Training Package "À LA CARTE"

Please see this link for more information including an application: http://www.cvent.com/d/dhqnj8

Priority will be given to those supervisors who have taken Recovery Coach Academy prior to application for Recovery Coach Supervisor Professional Practice Training. 

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Date: Apr 17 2020 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Supervisors Professional Practice Training

The Recovery Coach Supervisors training scheduled on May 11th, 12th and June 16th has been cancelled.  

Please see this link for more information including an application: http://www.cvent.com/d/hhqnj8

Priority will be given to those supervisors who have taken... read more

Date: May 11 2020 - 8:30am to May 12 2020 - 4:30pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Supervisors Professional Practice Training

The Recovery Coach Supervisors training scheduled on May 11th, 12th and June 16th has been cancelled.  

Please see this link for more information including an application: http://www.cvent.com/d/hhqnj8

Priority will be given to those supervisors who have taken... read more

Date: Jun 16 2020 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Recovery Coach Supervisors Professional Practice Training

Please see this link for more information including registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/fhq7ns

Description:
The opportunity for those seeking recovery to craft a sustainable pathway that includes medication assistance can be enhanced with the support of a Recovery Coach. It is... read more

Date: Apr 8 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Elective Recovery Trainings, Medication Supported Recovery

Please see this link for more information including registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/hhq7n7

Description:
The opportunity for those seeking recovery to craft a sustainable pathway that includes medication assistance can be enhanced with the support of a Recovery Coach. It is... read more

Date: Apr 17 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, Elective Recovery Trainings, Medication Supported Recovery

Please see this link for more information including registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/fhq7hq

Ethics for Recovery Coaches offers participants unique opportunities to explore and define just what ethical practice means within the context of their work, as well as their varied work... read more

Date: Apr 15 2020 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, CARC Required Recertification Trainings, Ethics for Recovery Coaching

Please see this link for more information including registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/jhq7hf

Description: 

This full-day workshop provides a hands-on introduction and overview of numerous pathways of recovery. Including their history, organizing structure, rituals... read more

Date: Apr 16 2020 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Tags: Recovery Trainings, CARC Required Recertification Trainings, Multiple Pathways of Recovery
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Repeats every month on the second Tuesday 24 times.
Nov 12 2019 - 2:00pm, Dec 10 2019 - 2:00pm, Jan 14 2020 - 2:00pm, Feb 11 2020 - 2:00pm, Mar 10 2020 - 2:00pm, Apr 14 2020 - 2:00pm, May 12 2020 - 2:00pm, Jun 9 2020 - 2:00pm, Jul 14 2020 - 2:00pm, Aug 11 2020 - 2:00pm, Sep 8 2020 - 2:00pm, Oct 13 2020 - 2:00pm, Nov 10 2020 - 2:00pm, Dec 8 2020 - 2:00pm, Jan 12 2021 - 2:00pm, Feb 9 2021 - 2:00pm, Mar 9 2021 - 2:00pm, Apr 13 2021 - 2:00pm, May 11 2021 - 2:00pm, Jun 8 2021 - 2:00pm, Jul 13 2021 - 2:00pm, Aug 10 2021 - 2:00pm, Sep 14 2021 - 2:00pm, Oct 12 2021 - 2:00pm
Tags: Recovery

Non-ordinary states of consciousness (dreams, hypnosis, meditation, breath regulation) are a familiar aspect of psychotherapy. Recently, pharmaceutical psychedelics, such as MDMA, psilocybin, and ketamine, are being used in trials in the US and abroad to enhance psychotherapy for disorders such... read more

Date: May 1 2020 - 8:00am to May 2 2020 - 5:00pm
Tags: Co-occuring Disorders

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Building and Sustaining Hope: Reshaping the Conversation to Reduce Suicide

Date: May 13 2020 - 8:30am to May 14 2020 - 4:30pm
Tags: Co-occuring Disorders, Prevention

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The Women Recover Empowerment Conference will present new tools for providers to help women be empowered participants in their addiction treatment and recovery process. Autonomy, self-advocacy, and the reflective process will be featured topics in a day packed with panels,... read more

Date: Apr 16 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Tags: Recovery

Description:

Cognitive neuroscience, where psychology meets biology, has enabled us to clarify some of the biological bases for substance use and other addictive disorders.  This workshop will examine connections between the brain changes and psychological/emotional/behavioral... read more

Date: Apr 8 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Tags: CEU

Description:

Knowing how to intervene effectively when faced with critical moments in a group session will enhance the therapeutic experience for the group members and foster confidence in the group leader.  This six-hour workshop will explore the typical crises that arise in... read more

Date: Apr 3 2020 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Tags: Evidence-Based Practice

DESCRIPTION: 

This will be a full-day training.  Through use of case studies and didactic methods, participants will receive a basic comprehension of the child welfare lens and how the Department of Children and Families works.  Topics to be covered will include... read more

Date: Apr 2 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Tags: Cross-system, Youth and Young Adults


Modern Assistance and Umass Boston will host a two day series on a variety of topics intended to further educate those in the substance use and human  services fields. Attendees will gain a greater understanding of treatment and ... read more

Date: Apr 3 2020 - 8:00am to Apr 4 2020 - 5:00pm
Tags: Co-occuring Disorders, CEU, Cultural Competence, Trauma

Description:

Knowing how to intervene effectively when faced with critical moments in a group session will enhance the therapeutic experience for the group members and foster confidence in the group leader.  This six-hour workshop will explore the typical crises that arise in... read more

Date: Apr 3 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Tags: Evidence-Based Practice

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: Apr 22 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Tags: Co-occuring Disorders, Evidence-Based Practice

The New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies, commonly called Summer School, is a four-day intensive experience to further knowledge, skills, and experience in the field of substance use disorder services. The school is appropriate for all who recognize the impact of alcohol,... read more

Date: Jun 1 2020 - 9:00am to Jun 4 2020 - 4:30pm
Tags: Business Operations, Co-occuring Disorders, CEU, Cross-system, Evidence-Based Practice, Opiates and Opioids, Prevention, Recovery

Program Overview

This four-day event gives addiction and behavioral health professionals the opportunity to combine in-depth study of an area of special interest with the opportunity to learn in a beautiful, rejuvenating wilderness setting in Waterville Valley, NH. The program... read more

Date: Aug 24 2020 - 8:00am to Aug 27 2020 - 3:30pm
Tags: CEU, Evidence-Based Practice

DESCRIPTION: 
 
Grounding our work in why and how people change behaviors, this training will cover how the processes, spirit and skills of Motivational Interviewing all work together to support practitioners to have more helpful conversations about change. Upon completion,... read more

Date: May 6 2020 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Tags: Motivational Interviewing, SBIRT

Description: 

This 6-hour training is designed for beginning to mid-level experienced clinicians as well as direct care staff to improve their skills concerning their work with adolescents who struggle with a trauma history as well as substance use issues.

The core content... read more

Date: May 14 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Trauma, Youth and Young Adults

The human service workforce generally reflects higher rates of childhood adversity and trauma than other sectors. This can be an asset to organizations in that workers with lived experience are especially motivated to help others heal and become more resilient. To fully realize this potential,... read more

Date: Apr 9 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tags: Trauma

DESCRIPTION:
Praxis provides Opioid Overdose Prevention training to all Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services funded substance use disorder treatment programs. This 3-hour interactive training includes instruction, discussions, interactive activities, and naloxone... read more

Date: May 22 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tags: Opiates and Opioids, Prevention

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

Date: Apr 2 2020 - 9:00am to Apr 3 2020 - 4:00pm
Tags: Cultural Competence

Description:
  
Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. Harm reduction utilizes a wide range of techniques (e.g. safer use, managed use, or abstinence) to meet drug users “where they’re at.”... read more

Date: May 22 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tags: Prevention

Registration, agenda, fees and lodging information for this two-day event, coming this summer. Visit www.NEADCP.org for the latest information.

CEU’s and CLE’s to be awarded. Workshop sessions will include the following specialty courts: drug courts, veterans courts, DWI courts, mental... read more

Date: Nov 18 2020 - 9:00am to Nov 19 2020 - 4:00pm
Tags: Justice or Corrections

Description:

This 6-hour training is designed for beginning to mid-level experienced clinicians as well as direct care staff to improve their skills concerning their work with adolescents who struggle with a trauma history as well as substance use issues.

The core content... read more

Date: Apr 9 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Tags: Trauma, Youth and Young Adults

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: Apr 15 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Tags: Trauma, Youth and Young Adults

High in Plain Sight: Current Alcohol, Drug and Concealment Trends and Identifiers

Also known as the You Can’t Stop What You Don’t Know™ program is designed for:

Educators and school administration Prevention and treatment providers Law enforcement Counselors / Treatment... read more
Date: Apr 28 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Tags: Cross-system, Justice or Corrections, Prevention

Description: 

This training provides an overview of the disease of addiction, key issues to be aware of when working with youth struggling with substance use, and how best to support youth in recovery and their families. We will review key risk factors for the development of youth... read more

Date: May 15 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

Description: 

This training provides an overview of Motivational Interviewing (MI), an evidence-based counseling method to help people resolve ambivalent feelings in order to find the internal motivation they need to change behavior (e.g. engage in substance use treatment).

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Date: May 15 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tags: Motivational Interviewing, Youth and Young Adults

A conference for health and human service professionals presented by: 
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services
 
In cooperation with: 

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Community Health and... read more
Date: Jun 10 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Seniors and Older Adults

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

Date: Apr 2 2020 - 9:00am to Apr 3 2020 - 4:30pm
Tags: Cultural Competence

A drop-in session for recovery coaches to discuss coaching in the COVID-19 environment.

This drop-in session is for recovery coaches and peer advocates in the field of addiction to discuss how best to support recoverees/patients in the COVID-19 environment.

PLEASE NOTE: This... read more

Date:
Repeats every week 4 times.
Mar 25 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm, Apr 1 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm, Apr 8 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm, Apr 15 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tags: Recovery

Recovery Coach Drop in Forum: Coaching in the COVID-19 Environment

A drop-in session for recovery coaches to discuss coaching in the COVID-19 environment.

This drop-in session is for recovery coaches and peer advocates in the field of addiction to discuss how best to support... read more

Date:
Repeats every week 4 times.
Mar 30 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Apr 6 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Apr 13 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Apr 20 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Tags: Recovery

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, the Center for Excellence on Protected Health Information (CoE-PHI), the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers, and the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at the... read more

Date: Apr 1 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Tags: Technology

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, the Center for Excellence on Protected Health Information (CoE-PHI), the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers, and the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at the... read more

Date: Apr 7 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tags: Technology

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, the Center for Excellence on Protected Health Information (CoE-PHI), the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers, and the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at the... read more

Date: Apr 8 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Tags: Technology

elephone and videoconferencing methods in response to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.

The series will feature:

Live, one-hour sessions every week for at least 5 weeks via Zoom video conferencing (we may add more weeks based on demand!). Each session will include at least 45... read more
Date: Apr 14 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tags: Technology

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, the Center for Excellence on Protected Health Information (CoE-PHI), the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers, and the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at the... read more

Date: Apr 15 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Tags: Technology

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, the Center for Excellence on Protected Health Information (CoE-PHI), the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers, and the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at the... read more

Date: Apr 21 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Tags: Technology

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, the Center for Excellence on Protected Health Information (CoE-PHI), the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers, and the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at the... read more

Date: Apr 29 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tags: Technology

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 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: CEU, Co-occuring Disorders, 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

Developed by IHR with funding from the Dept. of Public Health, Bureau of Addiction Services.
Choose from several self-paced online trainings. 

Trauma Screening for Substance Use Providers A Comprehensive Introduction to Psychological Trauma Intimate Partner Violence in... read more