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 46 trainings.

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

Training Description: During this workshop we will share multimedia prompts (music, videos, images) that can be used to facilitate discussions with Black youth about the intersection of trauma, race (racism) and substance use. 

Hip-hop music often incorporates references to... read more

Date: Dec 2 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Tags: Cultural Competence, Trauma, 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.
Dec 13 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Dec 14 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Cross-system

Description: 

This training provides an overview of marijuana and current trends in use among youth.  We will review research to date on marijuana and the teenage brain, perceived benefits, short-term vs. long-term effects of use, and facts about marijuana and addiction/... read more

Date: Dec 15 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Youth and Young Adults

Description:
This course reviews the impact of vicarious trauma, countertransference, and compassion fatigue on the burnout process. The training content will assist the participant in identifying the signs and symptoms of each as well as the difference in impact between direct trauma and... read more

Date: Dec 7 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Trauma

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: Dec 3 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Ethics and Boundaries, Youth and Young Adults

Description: This training will review what trauma is and how the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study has informed our knowledge about trauma. We will examine the complex interaction of trauma and tobacco use. How does smoking affect a person with a history of trauma? What function... read more

Date: Dec 13 2021 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Tags: Tobacco Education and Treatment, Trauma

Training Description:

This training focuses on ways to engage and support family members caring for youth and young adults with substance use disorders. Topics covered include: understanding parental challenges, reframing addiction as a chronic family disease, and identifying family... read more

Date: Dec 2 2021 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Tags: Evidence-Based Practice, Youth and Young Adults

A trauma informed environment feels safe and welcoming to everyone. The way that staff members treat each other affects that environment and the people being served.  Supervision should model the characteristics of a healthy empowering relationship so that staff members can develop similar... read more

Date: Dec 7 2021 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Tags: Supervision, Trauma

Description: This training will review what trauma is and how the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study has informed our knowledge about trauma. We will examine the complex interaction of trauma and tobacco use. How does smoking affect a person with a history of trauma? What function... read more

Date: Dec 13 2021 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Tags: Tobacco Education and Treatment, Trauma

Please note admission into this training will close at 9:15am each day due to the interactiveness of the training.

You will need to be present and active during the entirety of the two days. Please be sure to have available a computer with a working microphone and camera.

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Date:
Repeats every day 2 times.
Dec 1 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Dec 2 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tags: Racial Equity

Training Description:

This 3-hour training is designed for beginning to mid-level experienced clinicians (Social workers, LMHC’s, etc.), Recovery Specialists, LDACs, CADACs, Recovery Coaches as well as direct care staff to improve their skills concerning their work with youth, young... read more

Date: Dec 16 2021 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Tags: Trauma, Youth and Young Adults

Training Description:

This training focuses on using trauma-informed principles within the milieu or work setting, to enhance safe interactions with clients and effectively support clients exhibiting escalation behaviors.

Participants will focus on using empathy for clients... read more

Date: Dec 15 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tags: Trauma, Youth and Young Adults

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 2 times.
Dec 6 2021 - 9:00am to 11:45am, Dec 7 2021 - 9:00am to 11:45am
Tags: Addictions 101 for Recovery Coaches

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 moving... read more

Date: Dec 13 2021 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tags: Cultural Competency for Recovery Coaches

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 experiences on... read more

Date: Dec 14 2021 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tags: Mental Wellness and Recovery Coaching

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 pathway... read more

Date:
Repeats every day 2 times.
Dec 16 2021 - 9:00am to 12:15pm, Dec 17 2021 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tags: Multiple Pathways of Recovery

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 person... read more

Date: Dec 20 2021 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tags: Motivational Interviewing for Recovery Coaches

According to the website, www.nicotine-anonymous.org, “Nicotine Anonymous (NicA) is a non-profit 12-step fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives… The primary purpose of Nicotine Anonymous is to help all those who would like to cease using tobacco and nicotine... read more

Date: Dec 21 2021 - 12:00pm
Tags: Tobacco Education and Treatment

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