Virtual: Advanced Clinical Workshop in Motivational Interviewing

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association A 10 Hour Training with Scott Boyles July 8 & 9, 2021 8:30 am -3:00pm (daily) PRESENTATION: This 2-day Advanced Clinical Workshop in Motivational Interviewing is designed for people who have previously attended an introductory MI workshop. The goal of this workshop is to consolidate learning, build on existing skills and increase understanding of using motivational interviewing in practice.  As a result of this training participants… Read more »

Virtual: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Substance Use

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: This web based training is designed to specifically address how to utilize CBT principals and techniques when addressing a Substance using client.  The course content is intended to advance your understanding of CBT and its utility in treating substance use and addictions. Specific problems and issues that arise from applying CBT in treating substance abusers will be addressed. The importance of aftercare and recovery planning will be covered as well.  As a result… Read more »

Virtual: Ethical and Practical Considerations for Recovery Support Workers in a Variety of Clinical and Non-Clinical Settings

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: The emergence of Peer Recovery Support Services has brought a new dimension to the dynamics of helping people recover from substance use disorders and the personal, family and social devastation that comes along with it.  Recovery Community Organizations have provided individuals seeking a path to recovery that works for them with a safe, understanding and welcoming place to begin and / or sustain that search. … Read more »

Virtual: Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) Performance Domains

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: The goal of this workshop is to introduce attendees to the performance domains of the CRSW credential: Ethical Responsibility, Advocacy, Mentoring & Education, Recovery & Wellness Support.  Information will be specific to peer support and working with individuals with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders in a supportive way.  Participants will understand the scope of service that CRSWs are able to provide, the variety of… Read more »

Virtual: Time for Action: Trauma Responsive Engagement

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: Trauma responsive practice implies a working knowledge of not only what signs and symptoms exist with trauma but also, how trauma impacts brain function, coping, and client well- being. This session will provide an overview of trauma impact and explore opportunities of engagement and support. As a result of this training participants will be able to: Review the neurobiological response and impact of trauma; Understand the impact… Read more »

Virtual: Art & Science of Peer Assisted Recovery

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION:   This 30-hour, evidence-informed, highly interactive training for persons interested in providing recovery coaching services in a variety of service settings, is authored by several NH-based and national thought leaders in the field of peer-based recovery support services. Concepts and competencies addressed include: recovery-oriented systems of care; multiple pathways of recovery; harm reduction; and peer recovery supports ethics.  The content also includes boundary management; Motivational Interviewing; social… Read more »

NatCon21

Sponsor: National Council for Behavioral Health Join us for NatCon21 from May 3-5, the largest mental health and addiction recovery conference in the world and your path to practice improvement. What can you expect? For starters, three days of high-quality content and industry-leading learning. We’re not just covering the topics that matter to you – we’re delivering the tools you need to tackle today’s challenges. This is your opportunity to boost your knowledge base and… Read more »

Webinar Registration for “An Exploration of Substance Use Fundamentals & Youth Perspective on the Impacts of COVID-19”

Sponsor: National Council for Behavioral Health A national assessment of 600 youth, ages 13-18, conducted in January 2021 found that 78% of youth felt the COVID-19 pandemic has increased stress for them and their family and 69% reported increased feelings of loneliness. Nearly a quarter of the respondents reported that accessing substances was easy or very easy during the pandemic. These impacts are not limited to the time of the current public health crisis/pandemic but… Read more »

VIRTUAL – 52nd New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies (740-314)

Sponsor: AdCare Educational Institute of New England The New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies, often called Summer School, is a 5-day intensive learning experience to further knowledge, skills, and experience in the field of substance use disorder services. Each year, participants from many disciplines come together to form a unique, diverse learning community.  In order to safely meet your continuing education needs this summer, we are pleased to take the 52nd Summer School learning community… Read more »

Childhood Lead Poisoning in NH: What Pediatric Providers Need to Know

Sponsor: North Country Health Consortium AUDIENCE: Physicians, APRNs, PAs, RNs, LPNs, MAs WHAT: This Childhood Lead Poisoning education for Pediatric Providers will cover the following. Each year, over 650 children in New Hampshire are poisoned by lead and experience blood lead levels known to impair academic performance and cause behavior challenges. Lead exposure has a significant negative impact on cognitive ability, speech and language, hearing, visual-spatial skills, attention, impulse control, social behaviors, emotional regulation, and… Read more »