Virtual: Ethical Issues with Professional Boundaries: Therapeutic Use of Self-Reflective Practice in Your Work with Clients

Sponsor: NHADACA PRESENTATION: This presentation will provide participants with the ability to examine their use of reflective practice skills in order to maximize desired outcomes in their work with clients.  An in-depth review of professional boundaries as they relate to the NASW: National Association of Social Workers and the NAADAC: The Association for Addiction Professionals/NCCAP: The National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals codes of ethics; federal and state laws as well as clinical best practices. … Read more »

Confidentiality: Updates with 42CFR Part 2 & HIPAA for Clinicians

Sponsor: NHADACA PRESENTATION: Changes in confidentiality regulations and a changing healthcare landscape demanding increase integration of behavioral and physical healthcare make it critical for substance use disorder and mental health practitioners to have a firm grasp of the rules and laws that govern their practice in order to ensure the confidentiality and privacy of the clients they serve.  Managed care, duty to warn issues, mandated reporting, the growing number of mandated clients, the increase in integrated healthcare… Read more »

HIV Trends & Treatment

Sponsor: NHADACA PRESENTATION:  This training is designed for the SUD professional to meet the 6-hour minimum HIV/AIDS training requirement for both the MLADC/LADC, CRSW and CPS credentials. The goals of this workshop are to: increase knowledge about HIV progression and treatment, increase understanding about NH HIV/AIDS EPI profile, and increase awareness of the correlation between HIV/STD/HEP (A, B&C) and TB. The workshop will also address the utilization of Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in… Read more »

Virtual: Enhancing Motivation, MAT Adherence & Retention with Routine Use of Contingency Management

Sponsor: NHADACA PRESENTATION:  Contingency Management (CM) is the best-researched, most effective — yet least utilized — treatment innovation in addiction. After a half-century of research, clinicians still have numerous concerns: ethics (is it enabling to pay patients money?), resources (where will the money come from?), testing (frequent and visually witnessed drug testing?), & management (who will do the intricate accounting?). Technology can surmount each of these obstacles, with the added plus of patient engagement &… Read more »

Hybrid: LADC/MLADC Administrative Rules Overview

Sponsor: NHADACA This training will be hybrid. Please choose virtual or in-person when registering* PRESENTATION:  This 2-hour workshop will provide an overview of the Alc 300 rules adopted by the NH Board of Licensing for Alcohol & Other Drug Use Professionals in October 2016 as well as the Alc400 rules adopted in July 2018.  The 300 rules describe the initial licensure requirements for LADCs and MLADCs and the 400 rules described the re-licensure and supervisor/supervision requirements. … Read more »

Virtual: Connect Suicide Prevention for Behavioral Health Clinicians

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION:  Mental health and substance use clinicians play a key role in assessing and managing safety with individuals at risk for suicide. Integrating evidence-based strategies, the Connect Suicide Prevention program utilizes a unique community-based, public health approach to increase the competence of substance use and mental health providers in identifying and assessing suicide risk and working with individuals to achieve and sustain recovery and resiliency.  This Connect… Read more »

The 12 Core Functions of a Substance Use Counselor

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: This training includes a comprehensive and detailed study of application both in documentation and treatment of the 12 Core Functions of a Substance Use Counselor. Emphasis will be on the 12 core functions, the assessments BPS and ASI, entry level diagnosis, SMART treatment planning, and exceptions to confidentiality. This course is designed to give participants a solid understanding of the 12 Core Functions and the 46 Global Criteria… Read more »

HIV Update for Substance Use Professionals

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: This one-day training is geared toward substance use professionals and will provide participants with basic and updated information about HIV other STDs. This includes risk factors, modes of transmission, signs and symptoms, prevention, the relationship between HIV and other STDs. Updated information on mother-to-child transmission and prevention and an overview of the epidemic is also covered. At the end of this workshop, participants will: Increase knowledge level… Read more »

Sexual Health in the Syndemic: Addressing HIV, Hep C and STIs in the Context of Addiction

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association A 3-Hour Training Event with David de Gijsel, MD, MSc, MPH, Antonia Altomare, DO, MPH, Erin Miers, PsyD, Solomon Hallal, MA, LICSW, and 2 guest panelists To register click here PRESENTATIONS: Ending the Syndemic with David de Gijsel, MD, MSc, MPH. (10am- 10:45am) This presentation will review data on the ongoing syndemic of addiction, hepatitis C, HIV and sexually transmitted infections and examine its root causes…. Read more »

Virtual: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Substance Use

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association A 3 hour training with Joseph Zannella  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… Read more »