Virtual: Harm Reduction

A 1.5-hour training with Ryan Fowler, CRSW Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association Presentation: In response to the recent uptick in overdoses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, H2RC is working to enhance naloxone distribution in the region and is offering a new Overdose Prevention training for people who want to dispense naloxone, better support people who use drugs, or further their understanding of the overdose crisis. The goal of these trainings… Read more »

Motivational Interviewing – Practicing Skills for Behavior Change

Sponsor: North Country Health Consortium/ Northern NH Area Health Education Center in partnership with New Hampshire Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association A 3.75 hour remote live training with Noel Quinn, PhD. PRESENTATION: During this half day Motivational Interviewing training, Dr. Noel Quinn will briefly review Motivational Interviewing skills covered in the first session. Attendees will gain a more detailed understanding of MI fundamentals and OARS application. For the second half of the training, Dr. Quinn… Read more »

Outcomes Driven MOUD, Part III: Remission and Recovery

Sponsor: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Technical Assistance The MOUD Best Practices Webinar series takes a person-centered, outcomes-focused approach to presenting and discussing best practices in the use of medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD), starting with client engagement and initiation of MOUD, patient stabilization and retention in MOUD, and supporting recovery during MOUD. The focus of each presentation in the series will be on the application of best practices to meet your community’s… Read more »

Outcomes Driven MOUD, Part II: Stabilization and Retention

Sponsor: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Technical Assistance The MOUD Best Practices Webinar series takes a person-centered, outcomes-focused approach to presenting and discussing best practices in the use of medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD), starting with client engagement and initiation of MOUD, patient stabilization and retention in MOUD, and supporting recovery during MOUD. The focus of each presentation in the series will be on the application of best practices to meet your community’s… Read more »

ED Initiated Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder Webinar

Sponsor: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – TA This webinar will focus on the crucial role of the emergency department (ED) in recognizing and treating opioid use disorder (OUD) patients with evidence-based medications for addiction treatment. Gail D’Onofrio, MD, will discuss her pioneering work in creating the evidence for initiating ED buprenorphine treatment with ED patients presenting with opioid use disorder. Overall, the opioid epidemic intertwined with the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly escalated the need… Read more »

Re-Welcome Webinar: RCORP-Implementation I, Implementation II and MAT Expansion

Sponsor: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – TA In this re-welcome session, HRSA Project Officers will share reminders and updates about grant deliverables, the Evaluation Team will give updates, and Technical Expert Leads will discuss new and ongoing technical assistance available to Implementation I, Implementation II and MAT-Expansion grantees. To register click here

Office Hour with the National Clinician Consultation Center: Increasing Capacity to Integrate HIV, HCV, and SUD Treatment in Primary Care

Sponsor: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program The interplay between substance use, HIV, and hepatitis C virus (HCV) present unique challenges and opportunities for patients and their care team, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Having timely access to specialist support can help behavioral health and medical providers alike feel more confident in decision making and development of person-centered, evidence-based care plans. The HRSA-funded NCCC provides free, confidential, one-on-one teleconsultation to health care providers on… Read more »

Pathways & Perspectives on Stimulant Use Recovery

ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM September 20 & 21 | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM This virtual symposium, held over two days examines pathways and perspectives regarding stimulant and polysubstance use and recovery. There is no cost to attend! Contact hours and educational credit are available. Please see Continuing Education tab for details. Topics will include: Polysubstance Use and Harm Reduction: Effective Strategies & Techniques Neurobiology and Medical Impact of Stimulant Use Alcohol and Polysubstance Use TRUST:… Read more »

The 12 Core Functions of a Substance Use Counselor

Sponsor NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association A 6-hour training with Kelly Luedtke, MLADC 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… Read more »

Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) – 4 Day Training

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association A 31 hour (4-day  + Online Component ) training event with Marissa Carlson, MS, CPS and Julie Yerkes, MEd October 12, 13, 14, & 15, 2021 8:30am to 4:30pm (daily) The NH Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services  with SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT), invites you to register for the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST): Building Our Behavioral Health Workforce. This innovative training, combining… Read more »