Project SUCCESS

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Counselors Association A 18-hour training with Ellen Morehouse, LCSW, CASAC, CPP September 27, 28 & 29, 2021 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., daily PRESENTATION:  Project SUCCESS (Schools Using Coordinated Community Efforts to Strengthen Students) is a highly rated  school-based program to prevent and reduce substance use among secondary school adolescents, by providing a full range (universal, selective and indicated) of substance use prevention strategies.   These include a prevention education series, school wide awareness activities, individual… Read more »

29th New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Services

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association In order to meet your continuing education needs and ensure that this program will happen, we are pleased to take the 29th Annual Best Practices School learning community online for the second year: August 23, 2021—August 27, 2021 This popular five-day late summer event gives addiction and behavioral health professionals the opportunity for in-depth study in areas of special interest. The program includes advanced clinical and administrative skilled-based… Read more »

Fostering a Trauma Responsive School

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association To register click here A 6-hour training with Tana Bridge, PhD, LMSW, CTC~S  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 and the individual’s well-being. Participants will expand their understanding of complex trauma (ACES) and its impacts on coping and learning. Principles of trauma informed practice and opportunities for school-based intervention… Read more »

Harm Reduction and Trauma-Informed Care in the Treatment of Infectious Disease

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association To register click here A 3-Hour Training Event with David de Gijsel, MD, MSc, MPH, Antonia Altomare, DO, MPH, Erin Miers, PsyD, Solomon Hallal, MA, LICSW, Dr. Anais Ovalle, and 2 guest panelists PRESENTATIONS: Simplified Hepatitis C Treatment- Treat All, Cure All with David de Gijsel, MD, MSc, MPH. (10am-10:45am) Treatment of hepatitis C has been simplified and guidelines recommend treating everyone. Treatment of people who use drugs has been… Read more »

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

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association To register click here 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 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. Will… Read more »

Virtual: 42 CFR Part 2 vs. HIPAA: What Substance Use Providers Need To Know

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association To register click here A 3 hour training event with Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC PRESENTATION:  Substance Use Providers need to abide by two different sets of federal regulations, 42 CFR Part 2 and HIPAA.  The regulations however, vary and at times disagree.  This session will provide an overview of both regulations and how they differ.  Participants will discuss these differences both in theory and practice so that new… Read more »

Virtual: NH Impaired Driver Care Management Program & DWI Law Overview

Sponsor: North Country Health Consortium/ Northern NH Area Health Education Center and the NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association A 4.5 hour training with John Gasaway, Esq.; Karen Estey, CRSW; Susan Conboy, LADC, LCS and  Bruce Blaney PRESENTATION:   This training is designed as a refresher to those individuals working in the various roles at an Impaired Driver Management Program (IDCMP). For the first part of the program NH Department of Safety Attorney John Gasaway… Read more »

Telehealth for Substance Use Disorders and Considerations for Rural Regions

Sponsor: Center on Rural Addiction University of Vermont To register click here Please join us on Wednesday, August 4th from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time for a UVM CORA Community Rounds Workshop series session, “Telehealth for Substance Use Disorders and Considerations for Rural Regions,” with Allison Lin, MD MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Addiction Center, Ann Arbor, MI. This presentation will focus on optimizing patient and clinician experiences with… Read more »

New Hampshire Behavioral Health Summit 2021

The New Hampshire Behavioral Health Summit is the exclusive statewide event in NH for behavioral healthcare providers and organizations, including mental health and substance use disorders. There is no better opportunity for companies to gain access to a many professionals. The Summit: ​Provides opportunities for policy makers to interact with service providers to foster information sharing ​​Provides educational opportunities that address the behavioral health policy and service needs of children and adolescents, adults, and the elderly… Read more »

The 12 Core Functions of a Substance Use Counselor

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association This event is tentatively scheduled to be in-person. We reserve the right to switch to virtual based on CDC advisories and best practices. 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… Read more »