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 »

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 »

Virtual: LADC/MLADC Administrative Rules Overview

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association 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.  Initial and re-licensure requirements will… Read more »

Virtual: Effects of Opioids Use on the Human Brain

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION:  The opioid epidemic has had devastating consequences on families across New Hampshire. The opioid overdose death rate doubled between 2011 and 2015 and has remained at that level since. For individuals still battling opioid use disorder, the effects on the brain are long lasting and difficult to overcome. The purpose of this training is to first understand normal physiology of the brain’s reward circuit in order… Read more »

Virtual: Co-Occurring Disorders: When Its More Than Dual Diagnosis

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: This web based training is designed to address clients with multiple diagnoses, especially those who are clients that have a substance use disorder.  The course content is intended to advance your understanding of diagnosing and treatment, and what specific problems and issues arise from multiple diagnoses and misdiagnosis. Examples of diagnostic tools will be covered, as well as aftercare issues and ideas for improving outcomes.  As a… Read more »

Virtual: Recovery Coach Boot Camp

Sponsored by North Country Health Consortium and New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION:   This training will address substance use disorder as a chronic disease process, identifying appropriate language for professionals to use in order to help reduce barriers and stigma that may be voiced.  Currently there is a diversity of understanding amongst health care professionals often with a lack of understanding on best practices in language and available resources.  This lack of… Read more »

Clinical and Public Health Approaches to the Overdose Crisis

Sponsor: Providers Clinical Support System recorded webinar available February 5, 2021 to February 5, 2024 Presenter(s): Alexander Walley, MD, Boston Medical College Target Audience: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, pharmacists, social workers and healthcare teams. Webinar Description: The overdose crisis continues despite expanded and enhanced efforts to implement evidence-based practices, including overdose education and naloxone rescue kits, medication for opioid use disorder, and prescription opioid safety. While these evidence-based practices… Read more »

Quality Medical Care for People Who Use Drugs

Sponsor: Providers Clinical Support System Recorded webinar – January 2021 Presenter(s): Brad Finegood, MA, LMHC, Strategic Advisor, Public Health – Seattle & King County; Judith Tsui, MD, MPH, Physician, UW Medicine; Shireesha Dhanireddy, MD, Physician, UW Medicine; Richard Waters, MD, Physician, Site Medical Director – Housing & Street Outreach, Neighborcare Health Target Audience: This activity is designed to meet the needs of primary care physicians, specialty care physicians, allied professional staff, and program administrators. Webinar… Read more »

Buprenorphine Prescribing by Nurse Practitioners: Background, Barriers, Facilitators, and Future Directions

Sponsor: Providers Clinical Support System To view recorded session click here Presenter(s): Chandra Speight, PhD, RN, NP-C, CNE Assistant Professor, Department of Advanced Nursing Practice and Education in the College of Nursing at East Carolina University Target Audience: Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse midwives, physician assistants, and physicians, from novice to expert, in any field of practice, who are interesting in understanding factors affecting buprenorphine prescribing. The content will add to participants’ body of… Read more »