CT Statewide Grand Rounds: Opiate Use Disorder and HIV

Sponsor: New England AIDS Education and Training Center This is part of a series of seminars to providers on topics of interest and importance to the care and management of patients with HIV. A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event. Presenter: Sandy Springer, MD To register you will need to set up an account through the New England AIDS Education and Training Center. To access click here CME available

HIV, Harm Reduction, and Youth Engagement

Sponsor: National Alliance for HIV Education and Workforce Development This session is part of NAHEWD’s national webinar series Bridging HIV and SUD: Innovations in the Field. The series will highlight various innovative models and approaches to treating substance use disorder (SUD) in people at risk for and living with HIV. This training will provide an updated lens on the current state of HIV and substance use in the United States. We will discuss rates of… Read more »

Substance Use Disorders and Oral Health

Sponsor: National Alliance for HIV Education and Workforce Development This session is part of NAHEWD’s national webinar series Bridging HIV and SUD: Innovations in the Field. The series will highlight various innovative models and approaches to treating substance use disorder (SUD) in people at risk for and living with HIV. The speakers will discuss substance use disorders, HIV, and their oral health implications as encountered in their practice at Boston Health Care for the Homeless… Read more »

Project ECHO MOUD Training with Rural Behavioral Health Workforce Center

Sponsor: Medical Care Delivery JOIN US TO RECEIVE MENTORSHIP AS YOU TACKLE THE CHALLENGES OF SUPPORTING YOUR PATIENTS WHO HAVE OPIOID USE DISORDER (OUD)!​ WHO: Prescribers and staff treating patients for OUD working in New England in rural areas. WHAT: This series is designed for prescribers AND all office staff who work with patients with OUD. WHEN:​ This series will occur the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Session… Read more »

Motivational Interviewing: The Basics for Criminal Justice Systems

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: This training will discuss an effective approach in the treatment of challenging clients and provide participants with an opportunity to explore creative ways of integrating these approaches into an effective therapeutic intervention — when to use, when not to use Motivational Interviewing. This class will introduce participants to Motivational Interviewing (MI) theory and practice. Participants will learn about the fundamentals of MI including understanding ambivalence, the… Read more »

Harm Reduction 101

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: This training will introduce the history and guiding principles of Harm Reduction. We will discuss various examples of harm reduction strategies and overdose prevention and how we can integrate Harm Reduction across the spectrum of drug use. This will be an interactive training to create a safe space to explore our individual biases and how stigma and bias can impact access to services and the delivery… Read more »

Poverty, housing and stigma: The profound effects of The Social Determinants of Health on addiction management

Sponsor: National Center for Health in Public Housing In the coming years FQHC’s and PHPC’s are expected to take an increasing share of the country’s addiction management caseload. This is particularly true of health centers serving disadvantaged populations. In this webinar, join the National Center for Health in Public Housing team as they present an epidemiological perspective of addiction management with a focus on the impact of housing, poverty and historical marginalization have had on… Read more »

Pregnant People with Substance Use Disorder (SUD): Strategies for Screening, Assessment, and Treatment

Sponsor: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program Given the epidemic of increased maternal mortality and morbidity in the U.S., there is growing sentiment on how to mitigate preventable causes, including that of addressing substance use disorder (SUD). This webinar will provide information on the complications of SUD in pregnancy, along with methods for effective intervention and management for clinicians and collaborators. Learning Objectives: -Review SUD-related risk factors and adverse outcomes in pregnancy.-Identify barriers to universal screening,… Read more »

The Connection Between ACEs, Substance Use & Misuse: Deactivating Stigma to Support Healing Communities

Hosted By: New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network Loneliness, mental health challenges and substance use have risen in our culture. In the midst of suffering, people continue to report feeling judged and stigmatized. We know from the research that there’s a strong correlation between early childhood trauma, mental and physical health issues. Guided by science, empathy, a trauma-informed lens and type 2 thinking, we’ll debunk myths and begin moving away from “us versus them”… Read more »

Co-Occurring Disorders: Considerations for the Treatment of Tobacco Use in Clients with Co-Occurring Disorders

Host: MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence Presented by Edward J. Perka, Jr., CASAC, NCTTP of the MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence Tobacco Use Disorder treatment may be complicated in clients with Co-occurring Disorders. Tobacco use disorder is frequently seen alongside other concurrent substance use disorders and mental health disorders. Providers often struggle with questions such as “what constitutes a co-occurring disorder” and “which condition should be treated first” and “how do other substance use and… Read more »