Ethics & Clinical Practice

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: This training is designed for both administrative and clinical staff members interested in ethical problem solving and legal risk management strategies. During this training, participants will learn techniques for analyzing and resolving ethical dilemmas. Special emphasis will be placed on the application of ethics to the treatment of individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health problems. Participants will: Detail how legal and ethical issues are… Read more »

The 12 Core Functions of a Substance Use Counselor

Sponsor: New Hampshire 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… Read more »

Enhancing Ethical Decision Making While Working with Clients Experiencing Mental Health and Substance Use Concerns

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Counselors Association virtual PRESENTATION: There are many times when clinical practice with clients who have lived experience with mental health and substance use concerns present unique ethical challenges.  These types of challenges are most effectively and efficiently responded to by clinical staff that understand ethical principles and decision making.  This training will provide content regarding common types of ethical decision making and ethical dilemmas.  Ethical issues that are not resolved… Read more »

Ethical Practice & Confidentiality: Issues for Substance Use, Mental Health, and other Healthcare Providers

Sponsor: NHADACA Hybrid – please choose in person or virtual attendance when registering. 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,… Read more »

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

Sponsor: NH Alcohol and Drug Counselors Association 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… Read more »

Addressing OUD in BIPOC Communities Part 1: Treatment and Recovery for African American Communities

Sponsor: National Council for Mental Wellbeing Between 2018 and 2019, the rate of opioid-related deaths among African Americans increased by 38%. Despite rising rates of drug overdoses in African American communities, attention to the drug overdose crisis and opioid epidemic has largely focused on White suburban and rural communities. Part 1 of this three-part webinar series will address the unique challenges and social determinants that hinder access to quality care for many African Americans. We… Read more »

An Update on Racial Disparities in the Course of Illness, Treatment and Recovery for Substance Use Disorder

Sponsor: National Council for Mental Wellbeing Although we have seen gains in the equity of treatment for alcohol use disorder, racial disparities across the continuum of opioid use disorder treatment still widely exist. Black Americans in particular, suffer a disproportionate burden of health and social consequences despite having a lower or equivalent prevalence of substance use. But why do these disparities still persist, and how can we use recovery science to dismantle racial health inequities?… Read more »

Virtual: Addressing Stigma and Health Disparities Related to Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health

Sponsor: NH Alcohol and Drug Counselors Association in collaboration with the North Country Health Consortium/ Northern NH Area Health Education Center A 2-hour training with Jennifer Goulet, CHW/RC PRESENTATION: Individuals experiencing substance use disorders (SUDs) and mental health related concerns often face discrimination and negative bias from society, including from healthcare and behavioral health professionals. Stereotypes that generate prejudice, and ultimately to discrimination, stem from misinformed beliefs about addiction. Even the most well-intentioned health care professionals… Read more »

Certified Addiction Registered Nurse (CARN) Exam Review for RNs/NPs – via Zoom

Sponsor: Office Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance This no-cost course reviews topics covered in the certification exam for addictions nursing and is intended to support nurses preparing to sit for the exam. Virtual meeting Via Zoom Description Boston Medical Center is sponsoring a FREE exam review course for RNs and NPs working in the addiction field who have an interest in becoming a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse (CARN) or a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse –… Read more »

NATCON22

Sponsor: National Council for Wellbeing The National Council for Mental Wellbeing invites you to join thousands of professionals representing the very best of our field as they convene at NatCon22, the largest conference in mental health and substance use treatment, from April 11-13, 2022, to be held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Your NatCon22 registration allows you to:  Engage in unparalleled networking opportunities connecting with peers and luminaries, including Monday evening’s Opening Reception and… Read more »