Ethical Practice in the Addiction Profession

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: Addiction treatment professionals have an obligation to protect patients, the workforce, and the communities we serve by continuously monitoring safe ethical practice. Working with substance use disorders often includes managing the needs and expectations of numerous stakeholders including the patient, their loved ones, state regulations, federal regulations, and the various tiers of ethics the everyday professional helper abides by. This presentation focuses on developing the… Read more »

LGBTQIA+ Youth Suicide Prevention

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION:This workshop is a collaborative training between Connor’s Climb, a suicide prevention organization, and Seacoast Outright, an organization that supports LGBTQ+ youth. LGBTQ+ youth are at an increased risk of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts, which makes effective support and intervention for this population critical. This training will create a shared understanding of basic LGBTQ+ terminology and will cover the unique risk factors that elevate the risk… Read more »

Benzodiazepines; Help, Hope, & Healing – A Peer Training Program

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION:  Benzodiazepines, often referred to as “benzos,” are a class of psychoactive drugs commonly prescribed for various health conditions such as anxiety, insomnia, and seizure disorders. While these medications can provide therapeutic benefits, they also come with a range of potential side effects and risks, including physical dependence and addiction. Using nationally recognized best practices for Peer Support, this two-day, 12-hour NAADAC & COPA approved training is designed… Read more »

Dealing with Loss from Overdose and Suicide: Ethical and Self-Care Implications

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: This workshop will deal with the impact on friends, family members and treatment providers from the death of a client/participant from overdose and/or suicide.  It will examine the impact on treatment providers, recovery support providers and other care-givers as well as on the ethical and clinical issues to consider in providing postvention support and response. At the end of this training, participants will: ABOUT THE PRESENTER:Jacqui… Read more »

The Ethical Clinician: Benefits, Burdens, and Best Practices

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association Substance use and mental health professional encounter a multitude of ethical challenges that shape our decisions and impact client care. This interactive workshop advances beyond the typical discussion of ethical principles, and explores the benefits of ethical practice, the burdens associated with ethical practice, and best practices for navigating challenging ethical situations. Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to: For more information and to… Read more »

Ethical Issues for Recovery Support Workers

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association A 12-hour training with Jacqui Abikoff, LICSW, MLADC February 1 & 2, 2024 8:30am–4:00pm each day Recovery Support Workers have a unique relationship with clients receiving treatment for substance use disorders, often interacting with them in more informal settings and over longer periods of time than counselors.  The resulting familiarity could result in a blurring of boundaries traditionally established between clients and treatment providers.  This two-day workshop… Read more »

Prevention Ethics

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association This training is appropriate for anyone working in the field of substance misuse prevention. Participants will explore the six principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics principles (Non-Discrimination, Competence, Integrity, Nature of Services, Confidentiality and Ethical Obligations for Community and Society) and a four-step decision-making process designed to help navigate ethical dilemmas. Participants will explore case examples on topics ranging from confidentiality and integrity to ethical obligations and… Read more »

16 HR Ethical Foundations for Peer Recovery Coaches

Sponsor: Choices Addiction & Recovery Education Course Description: This training will address what ethics are and their role in peer recovery support. This training will explore the importance of boundaries and boundary management extensively and the need for continuous monitoring of boundaries. The training will explore adverse outcomes as a result of poor ethical guidelines and boundary management. Additionally, this training will discuss HIPPA and 42CFR part two regarding confidentiality. Course Objectives: For more information and… Read more »

Peer Supervision-Building a Strong Workforce

Sponsor: Choices Addiction & Recovery Education Course Description: This training will address what ethics are and their role in peer recovery support. This training will explore the importance of boundaries and boundary management extensively and the need for continuous monitoring of boundaries. The training will explore adverse outcomes as a result of poor ethical guidelines and boundary management. Additionally, this training will discuss HIPPA and 42CFR part two regarding confidentiality. Course Objectives: For more information and… Read more »

From Theory to Impact: Unlocking the Power of Scientifically Validated Practice

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: Although the substance use treatment field has grown in its use of evidence-based practice, clinics across the country continue to expose clients to programs and practices that have not been shown to work. Exposing clients to dubious or contraindicated clinical practices not only increases relapse risk, but can also introduce ethical and practical problems. This is especially concerning given the growing availability of evidence-based practices… Read more »