Shared Risk & Protective Factors: The What, The Why, & The How

This webinar will explore the concept of shared factors, list reasons for and examples of their usefulness in strategic planning, and suggest opportunities for collaboration across disciplines. At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to define and provide examples of shared risks and protective factors dealing with Substance Use Disorder (SUD). To register, go to https://www.nhadaca.org/event-3860513/Registration

Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) Performance Domains

This training is to introduce attendees to the performance domains of the CRSW credential: ethical, responsibility, advocacy, mentoring, and education. Participants will gain a better understanding of the scope of services that CRSW are able to provide, the variety of settings where these skills can be employed, and the powerful value that peer supports offer individuals pursuing recovery. To register, go to https://www.nhadaca.org/event-3850624/Registration

Understanding & Responding to People Who Perpetuate Domestic Violence: A curriculum for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providers

By the end of this training, participants will be able to understand the connection between Substance Use and the perpetration of intimate partner violence. Participants will also be able to identify and recognize abusive manipulation patterns & values as well as identifying engagement strategies for abusive clients without further enabling their abusive behavior. To register, go to https://www.nhadaca.org/event-3850628/Registration

Naloxone: Train the Trainer

Join Ryan Fowler, Harm Reduction coordinator at the HIV/HCV Resource center in a live- virtual training to learn how to administer Naloxone, a life-saving medication for reversing the effects of an opioid overdose. This free 90-minute webinar will give you all the knowledge you need to save a life. To register go to http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eh6qv8qg0596d5b7&llr=rpe8ludab&showPage=true

Unintended Consequences of the Cannabis Panacea: What Addiction Specialists Need to Know

This webinar will provide an overview of issues related to cannabis legalization, including: federal limitations on research, variations in potency and routes of administration, adverse impacts on vulnerable populations, current evidence for treating opioid addiction and public safety risks such as driving under the influence. The session will conclude with tips and resources for addressing this issue with patients and their families. The CE certificate for this webinar will be available after the webinar takes… Read more »

Fostering Couple Recovery: Tools for Counselors and Therapists

After attending this webinar, individuals should be able to identify and describe the three components of successful couple recovery, apply four strategies counselors and therapists can employ to strengthen couple recovery, and define and differentiate interdependency from codependency. The CE certificate for this webinar will be available after the webinar takes place. NAADAC Members will be prompted to register for the CE quiz for free, while non-members will be prompted to pay a $20 processing… Read more »

Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) Performance Domains

The goal of this workshop is to introduce attendees to the performance domains of the CRSW credential: Ethical Responsibility, Advocacy, Mentoring & Education, Recovery & Wellness Support.  Information will be specific to peer support and working with individuals with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders in a supportive way.  Participants will understand the scope of service that CRSWs are able to provide, the variety of settings where these skills can be employed and the… Read more »

Recovery Coaching a Harm Reduction Pathway

Tens of thousands of people are trained as peer recovery coaches; many now work in a rapidly growing and changing Peer Recovery Support Services field across a wide variety of service settings. Several of the key tenets in peer recovery coaching are: ‘Meet people where they are at’; ‘You are in recovery when you say you are’; and ‘There are many pathways to recovery’. Still, harm reduction as pathway to and of recovery from addiction… Read more »

Conflict Resolution: Learning to Help Clients Manage in Life and Resolve Stress

Our profession leads us to work with clients who have substance use issues, mental health issues, co-occurring disorders, addictions and in many cases suffer from personal tension, stress and anxiety. Our clients are plagued with deficits in tolerating distress or other strong feelings which leads to personal impairment, feelings of being overwhelmed, detachment with treatment motivation, increased pressures for stability, disconnection with relationships and a hesitancy to complete life’s tasks.  During this workshop, the participant… Read more »

Cultural Competency & Communicating Across Boundaries

There is strong evidence that culturally responsive care improves client/patient satisfaction that leads to greater engagement in care, improved adherence to treatment and better health outcomes. Through interactive self-reflection and discussion we will focus on improving our ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures to help ensure the needs of all community members are addressed. We will look beyond just race and ethnicity to include gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, socio-economic status, and… Read more »