Understanding the Intersection of the NH Foster Care System and Substance Use Disorder

This training will provide participants with an understanding of the science behind Substance Use Disorder (SUD).  Understanding the mechanics of the brain and how SUD happens can provide us with a better avenue for dealing with people who have this disease.  This training will also provide participants with information about particular classes of drugs and how they each affect the brain.  In addition, the training will examine family dynamics and how family members are affected. … Read more »

Ethical Considerations in Peer Assisted Recovery

This course is designed for individuals who are working as peers in offering recovery support services. A strong emphasis will be placed on understanding the similarities and difference between values, norms, principles, morals and ethics as well as on learning how to go about making an ethical decision. Other areas to be explored will include understanding the ethical standards for the delivery of peer recovery services in your jurisdiction as well as the possibility of… Read more »

Utilizing Peer Support to Improve Health and Wellness of People with Mental Illness

Peer support specialists offer unique skills that can drastically enhance services using lived experience to support those with mental health and addiction. Their shared experiences can help bridge interpersonal and instrumental barriers to accomplishing the health and wellness goals of those in recovery. By the end of this webinar, you will be able to: Define peer support services as an evidence-based solution to support the health and wellness of those with mental illness. Describe program… Read more »

Suicide Prevention Amidst a Pandemic: The Road Ahead

Moving suicide prevention forward during the pandemic is essential. But what’s the first step? Find out during “Suicide Prevention Amidst a Pandemic: The Road Ahead,” a webinar with the National Suicide Lifeline. This webinar is presented by the National Council for Behavioral Health. To register, click here.

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an effective communication tool to help people living with mental illness, addictions, and other chronic conditions make positive behavioral changes to support their overall health. Based on four fundamental processes — engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning — it provides a framework for creating a dialogue about behavior change. Topics in this training will include: Readiness for change & MI spirit Open ended questions, Affirmations, Reflections, Summaries Scenario discussion, Q&A Change talk… Read more »

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an effective communication tool to help people living with mental illness, addictions, and other chronic conditions make positive behavioral changes to support their overall health. Based on four fundamental processes — engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning — it provides a framework for creating a dialogue about behavior change. Topics in this training will include: Readiness for change & MI spirit Open ended questions, Affirmations, Reflections, Summaries Scenario discussion, Q&A Change talk… Read more »

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an effective communication tool to help people living with mental illness, addictions, and other chronic conditions make positive behavioral changes to support their overall health. Based on four fundamental processes — engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning — it provides a framework for creating a dialogue about behavior change. Topics in this training will include: Readiness for change & MI spirit Open ended questions, Affirmations, Reflections, Summaries Scenario discussion, Q&A Change talk… Read more »

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an effective communication tool to help people living with mental illness, addictions, and other chronic conditions make positive behavioral changes to support their overall health. Based on four fundamental processes — engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning — it provides a framework for creating a dialogue about behavior change. Topics in this training will include: Readiness for change & MI spirit Open ended questions, Affirmations, Reflections, Summaries Scenario discussion, Q&A Change talk… Read more »

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an effective communication tool to help people living with mental illness, addictions, and other chronic conditions make positive behavioral changes to support their overall health. Based on four fundamental processes — engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning — it provides a framework for creating a dialogue about behavior change. Topics in this training will include: Readiness for change & MI spirit Open ended questions, Affirmations, Reflections, Summaries Scenario discussion, Q&A Change talk… Read more »

Effective Client and Family Engagement: Working With Resistive Clients

The ability to effectively engage clients who display resistive behaviors is a core skill for clinical staff and supervisors to continually examine in order to maximize desired client outcomes.  This training will provide an opportunity for attendees to learn the array of factors that underlie resistive behaviors in clients and families as well as to perform reflective practice techniques to enhance their ability to effectively engage those in need of service.  Issues of countertransference in… Read more »