Increasing Cultural Connection with Hispanic and Latinx Clients: Incorporating Strategies to Effectively Engage Hispanic and Latinx Clients, Part 3/3

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This is the first of three sessions. Each session will last 75 minutes. You are welcome to attend any of the sessions. May 11, 10-11:15am Pacific, Session 1: Understanding the Cultural Needs of the Hispanic and Latinx Client May 25, 10-11:15am Pacific, Session 2: Assessing the Cultural Adaptation Needs of the Organization and Clinician June […]

Increasing Cultural Connection with Hispanic and Latinx Clients: Incorporating Strategies to Effectively Engage Hispanic and Latinx Clients, Part 3/3

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Culture has proven to be the foundation of the working relationship with all populations. A positive cultural connection has been proven to increase the success of clinical interventions and prevent early termination. In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to gain awareness of the cultural needs and treatment adaptations that can best serve the […]

Co-Occurring Disorders: Compassionate Care for Healing and Recovery

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In the United States, almost half of all people with substance use disorders also meet criteria for a mental health disorder, and vice versa. Understanding how each disorder impacts the other is imperative to providing effective interventions. In this session, participants will learn about common psychiatric disorders, their symptoms, and treatment, and will analyze how […]

Gender Identity and the Participant of Transgender Experience in Treatment Court

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Transgender adults have a prevalence of SUDs almost four times that of cisgender adults. They face challenges that include dealing with extremely high rates of personal childhood trauma and high ACEs scores, widespread discrimination, violence, practitioner lack of cultural competency, stigma due to their gender identity and expression, and multiple minority stressors. Are persons of […]

Diversity Talk: Using Data for Equity

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Using data to drive decision-making is critical to ensuring that behavioral health services improve the lives of all people, no matter their race, background, or circumstance. During the Using Data for Equity webinar on Thursday, May 26 our partners at Third Sector will share a five-step process of using data to operationalize equity. This Diversity Talk pairs […]

The Ongoing Opioid Epidemic Part 2: Lessons Learned and Looking Ahead

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Opioid use and its consequences remain a serious problem across the United States. Prevalence rates remained high prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many trends have worsened since the pandemic began. The opioid landscape continues to shift due to changes in demand and supply, the social determinants of health, and other risk and protective factors. […]

Racial Disparities In Substance Use Prevention

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This training will explore the difference in how drug use, misuse, and penalty has fallen along racial lines and examine how efforts to engage and prevent substance misuse has been affected by implicit bias, partiality, and judgment. This training will present opportunities to learn strategies to address racial disparities while working with persons in care. […]

Engaging Dads in Services for Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders: A Virtual Discussion

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A family-centered approach reflects an understanding and responsiveness to the fact that parents and children live within the context of a larger family system and services must respond to the needs of each family member and the family system to achieve the best outcomes. Children with actively involved fathers have better outcomes. Engaging fathers in […]

Exploring Racial Stress and Intergenerational Trauma

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Many people from marginalized communities are impacted daily by racial stress and intergenerational trauma. This webinar will provide participants with a greater understanding of racial stress and trauma and increase awareness of how these two factors can impact health, wellness, and overall well-being. Presenters will also share strategies for managing racial stress and trauma and […]

Don’t Just Wing It: Combining Clinical and Supervision Case Plans to Improve Outcomes in Veterans Treatment Courts

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Combined clinical and supervision case plans for Veterans in Veterans Treatment Courts can improve engagement, bring about behavior change, and increase success rates. This webinar will address the following common questions about combined case plans: Why create a case plan that combines clinical and supervision requirements for Veterans Treatment Court participants? How do you do […]

Emergency Department-Initiated Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder

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This webinar, presented by Gail D'Onofrio, MD, will focus on the crucial role of the emergency department (ED) in recognizing and treating opioid use disorder (OUD) patients with evidence-based medications for addiction treatment. The opioid epidemic combined with the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly escalated the need to mitigate the morbidity and mortality associated with rising rates […]

How to Educate Your Organization About Trauma-Informed Change: How & Why to Get Employees to “Buy In”

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This 2-hour workshop is the eighth of a Trauma-Informed/Resiliency Series developed for leaders and organizations interested in cultivating and sustaining a trauma-informed culture. This presentation is intended to build upon the information and conversation from earlier workshops. Presenters will stress the importance of ‘all staff’ training, unit meetings, and individual supervision as vehicles for educating […]

Preventing and Disrupting Stigma Associated with Substance Use Disorders

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According to the Cambridge Dictionary of the English Language, "stigma" is defined as "A strong feeling of disapproval that most people in a society have about something, especially when this is unfair." Throughout history, vulnerable populations and individuals have often been stigmatized and "othered." Stigma disproportionately influences health outcomes and the mental well-being of individuals who […]

Panel Discussion on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare: Improving Systems through Collaboration

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Catalysts for change exist at all levels of social service, health, and court systems—from state-level leaders to local agency directors. Sustaining practice and policy changes require local implementation efforts that in turn rely on state support. The panel will examine how sustaining system-level change: 1) maximizes implementation efforts, and 2) ensures programs remain effectively and […]

Substance Use and HIV Part 1: Understanding the Connections and Scope of the Problem

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This webinar will review the connections between substance use and HIV. It will summarize the research on how substance use can increase the risk of contracting HIV and present the most recent data on co-occurring prevalence rates. The webinar will examine the disproportionate impact of HIV among LGBTQ, BIPOC, Hispanic, and other disadvantaged populations nationwide […]

Stimulant Use Disorder and Contingency Management – Promising Programs, Incentive Structures, and Challenges

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The New England ATTC in partnership with the Massachusetts Community Care Alliance is hosting a Contingency Management targeted TA training on 7/20/22 with subject matter expert Carla Rash. Contingency management (CM) is an effective behavioral intervention that provides tangible reinforcement when target behaviors are completed and objectively verified. In this workshop, the foundations of CM […]

The Impacts of Trauma On The Brain: A Holistic Behavioral Health Discussion

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Please join us for this informative 90-minute interactive webinar as Theresa Sault-Brill shares her knowledge and comprehensive resource guide on the holistic Impacts of trauma on the brain and the subsequent effects on behavioral health, mental wellness, spiritual fitness, and Native cultural dynamics.

Investing in Fatherhood: Supporting Native Fathers Struggling with Addiction

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It is a known fact that our Native communities suffer from high rates of fatherlessness. One of the contributing factors to fatherlessness is addiction. In this presentation, we will discuss strategies for working with fathers who suffer from addiction and how fatherhood programming can provide support in their journey to recovery.

Substance Use and HIV Part 2: Recommendations for Prevention Professionals

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This webinar will provide recommendations to prevention professionals interested in providing HIV-related services. This includes dual-focused substance use and HIV prevention programming, substance use prevention services for people living with or at risk for HIV, and HIV prevention services for people with or at risk for substance use. The webinar will provide examples of evidence-based […]

The Nexus of Substance Misuse Prevention and Mental Health Promotion

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The third of this 3-part series will focus on the nexus between substance misuse prevention and mental health promotion efforts. We recognize that drug and alcohol addiction as well as substance use disorders are commonly associated with underlying or untreated mental health disorders. Anxiety disorders, depression, and other psychiatric disorders frequently coincide with an individual's […]

A Cultural Adaptation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment, (SBIRT) for Working with Hispanic and Latinx Communities – Part 1

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This is part 1 of a 2-part webinar series. Culturally and linguistically appropriate strategies are the means to ensure respectful and responsive services that enhance effective outcomes for racial, ethnic, and other underserved communities in behavioral health care. As such, being culturally informed when conducting evidence based (EB) practices such as Screening, Brief Intervention, and […]

Co-Occurring Disorders in the Adolescent Population

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This 90-minute presentation will provide in-depth information surrounding adolescent co-occurring disorders, including the presence and interaction of mental illness and substance use disorders. Attendees will be able to recognize signs of these conditions and behavioral presentation. You will learn about the circular impact that mental health and substance abuse have on each other and treatment […]

What Does NOT Work in Prevention

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Many trainings and resources focus on what research has shown to be effective to prevent substance misuse. We also know through research what is NOT effective in preventing substance misuse and in some cases is harmful. Yet communities across the nation continue to implement these ineffective and sometimes counterproductive strategies. The focus of this webinar […]

Adapting Prevention Interventions to Better Serve Populations Which Are Under-Resourced Part 1: Understanding the Need for Adaptation and Implications for Prevention

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Prevention professionals should ensure that the interventions implemented in their communities are effective for and appropriate to people in need of services. This includes ensuring that populations which are under-served or disadvantaged have access to preventions services tailored and relevant to their needs. Due to various systematic issues, many populations have historically not received such […]

Getting Ready for Sustainability Planning, an Enhanced Prevention Learning Series

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This 7-week distance learning series offers an interactive experience for participants to explore how to develop a sustainability plan. Sustainability planning is an intentional process of looking critically at your current prevention infrastructure, strategic planning process, and strategies to sustain meaningful prevention outcomes beyond current funding. Additional steps in sustainability planning include priority setting, resource […]

Inpatient Care and the Road to Recovery: Retooling Station, Pitstop, or a Wrong Turn?

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Join us on Wednesday, August 10th at 12:00 PM (ET) for our "Inpatient Care and the Road to Recovery: Retooling station, pitstop, or a wrong turn?" webinar event. Decades of health advocacy, policy, and research has crystalized the need for recovery-oriented care, particularly for those with severe mental health disorders.  However, less attention has been paid to role […]

A Cultural Adaptation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment, (SBIRT) for Working with Hispanic and Latinx Communities – Part 2

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Culturally and linguistically appropriate strategies are the means to ensure respectful and responsive services that enhance effective outcomes for racial, ethnic, and other underserved communities in behavioral health care. As such, being culturally informed when conducting evidence based (EB) practices such as Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment, (SBIRT) can help Hispanic and Latinx […]