The Social Determinants of Health and Environmental Strategies Part 1: Understanding and Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Prevention

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This webinar will introduce and discuss the social determinants of health. It will explain which aspects have been found to be significantly linked to substance use, as well as how the social determinants of health are linked to inequity and health disparities. The webinar will provide recommendations on how prevention professionals can begin thinking about […]

Creating Safe Spaces for Peer Support Providers and Incorporating Anti-racist Practices in Peer Support Delivery

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In this kickoff session, join us in collaboration with peer support specialists who will speak to creating safe spaces for peer support providers within agencies. This series will open up opportunities to discuss ongoing support, career paths, antiracist practices, and how BIPOC peers can navigate the field. It will also offer a space to learn […]

Maternal Health and Substance Use: Uncovering the Stigma and Shame of Mothers Struggling With Substance Use

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Substance use among pregnant women is an urgent public health concern in the United States. This webinar will examine the history and risk factors of substance use among pregnant women. Women face unique barriers that bring shame, stigma, and social disgrace leading to under-representation in addiction prevention and treatment. Substance use has a disproportionate impact […]

Social Determinants of Health and Substance Misuse: Implications for Prevention Planning – Session 1

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Economic Stability. Education Access and Quality. Health Care Access and Quality. Neighborhoods and Build Environments. Social and Community Context. These are the common themes of Social Determinants referred to in substance misuse prevention efforts. What relationship do the Social Determinants of Health have with substance misuse prevention? If our focus is substance misuse prevention, is […]

Integrating Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialists into Crisis Response

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Across the United States, law enforcement and behavioral health agencies have increasingly begun to incorporate peer support specialists in their responses to people experiencing behavioral health crises in their community. Peer support specialists are individuals with lived experience with mental health conditions, substance use disorders, and/or trauma who are trained, and often certified, to support […]

The Social Determinants of Health and Environmental Strategies Part 2: Incorporating Environmental Strategies into Prevention: Expanding Our Reach and Addressing Health Disparities

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This webinar will introduce and discuss environmental strategies and their ability to expand the reach of prevention services. By using environmental strategies, prevention professionals can address the aspects of life around people that influence their likelihood of engaging in substance use. This webinar will discuss how environmental strategies work and their role in a public […]

Training Series to Advance Equity and Inclusion in Treatment Courts: Session 4

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The fourth and final session of NADCP's cutting-edge training series on equity and inclusion is coming up on Thursday, December 8, 2022. Don’t wait to register for these important trainings; space is limited! All webinars are free for attendees, will provide an opportunity for questions and answers as time allows, and will be recorded for […]

2022 OJJDP Tribal Youth National Conference

The 2022 OJJDP Tribal Youth National Conference will take place on December 13-15, 2022, at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside in San Diego, California. This year's theme is:“Imagining a New Future - Justice, Equity, Healing, and Empowerment for Native Youth." The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Tribal Youth National Conference is a multi-faceted event […]

Substance Misuse Prevention’s Role: Addressing Disparities in Rural Communities

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Behavioral health disparities are differences in substance use or mental health outcomes linked to social, economic, and/or environmental disadvantage, adversely affecting a sub-population or group. It is the work of prevention professionals and their partners to identify, plan, and implement strategies that reduce the burden of substance use in rural communities.  This webinar provides practitioners with tools […]

Tune-in Tuesday: Equity and Inclusion in Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Treatment

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Ensuring that all youth who are experiencing substance abuse and delinquency have the same opportunities for success is one of the cornerstones of the juvenile drug treatment court's (JDTC's) philosophy. From admission to incentives and sanctions, JDTC programs should be working together to ensure that all youth are successful. No place is that more important […]

The Impact of Fentanyl on Opioid Addiction and Its Treatment: A Few Observations

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Fentanyl has presented an ongoing crisis for the United States. This webinar will cover the following topics as it relates to this crisis. How fentanyl has impacted known treatment strategies Increased opioid overdose deaths Extended the time required to complete detoxification Association with precipitated withdrawal when starting buprenorphine Difficulty to start extended-release injectable (naltrexone) treatment […]

Social Determinants of Health and Substance Misuse: Implications for Prevention Planning – Session 2

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Economic Stability. Education Access and Quality. Health Care Access and Quality. Neighborhoods and Build Environments. Social and Community Context. These are the common themes of Social Determinants referred to in substance misuse prevention efforts. What relationship do the Social Determinants of Health have with substance misuse prevention? If our focus is substance misuse prevention, is […]

Beyond Clean Needles: How Peers Talk About Harm Reduction

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It's one thing to believe in harm reduction but how do we actually have those conversations with people actively using substances? And what other things should we know about besides Narcan and clean needles? Peer and recovery mentor Sean Mahoney has been having these conversations for years and is excited to share his experience navigating these difficult […]

DeMystifying Harm Reduction

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Harm reduction has become a more prominent intervention of discussion in substance use. This webinar will introduce participants to the principles of harm reduction as well as practical strategies to implement harm reduction into their daily practices. Know, understand, and be able to apply the principles of Harm Reduction. Articulate 2-3 strategies for implementing Harm […]

Elevating Addiction Treatment Skills and Practice through the Neurobiological Advances in Addiction

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This webinar will explore the neuroscience of addiction, the impact of policy and historical treatment approaches and an exploration of the dynamics of stigma and discrimination as primary barriers to addiction care.  This webinar will set a base of shared understanding that will facilitate the introduction and implementation of other evidenced based practices in the areas […]

Honoring Our Native Veterans’ Past, Present, and Future

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Our Native Veterans serve to protect and defend the US, their tribal lands and its people. The National AI/AN ATTC and National AI/AN PTTC are collaborating to honor Native American veterans for their service in a series beginning Nov 10, 2022. The series will provide opportunities for our Native American veterans to have support, for their families to […]

Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders in the Black Community

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This webinar will review the genesis of the opioid addiction and overdose crisis, and how it is devastating the Black community. It will describe three evidence-based medication-assisted treatments for opioid use disorders. After understanding the existent treatments, the webinar will then describe the barriers to greater use of these treatments in Black communities and what […]

Recognizing Racial Stigma and Opportunities for Change

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Stigma is associated with negative and often fear based perspectives and misunderstandings of people with mental health, substance use problems or physical disabilities. Add layers of race and ethnicity, and you have racial stigma, referring to how people of diverse backgrounds are unfairly perceived and treated. The combined impact plays a major role in why […]

Grant Writing Series Part 1: Introduction to Grant Writing

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COURSE DESCRIPTION In this session, participants will learn introductory elements of grant writing. This session will introduce participants to grant terminology, where to find grant opportunities, and how to read grant announcements. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Review commonly used grant terminology Discuss how and where to find grant opportunities appropriate for your organization Review how to determine […]

Building Bridges Between Harm Reduction and Treatment for People with Substance Use Disorders

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In recent years, there has been growing support for a harm reduction approach to drug policy, which emphasizes reducing some of the negative consequences associated with drug use through a variety of public health measures. Historically, this approach has been a core value of syringe service programs, expanding into other settings particularly as rising overdose […]

Social Determinants of Health: Their Impacts on Disparities, Discriminatory Practices and the Need to Develop and Deliver Services Grounded in Equity

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The New England ATTC, in partnership with The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of Rhode Island is hosting this training on 1/24/23 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm with subject matter expert Haner Hernandez. This training will introduce participants to how the social determinants of health have contributed to disparities and marginalization in […]

Trauma-Informed De-escalation

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Trauma Informed De-escalation moves beyond typical de-escalation content by acknowledging the role of biological responses, trauma histories, and neurobiology when engaging with individuals who have triggered and presenting challenging survival behavior. From identifying the provider's contributions to the conflict to empowering practitioners to better navigate the needs and reactions of those they serve, Trauma Informed […]

Grant Writing Series Part 2: Building Grant Writing Skills

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COURSE DESCRIPTION In this session, participants will learn how to read a grant announcement and create a plan for responding to a request for proposals (RFP). LEARNING OBJECTIVES Explain how to create a community overview and assessment Review practical approaches to satisfying response requirements within allotted space Explore techniques for making the grant writing process […]

A Data Story – Visualizing with Purpose in Excel

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Excel is a practical and accessible tool for creating data visualizations for prevention professionals who may not have access to expensive software packages. In this session, we will explore the power of Excel to create meaningful data visualizations for prevention professionals. Participants will be guided through real-life examples of applying the 4-step visualization process using […]

Communicating Cannabis Science to Communities and Collaborators: Opportunities for Prevention Professionals

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This webinar will consider new and emerging science related to cannabis and the relevance of these findings from a public health and prevention standpoint. The role of prevention professionals in communicating findings to community members will be discussed, as will opportunities to bridge the gap between science and practice. Time for questions and discussion will […]

Trauma Informed Care: Concepts and Application

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Data sources estimate that between 25 to 75% of people who survive different forms of abuse and/or a violent trauma develop issues related to substance use. Despite the prevalence of trauma, it often goes undetected particularly in people already dealing with life challenges and at high risk of substance use, misuse, and mental health problems. This interactive training […]

Understanding DSM-5-TR Changes Addressing Substance Use Disorders for the Helping Professional

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Participants will receive a 2-hour review of the changes specific to substance use disorders (SUD) that were made to the DSM-5-TR. This training will cover new clinical conditions, new diagnoses, and updated language that supports health equity and culturally appropriate service delivery. We will also discuss new coding procedures and what resources are available to […]

Grant Writing Series: Introduction to Applied Grant Writing Part 3

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In this targeted group session, participants from the first two sessions will gather to discuss applied grant writing needs. This session is reserved for HHS Region 3 participants who are currently writing or actively preparing to write a grant application. LEARNING OBJECTIVES At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: Prepare for writing […]