Why Housing Matters for Family Recovery, Stability, and Public Safety

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This webinar will highlight practical approaches and promising practices to help family treatment court (FTC) practitioners address housing instability for families affected by substance use disorders (SUDs). A stable, safe, affordable home is at the base of recovery and enhances public safety by minimizing the risk of parental involvement in the criminal justice system. Families …

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Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program FY20 Competitive Grant Webinar

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This webinar will provide an overview of the FY 20 Adult Drug Court & Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program request for proposals. Greg Torain, Policy Advisor with the US Department of Justice will be presenting. Questions from attendees will be answered as time permits.

From Policy to Practice: Comprehensive and Coordinated Family-Centered Treatment for Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders

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Join Dr. Hendrée Jones for a discussion about the use of family-centered treatment when serving pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorders and their families. Dr. Jones will present about the importance of care coordination and systems integration for the whole family, including building relationships and linkages with healthcare providers, sharing information across systems, …

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Viewing the Opioid Epidemic in Rural America Through the Lens of Prevention

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In this 1.5 hour webinar, Dr. Ryan Westergaard of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health shares insights on some of the upstream life events, traumas, and challenges that may contribute to opioid misuse for people living in rural communities. Dr. Will Cooke of Scott County will provide an overview of the community-based approach that is …

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Mental Health Courts for Rural Communities: Part Three of Three

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Many rural communities are exploring the use of mental health courts as a potential avenue for addressing and supporting increasing numbers of individuals with serious mental health issues. This three-part webinar series will discuss working with rural  communities, state institutions, and the Department of Justice to understand what mental health courts are and how they …

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Motivational Interviewing Learning Collaborative

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Build your Motivational Interviewing (MI) skills through the free Motivational Interviewing Learning Collaborative! Third Wednesday each month, beginning February 19, 2020. 10:00-10:45am CST The Great Lakes MHTTC and PTTC will host a series of interactive calls via Zoom for people who want to enhance their MI skills. This learning opportunity provides practitioners with a no-cost, easy to …

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The Brain Science of Substance Misuse

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This presentation will describe key brain regions affected by drug misuse and how experimental paradigms model prevention strategies. Learning objectives: 1. Identify the brain regions associated with reward, impulsivity, and learning 2. Convey a basic understanding of how major classes of drugs interact with these brain regions 3. Explore several models of laboratory research on …

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Tools for Engagement in Person-Centered Care Part 2: Using Shared Decision Making to Reach Difficult-to-Engage Individuals

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This four-part webinar series will share information and discuss applications that practitioners and others can use to help engage and activate individuals with serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders in person-centered treatment and services. Learning Objectives: Provide service providers with information about two tools which can help establish positive relationships and productive communication with …

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