Bisexual Women and Substance Misuse

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Though LGBTQ people in general report higher rates of substance use, bisexual women are particularly vulnerable to substance use disorders. Studies have consistently shown bisexual women at the highest risk among sexual and gender minority groups, including significantly higher rates of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, opioid misuse and binge drinking than lesbians or heterosexual women. Studies […]

Optimizing Treatment for your Community: Utilizing Culturally Adapted Evidence-based Treatments and Practices

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There are a number of evidence-based practices (EBPs) that are available for the treatment of substance use disorders; however, many standard EBPs and therapies may not produce the expected outcomes across culturally diverse client populations. To improve treatment outcomes, EBPs may need to be adapted to better address cultural considerations, including differences in language, values, […]

How to Develop a Competitive Grant Application

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The Office of Financial Resources at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will be conducting a webinar on how to develop a competitive grant application. The webinar will be offered on April 14, 2022 and May 3, 2022 at 2 pm (ET). The webinar will address: The three registration processes that need […]

Cannabis in the Era of Commercialization Part 2: Focus on Drug/Specialty/Recovery Courts

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Cannabis policy had undergone rapid change in New England over the past decade. All New England states have some form of medical cannabis policy, while now four of the six states have legalized cannabis for adult use. This presentation will take a deeper look at what is happening with cannabis policy in New England, examine the potential […]

Stigma and Substance Use Prevention Part 1: The Impacts of Stigma

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This webinar will provide a broad overview of stigma and the importance of addressing it through what the research tells us and what is known through lived experience. The webinar will define stigma and explain how it can manifest in various substance use prevention settings and on the road to recovery. It will address the […]

Ethical Practice in Native Communities: A Native Provider Perspective

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The South Southwest MHTTC and the National American Indian and Alaskan Native TTC are pleased to host this event.  This presentation will provide an examination of factors to consider when providing treatment to American Indian clients and communities utilizing examples and vignettes based upon the experiences of a Native psychologist. An overview of the Society […]

Using Evidence-Based Tools to Improve Clinical Care of Early Psychosis

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Hosted by the MHTTC Network, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET), PEPPNET, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the webinar Using Evidence-Based tools to Improve Clinical Care of Early Psychosis Clients  is for providers who support individuals in coordinated specialty care clinics and environments. The Early Psychosis Intervention […]

OJJDP FY 2022 Family Treatment Court Program Solicitation Webinar

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This webinar will assist eligible applicants interested in applying for the OJJDP FY 2022 Family Treatment Court Solicitation. This webinar will provide a general overview of the program, the goals and objectives, a discussion about the application process, and a Q&A opportunity for participants. OJJDP makes every attempt to ensure the material presented during this […]

OJJDP FY 2022 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program Solicitation Webinar

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This webinar will assist eligible applicants interested in applying for the OJJDP FY 2022 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Solicitation. This webinar will provide a general overview of the program, the goals and objectives, a discussion about the application process, and a Q&A opportunity for participants. OJJDP makes every attempt to ensure the material presented during […]

Stigma and Substance Use Prevention Part 2: What Prevention Professionals and Others Can Do

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This webinar will review strategies for addressing and preventing stigma against people at risk for substance misuse, substance use disorders, and consequences of substance use. It will discuss strategies at multiple levels: 1) peers and individuals; 2) within prevention organizations; 3) among collaborative partners and across the behavioral health continuum; 4) throughout the community at-large; […]

Increasing Cultural Connection with Hispanic and Latinx Clients: Understanding the Cultural Needs of the Hispanic and Latinx Client, Part 1/3

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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 […]

The 5 C’s (Not D’s) of Data

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In this 90-minute virtual training, participants will learn skills to present data in a manner that best resonates with their audience. LEARNING OBJECTIVES After this session participants will be able to: Choose the most effective chart for their data Use color for emphasis and action Use data in context for maximum (and realistic) impact Reduce […]

Planned JustGrants Outage

During a planned system upgrade of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) financial management system, JustGrants will be unavailable from Friday, May 13, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. ET to Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. ET. The DOJ financial management system and JustGrants systems are closely integrated, therefore, JustGrants must be offline when the financial […]

Managing Stigmatizing Language in Substance Misuse Prevention

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To engage practitioners in understanding the immediate and lasting impact that stigma can have on the potential treatment of and recovery from Substance Misuse and Prevention. How we refer to, speak to, and document the experiences of clients affects how we connect and treat them. This training highlights the negative impact that our thoughtless word […]

Formalizing the Use of Teleservices in Drug Courts: Developing Effective Policies and Procedures

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Although technology has been utilized in drug courts for many years, there has been a significant increase in the use of teleservices as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The sudden shift from in-person events led many drug courts to make adaptations and implement teleservices into their programs without any written guidelines or formal procedures […]

2022 Minnesota Mental Health Court Conference

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Mental health professionals, treatment providers, law enforcement, case managers, prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges, client advocates and others who serve mental health court participants are invited to attend this comprehensive training. Chanson D. Noether, MA, Norma D. Jaeger, Ph.D. (ABD), Beth Elstad and Julie Vena Day 1 | Tuesday, May 24th | 12:00pm - 3:00pm CST […]

Integrated Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment

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Topics covered in this presentation include: Three types of co-occurring disorders treatment; the 10 components of integrated co-occurring disorders treatment; how to evaluate your program’s effectiveness in addressing co-occurring disorders and how to help clients with co-occurring disorders avoid slipping through the cracks, which involves going back and forth between mental health facilities, substance use […]

Medications for Opioid Use Disorders (MOUD) and Child Advocacy: Supporting Family Recovery

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Medications for Opioid Use Disorders (MOUD) are recommended for individuals with an opioid use disorder, including pregnant women. While facilitating pathways to recovery for the person with an opioid use disorder (OUD) is appropriate, it is important to consider and address the severe effects OUD has on family relationships and functioning. Children are especially vulnerable […]

Increasing Cultural Connection with Hispanic and Latinx Clients: Assessing the Cultural Adaptation Needs of the Organization and Clinician, Part 2/3

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This is the second 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 […]

Integrating Tradition and Culture into Wellness Court Programming

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Rhonda Decontie, the Cultural Resources Coordinator for the Penobscot Wellness Court, will lead a webinar discussing how culture can support participant recovery. Rhonda will highlight how culture and tradition can be woven into Wellness Court operations and approached in the process of recovery.

Addressing Implicit Bias: Exploring Strategies for Success

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Implicit biases can have a significant impact on communication, decision-making, and perceptions and beliefs about others. As a result, it can also influence the effectiveness of promoting an inclusive and diverse environment. Participants in this workshop will learn how to explore their own personal biases, be introduced to approaches that can assist in being more […]

Applying a Trauma-Informed Lens to Embrace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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This 2-hour workshop is the fourth of a Trauma-Informed/Resiliency Series developed for leaders and organizations interested in cultivating and sustaining a trauma-informed culture. It is not possible to be a trauma-informed organization without committing to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Intentionally naming and identifying anti-racism and anti-oppression within the overarching umbrella of a […]

On-the-Spot: Motivational Interviewing

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A common approach in learning any complex skill is to work with experts assisting in the development of competencies. Motivational Interviewing (MI) On-the-Spot offers an opportunity to enhance practitioners’ skills and confidence in the utilization and integration of MI into practice by providing access to subject matter experts to obtain immediate feedback during a one-hour, online, open […]

The Ongoing Opioid Epidemic Part 1: The Current Landscape

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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. […]

Supervising Peer Specialists

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Many peer specialists are supervised by clinicians who do not identify as having the lived experience of recovery. In this 90-min webinar, Pat Deegan will describe best practices for supervisors of peer specialists and introduce tools to help peer specialists and supervisors remain on track in their work together. There will be time for discussion. […]

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 […]