Training opportunities on topics related to alcohol, tobacco and other drug services are available for various audiences.
No-cost training opportunities offered through the NH Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services (BDAS):
- Initial Training on Addiction-This 6-hour, introductory workshop on addiction is designed to raise awareness and understanding of the dynamics and impact of addiction on the people whom we serve. It will cover the neurological basis of addiction; mental, behavioral, emotional and spiritual dimensions; stages of change; recovery; motivational techniques and resources.
- Families and Addiction-This 3.5-hour workshop explores how the addiction of the individual affects the entire family system. Special attention will be paid to the effects on the children in the family and discussion will center around strategies and resources to help increase their resiliency and coping skills.
**It is strongly recommended that participants complete the Initial Training on Addiction prior to taking Families and Addiction.** Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Certified Prevention Specialist, and Social Worker CEU's are available at no cost for both workshops.
We offer custom workshops and can bring these workshops to your agency. Please contact Shannon Quinn at AODTrainingCoordinator@dhhs.state.nh.us, (603) 271-5889, or toll free at (800) 852-3345, ext. 5889 for more information.
- 2014 Training Schedule
**Each date indicates a separate, stand-alone workshop**
- Initial Training on Addiction & Recovery: 2/5, 5/7, 8/20, 11/5
- Families and Addiction: 2/6, 5/8, 8/21, 11/6
To register for a scheduled training or to discuss a customized training, contact Shannon Quinn at AODTrainingCoordinator@dhhs.state.nh.us, (603) 271-5889, or toll free at (800) 852-3345, ext. 5889.
Through a contract with the NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association (NHADACA), the NH Training Institute on Addictive Disorders (NHTIAD) provides monthly training events. Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor,Certified Prevention Specialist, Social Worker and Mental Health CEUs are available for the trainings.
For further information contact:
25 Country Club Road, Suite 604
Gilford, NH 03249
Telephone: (603) 528-6800
Fax: (603) 528-2105
Dianne Pepin, Director
Kimberly Hyslop, Administrative Assistant
The NH Center for Excellence (CfEx) is a resource center for best practices in alcohol and drug services in New Hampshire. CfEx provides practitioners and providers with tools, resources, training information, and data to support their practices. CfEx is an initiative of the NH Department of Health and Human Services' Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services and is funded in part by the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the NH Governor's Commission on Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, Intervention and Treatment, and the NH Charitable Foundation.
- The New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies Program will take place June 9 – 12, 2014 at Worcester State University, Worcester, MA. With over 20 courses each day, covering dozens of timely topics, the coursework has been designed for new addiction counselors, prevention specialists, recovery coaches, recovery organizers, allied professionals, seasoned clinicians, criminal justice professionals, healthcare professionals, agency administrators, and all who encounter addiction in their work. For more information and to register, visit www.neias.org or contact email@example.com or 207-621-2549. NHBDAS is offering partial scholarships to this event. Deadline for scholarship applications is April 14. To apply, visit: https://neias.site-ym.com/?SS_Schol_Listings
- On behalf of the membership of the National Prevention Network (NPN), a component group of the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD), we welcome you to participate in the 27th Annual NPN Prevention Research Conference that will be held at the The Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut. State prevention directors together with representatives in territories, jurisdictions and tribes, are excited about this year's conference program that will be “CONNECTing Healthy Communities through Prevention Research and Practice." Visit http://swpc.ou.edu/npn/ for more info and to register. NHBDAS will be offering partial scholarships to this event. For more information contact Shannon Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org or (603) 271-5889.
- New England Institute on Addiction Studies sponsors prevention and treatment summer schools as well as a school of best practices.
- New England Addiction Technology Transfer at Brown University offers online courses.
- Northeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies
- Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester Training Insights
- Rhode Island Drug & Alcohol Treatment Assoc. (DATA)
- Vermont Center for Health & Learning
- Connecticut Statewide Training Calendar
- CADCA online courses for coalition work and community problem solving
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