New England ATTC at Brown University

The New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center is part of a national network consisting of 10 regional centers, 4 national focus areas and a coordinating office that provide services to all US states and territories. As a multidisciplinary resource for professionals in the substance use disorders treatment and recovery support services field, the ATTC Network serves to:

  • Raise awareness of evidence-based and promising treatment and recovery practices,
  • Build skills to prepare the workforce to deliver state-of-the-art addiction treatment and recovery services, and
  • Change practice by incorporating these new skills into everyday use for the purpose of improving addiction treatment and recovery outcomes

News and Events  -  Event Pics

 

News and Events:


 

 
The Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Task Force Presents:
 
Service Collaboration to Address Prenatal Substance Use and Substance-exposed
Newborns in RI
 
Friday, October 6, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Rhode Island College - Student Union
About...
 
Please join us for an interprofessional event designed to provide an opportunity for various disciplines throughout RI to collaborate around coordinating supportive services for pregnant women and substance-exposed newborns. This interactive event will include presentations as well as small groups discussions. The major areas of focus will be;
 
  • an overview of NAS,
  • best practices for family focused support,
  • resources for providers and families,
  • cross disciplinary discussion,
  • networking
Speakers...
 
  • Mara Coyle, MD Women and Infants Hospital
  • Representatives from Anchor Recovery
  • Rhode Island College Faculty
  • Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)
  • Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH)
  • Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), and community providers.
 
Target Audience...
 
Substance Use Treatment Providers, Family Support Workers/Family Visitors, DCYF, Pregnant/Post Partum treatment providers, Medical providers, Mental Health treatment providers, and students
 
- Impacted Caregivers Welcome -
Registration...
 
*$15 per attendee - Cash or Checks ONLY 
 
Checks made payable to: RIAAP ( RI chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics ).
 
Will include light snacks and beverages. Special discount for families and caregivers.
 
*If registration raises more money than is needed to cover meeting costs the extra funds will be given as a donation to support food and transportation needs for families who have substance-exposed infants during extended stays at this hospital.
Training Information...
 
Continuing Education:
CEUs will be provided.
 
Approved contact hours:
Women & Infants Hospital is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited Approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
 
Where:
Rhode Island College, Student Union Bldg.
 
When:
Registration at 12:30 PM
Conference 1pm-4pm
 
 
Click HERE or on image above for directions.
 
If you have a disability and require an accommodation to participate in this conference, please contact RIC
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


New England Summit for Clinical Excellence Presents:
The Opioid Crisis: Strategies for Treatment and Recovery

November 2-3, 2017 | Bedford, MA | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston - Bedford Glen

Earn up to 17 CEs (includes ethics)

REGISTER NOW

Prescription drug and opioid abuse is devastating New England. News outlets continuously report on overdoses, broken families, and straining healthcare systems. Yet stakeholders of all types are finding ways to work together to heal communities, promote recovery, and address stigma. Despite the many tragedies, real change is happening, lives are transforming, and helping professionals are making a difference. Join leading researchers and clinical experts tackling this crisis—and be part of the solution—at the third annual Summit for Clinical Excellence in New England.
 
Join Us in New England, November 2-3, 2017:
  • Intermediate to Advanced Clinical Training for Mental and Behavioral Health Professionals
  • Earn up to 16.0 CEs, Includes the Ethics Dinner Session, 3 CEs, (Additional Registration Fee)
 
Who Should Attend:
  • Private Practice Therapists
  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Addiction Professionals
  • Social Workers
  • Psychotherapists
Topics Covered:
  • Opioid Use Disorder and Opioid Overdose
  • Ethics
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment
  • The Federal Response to the Opioid Epidemic
  • Law Enforcement and Treatment, Partnering to Engage Opioid Addicts into Care
  • The Opioid Epidemic: Reversing the Crisis

Event Pics

2nd Annual Western Maine Recovery Rally (9/9/17)