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.
The ATTC Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families (ATTC CoE-PPW) was established to develop a family- centered treatment national curricula, web-based toolkit, and provides support for national training efforts through the ATTC Network. Click HERE for more information.
30-Minute Presentations on Behavioral Health Issues Affecting
Pregnant & Postpartum Women
Presenter Name: Deborah Werner, MA, PMP
Title: Supporting Recovery through Housing: Options and Innovations for Women and Families
Brief Overview: Where you live impacts where you access services, develop supportive relationships, work or go to school. Housing is one of the pillars of recovery. And yet, accessing safe, affordable housing in neighborhoods of choice can be challenging for women and families who are experiencing both substance use disorders and poverty. This session will introduce housing options and innovations for women and families including recovery housing, permanent supportive housing, affordable housing developments and other housing counseling. Collaborative, policy and programmatic approaches to expanding the array of available housing options will also be discussed.
A national campaign to address the substance use treatment needs of adolescents.
Join us for the third webinar in the quarterly series on new approaches in evidence-based prevention and substance use disorder treatment for youth:
The Value of Evidenced Based Screening, Assessment and Treatment for Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders
This presentation will look at the value of evidenced based screening, assessment and evidence based practices for adolescents with substance use disorders. It will a) review multiple large demonstrations of the feasibility, replicability, effectiveness and cost effectiveness of several approaches to screening, assessment, treatment and recovery support services; b) show that comprehensive assessment is important because most present with multiple co-occurring problem; and c) examine recent meta analyses and articles demonstrating that a wide range of evidence based treatment, recovery support and other practices are associated with better outcomes than treatment as usual. The course will also provide a list of recent references in this area.
Presenter: Michael L. Dennis, Ph.D. Dr. Michael Dennis is a Senior Research Psychologist and the Director of the GAIN Coordinating Center at Chestnut Health Systems in Normal, IL
Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern (1pm Central / 12pm Mountain /11am Pacific)
Equips health care providers, communities and local governments with material to develop practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Addresses issues for health care providers, first responders, treatment providers, and those recovering from opioid overdose. Updated in 2016.