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:


NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF BEST PRACTICES IN ADDICTION TREATMENT - AUGUST 29 - SEPTEMBER 1, 2016


ATTC Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families (ATTC CoE-PPW)

NEW!!

Webinette Series

30-Minute Presentations on Behavioral Health Issues Affecting

Pregnant & Postpartum Women

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.


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)

Register: https://umkcsonhs.adobeconnect.com/e3muf9w3tzn/event/event_info.html

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Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit - Updated 2016

       
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.