The Northeast & Caribbean Addiction Technology Transfer Center is offering the following extended online learning series:


Workwise: Preparing your Health Center for SBIRT Implementation (SBIRT-IP)

Workwise: SBIRT-IP is structured to provide online consultation, skill-based learning and practice, group and self-study activities, reading assignments, and discussion for healthcare providers establishing or currently implementing SBIRT in their agency. Through virtual, interactive learning, participants will receive real-time performance feedback related SBIRT implementation strategies with an emphasis on integrating brief interventions into current services and workflow.

When:

Every Wednesday, August 8 - September 12, 2018
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time
August 8th technology session is scheduled for 60 minutes only

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Integrated Healthcare Teams, Behavioral Health, Substance Use Disorders, and Recovery Service providers located in the Northeast & Caribbean ATTC region (HHS Region 2)
  • Currently using SBIRT or in the process of implementing SBIRT in a healthcare setting 

Participant Commitment and Expectations:

  • Prior to the first session on August 15th, complete the following:
    • View a 20-minute video that provides instruction on how to use and maximize the videoconferencing platform
    • Attend a live one-hour Orientation to Technology Session on Wednesday, August 8th at 12:00 p.m. ET
  • Participate in 5 weeks of training: 1.5 hours weekly on scheduled  days/time and complete ONE hour of weekly learning activities
  • Access to appropriate technology to utilize online videoconferencing platform (i.e., webcam)
  • Be prepared and actively participate during scheduled series time

Cost to participate in a series

The first 40 registrants will receive a grant-funded scholarship that covers the entire $250 cost of participation. As a scholarship recipient and in order to receive continuing education hours, it is expected participants will complete the technology sessions; be prepared for and join each session; and actively engage in group discussions.
**Due to limited enrollment, if you cannot commit to the full participant requirements, please defer this registration and scholarship opportunity to others.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The MI-IP series has been approved for a total of 21 contact hours through the National Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) ACEP No. 6492. No credit will be awarded for non-attendance or partial attendance. Note: For NYS Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors, OASAS will accept NAADAC hours for re-credentialing purposes.

The knowledge and skills learned should be applied within the framework of any applicable Operating and/or Credentialing regulations in your State of practice.

***Invitation Only - 

For more information contact the Northeast & Caribbean ATTC

 


 

Workwise: Motivational Interviewing-Into Practice (MI-IP)

This course is structured to provide online consultation, skill-based learning and practice, group and self-study activities, reading assignments, and discussion with emphasis on the "intentional use" of MI skills to identify a change goal, resolve ambivalence and increase motivations for change. 

Objectives

  • Describe the relationship between the process of change, ambivalence and Motivational Interviewing
  • State the reason(s) for choosing and using a specific MI skill at a particular moment
  • Demonstrate evoking Change Talk
  • Discern between intentional and non-directional use of MI skills
  • Conduct a personal assessment and develop an individualized MI Strengths & Growth Opportunities plan

Target Audience

  • Behavioral Health, Substance Use Disorders, and Recovery Service providers located in the Northeast & Caribbean ATTC region

When

Course not available


Ongoing Workwise Series:

Workwise: Skills-based Videoconferencing (SbVC) Series

Telebehavioral health and recovery support can assist with the expansion of services and improve client outcomes. It is essential to ensure that professionals providing services using videoconferencing mediums obtain comprehensive and specific training and supervision in order to offer best quality of care. This series will provide a 20-hour curriculum that covers topics essential to practicing in an online environment utilizing blended activities of group and self-study.

Objectives

  • Understand and demonstrate the role of Telebehavioral Health in the continuum of clinical services
  • Identify the professional code of conduct for specific professional association
  • Understand the legal and jurisdictional implications for individual practice
  • Identify, locate, and experience online support groups

Target Audience

  • Behavioral Health, Substance Use Disorders, and Recovery Service providers
  • Baseline knowledge of web-based videoconferencing for use in clinical practice
  • Support the idea of using technology to provide clinical services
  • Currently using videoconferencing and/or those who are going to incorporate videoconferencing into current treatment and recovery services

When

Course not available

Workwise: Technology-Based Clinical Supervision (TBCS) Series:

Would you like the opportunity to enhance your current knowledge or learn how technology can provide an innovative way to approach clinical supervision? This series will provide a 20-hour curriculum that covers topics essential to the development and/or improvement of skills when using technology to conduct clinical supervision in behavioral health settings.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the role of technology in conducting clinical supervision
  • Demonstrate knowledge of technology-based clinical supervision and application in practice
  • Experience conducting technology-based clinical supervision
  • Identify the therapeutic alliance via technology
  • Understand the legal and jurisdictional implications for conducting technology-based clinical supervision

Target Audience are Clinical Supervisors who

  • Work in the Behavioral Health, Substance Use Disorders, and Recovery Support Services Field
  • Have two (2) years clinical supervision experience and understand the concepts of supervision
  • Support the idea of using technology to provide clinical supervision
  • Are currently using or contemplating using technology during supervision

When

Course not available


Workwise is an online training series that provides interactive training and consultation to professionals delivering behavioral health services. Designed to encourage workplace learning, Workwise uses current technologies and instructional/consultation activities to provide virtual interactive training, real-time skill-based learning and practice, group and self-study activities, reading assignments, and discussions on topics essential to increasing knowledge, building skills, and changing practice through the adoption of evidence-based and promising practices.

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