The South Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (SSWATTC) is offering eight-week, 20-hour, web-based online learning series that provide interactive training and consultation to professionals delivering behavioral health services in an online environment. Workwise is structured to provide online interactive training, skill-based learning and practice, group and self-study activities, reading assignments, and discussion in topics essential to utilizing technology to provide clinical services.

Each series requires the following participant commitment and expectations:
  • Complete a one hour pre-requisite session and demonstrate basic technology knowledge and skills prior to series enrollment
  • Commit to 8-weeks of training, for 1.5 hours weekly (scheduled days and times provided)
  • Access to appropriate technology to utilize online videoconferencing platform (i.e., web-camera)
  • Be prepared and actively participate during scheduled series time
  • Completion of ONE hour of weekly home work

There is no cost to participate in a series.

The first 30 eligible registrants per series will be accepted. Participants must complete the mandatory one hour technology knowledge & skills pre-requisite session to be accepted into a series. Upon successful completion of a series you will receive a certificate for 20 continuing education units FREE.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Each series has been approved for 20 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 – makeup work not provided or accepted.
Individuals may register for only ONE of the series below.  

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.


Every Friday March 2 – April 20, 2018, 11-12:30pm Central Time


  • 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


Sandnes Boulanger, MSW, LCSW, CAP, CET, Clinical Director at Operation PAR Largo Campus

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

This course has been cancelled.

Timeline: Every Wednesday, April 11 – May 30, 2018, 1:00pm – 2:30pm Central Time


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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