The South Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center is offering the following extended online learning series:

 
This online learning community will showcase digital health technologies related to recovery support services for individuals with substance use challenges, thereby helping behavioral health peer recovery, clinical and administrative staff become familiar with and develop/increase their digital health technology skills.

When

Every Tuesday, August 14 – September 11, 2018
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Central Time

Target Audience

Recovery Coaches/Support Specialists currently providing recovery support services and Clinical/Administrative Staff that work in recovery oriented systems of care in a behavioral health agency located in the South Southwest ATTC region: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas

Commitment and Expectations:

Prior to the first session, the following must be completed:
  1. View a 20-minute video tutorial on how to use and maximize the videoconferencing platform 
  2. Attending the live one-hour technology session on  Tuesday August 14th at 12:00 p.m. CT
Participate in a 4-week active learning community: 1.5 hours weekly on scheduled days and time and complete ONE hour of weekly assignments
Access to appropriate technology to utilize videoconferencing platform, i.e., computer, webcam, internet 
Be prepared and actively participate during scheduled series time

There is no Cost to Participate

The first 35 registrants will be accepted and a waiting list initiated thereafter. In order to receive continuing education, participants must complete the technology session, be prepared for and join each BRC session, and actively engage in group discussions. Due to limited enrollment, if you cannot commit to the full participant requirements, please defer this opportunity to others.

Continuing Education:

This series has been approved for a total of 12 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 and includes participation in the live one-hour technology training, one-hour introduction presentation, and 4-weeks of online training. No credit will be awarded for non-attendance and make-up work is not provided or accepted. 
 
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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

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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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