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.
Every Tuesday, August 14 – September 11, 2018
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Central Time
• 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:
View a 20-minute video tutorial on how to use and maximize the videoconferencing platform
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.
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.
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
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
Course not available at time, check back later for updates.
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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