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Focus on Stimulant Misuse

Explore a listing of highlighted resources from the TTC Networks addressing stimulant misuse.
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HealtheKnowledge.org Online Learning

Free and Low Cost Continuing Education for Healthcare Providers
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Building Health Equity and Inclusion

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Native American Heritage Month

November 2019
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The ATTC Messenger is a monthly e-pub with information and news relevant to the field.

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Search our calendar of upcoming trainings and events to find a training to fit your needs!

Upcoming Events

Nov

13

Coming Into the Light: Breaking the Stigma of SUDs

Stigma is a major barrier preventing millions of people who are struggling with substance use from

Nov

13

Stimulant Use: Responses by the Parenting in Recovery/ Family Drug Treatment Court Program

This is the 4th session of the Women and Stimulant Use Project ECHO Series. The series will utilize

Nov

13

Ohio R&R Learning Collaborative Follow-up Call #3

Recruiting and retaining a workforce poses a major challenge for many organizations that provide

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Woman and Stimulant Use: Recovery Supports - Expanding Recovery Capital

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Woman and Stimulant Use: Responses by the Parenting in Recovery/ Family Drug Treatment Court Program

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SPEAK UP Implicit and Explicit Bias Training

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Pain Management & Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits

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Technology Transfer Centers Collaborate to Provide Better Service

SUCCESS STORIES

The Role of Spirituality and Faith in the Treatment and Healing of SUDs

From 2002 to 2018, recognition has increased for evidence-based studies that focus on the importance of patient spirituality in treatment and healing of SUDs due to a mandate by the Joint Commission on Accreditation and Healthcare for the administration of a spiritual assessment by healthcare providers for patients and their families. 

For the past 17 years, the Southeast ATTC has collaborated with communities of faith through the facilitation of conferences, learning academies, listening sessions, webinars and SUD workshops.

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Workplace Learning: Helping Practitioners Work Wiser

After 25 years of conducting training workshops, translating research into bite-size pieces for curricula or stand-alone products, and creating opportunities for performance feedback to enhance skill development, the ATTCs are ‘upping their game’ to offer novel training/technical assistance (TA) options that include multiple learning components in new delivery formats focused on changing practices. Leading these efforts in 2017-2018, the Pacific Southwest ATTC and partner institutions recently began implementing new training models for workforce development...

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Southeast Asia-HIV ATTC's Expansion of New Learning Strategies

To promote the expansion of new learning strategies, SEA-HATTC mapped out an implementation of behavioral health ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) model as a guided practice strategy for transforming medical education and increasing workforce capacity to teach best-practice specialty care.Having been endorsed as a highly innovative strategy that produces improvements in the quality and efficiency of integrated care, ECHO is a low-cost yet high-impact intervention linking expert inter-disciplinary teams of practitioners through tele-education.

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New England ATTC: Leadership Development Program

By 2024, 1 in 4 members of the United States workforce will be 55 years or older.  In the addiction treatment and recovery field, concerns about the aging workforce are compounded by the overdose epidemic, high rates of staff turnover, and the rapidly changing behavioral healthcare landscape. Thus, there is an urgent need to develop a new generation of addiction treatment and recovery leaders

To address this need, the New England ATTC recently announced the launch of a new intensive technical assistance (TA) initiative for aspiring leaders in the addictions field: the Leadership Development Program (LDP).
 

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SoberBowl II: Stealth Recovery Advocacy

In the fall of 2016, Houston was abuzz with excitement about Super Bowl 2017, which was held at Houston's NRG Stadium. Billboards and restaurants advertised the big game, with accompanying big entertainment and watch parties.

"That's when I realized that people in recovery need an alcohol- and drug-free space where they can participate in all the energy surrounding the Super Bowl," says Abbott.

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