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30th Annual New England School of Best Practices

For 29 years, the New England ATTC has served as a proud regional workforce development partner for The Annual New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Services, commonly called Best Practices. The School of Best Practices, developed from the New England Summer School, is an intensive 5-day learning opportunity for established addiction professionals to study an area of special interest in-depth and is taking place August 29, 2022 – September 2, 2022. The New England ATTC will be hosting a number of plenary sessions and specialized courses focused on treatment and recovery support services to address specific needs of the regional workforce.


The New England ATTC is proud to sponsor several plenary sessions and courses including:


Plenary Sessions: 

 Opening Plenary Session - John F. Kelly, PhD, ABPP, Elizabeth R. Spallin 

Closing Plenary - Neurobiology of Addiction - Gerardo Gonzalez, M.D. 



151. M: Intersecting the Clinical and Peer Recovery Roles: A Workforce Development Workshop 

601. MTW: Clinical Supervision Foundations Day 1 of 3 Days

152. M: Stimulants and their Impact on Brain and Behavior – Best Practices and Approaches

601. MTW: Clinical Supervision Foundations Day 2 of 3 Days

251. T: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Co-Occurring Disorders

253. T: Motivational Interviewing: Advancing the Practice

254 .T: Harm Reduction Policy

255. T: Medication Assisted Treatment 101: Understanding the Disorder, Treatment and Protocol

256. T: Spirituality & Holistic Faith-Based Efforts to Address Addiction

601. MTW: Clinical Supervision Foundations Day 3 of 3 Days

353. W: Social Inequalities and Injustices that Impact our Work

452. Th: Advanced Ethics for Addiction Counselors

454. Th: Personality Disorders in Populations We Treat: A deep dive into Borderline & Antisocial PDs

552. F: Evidenced Based Practices with the Criminal Justice Involved Client

553. F: A Revolution in Care: Integrating Harm Reduction into Treatment and Recovery

556. F: De-escalation & Engagement Strategies: A Trauma Informed Approach


For a full detailed agenda, visit the Best Practices website.

Starts: Aug. 29, 2022 12:30 pm
Ends: Sep. 2, 2022 2:15 pm
Registration Deadline
August 29, 2022
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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