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New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Treatment

Dates and times vary by course. For a list of sponsored courses view below. For a full detailed agenda, visit the Best Practices website.

For 28 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. This year, both the New England PTTC and MHTTC are joining us in supporting Best Practices activities from August 23-27, 2021.

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, focusing heavily on evidence-based and promising approaches specific to addressing addiction. 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:


Monday Opening Plenary Session: "Stigma, Drugs, and Treatment" 

Wednesday Plenary Session: "Addressing Tobacco and Substance Use Disorders"

Friday Closing Plenary: "The Future of Recovery"


601.M.T.W: Clinical Supervision Foundations 

* Meets: Monday, August 23 (2:00 pm – 5:15 pm ET), Tuesday, August 24 (10:30 am – 4:45 pm ET), and Wednesday, August 25 (10:30 am – 4:45 pm ET) 

251.T: Stimulants and their Impact on Brain and Behavior – Best Practices and Approaches 

252.T: Opioid Treatment in Correctional Settings 

255.T: Ethics for Addiction Counselors

256.T Crisis Intervention Issues and Challenges 

351.W: Helping people with Co-Occurring Substance Use & Mental Health Disorders from a Clinical Perspective

352.W: Mood Disorders and Substance Use

603.Th.F: Training of Trainers: Medication Assisted Treatment 101 and 201

*Meets for 4 Days:

  • During Best Practices School: Thursday, August 26 & Friday, August 27 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and

  • Post-Program: Tuesday, August 31 & Wednesday, September 1 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

451.Th: Advanced Clinical Supervision: What's Next?

453.Th: Violence against Women

456.Th: Stages of Change (Trans-Theoretical Model) 

551.F: Addressing Methamphetamines

552.F: Cultural Considerations for Increasing Positive Outcomes for LGBTQ Individuals Across the Continuum of Care

554.F: Race and Violence in Our Communities 

701.P: The Power of Groups: Group Work Using Motivational Interviewing

*Meets Post-Program: Thursday, September 2 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm ET)



Starts: Aug. 23, 2021 12:30 pm
Ends: Aug. 27, 2021 2:15 pm
Registration Deadline
August 20, 2021
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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