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Reclaiming Native Psychological Brilliance


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Reclaiming Native Psychological Brilliance


Sponsored and Hosted By:

California Department of Health Care Services (CA DHCS), Opioid and Stimulant Implementation Support- Training and Technical Assistance (OASIS-TTA)-MAT Expansion Project, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (UCLA ISAP), Kauffman and Associates Inc. and Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center, HHS Region 9 (PSATTC)




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Southern California


February 8, 2022

9:00am-11:00am PST


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Bay Area/Mid State

(yellow region)


February 25, 2022

10:00am-12:00pm PST

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Sacramento Capital

(purple region)


February 25, 2022

10:00am-12:00am PST

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Northern California


February 25, 2022

1:00pm-3:00pm PST


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Please register for the training that corresponds to your region (see map below).

If that date does not work for you, then register for the training that best meets your scheduling needs.


Map of regions - color code



Who should attend:

Tribal/Urban Indian Providers, Physicians, Registered Nurses/Nurse Managers, Clinical Administrators, Psychologists, LMFTs and LCSWs, Certified Substance Use Disorder Treatment Counselors, Other Primary Care and Behavioral Health Specialists/Clinicians, Key Stakeholders (Tribal Police, Wellness Courts, Tribal Family Services, Community Supports, Cultural Leaders, Education Departments and anyone impacted by substances)


Training Description and Core Clinical Components:

This two-hour live virtual training for California Tribal and Urban Indian providers offers a strength-based and historically reclaimed portrayal of the innate psychological brilliance of Native people - - past and present. Remembering Native brilliance is a powerful part of Native identity and can be an important key to Native recovery from substance use. The presenters will review examples of Native brilliance that are relied on not only to maintain today’s world existence, but have also influenced the development of modern psychology. Participants will learn about the advancement of Indigenous psychology and its needed role in in the transformation of substance use treatment and recovery for Native people.


Learning Objectives:

At the end of the live virtual training, participants will be able to:

  1. Recall two (2) ways that Native brilliance is anchored in a North American Indigenous worldview.
  2. Identify two (2) social dynamics that have historically dismissed Native brilliance.
  3. Identify two (2) ways that Native brilliance was almost systematically eradicated by the federal government.
  4. Recognize at least two (2) ways that Native brilliance has had an impact on modern psychology.
  5. Specify at least two (2) contributions that the concept of Native brilliance can contribute to positive outcomes of Native substance use treatment and recovery.


Continuing Education Credits:

The training course meets the qualifications for the provision of two (2.0) continuing education credits/contact hours (CEs/CEHs). UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. UCLA ISAP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

UCLA ISAP is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs (Provider #64812). UCLA ISAP maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Course meets the qualifications for two (2.0) hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCS, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. UCLA ISAP is also an approved provider of continuing education for RADTs I/II, CADCs-CASs, CADCs I/II, CADCs-CSs, and LAADCs (CCAPP, #2N-00-445-1123), CATCs (ACCBC/CAADE, #CP40 872 C 0822), and CAODCs (CADTP, #151).

Partial credit will not be available for those participants who arrive late or leave early.

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this online activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The California Board of Registered Nursing recognizes that Continuing Medical Education (CME) is acceptable for meeting RN continuing education requirements as long as the course is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM ( Nurses will receive a Certificate of Participation following this activity that may be used for license renewal. Continuing education credit will be awarded within 6-8 weeks following completion of the virtual training.

Please contact Emmett Blount at (310) 869-7304 or by email [email protected] if you have questions, concerns, special needs, or require additional information before registering for this web training.


Instructions for Filing a Grievance Concerning UCLA ISAP’s Continuing Education Program:

Please contact Dr. Thomas E. Freese, CE Program Administrator, in writing: (UCLA ISAP, 10911 Weyburn Avenue, Suite 200 Los Angeles, CA 90024) or by phone (310-267-5397). Alternately, you may contact Dr. Gloria Miele or Dr. James Peck, ISAP-affiliated doctoral-level psychologists responsible for program planning for the ISAP CE Program. Drs. Miele and Peck can be reached in writing at: 10911 Weyburn Avenue, Suite 200 Los Angeles, CA 90024 or by phone at: 310-267-5888 (Miele) or 310-267-5346 (Peck).


Notice of Recording: The didactic/lecture portion of the trainings will be recorded.


If you need a disability-related reasonable accommodation/alternative format for this event, please contact Emmett Blount at (310) 869-7304, [email protected] by 2/1/2022.


The UCLA OASIS-TTA Program is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) State Opioid Response SOR 2 Grant to the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). Funding for this event was made possible (in part) by Cooperative Agreement #1 H79 TI080211 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


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Starts: Feb. 25, 2022 10:00 am
Ends: Feb. 25, 2022 3:00 pm
Registration Deadline
February 25, 2022
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