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Regional Training Resources


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NAADAC Annual Alaska Training Institute
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, offers an annual institute in Alaska each spring providing specialized education on a theme (2023's was "Trauma, Resilience, and Advanced Skills for Treating Substance Use Disorders"). Up to 17-20 CE are typically available for attending. 

CHD Genius Training Registration System (formerly AKTCLMS)
This platform is a collaborative effort from the University of Alaska, the Mental Health Trust Authority, and Trust Beneficiary providers statewide. It is a web-based catalog of both face-to-face and distance training (online) opportunities in Alaska.

Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor Training (RADACT)
RADACT coordinates and deliver on-site training, as well as correspondence classes and a 3-week training academy.


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Idaho Board of Alcohol/Drug Counselor Certification, Inc.
Provides certification for prevention, counseling, and recovery support specialists in the state of Idaho.

Idaho RADAR Center training calendar
The Idaho RADAR Center curates this listing of local, national, and online training and continuing education programs.

ECHO Idaho: Opioids, Pain, and Substance Use Disorders
Project ECHO program at University of Idaho providing support for providers who treat complex patients with chronic pain, opioid use disorder, and/or other substance use disorders.


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Addiction Medicine ECHOs
Offered by the Oregon ECHO Network.

Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO)
Comprehensive listing of courses and conferences located throughout Oregon for mental health and addiction counselors (most include CE).

Oregon Health Authority Peer Support Specialist training
Training and certification resources for peer support specialists and peer wellness specialists in Oregon.

Portland DBT Institute: DBT Trainings
Full orientation to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), from basics to courses developed to help already-DBT-savvy clinicians hone their skills. Approved by ACEP; some trainings offer NBCC-approved CE.

Trauma-Informed Oregon
Offers trainings, webinars, state-wide events, and conferences about trauma-informed care.


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Athena Forum calendar
Calendar of upcoming events from a range of organizations, curated by the Washington State Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery.

UW Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute calendar
Provides information about upcoming webinars and other events ADAI presenters or centers, including the Northwest ATTC, are involved in.

Cascadia Training
Professional development trainings (mostly in-person) for providers who work in mental or behavioral health, social work, or substance use disorders. Offers CE for NBCC, NASW, NAADAC, and OSPI.

Forefront Suicide Prevention
This UW Center for Excellence offers training for school & higher ed professionals, behavioral health providers, pharmacy professionals, medical providers, community members, and firearm retailers/safety instructors.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Offers a range of in-person and virtual training on systems change to improve health care delivery.

Institute for Individual and Organizational Change (IFIOC)
Motivational interviewing training center located in Spokane, WA (trainings are held across the state).


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Chemical Dependency Training Consortium of the Northwest
Low-cost training in Washington and Oregon for staff, interns, and volunteers of member agencies and other professional caregivers. All trainings meet all standards of and are recognized for CE from NAADAC, the Washington State Department of Health, and the ACCBO.

The Workshop Calendar
Calendar listing of upcoming mental health continuing education workshops from a variety of organizations in Washington, Oregon, and California.


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Behavioral Tech: A Linehan Institute Training Company
Founded by Marsha Linehan, PhD, ABPP, the developer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Offers nationwide in-person and online training on DBT for mental/behavioral health providers.

Mental Health First Aid
Nationwide in-person training on mental health first aid, as well as training for those interested in becoming MHFA trainers themselves.

Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)
MINT is a professional organization of independent MI trainers.

NAADAC: The Association for Addiction Professionals
Calendar of national trainings and conferences curated by NAADAC.

Prevention Research Institute
Training for professionals in both prevention and treatment of substance use disorders, with a focus on motivational interviewing, the transtheoretical model of behavioral change, and the Lifestyle Risk Reduction Model. Also offers “new instructor” training for those who want to be able to teach others their models.

Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS)
National training and clinical mentoring project developed in response to the opioid use disorder crisis. Offers online and in-person training, including free 8-hour buprenorphine waiver training for physicians and other prescribers.


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Free and low-cost learning, and low-cost continuing education credits, for healthcare providers. The ATTC uses this platform to host all of its online trainings.

C4 Innovations
Offers online (live or on-demand) training about housing and homelessness, trauma, and behavioral health and recovery, with a special focus on public health and marginalized and vulnerable populations.

Distance Learning Center for Addiction Studies (DLCAS)
Approved as a training provider by NAADAC, with CE also available from NBCC and state certification/licensure boards. Includes trainings about cultural humility, ethics, family, treatment, prevention, and more.

Institute for Research, Education & Training in Addictions (IRETA)
IRETA offers some online courses (CE available), as well as a webinar series.

NAADAC Webinar Series
NAADAC hosts multiple webinars per month, all of which are eligible for continuing education credit (free for members, $15-35 for non-members).

Professional Development Resources, Inc.
Provider of online continuing education for healthcare professionals. Includes mental health, substance use disorders, and other related topics. Accredited by APA and NBCC.