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Tag: ATTC Network 25th Anniversary

The South Southwest ATTC Consortium of Higher Education Institutions

Published: 05/28/2019
Maureen Nichols Director, South Southwest ATTC In 1993, the South Southwest ATTC formed an educational consortium of community colleges across Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas) to impact the quality of clinical addiction care by enhancing academic preparation for new counselors entering the addictions treatment field and to support the recruitment and […]
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Welcome to the New National Hispanic and Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center

Published: 05/14/2019
Pierluigi Mancini, Phd, MAC Director, National Hispanic and Latino ATTC National Hispanic and Latino ATTC Welcome to the New National Hispanic and Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center, (National Hispanic and Latino ATTC) the latest member of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center network (ATTC). The National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA), the grant recipient, was established […]
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Great Lakes ATTC: Process Improvement Focus Helps Organizations Implement Evidence-Based Practices

Published: 05/01/2019
Todd Molfenter, Ph.D. Director, Great Lakes ATTC The mission of the ATTC Network includes “accelerating the adoption and implementation of evidence-based and promising addiction treatment and recovery-oriented practices and services.” At the Great Lakes ATTC, we’re applying our background in implementation science and process improvement to help accelerate the adoption and implementation of EPBs in […]
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ECHO-CMU for ATTC 25th Anniversary: SEA-HATTC’s expansion of new learning strategies

Published: 04/17/2019
Behavioral health is a major problem while ongoing health workforce shortage is global issue. SEA-HATTC signed MOU with Missouri Telehealth Network, University of Missouri for utilization of ECHO® model and software to conduct virtual clinics via multi-point videoconferencing also extend behavioral healthcare knowledge and tele-consultation to primary care and community hospitals in the upper northern […]
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Workplace Learning: Helping Practitioners Work Wiser

Published: 04/10/2019
Nancy Roget, Joyce Hartje & Terra Hamblin  CASAT, University of Nevada Reno  Pacific Southwest ATTC 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 Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTCs) are ‘upping their game’ to offer novel […]
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Trainer Development Efforts to Build a Competent Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery Workforce in the Pacific Jurisdictions

Published: 04/03/2019
Beth A. Rutkowski, MPH Co-Director, Pacific Southwest ATTC In the 2012-17 funding cycle, the Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (Pacific Southwest ATTC) region was expanded to encompass HHS Region 9. Formerly serving only California and Arizona, the Pacific Southwest ATTC now also serves Nevada, Hawaii, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated […]
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Northwest ATTC & Tri-County Behavioral Health Providers Association Motivational Interviewing Teaching & Coaching Collaborative

Published: 03/27/2019
March 27, 2019 Meg Brunner, MLIS Northwest ATTC Motivational interviewing (MI) is the number one training request the Northwest ATTC receives from our region. Providers are embracing this evidence-based practice and, at the same time, are also struggling to access training and on-going coaching to promote staff proficiency. The challenge leaders report is: how do […]
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Improving Substance Use Prevention and Treatment: International Efforts

Published: 03/19/2019
March 20, 2019 Kim Johnson Executive Director ICUDDR  Did you know that there is an international effort to improve the quality of substance use prevention and treatment through workforce and infrastructure development? The Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) supports a series of efforts in developing countries to do […]
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The Healing of the Canoe: Community Pulling Together

Published: 03/14/2019
March 14, 2019 Meg Brunner, MLIS Northwest ATTC  The Healing of the Canoe began as a collaborative project between the Suquamish Tribe, the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, and the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington, now the home of the Northwest ATTC.  Suquamish and Port Gamble S’Klallam identified the prevention of […]
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Advancing Family-Centered Care for Pregnant and Parenting Women

Published: 03/04/2019
Pat Stilen, MSW Co-Director Sarah Knopf-Amelung, MA-R Kate Mallula, MPH, LMSW Mid-America ATTC March 5, 2019 As former director of a women’s treatment program in Nebraska, Mid-America ATTC Co-Director Pat Stilen saw firsthand the importance of family in mothers’ recovery journeys. She also recognized that family-centered care was the exception rather than the standard of […]
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Medication-Assisted Treatment: Promoting Tools for Successful Recovery

Published: 02/22/2019
February 25, 2019 Pat Stilen, MSW Co-Director, Mid-America ATTC Kansas City, home to the Mid-America ATTC at the University of Missouri Kansas City A decade ago, few people knew about the array of medications available to support persons in recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs). In the judicial and corrections arenas, if persons coming into jails […]
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Allying with Peru to Integrate LGBT-Affirming Practices

Published: 01/24/2019
Kim-Monique Johnson Diana Padilla Edgar Vargas Northeast and Caribbean ATTC January 24, 2019 “This is the first time I have ever discussed LGBTQ health care with anyof my colleagues – it’s long overdue that we treat the LGTBQ community with dignity and respect. This is about humanity.”– Psychiatrist, SOGI Training Participant, Lima, Perú Diana Padilla, […]
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Scott County, IN: Where It's Cool to Be In Recovery

Published: 01/17/2019
February 4, 2019 Maureen Fitzgerald Great Lakes ATTC In spring 2015, the HIV outbreak caused by injection drug use in rural Scott County, Indiana, made headlines around the world. More than 200 cases were confirmed in the town of Austin, affecting one-fifth of its population of 4,200. This rural county faced multiple challenges in addressing […]
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Central East ATTC: Implementing Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in Title X Family Planning Settings

Published: 01/15/2019
January 15, 2019 Shelly Miller Consultant, Central East ATTC Subject Matter Expert, Family Planning Over the past year, the Central East ATTC collaborated with the Region III, Title X Family Planning Program to integrate the SBIRT model for early intervention and treatment services for substance use disorder within reproductive health care centers. The goal is […]
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Pacific Southwest ATTC Launches 3-Year Implementation and Process Improvement Technical Assistance Capacity Initiative

Published: 01/07/2019
January 8, 2019 Michael S. Shafer, Ph.D. Pacific Southwest ATTC Facilitating patient change is a core essential skill of effective behavioral health care. Facilitating organizational change is a core essential element of implementing evidence-based practices and other practice improvement strategies designed to promote patient change. Beginning January 22-24, 2019, and continuing over the course of […]
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New England ATTC: Leadership Development Program

Published: 12/19/2018
December 19, 2018 New England ATTC By 2024, 1 in 4 members of the United States workforce will be 55 years or older, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. This is more than double the rate in 1994, when workers over 55 only accounted for 12% of the workforce. In the short-term, organizations often […]
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Building Healthy Native Communities: National American Indian & Alaska Native ATTC

Published: 12/10/2018
December 11, 2018 Jeff Ledolter & Anne Helene Skinstad National American Indian & Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center On November 14, 2018, the National American Indian & Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC), Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC), and Prevention Technology Transfer Centers (PTTC) gathered at the University of Iowa’s College of […]
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Building Rural and Technology Literacy Skills

Published: 12/08/2018
December 11, 2018 Nancy Roget Thomasine Heitkamp Joyce Hartje Mountain Plains Addiction Technology Transfer Center Since its inception in 1993 (one of the original ATTCs), what is now the Mountain Plains ATTC has focused on creating research-based SUD treatment/recovery products that can easily be inserted into existing curricula by behavior health faculty, which helps make […]
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Building a Science of Recovery: The Pinnacle ATTC Achievement?

Published: 11/05/2018
November 6, 2018 Mike Flaherty, PhD Founder, Institute for Research, Education, and Training in the Addictions Former Director, Northeast ATTC In 25 years of service to our nation, providers, and the public, the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC) has achieved many accomplishments capable of being referred to as its “pinnacle” achievement. Indeed, reaching 25 […]
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