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Tag: Pearls of Wisdom

ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom Podcast Series, Episode 4: The Next Decade (2023 and Beyond)

Published: 02/29/2024
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network, we're taking stock of where we've been, and looking ahead to where we are going. We invite you to listen to our Pearls of Wisdom podcast series. Each episode examines a different decade in our network's history, and features conversations with the people […]
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ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom Podcast Series, Episode 3: The Previous Decade (2013-2022)

Published: 02/15/2024
 In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network, we're taking stock of where we've been, and looking ahead to where we are going. We invite you to listen to our Pearls of Wisdom podcast series. Each episode examines a different decade in our network's history, and features conversations with the people […]
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ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom Podcast Series, Episode 2: The Second Decade (2003-2012)

Published: 02/01/2024
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network, we're taking stock of where we've been, and looking ahead to where we are going. We invite you to listen to our Pearls of Wisdom podcast series. Each episode examines a different decade in our network's history, and features conversations with the people […]
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ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom Podcast Series, Episode 1: The First Decade (1993-2003)

Published: 01/23/2024
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network, we're taking stock of where we've been, and looking ahead to where we are going. We invite you to listen to our Pearls of Wisdom podcast series. Each episode examines a different decade in our network's history, and features conversations with the people […]
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ATTC/NIATx’s Top 10 Posts From Our First Decade

Published: 08/24/2023
 Compiled by ATTC/NIATx staff and directors This month marks a decade of partnership and collaboration between the ATTC Network and NIATx on our shared blog. In that time, we’ve published more than 300 articles, including multiple series, from the pearls of wisdom we’ve learned over the years, to all the many new places you can […]
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ATTC’s Pearls of Wisdom: Using the Science to Service Laboratory to bridge the gap between research and practice

Published: 07/20/2023
 By Rosemarie Martin, PhD and Sara Becker, PhD, New England ATTC The New England ATTC at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies of Brown University has been continuously funded since the ATTC network’s inception in 1993. The mission of the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies is to promote the identification, prevention and effective […]
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ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom: Saving Lives and Advancing Behavioral Health Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Published: 07/06/2023
 By: Dr. Susie Villalobos, National Hispanic Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center SAMHSA Addiction Technology Transfer Centers In the realm of behavioral health, access to effective treatment and support services is crucial for individuals facing mental health challenges or substance use disorders. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has taken significant strides in […]
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Watch: ATTC Network's 30th Anniversary Celebration

Published: 06/30/2023
Since 1993, the vision of the ATTC Network has been to unify science, education and service to transform lives through evidence-based and promising treatment and recovery practices in a recovery-oriented system of care. The ATTC Network is an international, multidisciplinary resource for professionals in the addictions treatment and recovery services field. Established in 1993 by […]
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ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom: Flipping the Classroom to Improve Intensive Technical Assistance Efforts

Published: 06/15/2023
By Bryan Hartzler, PhD, director, Northwest ATTC, director/research associate professor, Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute (ADAI), University of Washington School of Medicine A convergence of technological advances and pandemic influences has resulted in an influx of asynchronous learning resources, or products the health workforce access individually and experience at their own pace. Examples include online training […]
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ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom: Training & Trainer Evolution – COVID’s Lasting Impact

Published: 06/01/2023
 By Paul Warren, LMSW, Research Project Director at the New York State Psychiatric Institute The COVID-19 pandemic forced and expedited the use of technology to provide services, training, and technical assistance (TA) on an unprecedented scale across the globe, in all professions. From our present vantage point, trainers and TA Providers may wonder “Will SUD […]
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ATTC’s Pearls of Wisdom: Innovative partnerships + hard work help tackle stimulant use in the Western U.S. & beyond

Published: 05/18/2023
By: Beth A. Rutkowski, MPH, co-director, Pacific Southwest ATTC I’ll never forget the first time we met Tom Donohoe back in spring 2004. Tom is a colleague from the UCLA Department of Family Medicine and Director of the LA Region of the HRSA-funded Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center (PAETC). UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs […]
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ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom: Driving Integrated Knowledge Transfer and Implementation Via Collaboration

Published: 05/04/2023
 By Oscar Morgan, Central East ATTC Since joining the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network in 2001, the Central East ATTC has endeavored to provide training and technical assistance (T/TA) that includes promoting gender, racial, sexual orientation equity, and cultural considerations. In addition to influencing people's experiences in the behavioral health system, these diverse identity […]
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ATTC’s Pearls of Wisdom: Address Challenges with a Collaborative Spirit and an Eye on the Big Picture

Published: 04/20/2023
By Pamela Woll, Southeast ATTC, based on interviews with Center leadership. In SAMHSA Region 4, the Southeast ATTC has learned that overwhelming challenges call for openness, broad vision, collaboration, creativity, flexibility, and a willingness to reach out at every level for ideas that will help us build hope and support recovery. Region Four has eight […]
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ATTC’s Pearls of Wisdom: The Legacy and Future of the NIATx Model and the Great Lakes ATTC

Published: 04/06/2023
 By Todd Molfenter, PhD, director of Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, & PTTC How can I successfully make “organizational change?” This is the fundamental question that started the NIATx movement. Simply stated, NIATx is a set of tools and techniques used to make organizational change: whether it be improving the admissions process, implementing an evidence-based clinical […]
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ATTC’s Pearls of Wisdom: Learning from Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Published: 03/16/2023
By Meg Schneider, communications coordinator, National American Indian/Alaska Native ATTC "I have seen that in any great undertaking it is not enough for a man to depend simply upon himself." - Lone Man (Isna-la-wica), Teton Sioux Western science has relatively recently come to understand the importance of social wellness in promoting better physical, mental, emotional, […]
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ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom: Centering marginalized voices in the change process

Published: 03/02/2023
By Maureen Nichols, South Southwest ATTC, Jessica Jarvis, South Southwest ATTC, Dawn Tyus, African American Behavioral Health Center of Excellence, Susie Villalobos, National Hispanic and Latino ATTC In 2021, following the promotion of the ATTC Network’s new core curriculum on stimulants, the South Southwest ATTC received a request from our region’s substance use treatment and recovery […]
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ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom: Investing Soundly By Building the Substance Use Disorder Workforce

Published: 02/16/2023
By Nancy A. Roget, MS and Cindy Juntunen, PhD, Mountain Plains ATTC According to Benjamin Franklin, “For the best return on your money, pour your purse into your head.” This is sound advice and one that SAMHSA has followed through its funding of the Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTCs). The ATTCs emphasize preparing the SUD […]
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ATTC’s Pearls of Wisdom: Relationship building starts with ‘listening’

Published: 02/02/2023
By Catelyn Holmes, for the Mid-America ATTC   If there’s one thing Pat Stilen has learned in her decades’ long career, it’s the value of building relationships, and that starts by listening.   “Building relationships and listening, that makes all the difference in the world,” she said.   Stilen, a social worker, retired from her […]
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