New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Dedicated to Advancing Addiction Professionals in New Hampshire

Professional Development Calendar


The following calendar includes events sponsored by other organizations in addition to NHADACA. Events that are external are color-coded green.


NOVEMBER 2019

11/12/19 Providing Effective Consultative Services: A Review of Evidence-Based Supervision Practices; Colleen Yorlets; Bridgewell Headquarters 10 Dearborn Road, Peabody, MA 01960 ( 1pm-3pm, $49) For more information please click here.

11/13/19 Practical Techniques and Strategies for Coaching Children and Teens; Hannah Mariotti; Portsmouth/Pease, Great Bay Community College, NH (6 contact hours, 9am-4pm, $189 tuition) For more information please click here.

11/13/19 Using EMDR Recent Event Protocol with Homicide Survivors & Other Victims of Violent Crimes; Donald F. deGraffenried, LCSW; 2321 Whitney Avenue, Suite 401, Hamden, CT 06518 (9am-4pm, $90) For more information please click here.



The Granite State has some of the highest rates of substance misuse in the country. It also has thousands of people working to support people on their many Roads to Recovery. This series offers people hope, inspiration and direction for prevention and treatment programs. Click here to view the series online.

11/15/19 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: How to Change Thinking to Change Lives; Amy Wood; Portsmouth/Pease, Great Bay Community College, NH (6 contact hours, 9am-4pm, $189 tuition) For more information please click here.

11/15/19 Face Your Fears: Conducting Good Exposure Therapy Across Diagnoses; David F. Tolin, PhD, ABPP; 2321 Whitney Avenue, Suite 401, Hamden, CT 06518 (9am-4pm, $100) For more information please click here.

11/15/19 Helping People with Co-Occurring Substance Use & Mental Health Disorders from a Clinical Perspective; Hotel Northampton 36 King St. Northampton, Massachusetts 01060 (8:30am-4pm, $55) For more information please click here.

11/15/19  NHADACA Annual Meeting and Presentation; Brain Injury Due to Overdose:  Practical Strategies for Assessing & Intervening with Complex Clients; Carolyn Lemsky, PhD; at Manchester Country Club, 180 South River Rd, Bedford, NH (4 CEs, 8 am to 3:30 pm, NHADACA Member & Student $50; Non-member $60; Meeting alone is free; NBCC/NASW add CEs $5) Register here.

11/15/19 9th Annual Summit on Collaborative & Proactive Solutions; Holiday Inn By The Bay Portland, 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101 (8am-4:30pm, $0-$129) For more information please click here.

11/20/19 2019 Strafford County Addiction Summit; Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, 789 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820 (4.75 CEs, 8:30am-3pm, $20) For more information please click here.

11/21/19 Clinician Webinar Series; The Ohio State University case study; Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN; Daniel Clinchot, MD; Simiao Li-Sauerwine, MD; Andrew Thomas, MD, MBA, FACP; Bryant Adibe, MD (2:30pm-4:00pm) For more information please click here.

11/22/19 Guide to Psychiatric Medications for Therapists and Educators; Christine Miller; Manchester Campus, 88 Commercial St, NH (6 contact hours, 9am-4pm, $189 tuition) For more information please click here.

11/22/19 Military Culture; Amy Cook, Susan Brown, LCMHC, MLADC, EMT-I, and additional military member to be determined; Riverbend Community Mental Health Center, 105 Loudon Road, Building 3, Concord, NH 03301 (3 hours, 8:45am-12pm, Registration: Free) Register here.


DECEMBER 2019

12/3/19 Supervising Recovery Support Workers; Michael Lawless, LICSW, MLADC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

12/3/19 Transforming Grief & Loss: Strategies for Your Clients to Heal the Past, Change the Present and Transform the Future; Howard R. Winokuer, PhD, FT; Fireside Inn $ Suites, 81 Riverside St, Portland, ME 04103 (6.25 contact hours, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99-$249.99) For more information please click here.

12/4/19 Transforming Grief & Loss: Strategies for Your Clients to Heal the Past, Change the Present and Transform the Future; Howard R. Winokuer, PhD, FT; Executive Court Conference Center, 1199 South Mammoth Rd, Manchester, NH 03109 (6.25 contact hours, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99-$249.99) For more information please click here.

12/5/19 Transforming Grief & Loss: Strategies for Your Clients to Heal the Past, Change the Present and Transform the Future; Howard R. Winokuer, PhD, FT; Hilton Burlington, 60 Battery St, Burlington, VT 05401 (6.25 contact hours, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99-$249.99) For more information please click here.

12/6/19 Managing Anxiety in School for ages 6 to 12: Insights from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Nick Mian; Manchester Campus, 88 Commercial St., Manchester, NH (6 contact hours, 9am-4pm, $189 tuition) For more information please click here.

12/6/19 Psybersick: Internet Pathology and Social Media Addiction; Joseph Zannella, MA, LADC' 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH  (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5)  Register here. 

12/7-8/19 Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches; Hanna Fyfe-Judd; 15 Constitution Drive, Suite 2N, Bedford, N.H. 03110 (16 CEUs, 8:30am-5:30pm, $100) For more information please call 203-733-2913.

12/7/19 Ethics & Clinical Practice: A Review for Clinicians; Joseph Zannella, MA, LADC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $40, non-members $50; NBCC add $5) Register here.

12/11/19 Connect Suicide Prevention for Behavioral Health Clinicians; Elaine de Mello, LCSW; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $40, non-members $50; NBCC add $5) Register here.

12/13/19 Anxiety and Depression in Adolescent Girls; Christine Miller; Manchester Campus, 88 Commercial St., Manchester, NH (6 contact hours, 9am-4pm, $189 tuition) For more information please click here.

12/13/19 Pain Management & Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits; Dr. Edwin A. Salsitz; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (2 hours, 9:00am-11:00am, Free;  NBCC is not available for this training) Register here. 

12/13/19 The Invisible End of the Spectrum: Older Autistic Adults; Eric Endlich, Ph.D; Bridgewell Headquarters, 10 Dearborn Road, Peabody, MA 01960 (11am-1:30pm) For more information please click here.

12/14,15,21,22/19 Recovery Coach Academy; Michael Judd and Hanna Fyfe-Judd; 15 Constitution Drive, Suite 2N, Bedford, N.H. 03110 (30 CEUs, 8:30am-5:30pm, $150) For more information please call 203-733-2913.

12/16-17/19 New Hampshire Behavioral Health Summit; 700 Elm Street, Manchester, NH 03104 ($115-$210) For more information please click here.


JANUARY 2020

1/9/20 Understanding ASAM Criteria for Non-Clinicians; Paul Kiernan, LADC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100 Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $55, non-members $65; NBCC add $5) Register here.

1/9/20 Addressing Issues of Stigma and Discrimination around Substance Use Disorder; Polly Morris, CPS; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100 Concord, NH (2 contact hours, 1:00pm-3:00pm,  Registration fee: $25  NBCC $5).

1/10/20 Medication Assisted Treatment for Persons with Opioid Use Disordes 201:  Treatment Protocols; Michael Gaudet, LICSW, LCDP; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100 Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $55, non-members $65; NBCC add $5) Register here.

1/10/20 Strategies to Address the Intersection of the Opioid Crisis and Homelessness; Stephanie Allain Savard, LICSW and Meghan Shea, LICSW, MLADC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100 Concord, NH (2 contact hours, 1:00pm-3:00pm,  Registration fee: $25  NBCC $5).

1/14/20 LADC/MLADC Administrative Rules Overview; Dianne Pepin Castrucci, M.Ed.; MLADC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100 Concord, NH (2 contact hours, 1:00pm-3:00pm,  Registration fee: $25) NBCC contact hours are not available for this workshop. Register here.

1/14/20 CRSW Administrative Rules Overview; Dianne Pepin Castrucci, M.Ed.; MLADC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100 Concord, NH (2 contact hours, 9:00am-11:00am, Registration fee: $25) NBCC contact hours are not available for this workshop. Register here.

1/16/20 Neurobiology of Addiction; Nicolas Ruf, MA, LADC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $55, non-members $65; NBCC add $5) Register here.

1/16/20 Clinician Webinar Series; The Virginia Mason Kirkland Medical Center case study; Susan Corbridge (moderator), PhD, APRN, FAANP, FAAN; Richard Furlong, MD; Tiffany Bierbrauer; Jenny Park, PharmD; Rashell Monillas, RN (2:00pm-2:30pm) For more information please click here.

1/17/20 Advocacy 101: How to Advocate in NH; Meghan Farrell and Jess Wojenski; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $40, non-members $50; NBCC add $5) Register here.

1/17/20 Motivational Interviewing Advancing the Practice; Stephen Andrew, LCSW, LADC, CCS; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $55, non-members $65; NBCC add $5) Register here.

1/22/20 Expressive Tools for Clinical Practice; Bodhi Simpson, MA, MT-BC & Kate Beever, LCPC, ATR; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $55, non-members $65; NBCC add $5) Register here. 

1/24-1/25/20 The Age of AnxietyTreatment and Assessment; Xenia Johnson Bhembe, MD; Rebecca Drill, PhD; Judy Reiner Platt, EdD; Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA (14 Credits, 7:45am-5:00pm, Physicians: $435, All others: $320) Register here.

1/29/20 Cultural Considerations for Increasing Positive Outcomes for LGBTQ Individuals Across the Substance Use Disorder Continuum; Marissa Carlson, CPS & Shane Scott, LCSW; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

1/30-2/2/20 Recovery Coach Academy; Virginia Ross; CRSW; NHADACA 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301 (30 hours, 8:30am-5:15pm, Fee $100; NBCC add $5) Register here.

1/31-2/2/20 Speaking Peace; Leah Boyd; 15 Tannery Street Norway, ME, 04268 (Times differ per day, $133 before January 15) For more information please click here.


FEBRUARY 2020

2/4/20 Connect Suicide Prevention for Behavioral Health Clinicians; Elaine de Mello, LCSW; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $40, non-members $50; NBCC add $5) 

2/5-6/20 Mechanics of Addiction Counseling:  Evaluation & Treatment Planning; Michael Gaudet, LICSW, LCDP ; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (12 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $95; non-members $100; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

2/6/20 The Connect Program: Recognizing & Responding to Suicide Risk in Those Impacted by Substance Use Disorder; Ann Duckless; MA; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $40, non-members $50; NBCC add $5.  Snow date 2/13/20) Register here.

2/7/20 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Michael Gaudet; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

2/7-2/8/20 School Mental Health Treating Students K-12; Judy Reiner Platt, EdD; Nancy Rappaport, MD; Christopher Willard, PsyD; Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA (14 Credits, 7:45am-5:15pm, Physicians: $435, All others: $320) Register here.

2/12/20 Understanding Substance Use Disorder; Corey Gately; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (3 contact hours, 8:45am - 12:00pm, Registration Fee: $25; *NBCC add $5) Register here. 

2/14/20  HIV Trends & Treatment; Peter DalPra, LADC, LCS; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $40; non-members $50; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

2/14/20  Re-Thinking Addiction in an Opioid Epidemic; Sharon Morello, BSN, RN; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (3 contact hours, 9:00am-12:15pm, $25; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

2/18/20 Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences & Working with Complex Trauma; Tana Bridge, PhD, LMSW, CTP ; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $55, non-members $65; NBCC add $5)  Register here.

2/28/20 Sex Offenders and the Opioid Epidemic; Natalie Travers; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $55, non-members $65; NBCC add $5) Register here.


MARCH 2020

3/5/20 Harm Reduction; Haner Hernandez-Bonilla, PhD, CPS, CADCA II, LADC I; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members: $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

3/17-20/20 Substance Use Prevention Skills Training (4days); Marissa Carlson, CPS; Katy Shea, MPH, CPS; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (31 hours inclusive of online component, 8:30am-4:30pm) Registrants MUST also participate in a five-hour, self-paced online introduction module March 3-12, 2020. Registration fee: members and non-members, $75 which includes the manual, online and 4-days in-person instruction and continuing education credits. *NBCC/NASW hours not available. Register here.

3/19/20 Confidentiality & Ethical Practice:  Issues for Substance Use, Mental Health & Other Healthcare Providers; Jacqui Abikoff, LICSW, MLADC; Audubon Center, 84 Silk Farm Rd, Concord, NH 03301 (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $55;  non-members  $65;  *NBCC add $5) Register here.

3/24/20 Stages of Change (Trans-Theoretical Model); Haner Hernandez-Bonilla, PhD, CPS, CADCA II, LADC I; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members: $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

3/26-27/19 Ethics for Peer Recovery Supports; Virginia Ross: 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (12 hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, *NHADACA Members:  $80;   *Non-Members  $100;   *NBCC add $5) Register here.

3/30/20 The Seven Challenges:  An Overview for Student Assistance Professionals & Adolescent Treatment Providers; Tessa De Armond, LPC, NCC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (4 contact hours, 8:30am-12:45pm, NH State Funded Student Assistance Professionals may attend for free.  Registration Fee $35; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

APRIL 2020

4/3/20 Improving Outcomes by Recognizing & Responding to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in Individuals in Treatment; Dan Dubovsky, MSW; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $55, non-members $65; NBCC add $5) Register here.

4/6/20 Motivational Interviewing Basic:  Spirit and Power of Motivational Interviewing to Guide Change; Stephen Andrew, LCSW, LADC, CCS; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $55, non-members $65; NBCC add $5) Register here.

4/8/20 Double-Edge Stress and The First Responder; Tana Bridge, PhD, LMSW, CTP, CCFP; 130 Pembroke Rd, Suite 100, Concord, NH (3 contact hours, 8:30am-11:45am Registration fee: $25 NBCC add $5) Register here.

4/8/20 Double-Edge Stress and The First Responder; Tana Bridge, PhD, LMSW, CTP, CCFP; 130 Pembroke Rd, Suite 100, Concord, NH (3 contact hours, 12:45am-4:00pm Registration fee: $25 NBCC add $5) Register here.

4/10/20 ; The Twelve Core Functions of the Alcohol and Other Drug Use Counselor; David Parisi; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $40, non-members $50; NBCC add $5) Register here.

4/15/20 Understanding the Intersection of the NH Foster Care System and Substance Use Disorder; Corey Gately; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (3 hours, 8:45am-12:00pm, Registration Fee: $25; *NBCC add $5). Register here. 

4/17/20 Opioid Addiction & Treatment:  Understanding the Disorder, Treatment & Protocol; Michael Gaudet ; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $55, non-members $65; NBCC add $5) Register here.

4/18/19 Reentry and Recidivism; Brenda Westberry; 130 Pembroke Rd, Suite 100, Concord, NH (3 contact hours, 9:00am-12:00pm. Registration fee: $25; NBCC add $5) Register here.

4/21/20 Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) Performance Domains; Michael Lawless, LICSW, MLADC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

4/23/20 Coming into the Light: Breaking the Stigma of Substance Use Disorders; Taylor D’Addario; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm. NHADACA members: $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

4/27-29/20 Mechanics of Addiction Counseling:  Individualizing Treatment Planning; Michael Gaudet, LICSW, LCDP ; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (18 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $95; non-members $100; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

MAY 2020

5/4-5/7/20  The Next Generation of Clinical Supervision:  A Blended Model of Clinical Supervision,  Alan Lyme, LISW, MAC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (24contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $90; non-members $100; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

5/5-5/8/20 Recovery Coach Academy; Virginia Ross; CRSW; NHADACA 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301 (30 hours, 8:30am-5:15pm, Fee $100; NBCC add $5) Register here.

5/8/20  Game Plan:  A Clinician's Guide to Helping Men Achieve Emotional Fitness,  Alan Lyme, LISW, MAC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

5/12/20 Advanced Ethics for Prevention Professionals; Sandra Puerini Del Sesto, M.Ed, ACPS ; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

5/14/20 Advanced Work with Justice Involved Women; Brenda Westberry; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5) Register here. 

5/15/20 HIV Update for Substance Use Professionals; James Figueiredo, MEd; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $40; non-members $50; *NBCC add $5) Register here.

5/19/20 Supervising Recovery Support Workers; Michael Lawless, LICSW, MLADC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members:  $55; non-members $65; *NBCC add $5) Register here.


JUNE 2020

6/1-6/4/20 51st New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies; Worcester State University, 486 Chandler St. Worcester, Massachusetts 01602 (9am-4:30pm, nearly 100 courses offered) For more information please click here.

6/5/20 Understanding the Intersection of Substance Use Disorder and Dental Hygiene; Corey Gately; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (3 hours, 8:45am-12:00pm, Registration Fee: $25; *NBCC add $5). Register here. 

6/10/20 Connect Suicide Postvention: Reducing Risk and Promoting Healing After a Death by Suicide; Ann Duckless; MA; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 contact hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members $55, non-members $65; NBCC add $5) Register here.


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