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.  

Note: Events and training may be cancelled, rescheduled, or moved online.  When in doubt, please call the host organization to confirm if the event details have changed.  


AUGUST 2021

8/2/2021 Clarity- Case Management vs. Peer Support Specialist. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (3pm-4pm, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

8/3/21 Effects of Opioids Use on the Human Brain; Dr. Leila Jabbour, Asst. Professor of Health Sciences, Franklin Pierce University; Virtual via Zoom (3 hours, 8:30am-11:45am, Registration $40; NBCC add $5). State Opioid Response Scholarships available. Training Recorded. For more information please click here. 

8/3/2021 Spirituality, Addiction and Recovery: Leaving Religion at the Door. The Connecticut Women’s Consortium. (3 Contact Hours, 9am-12pm, $60). Online. For more information please click here.

8/3/-8/5/2021 RCO Bootcamp. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (11am-5pm each day, Free). Online. For more information please click here

8/4/2021 Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium. Online. For more information please click here.

8/9/2021 Public Policy and Advocacy for RCOs. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (12pm-1pm, Free). Online. For more information please clickhere.

8/9-10/2021 Virtual Substance Abuse Professional Initial Qualification Training. NAADAC. (12 Contact Hours, 9am-4:30pm each day, Member $450, Non-Member $550). For more information please click here.

8/10/21 LADC/MLADC Administrative Rules Overview; Dianne Castrucci, MEd; MLADC; Virtual via Zoom (2 hours, 11:00am-1:00pm). Registration Fee: $25; NBCC hours not available. For more information please click.

8/10/21 LADC/MLADC Administrative Rules Overview; Dianne Castrucci, MEd; MLADC; Virtual via Zoom (2 hours, 11:00am-1:00pm). Registration Fee: $25; NBCC hours not available. For more information please click here. 

8/10/2021 One Year Later: How Have American Drinking Habits Changed During the COVID-19 Pandemic. RTI International. Online. (1pm-2pm, Free). 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.

    8/11/2021 Shaking the Table- Breaking the Taboos of Counseling. Seven Challenges. (12pm-12:50pm, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/12/2021 Initial Training on Addiction and Recovery.  Lindy Keller, MS, MLADC; Virtual via Zoom. (6 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4pm, Free)

    8/12/2021 Dementia Care and Support for Family Caregivers. NASW. (3 Contact Hours, 8:45am-12:30pm, $5-$80). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/13-8/14/2021 National Conference on Addictive Disorders Denver, Colorado. For more information please click here.

    8/16/2021 (Trauma Informed) Behavior Plan Basics. UNH Professional Development & Training. (6 Contact Hours, 9am-3:30pm, $169). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/16/2021 Organizational Wellness. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (12pm-1pm, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/17/2021 Creating a Culture of Trauma-Informed Care. The Connecticut Women's Consortium. (6 Contact Hours, 9am-4pm, $90). Online. For more information please click here. 

    8/17-19/2021 Leadership Forum. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (1pm-7pm each day, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/20/2021 2021 Public Policy and Advocacy for RCOs. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (2pm-3pm, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/23/2021 Psychosocial Assessment. NASW. (6 Contact Hours, 8:45am-3:45pm, $130-$160). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/23/2021 Trauma Informed Instruction. UNH Professional Development & Training. (6 Contact Hours, 9am-3:30pm, $169). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/23/2021 Organizational Wellness. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (4pm-5pm, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/24/2021 Building Resiliency Skills in the Classroom (Grades 1-12). UNH Professional Development & Training. (6 Contact Hours, 9am-3:30pm, $169). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/24/2021 Accessibility & Inclusivity for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Clients. NASW. (1 Contact Hour, 5:30pm-6:30pm, $0-$25). For more information please click here.

    8/24-8/26/2021 2021 National Prevention Network Conference. Online. For more information please click here. 

    8/24-26/2021 Leadership Forum. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (12pm-6pm each day, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/25/2021 The Invisible Disability: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Louise Brassard, Dr. Becky Ewing, & Terri Clyde. Virtual via Zoom. (2 Contact Hours, 10am-12pm, $25 *NASW/NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    8/27/2021 Organizational Wellness. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (11am-12pm, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/31/2021 42 CFR Part 2 vs. HIPAA: What Substance Use Providers Need To Know. Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC. Virtual via Zoom. (3 Contact Hours, 1pm-4:15pm, $40 *NASW/NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    8/30/2021-9/1/2021 Recovery Ambassador Training. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (11am-5pm each day, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

    8/31/2021 Role Clarity- Case Management cs. Peer Support Specialist. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (11am-12pm, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

    SEPTEMBER 2021

    9/1/2021 Sexual Health in the Syndemic: Addressing HIV, Hep C, and STIs in the Context of Addiction; David de Gijsel, MD, MSc, MPH, Antonia Altomare, DO, MPH, Erin Miers, PsyD, Solomon Hallal, MA, LICSW, and 2 guest panelists. Virtual via Zoom (3 Hours, 10am-2:45pm, $40). For more information please click here.

    9/7/2021 Harm Reduction and Trauma-Informed Care in the Treatment of Infectious Disease.  David de Gijsel, MD, MSc, MPH, Antonia Altomare, DO, MPH, Erin Miers, PsyD, Solomon Hallal, MA, LICSW, and 2 guest panelists. 100 Pembroke Rd, Suite 100, Concord, NH. (3 Hours, 10am-2:45pm, $40). For more information please click here.

    9/7-9/2021 Leadership Forum. Faces & Voices of Recovery. (11am-5pm each day, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

    9/9/2021 3rd Annual Addiction Research & Clinical Health Symposium- Making the Connection: Exploring the Intersectionality of Social Justice and Addiction Care. Online. For more information please click here. 

    9/9/2021 Professionalism Post-Pandemic: What to Expect in Yourself and Others. Business Watch Network. (1pm, $209-$279). Online. For more information please click here.

    9/15/21 Understanding Your Ethical Confidentiality Obligations Under FERPA, 42 CFR Part 2, State Law and HIPAA; Dean Eggert; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (3 hours, 8:30am-11:45am, Registration $40; *NBCC add $5).  For more information please click  here.

    9/15/2021 Confidentiality in the 21st Century. Joseph Zannella. Online or 100 Pembroke St. Suite 100, Concord, NH. (6 Hours, 8:30am-4pm). For more information please click here.

    9/16/21 Harm Reduction; Ryan Fowler, CRSW; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (1.5 hours, 10:30am-12:00pm, NHADACA members: $25; Non-Members $30; *NBCC add $5).  For more information please click  here.

    9/17/2021 Cultural Differences in Suicide Prevention. NASW. (3 Contact Hours, 8:45am-12pm, $10-$100). Online. For more information please click here.

     9/17/2021 Supporting Grief "Work" in Recovery.The Connecticut Women's Consortium. (6 Contact Hours, 9am-4pm, $90). Online. For more information please click here.

    9/22/2021 Fostering a Trauma Responsive School. Tana Bridge, PhD, LMSW, CTC~S. 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH. (6 hours, 8:30am-4pm, NH State Funded Student Assistant Professionals- Free, NHADACA Member $65, Non-Member $75, NCBB add $5). For more information please click here.

    9/23/21 Ethical and Boundary Considerations in Peer-to-Peer Recovery Support; Jacqui Abikoff, LICSW, MLADC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (6 hours, 8:30am-4:00pm, NHADACA members: $50; Non-Members $60; *NBCC add $5).  For more information please click  here.

    9/24/21 Exploring Youth Homelessness; Jennifer Chisholm, LICSW, MLADC; 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH (3 hours, 8:30am-11:45am, Registration $30; NBCC add $5). State Opioid Response Scholarships available. For more information please click here.

    9/24/2021 Business, Communication, & Social Services Career & Internship Fair. UNH Career & Professional Success. (11am-2pm, Free). Online. For more information please click here.

    9/27-9/27/2021 Project SUCCESS. Ellen Morehouse, LCSW, CASAC, CPP. 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301. (18 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4pm each day, NH State Funded Student Assistance Professionals- Free, NH Participants $75, Out-of-State Participants $350). For more information please click here. 

    9/30/2021-10/1/2021 NASW Maine 2021 Conference. (8:30am-4pm each day, $99-$349). Rockport, ME. For more information please click here.

    OCTOBER 2021

    10/3-6/2021 Recovery Leadership Summit. Faces & Voices of Recovery. St. Paul, MN. For more information please click here.

    10/4/2021 Understanding ASAM Criteria for Non-Clinicians. Paul Kiernan, LADC. 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301. (3 Contact Hours, 8:30am- 11:45am, Registration $40, NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    10/4/21 Substance Misuse Prevention Conference 2021 The Power of Prevention; Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH -or- Virtual (TBD) (9:00am-3:00pm, More info with time) For more information please click here.

    10/7/2021 Ethical and Practical Considerations for Recovery Support Workers in a Variety of Clinical and Non-Clinical Settings. Jacqui Abikoff, LICSW, MLADC. 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301, (6 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4pm, NHADACA Members $50, Non-Members $60, NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    10/12-10/15/2021 Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST). Marissa Carlson, MS, CPS & Julie Yerkes, MEd; 130 Pembroke Rd Suite 100, Concord, NH. (31 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4:30pm daily, $75). For more information please click here.

    10/12/2021 CRSWs Supervising CRSWs. Michael Lawless, LICSW, MLADC. NH Audubon/McLane Center, 84 Silk Farm Road, Concord, NH. (6 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4pm, NHADACA Members $65, Non-Members $75, NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    10/14-10/16/2021 Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit. Online. For more information please click here.

    10/14/2021 Initial Training on Addiction and Recovery. Lindy Keller, MS, MLADC; 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301. (6 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4pm, Free). For more information please click here.

    10/15/2021 Families & Addiction. Lindy Keller, MS, MLADC; 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301. (3 Contact Hours, 8:30am-12pm, Free). For more information please click here.

    10/18-10/19/2021 Uplifting Voices: Conversations on Trauma & Recovery. The Connecticut Women’s Consortium. Online. (12 Contact Hours, 9am-4pm each day, $130). For more information please click here.

    10/18/2021 Prevention Ethics. Marissa Carlson, MS, CPS & Julie Yerkes, MEd, CPS. 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH. (6 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4pm, NHADACA Members $50, Non-members $60, NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    10/19/2021 NAMI NH Connect Program: Recognizing and Responding to Suicide Risk in Students. Ann Duckless. 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301. (6 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4pm, NH State Funded Student Assistance Professionals- Free, NHADACA Member $50, Non-Member $60, NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    10/28-10/30/2021 NAADAC 2021 Annual Conference. Online. For more information please click here.

    NOVEMBER 2021

    11/1/21 Suicide Prevention for Non-Clinicians. James Figueiredo, MEd. . 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301. (6 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4pm, NHADACA Members $65, Non-Members $75, NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    11/2-11/3/21 Mental Health Marketing Conference. Nashville, Tennessee. For more information please click here.

    11/3/21 Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) Performance Domains. Ginger Ross. 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301. (6 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4pm, NHADACA Members $65, Non-Members $75, NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    11/3-11/4/2021 18th Annual NH Suicide Prevention Conference. Online 11/3 & In-person 11/4. For more information please contact spconference@naminh.org

    11/8, 11/9, 11/15, & 11/16/2021 Choices Peer Recovery Coach Training: The Power in Choice. Ginger Ross, CRSW. 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH. (30 Contact hours, 8:30am-5:15pm daily, NHADACA Members $95, Non-members $100, NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    11/18-19/2021 Virtual Substance Abuse Professional Initial Qualification Training. NAADAC. (12 Contact Hours, 9am-5pm each day, Member $450, Non-Member $550). For more information please click here.

    11/19-11/21/2021 National Conference on Addiction Disorders East. Online, or In-person in Baltimore, MD. For more information please click here.

    DECEMBER 2021

    12/2/2021 HIV Update for Substance Use Professionals. James Figueiredo, MEd. 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301. (6 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4pm, NHADACA Members $50, Non-Members $60, NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    12/3/2021 The 12 Core Functions of a Substance Use Counselor. Kelly Luedtke, MLADC. (6 Contact Hours, 8:30am-4pm, NHADACA Members $50, Non-Members $60, NBCC add $5). For more information please click here.

    12/6-12/7/2021 New Hampshire Behavioral Health Summit. Manchester, NH. For more information please click here.


    On-Demand Webinars

    The following are ongoing webinars created and offered by various organizations.

    Honoring Indigenous Traditions for Youth Health and Wellbeing   https://yipa.org/training/online/honoring-indigenous-traditions-youth-health-wellbeing/

    A Systemic Approach to Youth Homelessness and Exploitation   https://yipa.org/training/online/systemic-approach-youth-homelessness-exploitation/

    Supporting Youth in Life Transitions, Career Exploration, and Workforce Navigation  https://yipa.org/training/online/supporting-youth-in-life-transitions-career-exploration-and-workforce-navigation/

    The Crisis of Our Black Youth in the Juvenile Justice System  https://yipa.org/training/online/crisis-our-black-youth-juvenile-justice-system/

    An Inside-Out Approach to Navigating Youth Trauma  https://yipa.org/training/online/an-inside-out-approach-to-navigating-youth-trauma/

    Empowering Youth Self-Advocacy  https://yipa.org/training/online/empowering-youth-self-advocacy/

    Adopting a Mentoring Mindset  https://yipa.org/training/online/adopting-a-mentoring-mindset/

    The Power of Relationships in Youth Work  https://yipa.org/training/online/power-relationships-youth-work/

    Youth Work Legislative Advocacy 101  https://yipa.org/training/online/youth-work-legislative-advocacy-101/

    Social Activism in Youth Work  https://yipa.org/training/online/social-activism-in-youth-work/

    Calming Challenging Behavior  https://yipa.org/training/online/calming-challenging-behavior/

    How You and Your Organization Can Manage Burnout and Secondary Trauma  https://yipa.org/training/online/you-your-organization-manage-burnout-secondary-trauma/

    Design Thinking for Dynamic Youth Work  https://yipa.org/training/online/design-thinking-for-dynamic-youth-work/

    Gender Literacy for Inclusive Youth Work  https://yipa.org/training/online/gender-literacy-inclusive-youth-work/

    Youth DO Have Rights!  https://yipa.org/training/online/youth-do-have-rights-self-advocate/

    Using Behavior Interventions to Build Self-Regulation  https://yipa.org/training/online/using-behavior-interventions-build-self-regulation/

    Help All Youth Heal: A Journey Through Restorative Practices  https://yipa.org/training/online/help-all-youth-heal-journey-through-restorative-practices/

    Identifying and Addressing Depression in Youth  https://yipa.org/training/online/identifying-addressing-depression-youth/

    Less Stress with Move Mindfully┬« Interventions  https://yipa.org/training/online/less-stress-move-mindfully-interventions/

    How to Navigate Mandated Reporting  https://yipa.org/training/online/navigate-mandated-reporting/

    The Incremental Strategy of Harm Reduction in Youth Work  https://yipa.org/training/online/incremental-strategy-harm-reduction-in-youth-work/

    Trauma Across Generations: Engaging the African American Community  https://yipa.org/trauma-across-generations-engaging-african-american-community/

    Conflict Resolution Toolkit  https://yipa.org/training/online/conflict-resolution-toolkit/

    Relationships, Girls, and Juvenile Justice Interventions  https://yipa.org/girls-juvenile-justice-interventions/

    Helping Youth Make Healthy Choices  https://yipa.org/training/online/helping-youth-make-healthy-choices/

    How You Can Help Youth Manage Anxiety  https://yipa.org/help-youth-manage-anxiety/

    Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Makes a Difference  https://yipa.org/understanding-fetal-alcohol-spectrum-disorders-makes-difference/

    Equity and Inclusion in Youth Work  https://yipa.org/equity-inclusion-youth-work/

    Positive Youth Development in Talking About Sexuality Topics  https://yipa.org/positive-youth-development-sexuality-topics/

    Teen Brain Development & Risk for Substance Abuse  https://yipa.org/teen-brain-development-risk-substance-abuse/

    What You Need to Know About Eating Disorders  https://yipa.org/need-know-eating-disorders/

    Your Role in Retaining Great Youth Workers  https://yipa.org/role-retaining-great-youth-workers/

    Engaging Youth via Pop Culture  https://yipa.org/training/online/engaging-youth-via-pop-culture/

    The Trials and Tribulations of Adolescence  https://yipa.org/training/online/trials-tribulations-adolescence/

    Ethical Dilemmas in Youth Work  https://yipa.org/training/online/ethical-dilemmas-youth-work/

    Suicide Prevention Steps Youth Workers Need to Know  https://yipa.org/training/suicide-prevention/

    Self-Sabotaging Behaviors  https://yipa.org/training/in-person/self-sabotaging-behaviors/

    LGBTQ Foundations: Awareness, Knowledge, and Skills  https://yipa.org/training/in-person/lgbtq/


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