New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Dedicated to Advancing Addiction Professionals in New Hampshire

Virtual: ASAM Criteria Skills Building

  • August 02, 2022
  • 8:30 AM
  • August 03, 2022
  • 3:00 PM
  • Remote via Zoom
  • 16

Registration


A 10-hour training with Scott Boyles

August 2 & August 3, 2022

8:30am -3pm (daily)

1 hour lunch, 2x 15 min breaks


SOR Scholarship Application


This training will be remote only!


PRESENTATIONThis two-day, application-focused training provides participants with an in-depth look at the theoretical foundations of the Criteria, including clinically–driven services, biopsychosocial assessment, the six dimensions, continued stay and transfer/discharge criteria. Incorporating the use of the new edition of The ASAM Criteria book, participants have opportunities for skill practice at every stage of the treatment process: assessment, engagement, treatment planning, continuing care and transfer or discharge. All participants receive an in-depth electronic training journal to guide the training experience and as a resource for continuing skill application, as part of the training.

Objectives: 

  • Review paradigm shifts and evolutions in generations of care that led to The ASAM Criteria
  • Apply The ASAM Criteria’s decisional flow
  • Identify and describe the six ASAM criteria assessment dimensions
  • Rate risk and severity across all dimensions
  • Identify services and modalities needed, as well as treatment planning approaches
  • Identify appropriate patient levels of care
  • Review special populations and emerging research about addiction
  • Develop strategies to overcome real-world barriers to implementing The ASAM Criteria

ABOUT THE PRESENTERScott Boyles is a licensed addiction counselor, MINT trainer and the Senior National Training Director for Train for Change Inc.® Mr. Boyles has spent more than three decades in the behavioral health field and has many years of experience working with the ASAM Criteria. Mr. Boyles is one of the original early adopters of the ASAM criteria, starting in 1991.Before becoming a full-time trainer, Mr. Boyles used the criteria professionally as a counselor and director. From 2007-2011, Mr. Boyles also served as a member of the ASAM Steering Committee for the ASAM Patient Placement Criteria. He also spent many years as a site reviewer, monitoring programs’ application of the criteria. Mr. Boyles’ experience at all levels of service and observation has enabled him to understand trainees’ needs in both education and application at different levels of the service system. Since 1993, he has trained more than 8,000 people in proper use of the criteria. Mr. Boyles has passion and expertise in system-change approaches to support effective implementation and use of the ASAM criteria. He is well-known for his information, engaging, and entertaining trainings, which include practical, real-world applications. 

REGISTRATION FEE: *NHADACA Members: $120; *Non-Members $140; *NBCC add $5.  Cost includes one manual per participant. Scholarships are available for this training.  Please apply using the SOR Scholarship application. For registration information contact: 603-225-7060 or training@nhadaca.org 

10 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains: None
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 1-3, 6-10, 12, 18
CPS Domains: 6
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

PLEASE NOTE: Only one registrant per form.  For multiple registrants you must register each one individually.  Registration is not complete or guaranteed until payment is received.  Payment by means other than credit card may slow down completion of registration.  Checks and cash are still accepted, however, your registration will be placed on a pending list until payment is received.  We strongly encourage payment by credit card for training of high demand topics.  Thank you.

This training is financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

This training is financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.


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