New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

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Prevention Webinars

Webinars are free for anyone to participate without a certificate.

NHADACA MEMBERS:
Free and includes a certificate between 1-1.5 credits upon successful completion of quiz and webinar evaluation.

NON-MEMBERS:
$15 for a certificate between 1-1.5 credits upon successful completion of quiz and webinar evaluation.

Certificates will be available for download in your NHADACA account within 10 business days from the date of your email. For instructions on how to download your certificate click here.

Note: To receive your certificate of completion please ensure you have completed the following:

  1. Registration
  2. Watched the Webinar
  3. Successfully passed the Quiz with an 80% or higher
  4. Completed the Webinar Evaluation 
  5. Email training@nhadaca.org to receive certificate

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Topic 

Webinar Title Suite 
 Alcohol & Other Drugs  Tobacco Use and Health Impact
 Alcohol & Other Drugs  Vaping and Marijuana

 Best Practices  Mindfulness: A Tool for Prevention, Treatment & Recovery Based Services                 
 Best Practices  Motivational Interviewing Basic
 Best Practices  Using SBIRT in Your Practice
 Co-Occurring Disorders  24/7 Connectedness to Technology - It's Impact on Human Development and It's Role in Anxiety and Depression
 Co-Occurring Disorders  Co-Occurring Disorders in Youth Offering Hope and Help with Mental Health and Substance Misuse
 Cultural Competency  Cultural Competency: Communicating Across Boundaries
 Cultural Competency  Teen Culture  
 Cultural Competency  The High School to College Transition... A Risky Time That is not as Easy as we Make it Seem  
 Intro to SUD  Exploring the Connection Between Prevention and Recovery  
 Intro to SUD  How to Talk About Substance Use Disorder  
 Intro to SUD  Trans-Theoretical Model - Stages of Change
 Intro to SUD  Understanding Screening - the First Step in Becoming a Competent Substance Use Counselor
 Physiology  Basics of HIV
 Physiology  Effects of Opioid Use on the Human Brain - Part 1
 Physiology  Effects of Opioid Use on the Human Brain - Part 2
 Physiology  Increasing Hep C Knowledge for Behavioral Health Providers
 Physiology  Pain and Stress  
 Prevention  Environmental Management Strategies  
 Recovery  Harm Reduction
 Recovery  Harm Reduction: Preventing Death, Disease and Suffering
 Suicide Prevention  Helping Individuals at Risk of Suicide
 Suicide Prevention  Postvention: How to Promote Healing and Reduce Risk After a Sudden Death or Suicide
 Suicide Prevention  The Connections Between Substance Misuse and Suicide

Effects of Opioids on the Human Brain - Part 1

Presenter: Dr. Leila Jabour, PhD

August 2021


As a result of this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Describe the parts of the reward system of the brain.
  • Explain effects of opioid use on the brain’s reward circuit. 
  • List the chemical the brain releases in the reward system of the brain.

STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

Effects of Opioids on the Human Brain - Part 1

Presenter: Dr. Leila Jabour

August 2021


As a result of this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Describe the parts of the reward system of the brain.
  • Explain effects of opioid use on the brain’s reward circuit. 
  • List the chemical the brain releases in the reward system of the brain.

STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

Effects of Opioids on the Human Brain - Part 2 

Presenter: Dr. Leila Jabour, PhD

August 2021


As a result of this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between tolerance and dependence.  
  • Explain how opioids effects the different parts of the brain. 
  • Discuss opioids’ long-lasting impact on overall brain function

STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

Tobacco Use and Health Impact   

Presenter: Albee Budnitz, MD

December 2021

As a result of this webinar participants will be able to:

    • Identify why tobacco product use is a population, public health and societal problem; 
    • Understand nicotine and nicotine addiction; and how it relates to tobacco products; and  
    • Become aware of what can be done about it and resources to do it.

    STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

    Harm Reduction: Preventing Death, Disease and Suffering 

    Presenter: Ryan Fowler, CRSW

    March 2021


    As a result of this webinar participants will have an understanding of:


    • Current drug trends, evidence-based interventions for drug use, overdose prevention strategies, naloxone administration;
    • How, with harm reduction, all drug-related death is preventable; and
    • The intersectionality of {Prevention, Intervention, Treatment, and Recovery} with Harm Reduction.


    STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADAC

    Harm Reduction  

    Presenter: Haner Hernandez, PhD, CPS, CADCA II, LADC I

    March 2020

    As a result of this webinar participants will be able to:

    • Describe the philosophy, principles, and practice of harm Reduction;
    • Describe at least 2 techniques and strategies for engaging people in Harm Reduction;
    • Describe Disparities and Equity;
    • Describe their role in promoting, supporting and sustaining meaningful change; and
    • Name at least 2 resources for Harm Reduction.

    STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

    The High School to College Transition.. A Risky Time That Is Not As Easy As We Make It Seem

    Presenter: Lee Anne Dodge, MEd, CPS

    October 2019

    As a result of this webinar participants will be able to: 

    • Name three important developmental considerations for 18 –25‐year‐olds around substance use disorder prevention
    • Describe three effective prevention strategies for the 18 – 25‐year‐old population
    • Describe two or more models/tools for substance use disorder screening, brief intervention, referral to treatment, and/or recovery support which specifically meet the need of 18‐25 year olds

    STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

    Mindfulness: A Tool for Prevention, Treatment & Recovery Based Services 

    Presenter: Joanne McKenna, ANP, MA, HNC

    June 2019

    As a result of this webinar participants will be able to: 

    • Identify how Mindfulness could be beneficial when applied across the continuum of care and describe current research 
    • Experience each of 5 practices of Mindfulness and Be familiar with resources for continued practice 
    • Apply knowledge across the continuum of substance use disorders 

    STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

    Vaping and Marijuana

    Presenter: Lee Anne Dodge
    March 2019

    This webinar will focus on the risks of youth vaping and marijuana use and strategies to address the issues.

    You'll learn:

    • Become more familiar with vaping/e-cigarette devices and marketing strategies.
    • About the risks of nicotine and marijuana on the developing brain.
    • About prevention, intervention, and treatment strategies to address the growing concern regarding youth use.

    STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

    24/7 Connectedness to Technology - It's Impact on Human Development and It's Role in Anxiety and Depression 

    Presenter: Ann Duckless 

    January 2019

    As a result of this webinar participants will be able to:

    • Discuss research related to the use of technology, its impact and implications for connectedness and communication with people.
    • Describe findings related to exposure of blue screen emissions on the neuroscience of the brain and effects on sleep patterns. 
    • Explain the correlation of connectedness to technology to the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in you

    STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

    Increasing Hepatitis C Knowledge for Behavioral Health Providers

    Presenter: Haner Hernandez-Bonilla

    December 2018

    As a result of this webinar participants will be able to:

    • List at least three populations at-risk for hepatitis C infection
    • Explain the difference between acute and chronic hepatitis C infection
    • Discuss at least two reasons why it is important to promote hepatitis C screening and testing
    • List treatment factors to consider and describe at least two new treatment options available to for patients with HCV
    • Provide examples of strategies to link persons infected with HCV to health care

      STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

      Cultural Competency: Communicating Across Boundaries  

      Presenter: James Figueiredo, MEd.

      November 2018

      As a result of this webinar participants will be able to: 

      • Provide a basic understanding of cultural competence.
      • Increase understanding of the framework and rationale for culturally responsive care.
      • Examine individual and organizational barriers to cultural competence.
      • Build understanding of cultural perspectives on substance use.

      STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

      Pain and Stress

      Presenter: Nicolas Ruf, MA, LADC

      February 2018

      As a result of this training participants will:

      • Be able to relate stress, physical and emotional pain to brain areas
      • Be able to connect the origin and progression of co-occurring disorders to pain.
      •  Learn to offer strategies for intervention and treatment.

      STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

      Helping Individuals at Risk of Suicide

      Presenter: Ann Duckless, MA

      December 2017

      As a result of this webinar participants will be able to:

        • Gain knowledge of National Best Practices for community response to suicide thoughts, disclosures, and attempts.
        • Learn the risk and protective factors and warning signs for suicide
        • Gain insights into suicide data and how age, gender, culture and other demographic and diversity factors impact suicide risk
        • Learn skills for intervening with community members at risk and connecting them with appropriate resources
        • Gain awareness of community resources and services and how they can be utilized for persons at risk

        STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

        Basics of HIV  

        Presenter: James Figueiredo

        July 2017


        As a result of this webinar participants will be able to:

        • Learn about HIV risk associated with sexual behaviors and substance use
        • Gain knowledge about HIV prevention methods
        • Understand the impact of HIV on the individual and community.

        STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

        Postvention: How to Promote Healing and Reduce Risk After a Sudden Death or Suicide

        Presenter: Ann Duckless

        May 2017

        You will:

        • Gain an awareness of the impact of suicide and recognize warning signs of individuals who may be at increased risk after a suicide.
        • Understand the grief that results after a suicide and learn ways to enhance coping for oneself and/or others after a loss.
        • Understand best practice protocols for communication and access to resources after a suicide that may reduce further risk, and support healing for an agency or community impacted by a loss.

        STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

        Trans-Theoretical Model- Stages of Change

        Presenter: Haner Hernández

        May 2017

        You'll learn:

        • About the Substance Use Disorders challenges faced by individuals, families, and communities
        • The Stages of Change and key characteristics of each stage
        • The role of the stages of change in promoting, supporting and sustaining change

        STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

        Understanding Screening - The First Step in Becoming a Competent Substance

        Abuse Counselor

        Presenter: Kelly Reardon-Luedtke

        May 2017

        You'll learn:

        • The signs and symptoms of substance abuse
        • The difference between eligible and appropriate for an agency's program
        • The laws, regulations, policies surrounding the treatment of substance use disorders
        • How to be a skillful listener
        • Keeping necessary records during the screening process

        STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

        Co-Occurring Disorders in Youth Offering Hope and Help with Mental Health and Substance Misuse 

        Presenter: Ann Duckless

        August 2016

        You'll learn:

        • The signs and symptoms of thought and mood disorders and how to effectively intervene.
        • The complexity of co-occurring disorders, with the intersection of mental health and substance misuse challenges.
        • Of treatment implications when involving trauma and loss.

        The goal of this workshop is to introduce attendees to the performance domains of the CRSW credential: Ethical Responsibility, Advocacy, Mentoring & Education, Recovery & Wellness Support.

        STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

        How to Talk about Substance Use Disorder

        Presenter: Cheryle Pacapelli

        June 2016

        You'll learn:

        • How to define stigma
        • Learn new terminology when talking about Substance use disorder
        • Learn about resources for Medication Assisted Recovery/Treatment

        STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

        Environmental Management Strategies

        Presenter: Rebecca Ireland
        June 2016

        You'll learn:

          • Research-based environmental strategies and how they fit in to a comprehensive substance use prevention approach
          • How to match environmental strategies with community needs
          • Explore the opportunities for community and stakeholder engagement in implementing and monitoring environmental management efforts in the short and long-term

          STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

          Exploring the Connection Between Prevention and Recovery

          Presenter: Jim Wuelfing
          May 2016

          You'll learn:

            • Identify the intersections between prevention and recovery approaches
            • Define common terms used in prevention and recovery
            • Describe a more holistic approach to the continuum of care
            • Describe specific ways in which prevention and recovery practitioners can better support one another

            STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

            Motivational Interviewing Basic

            Presenter: Stephen Andrew

            April 2016

            You'll learn:

              • Describe three aspects of the spirit of motivational interviewing
              • Explain the difference between MI and client-centered
              • Recognize the ability to respond to clients with empathic reflective statements
              • Identify change talk within client speech
              • Recognize open questions designed to elicit change talk
              • Provide an empathic summary statement collecting change talk
              • Describe a procedure to screen potential counselors for empathic skill

                STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

                Teen Culture

                Presenter: Marissa Carlson
                November 2014

                You'll learn:

                • Increased knowledge about the pop culture media trends, including music, TV & web shows, and books, with a regional and US focus.
                • About some of the websites and apps most popular with high school students.
                • Further resources for information on cultural trends they learn about in the future.

                STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

                The Connections Between Substance Misuse and Suicide

                Presenter: Ann Duckless
                November 2014

                You'll learn:

                • Prevalence rates of suicide attempts by people who misuse substances.
                • Prevalence rates of suicide for specific drugs.
                • Contributing bio-psycho-social factors that lead to substance misuse and suicide, including the role of cultural, racial, gender, and spiritual diversity.
                • Cutting-edge prevention and intervention approaches to be used by mental health and substance abuse professionals.

                STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

                Using SBIRT in Your Practice

                Presenter: Misti Storie
                August 2013

                You'll learn:

                  • Screen clients for unhealthy alcohol use with brief, valid questionnaires such as the AUDIT-C and the AUDIT; 

                  • Deliver effective brief counseling informed by Motivational Interviewing and the Stages of Change; 

                  • Link clients to medical or specialty addiction treatment services as needed, and work with physicians and other specialists in ongoing care coordination; and 

                  • Provide follow-up and recovery supports to clients. 

                  STEP 1: REGISTER STEP 2: WATCH NOW STEP 3: QUIZ STEP 4: EVALUATION STEP 5: EMAIL NHADACA

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