New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

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Recovery Webinars

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

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Helping Individuals at Risk of Suicide

Presenter: Ann Duckless

Date TBD

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

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    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

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      Street Drugs: Current Trends

      Presenter: Mary-K O'Sullivan

      February 2019

      As a result of this training participants will:

      • Be able to discuss specific prescription medications now being highly abused in the U.S.
      • Review the “new synthetic drugs” that are replacing the traditional drugs of abuse
      • Overview the risks of the multiple synthetic drugs currently flooding the illicit drug market

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      How to Talk about Substance Use Disorder

      Presenter: Cheryle Pacapelli

      June 2016

      What is stigma and how does it affect people with substance use disorder. This training will discuss how making a small change in how we speak and write about substance use disorder will make a huge impact.

      You'll learn:

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

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      Motivational Interviewing Basic

      Presenter: Stephen Andrew

      April 2016

      This webinar is an introduction to the evidence and practice-based clinical method of motivational interviewing (MI).

      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

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          Peer to Peer Recovery

          Presenter: Cheryle Pacapelli

          May 2015

          What is stigma and how does it affect people with substance use disorder. This training will discuss how making a small change in how we speak and write about substance use disorder will make a huge impact.

          You'll learn:

          • To define and describe rrosc
          • To define and describe the benefits of telephone support techniques for supporting early recovery as well as in sustaining long-term recovery
          • To describe the recovery coaching model and recovery coaching academy/training

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          Recovery Management-Initiating and Sustaining Recovery

          Presenter: Bernadette Gleeson

          June 2017

          This webinar will take a look at concepts to help people initiate and sustain long-term recovery, as well as what the recovery research shows will give people the best opportunities over time to initiate and sustain long-term recovery.

          You'll learn to:

            • Define what RM, RROSC, and Recovery Capital is, as well as demonstrate a solid understanding of how they are intertwined.
            • Describe multiple pathways to/in/of recovery.
            • Demonstrate an understanding of the existing research on recovery as it relates to RM, RROSC, and RC.
            • Share a general framework of the complex ecosystem within people with SUDs will get and stay well.

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            Therapeutic Approaches to Managing Withdrawal

            Presenter: Theresa Gleason

            December 2015

            Understanding the physiological and psychological dynamics of withdrawal from substances can help us to better support our clients as they progress through the predictably unpredictable phase of early recovery. This webinar will explore medical and non-medical interventions to ease distress and enhance comfort.

            You'll learn to:

              • Name the signs and symptoms of acute withdrawal
              • Identify detoxification protocols for the management of acute withdrawal
              • Explain the role of comfort medications in the treatment of withdrawal

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              Understanding, Identifying and Screening for Problem Gambling

              Presenter: Ed Talbot

              June 2017

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              This webinar is an introduction to the issue of problem gambling. Information on how to identify and screen for problem gambling with clients will be discussed especially among individuals with a substance use disorder.

              You'll learn to:

                • Understand what problem gambling is and its similarities and differences with a substance use disorder.
                • Recognize signs indicating problem gambling.
                • Learn screening techniques to identify a gambling problem.

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                What is a Recovery Coach

                Presenter: Jim Wuelfing

                June 2014

                This webinar will introduce participants to recovery coaching by defining the practice, describing the roles of a coach and differentiating between recovery coaches, counselors and sponsors.

                You'll learn:

                  • What recovery coaching is
                  • The three primary functions of a recovery coach
                  • The differences between a counselor, a coach, and a sponsor

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                  The Neurobiology of Sleep and the Effect of Insomnia Medications Substance Use and Sleep Hygiene

                  Presenter: Kathryn Doucet

                  October 2014

                  Humans spend a third of our lives sleeping. It is a necessary element of health and wellbeing, yet it is highly undervalued in our modern American culture. This webinar will explore the neurobiology of sleep, why it is imperative to our health, how it is impacted by sleeping medication and substance use and its role in mental illness.

                  You'll learn:

                    • What sleep architecture means to clients and will be able to educate them about sleep hygiene and steps that can be taken to improve sleep quality
                    • The impact of hypnotic drugs and other substances on sleep quality

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                    The Role of Wellness and Nutrition in the Recovery of Substance Use Disorders

                    Presenter: Kelly Lang Malloy

                    March 2018

                    This webinar is designed to educate substance use disorder professionals on the role of wellness and nutrition in recovery. This will include an explanation of the biochemical and nutritional factors that can contribute to substance use as well as a review of how nutrients and other wellness practices can be used to support long term recovery.

                    You'll learn:

                      • The biochemical basis of addiction and how nutritional imbalances can be just as significant as environmental and/or social factors
                      • How nutrition and other wellness strategies can be used effectively to help reduce addictive patterns and to aid in recovery
                      • Strategies for supporting at risk youth prior to substance use

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                      Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) Performance Domains

                      Presenter: Michael Lawless

                      May 2018

                      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.

                      You'll learn:

                        • The 4 performance domains relative to the recovery supports and the CRSW credential
                        • The stages of change
                        • The requirements to become a CRSW in NH
                        • Guiding principles of recovery

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                        Medication Assisted Treatment

                        Presenter: Michael Gaudet

                        May 2018

                        This webinar will explore the attitudes, current medications and trends, appropriate candidates for medication assistance and the role of the clinician in working with medication-assisted clients.

                        You'll learn:

                          • Medications that are approved in the treatment of substance abuse recovery.
                          • To identify no fewer than three strategies for effective counseling intervention.
                          • To identify attitudinal challenges that present with the use of medication in.

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