Upcoming Webinars

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder during the Pandemic Contact hours A completed evaluation is required to receive a contact hour for the following:

2 Continuing Medical Education This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and (CCSME). The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians

2 Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.

2 contact hours for CHES/MCHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Certificate of attendance for 2 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and other professionals.

2 contact hour pending approval by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors.
Jan 26, 202112:00pm EST2 hours
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Building the Latinx Prevention Workforce - New England PTTC Webinar *Rescheduled to 2/16/21, 11:00-12:30 EST
There are many destabilizing aspects of social adaptation in the United States for Latinos including discovering their career path. Prevention is not a very well known field in the Hispanic/Latino community although many protective factors used in prevention are inherent to the Latino family. The journey toward building the Latinx Prevention Workforce must pay careful attention to issues of ethnic and cultural sensitivity and overall cultural competence. We know that culture and language pose significant barriers to providing the appropriate workforce for some populations.
This webinar will examine the challenges and opportunities to build a Latinx prevention workforce.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify the Latinx Community
2. Understand Language as a barrier and as a benefit
3. Discuss workforce Issues affecting Latinx individuals
4. Define workforce challenges and barriers
5. Provide Actionable Solutions

About the Presenter:

Pierluigi Mancini, PhD, MAC is the Project Director for the National Hispanic and Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center and the National Hispanic and Latino Prevention Technology Transfer Center. Both SAMHSA funded centers are housed at the National Latino Behavioral Health Association (www.NLBHA.org) located in New Mexico. With over 30 years of experience in culturally and linguistically appropriate behavioral health treatment and prevention, Dr. Mancini is one of the most sought after national and international consultants and speakers on mental health and addiction, his areas of expertise is immigrant behavioral health and health disparities. Dr. Mancini founded Georgia’s first Latino behavioral health program in 1999 to serve the immigrant population by providing cultural and linguistically appropriate prevention, intervention and clinical services in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

This webinar is hosted through the New England PTTC, a program funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Feb 16, 202111:00am EST1.5 hours
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Designing Your Evaluation - Part 2, Evaluation for Substance Use Prevention Professionals Series Prevention funding often requires program evaluation to demonstrate impacts, successes, challenges, opportunities, and efficiencies. However, planning and implementing an evaluation is a science with many steps and decision points along the way. Join Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) for a discussion and how-to for designing an evaluation, the second session of a four-part series to learn about the evaluation process from why evaluation is important to how to design and conduct an evaluation, and ultimately, how to use your findings to make data-driven decisions for your program.

During this session, participants will:
1. Identify different types of evaluation and understand how to choose the right one for their project
2. Learn what evaluation questions to ask and understand how to make sure they are culturally responsive and equitable
3. Understand how to choose and define a sample / target population

The New England PTTC Evaluation Webinar Series dates are: Dec. 2, Feb. 24, April 14, and June 23. Recordings of previous webinars will be made available for on-demand viewing. Over four sessions, this webinar series will:
• Provide basic understanding of prevention science and the role of evaluation
• Describe evaluation planning and types of evaluation
• Discuss data collection tools and gap analysis techniques
• Discuss strategies for data analysis and communicating findings to stakeholders

This webinar is hosted through the New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center, a program funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA), SAMHSA Cooperative Agreement #5H79SP081020-03.
Feb 24, 20211:00pm EST1 hour
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Adolescent Substance UseMar 12, 202112:00pm EST1 hour
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Preventing and Addressing Nicotine, Prescription and Illicit Drug Use among Adolescents with and without ADHD Certificates A completed evaluation is required to receive contact hours for the following:

1 Continuing Medical Education This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and (CCSME). The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians

1 Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.

1 contact hour for CHES/MCHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

1 contact hour for prevention from the Maine Prevention Certification Board: This conference has been pre-approved by the Maine Prevention Certification Board and meets the requirements for Prevention Specialist Certification in Maine.

Certificate of attendance for 1 contact hour for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and other professionals.

1 contact hour pending approval by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors.
Apr 9, 202112:00pm EDT1 hour
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Conducting a Program Evaluation - Part 3, Evaluation for Substance Use Prevention Professionals Series Prevention funding often requires program evaluation to demonstrate impacts, successes, challenges, opportunities, and efficiencies. However, planning and implementing an evaluation is a science with many steps and decision points along the way. Join Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) for a how-to guide for conducting / implementing an evaluation, the third session of a four-part series to learn about the evaluation process from why evaluation is important to how to design and conduct an evaluation, and ultimately, how to use your findings to make data-driven decisions for your program.

During this session, participants will:
1. Learn the difference between and importance of choosing the right evaluation tools
2. Identify procedures for collecting and storing data
3. Identify tools for data analysis
4. Develop a plan for making data collection and analysis a sustainable part of an agency’s continuous quality improvement plan

The New England PTTC Evaluation Webinar Series dates are: Dec. 2, Feb. 24, April 14, and June 23. Recordings of previous webinars will be made available for on-demand viewing. Over four sessions, this webinar series will:

• Provide basic understanding of prevention science and the role of evaluation
• Describe evaluation planning and types of evaluation
• Discuss data collection tools and gap analysis techniques
• Discuss strategies for data analysis and communicating findings to stakeholders


This webinar is hosted through the New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center, a program funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA), SAMHSA Cooperative Agreement #5H79SP081020-03.
Apr 14, 20211:00pm EDT1 hour
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Using Evaluation to Make Data Driven Decisions - Part 4Evaluation for Substance Use Prevention Professionals Series Prevention funding often requires program evaluation to demonstrate impacts, successes, challenges, opportunities, and efficiencies. However, planning and implementing an evaluation is a science with many steps and decision points along the way. Join Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) for a discussion on how to use data and evaluation findings to make data-driven decisions for your organization, the fourth session of a four-part series to learn about the evaluation process from why evaluation is important to how to design and conduct an evaluation, and ultimately, how to use your findings to make data-driven decisions for your program.

During this session, participants will:
1. Identify reasons why and to whom to disseminate evaluation findings
2. Learn how to plan a message and tell the story of your data
3. Understand the pros and cons of presenting data via different products, like reports, executive summaries, and facts sheets
4. Develop a plan for incorporating data into long-term continuous quality improvement efforts


The New England PTTC Evaluation Webinar Series dates are: Dec. 2, Feb. 24, April 14, and June 23. Recordings of previous webinars will be made available for on-demand viewing. Over four sessions, this webinar series will:

• Provide basic understanding of prevention science and the role of evaluation
• Describe evaluation planning and types of evaluation
• Discuss data collection tools and gap analysis techniques
• Discuss strategies for data analysis and communicating findings to stakeholders

This webinar is hosted through the New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center, a program funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA), SAMHSA Cooperative Agreement #5H79SP081020-03.
Jun 23, 20211:00pm EDT1 hour
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