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Mindfulness in Behavioral Health and Co-Occurring Services
Course begins on November 8, 2018.
This 4-week course provides clinicians in behavioral health and co-occurring treatment contexts with a theoretical understanding of mindfulness as a therapeutic tool, an opportunity to experience and evaluate specific mindfulness practices, and strategies for incorporating mindfulness into behavioral health counseling.
Ethical Issues in Clinical Supervision for Co-Occurring Conditions
Course begins on May 9, 2019.
This 5-week course draws upon current professional knowledge and experience related to professional ethics and supervision in the field of co-occurring conditions, and applies it to issues that clinical supervisors are likely to face in their work with supervisees.
Applications of Motivational Interviewing in Behavioral Health Treatment
Course begins on April 11, 2019.
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative, person-centered counseling method for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about changing health risk behaviors. This four-week online course will explore the principles and applications of Motivational Interviewing in behavioral health services.
Assessing Risks and Mitigation When Prescribing Opioids
When prescribing opioids, it is essential to balance the potential therapeutic benefit with the known and potential serious risks associated with these drugs. This course reviews strategies such as risk assessment tools and protocols that support patient/client safety and mitigate risk.
Change Attitudes, Change Actions, and Champion Recovery
This course explores the impact of stigma on people in and seeking recovery from substance use disorder, and identifies concrete ways to adopt language and take actions to align with and support the development of recovery-oriented language, recovery-oriented care, and recovery capital in ourselves, our organizations, and our communities.
6.5.2019 | Gabapentinoids for Chronic Pain: Nuts, Bolts, and Pearls
Review the utility of gabapentin and pregabalin for the treatment of pain, and compare and contrast the clinical use of these agents, with a focus on dosing, tolerability, monitoring, and patient education.
Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Trainer’s Manual
The trainer’s manual is a basic curriculum on co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance-Related Conditions and Disorders
This course provides fundamental knowledge about co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT)
How to Help Family Members Affected by a Loved One’s Substance Use
This course discusses the main principles of CRAFT and some accessible resources for clinicians and patients alike.
Cultural Competence for Counselors
This course will guide you in becoming aware of diversity in Maine and using that awareness to inform your approaches to behavioral health. The subjects covered include bias, similarities, special populations and poverty.
Ethics in a Digital World
This brief, self-directed online course explores cutting-edge ethical issues arising out of practitioners’ and clients’ growing use of digital technology, electronic interventions and communications, and social media.
Innovative Solutions for Building Recovery with Alternatives to Psychotropic MedicationA DVD of two keynote presentations in Freeport, Maine.
Making Pain Management Less Painful
Non-Opioid Psychotropic Medications in the Treatment of Chronic Pain
This course reviews evidence-based non-opioid medications in the treatment of chronic pain, highlighting dosing and adjustment considerations, comparing and contrasting various medications, and providing an appropriate treatment regimen.
Motivational Interviewing: What It Is and What It Is Not
This online primer provides an overview to the evidence-based clinical method of communication, Motivational Interviewing (MI). This course explores what defines MI and its underlying spirit, structure, and principles.
Opioids and the Brain: What Can Go Wrong!
What happens to the brain when opioids are introduced? Where does the euphoria come from and why does it become something else over time? This brief, self-directed online course addresses these questions and more.
Opioids: A Problem of Epidemic Proportions
This brief, self-directed online course describes the opioids taken in overdose, discusses the evolution of the opioid epidemic, reviews statistics, and discusses the presentation and management of opioid overdose.
Pharmacists: Vital Members of the Healthcare Team
This brief, self-directed online course explores the contributions of the pharmacist and the supporting evidence and impact the pharmacist has on patient care.
Primary Prevention and Building Resilience
This course provides an overview of the foundation science of substance use prevention.
Rapid Access: The Addiction Resource Center 10-Year View
A retrospective review explores how a Maine substance treatment program was able to dramatically increase their access to addiction treatment through process improvement.
In this web-based course, you will see people with their own experiences of recovery from co-occurring conditions discuss among themselves — and with service providers — the issues that are of most concern to them when they ask for help.
Recovery Perspectives: A Conversation Between People in Recovery and Service Providers (DVD)
This DVD can be used for agency staff training, or it can be viewed by individuals at their convenience.
Recovery Stories DVD (closed captioned video)
This training DVD on co-occurring mental health and substance abuse recovery documents the lives and experiences of five individuals.
The Emergency Department’s Role in Stemming the Tide of Opioid Misuse
The Emergency Department (ED) can be an entry point for treatment, a safety net, or in some cases, a place to obtain drugs. This brief, self-directed online course explores how the ED can be part of the solution.
What Does Treatment and Recovery from SUDs Look Like Today?
This course provides an overview of what treatment services have looked like and what they are today. It highlights effective approaches and where we need to head to support recovery.