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Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Misuse Prevention Practitioners

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Misuse Prevention Practitioners

As substance misuse prevention professionals, we regularly face situations that require us to make ethical decisions. Often it is clear how to act ethically; sometimes it is not.

This moderated online course explores the six principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics, brought to life with realistic examples designed to enhance participant understanding. The course also introduces a decision-making process to help practitioners apply this code to a variety of ethical dilemmas, and an online discussion area to facilitate discussion with other course participants.

Dates: 6 hours from August 1-12
Price: $115
Register by July 29

Date and Time: 
August 1, 2022 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
 
 
Region 10 Opioid Summit

Region 10 Opioid Summit

Region 10 Opioid Summit in early August will in include these highlighted tracks: Harm Reduction/Intervention, Recovery, Treatment and Prevention. The goal of the summit is to have at least 25% of all tracks focused on Tribe and urban Indian community programs.

Date and Time: 
August 3, 2022 (All day) to August 4, 2022 (All day)
Category: 
Event
Location: 
Virtual
 
 
 
 
Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy (OTAP) Harm Reduction Summit

Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy (OTAP) Harm Reduction Summit

August 3 & 4, 8:30-2:30 Pacific 
 
SAMHSA OTAP is offering a two-day Harm Reduction Summit for Native and non-Native communities. Harm Reduction saves lives, reduces suffering, and creates connections to people. These connections often result in finding treatment, recovery, and other needed services when a person is ready to accept help. However, many people still do not fully understand harm reduction and resistance to it still exists across all communities, including Tribal communities. Education is a key to overcoming this resistance, and this Summit seeks to educate participants through the experience of experts within the AI/AN community who are leaders and advocates of harm reduction. 
 
Topics:
• A history of harm reduction, with a focus on harm reduction principles, progress, and challenges within the AI/AN community.
• Specific harm reduction strategies, with field experts who will share how they have begun, expanded, and run various harm reduction programs.
• Efficacy of various harm reduction strategies and some of the causes contributing to the current overdose epidemic.
• Federal resources and programs available to help start or expand harm reduction programs.
 
Date and Time: 
August 3, 2022 (All day) to August 4, 2022 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
 
 
DC: 0-5 Intensive Overview Training

DC: 0-5 Intensive Overview Training

A focus on infant and early childhood mental health (IECMH) has been shown to improve children’s social skills and emotional functioning, promote healthy relationships, reduce challenging behaviors, reduce the number of suspensions and expulsions, improve classroom quality, and reduce provider stress, burnout, and turnover. Age-appropriate assessment and diagnosis are key to providing effective mental health supports for children from birth through age five. 

This overview provides a foundation for understanding the  DC:0-5™ diagnostic system. While clinically focused, it is high level and absolutely, 100%, relevant to prevention work.  It provides some basic understanding of child development, caregiver and child health, and appropriate evidence-based approaches to addressing needs in the community.  

Eligibility
Allied professionals, or individuals whose professional role supports social-emotional well-being and the mental health system of care for children birth through age five enrolled in Apple Health. Some overview trainings may be tailored to professionals in specific roles. Please see the training schedule below for a training that will be best for you.

Cost
Free through June 30, 2023 for Apple Health mental health providers and allied professionals serving children birth through age five in Washington.

 

Date and Time: 
August 4, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
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Overdose prevention, harm reduction, and treatment series

Overdose prevention, harm reduction, and treatment series

Still need classes for your Certified Prevention Professional (CPP) credential? Here’s an exciting training opportunity for you!

The Washington Poison Center is offering a free series on overdose prevention, harm reduction, and treatment. Over the course of two weeks (August 8-19), you'll explore unintentional and intentional factors that can lead to overdose, how to respond to different overdose situations, how to prevent and reduce harm from overdose, and how to access resources and treatment in the state of Washington.

Sessions are typically 60-90 minutes in length.

  • 8/8, Preventing Overdose: Risks, Relevant Science, and Prevention Opportunities on College Campuses
  • 8/9, Resources for Teens on Substance Use will be released throughout the day
  • 8/11, Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
  • 8/15, Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • 8/15, Ask Us Anything*
  • 8/16, Intentional Exposures in Older Adults
  • 8/17, Stimulants 101
  • 8/17, An Exploration of Withdrawal
  • 8/18, videoclips released throughout the day featuring Adolescent Self-Poisoning: Discussions with Local Experts
  • 8/19, Drug checking 101
  • 8/19, 2:30: Meet our Toxicologists

Check out the full schedule and register!

Date and Time: 
August 8, 2022 (All day) to August 19, 2022 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
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Preventing Overdose: Risks, Relevant Science, and Prevention Opportunities on College Campuses

Preventing Overdose: Risks, Relevant Science, and Prevention Opportunities on College Campuses

In this virtual presentation, we will look at the role of classical conditioning (and, therefore, the role of environment) in potential overdose situations, which highlights possible risks associated with spring break, 21st birthday celebrations, and even starting school. Opportunities for prevention and intervention will be discussed.

Speaker: Jason R. Kilmer, Ph.D
Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington School of Medicine

Date and Time: 
August 8, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom (virtual)
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
 
Responding to an Overdose: Perspectives from Emergency Medical Providers

Responding to an Overdose: Perspectives from Emergency Medical Providers

Join the Washington Poison Center and a panel of expert partners live on Facebook and YouTube as they discuss how emergency medical providers respond to overdose situations. This panel discussion is part of the Overdose Prevention, Harm Reduction, and Treatment webinar series.

Panelists include: 

  • Sasha Kaiser, MD, Associate Medical Director of the Washington Poison Center
  • Marc Stern, MD, MPH, Consultant in Correctional Health Care
  • Rebecca Rice, MSW, LWAIC, Care Coordinator, Eastside Fire & Rescue
  • Ryan Olson, Firefigher / EMT, Eastside Fire & Rescue
Date and Time: 
August 8, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Location: 
Virtual
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
 
What does NOT work in prevention

What does NOT work in prevention

Many trainings and resources focus on what research has shown to be effective to prevent substance misuse. We also know through research what is NOT effective in preventing substance misuse and in some cases is harmful. Yet communities across the nation continue to implement these ineffective and sometimes counterproductive strategies. The focus of this webinar will be on identifying these ineffective approaches. We will also spend time discussing strategies prevention professionals can use to address the resistance often expressed by individuals and organizations reluctant to change long-standing, well-liked prevention practices.

 

Date and Time: 
August 8, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
 
Youth Indoor and Outdoor Exposure to Secondhand Smoke and Aerosol

Youth Indoor and Outdoor Exposure to Secondhand Smoke and Aerosol

GHEA and CADCA’s Evaluation and Research Team present the latest installment of the Research Into Action webinar series featuring Dr. Samantha Puvanesarajah and Michael Tynan, MPH from the CDC’s Office of Smoking and Health. In this webinar, the speakers will present results from their recent article which reports estimates of self-reported public indoor and outdoor secondhand smoke and secondhand aerosol exposures among U.S. youth, using data from the 2020 National Youth Tobacco Survey. They will also discuss policy implications for clean air legislation. As the tobacco product landscape evolves, it remains important to modernize and update smoke-free policies to protect people from these exposures from all products, in all settings. 

Date and Time: 
August 9, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
 
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

In this presentation about opioid use disorder (OUD), we aim to share decision making strategies on medication therapy, discuss the pathways for patients and advocates to access care, and dispel common myths surrounding OUD. We hope to engage the audience and leave listeners feeling more prepared and informed on how to help our patients with OUD by utilizing harm-reduction and behavior health interventions in combination with pharmacotherapy.

Speakers: Diep Ngo, PharmD and Alexi Duenas
Pharmacy Residents
Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Group
Diep and Alexi are both graduates of the University of Washington School of Pharmacy and current residents at Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Group. Their primary interests include geriatrics and behavioral health, respectively. When not at Kelley-Ross, you can find Diep tending to her robust indoor plant collection and Alexi cooking new recipes in her kitchen.

Date and Time: 
August 11, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom (virtual)
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
 
 
 
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Overdose prevention, harm reduction, and treatment series

Overdose prevention, harm reduction, and treatment series

Still need classes for your Certified Prevention Professional (CPP) credential? Here’s an exciting training opportunity for you!

The Washington Poison Center is offering a free series on overdose prevention, harm reduction, and treatment. Over the course of two weeks (August 8-19), you'll explore unintentional and intentional factors that can lead to overdose, how to respond to different overdose situations, how to prevent and reduce harm from overdose, and how to access resources and treatment in the state of Washington.

Sessions are typically 60-90 minutes in length.

  • 8/8, Preventing Overdose: Risks, Relevant Science, and Prevention Opportunities on College Campuses
  • 8/9, Resources for Teens on Substance Use will be released throughout the day
  • 8/11, Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
  • 8/15, Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • 8/15, Ask Us Anything*
  • 8/16, Intentional Exposures in Older Adults
  • 8/17, Stimulants 101
  • 8/17, An Exploration of Withdrawal
  • 8/18, videoclips released throughout the day featuring Adolescent Self-Poisoning: Discussions with Local Experts
  • 8/19, Drug checking 101
  • 8/19, 2:30: Meet our Toxicologists

Check out the full schedule and register!

Date and Time: 
August 8, 2022 (All day) to August 19, 2022 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
 
 
 
Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid

This presentation will cover:
– Awareness of self harm
– Myths and facts related to self harm
– Risk factors and warning signs related to self harm
– Appropriate responses to supporting adolescents who may be struggling with self harm
– General resources

Speakers: Brittany Campbell and Keara Peltram, MPH

Brittany Campell
Director, Center for Student Support
NorthEast Washington ESD 101

Keara Peltram, MPH
Behavioral Health Coordinator
NorthEast Washington ESD 101

Date and Time: 
August 15, 2022 - 8:30am to 9:30am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom (virtual)
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
 
Cannabis: Moving Forward, Protecting Health

Cannabis: Moving Forward, Protecting Health

Join policy and research experts to learn the evidence-based methods for developing safe and effective cannabis policy from the new book, Cannabis: Moving Forward, Protecting Health.
 

Date and Time: 
August 15, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Tribal Health Equity Summit

Tribal Health Equity Summit

This summit will convene leaders and stakeholders in Tribal health equity to build a path forward for health equity in Indian Country. Building on the discussions of drivers of health inequities from the May 13 Inter-Tribal World Café on Health Equity, this summit will examine important questions about how to advance health equity in a meaningful way. The summit will include a discussion on the appropriate role of federal government agencies in supporting Tribal health equity, with a special focus on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

 

Date and Time: 
August 16, 2022 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 
Intentional Exposures in Older Adults

Intentional Exposures in Older Adults

Most calls to the Washington Poison Center regarding older adults (ages 60+) are about mistakes with medications. In recent years, however, the poison center has noted increasing calls about intentional exposure reasons, including substance use and self-harm or suspected suicide. Join the Washington Poison Center’s Medical Director and one of the center’s Public Health Educators as they discuss call trends, the unique concerns for older adults with intentional exposures, common substances and their considerations, and harm reduction strategies for providers, older adults, and/or their loved ones. 


Speakers: Scott Phillips, MD and Meghan King, MPH

Scott Phillips, MD FACP FACMT FAACT
Medical Director
Washington Poison Center
Board certified in both Internal Medicine and Medical Toxicology, Dr. Scott Phillips is the Medical Director of the Washington Poison Center. Dr. Phillips maintains an active practice in Washington where he was born and raised. As a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, and the American College of Medical Toxicology, Dr. Phillips is dedicated to ongoing education and teaching. Focusing on environmental toxicology and health risk assessment, Dr. Phillips has authored over 200 articles, chapters and abstracts as well as several textbooks on medical toxicology.

 

Meghan King, MPH
Public Health Education & Communications Specialist
Washington Poison Center
Meghan King, MPH is a Public Health Education and Communications Specialist at the Washington Poison Center, where she develops and provides community education on substance use, medication safety, basic poison prevention, and more. Prior to the Washington Poison Center, she worked for the King County Youth Marijuana Prevention & Education Program and for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Meghan received her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Washington in Community-Oriented Public Health Practice.

Date and Time: 
August 16, 2022 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom (virtual)
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
 
August 2022 Learning Community Meeting

August 2022 Learning Community Meeting

*** This meeting has been moved from 8/24 to 8/17 to avoid conflict with the National Prevention Network (NPN) conference ***

The August 2022 Learning Community Meeting will be hosted on Zoom.

Please register at this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84520173144. After registering, you should receive an confirmation email.

If you have any questions about this meeting, please reach out to your Prevention System Manager.

Date and Time: 
August 17, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Meeting
Location: 
Zoom
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Stimulants 101

Stimulants 101

Join us as we discuss:
– What stimulants are
– Why people use them
– The trends we see in Washington State
– What harm reduction and treatment services look like for stimulants
Speaker: Alison Newman, MPH

Alison Newman, MPH
Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute
University of Washington
Since joining ADAI in 2017, Alison has provided training and education on overdose, opioids, and worked on the website stopoverdose.org and learnabouttreatment.org. She specializes in health education and healthcare access around drug use and health.
Date and Time: 
August 17, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom (virtual)
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
An Exploration of Withdrawal

An Exploration of Withdrawal

What happens when a drug is stopped? Explore withdrawal syndromes, withdrawal timelines and severity, withdrawal treatment options, and the complex relationship between antidotes and withdrawal.


Speakers: Marlo Murray, PharmD, CSPI & Paul Cole, PharmD, CSPI

Marlo Murray, PharmD, CSPI
Certified Specialist in Poison Information
Washington Poison Center
Dr. Marlo Murray is a clinical pharmacist and Certified Specialist in Poison Information at the Washington Poison Center. She is also a Clinical Affiliate Faculty at her alma mater, the University of Washington School of Pharmacy. During her 11-year career at WAPC she has authored abstracts in toxicology that she has presented to local and national conferences, precepted PharmD students, and worked on the Washington Suicide Prevention Taskforce. She currently works in a supervisory role in the WAPC call center where she supports staff in skill development and education, and works on Quality Improvement initiatives.

 

Paul Cole, PharmD, CSPI
Certified Specialist in Poison Information
Washington Poison Center
Dr. Paul Cole is a clinical pharmacist and Certified Specialist in Poison Information and has been with the Washington Poison Center for 6 years. He brings knowledge and experience from a variety of community pharmacy practice areas, including pharmacy compounding and Long Term Care pharmacy services. Dr. Cole works with local health jurisdictions and is committed to emerging trends and patient care surrounding drugs of abuse.

Date and Time: 
August 17, 2022 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom (virtual)
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
 
Webinar: DH & DBHR Starts With One Materials Presentation

Webinar: DH & DBHR Starts With One Materials Presentation

Are you planning on hosting a National Drug Take Back Day event on October 29, 2022? Updated promotional materials are now available for you to use!

Please join our media partner, DH, in reviewing some updated and possibly new material(s) that we have for Drug Take back event planning and promotion! These materials include customizable posters, rack cards, post card mailers, print ads, social media content and graphics and more - along with a promotional timeline as a guide to help you raise awareness of your event in your community. There are also materials in Spanish available. You can also use this time to ask any questions about the resources or maybe share some ideas of how you and your community plan to host drug take back.

Join us for a webinar to review the materials on August 18, 2022 at 1PM.

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Date and Time: 
August 18, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
 
Minerva 2.0 Technical Assistance Call

Minerva 2.0 Technical Assistance Call

If you have completed the Minerva training and have a Minerva user login, you may join the Minerva TA Calls. No registration is needed - join using the link below. Questions will be taken in the order submitted and you are welcome to listen in on the call to learn from others.​ These online calls are intended for CBOs, CPWIs, and projects.

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Date and Time: 
August 18, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Category: 
Meeting
Location: 
Online
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 
Drug Checking 101

Drug Checking 101

Drug checking is an essential harm reduction strategy to prevent overdose. Join us as we discuss what drug checking is, how different types of checking work, how to communicate about drug checking, and what resources are available.

Speaker: Amber Tejada

Amber Tejada
Director of Programs
Hepatitis Education Project
Amber Tejada works as the Director of Programs at the Hepatitis Education Project, an organization located in the International District in Seattle that provides resources, care, and advocacy for all people affected by viral hepatitis, including people who use drugs.
Date and Time: 
August 19, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom (virtual)
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
 
Meet our Toxicologists - Washington Poison Center

Meet our Toxicologists - Washington Poison Center

Feeling inspired after all you’ve learned during the Overdose Prevention, Harm Reduction, and Treatment webinar series? Or, just want to learn more about the people behind the Washington Poison Center's services? Come meet our toxicologists! Join the Washington Poison Center's Medical Director, Associate Medical Director, and one of their call center pharmacists to learn about toxicology, why they pursued a career in this field, and their favorite aspects of their jobs. This discussion is part of the overdose Prevention, Harm Reduction, and Treatment webinar series and will take place on Facebook and YouTube

Date and Time: 
August 19, 2022 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Virtual
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
 
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NPN Conference

NPN Conference

Registration for the 2022 National Prevention Network (NPN) Conference (formerly called the NPN Prevention Research Conference) opens in May. 

Theme: The Power of HOPE: Healthy Opportunities for Prevention to Empower Change 

 The purpose of the NPN Conference is to highlight the latest research in the substance use prevention field. It provides a forum for prevention professionals, coalition leaders, researchers, and federal partners to share research, best practices and promising evaluation results for the purpose of integrating research into prevention practice.

 

Date and Time: 
August 23, 2022 (All day) to August 25, 2022 (All day)
Category: 
Event
Location: 
Virtual
 
 
 
Reclaiming Native Psychological Brilliance

Reclaiming Native Psychological Brilliance

Today's topic: Role of Indigenous healing practices in Native life re-balance  

United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. is hosting a monthly series of webinars, Reclaiming Native Psychological Brilliance, addressing the intelligence, strengths, balance, innate resources, and resilience of Native people.

Please be sure to register in advance for each individual session. Sessions are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month from 11 a.m. - noon Upcoming monthly topics are listed below. 

September 27 

Inspiring Native life transformation plans 

October 25 

Reframing Native mental health 

November 22 

(final session in 2022 series) 

Open discussion forum: Reclaiming Native Psychological Brilliance 

 For questions, please contact: BHendrix@USETINC.ORG.

Date and Time: 
August 23, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Data for rural health equity

Data for rural health equity

Data for Rural Health Equity is designed to increase understanding of population health concepts and help public health professionals develop skills and confidence in effectively communicating with data, including sharing data visually in charts and graphs.

The training starts August 24 with self-paced learning modules and is followed by live, interactive workshops on September 20 and 22. There are three modules that each take about one hour to complete and should be done before the live workshops. 

This hybrid training series is designed for public health professionals with little to no data experience who are serving rural communities in the Pacific Northwest.

Time Commitment: Approximately 7 hours

Cost: $350 per participant, some scholarships available

Registration closes July 22, 2022.

Date and Time: 
August 24, 2022 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
 
 
 
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WA Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (WA - SAPST): Session 1 & 2

WA Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (WA - SAPST): Session 1 & 2

*Registration Pending*

HCA/DBHR will provide this Washington Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) based upon a national curriculum developed by the federal Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP).

Series Training Dates:

  • Session 1: Monday, August 29 - 9am - 3:30pm
  • Session 2: Tuesday, August 30 - 9am - 3:30pm
  • Session 3: Tuesday, September 6 - 9am - 3:30pm
  • Session 4: Wednesday, September 7 - 9am - 3:30pm

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

  • Define behavioral health and its relationship to substance misuse.
  • Describe the Strategic Prevention Framework, SAMHSA’s five-step planning model.
  • Identify the needs of vulnerable populations in order to improve cultural competency and more effectively address behavioral health disparities.
  • Discuss effective approaches to collaborating across sectors to sustain prevention outcomes.

TRAINING CONTENT:

  • Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention: Understanding the Basics
    • Basic terminology and facts
    • History of substance use and prevention in the U.S.
    • Addiction and the brain
    • Effects and health risks of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
  • Setting the Foundation: From Theory to Practice
    • Behavioral health
    • Institute of Medicine’s Continuum of Care
    • Public health approach
    • Risk and protective factors
    • Developmental perspective
  • Application: SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework
    • Assessment, capacity, planning, implementation, and evaluation
    • Cultural competence, sustainability
Date and Time: 
August 29, 2022 (All day) to August 30, 2022 (All day)
Location: 
TBD
 
Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Culturally Specific Behavioral Health Staff

Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Culturally Specific Behavioral Health Staff

This summer, the Northwest ATTC is hosting a 3-part series on Innovative and Successful Approaches to Staff Recruitment and Retention.

Part 2: Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Culturally Specific Behavioral Health Staff

The current behavioral health workforce emergency is nothing new in the culturally and linguistically specific communities in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Traditional recruitment strategies by dominant culture organizations often fail due to a variety of systemic and cultural barriers that are largely invisible to the established behavioral health systems. Executive Directors Fernando Peña with NW Instituto Latino and Jerrod Murray with Painted Horse Recovery operate culturally specific SUD Recovery Community Organizations that despite the ongoing behavioral health workforce emergency are fully staffed with culturally and linguistically specific staff and routinely have multiple applicants for each open position as one becomes available. In this session, Jerrod and Fernando will share their understanding of the systemic barriers that impact Indigenous and Latinx communities when it comes to the behavioral health workforce. And will share some strategies that they have used to recruit, retain and support their respective teams.

Find out more about the complete series here

Date and Time: 
August 31, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Virtual
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Advancing Applications of HOPE, the Science of the Positive, and Positive Community Norms

Advancing Applications of HOPE, the Science of the Positive, and Positive Community Norms

This two-hour, virtual interactive workshop led by The Montana Institute will provide an overview of the Science of the Positive, Positive Community Norms, and Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences (HOPE) frameworks and how they can be used in harmony to promote child development, grow Positive Childhood Experiences, and promote a healing-centered approach to help children and adults increase resiliency. 

The workshop will include current research-findings and applications of these frameworks and will provide participants with opportunities to consider and discuss how they might advance these applications in their own unique contexts.

Date and Time: 
August 29, 2022 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
 
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