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SUD Family Navigator Training

This 16-hour training is for and presented by parents and family members of a person with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD). This is a Healthcare Authority (HCA) approved curriculum created to assist parents, caregivers and other family members in understanding SUD and providing helpful support to the individual they are supporting.

Washington State Community Connectors (WSCC) worked with the Health Care Authority/Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery, identified family members, and family led organizations to develop a curriculum designed to educate families about Substance Use Disorders (SUD) and related treatment options across Washington State. 

This training includes the most up-to-date information around Substance Use Disorder (SUD), addiction and its effects on the adolescent brain, skills for families navigating their relationship with someone with SUD, and systems navigation. This presentation is grounded in research and information supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA), their training, and technical assistance partners. A toolkit, including information and resources regarding SUD supports and services specific to Washington State, will be provided as a reference guide for participants.

You must be able to attend all 4 days of training to receive your certificate of completion. If you know that you cannot attend all 4 days, please choose another session. This training is interactive and we ask that you remain on camera and engaged during training. Pre-registration is required. 

Training Dates:

  • January 9-12, 2023, 9AM – 1PM Daily 
  • February 21-24, 2023, 9AM – 1PM Daily
  • March 13-16, 2023, 4PM – 8PM Daily 
  • April 17-20, 2023, 9AM – 1PM Daily
  • May 15-18, 2023, 9AM – 1PM Daily
Date and Time: 
May 15, 2023 - 12:00am to May 18, 2023 - 11:59pm