Neurobiology and the Intersection of Substance Use and Mental Health

This course will review the current research on the intersection of substance use and mental health, starting with a review of research on the neurobiology of substance use disorder, followed by substance specific trainings and a look at specific case examples. The New Neurobiology of Addiction and Implication for Treatment ...
Read More

COURSE EVALUATION| May 2021 Test Template Copy

Update Course Title  – use format “Course Date | Course Evaluation: Course Title”  — example “2.17.21 | Course Evaluation: Getting to What Matters in Person Centered Recovery” Update Course description below Go to “Builder” Tab above to access other course steps Online Course Evaluation – How it works: We are...
Read More

Ethics and Risk Management in Online and Distance Behavioral Health

This on-demand online course will explore cutting-edge ethical issues arising out of behavioral health professionals’ growing use of digital technology, electronic interventions and communications, and social media to deliver services and communicate with clients.  Moving beyond introductory ethics concepts, Dr. Frederic Reamer will examine complex ethical issues related to practitioners’...
Read More

Wellness and Recovery Promotion in Behavioral Health Services

The underlying assumption of wellness and recovery promotion in behavioral health services is that behavioral health service providers are working from the perspective of a recovery-oriented system of care (ROSC). ROSC is a coordinated network of community-based services and supports that is person-centered and builds on the strengths and resilience...
Read More

2021.06.08 | COURSE EVALUATION | The Invitation to Change

Online Course Evaluation – How it works: We are trying a new process for course evaluations using our online course system. We hope this will ultimately provide a smoother experience for you by allowing you to access your certificate immediately after completing the course evaluation. Here is how it works:...
Read More

2021 Applications of Motivational Interviewing in Behavioral Health Treatment

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative, person-centered counseling method for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about changing health risk behaviors. This course will explore the principles and applications of Motivational Interviewing in behavioral health services. It will examine the spirit and principles of Motivational Interviewing, its fundamental method and...
Read More

Working with Methamphetamine-Involved Persons in Justice Systems

Working with methamphetamine users can be confusing for persons who are accustomed to working with other drugs.  While many issues are the same, some attributes are unique to a methamphetamine user with moderate to severe SUD.  They tend to display different behaviors that can be easy to misinterpret as resistance,...
Read More