Live Online Courses range from 1-hour webinars to multi-session courses completed over several days via virtual meeting platform such as Zoom or GoToWebinar. Live online courses take place at a specific time and date. After you sign up for a live online course, you will receive log in information and meeting link by email.
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12 p.m. to 1 p.m. | August 3, 2021 | Stephanie Nichols, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
This presentation will review nonmedical opioid use and older adults, including epidemiology, risk factors of diversion, link between opioid use and elder abuse, risk factors for nonmedical opioid use, and prevention strategies for nonmedical use, development of OUD, and overdose.
12 p.m. to 2 p.m. | August 5, 2021 | Duncan Dwyer, Maine Health Equity Alliance
We will discuss the often confusing research and data associated with pregnancy and drug use, strategize ways to engage pregnant people who might be using drugs, and explore ways to best address post-delivery drug use through a Harm Reduction approach.
12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. | August 11, 2021 | Brian Meyer, Ph.D.
This presentation will discuss several reasons why chronic pain and PTSD co-occur in combat veterans and how they exacerbate each other.
12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | August 17, 2021 | Maine Resilience Building Network | Ruby Parker, MS
This training will provide an introductory overview of the science of stress, how ACEs greatly increase the risk for substance misuse, explore National and Maine State data that highlight risk factors, and discuss how to build resilience and demonstrate the importance of trauma-informed care.
2021.08.19 | 12p.m. to 1p.m. | John Burke and Heath Langevin
Addresses the law and ethics of drug diversion (primarily by caregivers) in Maine. Diversion in health care and residential facilities will be the focus, but prevention and detection in patients’ homes will be touched on in passing.
12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | August 24, 2021 | Oliver Bradeen, LCPC
This training will focus on the role of discrimination in substance use and the ways in which we can play a pivotal role in reducing and preventing use.
2021.09.15 | 12p.m. to 1:15p.m. | Judge Mary A. Celeste
The presenter will cover the current status of medical and recreational marijuana use in treatment courts, as well as probation, parole and pre-trial release, diversion/deferred sentencing, and applicable state and federal legislative schemes.
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | September 22, 2021 | Lauren Hoffman, PhD
This course will review opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery in the context of the current opioid epidemic. Topics will be covered in light of established practices and newly emerging evidence from the scientific literature.
Course begins on September 24, 2021.
This is a self-paced online course. All assignments are to be completed weekly with an October 22, 2021 end date. The assumptions and principles of a trauma-informed approach in organizations that provide behavioral health and co-occurring services to individuals and families will be explored.
2021.09.29 | Basic Review: The Brain’s Basis of Serious Psychiatric, Stress & Substance Use Disorders | 11a.m. to 12p.m. | Carl Salzman, MD
This presentation will review both normal and abnormal brain function and examine the relationships between brain dysfunction, psychiatric disorders and substance use disorders.