New Course!!  This course teaches the use of Motivational Interviewing (MI) – a widely used evidence-based practice for helping people to resolve ambivalence about change by evoking motivation and commitment. Engagement methods and strategies are taught, stressing the critical aspects of motivating and empowering individuals to recognize their own needs, strengths, and resources for taking an active role in changing their lives for the better.  This free course provides 4 continuing education credits with successful completion.

The purpose of this course is to review engagement strategies that focus on practical methods and offer strategies that contribute to a culture of engagement. It emphasizes the need to focus on engagement throughout the continuum of care and offers principles to guide the way.  The course provides 2.5 continuing education credits with successful completion.

Many advances have been made to promote behavioral health recovery concepts and practices.  This course addresses the values, structure, and components of recovery-oriented systems of care. It offers practical examples of how behavioral health professionals and organizations can incorporate the types of recovery-focused services and supports that have been proven effective for persons with mental health and substance use conditions. Three (3) continuing education credits or hours are available after successful course completion.

This course is offered at no cost.  This course will help learners better understand the basics of clinical evaluation from diagnosis, to case conceptualization, to treatment planning.  Four (4) continuing education credits or clock/contact hours are available after successful course completion.

This course is based on a webinar presented on August 3, 2016.  One (1) continuing education credit/hour is provided after successful completion of the course exam.

This course is available at no cost. It examines the gender-specific barriers that women with substance use disorders and/or co-occurring mental health disorders often experience when attempting to access treatment and recovery supports. It also explores the rationale and specific methods for creating and sustaining welcoming environments for women. 3 continuing education or contact/clock hours are offered.

This 3-hour course is offered at no cost. The purpose of the course is to help participants better understand PWIDs and why this population is considered high-priority by funders and policy makers. It will also review effective strategies for working with injection drug using populations.