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Motivational Interviewing: Finding a focus and guiding the client towards changeLaura Saunders, MSSW Course Description: A highly successful treatment approach developed by Drs. William Miller and Steven Rollnick, Motivational Interviewing (MI), is a person centered, guiding method of communication to elicit and strengthen motivation for change. This course, the second in a series, will focus…

Tobacco Cessation Treatment: Best Practices

Registration Open Brown University Distance Learning Program and Signal Behavioral Health Network are offering a credited, on-line course on tobacco cessation treatment: best practices. Complications from chronic tobacco use is a leading cause of death in the United States and in many countries around the world. Proven clinical treatment strategies are available right now that…

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Introduction to Club DrugsStanley Chin, J.D. Course Description: This course will provide participants with a comprehensive introduction to club drugs. Club Drugs have caused national attention to focus on youth and young adults and their attraction to “Raves” and dance clubs. While national statistics for drug use in general show a stabilizing trend, some club…

Dee Lexandra, Ph.D.

Dee Lexandra, Ph.D., MSW, Florida LCSW and Certified Addiction Professional, has been actively involved in addiction treatment in Florida for the past 22 years, her focus for more than 12 years, was group work in psychiatric and substance abuse in-patient and out-patient hospital treatment programs. Recently, over the past six years she has worked primarily…

Effective Strategies for engaging Youth with Co-occurring Disorders

Registration Open Brown University Distance Learning Program is offering a credited, on-line course on motivational interviewing. This workshop will explore of some of the more significant aspects of Co-occurring disorders among adolescents.┬áThe relationship between chemical use, abuse and dependency and the occurrence of other mental health disorders will be reviewed.┬áThe importance of understanding this relationship…

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Addressing Tobacco Use and Dependence in Addiction and Mental Health ServicesLisa M. Howard BSW, TTS Course Description: The National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP) has made significant progress in establishing effective tobacco control strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use across the country via multi-modality state initiatives. Currently, about 20% of the US general population smokes….

Registration for this course has been Closed 5

Registration Closed Join the future course waiting list The Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England , funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) at Brown University Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies, is offering a credited, on-line course on addressing tobacco use and dependence…

563 Living Life on Life’s Terms: Integrating Spirituality into the Therapeutic Process with Addicted Adults

Registration Open The Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England , funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) at Brown University Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies, is offering a credited, on-line course on integrating spirituality into the therapeutic process with addicted adults. For years…

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Registration Closed Join the future course waiting list The Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England , funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) at Brown University Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies, is offering a credited, on-line course on leadership. Leadership training has been…