Trainings

These trainings for providers, consumers, peers and advocates will help you learn and develop your skills to support behavioral health and wellness.

Visit the Harm Reduction Training Institute webpage to view free webinars on Motivational Interviewing for People Who Use Drugs, Safe Injection and Basic Wound Care and De-Escalation and Conflict Management.

  • Applying Trauma-Informed Care to Women with Children: Mothers in Early Stages of Recovery and Treatment, Part One

    This course is intended for providers who work with or plan to work with women with children. It is the second training in a four-part series on Women with Children (WWC). This training will focus on the central tenets of a trauma-informed treatment approach. Attendees will discuss the principles of trauma-informed care, consider the ways in which the training itself is being provided using a trauma-informed professional development model, and begin considering ways to apply trauma-informed care in work with women with children. 3.0 CEUs will be available for social workers and therapists. This training will be hosted by Amatus Recovery Centers.

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    Thursday, January 28, 2021
    10:00 am to 1:00 pm EST
  • Applying Trauma-Informed Care to Women with Children: Mothers in Early Stages of Recovery and Treatment, Part Two

    Participants must attend the part one training om 1/28. This course is intended for providers who work with or plan to work with women with children. This training will continue to discuss ways to apply trauma-informed care in work with women with children, specifically those impacted by substance use and/or domestic violence and in early stages of treatment and recovery. Attendees will consider trauma-informed approaches to topics such as the parent-child relationship, social service and court involvement, substance abuse treatment, and life in a shelter. 3 CEUs will be available.

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    Thursday, February 04, 2021
    10:00 am to 1:00 pm EST
  • Helping Women with Children to Parent Positively: Mothers in Early Stages of Recovery and Treatment

    This course is intended for providers who work with or plan to work with women with children. This training aims to teach providers ways to incorporate positive parenting strategies into their work with mothers in early stages of recovery and treatment. Topics will include the purpose and benefit of positive parenting, parenting challenges for women who are in early recovery from substance abuse and/or recently exited a domestic violence relationship, emotion regulation, limit-setting, and resiliency. Attendees will learn how to model positive parenting strategies through their interactions with mothers. 3 CEUs will be available.

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    Thursday, February 11, 2021
    10:00 am to 1:00 pm EST
  • Monday, February 15, 2021
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Interface

    This training reviews the findings of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study. The training will provide attendees with powerful new insights into the impact of toxic stress on the brain, discuss the role of ACEs in long-term physical, emotional, and social health issues, and empower individuals to promote resilience, health, and well-being in their communities. Please note that the first part of this training will involve viewing the film, “Resilience”. 4.0 CEUs are pending from the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. CEUs for Social Workers are not available for this training. This course is intended for providers who work with or plan to work with women with children.

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    Friday, February 19, 2021
    10:00 am to 2:00 pm EST

There are no upcoming harm reduction trainings.