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Behavioral Health

Tobacco Intervention: Intensive Skills

  This two-day skills-focused training will build on knowledge gained in the Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training. Participants will: Explore the value of a comprehensive tobacco use assessment Learn to develop effective treatment plans Discuss considerations for medication management Review relapse prevention strategies Clinicians will also spend time building on common counseling skills used in

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Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control Program Prevention Professionals Day (Save the Date)

This conference is intended for community prevention and public health professionals; coalition members; tobacco, substance use and mental health prevention and health promotion practitioners; program managers and administrators; state agency prevention staff; volunteers and task force members; and others who deliver tobacco, substance use and mental health prevention services or who are interested in prevention

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Maine Harm Reduction Conference

2019 Maine Harm Reduction Conference Presented by The University of New England, The SBIRT Grant and The City of Portland’s Public Health Division  Friday, October 4 | 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Innovation Hall, University of New England Reserve Your Seat Now!   Please join the University of New England, the Collaborative SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and

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8th Annual Let’s Go: National Obesity Conference

Join us to explore the First 1,000 Days – the critical period from preconception to age 2. Learn about the impact of maternal factors on childhood obesity and the role of early childhood factors in promoting healthy weight. Be a part of the discussion about how to support mothers in giving their children a healthy

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New England School of Best Practices 2019

This four-day event gives addiction and behavioral health professionals the opportunity to combine in-depth study of an area of special interest with the opportunity to learn in a beautiful, rejuvenating wilderness setting in Waterville Valley, NH. The program includes advanced clinical and administrative skilled-based treatment in best practices and evidence-based practices treatment approaches, as well

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Alcohol Prevention Conference

This one day conference is an educational opportunity for professionals working with young adults, ages 18-25, to understand alcohol use issues in Maine and learn practical skills to apply in local communities. Early bird registration fee $25.00 if you pay by August 7th.  Registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch.

Everything Your Kid Does Makes Sense: DBT for Working with Parents

This workshop is two 1/2 days (August 9th and August 23rd)  will provide participants with eight parenting skills they can immediately use with parents who are struggling to raise children, including skills to help regulate emotions, communicate with kids and avoid judgments.  The skills are drawn from Dick’s Dialectical Parenting Group, based on the DBT

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Maine Military & Community Network Statewide Conference

The keynote speaker, Dr. Carolyn Allard will talk about moral injury, guilt, and shame in the morning. In the afternoon, she will discuss Trauma Informed Guilt Reduction (TrGR training).  Afternoon breakouts will include a presentation from Francine Stark from the Maine Coalition of Domestic Violence, a briefing on Military 101 from the Maine National Guard, and

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23rd Annual Childhood Development and Behavior Conference

The Edmund N. Ervin Pediatric Center’s Child Development and Behavior Conference at Colby College is a program that brings a science and evidence based approach to understanding interventions that endeavor to improve the lives of children with complex needs. We have national speakers join with our regional and local experts and policy makers to bring

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