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The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control Program and its related public health and non-profit partners frequently offer training, events, and conferences focused on the many different areas of tobacco and substance use prevention and control.

If you have an conference in Maine that is relevant to the prevention and control of tobacco, substance use, suicide or injury; submit information to tsup.dhhs@maine.gov.  We will review and post if appropriate.

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2.27.20

Ethics and Boundaries

This training will be activity based utilizing multiple case studies and scenarios to challenge, teach, and reinforce ethical problem solving. Issues related to the range of current treatment modalities and their impact upon the evolution
2.28.20

Current Trends in Street Drugs, Vaping and Prescription Medications of Abuse

This training will review the new diagnostic criteria in the DSM-V related to the substance use disorders as well as each of the major categories of the substances of abuse. The substances reviewed will include the narcotics, the
3.3.20

Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training

Join other healthcare professionals in this one-day training to learn more about nicotine addiction and how to integrate brief, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions into current practice. The Basic Skills Training is open to all
3.16.20

Substance Use Prevention Skills Training

This training is limited to 25 participants. Due to space limitations, registration preference will be given to those are actively providing substance use prevention services and those seeking Prevention Specialist Certification. Others
3.26.20

Cultural Considerations for Increasing Positive Outcomes for LGBT Individuals across the Continuum

What are some of the unique needs and considerations that your LGBTQ participants, students, or clients may have based on historical and current healthcare disparities for these groups in the U.S.? Is your organization as welcoming and
3.31.20

Addressing Nicotine and Tobacco Use Through Prevention, Policy and Treatment Initiatives

Join other professionals and the MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence Training and Education team for a half-day training. Learn more about the burden of tobacco and nicotine on communities across the state, tobacco-related
4.6.20

Using a Trauma-Informed Approach to Reduce Problematic Marijuana Use

Marijuana is now legal for medicinal and recreational use among adults in many states. People who work with young adults and adults who experience mental health problems and use marijuana regularly, are finding themselves having difficult
4.15.20

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
6.9.20

Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training

  Join other healthcare professionals in this one-day training to learn more about nicotine addiction and how to integrate brief, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions into current practice.  The Basic Skills Training is