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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 healthcare professionals, prevention professionals, and community members who are interested in learning more about the burden of tobacco and strategies

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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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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 disparities, and opportunities for interventions. The ways that policy development and tobacco treatment support each other will be discussed, including strategies to

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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 healthcare professionals, prevention professionals, and community members who are interested in learning more about the burden of tobacco and strategies for

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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 stimulants, the sedative-hypnotics including alcohol, the hallucinogens, as well the latest designer drugs. In addition, the current

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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 of ethical practice will be explored. In addition, issues of vicarious trauma and self-care as ethical premises will be discussed.

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Reducing Stigma and Using Harm Reduction When Working with People Who Use Opioids

The words we choose have an impact. How we talk about drug use and people who use drugs is informed by our preconceived notions and internalized biases. When we use words like “clean,” we necessarily imply that the opposite is “dirty.” Opioid Use Disorder continues to be a highly stigmatized medical condition, despite many advancements

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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 healthcare professionals, prevention professionals, and community members who are interested in learning more about the burden of tobacco and strategies

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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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2019 Clinical and Legal Opioid Update

2019 Clinical Opioid Update: Learning Objectives: Review latest research relating to opioid + pain prescribing practices Constantly consider harm reduction Discuss opioid use disorder and treatments 2019 Legal Opioid Update: Learning Objectives: Review impact of Chapter 488 in Maine Discuss opioid laws, rules and initiatives of the new administration Study Chapter 21 requirements & logical implementation Investigate

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