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Parent Involvement in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adolescent Substance Use

This workshop will introduce essential principles and skills associated with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for adolescent substance use. Participants will learn how to conceptualize cases within a CBT framework, plan treatment, and apply basic CBT strategies to intervene with adolescents who misuse substances. Case examples and role plays will be used to demonstrate use of

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New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies

With nearly 100 courses covering dozens of important topics, the New England Summer School is an event not to be missed. Click here for further program information. Coursework has been designed for new substance use disorder counselors, seasoned counselors, prevention specialists, recovery coaches, recovery organizers, criminal justice professionals, agency administrators, allied social service professionals, and

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Populations at Risk for OUDs: Risk Factors, Signs and Symptoms

Please join Eric Haram for this half-day, action-oriented session on Friday, May 31, 2019 to explore the essentials of identifying risk factors, screening, and treatment of individuals with Opioid Use Disorder.  As Maine continues to face an epidemic of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and drug overdose deaths, it is essential for behavioral health and health care

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Maternal and Child Health & Substance Exposed Infant Conference

This two-day conference is an opportunity for professionals working with families to discuss strategies to optimize maternal and child health in Maine. Presenters each day will provide a host of information related to Social Determinants of health, Trauma Informed care, Eat Sleep Console, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Maternal Depression, Prenatal Substance Exposure and resources available for

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Addressing Substance Use in Rural Areas

More than 1 in 5 Americans live within a rural area … where economic, religious, historical, and geographic factors combine to create a unique culture that influences mental health outcomes, physical health conditions, and health behaviors.  By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to define and articulate: Rural Definition and Statistics, Rural

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Opiate and Medication Misuse in Seniors

The aging population in Maine is growing rapidly, and with them come unique aspects of medication mis-management and abuse. This workshop is intended for agencies and individuals who want to increase their knowledge about the seniors in their care. Opiate and Medication Misuse in Seniors will address the challenges and barriers in identifying elders who

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What is SBIRT?

The Maine AAP is committed to helping practitioners identify youth on this path so we can intervene earlier! Screening Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment is one evidence-based approach to doing this. Please consider joining us to enhance your skills in identifying and offering brief interventions in the primary care settings for youth on the path

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Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)

SAPST is a broad orientation to the field of substance use prevention. The modules cover the evidence-based process of the Strategic Prevention Framework: assessment, capacity building, prevention planning, implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and cultural competence. This training meets the criteria for the Maine Prevention Specialist credential requirement.

What is SBIRT

The Maine AAP is committed to helping practitioners identify youth on this path so we can intervene earlier! Screening Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment is one evidence-based approach to doing this. Please consider joining us to enhance your skills in identifying and offering brief interventions in the primary care settings for youth on the path

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Tobacco Intervention: Intensive Training

This two-day training will build on knowledge gained in the 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 Build on motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral counseling skills The registration fee includes continental breakfast and

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