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50th Anniversary New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies
June 3 - June 6
The New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies, commonly called Summer School, is a four-day intensive experience for participants to further their knowledge, skills, and experience in the field of substance use disorder services through in-depth coursework.
Individuals may select topic specific tracks where similar topic courses have been grouped together or, if a participant would like to tailor their experiences even more, they may select specific courses from different focus areas. These focus areas have been designed to meet the needs of various audiences. Potential attendees will notice there is programming intended for many different partners in the world of substance use disorder prevention, treatment, intervention and recovery. Whether you are a new addiction counselor, a juvenile probation officer, a recovery coach, a prevention specialist, an experienced licensed clinician, or are from another discipline, you will find unique offerings within this year’s program. Over 90 courses are offered.
The Summer School is appropriate for anyone who recognizes the impact of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs on individuals, families, and communities. Each year, participants from many disciplines come together to form a unique and diverse learning community.
The School’s comprehensive curriculum offers a wide variety of courses on best practices in the field of substance use services across the continuum of care. The School’s nationally and regionally recognized faculty includes instructors who are respected for their accomplishments in the behavioral health field, and also recognized for their training expertise.