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Warwick, RI 02886 United States

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December 2019

Mental Health and the Latino Population

December 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$45

The Latino population is the fastest growing minority group. Rhode Island follows this nationwide trend with a robust Latino population and as mental health providers, it is important to learn how to best serve this community. Learn more about the diversity in the Latino community and the mental health disparities that exist within this population. Register here.

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Advanced Work with Justice Involved Women

December 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$70

The presence of female offenders in the correctional population within the nations criminal justice system has been expanding at a rate that far outweighs their male counterparts. Historically, correctional institutions are designed to serve predominantly male offender populations and agencies in the community have not addressed the multi-faceted problems that form the context for women's criminal behavior. Women are released from correctional supervision without the tools to help them live responsibly in the community. Like their male counterparts, most female offenders…

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Problem Gambling – Training of Trainers

December 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$750

This course introduces participants to the components necessary to conduct a successful training. Its focus is on the skills and attitudes needed to be a trainer. It concentrates specifically on such major aspects of training, such as Adult Leaning Approaches, Ice Breakers, and Dealing with Differences, How to handle difficult question, etc.  The participant will also gain a general knowledge of common mistakes and fears in training, as well as, the importance of being prepared for training. This is a…

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January 2020

Let’s Talk About Vaping: The Newest and Most Brilliant Marketing in the World of Drug Delivery

January 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$35

While vaping is often considered safer than smoking cigarettes because of the lack of some carcinogens--that doesn't mean that vaping isn't bad for your health. Nicotine, the primary ingredient in most vaping liquids is highly addictive. This training will explore the basic health-related ramifications of Nicotine and how vaping has become the newest and most dangerous delivery mechanism for this drug. Register here.

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Problem Gambling Services Academy IV

January 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$350

This course introduces participants to the history of gambling, the current status of gambling, the prevalence of gambling, the definition, signs and symptoms, types and modes of gambling, at risk populations, cultural and age differences, peer services, financial issues, legal issues, suicide and gambling, neuro- biological changes and harm reduction. For more information and to register, click this link. Please note: If you are registering two or more staff from one agency, please contact the Leadership Council at (401) 521-5759.

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Mental Health and the Latino Population

January 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$45

The Latino population is the fastest growing minority group. Rhode Island follows this nationwide trend with a robust Latino population and as mental health providers, it is important to learn how to best serve this community. Learn more about the diversity in the Latino community and the mental health disparities that exist within this population. Register here.

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Clinical Administrative Supervision

January 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$35

This training provides an overview of the multi-disciplinary definitions and perspectives of the process of Clinical Supervision. It draws from the literature and best practices of social work, nursing, and psychology models. It includes the roles of the Clinical Supervisor, core principles and types of supervision. Session will discuss the differences between supervision, therapy and administrative oversight. Practical matters such as time management, schedules and 'find the time' are covered. Ethical and legal issues are included. Lastly, recommendations on documentation practices are…

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Crisis Response: Neurobiology, Medical Consequences, and the Treatment of Alcohol Overdose and Severe Alcohol Withdrawal

January 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$70

This training will focus on the impact of alcohol on the entire system including neuro-biological change as well as medical complications from continued alcohol use. The participants will be able to identify symptoms of alcohol intoxication and impairment and alcohol overdose and identify steps to assist in rescue. The alcohol withdrawal syndrome will be reviewed in depth and appropriate treatment options during and after withdrawal. Medications to treat withdrawal will be review as well as medication to assist in early…

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Problem Gambling Services Academy IV

January 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$350

This course introduces participants to the history of gambling, the current status of gambling, the prevalence of gambling, the definition, signs and symptoms, types and modes of gambling, at risk populations, cultural and age differences, peer services, financial issues, legal issues, suicide and gambling, neuro- biological changes and harm reduction. For more information and to register, click this link. Please note: If you are registering two or more staff from one agency, please contact the Leadership Council at (401) 521-5759.

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Medication-Assisted Treatment for Persons With Opioid Use Disorder: Treatment Protocols

January 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$70

This course presents a protocol for providing clinical intervention that incorporates stages of recovery and the stages of change (trans-theoretical theory). A generic outline of treatment objectives is followed by discussions of how this model will benefit working with persons with co-occurring medical disorders (chronic pain), co-occurring psychiatric disorders, women who are pregnant, adolescents and young adults, and those with multiple substance use. Participants should have a working knowledge of Opioid Use Disorder and the three FDA-approved medications to assist…

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February 2020

Mental Health Screening and the Latino Population (Held in Spanish)

February 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$45

This training will be conducted fully in the Spanish language. As bi-lingual health providers, we must learn the accurate clinical terminology to communicate with our clients in order to screen, assess and engage them effectively. During this training, you will learn about common misdiagnosis and how to screen in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner. Register here.

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Cultural Competency to Reduce Health Disparities: Techniques and Strategies in Clinical Settings

February 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$70

This course is designed to highlight and explore the needs of addiction service professionals working with culturally diverse individuals, organizations, and communities. Participants will be able to understand the role of behavioral health disparities, cultural competency, and health equity in clinical settings and will learn proven techniques and strategies for engagement. The training will include didactic as well as interactive exercises designed to engage participants and elicit their input. Register here.

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Problem Gambling Services Academy IV

February 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$350

This course introduces participants to the history of gambling, the current status of gambling, the prevalence of gambling, the definition, signs and symptoms, types and modes of gambling, at risk populations, cultural and age differences, peer services, financial issues, legal issues, suicide and gambling, neuro- biological changes and harm reduction. For more information and to register, click this link. Please note: If you are registering two or more staff from one agency, please contact the Leadership Council at (401) 521-5759.

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Trauma and Substance Use in Families

February 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$45

This training will examine the co-occurrence of trauma and substance use, and review the negative effects of both on family systems. The course will explore how substance use and trauma related issues are impacting the child welfare system, and  address the frequency of trauma, as well as the short and long term effects of trauma. Register here.

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Evidence-Based & Emerging Best-Practices for Treating Co-Occurring Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders & Other Health Conditions

February 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$70

This one-day interactive workshop will provide participants with different models for integrating care-delivery. An emphasis on understanding how practitioner attitudes and beliefs about abstinence, self-help, and medication assisted treatment impact treatment effectiveness and client retention rates will be examined. The use of real world examples will augment a review of the core principles of client-centered and recovery-oriented care. Through a combination of self-reflection exercises and group discussions, workshop participants will increase their understanding of the relationship between the use of recovery-oriented language and the…

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Trauma in the Latino Community

February 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$45

As mental health providers, it is important for us to distinguish the diversity within the Latino population as we assess and treat trauma. During this presentation, we will discuss the diversity within the Latino community in Rhode Island and how trauma impacts the Latino community. We will also provide clinicians with specific-trauma informed techniques to utilize when working with this population. Register here.

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March 2020

Ethical Challenges Facing Administrators and Leaders in Behavioral Health: Moral and Risk Management Implications

March 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$70

This advanced training, designed for agency executives and program administrators, will explore complex ethical and risk-management challenges that arise in behavioral health organizations.  This unique training will be provided by an attorney and ethics expert who have extensive experience consulting on ethics issues that can expose behavioral health organizations to legal risk.  Attorney Robert Landau and Professor Frederic Reamer will discuss ethical dilemmas related to administrative and board decisions, employee conduct, and compliance with laws and regulations.  They will focus…

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Building Therapeutic Relationships and Healthy Boundaries

March 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$35

This training will provide an overview and discussion of the 'nature of helping' relationships between a healthcare professional and client. It will cover the components and the steps in building such relationships including trust and confidentiality. Various types of verbal and non-verbal communication techniques are reviewed as well as exploring effective engagement strategies. Therapeutic boundaries are discussed and illustrations of potential boundary crossing. Clues clarification and ethics are covered as they relate to the treatment relationship. Concepts of the 'power…

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Understanding and Applying 42 CFR Part 2, HIPPA and Other Relevant Confidentiality Statutes in an era of Healthcare Reform

March 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$30

This training will provide participants with a detailed review of 42 CFR Part 2, and a summative overview of HIPAA and other relevant State and Federal confidentiality statutes and healthcare reporting/ data sharing mandates; with a special focus on the legal and ethical reconciliation of these various laws and regulations. This workshop will also include a discussion of the changes in existing privacy practices that have emerged and will continue to evolve given the two recently published revisions to 42…

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April 2020

Addressing HIV, HCV, and Other STDs in RI

April 8, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$70

This training is designed to provide up-to-date information on diagnosis, clinical management, and prevention of HIV, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and other STDs in Rhode Island. The epidemiology and trends in HIV, HCV and other STDs will be reviewed among at risk populations in Rhode Island. Participants will acquire skills to effectively provide risk reduction counseling related to HIV/HCV/STD infection. Speakers are Brown University faculty and affiliated healthcare providers, as well as representatives from community organizations serving persons living with…

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Mental Health Needs in Children & Adolescents: Screening and Treatment

April 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$45

This half-day workshop will review screening tools which assess the mental health and substance use treatment needs of youth.  Participants will be exposed to a variety of measures, including structured interviews, and will review diagnostic symptoms and psychiatric diagnosis that are relevant to youth.  Additionally, the workshop will focus on some of the evidence based treatments available for youth, and families, related to these needs. Register here.

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Ethical and Liability Issues

April 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$70

This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of ethical and liability issues related to substance abuse treatment and intervention. Ethical and liability issues will be reviewed concerning work with individuals, families and groups. Program topics will include: confidentiality and privacy, boundaries and dual relationships, conflicts of interest, negligent intervention, use of technology and social media, impaired professionals, consultation, supervision, client records and termination of treatment. Emphasis will be on strategies for preventing ethical dilemmas and liability risks. Curriculum meets chemical…

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Surviving Change

April 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$35

It is often said "the only constant is change" yet the notion of organizational change often results in stress, mistrust and dread. Let's face it, the global economy and contemporary labor market are changing at record speed and the reality is that if we are to stay relevant, then change is inevitable. This training offers a unique opportunity for participants to look at change through a different lens, and provides valuable information that can be applied on the job, with…

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November 2020

Problem Gambling: Training of Trainers

November 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 20, 2020

SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
Free

This course introduces participants to the components necessary to conduct a successful training. Its focus is on the skills and attitudes needed to be a trainer. It concentrates specifically on such major aspects of training, such as Adult Leaning Approaches, Ice Breakers, and Dealing with Differences, How to handle difficult question, etc. The participant will also gain a general knowledge of common mistakes and fears in training, as well as, the importance of being prepared for training. This is a…

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Problem Gambling: Training of Trainers

November 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 20, 2020

SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
Free

This course introduces participants to the components necessary to conduct a successful training. Its focus is on the skills and attitudes needed to be a trainer. It concentrates specifically on such major aspects of training, such as Adult Leaning Approaches, Ice Breakers, and Dealing with Differences, How to handle difficult question, etc. The participant will also gain a general knowledge of common mistakes and fears in training, as well as, the importance of being prepared for training. This is a…

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Problem Gambling: Training of Trainers

November 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 20, 2020

SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
Free

This course introduces participants to the components necessary to conduct a successful training. Its focus is on the skills and attitudes needed to be a trainer. It concentrates specifically on such major aspects of training, such as Adult Leaning Approaches, Ice Breakers, and Dealing with Differences, How to handle difficult question, etc. The participant will also gain a general knowledge of common mistakes and fears in training, as well as, the importance of being prepared for training. This is a…

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Problem Gambling: Training of Trainers

November 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 20, 2020

SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
Free

This course introduces participants to the components necessary to conduct a successful training. Its focus is on the skills and attitudes needed to be a trainer. It concentrates specifically on such major aspects of training, such as Adult Leaning Approaches, Ice Breakers, and Dealing with Differences, How to handle difficult question, etc. The participant will also gain a general knowledge of common mistakes and fears in training, as well as, the importance of being prepared for training. This is a…

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Problem Gambling: Training of Trainers

November 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 20, 2020

SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd Suite 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
Free

This course introduces participants to the components necessary to conduct a successful training. Its focus is on the skills and attitudes needed to be a trainer. It concentrates specifically on such major aspects of training, such as Adult Leaning Approaches, Ice Breakers, and Dealing with Differences, How to handle difficult question, etc. The participant will also gain a general knowledge of common mistakes and fears in training, as well as, the importance of being prepared for training. This is a…

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