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The Substance Use and Mental health Leadership Council of RI

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200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
(401) 521-5759

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June 2019

Barriers to Safe and Effective Medication Use in Older Adults

June 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Substance Use and Mental health Leadership Council of RI, 200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$30

The course will discuss provide a review of the use of medications that affect the central nervous system (antidepressants, antipsychotics, pain medications, anxiolytics, etc.) and general issues in pharmacy related to medication adherence and access to care. 3 CEUs are available. Register here.

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July 2019

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

July 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Substance Use and Mental health Leadership Council of RI, 200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$45

Nearly 100,000 newborns in the U.S. every year are exposed to heavy or binge drinking—the highest risk for FASDs—during their prenatal development. Alcohol and pregnancy education must be elevated to a higher public health priority and medical and mental health care systems must better serve all families in need (National Organization of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome). This course will explore Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) with a discussion on risk factors that can lead to FASD, how the timing of prenatal…

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Surviving Change

July 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Substance Use and Mental health Leadership Council of RI, 200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit 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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Recovery and Person Centered Care

July 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Substance Use and Mental health Leadership Council of RI, 200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$35

Training will provide an overview of the Shifting Models of Care from the 'Traditional Medical Model' to Person Centered & Recovery Oriented Care. Special emphasis on client's choices and empowering clients to become competent in managing one's illness in partnership with the treatment team. Recovery concepts will be explored as a process of change to include 4 dimensions - Health, Home, Purpose & Community. The emerging Best Practices such as the Tidal Model will be discussed in depth. Desired Client…

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August 2019

Risky Business: Adolescent Substance Use

August 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Substance Use and Mental health Leadership Council of RI, 200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$45

Adolescents and young adults experience many challenges as they move through the rocky road of teen related developmental milestones. Too often the experimentation associated with their new found liberties cause this population to engage in very risky behaviors - with little awareness or knowledge of the short and long term negative effects of these substances on the body and brain. This three hour training will address the current trends in adolescent substance use. We will discuss nicotine use: cigarettes and…

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Suicide Prevention

August 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Substance Use and Mental health Leadership Council of RI, 200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$45

This training will explore the attitudes and views on suicide and interventions. Access to lethal means can determine whether a person who is suicidal lives or dies. This course will assist providers in developing effective safety plans for clients at risk of suicide. 3 CEUs are available. Register here.

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Difficult to Engage Clients: Overcoming Resistance with Motivation Interviewing

August 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Substance Use and Mental health Leadership Council of RI, 200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$35

Training provides an overview of client engagement styles as well as resistance to change. The 'Stages of Changes' are explored and defined with behavioral examples. Use of the Evidence Based Practice of Motivational Interviewing is outlined as an approach to change management. The attendees will have an opportunity to practice 'Change Talk' with several scenarios. Discussion of application to community based care and outpatient settings will be conducted in the wrap- up. 2 CEUs are available. Register here.

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Advanced Ethical Issues in Community Health

August 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Substance Use and Mental health Leadership Council of RI, 200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit 10
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
$45

This training on advanced ethical issues in community mental health will provide participants with an overview and in-depth examination of compelling ethical challenges. Moving beyond introductory ethics concepts, this training will explore difficult ethics cases and practical strategies designed to protect clients, practitioners, supervisors, and employers. The training will include a series of challenging ethics cases involving conflicting professional duties and discuss practical steps that behavioral health professionals can take to manage ethical issues skillfully, protect clients, and prevent litigation…

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