Reality Check offers a $30 scholarship toward training costs.
(max of $300/person per year)
Contact us for more info.


UPCOMING TRAINING:


JULY 19, 2018  NH PROVIDERS ASSO.  ANNUAL MEETING
9:30 - 10:00am Register & Light Breakfast
10:00 - 11:00am Welcoming Remarks
11:00 - 11:30am Awards Ceremony
11:30 - 12:00pm Closing Remarks, Raffle
12:00 - 12:30pm Networking with Exhibitors
Afternoon: 1:00 - 4:00pm
Navigating Medicaid Changes for Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery
Reg. & Lunch at 12:30pm) For agency's billing health insurance and service providers working with the Medicaid Expansion population who need to understand patients' rights and responsibilities under the new program. It will be valuable for prevention, treatment, and recovery providers seeking more information on changes, and navigating the community engagement requirements.
COST: $60 for members, $85 for not-yet-members
Lunch is included with Training Registration,  begins at 12:30pm
2 CEUs for MLADC/LADC, CRSW, & LICSW/LCMHC.

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JULY 23 - AUGUST 6     RECOVERY COACH TRACK

 *Please select MONDAY Date to sign up for the entire training track.

  • Recovery Coach Academy (5 days) July 23-27
  • HIV/AIDS for Recovery Support Workers (1 day) July 30
  • Motivational Conversation (1 Day) July 31
  • Ethics for Recovery Support Workers (3 days)-August 1-3
  • NAMI Suicide Prevention (1 day)-August 6

CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© is a 5-day training focusing on the skills need to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term drug or alcohol recovery. The RCA prepares participants by helping them to actively listen, ask good questions, and discover and manage their own biases. Participants will:

  • Describe Recovery Coach role and functions
  • List components, core values and guiding principles of recovery
  • Build skills to enhance relationships
  • Explore many dimensions of recovery and recovery coaching
  • Discover attitudes about self disclosure and sharing your story
  • Describe the stages of change and their applications
  • Increase their awareness of culture, power and privilege
  • Address ethical and boundaries issues
  • Experience recovery wellness planning
  • Practice newly acquired skills
  • Understand the stages of recovery

JULY 30, 2018  HIV/AIDS for Recovery Support Workers
Geared towards recovery coaches and substance abuse professionals, Provides participants with information on isk factors, modes of transmission, signs and symptoms, prevention, the relationship between HIV and stigma. Explores the relationship between substance use and HIV/AIDs as well as the correlation between mental health and HIV/AIDS; counsel clients on benefits of HIV testing.

JULY 31, 2018  Motivational Conversation

One day - Introduction to the evidence practice method of communication – motivational interviewing (MI); orientation to  underlying spirit and principles of MI, practical exercises help  strengthen empathy skills, recognize client change talk, and roll with discord/resistance and gain an understanding of MI Technique OAR; using client assessment feedback in MI; research evidence is reviewed for the efficacy of MI and for the importance of the worker and the client relationship in positive outcomes.

AUGUST 1 - 3  Ethical Considerations for Recovery Support Workers

Three days - understand what ethics are and why ethics are so important when performing Recovery Coach Services; learn how to stay in your lane as a recovery coach; understand the decision making process; develop guidelines for making ethical decisions; apply the new learning to your every day work as an Recovery Coach.

AUGUST 6  NAMI Connect Suicide Prevention

One day training:  Recognize risk and protective factors and respond to warning signs for suicide; learn skills for intervening with individuals at risk and connecting them with appropriate resources; get insights into suicide data and how age, gender, culture and other demographic and diversity factors impact suicide risk;  an understanding of the barriers to getting help and positive action steps to promote help-seeking;   Review of best practices about restricting access to lethal means and safe messaging; discussion of community resources and strategies to increase suicide prevention efforts through the integration, coordination and collaboration of community services: Using a holistic, socio-ecological model, Connect examines suicide in the context of the individual, family, community, and society; uderstanding of the barriers to getting help and positive action steps to promote help-seeking.

LOCATION:  Harbor Homes-Welcoming Light
45 High Street, Nashua, NH
COST:  $100 for ALL TRAININGS
REGISTER HEREEVENT BRITE RECOVERY COACH TRACK 

NCCAP OFFERS TEST-EXEMPTION ....

The Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist national credential is based on demonstrated competence, skill, training, and experience without testing through December 31, 2018.   Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialists (NCPRSS) are individuals in recovery from substance use or co-occurring mental health disorders whose life experiences and recovery allow them to provide recovery support so others can benefit from their experiences. The purpose is to standardize the knowledge and competency of peer support to individuals with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders.   This one-time test-exemption offer is available from January 15, 2018 through December 31, 2018. To take advantage of this offer, visit the NAADAC website at www.naadac.org/ncprss to learn about eligibility requirements and the application process.

SEPT  5, 2018    Behavioral Health Advocacy for Youth & Young Adults
Would you like to know more about the children’s behavioral health system in New Hampshire? Join us for an informative session about the emerging System of Care in New Hampshire and how we can understand and improve the system to support all children with behavioral health needs.
PRESENTERS:  Dellie Champagne, Childrens BH Collaborative and
Becky Whitley, New Futures
WHERE:  Conant High School - Music Room, Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm
COST:  No Cost - All Are Welcome

OCT 3, 2018  RC MONTHLY:   Addiction Policy Forum (APR)
PRESENTER:  Doug Griffin
APR is a partnership of organizations, policymakers and stakeholders committed to working together to elevate national policy for the addiction field.  Learn about what they're doing and how you can get involved to help counteract the current crisis.
WHERE:  Conant High School - Music Room, Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm
COST:  No Cost - All Are Welcome

NOV  7, 2018  RC MONTHLY:  Organizing Community Prevention
PRESENTER:  Mary Ewell, PhD
Learn tasks associated with community organizing; understand how to engage a stakeholders in prevention planning; build community ownership of activities by collaborating in planning, implementing and evaluating prevention strategies; employ effective facilitation skills; and identify the principles of public speaking.
WHERE:  Conant High School - Music Room, Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm
COST:  No Cost - All Are Welcome

DEC 5, 2018  RC MONTHLY:  Recovery-Ready Communities
PRESENTER:  Mary Drew, Reality Check CEO
What does it take to become a community that is ready to provide recovery supports and services to people seeking recovery from addiction?  Find out what we need to do, and how  you can help.
WHERE:  Conant High School - Music Room, Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm
COST:  No Cost - All Are Welcome

DEC 10 & 11, 2018
NH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SUMMIT:  Aligning & Improving Behavioral Health Outcomes

WHERE: Manchester Downtown Hotel
WHO:  For professionals, advocates, policy makers, volunteers, and others interested in behavioral health services (substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery services), counselors, mental health providers, and primary health care. 
CONTACT EMAIL: Traininginstitute@nhadaca.org
CALL:  603.225.7060

DEC 12, 2018
Behavioral Health Advocacy for Youth & Young Adults

Learn about the children’s mental health system in NH and how to navigate securing services.  Highlighting how to advocate, the wrap around services, and how to get involved. 
PRESENTERS:  Dellie Champagne, Childrens BH Collaborative and
Becky Whitley, New Futures
WHERE:  Conant High School - Music Room, Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm
COST:  $20


RC Monthly Meeting

WHEN: 1st  Wednesday of month
WHERE: Conant High School
Music Room, Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm
MEETING DATES & TOPICS:
          *No July or August meeting*
September 5 -
Advocating for Behavioral Health for Youth & Adults
October 3 - Addiction Policy Forum
November 7 - Community Prevention
December 5 - Stories of Recovery

       FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC



 FOR  A  COMPLETE  LIST OF  TRAININGS  GO  TO:

http://www.nhadaca.org/training-events/