This 1-hour tutorial offers detailed discussion of Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health. This Tutorial on Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health is presented by H. Westley Clark, MD, JD, MPH, CAS, FASAM, currently the Dean’s Executive Professor of Public Health at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA. Video commentary on each chapter by Dr. Clark is included alongside downloadable and printable chapters of the report, with the opportunity to take notes and check your knowledge along the way.
This resource was developed with support from grant nos. 1H79TI080205-01 and 1H79TI080816-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
This course, designed to serve a broad audience including health care and behavioral health administrators and supervisors, direct care providers of behavioral health service and students in pre-service classes, provides content valuable for myriad professionals to consider in their day-to-day work when serving people with substance use disorders. The topics selected provide content identified in the literature as critical and will allow participants to gain a deeper understanding of the nature and context of stigma.
Developed by the Mountain Plains Addiction Technology Transfer Center.
Understanding Substance Use Disorders is a 2-hour, self-paced course that provides a science-based introduction to substance use, substance use disorders (SUDs), and SUD treatment. It was designed for undergraduate, graduate and health professions students and practitioners who do not have a background in addictions.
This course was developed by the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Nursing and Health Studies’ Collaborative to Advance Health Services, with funding by grants TI025355, TI026442, and TI024226 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
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A Tour of Motivational Interviewing: An Interprofessional Road Map for Behavior Change is a four-hour course in Motivational Interviewing (MI), a form of collaborative conversation for strengthening a person's own motivation and commitment to change, by eliciting and exploring the person's own reasons for change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion. This course takes the learner on a tour of the essential skills used to strengthen an individual’s motivation for behavior change.
This online course was prepared by the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies’ Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center (Mid-America ATTC), under a cooperative agreement from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Essential Substance Abuse Skills is an 8-hour self-paced course, based on the transdisciplinary foundations of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Technical Assistance Publication #21, Addiction Counseling Competencies. This course is designed to provide an overview of the addictive process and basic knowledge, attitudes and skills utilized by professionals from a variety of backgrounds who work with clients experiencing substance use disorders.
Developed by the Prairielands ATTC Regional Center.
Motivational Incentives: Positive Reinforcers to Enhance Successful Treatment Outcomes is 5-hour, self-paced course, designed to assist clinical supervisors in designing and customizing a Motivational Incentives program within the context of their community-based treatment organization.
Developed by the NIDA/SAMHSA MI: PRESTO Blending Team.
- Blending Team Chair: Patricia Stilen