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Conducting Focus Groups

Wednesday, June 24 - Thursday, June 25, 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Prevention First's Chicago Office (Branch Office), 33 West Grand Avenue, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60654

This in-depth, two-day training will provide the opportunity to learn the steps necessary to conduct a successful focus group. Attention will be placed on question development, moderator skills, and planning critical logistical details of focus group interviews. Participants will also learn how to analyze the results of focus groups and put those results into action.

 

** Per IDHS SUPP leadership, this training is required for all SUPS and CSUPS providers staff working on a communication campaign who have not previously completed this training.

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ASAM Criteria Implementation Leader: Three-day Training Webinar

Monday, June 22 - Wednesday, June 24, 2020 08:30 AM - 04:30 AM

ASAM Criteria Implementation Leader: Three-day Training Webinar June 22-24,2020, 

Target Audience: Clinical Supervisors and Administrative/Leadership Staff

*Two-day ASAM Criteria Skill Building training is a prerequisite.

This training is learning about processes and models for assessing the field, the equipment and what needs to change to support the new model. As leaders in their communities and their programs, in addition to their clinical knowledge, Implementation Leaders are the “foot soldiers” for The ASAM Criteria implementation process. Implementation Leaders develop awareness about thoughtful planning, communication and appropriate system change strategies to drive implementation and sustainability, as well as coaching and supervising others on the Criteria.

  • Each participant receives 2 hours of coaching calls post training.
  • Coaching calls are available for only the six months following the last day of training. Participants will receive instructions on scheduling at the training.
  • To receive the CEU’s and the certificate of completion participants must complete the 2 hours of calls within the six month time frame noted above.
  • All participants receive an in-depth training journal to guide the training experience and as a resource for continuing skill application, as part of the training.

 

Registration is a 2-step process:

1. Click the training date below to register for this training. You will receive an email confirmation that step one is complete. 

 

2. The confirmation email will include a link to complete step two of your registration with TRAIN FOR CHANGE. Please be sure to complete part two of this registration.

 

 

If you have any questions please contact Kylie Crouse by email kylie.crouse@prevention.org or by phone 1.800.252.8951 ext:123

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Foundations of Youth Prevention Education

Wednesday, June 17 - Thursday, June 18, 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Prevention First's Chicago Office (Branch Office), 33 West Grand Avenue, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60654

Foundations of Youth Prevention Education is a two-day training that prepares direct service providers to implement evidence-based Youth Prevention Education (YPE) programs. Participants will obtain a basic understanding of the components and best practices related to implementing any YPE model program. This training will increase participants’ knowledge and skills related to planning, managing, facilitating and evaluating a Youth Prevention Education program.

 

Note: All SUPP providers are required to complete this course.

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Peer Recovery Coaching: Five-day training

Monday, June 8 - Friday, June 12, 2020 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Peer Recovery Coach Webinar, 

 

With the recent developments regarding COVID-19, SUPR has canceled the classroom-based training, but will now offer the training via webinar.

 

Target Audience: Individuals seeking to obtain a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) credential  

This is a 5-day intensive training academy focusing on providing individuals with the skills needed to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term recovery from an addiction to alcohol or other drugs. Provided in a retreat-like environment, the training prepares participants by helping them to actively listen, ask really good questions, and discover and manage their own stuff.

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Planning and Implementing Communication Campaigns

Tuesday, June 2 - Wednesday, June 3, 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Prevention First's Springfield Office (Headquarters), 2800 Montvale Drive, Springfield, IL 62704

This training introduces direct service providers to the basic skills, information and concepts needed to plan and implement effective communication campaigns. This course specifically relates the process of campaign development to preventing youth alcohol and marijuana use. Participants will learn about the steps and best practices involved in campaign planning and implementation.

 

** Per IDHS SUPP Leadership, this training is required for all SUPS and CSUPS providers staff working on a communications campaign who have not previously completed this training.

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ASAM Criteria Implementation Leader: Three-day Training Webinar

Monday, June 1 - Wednesday, June 3, 2020 08:30 AM - 04:30 AM

ASAM Criteria Implementation Leader: Three-day Training Webinar June 1-3,2020, 

Target Audience: Clinical Supervisors and Administrative/Leadership Staff

*Two-day ASAM Criteria Skill Building training is a prerequisite.

This training is learning about processes and models for assessing the field, the equipment and what needs to change to support the new model. As leaders in their communities and their programs, in addition to their clinical knowledge, Implementation Leaders are the “foot soldiers” for The ASAM Criteria implementation process. Implementation Leaders develop awareness about thoughtful planning, communication and appropriate system change strategies to drive implementation and sustainability, as well as coaching and supervising others on the Criteria.

  • Each participant receives 2 hours of coaching calls post training.
  • Coaching calls are available for only the six months following the last day of training. Participants will receive instructions on scheduling at the training.
  • To receive the CEU’s and the certificate of completion participants must complete the 2 hours of calls within the six month time frame noted above.
  • All participants receive an in-depth training journal to guide the training experience and as a resource for continuing skill application, as part of the training.

 

Registration is a 2-step process:

1. Click the training date below to register for this training. You will receive an email confirmation that step one is complete. 

 

2. The confirmation email will include a link to complete step two of your registration with TRAIN FOR CHANGE. Please be sure to complete part two of this registration.

 

 

If you have any questions please contact Kylie Crouse by email kylie.crouse@prevention.org or by phone 1.800.252.8951 ext:123

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ISP Plans Using ASAM Criteria and Motivational Interviewing: Two-Day Training Webinar

Thursday, May 21 - Friday, May 22, 2020 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

ISP Plans Using ASAM Criteria and Motivational Interviewing: Two-Day training webinar 5/21-5/22, 

 

With the recent developments regarding COVID-19, SUPR has canceled the classroom-based training, but will now offer the training via webinar.

 

Target Audience:  Counselors and Clinical Supervisors

This application-focused workshop offers a practical approach to the ASAM Criteria and how it supports and drives individualized service planning. Participants will understand the relationship between the treatment plan and the use of The ASAM Criteria’s admission, continued stay, transfer and discharge criteria. In addition, participants will learn how to write measurable, individualized treatment plans based on the individualized needs of the client and the dimensional analysis. Behavior change principles will be discussed to enhance trainees’ understanding of how and why people change and explore ways in which the client’s stage of change impacts and drives a person-centered service plan. Participants’ abilities to develop individualized service planning will be strengthened through core motivational interviewing skills as a way to have better conversations about individualized needs and increase client readiness for and engagement in treatment.

  • While there is no prerequisite for this training, participants are expected to have a solid foundation and understanding of the ASAM Criteria.
  • All participants receive an in-depth training journal to guide the training experience and as a resource for continuing skill application, as part of the training.

Registration is a 3-step process:

1. Click the training date below to register for this training. You will receive an email confirmation that step one is complete. 

 

2. The confirmation email will include a link to complete step two and three of your registration with TRAIN FOR CHANGE and GOTOWEBINAR. Please be sure to complete part two and three of this registration.

 

 

If you have any questions please contact Kylie Crouse by email kylie.crouse@prevention.org or by phone 1.800.252.8951 ext:123

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Effective Group Facilitation

Tuesday, May 19 - Wednesday, May 20, 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Prevention First's Chicago Office (Branch Office), 33 West Grand Avenue, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60654

The ability to lead groups is essential to a wide variety of positions within the prevention field. This two-day training builds basic facilitation skills of individuals working with youth and/or adult groups. By the end of the training, participants will understand the stages of group development and the major issues associated with them, as well as how to identify and use interventions that will influence group behavior. This is an interactive training that will incorporate theory into discussions, group interaction, role playing and practice, and applied learning.

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IDOC Overview of Substance Use Programming

Tuesday, May 19 - Wednesday, May 20, 2020 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Prevention First's Springfield Office (Headquarters), 2800 Montvale Drive, Springfield, IL 62704

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Treatment Needs Questionnaire Webinar

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

This is a webinar.

The webinar is designed to review the elements of the TNQ. However, it is also an excellent tool for anyone who wants to do a brief assessment of the needs of the patient for referral and can be completed in less than 5 minutes.

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ASAM Criteria Implementation Leader: Three-day Training Webinar

Monday, May 11 - Wednesday, May 13, 2020 08:30 AM - 04:30 AM

ASAM Criteria Implementation Leader: Three-day Training Webinar May 11-13,2020, 

Target Audience: Clinical Supervisors and Administrative/Leadership Staff

*Two-day ASAM Criteria Skill Building training is a prerequisite.

This training is learning about processes and models for assessing the field, the equipment and what needs to change to support the new model. As leaders in their communities and their programs, in addition to their clinical knowledge, Implementation Leaders are the “foot soldiers” for The ASAM Criteria implementation process. Implementation Leaders develop awareness about thoughtful planning, communication and appropriate system change strategies to drive implementation and sustainability, as well as coaching and supervising others on the Criteria.

  • Each participant receives 2 hours of coaching calls post training.
  • Coaching calls are available for only the six months following the last day of training. Participants will receive instructions on scheduling at the training.
  • To receive the CEU’s and the certificate of completion participants must complete the 2 hours of calls within the six month time frame noted above.
  • All participants receive an in-depth training journal to guide the training experience and as a resource for continuing skill application, as part of the training.

 

Registration is a 2-step process:

1. Click the training date below to register for this training. You will receive an email confirmation that step one is complete. 

 

2. The confirmation email will include a link to complete step two of your registration with TRAIN FOR CHANGE. Please be sure to complete part two of this registration.

 

 

If you have any questions please contact Kylie Crouse by email kylie.crouse@prevention.org or by phone 1.800.252.8951 ext:123

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ASAM Criteria: Skill Building Two-Day Training Webinar

Thursday, May 7 - Friday, May 8, 2020 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

ASAM 2-day Skill Building Webinar May 7-8, 2020, 

 

 

With the recent developments regarding COVID-19, SUPR has canceled the classroom-based training, but will now offer the training via webinar.

 

Target Audience:  Counselors and Clinical Supervisors

 

This two-day, application-focused training provides participants with an in-depth look at the theoretical foundations of the Criteria, including clinically– driven services, biopsychosocial assessment, the six dimensions, continued stay and transfer/discharge criteria. Incorporating the use of the new edition of The ASAM Criteria book, participants have opportunities for skill practice at every stage of the treatment process: assessment, engagement, treatment planning, continuing care and transfer or discharge.

 

All participants receive an in-depth training journal to guide the training experience and as a resource for continuing skill application, as part of the training.

 

Registration is a 3-step process:

1. Click the training date below to register for this training. You will receive an email confirmation that step one is complete. 

 

2. The confirmation email will include a link to complete step two and three of your registration with TRAIN FOR CHANGE and GOTOWEBINAR. Please be sure to complete part two and three of this registration.

 

 

If you have any questions please contact Kylie Crouse by email kylie.crouse@prevention.org or by phone 1.800.252.8951 ext:123

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Coalition Coordination

Wednesday, May 6 - Thursday, May 7, 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Prevention First's Springfield Office (Headquarters), 2800 Montvale Drive, Springfield, IL 62704

During this two-day training, participants will learn strategies for advancing and facilitating a community coalition to prevent substance abuse. Participants will learn characteristics of effective coalitions, strategies for recruiting and retaining stakeholders, and strategies for enhancing coalition organization/structure (mission and vision, clear roles and organizational structure, meeting and communication habits, decision-making and problem-solving process, leadership). Additionally, participants will enhance their ability to fulfill their role as a coalition facilitator, including meeting coordination and facilitation.

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Co-occurring Disorders Program Assessment: One-day workshop

Wednesday, May 06, 2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM