Current Events

Technology Options and “Connection” Webinar

Target Audience: Counselors, Clinical Supervisors, Administrative/Leadership Staff

 

The type of technology we use with the people we serve is the foundation of the Technologyassisted Care (TAC). We will discuss how to take into consideration the strengths needs and preferences of the individual in relation to the type(s) of technology used for care.

1. Identify how technology choices can support or inhibit care

2. Understand how to re-conceptualize strengths and needs in a TAC model

 

This webinar will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes of Q&A with IDHS/SUPR.

.75 CEUs will be awarded.

 

Thursday, June 04, 2020 - 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
Webinar: Technology Options and "Connection"
ASAM Criteria Implementation Leader: Three-day Training Webinar

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 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

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
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
ATOD Effects and Trends

This online training provides general information about addiction, the impact of substance use on the brain and adolescent development and also introduces drug classifications and types. Participants will further explore the effects and trends of the most widely used substances by teens - alcohol, tobacco and marijuana. Participants will learn about the effects of each drug on the brain and body, signs and symptoms of use and state and national rates and trends of use. The training also includes information and resources for IDHS SUPP providers to make referrals for early intervention or treatment services as well as strategies for applying this information to their work. Participants will obtain additional resources to learn more about ATOD effects and trends.

 

 

Collaborating with Key Stakeholders

This online course will increase participants’ knowledge and skills related to building relationships and collaborating with key community stakeholders. Participants will learn strategies for identifying and engaging key stakeholders, building relationships and getting stakeholders on board, and convening local coalitions.

Confidentiality/Privacy/Regulations and Documentation Webinar

Target Audience: Counselors, Clinical Supervisors, Administrative/Leadership Staff

 

The situational dynamics in regard to privacy and confidentiality are different in Technology assisted Care (TAC). The session will address the broader aspects of confidentiality and regulatory issues. Responding to emergencies will be addressed in addition to providing additional provider resources (this is the one we may want to get more information and collaborate with the state people on) on the topics.

 

1. Increase TAC knowledge around state and federal regulations

2. Develop resources to guide policy and procedures for TAC

 

This webinar will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes of Q&A with IDHS/SUPR.

.75 CEUs will be awarded.

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
Webinar: Confidentiality/Privacy/Regulations and Documentation
FASD 101 - Recorded Webinar

Certificates of Completion/CEU's are not provided for recorded webinars.

 

This webinar training introduces Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) including general information about the risks of alcohol intake during pregnancy, the negative impact on the developing fetus, as well as how to prevent it. This is the introductory session for all WIC Certifying Health Professionals. Basic vocabulary, standard drink sizes, and baseline information will be reviewed.

 

This is a recorded webinar from January 2013. Click HERE to be directed to the webinar recording.

FASD 101 Webinar

This webinar training will provide an introduction to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) including general information about the risks of alcohol intake during pregnancy, the negative impact on the developing fetus, as well as how to prevent it. This is the introductory session for all WIC Certifying Health Professionals. Basic vocabulary, standard drink sizes, and baseline information will be reviewed.

FY 20 SUPP Annual Meeting (Webinar)

Certificates of Completion/CEU's are not provided for recorded webinars.

 

The FY 20 SUPP Annual Meeting webinar will provide important grant information from IDHS SUPP leadership, professional development information from Prevention First, and reporting information from CPRD. Please note that one (1) program representative and one (1) administrative/fiscal representative are REQUIRED to listen to the recorded webinar by August 1, 2019.

 

Click HERE to download the slides of the presentation.

 

Click HERE to be directed to the webinar registration page and webinar recording.

 

Click HERE to download the FY20 SUPP Annual Meeting Webinar FAQ.

How Much, How Often and Why? Webinar

Target Audience: Counselors, Clinical Supervisors, Administrative/Leadership Staff
 

Existing structures like the ASAM Criteria determine levels of care and intensity of services, how can this structure be used as a broad framework when considering the amount, type(s) and frequency of service delivered in Technology-assisted Care (TAC). The “why”, “what’s the goal” and the “what are the activities” will be discussed.

 

1. Understand how to re-think intensity and type of care in a TAC model

2. Conceptualize how the “3 W’s” can be used to conceptualize a plan of care

 

This webinar will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes of Q&A with IDHS/SUPR.

.75 CEUs will be awarded.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Webinar: How Much, How Often and Why?
How to Host a Town Hall Meeting (FY16 Recorded Webinar)

Certificates of Completion/CEU's are not provided for recorded webinars.

 

Town Hall meetings are intended to educate communities about underage drinking and to mobilize them around its prevention. This training will provide participants with information, tips, and tools for planning, and hosting a town hall meeting. Participants will also learn strategies for engaging coalitions in hosting the meeting.

 

This is a recorded webinar from FY2016. Click HERE to be directed to the webinar registration page and webinar recording.

Illegal ID Detection

The use of illegal ID’s to obtain alcohol and other identity-based crimes have been on the rise in recent years.  Fraudulent ID’s can be easily purchased online, many times from overseas sources.  Communities are encouraged to put in place consistent, hands-on measures to combat the use of fake ID’s. During this webinar, participants will examine the magnitude of the problem, review the varying types of fake ID’s, learn where fraudulent ID’s are sourced, learn the unintended consequences of usage, identify effective enforcement, and learn what prevention strategies can be implemented.

Tuesday, June 09, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Illegal ID Detection webinar 6.9.20
Illinois Introduction to Substance Use Prevention (IISUP)

Illinois Introduction to Substance Use Prevention is a series of three courses to introduce Substance Use Prevention Program (SUPP) providers to the field of prevention (IISUP I), the state substance use prevention system (IISUP II), and prevention best practice (IISUP III). All SUPP grant staff are required to take all three courses in the series. IISUP I and II are online courses, and IISUP III is a virtual classroom course. 

IISUP I: Welcome to Prevention

IISUP I: Welcome to Prevention is a self-paced, online course which introduces participants to the prevention field. It provides an overview of the need for prevention services, prevention history, the evolution of prevention science and evidence-based prevention. Estimated completion time for the course is 2 hours. 

 

 

IISUP II: SUP System Orientation

IISUP II: SUP System Orientation is a self-paced, online course that introduces Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Substance Use Prevention Program (SUPP) providers to the Illinois substance use prevention system (SUP). The course includes an overview of IDHS and SUPP; roles and responsibilities of SUPP providers; and grant, reporting and training requirements. Estimated completion time for the course is 1 hour. Note: This course has been updated for FY20. 

IISUP III: A Framework for Prevention

IISUP III: A Framework for Prevention introduces Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Substance Use Prevention Program (SUPP) providers to the prevention specialist’s role in service delivery. Participants will be introduced to strategies for program planning, capacity-building, implementation, and evaluation. Participants will also learn about their role in prevention, including an exploration of ethical issues related to their personal and professional conduct.

 

This is a virtual classroom training conducted in two online sessions. Participants must complete IISUP I: Welcome to Prevention, before registering for this course.

Wednesday, June 24 - Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
IISUP III Virtual Classroom - June 24-25, 2020
Introduction to Engaging Youth in Prevention

This online training provides an overview of youth engagement and best practices for working with youth committees/councils. Participants will learn about the benefits of engaging youth, levels of youth participation, strategies for addressing barriers to youth engagement and best practices for youth/adult partnerships.

IYS 2020 Recruitment Plan SHORT COURSE

This short course introduces SUPP providers to the IYS 2020 Recruitment Plan. It is designed for SUPP providers who have already taken Promoting the Illinois Youth Survey to Schools, and would like a refresher on the IYS recruitment plan template. Participants will receive the IYS Recruitment Plan template and instructions for completing it. This course takes less than 15 minutes to complete. CEUs are not provided for this course.

NOTE: THIS SHORT COURSE DOES NOT MEET THE TRAINING REQUIREMENT. SUPS and CSUPS providers reporting hours to IYS recruitment are required to take the course Promoting the Illinois Youth Survey to Schools

Medications in Treatment Webinar

Target Audience: Counselors, Clinical Supervisors, Administrative/Leadership Staff

 

This training will first review the essential components of evidence-based Medications in Treatment (MAT) including mention of the several available medications utilized to support recovery from opioid use disorder, how the medications are best prescribed and administered, the support structures needed in place to prescribe these medications (e.g. monitoring, frequency of visits), and what needs to be considered when using these medications in special populations. Once reviewed, this training discuss challenges and opportunities for using technology (e.g. tele-health) to deliver these evidence based treatments remotely, the pros and cons of remote care, what specific technologies are available, privacy issues, and which aspects of MAT are more or less amenable to remote delivery given existing regulations and patient safety concerns.

 

Objectives:

1. Review best practices for MAT and challenges to delivering these best practices using remote technology such as tele-health

2. Discuss solutions to these challenges, empowering providers to deliver these practices safely and in line with current regulations

 

This webinar will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes of Q&A with IDHS/SUPR.

.75 CEUs will be awarded.

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Webinar: Medications in Treatment
My Generation Rx: Teaching Safe Medication Practices to Teen Audiences - Recorded Webinar

Certificates of Completion/CEU's are not provided for recorded webinars.

 

The mission of Generation Rx is to educate people of all ages about the potential dangers of misusing prescription medications. We strive to enhance medication safety among our youth, college students, other adults in our communities, and older adults. Adolescence is a key developmental stage for developing good habits and positive decision making. The “My Generation Rx” theme of the teen toolkit encourages teens to incorporate the Generation Rx messages into their individual, everyday lives. “My Generation Rx” emphasizes the positive choices the majority of teens are making and invites them to share their own story of how they safely use medication and prevent misuse. The Teen Education activities talk with teens about safe medication practices, key skills to turn down invitations to misuse, and positive alternatives to cope with the demands of life. This learning session addresses the need for prevention education and how to use “My Generation Rx”.

 

The webinar-based training will:

  • Provide a brief overview of prescription medication use and the need for safe medication practices;
  • Review the components of the toolkit and their intended use;
  • Discuss effective education and engagement strategies with teen audiences; and,
  • Provide recommendations for implementing the toolkit and/or adapting activities for group size and setting.

 

This is a recorded webinar from April 2019. Click HERE to be directed to the webinar recording.

 

My Generation Rx: Teaching Safe Medication Practices to Teen Audiences - Presentation Handout

 

My Generation Rx: Teaching Safe Medication Practices to Teen Audiences - FAQ

Overview of Strategic Planning

Overview of Strategic Planning is a self-paced, online course that provides participants with an overview of the purpose and process used to develop a comprehensive strategic substance abuse prevention plan. Participants will gain a better understanding of the role of the community coalition and the steps involved in developing a strategic plan.

 

Completion time for this course is approximately 1.5 hours. A link to access this online course will be provided upon registration. 

Peer Recovery Coaching: Five-day training

 

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.

Planning for National Prevention Week

This online course was originally a webinar recorded on February 26, 2019. The content from that webinar has been updated and modified for an online format. During the course, participants will obtain information, tips and tools for planning and implementing activities for National Prevention Week. National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and, action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.

Planning for National Prevention Week - Recorded Webinar

Certificates of Completion/CEU's are not provided for recorded webinars.

 

This webinar will provide participants with information, tips, and tools for planning and implementing activities for National Prevention Week. National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and, action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.

 

This is a recorded webinar from February 2019. Click HERE to be directed to the webinar registration page and webinar recording.

Preventing Prescription and Opioid Drug Misuse

Preventing Prescription and Opioid Drug Misuse is an online course designed for substance misuse prevention professionals who would like a better understanding of prescription drug and opioid misuse. During the course, participants will learn about the most commonly misused prescription drugs, including opioids, use rates and trends among U.S. and Illinois teens, factors that contribute to prescription drug and opioid misuse and effective prevention strategies and applicable resources.

Substance Use Prevention Supervisor Training Series (STS)

The SUP Supervisor Training is a series of three online courses designed for managers who supervise prevention staff and provide programmatic oversight of the IDHS SUPR grant. By taking the courses in this series, participants will identify critical skills of prevention specialists to consider in hiring decisions and apply a hiring process, identify strategies for providing initial and ongoing program support to prevention staff, and identify strategies for providing effective supervision to staff.

STS Course 1: Making the Right Hiring Decision

During this course, participants will identify critical skills to consider when hiring prevention specialists and apply a hiring process, including creating a job description, recruiting applicants, interviewing candidates, and making a candidate selection.

STS Course 2: Providing Program Support to Your Prevention Staff

During this course, participants will identify strategies for supporting prevention staff, including communicating expectations, supporting professional development, supporting program planning and implementation, and identifying available resources.

STS Course 3: Developing Effective Supervisory Skills

During this course, participants will identify qualities of effective supervisors and strategies for providing effective supervision to staff, including developing a flexible management style, building relationships, challenging staff to grow, providing ongoing engagement, and conducting formal performance evaluations. Supervisors will also learn strategies for balancing their workload.

Supporting Students: Screening Tools (FY 2017)

In this webinar, participants will learn about screening tools that can be used to identify students who may be struggling with mental health or other behavioral health issues that could impede their ability to be successful in school or life.

 

 

This is an ongoing event for FY 2017. -
Supporting Students: Screening Tools
Technology-assisted Care Traps Webinar

Target Audience: Counselors, Clinical Supervisors, Administrative/Leadership Staff

 

What have we already learned and some common “traps” providers may come across in the delivery of Technology-assisted Care (TAC). This will cover a variety of issues from disconnected calls to potential missteps by clinicians in a TAC arena.

1. Identify ways to deliver quality TAC care

2. Develop ideas in regard to staff skills and needs for TAC care

 

This webinar will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes of Q&A with IDHS/SUPR.

.75 CEUs will be awarded.

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Webinar: Technology-assisted Care Traps
This Is Not a Continuation of Care as We Know It Webinar

Target Audience: Counselors, Clinical Supervisors, Administrative/Leadership Staff

 

This webinar will cover some basic things to consider when transitioning the person served to Technology-assisted Care (TAC). The focus will include basic options for communication, rethinking “intensity of service” and the varying needs and processes for new vs. existing persons served.

1. Explore the barriers and opportunities of TAC

2. Discuss the nuances and varied needs of the person served based on their point in care

 

This webinar will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes of Q&A with IDHS/SUPR.

.75 CEUs will be awarded.

Friday, June 05, 2020 - 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
Webinar: This is Not a Continuation of Care as We Know It
Trauma Webinars

EBP Series recorded webinars

 

The trauma recorded webinars will be available until June 30, 2020.

 

EBP Series: What Is Trauma-Informed Care and Why Does It Matter?

EBP Series: Trauma-Informed Care in the Context of Recovery-Oriented Approaches

EBP Series: How to Implement Trauma-Informed Care

 

Please register below to receive the link for the webinar.

Understanding the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act and What it Means for Prevention (Recorded Webinar)

Certificates of Completion/CEU's are not provided for recorded webinars.

 

Understanding the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act and What it Means for Prevention

Marijuana is fully legal for adults in Illinois as of January 1, 2020. You might be wondering what’s in the law and what it means for your prevention efforts. During this webinar, participants will learn about the Illinois marijuana law, including benefits and concerns related to legalization. We’ll also discuss relevant prevention education messages and strategies

 

This is a recorded webinar from December 2019. Click HERE to be directed to the webinar registration page and webinar recording.

We have the Technology and "They're Still Resistant" Webinar

Target Audience: Counselors, Clinical Supervisors, Administrative/Leadership Staff

 

Through the “Technology-assisted Care lens” we will unpack the construct of resistance to understand the separate components of readiness to change and disharmony within the therapeutic relationship. We will also explore how to listen for and identify paths toward with the people we serve.

1. Understand sustain and discord talk

2. Identify approaches to enhance engagement

 

This webinar will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes of Q&A with IDHS/SUPR.

.75 CEUs will be awarded.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Webinar: We Have the Technology and "They're Still Resistant"
What does the Recovery Environment now Mean? Webinar

Target Audience: Counselors, Clinical Supervisors, Administrative/Leadership Staff

 

Recovery capital is the internal and external resources that a person can draw upon to initiate and sustain recovery. A person’s recovery capital includes their physical health, financial assets, health insurance, problem solving capacities, self-efficacy, hopefulness, interpersonal relationships and community resources. This session will explore how providers can assess and attend to a person’s recovery capital during a time when previous resources may not be available or may look different as well as how to help connect patients with novel resources using an empowering style of education.

 

Objectives:

1. Understand dimensions of recovery capital

2. Learn how to assess and attend to a person’s recovery capital and how to connect patients with novel resources in an empowering style

 

This webinar will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes of Q&A with IDHS/SUPR.

.75 CEUs will be awarded.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM
Webinar: What does the Recovery Environment now Mean?
YPE Facilitation Skills - Recorded Webinar

Certificates of Completion/CEU's are not provided for recorded webinars.

 

This skill-building workshop will assist participants in strengthening their facilitation skills and implementing the program successfully. Participants will obtain strategies from peers in the field for overcoming barriers and challenges they face in managing the classroom and facilitating their Youth Prevention Education program.

 

This is a recorded webinar from January 2019. Click HERE to be directed to the webinar registration page and webinar recording.