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The Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency is looking for qualified individuals to provide training opportunities for possible future training events.  Specifically, professionals who could provide teaching experiences in the areas of Case Management,  Healthy Cooking/ Healthy Eating Habits, treating adolescents with co-occurring disorders, health issues for the aging Behavioral Health population and early childhood Behavioral Health issues/treatment.  Some trainings will require educational credentials for the allowance of CEU’s for licensed Psychologists, Social Workers and LCPCs.  Please send information to: mhaaac@aol.com.  


Free Virtual Trainings Multiple Dates in September: Trauma Informed Care and Medication Assisted Training

Trauma Informed Care (TIC) and Medication Assisted Training (MAT)

September 21st and 23rd for TIC, Multiple Dates Available for MAT
Time varies based on selected dates
CEUS through the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists and the Maryland Board of Social work Examiners

Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Workshop

This workshop will include material on the sources of trauma, the impact of culture, service systems as intervention venues, a historical retrospective on the treatment of trauma and trending treatments today, the SAMSHA concept of trauma, key assumptions and principles of a trauma-informed approach, guidance in implementing a trauma-informed approach, analyzing case studies and discussing trauma in the context of community.

NOTE: This training requires a TWO day commitment.

Training Day One: September 21, 2021 5:00 to 8:15pm

Training Day Two: September 23, 2021 5:00 to 8:15pm.

By registering for Training Day One, you will be automatically registered for Training Day Two. You MUST attend both trainings to receive the CEUs.

Medication Assisted Training (MAT) Workshop 

The Medication Assisted Training (MAT) Workshop is 4 hours and will include
information on the scope of the opioid addiction problem, how to assess it, the conceptual framework based on the biology of addiction, treatment medications, clinical treatments and limitations to current practice, treatment implementation and models of care, special populations, treatment delivery and system enhancements and medications for alcohol, tobacco, and other substances.

Multiple Dates in September are available

NOTE: This training requires a TWO day commitment.

For more information about these trainings, view available dates or to access the registration links, CLICK HERE




These workshops are appropriate for practicing counselors, social workers, psychologists, and other behavioral health professionals as well as master and doctoral level students about to enter the field.

Sponsored by: Coppin State University
Price: Free

For further information on the seminar contact Dr. Beverly O’Bryant at 410-951-2578.

For information on seminar logistics, please contact Ms. Zakia Wright at 410-951-6064.

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Posted: 09/07/2021

12th Annual Road to Recovery Conference, Monday, September 20th

Getting a Grip on Legal Substances of Abuse

Monday, September 20th, 2021
9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Road to Recovery is an annual conference that takes place during National Recovery Month and highlights hot topics within the field of addiction psychiatry.

The theme of this year's conference will focus on legal substances of abuse. This will tackle the research around the use, treatment, and journey to recovery of easily accessible and commonly abused drugs. Featured sessions will concentrate on substances such as caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine.

To view the flyer for this event CLICK HERE

Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit
Price: $20-$40

For questions, please contact Jessica Lombardi at jlomba15@jhmi.edu

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Posted: 08/12/2021

Free Virtual Training September 22: 5th Annual OTP and Residential Providers Training

5th Annual OTP and Residential Providers Training-Riding the Wave: Navigating the Changing Landscape in the Wake of Covid

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
9:00 AM-3:30 PM

The topic for the 5th Annual OTP and Residential Providers training will be Riding the Wave: Navigating the Changing Landscape in the wake of Covid. This will be held virtually, and is free to attend. 

Online registration begins on Monday, August 16th, 2021. 

For more information or to view the flyer, CLICK HERE

Sponsored by: Maryland Behavioral Health Administration and the University of Maryland School of Medicine Training Center
Price: Free

Registration questions? Contact Vera.Carter@som.umaryland.edu

General questions? Contact Deirdre.davis@maryland.gov

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Posted: 08/09/2021

NAADAC's New Free Webinar Series; Advancing Awareness in LGBTQ Care

Advancing Awareness in LGBTQ Care

This four-part webinar series was developed by NAADAC along with their LGBTQ+ Clinical Issues Sub-Committee, and will start on Friday, June 18 at 12:00pm ET, with Part I: History of Specialized Treatment for LGTBQ+ Clients.

Each webinar in the series will take place on the third Friday of the month at noon ET, starting in June and ending in September.

While viewing the education is free, non-members must pay to receive CEs ($20 for
1.5 CEs and $25 for 2 CEs). NAADAC members earn CEs for free

To view the flyer for more details CLICK HERE

Please email NAADAC@naadac.org for any questions


Sponsored by: NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals


Posted: 05/14/2021

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24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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Anne Arundel County Veteran's Service Phone Line
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday

National Suicide Prevention Hotlines

1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Safety Hotline
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SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline
Text: "TalkWithUs" to 66746

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