Employee Burnout and Self-Care

registration deadline 10/20/2023 Location: Online Description: According to the Department of Employment & Development, indicators show that over 15% of mental health and addiction professionals are predicted to leave their profession in the next year. Concepts of burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma are not novel to the addiction profession, but many professionals still report […]

Addiction: Neurobiology and Psychopharmacology

Registration deadline 10/25/2023 Location: Windjammer | South Burlington VT Trainer: Heather Stein, MD  is a native of West Virginia and grew up in Morgantown where her father still practices family medicine. Dr. Stein moved to Vermont for her family medicine residency at University of Vermont Medical Center where she was introduced to the CHCB community. […]

Clinical supervision

registration deadline 10/27/23 Location: Online Trainer: Mita Johnson Bio: Mita M Johnson, EdD, NCC, LPC, LMFT, LAC, ACS, LMFT-S, MAC, SAP, BCTHP, has been practicing in the world of mental health, marriage and family, and addictions counseling for over 30 years. She earned her Doctorate in counselor education and supervision and is a core faculty […]

Antiracist Addiction Treatment Required Decriminalization and Harm Reduction

Registration deadline 11/10/23 Location: Online Description: This presentation will detail proposed legislation for drug decriminalization that recognizes the humanity and agency of all people, expands access to non-compulsory services, reduces penalties, and redirects resources from a punitive criminal justice approach to a community informed, culturally competent, and restorative public health approach. Drug decriminalization will reduce […]

Ethics for the Addiction Professional

Registration deadline 1/12/24 Location: Windjammer | South Burlington VT Description: This six-hour training will review the nine principles of the NAADAC Code of Ethics in detail. The foundation for these standards in the underlying principles of autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence, and distributive justice will be examined. The format will include didactic presentation, group discussion and activities. […]

Discovery: Principles and Practices of Motivational Assessment and Engagement with Adolescents

Windjammer South Burlington VT

Registration deadline 4/4/2024 Location: Windjammer | South Burlington VT Trainer: Mitchell Barron, LICSW LADCMitch Barron has been the Executive Director of Centerpoint, Vermont’s largest provider of “integrated adolescent and family treatment.” In this role, he is responsible for insuring the highest-quality services and supports to meet the mental health, substance abuse, and special education needs […]