(NDCI)–The National Drug Court Institute (NDCI) is bringing world-class training to substance use treatment professionals working with clients involved in the justice system. The 20 FREE trainings, presented in partnership with the American Society of Addiction Medicine, are offered in locations throughout the U.S. and are open to both newcomers to the treatment field and seasoned veterans.

If you are an addiction therapist, mental health therapist, drug and alcohol counselor, social worker, clinical case manager, clinical supervisor, student or just interested in foundational and advanced addiction treatment training – this program is for you.

  • Neurobiology of addiction and latest information on opioids, methamphetamine, cocaine, cannabis and synthetics
  • The truth about medication as a part of addiction treatment
  • Evidence-based psychosocial approaches, including trauma-competent interventions
  • Treating opiate use disorders, including overdose prevention and response
  • Strategies for treating methamphetamine, cocaine and other stimulant use disorders
  • Screening, assessment and treatment planning
  • Coordinating treatment and supervision case management plans
  • Motivational Interviewing and other strategies to engage criminal justice-involved participants
  • Strategies for working successfully with treatment courts, pretrial services, probation departments and other parts of the criminal justice system
  • Relapse prevention and long-term recovery management

To learn more or register, visit the NDCI website.