January 31, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Eastern Time
SAMHSA will hold a public listening session to solicit information concerning the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records regulations (42 CFR Part 2) as required by Section 11002 of the 21st Century Cures Act (P.L. 114-255). This listening session is an opportunity to provide input concerning the effect of 42 CFR Part 2 on patient care, health outcomes, and patient privacy as well as potential regulatory changes and future sub-regulatory guidance.
February 5, 2018
SAMHSA’s 14th Annual Prevention Day, held in conjunction with the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) 26th Annual National Leadership Forum, is attended by over 1,900 federal and state officials, substance abuse prevention professionals, coalition leaders, prevention and addiction researchers, consumers, and advocates in the behavioral health field from around the country. This event will be held in National Harbor, Maryland.
January 26, 2018 | 2–3 p.m. Eastern Time
This SAMHSA sponsored webinar will explore peer support within housing models and strategies to effectively include and implement the role.
January 30, 2018 | 12 noon–1 p.m. Eastern Time
This SAMHSA sponsored webinar will explore the PAX Good Behavior Game (PAX). PAX is based on multiple studies of classrooms and teachers in the US, Canada, and Europe.
February 5, 2018 | 3:30–5 p.m. Eastern Time
In this SAMHSA sponsored webinar, learn from two national leaders in Peer Support training about the history, fundamentals, and best practices in training and how to join the growing network of trained and certified Peer Support Specialists.
February 6, 2018 | 2:30–4 p.m. Eastern Time
This SAMHSA sponsored webinar is directed at provider management and supervisors. It will offer a framework for and specific tools on successfully employing peer specialists through:
1) Clarifying the peer specialist role;
2) Recruiting, hiring, and training of peers;
3) Educating and supporting non-peer staff;
4) Using the reasonable accommodation (Americans with Disabilities Act) Employee Assistance Programs to address job difficulties and support good performance;
5) Team building: Cross training and co-learning;
6) Key components/elements of organizational culture and infrastructure.