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Opioid Crisis Training

NOW RECRUITING: Opioid Crisis Training!

Register for this program here (coming soon)!

Opioid Crisis Training (OCT) is an exciting, free training program designed to provide adult professionals with enhanced training and professional development to aid in the recovery of individuals battling opioid and other addictions.

Coming soon!

Three Training Tracks Available:

Track 1 OCT will provide 150 frontline professionals with a 25-hour training class. Classes meet once per week for 2.5 hours. Upon successful completion, trainees will receive an Opioid Specialization Training certificate from the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS).
Class topics include:
* Outreach and engagement
* Withdrawal management
* Naloxone overdose and rescue
* Harm reduction
* Understanding co-occurring disorders
* Warm hand off between emergency departments and treatment providers

Track 2 OCT will provide 50 frontline professionals with certified recovery specialist (CRS) training or certified family recovery specialist (CFRS) training. The cost of the certification exam is covered through the OCT program.

Track 3 Supervision of Peer Recovery Support Specialists (PRSS), a 12-hour training program available for supervisors of frontline staff.

How can you participate?

Employers & Professionals can participate in a variety of ways:

  • 1. Organizations can host trainings onsite and/or refer staff to trainings
  • 2. Frontline professionals can directly enroll in training tracks
  • 3. Organizations and professionals should apply for training here