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SUD Provider Past Trainings

Here is a list of our recent past trainings.

BPA Health is an approved provider of continuing education by the National Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), Provider # 167368. BPA Health is responsible for all aspects of the programs.

BPA Health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6910. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. BPA Health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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Clinical Supervision for Counselors in BPA Health SUD Network - October 3, 2018 Updated
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BPA Health offered a free one day training on the NFATTC Model of clinical supervision and BPA Health Substance use Disorder (SUD) network requirements. The training focused on defining the roles and goals of SUD clinical supervisors.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of the workshop participant will have increased understanding of:
• NFATTC Model of Clinical Supervision
• competency rubric ratings
• assisting clinicians in developing professional development plans
• clinical supervision documentation
• clinical supervision requirements

Trainer:
Nancy Irvin, LMSW, ACADC – Nancy has over 30 years’ experience working in the drug and alcohol field and has been with BPA Health for the past 15 years. Nancy collaborated with IDHW and NFATTC over 10 years ago to bring training bring training on evidence-based clinical supervision models to Idaho providers.

Prerequisite for attending:
• Must meet minimum Clinical Supervisor Standards per the BPA Health SUD Provider Manual

Note: Attendance of this training does not qualify you as a Clinical Supervisor.

6.0 CE Hours!
This course has been approved by BPA Health as a NAADAC and NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider! No certificates will be awarded for partial attendance.
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Essentials of Case Management - June 21, 2018 Updated
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This training focus is on defining the roles and goals of substance use disorder case managers. Participants who attended the entire training received a Continuing Education (CE) certificate for 6 CEs. No certificates will be awarded for partial attendance.

Upon completion of the workshop, participants are able to:

-- Understand how a case manager working in a substance abuse treatment agency contributes to the success of treatment
-- Understand the role of case management
-- Identify the required values and objectives for good case management
-- Conduct a case management assessment of client needs
-- Complete documentation in accordance with state and network requirements
-- Recognize the purpose and role of clinical supervision in case management
-- Comply with the ethical guidelines in case management

Trainer:
Dean Allen, M.Ed., LCPC, MAC, LSW – providing case management training since 2011, Regional Clinical Coordinator for BPA Health, EAP provider

This course has been approved by BPA Health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6 CE. NAADAC Provider #167368, BPA Health is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
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Editing and Interpreting the GRRS Workshop - June 18, 2018 Updated
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Upon completion of the workshop, participants are able to understand and utilize:

-- Importance of clinical judgment
-- Important clinical information
-- Important terminology
-- Individual clinical profile report (ICP)
-- Maintaining validity
-- Skills for editing the GRRS
-- Idaho requirements for editing GRRS

Trainers:
Rusty O’Leary, M.Ed., LCPC – Rusty is certified with Chestnut Health Systems in GAIN Advanced Editing and Clinical Interpretation, is a GAIN trainer, and has over 23 years’ experience in providing services to individuals with substance use disorders. In 2017 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Idaho Conference on Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Ellen Cole, M.Ed., LPC – Ellen has over 20 years’ experience providing assessment and treatment services in community substance abuse and mental health treatment agencies, for the Department of Corrections, and the Department of Health and Welfare. She is currently a care manager at BPA Health.

Prerequisite for attending: Participants must be certified as a GAIN site interviewer.

This course has been approved by BPA Health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6 CE. NAADAC Provider #167368, BPA Health is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
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Editing and Interpreting the GRRS Workshop - June 4, 2018 Updated
Details  
Upon completion of the workshop, participants are able to understand and utilize:

-- Importance of clinical judgment
-- Important clinical information
-- Important terminology
-- Individual clinical profile report (ICP)
-- Maintaining validity
-- Skills for editing the GRRS
-- Idaho requirements for editing GRRS

Trainers:
Rusty O’Leary, M.Ed., LCPC – Rusty is certified with Chestnut Health Systems in GAIN Advanced Editing and Clinical Interpretation, is a GAIN trainer, and has over 23 years’ experience in providing services to individuals with substance use disorders. In 2017 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Idaho Conference on Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Ellen Cole, M.Ed., LPC – Ellen has over 20 years’ experience providing assessment and treatment services in community substance abuse and mental health treatment agencies, for the Department of Corrections, and the Department of Health and Welfare. She is currently a care manager at BPA Health.

Prerequisite for attending: Participants must be certified as a GAIN site interviewer.

6 CE Hours for Workshop

This course has been approved by BPA Health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6 CE. NAADAC Provider #167368, BPA Health is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

No certificates are awarded for partial attendance.
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SUD Provider and Referral Sources Essentials of Case Management - April 17, 2018 Updated
Details  
Upon completion of the workshop, participants are able to:

-- Understand how a case manager working in a substance abuse treatment agency contributes to the success of treatment
-- Understand the role of case management
-- Identify the required values and objectives for good case management
-- Conduct a case management assessment of client needs
-- Complete documentation in accordance with state and network requirements
-- Recognize the purpose and role of clinical supervision in case management
-- Comply with the ethical guidelines in case management

Trainer:
Dean Allen, M.Ed., LCPC, MAC, LSW – providing case management training since 2011, Regional Clinical Coordinator for BPA Health, EAP provider

6 CE Hours for Workshop

This course has been approved by BPA Health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6 CE. NAADAC Provider #167368, BPA Health is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

No certificates will be awarded for partial attendance.
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Tips for Authorization Webinar - March 29, 2018 Updated
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BPA Health presented a free webinar that focuses on streamlining the authorization request and approval process.

This hour and a half webinar is designed to improve communication between Care Management staff and Treatment Providers when submitting documentation for authorization approval. Better communication will limit time spent in WITS and reduce the frequency of denied requests.

BPA Health presenters Doug Hulett, LPC; and Amanda Waddell, LMSW; will provide insights into the review process.

Topics will include: submitting requests, assessments, Note to Authorizer, ASAM updates, and funding for levels of care.

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Editing and Interpreting the GRRS Workshop - March 6, 2018 Updated
Details  
Upon completion of the workshop, participants are able to understand and utilize:

-- Importance of clinical judgment
-- Important clinical information
-- Important terminology
-- Individual clinical profile report (ICP)
-- Maintaining validity
-- Skills for editing the GRRS
-- Idaho requirements for editing GRRS

Trainers:
Rusty O’Leary, M.Ed., LCPC – Rusty is certified with Chestnut Health Systems in GAIN Advanced Editing and Clinical Interpretation, is a GAIN trainer, and has over 23 years’ experience in providing services to individuals with substance use disorders. In 2017 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Idaho Conference on Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Ellen Cole, M.Ed., LPC – Ellen has over 20 years’ experience providing assessment and treatment services in community substance abuse and mental health treatment agencies, for the Department of Corrections, and the Department of Health and Welfare. She is currently a care manager at BPA Health.

Prerequisite for attending: Participants must be certified as a GAIN site interviewer.

6 CE Hours for Workshop

This course has been approved by BPA Health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6 CE. NAADAC Provider #167368, BPA Health is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

No certificates are awarded for partial attendance.