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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.

PWWC Specialty Network Webinar Updated April 3, 2019

A review of PWWC Specialty Services and a discussion of documentation requirements for those in the PWWC Specialty Network.
Assessing Your Agency's Co-occurring Capability Webinar Updated April 4, 2019

This webinar focuses on assessing your agency’s co-occurring capability and utilizing the SAMHSA resources to implement co-occurring practices. SUD treatment providers in the BPA Health Network are required to complete a Co-occurring Capability Assessment at time of application and renewal.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the workshop participant will understand:
• A brief overview of the SAMSHA Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders Evidenced Base Practices KIT
• How to assess their agency’s co-occurring capability
• Create resources to implement mental health practices that are researched based

Lianna Erickson-Trembath LCPC, ACADC - Lianna is currently a Clinical Quality Coordinator at BPA Health. She specializes in mental health and addictions therapy for the last 10 years. Lianna is passionate about helping people live a life of recovery and embrace their true potential.

Authorization Approval and ASAM - 3 Part Webinar Updated March 6, 2019
3 part webinar series (1.5 hours each) for training on Authorization Approval and ASAM. The training focused on obtaining authorization approval for admission and continuing care as well as using ASAM criteria in Service Plans.
Clinical Supervision for Counselors in BPA Health SUD Network - October 3, 2018 Updated
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

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.
Tips for Authorization Webinar - March 29, 2018 Updated
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.