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Prior Provider Trainings

Here is a list of some of our prior 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.

Clinical Documentation Webinar Updated

The do's and don'ts of good clinical documentation.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Webinar Updated April 16, 2019
Who qualifies under the Americans with Disabilities Act? Do you know how to provide effective treatment or recovery support services to these individuals? What are you required to do under the ADA? BPA Health offered a free 1 .5 hour webinar about the ADA and resources available to you and your clients.

Upon completion of the workshop participant will understand:
• The 5 titles of the ADA
• Who is protected by the ADA
• Architectural barrier removal, new construction and alterations
• Effective communication
• Best practice tips on inquiring if an individual needs an accommodation
• Differences and requirements for service and companion animals
• Community resources available to you and your clients

Dana Gover, MPA, ACTCP – Dana is an ADA Training and Technical Assistance Consultant for the Northwest ADA Center-Idaho. Dana provides information, guidance, training, onsite reviews and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA) and other civil rights laws providing rights to people with disabilities.
Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with Co-occurring Disorders (COD) Updated April 23, 2019
This training focused on assessment of COD as well as tips and techniques from SAMHSA, TIP 42 for providing effective services to persons with COD.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the training participants are able to:
 Understand COD assessment process
 Recognize the characteristics of mental health diagnoses frequently seen in clients with COD
 Utilize SAMHSA tips for working with these clients
 Facilitate effective groups for clients with COD
 Implement key techniques and program design for working with clients with COD
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.
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.

Telehealth Considerations for Working with Those Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence - Webinar Updated May 15, 2020
This webinar will discuss important considerations and resources for counselors prior to using telehealth with individuals who are experiencing domestic violence.

The Power Point can be found here.