Danya Institute Inc.

Continuing Education

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Event Type: Educational Event What: This 6-hour course is geared to anyone who wants to provide Mental Health First Aid to those in need. It is an excellent introduction for addiction staff to the mental health treatment. As we move to a behavioral treatment system it is increasingly important that those […]


TODAY’S HOT TOPICS IN HIV/AIDS – Fall Classes in West Virginia

  HIV/AIDS Clinical Training Program Thursday, November 07, 2013 Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Shepherdstown, WV, 7:30am-4:30pm Credit Provided: Nursing, CME, LSW, Pharmacy See Details for Fee Information Detail  View PDF  Register


Recovery Plan Development (Central Region)

Recovery Plan Development Event Type: Educational Event What: Participants will be able to help individuals in recovery identify and record individual goals, resources, strengths and skills, and resolve barriers to achieving goals in the eight life domains: Recovery from substance use or abuse, Living and financial independence, Employment and Education, Relationships and social support, Medical […]


Information and Communication Technology to Promote Smoking Cessation

Steven Meredith, PhD, was one of the presenters at the March 8, 2013 Clinical Trials Network’s Symposium entitled “Brave New World: Using Technology to Enhance Behavioral Health”. In his talk, “Information and Communication Technology to Promote Smoking Cessation” he discusses how Web and computer based interventions may increase the effectiveness of efforts to quit smoking. […]


Addiction Health Services Research Conference- Registration Open

October 23 – 25, 2013 in Portland, OR Theme: Translating Research into Policy and Practice   Oregon Health & Science University is pleased to host the 2013 Addiction Health Services Research Conference (AHSR 2013) in Portland, Oregon, the Rose City. The research base includes studies of neurochemistry, analysis of genetic influences, advanced imaging of brain function, […]


An update on HIV/AIDS Treatment: What you need to be more Effective with your Patients

An update on HIV/AIDS Treatment: What you need to be more Effective with your Patients Event Type: Educational Event What: The purpose of this face-to-face training is to provide an update on HIV/AIDS, STIs and Hepatitis, and HIV testing in substance abuse treatment centers. The training will include an overview of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis, a […]


Mobile Applications for Behavioral Health

INTRODUCTION APPLICATIONS TO HELP ON THE JOB APPLICATIONS FOR SELF-CARE APPLICATIONS FOR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT OTHER APPLICATIONS RELEVANT TO THE FIELD INTRODUCTION We are pleased to introduce our new series of reviews on mobile apps for smartphones and tablets. We will look at a range of offerings that you can use on the job.  We will […]


West Virginia Training Opportunity: Ethics For the Addiction Professional & Clinical Supervision

Join Us for Seasons of Workforce Development Summer Session I Ethics For the Addiction Professional & Clinical Supervision Thursday , July 18, 2013 Join Linda Mealey, MA, LSW, ADC & Susie Mullens MS, LPC, ALPS, AADC-S, Licensed Psychologist for a day of discussion about ethics and clinical supervision designed for the addiction professional as well as LPC, SW […]


A Psychiatrist’s Opinion about ADHD and Substance Use in Teenagers: First, Do No Harm

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and substance use problems have been gaining more attention in the news and in research over the last 7 months.  At times this attention has to led to controversy instead of clarity. First, here is a summary of the most recent news about ADHD, which has implications for people we […]


Epidemics in in Our Youth Culture: Bullying, Violence, HIV/AIDS and Suicide

At the Keeping It Real 2011 Conference, Phillip McCabe, CSW, CAS, spoke to healthcare professionals on behalf of LGBT youth. He explained that LGBT youth are more likely to have lower self-esteem, greater rates of depression and substance abuse, are at higher risk for HIV/AIDs and suicide, and are more likely to be targets of […]

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