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Here you will find courses on a variety of topics related to improving health and healthcare services. We invite you to explore our course offerings below or use the navigation above. 

All of the courses on HealtheKnowledge.org are available at no charge for a certificate of completion.

Need CEs? No problem! Many of our courses offer NAADAC, NBCC, NASW, CNE or CME continuing education credits for only $5 per contact hour. The enrollment form for each course lists the price of CE credits for the course. Just indicate that you would like to earn CE credits when you enroll.

New to HealtheKnowledge.org? Explore our course offerings! We have both self-paced and instructor-led courses, including some that you can complete over your lunch hour.

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This 1.5 hour self-paced course is currently in the pilot-testing phase and not yet open to registration. The course is designed to briefly familiarize federally qualified health center (FQHC) medical and behavioral health staff with Hepatitis C, specifically: 1) populations at risk; 2) Hepatitis C, the disease; 3) screening processes; and 4) treatment options.

This course was developed by Mid-America ATTC, part of the Collaborative for Excellence in Behavioral Health Research and Practice.

CLICK HERE to enroll in this course.

Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O) is a 3-hour course which will provide information on opioids for pain treatment in persons with addiction, special consideration for pain medication use with adolescents, and prescription opioid addiction and chronic pain in older adults.

This course was developed by the Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O) funded by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT).

CLICK HERE to register for PCSS-O. Your registration should active within two to three hours. If it has been more than three hours since registering and you are having difficulty accessing the course, please contact our 24/7 Online Course Support for assistance.

This 5-hour self-paced course is based on industry awareness that Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a frequent issue for clients. Addiction counselors and peer-recovery specialists understand that Intimate Partner Violence impairs the opportunity for recovery (Illinois Department of Human Services, 2005; SAMHSA, 1997). However, they are often less familiar with a systematic and easily integrated method for dealing with such issues. The ARIV model (and this course) was created to fill that need.
~ Developed by the Great Lakes ATTC Regional Center

CLICK HERE to enroll in Addiction Recovery and Intimate Violence (ARIV)

This 14-hour, self-paced course is designed to introduce the terms, topics, and resources essential to clinical supervision. This course is required to participate in the ATTC Network's face-to-face training, Clinical Supervision Foundations Part II.
~Developed by Edna Talboy, Ph.D. in conjunction with the ATTC Network Clinical Supervision Workgroup, the Mid-America ATTC Regional Center, and the ATTC National Office.

CLICK HERE to enroll in Clinical Supervision Foundations.

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a form of collaborative conversation for strengthening a person's own motivation and commitment to change, by eliciting and exploring the person's own reasons for change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion. This course takes the learner on a tour of the essential skills used to strengthen an individual’s motivation for behavior change.

This online course was prepared by the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies’ Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center (Mid-America ATTC), under a cooperative agreement from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).

Enrollment in this course is now closed. For further information about enrolling in a future version of this course, please contact the Mid-America ATTC.

 

This 1.5 hour self-paced course contains six modules of instruction covering various topics related to the SBIRT Model and its use in the field of Dentistry, including an overview of the problem, why dentists need to understand substance use and abuse, a brief overview of SBIRT, screening, brief interventions, referral to treatment, and common concerns.
~ Developed by the Pacific Southwest ATTC and Arizona State's Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy.

CLICK HERE to register for Dentistry & the SBIRT Model: How You Can Help Patients with Substance Abuse Issues.

This 8-hour self-paced course is based on the transdisciplinary foundations of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Technical Assistance Publication #21, Addiction Counseling Competencies. This course is designed to provide an overview of the addictive process and basic knowledge, attitudes and skills utilized by professionals from a variety of backgrounds who work with clients experiencing substance use disorders.
~Developed by the Prairielands ATTC Regional Center


CLICK HERE to enroll in Essential Substance Abuse Skills: Foundations for Working with Addictions

This 1.5-hour, self-paced course is designed to introduce the terms, topics, and resources essential to Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT).
~Developed by the Pacific Southwest ATTC Regional Center with special project supplemental funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
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CLICK HERE to enroll in Foundations of SBIRT.

The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS), in collaborated with the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network and the Morehouse School of Medicine National Center for Primary Care, has developed this 5-hour self-paced online course for addiction treatment professionals considering career opportunities in primary care. This course provides these professionals with resources and information to help them decide whether working in a primary care setting is right for them.
~ Developed through a collaboration between the SAMHSA/HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions, the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, and the Morehouse School of Medicine Center for Primary Care.

CLICK HERE to enroll in Introduction to Primary Care for Substance Use Disorder Professionals

This 12-hour, self-paced course helps counselors and other practitioners working with women to better understand women’s substance use, treatment and recovery experiences and effective interventions for women.
~Developed by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP), for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) under contract number 283-07-3802.

CLICK HERE to register for Introduction to Women and Substance Use Disorders.

This course is designed to enhance treatment professionals’ general knowledge of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and improve providers’ skills related to reaching and educating identified special populations about MAT.
~Developed by the ATTC Network’s Workforce Development MAT workgroup with special project supplemental funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

CLICK HERE to enroll in Medication-Assisted Treatment with Special Populations

This course is designed to enhance physicians and other medical professionals’ general knowledge of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and improve providers’ skills related to reaching and educating identified special populations about MAT.
~Developed by the ATTC Network Workforce Development for MAT Workgroup with special project supplemental funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

CLICK HERE to enroll in Medication-Assisted Treatment with Special Populations (for Medical Professionals)

This 5-hour, self-paced course is designed to assist clinical supervisors in designing and customizing a Motivational Incentives Program within the context of their community-based treatment organization.
~Developed by the NIDA/SAMHSA MI: PRESTO Blending Team

CLICK HERE to enroll in Motivational Incentives: Positive Reinforcers to Enhance Successful Treatment Outcomes

This 6-hour, self-paced course is designed for behavioral healthcare professionals working with minority men experiencing substance use disorders.
~Developed by the Pacific Southwest, Central East, Northeast and Prairielands ATTC Regional Centers with special project supplemental funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

CLICK HERE to enroll in Substance Use Disorders in Minority Men Who Have Sex with Men

This 3-hour self-paced course reviews alcohol and prescription medication use among Older Adults, and highlights the need for routine screening, assessment and specialized interventions for this vulnerable population.
~Developed by the Pacific Southwest ATTC Regional Center with special project supplemental funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

CLICK HERE to enroll in Substance Use in Older Adults: Screening and Treatment Intervention Strategies

Current Role of Cervical Cytology and HPV Testing to Prevent Cervical Cancer

This webinar lasts 30 minutes and is presented by Dr. Kevin Ault, a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and of the Infectious Disease Society of America. Dr. Ault will review the current cervical cancer screening guidelines and incorporate the most current ASCCP/ACOG consensus guidelines for the appropriate use of screening cytology and HPV co-testing into your practice.

~ Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006002-08-00.

Click Here to enroll in the Cervical Screening Virtual Coffee Break.

Virtual Coffee Break: Management of Abnormal Pap Smears

This webinar lasts 30 minutes and will be presented by Dr. Kevin Ault, a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and of the Infectious Disease Society of America.

~ Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006002-08-00.

Click Here to enroll in the Management of Abnormal Pap Smears Virtual Coffee Break.

A Sexual Health Framework and Preview of the Revised 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines

This course will highlight current and emerging STD treatment guidelines. It will also assist clinicians in overcoming barriers to STD prevention and management.

~ Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006002-08-00.

Click Here to enroll in 2014 STD Update.

The Contraceptive Update is a 1-hour recorded presentation that addresses the latest developments in contraceptive practice.

~ Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006002-08-00.

Click Here to enroll in 2014 Contraceptive Update.

The US Medical Eligibility Criteria (MEC) Update is a 1-hour recorded presentation that aims to bring you information on the new medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use, identify the intended use and target audience, special case scenarios on applying the four classifications of recommendations in the US MEC.
~ Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006002-08-00.

Click Here to enroll in 2013 US Medical Eligibility Criteria Update.

The US Selected Practice Recommendations (SPR) Update is a 1-hour recorded presentation that aims to bring you information on the new recommendations for contraceptive use, identify the intended use and target audience for this guidance, special case scenarios on applying the guidance and how your audience can use the guidance.
~ Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006002-08-00.

Click Here to enroll in 2013 US Selected Practice Recommendations (SPR) Update.

The STD Update is a 1-hour recorded presentation that addresses the latest recommendations for STD testing and treatment, as well as new developments in STD antibiotic resistance..
~ Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006002-08-00.

Click Here to enroll in 2013 Sexually Transmitted Disease Update.

The Contraceptive Update is a 1-hour recorded presentation that addresses the latest developments in contraceptive practice.

Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006002-08-00.

Eligibility and Enrollment will support providers in creating or enhancing eligibility determination and health plan enrollment processes to improve access to care, and increase potential revenue.

Students who successfully complete the course while registered for the CE option will be eligible for 6.5 hours of NAADAC continuing ed units.

This course has been funded by SAMHSA and is administered by the National Council, in collaboration with NIATx, and AHP.

CLICK HERE to enroll in this course.

In this course, participants will review the NIATx 8 step billing process and develop an understanding of common collections and controllable denials. Optional activities include redesigning your billing process.

Students who successfully complete the course while registered for the CE option will be eligible for 3.0 hours of NAADAC continuing ed units.

~ This course has been funded by SAMHSA and is administered by the National Council in collaboration with NIATx, and AHP.

CLICK HERE to register for this course.

Youth development and recovery principles form a framework for addressing the behavioral health concerns of adolescent girls. This 1.5 hour webinar will explore youth development and how to incorporate youth development into substance abuse and mental health services, and recovery supports.

~ This webinar was developed for SAMHSA by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. through contract 283-07-3807 (Technical Assistance and Training on Women and Families Impacted by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders). 

Click Here to register for Youth Development and Recovery Supports.

This 1.5 hour session will cover the role social media plays in the emotional lives of adolescent girls. After completing this webinar, participants will have an understanding of how the digital world influences girls’ identities, relationships, mental health, and wellness; what providers and supporters should know about the digital world of girls; and how professionals can use technology to reach, engage with, and support girls in achieving recovery and resiliency. ~ This webinar was developed for SAMHSA by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. through contract 283-07-3807 (Technical Assistance and Training on Women and Families Impacted by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders).

Click Here to register for Digital Girls:  Confession, Connection, and Disconnection

Growing numbers of teen girls are experiencing sexual victimization, involvement in juvenile justice, and homelessness. Interpersonal violence is a dominant and recurring theme in their lives. This 1.5 hour presentation will provide an overview of the elements needed for creating trauma-informed, gender-responsive services to build the environment girls need in order to flourish, and the core values needed for effective programming.   ~ This webinar was developed for SAMHSA by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. through contract 283-07-3807 (Technical Assistance and Training on Women and Families Impacted by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders). 


Click Here to register for Sanctuary and Support for Girls in Crisis.


This 1.5 hour session will discuss current trends in adolescent girl substance use as well as effective strategies for intervention, treatment, and support for girls. After completing this course, participants will have a working understanding of how the terms gender-responsive, trauma-informed, culturally relevant, recovery-oriented, family-centered, and age-appropriate apply to effective services for girls.  ~ This webinar was developed for SAMHSA by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. through contract 283-07-3807 (Technical Assistance and Training on Women and Families Impacted by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders). 


Click Here to register for Girls and Substance Use:  Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

A girl’s smile can often hide identity struggles, anxiety, depression, self-loathing and pressure to succeed bubbling under the surface. This 1.5 hour session will review these issues in girls and how their presentation differs from that in adolescent boys and adult women. ~ This webinar was developed for SAMHSA by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. through contract 283-07-3807 (Technical Assistance and Training on Women and Families Impacted by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders). 


Click Here to register for The Girl in the Mirror: Behavioral Health of Adolescent Girls

What does it mean to be an adolescent girl today? This 1.5 hour session provides an overview of girls' development and growth during adolescence and the opportunities and risks that they face. Topics include physical changes, socialization, roles and relationships, identity development, risks, and resiliency as factors affecting girls during this critical time.
~ This webinar was developed for SAMHSA by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. through contract 283-07-3807 (Technical Assistance and Training on Women and Families Impacted by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders). 


Click Here to register for Growing Up Girl: Adolescent Development and the Unique Issues Facing Girls.

HIV Navigation Services (HNS) Training: Pre-Course Module

HIV navigation is a process of services delivery to help a person obtain timely, essential and appropriate HIV-related medical and social services to optimize their health and prevent HIV transmission. Navigation includes linking persons to health care systems, assisting with health insurance and transportation, identifying and reducing barriers to care and tailoring health education to the client to influence their health-related attitudes and behaviors. Peer and paraprofessional navigation, ART initiation and adherence, education and counseling, outreach and case management approaches are recommended in guidelines on entry and retention in HIV care by the International Association of Providers in AIDS Care (2012).

Registration for this course is currently closed.

Costing Out Your Services, where you and your team will:

  • Complete worksheets for activity-based costing; review basic Excel skills by completing worksheets and simple costing exercises; and/or develop advanced Excel skills such as reference tables, pivot tables, and more complex data entry.
  • Determine whether you are costing out your services correctly.
  • Explore process map costing to assist in budget projections.
  • Select one or two services to cost out, identify key uses for cost data, and learn how this ties into revenue forecasting.

Who should attend? Accounting StaffProgram Managers, and Clinical Staff responsible for contracts and revenue management with limited knowledge of Microsoft Excel and creating spreadsheets.

Note: Participants need to have access to the agency income statement.

Costing Out Your Services, where you and your team will:

  • Complete worksheets for activity-based costing; review basic Excel skills by completing worksheets and simple costing exercises; and/or develop advanced Excel skills such as reference tables, pivot tables, and more complex data entry.
  • Determine whether you are costing out your services correctly.
  • Explore process map costing to assist in budget projections.
  • Select one or two services to cost out, identify key uses for cost data, and learn how this ties into revenue forecasting.

Who should attend? Accounting StaffProgram Managers, and Clinical Staff responsible for contracts and revenue management with limited knowledge of Microsoft Excel and creating spreadsheets.

Note: Participants need to have access to the agency income statement.

Costing Out Your Services, where you and your team will:

  • Complete worksheets for activity-based costing; review basic Excel skills by completing worksheets and simple costing exercises; and/or develop advanced Excel skills such as reference tables, pivot tables, and more complex data entry.
  • Determine whether you are costing out your services correctly.
  • Explore process map costing to assist in budget projections.
  • Select one or two services to cost out, identify key uses for cost data, and learn how this ties into revenue forecasting.

Who should attend? Accounting StaffProgram Managers, and Clinical Staff responsible for contracts and revenue management with limited knowledge of Microsoft Excel and creating spreadsheets.

Note: Participants need to have access to the agency income statement.

Eligibility and Enrollment will support providers in creating or enhancing eligibility determination and health plan enrollment processes to improve access to care, and increase potential revenue.

~This course has been funded by SAMHSA and is administered by The State Associations of Addiction Services in collaboration with the National Council, NIATx, and AHP.

Enrollment in this course is now CLOSED. Visit http://bhbusiness.org for more information.

This topic offers training in change management and designing a business model to take advantage of new reimbursement options such as partnering with community agencies, primary care, or new payer networks.

Concerned about collections rates, cash flow, outstanding invoices and compliance? We’ll help you improve your collection rates, speed up the revenue cycle, increase the number of service units allowed by managed care providers, and improve compliance.

Develop or improve skills to ensure that you can adapt quickly to a changing healthcare environment and help your business thrive. Complete a new business model with a work plan for implementation; determine whether your business idea is feasible; undertake a planning process to develop a new idea from concept through implementation; select an opportunity to pursue, and a plan for implementing it.

Develop or improve skills to ensure that you can adapt quickly to a changing healthcare environment and help your business thrive. Complete a new business model with a work plan for implementation; determine whether your business idea is feasible; undertake a planning process to develop a new idea from concept through implementation; select an opportunity to pursue, and a plan for implementing it.

Learn what it takes to set up a billing system, develop staff skills and confidence, and begin designing the infrastructure necessary to submit claims for payment from one or multiple payers.

Learn what it takes to set up a billing system, develop staff skills and confidence, and begin designing the infrastructure necessary to submit claims for payment from one or multiple payers.

In this course, you'll learn to complete an environmental scan and identify opportunities; determine your organization's value proposition; undertake a project using scenario planning; and select a strategy to pursue, using your assessment of the risks and rewards under different scenarios.

In this course, you'll learn to complete an environmental scan and identify opportunities; determine your organization's value proposition; undertake a project using scenario planning; and select a strategy to pursue, using your assessment of the risks and rewards under different scenarios.

In this course, you'll learn to complete an environmental scan and identify opportunities; determine your organization's value proposition; undertake a project using scenario planning; and select a strategy to pursue, using your assessment of the risks and rewards under different scenarios.

In this course, you'll learn to complete an environmental scan and identify opportunities; determine your organization's value proposition; undertake a project using scenario planning; and select a strategy to pursue, using your assessment of the risks and rewards under different scenarios.

This course takes you through a process of considering various business models from shared administrative services agreements through full mergers of two or more organizations

This course takes you through a process of considering various business models from shared administrative services agreements through full mergers of two or more organizations

In an effort to improve communication throughout the BHbusiness Plus Project, we have created a network for coach facilitators. The network will provide a way for coaches to contact one another, exchange best practices for facilitating online learning, ask questions, and make announcements. This will also be where coaches will find schedules and other information pertaining to BHBusiness Plus courses. All BHBusiness Plus coaches must enroll in this course. A registration link for this network was sent to you from your coach liaison. If you have not received the link, please contact your partner coach liaison.

In this course, you'll learn to complete an environmental scan and identify opportunities; determine your organization's value proposition; undertake a project using scenario planning; and select a strategy to pursue, using your assessment of the risks and rewards under different scenarios.