(WEBINAR) Stigma & Substance Use: Confronting the Issue

CE Type:*Cert of Attendance Only

# of CE's: Certificate of Attendance only

About This Course

Stigma has harmful impacts on the wellbeing and recovery of people with substance use disorders. Despite this, stigma is often unintentionally perpetuated by behavioral health agencies and staff. This introductory course will provide an overview of where stigma originates, how it can negatively affect service user outcomes and self-determination, and how agencies and staff can confront stigma.

 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Describe how stigma harms client outcomes and self determination
  2. Identify ways staff and agencies perpetuate stigma
  3. List 3 ways you can address harmful stigma

 

Intended Audience: 

Behavioral health staff of all levels in the drug and alcohol field.

 

Instructional Level: 

Introductory.

 

Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within 7 days of training to receive a certificate. Certificates of Attendance will be available to download from the Learning Hub once the evaluation is successfully submitted.

 

Credit Statements:

Certificates of Completion will be awarded via the LMS once the Evaluation has been completed within 7 days of the training.

Course Instructors

August 30, 2022

Kay McGuffin

She/her

Addiction Recovery Training Specialist

BHTEN

MSW

Kay (she/her) is one of BHTEN’s Addiction Recovery Training Specialists. With a history of working in the public sector, non-profits, and community organizing efforts, Kay is experienced in crisis management, substance use response, training implementation, and working with LGBTQIA+ populations. She previously worked with youth and families experiencing chronic or anticipatory homelessness, and adults in substance use recovery and/or active use. Kay is also a harm reduction organizer in Philadelphia and applies a harm reduction framework to her direct practice and systems level work. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

October 11, 2022

Kay McGuffin

She/her

Addiction Recovery Training Specialist

BHTEN

MSW

Kay (she/her) is one of BHTEN’s Addiction Recovery Training Specialists. With a history of working in the public sector, non-profits, and community organizing efforts, Kay is experienced in crisis management, substance use response, training implementation, and working with LGBTQIA+ populations. She previously worked with youth and families experiencing chronic or anticipatory homelessness, and adults in substance use recovery and/or active use. Kay is also a harm reduction organizer in Philadelphia and applies a harm reduction framework to her direct practice and systems level work. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

March 2, 2023

Kay McGuffin

She/her

Addiction Recovery Training Specialist

BHTEN

MSW

Kay (she/her) is one of BHTEN’s Addiction Recovery Training Specialists. With a history of working in the public sector, non-profits, and community organizing efforts, Kay is experienced in crisis management, substance use response, training implementation, and working with LGBTQIA+ populations. She previously worked with youth and families experiencing chronic or anticipatory homelessness, and adults in substance use recovery and/or active use. Kay is also a harm reduction organizer in Philadelphia and applies a harm reduction framework to her direct practice and systems level work. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

June 1, 2023

Kay McGuffin

She/her

Addiction Recovery Training Specialist

BHTEN

MSW

Kay (she/her) is one of BHTEN’s Addiction Recovery Training Specialists. With a history of working in the public sector, non-profits, and community organizing efforts, Kay is experienced in crisis management, substance use response, training implementation, and working with LGBTQIA+ populations. She previously worked with youth and families experiencing chronic or anticipatory homelessness, and adults in substance use recovery and/or active use. Kay is also a harm reduction organizer in Philadelphia and applies a harm reduction framework to her direct practice and systems level work. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

September 13, 2023

Kay McGuffin

She/her

Addiction Recovery Training Specialist

BHTEN

MSW

Kay (she/her) is one of BHTEN’s Addiction Recovery Training Specialists. With a history of working in the public sector, non-profits, and community organizing efforts, Kay is experienced in crisis management, substance use response, training implementation, and working with LGBTQIA+ populations. She previously worked with youth and families experiencing chronic or anticipatory homelessness, and adults in substance use recovery and/or active use. Kay is also a harm reduction organizer in Philadelphia and applies a harm reduction framework to her direct practice and systems level work. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

November 2, 2023

Kay McGuffin

She/her

Addiction Recovery Training Specialist

BHTEN

MSW

Kay (she/her) is one of BHTEN’s Addiction Recovery Training Specialists. With a history of working in the public sector, non-profits, and community organizing efforts, Kay is experienced in crisis management, substance use response, training implementation, and working with LGBTQIA+ populations. She previously worked with youth and families experiencing chronic or anticipatory homelessness, and adults in substance use recovery and/or active use. Kay is also a harm reduction organizer in Philadelphia and applies a harm reduction framework to her direct practice and systems level work. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

February 22, 2024

Kay McGuffin

She/her

Addiction Recovery Training Specialist

BHTEN

MSW

Kay (she/her) is one of BHTEN’s Addiction Recovery Training Specialists. With a history of working in the public sector, non-profits, and community organizing efforts, Kay is experienced in crisis management, substance use response, training implementation, and working with LGBTQIA+ populations. She previously worked with youth and families experiencing chronic or anticipatory homelessness, and adults in substance use recovery and/or active use. Kay is also a harm reduction organizer in Philadelphia and applies a harm reduction framework to her direct practice and systems level work. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

May 1, 2024

Kay McGuffin

She/her

Addiction Recovery Training Specialist

BHTEN

MSW

Kay (she/her) is one of BHTEN’s Addiction Recovery Training Specialists. With a history of working in the public sector, non-profits, and community organizing efforts, Kay is experienced in crisis management, substance use response, training implementation, and working with LGBTQIA+ populations. She previously worked with youth and families experiencing chronic or anticipatory homelessness, and adults in substance use recovery and/or active use. Kay is also a harm reduction organizer in Philadelphia and applies a harm reduction framework to her direct practice and systems level work. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.