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The DSAMH Training Office provides or facilitates workshops that are offered throughout the State of Delaware, and that are developed and presented by faculty who are experts in the fields of recovery from mental illness, substance use conditions, and gambling-related problems. DSAMH offers new and innovative trainings, ensuring that behavioral health practitioners have access to the latest evidence-based treatment modalities and best practices material. In compliance with certification requirement, certificate of training will only be issued to those who register for and complete an active workshop. For additional training office policy and procedures please see link below.
The Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Training Office policies and procedures governing the administration of workforce development activities are included in this document.
The Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Training Office applies to numerous certification and professional licensing boards to request those entities’ approval for many of the Training Office’s educational offerings.
Contact us - email@example.com or 302-255-9480
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Effective June 14, 2023, DSAMH's Workforce Development and Education Unit will be using the Delaware Learning Center (DLC) exclusively as our learning management system. All DSAMH trainings after June 14, 2023 require registration thru DLC. Notifications of upcoming trainings will also be sent thru DLC. To access the DLC and review what trainings are being offered and/or to register for DSAMH trainings, please do the following:
Upcoming Training Opportunities
The Summer 2023CADC (Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor) series of workshops we will be open for registration soon! The series begins on Tuesday, July 11th and runs each Tuesday and Thursday until August 31st from 5:00p-7:00p.
Please look for an update with DLC registration information!
360 SAFETY: Keeping Staff Safe by Helping Clients Feel Secure - will
empower your organization to create synergy with clients while ensuring physical and environmental safety for staff. Each workshop will be the second Thursday of each month from 9:00am-11:00am. The workshops can be taken individually or as a series.
Mental Health First Aid introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health concerns, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. This training offers virtual and in-person workshops.
What will the training cover/accomplish?
The trainings will cover trauma-informed sensitivity and responsiveness based on SAMHSA’s trauma-informed key principles. These trainings will focus on direct care staff-client, coworker-coworker, management-employee, and executive management-organizational focus. This will accomplish providing tools to develop and utilize sensitivity and a trauma-informed response when working with clients, coworkers, and staff, while creating an overall trauma-informed environment for the organization. Finally, these trainings will aid in assisting all levels of the organization in working to meet the Governor’s expectation to become a trauma-informed state.
DHSS/DSAMH Trauma Training series will progressively encumber all aspects of trauma as it relates to accomplishing the mission of Delaware becoming a trauma-informed state in accordance with the Governor's Executive order 24.
Trauma Training Series will consist of the following:
* Intro - Trauma Awareness/Informed
* Trauma-Informed Approaches for Direct Care Staff
* Trauma-Informed Sensitive (Twice a qtr)
* Trauma-Informed Responsiveness (Twice a qtr)
* Trauma Sensitive and Responsiveness for Supervisors (Winter/Spring)
* Trauma Responsiveness for Organizational Change (Supervisors/Managers)
In-Person Naloxone Access Training
There are many, in-person Naloxone Trainings taking place (Naloxone Access Training and Point of Distribution Training) across the state in 2023. Click HERE to access the registration page and for more information.