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Training, technical assistance and consultation

Training

IHR provides training, technical assistance and consultation for national, state, regional and community programs and organizations. IHR is a leader in designing and implementing innovative models of family-centered, trauma-informed behavioral health treatment, and on training in these models.

IHR provides training, and offers consultation, technical support, and capacity building. Some examples of our training include:

  • Integrating a trauma-informed approach throughout behavioral health treatment
  • How parental substance use affects young children
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Substance Exposed Newborns: Intervention Strategies
  • Family-based approaches to behavioral health treatment
  • Inclusion of tobacco cessation and nicotine addiction treatment within substance use disorder treatment programs.

IHR provides training on the implementation of our publications, such as The Nurturing Program for Families in Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery, Developing Trauma Informed Organizations

IHR staff hold advanced degrees in social policy, social work, psychology, and education. In developing training programs, IHR routinely obtains approval for continuing education credits.

IHR staff can provide expert training and consultation on:

  • Substance Use
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Tobacco Treatment in Substance Use Disorder Treatment
  • Co-Occurring Disorders and Violence/Trauma
  • Children & Parenting
  • Children Affected by Parental Substance Use
  • Parenting and Child Development
  • Pregnancy and Post-Partum Issues and Substance Use
  • Youth and Substance Use
  • Healthcare: Substance Use and Pregnancy
  • Healthcare: Women, Substance Use and Primary Care

Comments from participants

“I thought it was so incredibly relevant to the work we do…. Personally not something I had thought about regarding challenging behaviors in our clients….”

“A wonderfully conducted in-service with the right amount of material and the right amount of humor…. A lot of real-life examples helped tremendously.”

“This training has made me realize that I can offer help or support in the form of a relationship that I am comfortable with…. Thank you!”

“This training was an enlightened, knowledgeable experience for me.”

“This training was more than I anticipated…. I wished it wasn’t over.”

“Excellent! Excellent! Excellent.”

“Very well done—timing, delivery shows lots of experience.”