The Substance Use Professional of the 2020s

Health and Human Services
Learning Management and Training
Substance Use Disorders

About This Webinar

Behavioral health professionals working in substance use and addiction treatment have seen their area of practice evolve significantly over the last few decades. How does organizational leadership ensure that their clinical staff possess and can apply the core competencies needed for effective practice in the decade to come?

The substance use treatment professional of the 2020s must be able to:

  • Apply recovery-oriented principles in practice
  • Understand the role of peer specialists and lived experience
  • Include family and community in the recovery process
  • Work in collaboration and coordination with other health care professionals
  • Promote the use of evidence-based practices

Watch this webinar to learn how to:

  • Prioritize workforce development needs
  • Understand the importance of role clarity within a recovery-oriented system of care
  • Understand clinical best practices in substance use treatment and the use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in recovery


Aaron Williams MA

Senior Director of Training and Technical Assistance for Substance Abuse, National Council for Behavioral Health

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