To help us assess the professional development needs of the addiction workforce in our region, please complete this brief survey. We want to know what content and processes you prefer in educational events. Thank you!
Clinical Practices and Processes
To address the needs of those with substance use disorders and behavioral health problems, workforce members may benefit from participating in educational events (i.e., training workshops, technical assistance, webinars) concerning specific clinical practices and care improvement processes.
Please rate the importance of educational events for empirically-supported clinical practices such as:

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* 1. Please rate the importance of educational events for empirically-supported clinical practices such as:

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Motivational Interviewing (MI)
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Contingency Management/Incentives
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder
Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Twelve-step Facilitation
Please rate the importance of educational events for care improvement processes such as:

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* 2. Please rate the importance of educational events for care improvement processes such as:

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Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC)
Integration of addiction and mental health services
Effective clinical supervisory practices
Trauma-informed care
Culturally responsive services
Team-based care
Learning Preferences
To maximize the benefits of their participation in educational events, workforce members may prefer particular formats and activities to enhance their learning of new clinical practices or care improvement processes.
Please rate how useful the following are as learning formats:

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* 3. Please rate how useful the following are as learning formats:

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In-person workshops or meetings
Online peer networking (i.e., discussion boards, chat rooms)
Self-paced e-learning materials (i.e., videos, interactive modules)
Webinars
Print or on-line publications
Interactive videoconferencing (i.e., technical assistance)
Please rate how useful the following are as learning formats:

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* 4. Please rate how useful the following are as learning formats:

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Independent reading of conceptual materials
Lectures or presentations
Clinical demonstrations
Role-play/Behavioral rehearsal
Coaching with performance-based feedback
Case consultation
Academic detailing (i.e., professional/educational outreach)
Special Emphasis Area: Opioid Use Disorder
Improving workforce efforts to address the needs of those with opioid use disorder is an area of special emphasis in our region, as well as more broadly for the national Addiction Technology Transfer Center network.
Please rate the importance of educational events to improve workforce efforts in areas such as:

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* 5. Please rate the importance of educational events to improve workforce efforts in areas such as:

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Assessment or early detection programs of persons with opioid use disorder
Treatment of persons with opioid use disorder who have co-occurring disorders
Management of persons with opioid use disorder on medication-assisted therapy
Availability of waivered prescribers of opioid agonist medications
Availability of community-based recovery support services
Availability of treatment and recovery services for youth with opioid use disorder
Availability of treatment and recovery services for pregnant/parenting women with opioid use disorder
Billing/incentive schemes to enable opioid treatment services in new settings
Special Emphasis Area: Behavioral Health/Primary Care Integration
Assisting workforce efforts to integrate behavioral health services in primary care settings is an area of special emphasis in our region, as well as more broadly for the national Addiction Technology Transfer Center network.
Please rate the importance of educational events to improve workforce efforts in areas such as:

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* 6. Please rate the importance of educational events to improve workforce efforts in areas such as:

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Orientation to substance use disorders as a form of chronic illness
Screening processes to identify persons with a substance use disorder
Brief interventions to prepare persons to participate in longer-term treatment
Referral processes to link persons to longer-term treatment
Multidisciplinary staff teamwork to meet the clinical challenges
Adherence to protocols for medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorder
Adherence to protocols for medication-assisted treatment of alcohol use disorder
Special Emphasis Area: Culturally-Responsive Services
Improving workforce efforts to provide culturally-responsive services is an area of special emphasis in our region, as well as more broadly for the national Addiction Technology Transfer Center network.
Please rate the importance of educational events to improve workforce efforts in areas such as:

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* 7. Please rate the importance of educational events to improve workforce efforts in areas such as:

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Recognition of the role of culture on health and recovery processes
Recognition of the role of culture on treatment relationships
Understanding of impacts of client cultural beliefs on substance use behavior
Understanding of impacts of client cultural beliefs on treatment-seeking behavior
Respect for diversity in cultural, racial, religious, and linguistic backgrounds
Respect for diversity in gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic, and disability status
Appreciation for historical bases and influence of bias and stigma
Appreciation for the role of cultural humility in clinical practice
Leadership efforts to increase workforce diversity to mirror the population served
Development or adaptation of culturally-informed interventions
Personal Demography and Professional Background
Select the gender(s) you identify as (choose all that apply):

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* 9. Select the gender(s) you identify as (choose all that apply):

The ethnicity you identify as is:

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* 10. The ethnicity you identify as is:

The race you identify as is:

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* 11. The race you identify as is:

The state in which you are employed is:

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* 12. The state in which you are employed is:

The type(s) of health settings in which you work is (check all that apply):

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* 13. The type(s) of health settings in which you work is (check all that apply):

The role(s) that best describe your work is (check all that apply): 

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* 14. The role(s) that best describe your work is (check all that apply): 

The educational discipline in which you are trained is (check all that apply):

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* 15. The educational discipline in which you are trained is (check all that apply):

Please share other salient workforce needs not otherwise mentioned in this survey.

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* 16. Please share other salient workforce needs not otherwise mentioned in this survey.

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