Upcoming Online Trainings and Webinars

Wednesday, May 27, 5:30 pm


This free community education webinar is hosted by HOPE for Franklin County. The webinar will be led by Colton Baker, a Certified Peer Specialist and Recovery Coach. Colton will be discussing:

    • How the opioid crisis came about
    • Current overdose data
    • The symptoms of Opioid Use Disorder
    • How to recognize the signs of an overdose, and how to help

Participants will receive a free Rescue Kit, including the opioid overdose reversal drug, Naloxone. To help protect the health of webinar participants, Rescue Kits will be provided following the webinar by scheduling an appointment at designated locations.

Click here to register for Opioid Overdose: Know the Signs. Save a Life.

Back to Basics: Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorder

Friday, May 29, 9:00 am – 10:00 am


Among the many impacts of COVID-19, we’ve seen a drastic increase in alcohol  sales and consumption across the country. In this webinar, we will review definitions of excessive alcohol use, as well  as the diagnostic criteria for Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). In addition, we’ll highlight the risk factors and health effects of alcohol use, including the impact of alcohol use on common mental health challenges. Finally, we will share resources and treatment options for those seeking to decrease or discontinue their alcohol use.

As a Community Educator, Stacie Zellin’s work at NCADA is focused on providing health education and professional trainings to the community. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Community Health at Montana State University, and then earned a Master of Public Health at Saint Louis University. She holds a certification as a Community Health Education Specialist (CHES), and strives to effectively communicate and translate complex health information to both general and targeted audiences.

Click here to register for Back to Basics: Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorder

Wednesday, June 10, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


The St. Louis Coalition on Addictions is an NCADA program that brings together individuals concerned about addiction. It provides a forum for networking, for learning, and advocacy about the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, and for discussion of other addictions. Participation is open to anyone interested in the prevention and treatment of addictions.

Kanika A. Turner, MD, MPH is a native of St. Louis and has served as a board-certified Family Medicine physician at Family Care Health Center since August 2017 and Associate Medical Director of the Carondelet site since March 2019. She is also clinical faculty to Saint Louis University Department of Family and Community Medicine and teach both medical students and residents.
Her current interests are Women’s Health including Obstetrics and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Turner has a passion for serving the urban and underserved community by increasing access to primary care services and decreasing disparities and inequities for communities of color.
A CEU for one contact hour is available for $5.00. COA is a service of NCADA and the Community Academic Partnership on Addictions. (CAPA is an affiliate organization of Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.)
Click here to register for Coalition on Addictions

Wednesday, June 17, 9:00 am – 11:00 am


NCADA’s Developmental Assets Training is a highly motivating, interactive workshop that explores the paths anyone can take to increase the number of Developmental Assets in the lives of young people. Developmental Assets are a set of 40 research-based strengths and supports that enable young people to develop into successful and contributing adults. This workshop is for adults and youth who care about our community’s well-being and future.

You’ll learn 40 factors that contribute to healthy development, how you can be an active player in building these skills and opportunities in our community, and how to join forces to make our community a place where young people thrive!

Click here to register for Developmental Assets Training

Wednesday, June 17, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


No-cost overdose education and naloxone distribution open to all members of the public in a Webinar hosted on Zoom.

Come learn about the opioid crisis, and how to prevent and respond to an overdose on June 17 from 6-7 pm. All participants will receive naloxone at no cost.

This opportunity is brought to you in partnership with the Jefferson County Health Department, and is provided by funding from the Jefferson County Community Mental Health Fund Board (JCCMHFB).

Click here to register for Jefferson County Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution

Ethics: Right Way, Wrong Way

Thursday, June 18, 10:00 am – 11:30 am


When it comes to ethical decision-making, how do we determine what is right and wrong, and who decides? In this workshop, we will discuss accepted principles and practices of ethical decision making, share frameworks that might guide your choices, and finally, we will practice applying our codes of ethics.

Certificates of completion for 1.5 contact hours will be available. The cost of this webinar is $15. Instructions on how to submit payment will be provided at the conclusion of the training.

Click here to register for Ethics: Right Way, Wrong Way

Thursday, June 18, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Criminal justice professionals are in a unique position to assist Missouri children by delivering trauma-informed support during their time with the judicial system.

This webinar is designed to provide law enforcement (with an emphasis on interviewers and interrogators), attorneys, and guardians ad litem with the necessary education and tools to understand and successfully communicate with children while minimizing trauma. Two contact hours are available for completing this training.

Click here to register for Trauma & Substance Use Awareness for Justice Professionals

Ethics and Social Media: Connections and Disconnects

Wednesday, June 17, 9:00 – 11:00 am


The digital age has ushered in a new way of communicating, and has at times made our jobs easier, while also posing some unforeseen ethical landmines. This workshop will introduce some of the ethical dilemmas we might encounter in our quickly expanding digital world, especially regarding the use of social media. We’ll review what some of the different professional codes of ethics say in regards to technology and social media, and discuss best practices in our professional and personal use of social media.

Certificates of completion for 1.5 contact hours will be available. The cost of this webinar is $15. Instructions on how to submit payment will be provided at the conclusion of the training.

Click here to register for Ethics and Social Media