• April 10, 2020

Supporting Addiction Recovery During COVID-19

Dr. Amy Krentzman, Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work has assembled an impressive list of resources to help those in recovery…

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  • March 26, 2020

Telehealth Efforts With Mental Health and Substance Use Disordered Clients

The staff at the Center for Practice Transformation applauds the amazing and inspiring practice transformation occurring with our community partners as a result of the imperative to maintain social…

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  • February 26, 2020

DSM-5 Substance Use Disorder Criteria Foster Stigma

  The recognition of stigma embedded in diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders is the topic of an oped recently published in the BASIS. The DSM criteria for substance use…

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  • February 12, 2020

Client Engagement Best Practices

Our Center for Practice Transformation training team kicked off the New Year with a dynamic, energizing Engagement training we were contracted to hold in Bakersfield, California. Two days of experiential…

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  • January 17, 2020

Vaping and the Adolescent Brain

Twenty percent of Minnesota high school students report using e-cigarettes during the prior month. Nicotine has serious implications on the developing adolescent brain as well priming the brain for…

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  • December 16, 2019

Addiction Recovery in Rural Minnesota

CACSW just released a series of three online modules entitled “Addiction Recovery in Rural Minnesota.” These modules underline the importance of understanding substance abuse for child welfare workers, how…

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