March 5, 12 NC Webinars: Grant Writing Boot Camp, Integrated Treatment

National Council March Webinars

The National Council is showcasing key trends and practices in mental health and addictions treatment in upcoming March webinars. Each webinar requires separate registration. Register now for access information but note that registration does not guarantee your space on the webinar. Attendance is limited to the first 1,000 registrants that join at the time of the webinar - so sign in early. CEUs are NOT available for National Council webinars. Not able to attend live? Access free post-event recordings and PowerPoints at:

Six Easy Steps to Winning Federal Grants: Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 2:00-3:30 pm

Grant writing Boot Camp Looking for funding for your health integration, veterans, HIT, Mental Health First Aid, trauma informed care, and other programs? Tap into the rich opportunities presented by federal grants. A program development and grant writing expert and a recent SAMHSA grantee share the secrets to success in winning federal grants. They walk you through a grant readiness checklist and tell you how to track and identify the right funding opportunities and get your proposal together in the 4-6 weeks that are usually available. Discover how to analyze and prioritize the local community needs your grant proposal must address, explore how best you can recruit strategic partners, and understand how you can align with common government agency priorities. Learn all the tricks of the trade - from developing program structure to the use of boilerplate language to getting the right people on your interdepartmental grant writing team. Register FREE at

Integrating Treatment for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 2:00-3:30 pm:

An informative presentation and lively discussion about co-occurring mental and substance use disorders and how best to treat them. This webinar explores the nature of co-occurring disorders and helps behavioral health professionals determine how to screen for the most common disorders seen in substance abuse settings, provide effective treatments, and work with clients and families. Participants will understand the prevalence of co-occurring disorders in substance abuse and mental health treatment programs, contrast co-occurring treatment with traditional addiction treatment, give a rationale for integrated treatment, list instruments helpful for screening, describe evidence-based therapies helpful in treating co-occurring disorders, and access new co-occurring training programs. Register FREE at