Bureau for Behavioral Health
Bureau for Behavioral Health

Training Resources

Continuing Education

The WV Bureau for Behavioral Health is a certified provider of continuing education units (CEUs) for the following disciplines: Addiction and Prevention, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Social Work. If you are planning a training in conjunction with trainers from the BBH or their affiliated grantees, you may request that we provide CEUs for your event.  Please review the BBH Continuing Education Protocol and complete the BBH CEU Request Form. (In order to submit this form, you must save it to your computer as a PDF, then type from the saved form and submit) If you have any questions about either training requests or continuing education, please contact: 

Vicky Hatfield
Bureau for Behavioral Health
(304) 356-4954

Training Presentations


BBH/ODCP Series on Evidence Based Practice in Substance Use Disorder, July 2020
Comprehensive Opioid Response with the Twelve Steps Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, January 2020 

BBH/ODCP Series on Evidence Based Practice in Substance Use Disorder, October 2019

A Review of Federal Resources WVSOM, September 2019 

Peer Recovery Support Service Conference, BBH April 2019

Annual Training Opportunities

Addiction Training Institute
For new and experienced professionals who are seeking a thorough review of both the established fundamentals of addiction and current approaches to working with individuals in active behavioral and substance addictions. The training is valuable for those working or planning to work in the areas of mental health, addictions counseling, courts and corrections, school counseling, nursing and psychology. ATI features current developments within the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual areas of addictive behavior. 
Contact: Swapna W. King, Community Relations Coordinator, Chestnut Ridge Center, WVU Medicine 304.598.6422 (office), kingsw@wvumedicine.org  

Appalachian Addiction and Prescription Drug Abuse
Three day-long annual conference held in October. More than 500 health professionals were in attendance at the 2019 conference. This event makes available WV State CME/CEs for multiple disciplines. This program meets the 3 hour CME Best Practices Prescribing of Controlled Substances requirement for physicians and physician assistants under West Virginia law. Most recent details: https://wvmphp.org/  
Contact: Brad Hall, WV Medical Professionals Health Program.
For more information call (304) 925-0342, ext. 12.

DHHR Bureau for Behavioral Health
Room 350 | 350 Capitol Street | Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: (304) 558-0627 | Fax: (304) 558-1008
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