Below is a list of on-demand CROP+TR training available for viewing at any time. To view recorded trainings, you will be required to register prior to viewing. 

Introduction to Harm Reduction Principles and Practice

Recorded Webinar | Duration 71 min |Original Date 2/16/2021

Speakers: Rebeka Lawrence-Gomez

Shift your understanding of harmful behaviors and the approach you take in serving people engaged in substance use and self harm. In this training we will explore the universality of self-harm, identify behaviors as survival tools, and focus on empathy and connection with individuals utilizing substances and self-harm. 

Rebeka Lawrence-Gomez has been with Pathways Vermont since its inception in 2009 and serves as the Director of Operations. She is committed to human rights, opportunities for everyone, and individual choice, Prior to her work with Pathways, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer and work with Disability Rights Vermont. 

Introduction to Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention

Recorded Webinar | Duration 71 min |Original Date 1/28/2021

Speakers: Corey Roos, PhD

In this webinar, Dr. Corey Roos from Yale University School of Medicine will discuss Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP), a novel aftercare intervention for individuals in recovery from substance use disorder. Participants will leave with an understanding of the role of mindfulness in recovery, the research supporting MBRP for substance use disorder, and resources to learn more about MBRP. 


Dr. Corey Roos is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, as well as a licensed clinical psychologist. His research aims to improve the accessibility and effectiveness of treatments for psychiatric disorders, particularly substance use disorders (SUD). 

Co-occurring Substance Misuse and Mental Health Conditions, a Peer Perspective

Recorded Webinar | Duration 60 min |Original Date 7/14/2020

Speakers: Multiple, NAMI WA

Substance use disorders and mental illnesses are often experienced alongside one another, resulting in a more complex recovery process for both individuals with lived experiences and their providers. In collaboration with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), this webinar features panelists with co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illnesses, who will share their own lived experiences, including what has and has not worked for them. Panelists will also answer questions from the audience in efforts to share helpful resources, insight, and hope.

Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) For Substance Use Prevention

Recorded Webinar | Duration 52 min |Original Date 7/7/2020

Speaker: Elizabeth Weybright, PhD

Dr. Elizabeth Weybright is an Associate Professor of human development and co-director of the Center for Rural Opioid Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery at Washington State University. Her research, grounded in prevention science and positive youth development, focuses on how leisure behavior and experience (e.g., boredom, sensation seeking) is associated with adolescent health and/or risk behavior. In this webinar, Dr. Weybright will provide an overview of YPAR, including how to utilize the YPAR approach for substance use prevention activities.

The Importance of Peer Support in Recovery

Recorded Webinar | Duration 59 min |Original Date 6/30/2020

Speaker: Amy Griesel, CPC, NCPRSS

Amy has been on a journey of recovery since graduating from Mental Health Court in 2016. After this, she realized she wanted to walk alongside those seeking support and recovery. Amy continued to build upon her passion to help others and became a Certified Peer Counselor in 2018. In 2019, she completed her Peer Specialist certification through NAADAC. Currently, Amy serves on several boards as a subject matter expert. She aspires to build further Peer support programs.

Pharmacotherapy for Opioid Use Disorder: Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How

Recorded Webinar | Duration 55 min |Original Date 6/23/2020

Speaker: Tracy Klein, PhD, ARNP

Dr. Tracy Klein will provide a brief overview of pharmacotherapy for opioid use disorder for the non-clinician. Discussion of common questions and links to resources will be provided.   


Dr. Klein is an Associate Professor at the WSU Vancouver College of Nursing. She completed her FNP post-masters as a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner at WSU in 2003 and went on to complete her PhD in nursing from WSU in 2011 after transferring from Portland State University’s Public Policy PhD program. She is active in research and aims to identify knowledge deficits or needs which may be addressed by education or policy solutions. Go to https://labs.wsu.edu/tracy-klein/ to learn more about Dr. Klein and her research.

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Prevention Specialists

Recorded Webinar | Duration 64 min |Original Date 6/16/2020

Speaker: Barbara Richardson, PhD, RN

Dr. Barb Richardson will review the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) process. She will discuss how to utilize SBIRT in prevention-based settings with adolescents and adults.

Dr. Richardson currently serves as the Director of Interprofessional Education & Research at Washington State University College of Medicine. Her clinical background is in pediatric intensive care nursing with special interests in simulation, health care ethics, team-based collaborative care and leadership.

Adverse Childhood Experiences, (ACES), Complex

Trauma, and Risk Associated with Opioid Use Disorder

Recorded Webinar | Duration 63 min |Original Date 6/9/2020

Speaker: Natalie Turner-Depue, PhD

Dr. Natalie Turner-Depue will review ACEs and complex developmental trauma and discuss the risk factors related to opioid use associated with trauma exposure, in particular as it relates to rural and/or marginalized communities.   

Dr. Natalie Turner-Depue currently serves as the interim Director for the Child and Family Research Unit (CAFRU) and the Collaborative Learning for Educational Achievement and Resilience (CLEAR) Trauma Center at Washington State University. Her research focus is on integrating trauma-informed practices into schools and community organizations throughout the western US while dismantling systemic barriers impeding equitable educational access.

The Neurobiology of Opioid Misuse and Addiction

Recorded Webinar | Duration 56 min |Original Date 6/2/2020

Speaker: Julianne Jett, PhD

As with any disease or health condition, addiction to opioids is biological in nature. This webinar will review the basics of neuronal signaling and discuss how brain function changes in response to prolonged opioid use.  

Dr. Julianne Jett received her doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Texas Health San Antonio. her research used preclinical models to investigate how prolonged exposure to stress hormones change brain function and induce cognitive impairments associated with depression and anxiety disorders. As a postdoctoral fellow at Washington State University, Julianne works with PRISM to conduct clinical research on biomarkers associated with severe mental illnesses and substance use disorders.