What is the ATTC Network? National Network funded by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment Word Cloud created by wordle.net From your experience, what words would you use to describe the ATTC Network?
What is the ATTC Network? National Network of experts committed to helping the field stay abreast of “what works” in order to enhance their skills and change their practice
How is the Network Organized? Top Down
How is the Network Organized? Top Down – another perspective
How is the Network organized? Focusing in on the Network
How is the Network organized? Characteristics of all RCs Focus primarily on front-line addictions counselors and clinical supervisors, but also serve multi-disciplinary groups Address multi-system issues Provide education and training Work to improve standards and policies in the field
How is the Network organized? Unique Aspects of Regional Centers Location Target Audience/Discipline Educational Focus Systems Focus Staff Expertise
National Office Program Support Initiate/implement ATTC Network tools Lead national projects Develop national products Act as liaison with CSAT Promote internal/external communication and collaboration Actively participate in Network Workgroups Market ATTC Network products and services Provide T.A. to Regional Centers Coordinate meeting logistics And so on, and so on, and so on
Who are the People in the Network? Does anyone know the lyrics to this song? Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? Say, who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day Oh, the postman always brings the mail Through rain or snow or sleet or hail I'll work and work the whole day through To get your letters safe to you 'Cause a postman is a person in your neighborhood In your neighborhood He's in your neighborhood A postman is a person in your neighborhood A person that you meet each day Oh, a fireman is brave it's said His engine is a shiny red If there's a fire anywhere about Well, I'll be sure to put it out 'Cause a fireman is a person in your neighborhood In your neighborhood He's in your neighborhood And a postman is a person in your neighborhood Well, they're the people that you meet When you're walking down the street They're the people that you meet each day …
About the ATTC Network
Who We Are2010 ATTC Network Orientation Laurie Krom, MS Director ATTC National Office
ATTC Purpose• Raise awareness of evidence-based and promising treatment and recovery practices,• Build skills to prepare the workforce to deliver state-of- the-art addictions treatment and recovery services, and• Change practice by incorporating these new skills into everyday use for the purpose of improving addictions treatment and recovery outcomes.
Our History • 1993: 11 Regional Centers were first funded by CSAT to serve 22 states • 1998: 13 Regional Centers and a National Office • 2002 Network: 14 Regional Centers and a National Office serve all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and the Pacific Trust Territories • 2007: Refunded by CSAT through 2012 to serve all states and territories5
Relationship with U.S. Government President: Barack Obama United States Cabinet Department of Health & Human Services SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Treatment Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network6
PRESIDENT CABINET HHS SAMHSA/CSAT ATTC NETWORK7
ATTC Committees & Workgroups• Steering Committee• National Workgroups – Some Focused on Product Development – Some Focused on Coordination of National Activities• Temporary Meeting Planning Committees