Trainings & Webinars for CTN Members:
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Webinars for CTN Members

CTN Webinar Catalog

The NIDA Clinical Coordinating Center provides online trainings throughout the year for CTN members. View the CCC's 2016 catalog for this year's schedule of webinars, and find links to videos, slides, and handouts from past webinars below. (For webinars before 2011, see the Webinar Archives.)

To register for an upcoming webinar, email You can also get updates on past and future webinars by following the CTN Dissemination Library on Facebook.




Deep Cohort Studies: From Google Baseline to the Precision Medicine Initiative to VA's Million Veterans. April 14, 2017


Preparation for Drug Management and Accountability in a CTN Clinical Trial. October 19, 2016.

Demonstrating Practical Use of Data Share and Secondary Analyses. September 14, 2016.

Pharmacotherapy Trials for Adolescent Substance Use Disorders: From Concept to Execution. August 10, 2016.

In the Weeds: Assessing Neurocognitive Brain Imaging and Substance Abuse Measures in Emerging Adults. July 13, 2016.

CTN-0044 WEB-TX: A Review of Primary and Secondary Outcomes. May 25, 2016.

CTN Investigator Toolbox. April 20, 2016.

The Challenge of Evidence-Based Group Therapy for Substance Use Disorders. March 23, 2016.

Privacy and Confidentiality Protections for Research Participants with Substance Use Disorders: 42 CFR Part 2 Revisions. March 9, 2016.


Electronic Medical/Health Records - Common Data Elements for Substance Use Disorders. November 11, 2015.

Concepts of CBT and Strengths-Based Approaches to Addiction and Mental Health Research and Treatment and a Mindfulness Approach to Substance Abuse Disorders. October 14, 2015.

Motivational Interviewing in Clinical Trials. September 16, 2015.

Emotional Brain Training and Substance Use Disorders. June 10, 2015.

Family Involvement in Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Treatment and Research. May 27, 2015.

Preparing for Close-Out of Studies and Sites. Apr. 29, 2015.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher and GCP/GCDMP Trends in the CTN. Mar. 18, 2015.

Publications Planning and Preparation. Jan. 28, 2015.


Impact of Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria on Study Enrollment. Dec. 17, 2014.

Human Research Protections - Prisoners. Oct. 1, 2014.

Certificates of Confidentiality. Sep. 10, 2014.



Secondary Analyses for Clinical Trials in Development. Dec. 6, 2013.

Getting Multi-Site Trials Up and Running On Time. Nov. 20, 2013.

Adaptive Research Design for Substance Abuse Clinical Trials. Oct. 23, 2013.

Quality Assurance and Risk Based/Strategic Monitoring. Sept. 19, 2013.

Social Media - Using Social Media as a Clinical Trials Research Tool. Aug. 21, 2013.

Developing Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT). July 17, 2013.

Site Management and Performance. May 29, 2013.

IRB and Regulatory Documentation. Apr. 24, 2013.

Site Closeout - An Overview. Mar. 20, 2013.


Helping Patients with Substance Use Disorders and Pain. Dec. 19, 2012.

Practical Statistical Reasoning in Clinical Trials for Non-Statisticians. Nov. 14, 2012.

Managing Safety & Crisis Situations. Oct. 24, 2012.

Build Your Team for Research Success. Sept. 19, 2012.

Personality Disorders and Addiction
. Aug. 15, 2012.

Co-Occurring Disorders: Integrated Treatment of Addiction and Mood & Anxiety Disorders. July 18, 2012.

Biomeasures and Specimen Handling. June 13, 2012.

Managing Emotions in Recovery. May 9, 2012.

Getting Started with Social Media. Feb. 29, 2012.

Site Selection Strategies. Feb. 8, 2012.

Social Media Overview & Strategy. Jan. 25, 2012.


A New Look at the Manual of Procedures (MOP) Development. Dec. 7, 2011.

Informed Consent in CTN Protocols. Oct. 12, 2011.

Integrated Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders. Sept. 14, 2011.

Certificate of Confidentiality. Aug. 10, 2011.

Relapse Prevention. July 20, 2011.

Strategies to Improve Treatment Adherence in CTN Research Protocols. June 1, 2011.

Standardized Patient Walkthroughs: Findings and Trends. May 18, 2011.

OHRP Prisoner Certification and Engagement in Research. Mar. 23, 2011.

Capturing Demographics in CTN Protocols, Mar. 2, 2011.

For webinars before 2011, see Webinar Archives.


CTN Dissemination Workshops

These workshops, organized by members of the CTN Research Utilization Committee (RUC) highlight different methods CTPs have used to dissemination evidence-based treatment into their practice settings.

Free CEU Opportunities for Providers

Accelerating Knowledge Exchange in Substance Abuse Treatment (NIDA Blending Conference workshop, April 19, 2012)
February 7, 2013. 5.5 NAADAC credits available.
This one-day Blending Initiative meeting reviewed important and timely topics in the treatment of substance use disorders.
Addressing Sexual Issues in Addictions Treatment Workshop.
January 1, 2012. 3 NAADAC and 3 NBCC credits available.
This 2.5 hour workshop focuses on outcomes and clinical utility of CTN protocols CTN-0018 and -0019, designed to test gender-specific interventions to reduce HIV sexual risk behavior among clients in drug treatment programs.
Methods for Disseminating Evidence-Based Treatments from the Frontlines of Community Treatment Programs (2nd edition).
March 24, 2009. 3 NAADAC credits available.
This 2-hour workshop highlighted different methods community treatment providers have used to disseminate evidence-based treatment into their practice. Includes a presentation about using the CTN Dissemination Library.



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