Classes & Events

We offer many events and training opportunities, on a wide range of topics, both online and throughout the State of Maine. We are constantly adding new programs, so please check back often. You can also join our mailing list to receive event reminders and updates about new offerings. CCSME is not currently offering in-person events. Please check our webinar and virtual events for virtual offerings instead.

In-person events range from one-day trainings to five-day intensives, to major conferences. Different events take place each month, and locations, instructors, and topics vary. We are not currently offering in-person events. Please check under Webinars and Virtual Events for our virtual offerings.

On-demand online courses cover a wide range of topics and formats. On-demand online courses are self-paced, static courses that you can register for and complete at any time. CCSME members can access these courses for free using their coupon code at checkout.

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  • Assessing Risks and Mitigation When Prescribing Opioids
  • Change Attitudes, Change Actions, and Champion Recovery
  • Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT)
  • Co-Occurring Disorders: What you need to know & Prescribing tips
  • Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance-Related Conditions and Disorders
  • Elevating Evidence-Based Responses to the Opioid Epidemic
  • Ethics in a Digital World
  • Gabapentinoids in Chronic Pain: Nuts, Bolts and Pearls
  • Introduction to CBT for Psychosis (CBTp)
  • Making Pain Management Less Painful
  • Motivational Interviewing: What It Is and What It Is Not
  • Opioids and the Brain: What Can Go Wrong!
  • Opioids: A Problem of Epidemic Proportions
  • Pharmacists: Vital Members of the Healthcare Team
  • Polypharmacy, Opioids and Benzodiazepines
  • Primary Prevention and Building Resilience
  • Rapid Access: The Addiction Resource Center 10-Year View
  • Recovery Perspectives
  • Resources and Tips for Person-Centered Planning and Practice (Mini-Course)
  • Skill Development for Work in Residential Settings
  • Toolkit for Residential Skill Development
  • Stimulant Use and Medication for Opioid Use Disorder
  • Stimulant Use Disorders: Epidemiology, Clinical Challenges, and Treatments
  • Strategies to decrease opioid prescribing and OUD in pregnant women
  • The Emergency Department’s Role in Stemming the Tide of Opioid Misuse
  • Transgender and Gender Expansive Adults: Foundations for Behavioral Health and Medical Tx
  • Transgender and Gender Expansive Adults: Health Disparities and Supportive Care
  • Transgender and Gender Expansive Adults: Supportive Medical Treatment
  • Treatment of Minors in Maine: Consent, Confidentiality and Control
  • Understanding Chronic Pain
  • What Does Treatment and Recovery from SUDs Look Like Today?



Live Online Courses range from 1-hour webinars to multi-session courses completed over several days via virtual meeting platform such as Zoom or GoToWebinar. Live online courses take place at a specific time and date. Be sure to check back often to see what’s on the schedule.

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[ult_accordion] [ult_accrow title=”How to register for an In-Person event”]Browse the In-Person Event listing by clicking the link above or using the main menu. Click on the event you are interested. To register for the event online, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click checkout. Then enter your contact and billing information and place your order.

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For new customers (if you have not taken a CCSME online course):
Browse the course list under “On-demand Online Courses”. Add a course to your cart and click “checkout” to register for the course. You will create a profile with a unique username and password during the checkout process. You can access your course at the end of checkout or by logging into your profile on our site at any time.

Existing customers:
Log into your account via the main menu, then you can add new courses by adding them to your cart and checking out, or you can go to “your profile” to access your previous courses, completed certificates.

If you have a coupon code, you will be able to enter the code at checkout to receive your member discount.


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Browse the live online course offerings by clicking the link above or using the main menu. Click on the course you are interested in to go to that page. For courses with a fee, click “Register Now” then “Checkout”. Enter your contact and billing information, then click place order. You will receive an email confirming your order and the webinar or virtual event information. For free webinars, click on the link to register, then enter your information. You will receive confirmation via email.[/ult_accrow]

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All CCSME members receive a coupon code to access CCSME on-demand online courses (listed under “On-demand Online Courses“) for free. At the end of the checkout process, enter your member coupon code to receive the discount (look for the yellow box). Coupon codes are provided during initial membership registration and renewed annually. Employees of member organizations should contact their organization’s liaison to CCSME to obtain their coupon code.

Note: We no longer have member organization logins for this site. Employees at member organizations should follow the instructions above to create their own account and register for a course using their organization’s discount code.