Virtual - 51st Annual New England Summer School of Addiction and Prevention Studies

Virtual New England Summer School - June 1 - 4, 2020

In order to meet your continuing education needs during this challenging  year, we are pleased to take the 51st Summer School learning community online:

  • Select from intensive courses each from across the continuum of treatment, prevention, and recovery.
  • Virtual courses will take place live by videoconference, allowing for course group work and interaction.
  • In addition to courses: plenary sessions, virtual community, and more!
  • Options are available to attend the full program, or any number of days.
  • Earn up to 28 Contact Hours
  • Partial New England State Scholarships are available.

The New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies, commonly called Summer School, is a four-day intensive experience for participants to further their knowledge, skills, and experience in the field of substance use disorder services through in-depth coursework. In today’s workplace, where training time is greatly limited, the valuable experience of attending the intensive Summer School, developing skills and gaining knowledge, while accessing a strong professional network from across New England, can be transformative.



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28th Annual New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Treatment

Waterville Valley Conference Center, Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, August 24 - 27, 2020

This four-day event gives established addiction professionals the opportunity to combine in-depth study of an area of special interest with the opportunity to learn in a wilderness setting. The program includes advanced clinical and administrative skilled-based treatment in best practices and evidence-based practices treatment approaches, as well as a current and emerging best opioid treatment practices, advanced prevention coursework, and clinical supervision and management training.

Educating New England's Behavioral Health Workforce

Through our signature Summer School and other programs, AdCare Educational Institute of New England is pleased to have supported our region's professional development for 50 years. In addition to our Summer Schools, professional development initiatives have recently included:

  • The New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center's Leadership Development Program;
  • Collaboration with regional behavioral health and general healthcare partners on addiction medicine symposiums, forums, and other educational events;
  • Regional workforce development forum; and
  • Support for other regional educational and workforce development.
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50 Years Serving New England's Workforce

We are a New England non-profit partnership with 50 years of experience offering continuing education for those working in preventing, treating, and supporting recovery from addictive disorders.


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