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Education and Training




At this time, there is no specific course sponsored or approved by DBH to be available to counselors who want to know more about providing women’s gender-specific treatment.




The Addiction Technology Transfer Centers sometimes have very good on-line trainings available on a variety of substance use disorder-related topics. The ATTCs can be accessed at this website: http://www.attcnetwork.org/index.asp


Reading material


There is lots of relevant printed information regarding women’s gender-specific treatment. These are publications put out by SAMHSA that are specific to women’s treatment:


Some books that are relevant to women’s treatment:



This is in no way a complete bibliography, as there are many publications that pertain directly or indirectly to behavioral health services for women.