The IMPACT WV Learning Portal is an online clearing house for training and resources to help educate families and providers on the effects of substance use on the family unit and child development. IMPACT WV is continuing to strengthen a training collaborative that includes information delivered through multiple formats for a variety of audiences and includes learning modules, certified training site, national training initiative, and skills education page, along with archived communities of practices and printable summary sheets.

Trainings for women, their partners and families, and providers will also be available focusing on overprescribing opioids in pregnancy, effective contraception plans, and psychosocial needs of women during this time for their substance use and/or recovery.

  • Online Learning

    Courses are available for both families and providers. Lessons within each course build on each other with 101, 201 and 301 options available.

    • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
    • Adverse Childhood Experiences
    • Addressing Challenging Behaviors
    • Child Development
    • Children with Special Health Care Needs

    See All Online Learning Opportunities

  • Brazelton Training Center

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    The Brazelton Touchpoints Center has certified the IMPACT WV program at the CED as a Brazelton Touchpoints Training Site to make training opportunities available to the state’s community of family-facing providers. Offering the new trainings will help support West Virginia families in recovery and their children who have experienced prenatal exposure.

    Coming Soon! Touchpoints Parenting Groups

    Learn More about Brazelton Touchpoints Training

  • Peer Recovery Coalition

    IMPACT WV is supporting a new Peer Recovery Coalition. Peer Recovery Support Specialists will have the opportunity to come together as a combined action group to share information on specific topics. Members of the Coalition will also receive resources and certification fee assistance.

    Peer Recovery Support Specialist assistance types:

    • Peer Recovery application review
    • Peer Recovery certification exam fees
    • Peer Recovery re-certification fees
    • Continuing education that meets WVCBAPP requirements

    Services will be offered based on funding available from January 2024 – June 2024. View more resources from the WV Peer Training Hub.

    Learn more and apply for PR Coalition Services
  • Project SCOPE

    Project SCOPE is a national training initiative intended to build provider capacity and confidence in applying evidence-based practices in screening, monitoring, and interdisciplinary support for children and families diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) or neonatal opiate withdrawal syndrome (NOWS), or who are suspected of being impacted by opioid use and related trauma exposure.

    Project SCOPE

    Learn More about Project Scope

  • Life Skills Education

    Let's look at establishing healthy habits to help manage stress and cope with change and look at ways to help prevent boredom and ideas for things to do to enjoy your time that you make for yourself.

    Life Skills Education Session Resource Guide