Upcoming Events

EpIC will strive to update this page and all "Upcoming Events" information as it becomes available. Please know that we do not endorse one particular agency. All citizens are encouraged to research the trainings and providers before registering for any classes to ensure it meets your specific needs. Classes may change or be cancelled depending on registration numbers so please reach out to the class coordinators for specific class information.
 

JANUARY 2020


 

Saturday, January 18, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Youth Mental Health First Aid – Culpeper


This FREE training is designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people who are experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge.  Bring a bagged lunch & drinks.
Location: Culpeper County Public Schools Admin building, 450 Radio Lane, Culpeper
Contact: (540) 341-8732 or bdwyer@mhafc1.org 
Registerhttps://www.fauquier-mha.org/event/youth-mental-health-first-aid-in-fauquier-2/ 
 

Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. - Difficult Conversations: Addiction – Culpeper

Join other community members in having the difficult but necessary conversation with the aim of preventing and treating addiction in our community. Food and Drink will be provided.
Location: 19490 Hickory Drive, Culpeper
FacebookDifficult Conversations: Addiction 
  

Saturday, January 25, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - ADULT Mental Health First Aid – Warrenton

In this FREE training course, you will learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in crisis, and where to turn for help. Bring a bagged lunch & drinks.
Location:  PATH Foundation Building, 321 Walker Drive, 2nd floor, Warrenton
Contact: (540) 341-8732 or bdwyer@mhafc1.org
Registerhttps://www.fauquier-mha.org/event/adult-mental-health-first-aid-in-warrenton/ 
 

Saturday, January 25, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - REMNANTS – Madison

Join this community conversation and help create a healthier community. Local experts will discuss addiction and healing resources. Lunch provided.
Location: Rapidan Baptist Church, 150 Rapidan Church Lane, Wolftown 
 

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. - REVIVE NARCAN TRAINING – Culpeper

Learn how to recognize the signs of an overdose and how to safely respond.  Participants receive 2 free doses of nasal delivery Narcan (Naloxone) upon completion of class. Provided by the Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services.
Contact: Kristi South at ksouth@rrcsb.org or (540) 827-7122
Location: RRCSB, 15361 Bradford Road, Culpeper
Registerhttps://www.rrcsb.org/revive-training/


Thursday, January 30, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - ACEs Adverse Childhood Experiences Training – Fredericksburg


ACEs trauma can lead to chronic health concerns like substance abuse and mental health challenges, gain a better understanding of what is trauma and how it affects our biology. FREE
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Jennifer Bateman at (540) 374-3337 x100, or jbateman@rappahanockareacsb.org
Rappahannock Area CSB Facebook Events Page
REGISTER HERE 
 

Friday, January 31, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - ACEs Adverse Childhood Experiences Training – Culpeper

(Same as above only a shorter training)
Location: Germanna Community College, Locust Grove Campus, 2130 Germanna Hwy, Locust Grove - Room 114
Register: Kaitlyn Nickson at knickson@rrcsb.org or (540) 321-8795 
 

FEBRUARY 2020

 

February 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, and 28-29, 2020 -

FREE 72-hour Peer Recovery Specialist Training – Culpeper

Are you in long term recovery?  Do you want to use your lived experience to help others?  Consider becoming a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services is offering the 72-hour Virginia State training at no cost other than a $25 registration fee. You must pre-register and are required to attend ALL classes in this session.  Service hours will also need to be completed after training is complete.
Location: RRCSB, 15361 Bradford Road, Culpeper
Contact: Cory Will at corydwill@gmail.com or CLICK HERE for more information
 

Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 1:00 p.m - 2:30 pm - Free Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training - Fredericksburg

The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose. Anyone who has a friend or relative using opioids should attend a training session. Each attendee will receive a free REVIVE! kit provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The kit includes the supplies needed to administer naloxone. The opioid antidote can be purchased at pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia. 
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Sherry Norton-Williams at (540) 374-3337 x7533 or snorton@rappahannockareacsb.org
REGISTER HERE
 

Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Youth Mental Health First Aid Training - Fredericksburg

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. Full-day attendance is required for certification. Certification is valid for three (3) years.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Jennifer Bateman at )540) 374-3337 x100 or jbateman@rappahanockareacsb.org
Fee: $25
REGISTER HERE
 

MARCH 2020

 

Thursday, March 5, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Community Leadership Training – Washington, DC

Receive free training in leadership development, community organizing, and through ongoing coaching relationships. The Communities Project saves lives by investing in the community leadership of people with lived recovery experience and those working in the field who lead key addiction-focused initiatives in their communities.
Location: University Club of Washington, DC, at 1135 16th St NW, Washington, DC
For more Information visit communitiesproject.org
  

Monday, March 9, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Hidden in Plain Sight - Greene County

In case you missed the Orange County event in the Fall! 
Hidden in Plain Sight is an interactive drug educational program for parents. Many parents say they do not know what indicators may indicate drug use. A mock teenage bedroom will display some everyday items that can actually be indicators of drug use or risky behavior. They will leave understanding what may be “Hidden in Plain Sight.” Dinner at 6:00 pm and Presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Hosted by the Greene County Sheriff's Office.
Location: William Monroe High School Cafeteria, 254 Monroe Drive, Stanardsville
Registration: None required
 

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Role of Behavioral Health Providers in the Opioid Epidemic - Fredericksburg

Role of Behavioral Health Providers in the Opioid Epidemic: Assessment, Referral and Brief Interventions ~ Free CEU Training
The purpose of this training is to provide guidance to behavioral health practitioners in assessment, protocol for referral process, and utilizing brief interventions for clients using or addicted to opioids. All clinicians would benefit from this training despite lack of specialization in addictions.
The Opiate Treatment & Recovery Taskforce of Be Well Rappahannock is pleased to offer participants four (4) contact hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for their attendance at this event. Advance registration required. Space is limited. 
Location: Germanna Community College ~ Fredericksburg Campus Workforce Building, Room 134
10000 Germanna Point Drive, Fredericksburg
Contact: Carmen Greiner at (540) 907-0121 ext. 2 or cgreiner@lighthousefredericksburg.com
REGISTER HERE
 

Wednesday, March 26, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Free Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training - Fredericksburg


The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose. Anyone who has a friend or relative using opioids should attend a training session. Each attendee will receive a free REVIVE! kit provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The kit includes the supplies needed to administer naloxone. The opioid antidote can be purchased at pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Sherry Norton-Williams at (540) 374-3337 x7533 or snorton@rappahannockareacsb.org
REGISTER HERE
 

APRIL 2020

 

Wednesday, April 22, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - ACEs Adverse Childhood Experiences Training – Fredericksburg


ACEs trauma can lead to chronic health concerns like substance abuse and mental health challenges, gain a better understanding of what is trauma and how it affects our biology. FREE
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Jennifer Bateman at (540) 374-3337 x100 or jbateman@rappahanockareacsb.org
Rappahannock Area CSB Facebook Events Page
REGISTER HERE


 

Thursday and Friday, April 23 & 24, 2020, starting at 8:30 am both days - Mental Health First Aid Training - Fredericksburg

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Jennifer Bateman at (540) 374-3337 x100 or jbateman@rappahanockareacsb.org
Fee: $25
REGISTER HERE
 

April 29th from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Free Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training - Fredericksburg


 
The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose. Anyone who has a friend or relative using opioids should attend a training session. Each attendee will receive a free REVIVE! kit provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The kit includes the supplies needed to administer naloxone. The opioid antidote can be purchased at pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Sherry Norton-Williams at (540) 374-3337 x7533 or snorton@rappahannockareacsb.org
REGISTER HERE


 

MAY 2020


May 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, and 22, 2020 - FREE 72 hour Peer Recovery Specialist Training – Culpeper


Are you in long term recovery? Do you want to use your lived experience to help others? Consider becoming a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services is offering the 72-hour Virginia State training at no cost other than an $25 registration fee. You must pre-register and are required to attend ALL classes in this session. Service hours will also need to be completed after training is complete.
Location: RRCSB, 15361 Bradford Road, Culpeper
Contact: Cory Will at corydwill@gmail.com or CLICK HERE for more information
 

Thursday, May 7, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Free Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training - Fredericksburg


The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose. Anyone who has a friend or relative using opioids should attend a training session. Each attendee will receive a free REVIVE! kit provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The kit includes the supplies needed to administer naloxone. The opioid antidote can be purchased at pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Sherry Norton-Williams at (540) 374-3337 x7533 or snorton@rappahannockareacsb.org
REGISTER HERE
  

Friday, May 14, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Youth Mental Health First Aid Training - Fredericksburg


Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. Full-day attendance is required for certification. Certification is valid for three (3) years.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Jennifer Bateman at (540)374-3337 x100 or jbateman@rappahanockareacsb.org
Fee: $25
REGISTER HERE
 

JUNE 2020

 

Thursday & Friday, June 11 & 12, 2020, starting at 8:30 a.m. both days - Mental Health First Aid Training - Fredericksburg

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Jennifer Bateman at (540) 374-3337 x100 or jbateman@rappahanockareacsb.org
Fee: $25
REGISTER HERE
 

Wednesday, June 24, 2020, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Free Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training - Fredericksburg


The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose. Anyone who has a friend or relative using opioids should attend a training session. Each attendee will receive a free REVIVE! kit provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The kit includes the supplies needed to administer naloxone. The opioid antidote can be purchased at pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Sherry Norton-Williams at (540) 374-3337 x7533 or snorton@rappahannockareacsb.org

JULY 2020

 

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - ACEs Adverse Childhood Experiences Training – Fredericksburg


ACEs trauma can lead to chronic health concerns like substance abuse and mental health challenges, gain a better understanding of what is trauma and how it affects our biology. FREE
Location:
RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Jennifer Bateman at (540) 374-3337 x100 or jbateman@rappahanockareacsb.org
Rappahannock Area CSB Facebook Events Page
REGISTER HERE
 

Wednesday, July 29, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Free Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training - Fredericksburg


The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose. Anyone who has a friend or relative using opioids should attend a training session. Each attendee will receive a free REVIVE! kit provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The kit includes the supplies needed to administer naloxone. The opioid antidote can be purchased at pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Sherry Norton-Williams at (540) 374-3337 x7533 or snorton@rappahannockareacsb.org
REGISTER HERE
 

AUGUST 2020

 

August 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, and 28-29, 2020 - FREE 72-hour Peer Recovery Specialist Training – Culpeper


Are you in long term recovery? Do you want to use your lived experience to help others? Consider becoming a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services is offering the 72-hour Virginia State training at no cost other than an $25 registration fee. You must pre-register and are required to attend ALL classes in this session. Service hours will also need to be completed after training is complete.
Location: RRCSB, 15361 Bradford Road, Culpeper
Contact: Cory Will at corydwill@gmail.com or CLICK HERE for more information


Wednesday, August 26, 2020, from 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Free Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training - Fredericksburg


The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose. Anyone who has a friend or relative using opioids should attend a training session. Each attendee will receive a free REVIVE! kit provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The kit includes the supplies needed to administer naloxone. The opioid antidote can be purchased at pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Sherry Norton-Williams at (540) 374-3337 x7533 or snorton@rappahannockareacsb.org
REGISTER HERE
  

SEPTEMBER 2020

 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Free Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training - Fredericksburg


The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose. Anyone who has a friend or relative using opioids should attend a training session. Each attendee will receive a free REVIVE! kit provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The kit includes the supplies needed to administer naloxone. The opioid antidote can be purchased at pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Sherry Norton-Williams at (540) 374-3337 x7533 or snorton@rappahannockareacsb.org
REGISTER HERE


 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Youth Mental Health First Aid Training - Fredericksburg

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. Full-day attendance is required for certification. Certification is valid for three (3) years.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Jennifer Bateman at (540) 374-3337 x100 or jbateman@rappahanockareacsb.org
Fee: $25
REGISTER HERE
 

OCTOBER 2020

 

Thursday & Friday, October 8 & 9, 2020, starting at 8:30 a.m. both days - Mental Health First Aid Training - Fredericksburg

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Jennifer Bateman at (540) 374-3337 x100 or jbateman@rappahanockareacsb.org
Fee: $25
REGISTER HERE
 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - ACEs Adverse Childhood Experiences Training – Fredericksburg


ACEs trauma can lead to chronic health concerns like substance abuse and mental health challenges, gain a better understanding of what is trauma and how it affects our biology. FREE
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Jennifer Bateman at (540) 374-3337 x100 or jbateman@rappahanockareacsb.org
Rappahannock Area CSB Facebook Events Page
REGISTER HERE
 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Free Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training - Fredericksburg


The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose. Anyone who has a friend or relative using opioids should attend a training session. Each attendee will receive a free REVIVE! kit provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The kit includes the supplies needed to administer naloxone. The opioid antidote can be purchased at pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia.
Location: RACSB at River Club, 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Sherry Norton-Williams at (540) 374-3337 x7533 or snorton@rappahannockareacsb.org
REGISTER HERE



NOVEMBER 2020


November 12th from 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Free Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training - Fredericksburg


The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose. Anyone who has a friend or relative using opioids should attend a training session. Each attendee will receive a free REVIVE! kit provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The kit includes the supplies needed to administer naloxone. The opioid antidote can be purchased at pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia.
Location: RACSB at River Club 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Sherry Norton-Williams 540-374-3337 x7533, or snorton@rappahannockareacsb.org



DECEMBER 2020


December 9th from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Free Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training - Fredericksburg


The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose. Anyone who has a friend or relative using opioids should attend a training session. Each attendee will receive a free REVIVE! kit provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The kit includes the supplies needed to administer naloxone. The opioid antidote can be purchased at pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia.
Location: RACSB at River Club 10825 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg
Contact: Sherry Norton-Williams 540-374-3337 x7533, or snorton@rappahannockareacsb.org