SAMHSA’s Training Tool Box for Addressing the Gender-Specific Service Needs of Women

Date(s) - 07/20/2017
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

DeFriese Conference Room (Room 150) - Sheps Center


DATE: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., CB# 7590
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
(919) 856-0335


Governor’s Institute
NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Maternal and Child Health
UNC Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research


Linda Frazier, M.A., RN, MCHES, CADC, is a Senior Program Manager and Director of Addictions Initiatives at AHP. She is a nurse and master certified health education specialist who has worked in public health/behavioral health services for more than 25 years.

Shannon Beasley Taitt, M.P.A., is a Public Health Analyst with SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). She serves as Program Lead for the Women, Children and Families Technical Assistance and Training contract.

Deborah (Deb) Werner, M.A., PMP, is a Senior Program Manager with Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP). She works with SAMHSA, state and national leaders, and behavioral health and community-based agencies to infuse gender-responsive approaches into treatment and recovery services.


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Training Tool Box for Addressing the Gender-Specific Service Needs of Women is a new resource that help trainers educate others about the gender-specific needs of women with substance use disorders (SUDs).

Learn to:

  • Customize the Tool Box to meet your audiences’ needs.
  • Prepare and offer effective, interactive presentations.
  • Present core elements of gender-responsive SUD treatment/recovery services.


Attendees will learn how to access and use all of the Tool Box’s customizable resources.


Earn 6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)!
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