The Office of Workforce Development & Training (OWDT), formerly the Office of Education and Training for Addiction Services (OETAS), has responded to the needs of beginning and experienced behavioral health practitioners by providing high quality continuing education training for over 30 years.

OWDT sponsors and provides instructor led courses, workshops, conferences, customized trainings, and technical assistance to community based organizations, behavioral health providers, and public health agencies throughout the state.  Best practices are utilized in developing our wide array of basic to advanced trainings and are customized to fit the needs of the public behavioral health workforce audience. OWDT collaborates and partners with numerous organizations to assist with continuing education efforts including the awarding of Continuing Education Units (CEUs), conference and event planning, marketing and event execution. ​​


Requesting CEUs Procedure

OWDT CEU Request Form (Posted 12/2017)​

CE​U/Certificate Replacement 

OWDT Custom Traini​ng Brochure​

CEU Training Opportunities

MD Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling In-Person Trainings

2018 BHA Conferences

Tuerk Conference 2018

Beacon Health Options Motivational Interviewing Training Series March/April 2018​

MD Behavioral Health Online Trainings​

Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling On-Line Training 

Smoking Cessation Training 

SAMHSA Training Sources