ATTC Trainings and Events

NIDA/SAMHSA Blending Initiative Products

July 2016 through August 2016 events

07/22/2016 » Medication Assisted Treatment (Tukwila, WA) - Private Event
This is a private event and is only open to King County providers/workforce. Harmful opioid (e.g., heroin, oxycodone and hydrocodone) use and opioid use disorders remains a critical national public health concern. There are several FDA-approved medications to assist in the treatment of opioid use disorders and each of these medications offers individuals a somewhat different approach to the treatment of their opioid use disorder. This training will focus on enhancing treatment providers and community members understanding of the role of methadone, buprenorphine and oral and extended-release naltrexone in treating opioid use disorders. The training will provide an overview of the research related to the use of these medications for both adults and young adults, as well as the practical issues related to providing coordinated care for individuals utilizing these medications as a treatment intervention.
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07/26/2016 » Treatment Planning MATRS (Yakima, WA)
Treatment Planning MATRS is designed for both the experienced counselor as well as the beginning counselor. The focus of the training is to assist the counselor who works in Substance Use Disorder Treatment to utilize information from the ASAM criteria as well as the assessment information to formulate a reliable treatment plan for the client. Participants will be provided a scenario from which they will work to create a professional treatment plan based on the principles of MATRS (Measurable, Attainable, Time-limited, Realistic and Specific). Participants will focus on improving skills in individualized treatment planning.
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