ATTC Trainings and Events

NIDA/SAMHSA Blending Initiative Products

May 2016 through June 2016 events

05/05/2016 » Buprenorphine Treatment
This is a NIDA/SAMHSA Blending Product: Buprenorphine Treatment which provides a broad overview of buprenorphine as a treatment option for opioid addiction.
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05/10/2016 » Treatment Planning MATRS
Level – Intermediate The Blending product this training is based on is designed to address how to transform required paperwork into clinically useful information. Addiction counselor administer assessment instruments (e.g., the ASI, the GAIN), yet often fail to use their findings. To assist clinicians, supervisors, and managers with utilizing the results from assessment instruments more readily, the MATRS Blending Product addresses the key tenets of treatment objectives and interventions – Measurable, Attainable, Time-Limited, Realistic, and Specific – referred to as Treatment Planning M.A.T.R.S.
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05/13/2016 » Medication Assisted Treatment
This training will present facts regarding:the history of opioid treatment in the United States, changes in the laws regarding treatment of opioid addiction and the implications for the treatment system, how medication will benefit the delivery of opioid treatment and the types of medications used to treat opioid use disorder.
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05/17/2016 » BI: Buprenorphine Suite of Products
About the Training: This training will combine the four topics covered in the NIDA/SAMHSA Buprenorphine Suite of Blending Products: Buprenorhine Treatment: Training for Multidisciplinary Addiction Professionals; Short-term Opioid Withdrawal Using Burprenorphine; Buprenorphine Treatment for Young Adults; and The Prescription Opioid Addiction Treatment Study (POATS). The areas covered will also include, Medication Assisted Treatment approaches and effectiveness including Methadone, Suboxone and Naltrexone, followed by two research studies, one related to effectiveness on Suboxone and young adults and the POATS study. A study on the use of Suboxone for withdrawal management will also be presented.
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06/08/2016 » BI: Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency (MIA: STEP)
The MIA:STEP training introduces empirically supported mentoring products to enhance the MI skills of treatment providers, as well as tools to fortify a supervisor’s ability to provide structured, focused, and effective clinical supervision. MIA:STEP introduces an effective strategy for observation-based clinical supervision, the use of which has the potential to improve counselor skills beyond MI.
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06/14/2016 » Buprenorphine Treatment
This is a NIDA/SAMHSA Blending Product: Buprenorphine Treatment which provides a broad overview of buprenorphine as a treatment option for opioid addiction.
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06/17/2016 » Treatment Planning MATRS (Seattle, WA) - Private Event
This is a Private Event. 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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