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Mid-America ATTC at the University of Missouri - Kansas City

The Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center (Mid-America ATTC), located at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Nursing and Health Studies’ Collaborative for Excellence in Behavioral Health Research and Practice, strives to bring behavioral health research to practice through workforce development projects that support people, organizations and systems through change processes. Our Center serves the HHS Region 7 states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.

Current Areas of Emphasis :

  • Behavioral Healthcare Business Practices
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Co-Occurring Substance Use, Mental Health, and Problem Gambling Conditions
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment
  • Motivational Incentives (Contingency Management) Strategies
  • Motivational Interviewing – Developmental Clinician Training
  • Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care
  • Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
  • Viral Hepatitis – Introductory Training for Federally Qualified Health Center Workforce

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ATTC Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families (ATTC CoE-PPW)

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The 2016 Leadership Institute

Fourteen proteges have completed the Immersion Training and are working with mentors on their leadership development goals in the 2016 Leadership Institute.  This program is designed to develop young leaders for future roles and responsibilities in the behavioral health field and is recommended as a vital step in succession planning.


 

Click here to access the 2016 Hepatitis Awareness Month (May) Info Sheet / Bulletin Insert


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BHMEDS, formerly known as Psychotherapeutic Medications: What Every Counselor Should Know, is now available in 3 formats:  FREE App for Android and iPhone/iPad mobile devices, printed publication available for purchase, and electronic publication available for FREE download

The BHMEDS App and publication provide information on medications used in treatment for mental health and substance use disorders including: generic and brand names, purpose, usual dose and frequency, possible side effects, potential for abuse and dependence, emergency conditions, cautions, and special considerations for pregnant women.

 


SBIRT Provider Card

The SBIRT Provider Card was developed for SBIRT trainings provided in the Mid-America ATTC region as a tool to enhance and support SBIRT implementation.


ROSC VIDEO

The movement toward a Recovery-Oriented System of Care (ROSC) has been propelled forward by a number of sources: SAMHSA has ROSC at the core of one of its Eight Strategic Initiatives, research is finding improved outcomes when the acute care model using episodic treatment is replaced with a long-term model that treats addiction as a chronic disorder, and recovery advocates are calling for a continuum of care that stretches both before and after treatment.  This 4.5-minute video can be viewed and downloaded for free.

This product was a collaborative effort by Mid-America ATTC, NW ATTC, Pacific SW ATTC and the ATTC Network Coordinating Office.

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Motivational Incentives: Positive Reinforcers to Enhance Successful Treatment Outcomes (MI:PRESTO) is an interactive on-line course that focuses on the process of adopting Motivational Incentives in a clinical setting. By design, this course builds upon the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network's Technology Transfer Conceptual Model. Highlighted within this model is a multidimensional process that promotes the use of an innovation, in this case Motivational Incentives.

This self-guided, on-line learning tool assists Clinical Supervisors and other behavioral healthcare practitioners to learn and experience how to utilize the 7 Principles of Motivational Incentives introduced in PAMI, to facilitate the adoption of Motivational Incentives as an effective evidence-based practice aimed at reducing drug abuse and promoting positive outcomes for patients.

Link to FREE ONLINE COURSE


Through the Diamond Threshold: Promoting Cultural Competency in Understanding American Indian Substance Misuse

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