Substance Use Disorder Services in the Days of a Pandemic: You Need A Bigger Boat! (PART 2)
Sheila Weix, MSN, RN, CARN
This presentation by Sheila Weix, MSN, RN, CARN was recorded on April 1, 2020 and is a follow-up to her PART 1 presentation that was released on March 20, 2020. This presentation provides viewers with updated information on the ever-changing challenges facing healthcare providers under the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as best practices for reducing exposure risks, maximizing limited resources, and safely managing treatment during this difficult time.
A Different Kind of Griefsm: Understanding the Client Grief Process of an Overdose or Other Substance Use-Related Death
Gloria Englund, MA | Founder of Recovering U
A Different Kind of Grief: Understanding the Client Grief Process of an Overdose or Other Substance Use-Related Death is a recorded webinar presented by Gloria Englund, Founder of Recovering U. Using case examples and her own lived experience, Englund's presentation addresses the unique and complex grieving process of those effected by substance-use related death.
Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Days of a Pandemic: You Need a Bigger Boat! (PART 1)
Sheila Weix, MSN, RN CARN
Providing SUD services in a pandemic requires a mix of disaster preparedness, safety precautions, telehealth, and ethics. Presenter Sheila Weix has been involved with emergencies related to the HIV epidemic, 9/11, and the 2008 economic collapse. She is applying this experience in an outpatient treatment service that includes
medication-assisted treatment in rural Wisconsin during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented on March 20, 2020
Suicide Prevention and Substance Use in Justice-Involved Clients
Jennifer E. Johnson, Ph.D., Michigan State University
Suicide remains a leading cause of death in our country, affecting all segments of the population. People just released from prison are at higher-risk of suicide, particularly if they also struggle with substance use. This webinar will present lessons learned from a research study that evaluates the effectiveness of the Safety Planning Intervention, a strategy for reducing suicide events among people transitioning from jail to the community. Principal Investigator Dr. Jennifer E. Johnson of Michigan State University will describe the nature of the problem and ways to reduce suicide events, given frequent substance use in this high-risk population. Recorded on March 3, 2020.
Engaging African Americans in Substance Use Disorder Treatment
March Sanders, LCSW, CADC
African Americans have lower rates of retention in substance use disorder treatment. In this one-hour webinar, Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, provides an overview of the factors that prevent African Americans from continuing in treatment, along with strategies that organizations can apply to improve engagement. Recorded on February 5, 2020.
The Integration of Opioid Use, Overdose, and Suicide. Second in a Series.
Drs. Mark Ilgen and Amy S.B. Bohnert describe the factors that intersect in opioid use, overdose, and suicide.
This presentation will describe research on the causes of overdose and suicide related to opioids and pain, as well as interventions and policies that can be used to address both problems, which are high priorities to VA efforts to improve patient health. The first webinar, The Integration of Opioid and Suicide Identification, Prevention, and Care: A National Perspective, was presented by Dr. Jane Pearson and Dr. Richard McKeon on November 4, 2019.
The Integration of Opioid and Suicide Identification, Prevention, and Care: A National Perspective. First in a Series.
Dr. Jane Pearson, Chair, NIMH Suicide Research Consortium
Dr. Richard McKeon, Chief, Suicide Prevention Branch, Center for Mental Health Services
Stimulant Use Disorder Webinar Series Part 3
Implementing Evidence-based Practices to Address Stimulant Use Disorders
Todd Molfenter, Ph.D.
Bryan Hartzler, Ph.D.
Denna Vindersloot, M.Ed
Stimulant Use Disorder Webinar Series Part 2
Provider perspectives on effective strategies for treating people with stimulant use disorders
Michelle Peavy, Ph.D.
Dominick DePhillipis, Ph.D.
Regina Fox, CSAC July 18, 2019
Stimulant Use Disorder Webinar Series Part 1
Strategies to Address Cocaine and Methamphetamine
Dr. Rick Rawson, PhD
June 11, 2019
Prevention Services for People Who Inject Drugs: Wisconsin Rural Opioid Initiative
Dr. Ryan Westergaard, PhD
University of Wisconsin School of Family Medicine and Public Health
May 14, 2019
Cultural Factors with Substance Use in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
Sean A. Bear I, Co-Director, National American Indian and Alaska Native ATTC
Opioid Prescribers Series Part 3:
Warning Signs of Opioid Addiction and Treatment Options in Primary Care Settings
Matthew Felgus, MD, FASAM
August 16, 2018
Please join us for the third webinar in the "Opioid Prescribers' Series."We as prescribers are compassionate and do what we do to alleviate suffering, but how do we know when our opioid prescriptions are doing more harm than good?" This webinar will explore:
- Warning signs that your patient is misusing their prescription
- Red flags to be aware of prior to prescribing
- Some conversations (that take 3 minutes or less) that can help prevent misuse and abuse of medication
Additional Resources from Dr. Felgus can be found here
Cultural Competence and the National Standards for CLAS Series Part 3:
How to Sustain Cultural Competence at the Individual and Organizational Levels
Harold Gates, MSSW, CISW, HS-BCP
August 8, 2018
Great Lakes ATTC Webinar Series: Cultural Competence and the National Standards for CLAS.
In this webinar, learn best practices for sustaining professional and organizational commitments to cultural competence and effective application of CLAS.
How to Sustain Cultural Competence at the Individual and Organizational Levels Webinar Transcript
Workforce Recruitment and Retention Part 3:
Strategies for Rural Areas and Recruiting and Retaining Peer Support Workers
Christine Chasek, PhD & Michael Flaherty, PhD & Michael Hoge, PhD
July 25, 2018
This is the third webinar in a three-part series on workforce recruitment and retention in behavioral health, with a specific focus on the field of addictions. In this webinar, Dr. Christine Chasek, Director of the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska, shares strategies for recruiting and retaining skilled behavioral health professionals to rural areas. Dr. Michael Flaherty offers insight on recruiting and retaining peer support workers.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Substance Use Disorders Initiative: a Health Systems Approach to Treating Addiction as a Chronic Disease
Sarah Wakeman, MD & Martha Kane, PhD
July 23, 2018
This webinar provides an overview of the Substance Use Disorders Initiative, a program developed at Massachusetts General Hospital to improve the quality, clinical outcomes, and value of addiction treatment by implementing a chronic disease model of care across the system. The Initiative includes inpatient and outpatient clinical services, SUD specific treatment services in the ED, integration of addiction services into primary care, education/training efforts across the hospital, and collaboration with community-based treatment organizations. Dr. Wakeman and Dr. Kane will share outcomes to date as well as challenges, lessons learned, and guidance for replication of the model. The Great Lakes ATTC presents this webinar in collaboration with the New England ATTC, the Northwest ATTC, the Pacific Southwest ATTC, and the Western States Node of the Clinical Trials Network.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Substance Use Disorders Initiative: A Health Systems Approach to Treating Addiction as a Chronic Disease Webinar Transcript
Opioid Prescribers Series Part 2: Alternatives to Using Opioids for Pain Management
Michael M. McNett, MD
July 19, 2018
Given that opioids have been shown to be neither highly effective nor safe for treating pain, this presentation will discuss opioids’ shortcomings as well as non-opioid treatments, separated into treatments for acute and for chronic pain. Topics covered include medications, interventional procedures, physical therapy, behavioral health, and integrative medicine approaches.
Alternatives to Using Opioids for Pain Management Webinar Transcript
Syndemics Part 2:
What Infectious Disease Providers Need to Know About Addiction Treatment
Ryan Westergaard, MD, PhD, MPH
July 19, 2018
In Syndemics Part 1, Dr. Westergaard reviewed data describing the overlapping epidemics of opioid use disorder, HIV and hepatitis C virus infection in the Great Lakes Region. In Syndemics Part 2, Dr. Westergaard discusses clinical issues related to the management of patients with infectious diseases and addiction, including important drug interactions, adherence support, and care coordination strategies. Learn:
- How addiction and infectious disease interact
- Recommendations for treating and managing infectious disease affecting people with substance use disorders
- The role that substance use disorder treatment and recovery organizations can play in screening for infectious disease.
Implementation Science Series Part 2:
Improving Implementation of Evidence-based Innovations for Substance Use
Bryan Garner, PhD
July 17, 2018
Please join us in the second webinar in the series on Implementation Science, "Improving Implementation of Evidence-based Innovations for Substane Use" learn:
- Overview of key implementation-related frameworks and models.
- Research on implementing the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA).
- Research on implementing a motivational intervew-based brief intervention for substance use within HIV service settings.
Cultural Competence and the National Standards for CLAS Series Part 2:
How to Implement Cultural Competence and the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS)
Harold Gates, MSSW, CISW, HS-BCP
July 11, 2018
Great Lakes ATTC Webinar Series on Cultural Competence and the National Standards for CLAS
Building on information presented in the first webinar in the series, presenter Harold Gates shares case studies of providers and organizations that have successfully developed cultural competence skills and implemented CLAS. This webinar will also introduce SAMHSA’s TIP 59, Improving Cultural Competence, as a tool for improving cultural competence.
Workforce Recruitment and Retention Part 2: Review of Strategies
Michael Hoge, PhD & Manuel Paris, PsyD
June 28, 2018
This is the second webinar in a three-part series on workforce recruitment and retention in behavioral health, with a specific focus on the field of addictions. The first webinar provided an overview of core concepts, the data on recruitment and retention, and showcased innovations by the State of Massachusetts. This second webinar will provide a broad review of recruitment and retention strategies, followed by a specific focus on recruiting and retaining people of color into the workforce. The webinar series is relevant for supervisors, agency leaders, state-level administrators and policy-makers. Presenters: Dr. Michael Hoge, Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, and Dr. Manuel Paris, Jr., PsyD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Deputy Director, Hispanic Services, Connecticut Mental Health Center.
Opioid Prescribers Series Part 1:
Adopting Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing in Primary Care
Randy Brown, MD, PhD, DFASM
June 21, 2018
This webinar will describe how to improve patient safety by instituting a set of universal precautions for opioid prescribing in primary care based on leading clinical guidelines. Key points to be addressed are:
- How the proposed guideline principles were determined
- Key guideline principles for opioid prescribing
- Methods for guideline implementation
- A randomized matched-pairs study of feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of systems consultation: a novel implementation strategy for adopting clinical guidelines for opioid prescribing in primary care
- Systems consultation: protocol for a novel implementation strategy designed to promote evidence-based practice in primary care
Implementation Science Series Part 1:
Implementation Science: What It Is and How It Applies to Your Work
Todd Molfenter, PhD
June 19, 2018
- Implementation Science: What it is and why it is beginning to receive so much attention in behavioral health
- Implementation Science models that guide the field and their relevance to implementing evidence-based practices and organizational change.
- The key points of Diffusion of Innovations, by Everett Rogers, an essential reference book for implementation science and organizational change professionals.
Cultural Competence and the National Standards for CLAS Series Part 1:
Introduction to Cultural Competence and National Standards for CLAS
Harold Gates, MSSW, CISW, HS-BCP
June 13, 2018
In this webinar, presenter Harold Gates of the Midwest Center for Cultural Competence will focus on defining the term cultural competence (CC). He will also introduce the CC continuum of care and the CLAS standards. To get a clear picture of where they reside on the cultural competence spectrum, attendees may complete a self-assessment checklist to complete before the first webinar.
Introduction to Cultural Competence and National Standards for CLAS Webinar Transcript
Syndemics Part 1:
What Addiction Treatment Providers Need to Know about HIV and Viral Hepatitis
Ryan Westergaard, MD, PhD, MPH
June 5, 2018
Please join us for part 1 of a 2 part webinar series on HIV and Viral Hepatitis and how it relates to addiction treatment. In this series Dr. Ryan Westergaard Assistant Professor In the School of Medicine and Public Health at UW-Madison, will discuss what the Addiction Treatment provider needs to know about HIV and Viral Hepatitis and what the Infectious Disease provider needs to know about addiction.
What Addiction Treatment Providers Need to Know About HIV and Viral Hepatitis Webinar Transcript
Workforce Recruitment and Retention Part 1: An Overview
Michael Hoge, PhD & Jen Parks, MS
May 24, 2018
This is the first webinar in a three part series on workforce recruitment and retention in behavioral health , with a specific focus on the field of addictions. These seemingly simple terms are quite complex, so this initial webinar will provide an overview of recruitment and retention core concepts, characteristics, workforce subgroups, and workforce development strategies. The webinar series is relevant for supervisors, agency leaders, state-level administrators and policy-makers. Future sessions will take a deeper dive into strategies to address these problems and will showcase some innovations. Presenter: Michael Hoge, Ph.D. is a Professor Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine and Director of Yale Behavioral Health. As a founding member of The Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce, he was instrumental in launching a national, inter-professional effort to to improve workforce recruitment and retention.
Workforce Recruitment and Retention Part 1: An Overview Transcript
Treatment and Prevention of Opioid Use Disorder: Overview
Dennis McCarty, PhD
April 3, 2018
In this webinar, Dr. Dennis McCarty of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health at Oregon Health & Science University will present an overview on the treatment and prevention of opioid use disorder (OUD) in the U.S. This webinar covers:
- Historical federal initiatives that provided treatment for OUD.
- Opioid agonists: most effective therapies for OUD
- The limited access to pharmacotherapy
- The chronic nature of OUD and rates of return to use 5
- Approaches to preventing OUD and the role of overdose education and naloxone distribution
This FREE training event is brought to you by the Great Lakes ATTC, Pacific Southwest ATTC, Northwest ATTC & the Western States Node of the NIDA Clinical Trials Network.