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Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addictions Services - New England Region 1: Medication Assisted Treatment and Recovery for Substance Use Disorders - Part 1 and 2

9:00am - November 12, 2020 | Timezone: US/Eastern
New England ATTC
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The New England ATTC is providing this training for the state of Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services employees. This course presents a protocol for providing clinical intervention that incorporates stages of recovery and the stages of change (trans-theoretical theory). A generic outline of treatment objectives is followed by discussions of how this model will benefit working with persons with co-occurring medical disorders (chronic pain), co-occurring psychiatric disorders, women who are pregnant, adolescents and young adults, and those with multiple substance use. Participants should have a working knowledge of Opioid Use Disorder and the three FDA-approved medications to assist persons in their recovery efforts. Participants should come prepared to share some of the challenges they've experienced while working with this populations. [This is a closed event]