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CLAS in BH: Addressing the Opioid Crisis with Urgency, Compassion, and Care

The National CLAS Standards are intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities. This webinar will discuss how health care organizations need to ensure that awareness, adoption, and implementation of the National CLAS Standards are incorporated to have a more inclusive definition of culture in order to better serve those affected by the opioid epidemic.


  • Highlights of the enhanced CLAS Standards that contribute to positive health outcomes for all Americans
  • Increased awareness of the Healthy People 2020 leading indicators and the Opioid Epidemic
  • The domestic and societal impacts of the Opioid Epidemic and the growing harm of opioid misuse
  • A Toolkit of critical steps to address this epidemic:
    • the role and responsibilities of health providers
    • models of compassionate care
    • identifying high-risk members
    • the most effective way to treat those who are at risk



Jacqueline Coleman headshotJACQUELINE COLEMAN, MEd, MSM, BA, CPC, certified professional coach with extensive experience as a senior program manager. Jacqueline has expertise in workforce development, organizational development and contract management. She is a cultivator and trainer of professionals in multiple sectors. Jacqueline provides strategic consultation on LEADERVATION (gender-tailored programs, equity and diversity initiatives, and systems change processes).


Diane Marie Jones headshotDIANE MARIE JONES, LICSW, LCSW-C, Owner of Next Level Therapeutic Interventions, LLC has served since 2008 as the administrator for needle exchange program in Washington, DC.  More recently assisted in the development of Syringe Services programming for Prince George’s County. She received a Master’s Degree of Social Work in 1988 from Fordham University, in New York City.

Starts: Aug. 14, 2019 11:00 am
Ends: Aug. 14, 2019 12:00 pm
Registration Deadline
August 14, 2019
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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