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Integrating MAT and MOUD into Counseling and Recovery Support


This webinar will explore the integration of medications for addiction treatment (MAT) and medications for opioid use disorders (MOUD) into existing levels of care for people with addictions. This webinar will provide an understanding of FDA approved MAT medications. We will discuss how these medications support recovery and retention in treatment.


At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe three FDA approved medications for addiction treatment.
  2. Accurately identify and explain neuroscience factors related to OUD and how MAT medications are effective to support clients and improve treatment outcomes.
  3. Describe how to integrate psychosocial intervention treatment strategies for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) with MAT by underlying how and why MAT is effective works and why its underutilized.



Professionals in the Behavior Health field


Nicholas Szubiak, MSW, LCSW

Nick brings more than 20 years of experience in direct service, administration, and clinical experience to the healthcare field. He is the Principal of NSI Consulting, an organization that provides support to integrated healthcare environments. Nick is the former Assistant Vice-President of Addiction and Recovery at the National Council for Behavioral Health. He has provided technical assistance, consultation and training toward bi-directional integration of behavioral health and primary care, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), SBIRT, measurement-based care, and population health management. His experience includes MAT implementation, FQHC integration models and partnerships, trauma-informed care, recovery-oriented systems of care, health homes, and developing high-functioning teams to provide integrated care to the communities they serve. His expertise also involves systems change management, leadership development, and supervisory skills. Nick is known for his heartfelt presentations and has sat on various expert panels, partnering with many organizations as a subject matter expert. Nick is an adjunct professor at the University of Hawaii, Myron B. Thomas School of Social Work. He earned his master’s degree in Social Work from Rutgers University.         


For immediate questions, contact [email protected]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Starts: Apr. 18, 2024 10:00 am
Ends: Apr. 18, 2024 11:30 am
Registration Deadline
April 16, 2024
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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