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OTP Webinar Series - Fall 2020

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Increasing Screening for Infectious Disease in Opioid Treatment

Opportunities for Implementation of Screening and Treatment Collaboration

Brought to you by the Central East ATTC and the MidAtlantic AETC

Series Goals:

  • to enhance and increase screening of infectious disease in Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs)
  • to increase collaboration among STI/HIV/HCV Clinics, substance use treatment providers, family planning clinics, and others

This series will feature five 90 minute webinars (12noon-1:30 PM EDT each Wednesday). Please register for each session separately.

Participation by all individuals is encouraged.

Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling 412-624-1895 or emailing [email protected].

Accreditation information is available at each session’s registration page.

Registration buttonSESSION 1: September 9, 2020

Implementation of HIV, HCV, and STI Screening for Quality of Care

This webinar will provide an overview of the need for implementation of screening and treatment collaboration in Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) and other adjacent programs.


Mark Parrino headshotMark Parrino, M.P.A.

AATOD President




Registration buttonSESSION 2: September 16, 2020

Leveraging Resources for Implementation of New Screening Processes


Ronda Kearns-Strawser headshotRonda Kearns-Strawser, MHA, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Regional Director, Acadia Healthcare



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SESSION 3: September 23, 2020

Comprehensive Models and Opportunities for Collaboration


Vickie Walters headshotVickie L. Walters, LCSW-C

Executive Director, REACH Health Services



Elizabeth Mason headshotAngela Mason


Infectious Disease Nurse Care Manager/Home Health Director, Institutes for Behavior Resources/REACH Health Services


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SESSION 4: September 30, 2020

Special Populations in OTPs – Pregnant Women and Family Planning


Elizabeth Krans headshotElizabeth E. Krans, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences



Samantha Deans headshotSamantha Deans, MD

Fellow, Family Planning, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences



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SESSION 5: October 7, 2020

Emerging Trends and Resources