2013 Call for Presentations


We are requesting applications that will:

  • Address the issues and challenges of medication assisted treatment in the context of health care reform
  • Identify innovative strategies to expand and enhance the skills and role of the behavioral healthcare workforce providing treatment
  • Contribute to the adoption of evidence-based practices within opioid treatment
  • Build effective partnerships among and between organizations

Suggested Topics for Workshops, Hot Topics, and Posters:

  • Incorporating Continuous Recovery Monitoring in OTPs
  • Defining the Role of Behavioral Health Providers within Medical Home Models
  • Addressing Co-Occurring Physical and Psychiatric Disorders in OTPs
  • Treatment Planning for Patients Experiencing TBI or other Cognitive Disabilities
  • Effective Strategies for Educating Community Partners About MAT
  • Understanding the Physiological and Psychological Changes of Aging and Its Impact on MAT
  • Managing Risk and/or Treating the Patient
  • Proven Methods of using Buprenorphine in the OTP
  • Naltrexone/Vivitrol Use in the OTP – What do we know?
  • Utilizing Relapse Prevention Techniques
  • Essential Elements for Patient Handbooks
  • The Use of Telemedicine in OTPs
  • Effective Methods of Treating not Discharging Challenging Patients
  • Overdose Prevention in the OTP
  • Implementing Effective Diversion Control Programs in the OTP
  • Guest Medication: Benefits and Challenges
  • Identifying Working Recovery Models in the OTPs
  • Managing Risk and Coordinating Care through PMPs
  • Identifying and Managing Sleep Disorders in OTP Patients
  • Managing Pain and Treating the Patient
  • Benefits and Challenges of Electronic Health Records
  • Effective Management of OTP Personnel
  • Strategic Planning for the OTP
  • Educating Patients and Families about Treatment
  • How to Successfully Overcome Zoning Challenges
  • Understanding the Basic Neuroscience of Addiction Medicine
  • Staff Attitudes and Patients: What do we know?
  • Delivering Medication Assisted Treatment within Health Care Reform
  • Health Information Exchanges – How Will It Impact the Delivery of MAT
  • Confidentiality and Health Information Technology
  • Using Health Care Reform to Enhance Health Outcomes
  • The Role of Peer Based Recovery Support in MAT
  • Countering Stigma with a Declaration of Recovery
  • The Behavioral Health Professional in Medication Assisted Treatment


Workshop presentations are 90 minutes in length. Workshop presentations may not include more than three speakers. In some instances, the Workshop Committee may suggest combining presentations similar in content into one workshop. Poster Author Session on Tuesday, November 2th is MANDATORY and all authors must be present at the Poster Board in the Exhibit Hall to discuss the poster and answer questions.

For questions or additional information regarding the Call for Presentations, please contact Susan Storti, PhD, Workshop Committee Chair, through Talley Management Group via e-mail to aatod@talley.com or call 856-423-3091.

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