2015 Workshop Sessions

Workshops will offer a change to review the latest treatment data and healthcare policies, examine their implications for our patients and strengthen the skills needed to improve the quality of services.

Basic Track: We offer a special sequence of workshops designed to act as a refresher for seasoned professionals and to meet the needs of individuals who are new to this field. Those who attend all six sessions listed will receive a special certificate of completion.
Basic Track Workshop Sessions: A1, B1, C1, D1, E1, F1


Monday, March 30, 2015/10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
A1 Methadone 101
A2 Rhode Island OTP Health Homes: Making a Difference in Patients’ Lives
A3 Mindfulness-Based Parenting for Mothers in Drug Treatment
A4 Marijuana and Medication Assisted Treatment
A5 Health Policy Opportunities & Challenges: Update from Legal Action Center

Monday, March 30, 2015/1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hot Topic Roundtables
#1 Managing Workplace Risks: Medical Marijuana and Disability-Related Topics
#2 A Practical Approach to Implementing Cardiac Intervention in Opioid Treatment Programs
#3 Right as RAIN: Corrections & Addictions Treatment – Partners in Recovery

Monday, March 30, 2015/4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
B1 Meeting the Needs of Patients with Co-Occurring Disorders
B2 The Intersection between PDMPs, OTPs and HIT Evaluation
B3 Neurobiological Basis & Interventions: Comorbid Opioid Use Disorder & PTSD
B4 Current Issues: From the Viewpoint of the Patient
B5 Treatment for Youth Opioid Addiction: Pathways to Engagement

Monday, March 30, 2015/6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Screening of Documentary Film – The Fix: The Healing is Mutual

Tuesday, March 31, 2015/10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
C1 Building Therapeutic Partnerships: The Most Important Evidence-Based Practice
C2 Prescription Monitoring Among Patients in an OTP: Using the PMP for Good
C3 Emerging Pathways for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Persons with Opioid Dependence and Pain
C4 Challenging Punitive State Responses to Opioid Dependence & Treatment
C5 Overdose Prevention Updates

Tuesday, March 31, 2015/1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
D1 Recovery Coaching in OTPs
D2 Health Reform and Access to Opioid Treatment Medications: Early Findings
D3 Engagement and Psychosocial Treatment of Youth with Opioid Use Disorders
D4 Treat Anxiety and Reduce Benzodiazepine Use with Evidence-Based Intervention
D5 Methadone Safety Guidelines for Treating Opioid Dependence & Chronic Pain

Tuesday, March 31, 2015/3:15 p.m.- 4:45 p.m.
International Presentations

Wednesday, April 1, 2015/8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
E1 Smoking Cessation Made, or How to Save $2,250 or More per Year!
E2 Legal Cannabis Use: Emerging Treatment Challenges in Methadone Treatment
E3 Meeting the Need: Enhancing the Utilization of PAs- NPs in OTPs
E4 Best Practice Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Methadone Maintenance
E5 The Role of OTPs in Preventing, Treating and Educating on HCV and HIV

Wednesday, April 1, 2015/9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
F1 Buprenorphine Updates
F2 Preventing Premature Discharges & Alternatives to Administrative Discharges
F3 VT’s Hub and Spoke Model for Opioid Addiction
F4 Selecting, Implementing and Maximizing the Benefits of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) at Your Opioid Treatment Program
F5 SAMHSA’s Tobacco Cessation for Opioid Treatment Programs

Please click HERE for more information on continuing education credits for each section of the website.


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