2016 Conference Workshop Sessions

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

Foundations of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Sessions: 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. These sessions are designated as Foundations of MAT.

Monday, October 31, 2016/10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
A1 Methadone 101
A2 Addressing the Reproductive Health Needs of Women in SUD Treatment
A3 Confronting Opioid Overdose in the OTP: Putting Policies into Practice and Naloxone to Use
A4 Strengthening the Partnership between OTPs and the Child Welfare System
A5 Integrated Care and the Health Home: Lessons Learned from a Maryland OTP

Monday, October 31, 2016/1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hot Topic Roundtables
#1 Key Issues on Perinatal Opioid Dependence and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
#2 On-Site Psychiatric Services in an OTP Setting: Why and How?
#3 Update on Vermont’s Hub Spoke Model

Monday, October 31, 2016/4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
B1 Ending Stigma’s Harm: Patients and Providers United for Health and Recovery
B2 Integrating Mindfulness Based Parenting into an Opioid Treatment Program
B3 What to Do When Courts, Insurers and Others Block Effective Treatment
B4 Integrating HCV Care into a Opioid Treatment Program
B5 How to Prevent Employment Discrimination and Harassment Claims

Monday, October 31, 2016/6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The New Day Campaign: Where Stigma Ends, Healing Begins

Tuesday, November 1, 2016/10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
C1 Building Therapeutic Partnerships: The Most Important Evidence- Based Practice
C2 Treating Pregnant/Parenting Opioid- Dependent Women and Their Children
C3 Maricopa County Correctional Health Methadone Program
C4 Pharmacotherapy Update: Cardiac Safety Considerations Beyond Methadone and the Role of Psychiatry in Implementation of a Cardiac Safety Program
C5 Challenges to Opioid Treatment Providers after Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday, November 1, 2016/1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
D1 Meeting the Needs of Patients with Co-Occurring Disorders: Skills for Counselors
D2 Mobile Health Apps to Address Opioid Use Disorders
D3 The Five-Year Recovery Standard for Medication Assisted Treatment
D4 Public Health Solutions for Opioid Addiction and Overdose
D5 Retaining Patients While They Contemplate Change: A Model to Curb Discharge

Tuesday, November 1, 2016/3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
International Presentations: Risks of an Inadequate Methadone Maintenance Protocol

Wednesday, November 2, 2016/8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
E1 Mobile Technology to Improve Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
E2 Using Medications to Treat Opioid Dependence among Prisoners
E3 Federal Addiction Policy: Building on our Accomplishments and Looking Ahead
E4 Benzodiazepines and Opioids: An Update
E5 Opportunities for Using Addiction Medications:NYS Recipe for Success

Wednesday, November 2, 2016/9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
F1 Changing People Places and Things: A Community Support Intervention
F2 Understanding/Embedding Tobacco Cessation as Medication Assisted Treatment
F3 Recognizing and Addressing Problem Gambling in Patients Receiving Medication Assisted Treatment
F4 The Challenges of Treating Chronic Pain and an Opioid Use Disorder in Medication Assisted Treatment
F5 Youth Treatment: Current Research and Clinical Approaches

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