2018 Conference Workshops


2018 Accreditation Guide

Monday, March 12, 2018
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Methadone 101
Opioids, Pregnancy, NAS: How We Provide the Best Care for Women and Babies
Opioid Overdose Recovery Program – An ED-Based Peer-Led Initiative
Improving Cultural Competencies in Substance Abuse Treatment
A Patient-Centered Policy to Enhance Retention in OTPs

1:30 pm – 3:00pm
Building Therapeutic Partnerships: The Most Important Evidence-Based Practice
Addressing the Complexity of Working with Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorders
A Case for Integration: Innovative Programs for Veterans for Opioid Use
A Peace Plan in Action for the Internal Addiction Treatment War
Financing and Policy Issues for Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
International Presentations: Psychopharmacological Treatment for Dual Disorder Heroin Use Disorder Patients

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Meeting the Needs of Patients with Co-Occurring Disorders
Federal Addiction Policy: Protecting and Building on the Gains We’ve Made
Integrating Mediction for Opioid Use Disorder into Adult Drug Court
Medication for Opioid Use Disorder Expansion in the RI Department of Corrections: Needs Assessments, Clinical Intervention, Reentry and Outcomes
A Most Vexing Clinical Conundrum: Is it Pain, Addiction, or Both?

1:30pm – 3:00 pm
Long-acting Naltrexone for Individuals in Jail and Prison
Partnering for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorders: Lessons from State Initiatives
Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Overdose: Grief and Loss Clinical Intervention in the Opioid Treatment Program

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Methadone: From Narcotic to Normalizer, the Misperceptions and the Persistence of Bias and Prejudice
Mindfulness Interventions with Mothers in Substance Use Treatment
Shared & Difference Aims: Treatment and Probation Systems in Collaboration
The Treatment Challenges of the Emerging Role of Legal Canabis in OTPs
Psychopharmacological Treatment of Dual Disorder Heroin Use Disorder Patients

Wednesday, March 14,  2018
7:30 am – 9:30 am
Individual Employment Support Services: Integrating EBP to Enhance Recovery Outcomes
Facing Addiction in America
Buprenorphine Administration in the ED: Combating the Opioid Epidemic
Effective Use of Technical Assistance for Opioid Treatment Programs
Public Policy and Access to Recovery Housing for People on Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

9:45 am – 11:15 am
Regulatory Updates – 42 C.F.R. Part 2, Part 8, and CARA
Red Light: Reducing the Harm in Sex Work
Feedback Informed Treatment: Enhancing Cultural Sensitivity & Alliances
Innovations in Strengthening Partnerships Between OTPs & Recovery Homes
Prescribing Buprenorphine Using Telemedicine: Practical and Regulatory Issues



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