Joycelyn Woods, MS, CMA
Brenda Davis, CMSW
National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery
Claude Hopkins, Jr., CADC CMA
Board member Grievance Coordinator
Paul Bowman, CMA
Emergency Department Recovery Coach / Board Member National Alliance Medication Assisted Recovery
Massachusetts General Hospital
Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH
Institutes for Behavior Resources, Inc.
Colleen LaBelle, MSN, RN-BC CARN
Megan Marx-Varela, MPA
Director, Integrated Care
Oregon Recovery and Treatment Centers, LLC
Zachary Talbott, CCS
Chief Clinical Officer
ReVIDA Recovery Centers
Walter Ginter, CMA
The leading advocate and recovery organization for medication assisted treatment, the National Alliance for Medication Assisted Treatment (NAMA Recovery), has developed this training, believing that professionals, patients and families of patients can come together to work for a better understanding of methadone and medication assisted treatment.
The course involves 8 hours of rigorous training and fulfills the training requirement for Certification as a Medication Assisted Treatment Advocate (CMA).
Candidates for certification must register with NAMA Recovery prior to the training a www.mehadone.org. There is a registration fee of $50.00 that includes all materials, membership in NAMA Recovery, and the application for CMA.
Supported by Mallinckrodt, VistaPharm and Indivior.
This session is not eligible for continuing medical education credits.
- Participants will have a starting knowledge for advocacy.
- Participants will understand the ethics of advocacy.
- Participants will have a basic knowledge of advocacy and how to address various issues.