Medication Assisted Treatment: Keeping Clients Alive Long Enough to Treat Them

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

Social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, educators, school personnel, mental health professionals, clinicians, health and human service practitioners, and other health care professionals.

Description

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) has long been a controversial subject.

This subject is getting even more attention now that we are in the middle of a nationwide opioid crisis. This training will discuss MAT - its pros and its cons. We will also discuss different medications and how they work.

There will be discuss about harm reduction, meeting clients where they are and the medical model along with talking about what our fears are as counselors and Medication Assisted Treatment.

Speaker:
DeAn White, M.Ed, NCC, LPCS, LCAS, CCS

Registration Fee reduced through support and funding from the NC AHEC Program office.


Charlotte AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Charlotte AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.


This conference is approved for up to 4.0 hours of substance abuse credits through the NCSAPPB Approval #:18-283-S

Objectives

  • Have an open dialogue about Medication Assisted Treatment
  • Understand how the medications work
  • Understand the pros and cons of Medication Assisted Treatment
  • Reduce the stigma around this option

Contact

Chanyne C Cupil, BS

Sessions

Status
Closed
Date(s)
Jun 15, 2018
Time
9:00 AM - 1:15 PM
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
Credit
4.00 - NCSAPPB SS
4.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
0.40 - CEU
4.00 - Contact Hours
4.00 - NBCC Hours
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Description
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) has long been a controversial subject. This subject is getting even more attention now that we are in the middle of a nationwide opioid crisis. This training will discuss MAT - its pros and its cons. We will also discuss different medications and how they work. There will be discuss about harm reduction, meeting clients where they are and the medical model along with talking about what our fears are as counselors and Medication Assisted Treatment. Speaker: DeAn White, M.Ed, NCC, LPCS, LCAS, CCS Registration Fee reduced through support and funding from the NC AHEC Program office.

Charlotte AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Charlotte AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

This conference is approved for up to 4.0 hours of substance abuse credits through the NCSAPPB Approval #:18-283-S
Details
Status
Closed
Date(s)
Jun 15, 2018
Time
9:00 AM - 1:15 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Fees
Credits
0.40
CEU
4.00
Contact Hours
4.00
Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
4.00
NBCC Hours
4.00
NCSAPPB SS