Gaston Substance Use Fall Summit Series: Caring for Others and Ourselves

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

Physicians, NPs, PAs, social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, educators/teachers, school personnel, mental health professionals, substance abuse professionals, clinicians, nurses, health and human service practitioners, concerned community members, emergency medical technicians, law enforcement, and people impacted by opioid use disorder.

Description



Using a comprehensive and stigma-free view of opioid use disorder (OUD), the program will enhance the effectiveness of front-line professionals who work to prevent and treat OUD. It will include presentations on harm reduction methods, cultural competency skills, the relationship between childhood trauma and addiction, meeting challenges posed by Covid-19, and using self-care to protect the wellbeing of engaged professionals. Each presenter will provide information for securing free local resources on their topic.

Credit will be given by session! Earn up to 8 hours!

Overview of Fall Summit
The fee for this course covers all topics - feel free to attend some or all!
Each topic will be from 12:00pm - 1:00pm on the scheduled day and qualifies for 1 hour of continuing education credit.
September 15th - Cultural Competency with People Who Use Drugs
September 22nd - Harm Reduction Basics
September 29th - Preventing Substance Use Disorder Among Youth
October 6th - Building Resilience in Children Whose Parents Have SUD
October 13th - Working in Faith Communities
October 20th - Best Treatment Practices
October 27th - Narcan and GEMS
November 3rd - Hepatitis C Treatment and HIV Education

Details of Fall Summit Series
September 15th - Cultural Competency with People Who Use Drugs
Michelle Mathis, Olive Branch Ministry
Ms. Mathis will share how people survive and thrive while routinely using drugs and how to work with people who use drugs, including sex workers and LBGTQ+ persons.

September 22nd - Harm Reduction Basics
Michelle Mathis, Olive Branch Ministry
Ms. Mathis will describe how this focus on reducing risk, instead of promoting abstinence, can help engage and build alignment with people living with substance use disorders.

September 29th - Preventing Substance Use Disorder Among Youth
Maceo Mayo, RHA Health Services
Mr. Mayo will describe the social, familial, and individual interventions for “inoculating” youth from experimenting and using opioids.

October 6th - Building Resilience in Children Whose Parents Have SUD
Karen Melendez, MD, Support Inc.
Dr. Melendez will describe how to help children develop skills to achieve normal development when their parents are living with substance use disorder.

October 13th - Working in Faith Communities
Rev. David Julen, First Baptist Church Cramerton, NC
Dr. Julen will describe steps clergy and lay faith leaders can take in their congregations to remove stigma and support persons directly and indirectly impacted by opioid use disorder.

October 20th - Best Opioid Treatment Practices
Andrew Schrag, Partners Health Management
Mr. Schrag will describe the most effective approaches for treating opioid use disorder.

October 27th - Narcan and GEMS
Josha Crabtree, Gaston Emergency Medical Services
Ms. Crabtree will describe Narcan, using it to reverse opioid overdoses, how GEMS uses it in the field, and its Narcan distribution program.

November 3rd - Hepatitis C Treatment and HIV Education
Erin Hultgren, Kintegra Health
Ms. Hultgren will share how Kintegra Health screens, treats, and cures patients with Hepatitis C and educates them to manage and stop the spread of HIV.

Live Webinar Information
This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event.

CE Credits
Continuing Education Credit will be given per day. MUST attend the entire day's training to receive credit.
• Contact Hours / Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
• Public School Personnel Renewal Credit
• Contact Hours (Category A) NC Psychologists - Charlotte AHEC is an approved provider by the North Carolina Psychology Board and designates Contact Hours (Category A) for NC Psychologists.
• Clock Hours NBCC -

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.



CME Credit

Joint Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Atrium Health and Gaston Controlled Substances Coalition. Atrium Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement
Atrium Health designates this Live Webinar for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This Conference is presented in part with the Gaston Controlled Substances Coalition and Charlotte AHEC.


Sponsors
Gaston County Government
PHOENIX Counseling Center
Accuracy First Diagnostics

Contact

Cortney J Fowler, BSBA

Sessions

Status
Open
Date(s)
Sep 15, 2021
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Credit
1.00 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
1.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
0.10 - CEU
1.00 - Contact Hours
1.00 - NBCC Hours
1.00 - Public School Personnel Renewal Credit
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Sep 22, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Sep 22, 2021
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Credit
1.00 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
1.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
0.10 - CEU
1.00 - Contact Hours
1.00 - NBCC Hours
1.00 - Public School Personnel Renewal Credit
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Status
Open
Date(s)
Sep 29, 2021
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Credit
1.00 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
1.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
0.10 - CEU
1.00 - Contact Hours
1.00 - NBCC Hours
1.00 - Public School Personnel Renewal Credit
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 6, 2021
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Credit
1.00 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
1.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
0.10 - CEU
1.00 - Contact Hours
1.00 - NBCC Hours
1.00 - Public School Personnel Renewal Credit
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Oct 13, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 13, 2021
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Credit
1.00 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
1.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
0.10 - CEU
1.00 - Contact Hours
1.00 - NBCC Hours
1.00 - Public School Personnel Renewal Credit
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Oct 20, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 20, 2021
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Credit
1.00 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
1.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
0.10 - CEU
1.00 - Contact Hours
1.00 - NBCC Hours
1.00 - Public School Personnel Renewal Credit
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Description
Oct 27, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Oct 27, 2021
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Credit
1.00 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
1.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
0.10 - CEU
1.00 - Contact Hours
1.00 - NBCC Hours
1.00 - Public School Personnel Renewal Credit
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Nov 3, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 3, 2021
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Sep 15 - Nov 3, 2021
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Fees
$0.00
Registration Fee - Gaston County Participant (Covers all 8 sessions)
$15.00
Registration fee - Non Gaston County Participant (Covers all 8 sessions)
$0.00
Registration Fee - Participants who attended Spring Summit (MUST HAVE CODE)
Credits
0.10
CEU
1.00
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
1.00
Contact Hours
1.00
Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
1.00
NBCC Hours
1.00
Public School Personnel Renewal Credit