Comprehensive Medication Assisted Treatment

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Software
Zoom
Support Website
www.zoom.us
Cost Range
FREE to $20.00

Host And Instructor

Host
National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
Instructor
Michael Weaver, MD, FASAM, DABAM, and Don Hall, LCDC

Credits

C.E. Credit for NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals: 1.50
Specialization: Qualified Addictions Professional
The CE certificate for this webinar will be available after the webinar takes place. NAADAC Members will be prompted to register for the CE quiz for free, while non-members will be prompted to pay a processing fee to access the quiz. Upon passing the CE quiz, a CE Certificate will be immediately available to download in your profile.

Training Overview Description

Description

The presentation will include a discussion of different types of medication-assisted treatments for alcohol, nicotine, and opioids with an emphasis on the role of the doctor, medical staff, and substance use disorder counselor. Included will be information about each of the medications, and what they are designed to do. The conversation will progress into how the doctor identifies clients that would benefit from MAT, as well as the information that the counselor needs to have available to engage the client, help to develop compliance with the regimen, and how to prepare the client for eventual withdrawal from the long-term maintenance medications, or for ongoing maintenance. This part of the discussion includes the pros and cons of the client's decision, and how to implement that decision.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize how long-term pharmacotherapy fits into the context of overall addiction treatment.

  • Describe types of pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation, alcohol dependence, and opioid dependence.

  • Learn tasks specific to working with Medication Assisted Treatment clients.

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.

CE Credits

To earn a CE Certificate for viewing this webinar, you must view the webinar in its entirety, complete the online evaluation, and pass the CE quiz.

  1. Upon completing the webinar, click on the “Online CE Quiz” link in the grey box at the top to complete the online evaluation survey and CE quiz, and get your CE certificate. This link will be made available after the webinar takes place. NAADAC members will be prompted to register for the CE quiz for free, while non-members will be prompted to pay a processing fee to access the quiz.
  2. A score of 80% or higher is required to pass the CE quiz and access your CE certificate. You have 10 opportunities to pass the quiz. If you are unable to pass the quiz in the allocated number of tries, then you must retake the course.
  3. Upon passing the CE quiz, your CE certificate will be immediately available to download in your NAADAC profile. Detailed step-by-step instructions for accessing your CE quiz and CE Certificate are available.

Click here for a complete list of organizations who approve NAADAC to provide continuing education hours.

Event-specific Details

This training could be applied to multiple areas of the Alaska Qualified Addictions Professional (QAP) certification. Contact the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (Ask for Dabney Van Liere, Executive Director) at 907-332-4333 or email acbhc@akcertification.org for specific information.

This webinar is NOT eligible for ASWB ACE CE hours or NASW CE hours.