Office Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance (OBAT TTA)

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Methadone to Buprenorphine and Buprenorphine to Methadone Transfers

July 15, 2020
12:00 pm–1:30 pm ET

Case-based discussion regarding strategies for integrating treatments in different settings

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Virtual meeting

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This 1.5 hour session will be a case-based discussion regarding the benefits of medication transition and the individuals who could benefit. Speakers will discuss the importance of collaboration between OTP and outpatient settings in order to effectively transition between medications.

This training will be held via Zoom. We would prefer that you log in using a computer with a web cam so that we can all connect to each other via video. Please note that signing on with video is required to receive CEs. If you do not have access to a web cam, please let us know. 

Intended audience

OTP and OBAT staff providing treatment for substance use disorders 


Lisa Blanchard

Vice President of Clinical Services at Spectrum Health Systems, Inc


Sponsored by

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Accreditation information

Boston Medical Center grants 1.50 hours to all nurses who attend, complete the evaluation, and complete the post test. Boston Medical Center is approved as a provider of continuing professional development by American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Boston University School of Social Work which is authorized through the MA state board of Social Work to provide 1.50 CE Credit Hours.

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OBAT TTA is a program of Boston Medical Center (BMC), a 514-bed academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End and the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

Funding for OBAT TTA is provided by:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS)
GE Foundation

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