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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Treating Substance Use Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults

January 14, 2021
9:00 am–10:30 am ET

This training focuses on Adolescent and Young Adults. The type of substances this population uses and special treatment/management that is required will be discussed during the training.

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Virtual meeting

Via Zoom

Description

Treating Substance Use Disorder in Special Populations is a series offered by Boston Medical Center OBAT TTA that will dive into treating SUD in seven different special population groups. The specific needs of these groups and the proper use of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder for these populations will be discussed during these trainings.

This training focuses on Adolescent and Young Adults. The type of substances this population uses and special treatment/management that is required will be discussed during the training.

This Zoom link is password protected. The password will be emailed to you ahead of the training.

Intended audience

Nurses and the entire multidisciplinary team providing treatment for substance use disorders in an office-based setting.

Speakers

Justin Alves, RN, ACRN, CARN Sarah Bagley, MD Annie Potter, MSN, MPH, NP, CARN-AP

Objectives

1. Participants will recognize adolescents and young adults as a special population receiving SUD treatment

2. Participants will describe at least 3 major substances of use in adolescents and young adults

3. Participants will identify at least 3 barriers to treatment of SUD experienced by adolescents and young adults.

4. Participants will indicate at least 2 strategies to improve SUD treatment for adolescents and young adults.

Sponsored by

Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction, Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Accreditation information

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

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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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