A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals
September 20, 2021
12:00 pm–1:15 pm ET
As part of the twice-monthly SUD Care Continuum ECHO series, Jen Ziefert, LMHC, ATR-BC, will present the didactic entitled, "Art therapy in SUD treatment settings." The didactic will be followed by a related de-identified patient case presentation from an ECHO participant along with recommendations from the panel of experts and attendees.
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Boston Medical Center's (BMC) drop-in series Substance Use Disorder Care Continuum ECHO® (SUD Care Continuum ECHO®) offers training and support in addiction treatment, with a focus on supporting front line addiction treatment workforce. This includes health providers in Acute Treatment Services (ATS), Crisis Stabilization Services (CSS), Transitional Support Services (TSS), Opioid Treatment Programs (OTP), long-term residential program, sober and recovery homes, primary care, and psychiatry. This free, case-based tele-mentoring program is designed to increase the capacity of health care providers to implement high-quality and evidence-based addiction treatment.
Nurse practitioners (NP), medical doctors (MD), nurses (LPN/RN), social workers (LCSW/LICSW), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC), Certified Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC), Community Health Workers (CHW), recovery coaches, counselors, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC)
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
1)Identify reasons why art therapy is effective with persons struggling with SUD
2) Give examples of metaphor in the expressive arts
3)Identify ways to integrate expressive arts into day to day treatment
This program is sponsored by BSAS, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Project ECHO at Boston Medical Center.
1.0 hours of continuing education units will be granted to all nurses, LMHCs, MDs, PAs, LCSW/LICSWs, and LADC/CADCs who attend and complete the evaluation within 48 hours. The SUD Care Continuum ECHO is approved as a provider of continuing professional development by: American Nurses Association, Massachusetts; Boston University School of Social Work Professional Education Programs; Boston University School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education; MaMHCA