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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Bridging the Addiction Treatment Chasm: Trauma-Informed Care

September 16, 2020
2:00 pm–3:30 pm ET

This 1.5 hour session will be a discussion on the principles of trauma informed care as it relates to stress response and dysregulation.

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Virtual meeting

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Description

This 1.5 hour session will be a discussion on the principles of trauma informed care as it relates to stress response and dysregulation. The discussion will cover topics such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder  and Pregnant and Postpartum Women.

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 in Massachusetts.

Speakers

Leena Mittal

MD, FACLP

Leena Mittal is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Reproductive Psychiatry Consultation Service at Brigham and Women's Hospital where she works closely with obstetric colleagues and teaches Harvard medical students, residents and fellows about perinatal and medical psychiatry. She is a graduate of the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program and has completed a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. As a member of the Medical Psychiatry service at Brigham and Women's Hospital, she works closely with medical students, residents and psychosomatic medicine and addictions fellows, and she facilitates psychiatric liaison work with the obstetric service at the largest obstetric center in Massachusetts. Her clinical and academic interests include development of embedded and collaborative care models to provide care for complex perinatal patients with mental health needs including a buprenorphine treatment program for opioid dependent pregnant and postpartum women embedded within a prenatal care setting as well as a perinatal mental health program within the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Objectives

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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