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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Innovations in Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatment During COVID

August 4, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm ET

This training will examine the adaptations and innovations that have been made to the treatment of substance use disorders in the setting of COVID-19.

PLEASE NOTE: This training is open to clinical instructors at the Simmons School of Social Work ONLY.

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Virtual meeting

Via Zoom
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Description

This training will examine the adaptations and innovations that have been made to the treatment of substance use disorders in the setting of COVID-19. It will review changes to connecting to care, initiation, and ongoing management of medications for the treatment of substance use disorders; the federal and state regulations made to substance use treatment; and the emerging role of telehealth.Strategies for providing patient-centered care during COVID, including to special populations such as those recently released from incarceration and those experiencing homelessness, will also be discussed.

Continuing education credits will be provided for social workers, pending approval, by the Simmons School of Social Work.

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

Intended audience

Clinical instructors at the Simmons University School of Social Work

Speakers

Andrea Caputo

Andrea Caputo, DNP FNP-BC, CARN-AP, is a Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Educator for the Office-Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance Program.

Objectives

Sponsored by

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

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