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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Addressing and Managing Loss and Grief in the OTP Setting

January 18, 2022
11:30 am–1:00 pm ET

This 1.5 hour session, titled "Addressing and Managing Loss and Grief in the OTP Setting" will be a presentation on identifying significant events that may result in staff grief such as overdose or suicide, the impact of drug overdoses, and developing strategies to support colleagues and themselves in the setting of patient loss.

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Virtual meeting

Via Zoom

Description

OBAT TTA+ and Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. are partnering to provide a series on addiction treatment in the Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) setting. This series will have five sessions covering a variety of topics that are offered twice.

This 1.5 hour session, titled "Addressing and Managing Loss and Grief in the OTP Setting" will be a presentation on identifying significant events that may result in staff grief such as overdose or suicide, the impact of drug overdoses, and developing strategies to support colleagues and themselves in the setting of patient loss.

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

Lisa Blanchard, LMHC Joanna Bridger Franklin Cook, MA Lydie Ultimo-Prophil Amy Yule, MD

Objectives

Sponsored by

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Accreditation information

Continuing education credits are pending approval.

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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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