[Tribal-drug-courts] Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Webinar -- Opioid Treatment and Policy Issues for the Criminal Justice System, Nov. 18th

Lauren van Schilfgaarde Lauren at tlpi.org
Fri Nov 14 12:01:00 CST 2014

Opioid Treatment and Policy Issues for the Criminal Justice System Webinar
November 18, 2014.
2:00 pm EST--3:00 pm EST.
Project Directors and any other staff are welcome (e.g. Clinical Supervisor, Evaluator, etc.).

There are a limited number of phone lines, so please call from the same location, if possible.

During this webinar participants will learn:

 *   The benefits of MAT
 *   Medications for alcohol dependence and medications for opioid dependence
 *   Cost-effectiveness of drug treatment
 *   Duration of MAT treatment
 *   Methadone treatment today
 *   MAT knowledge, attitudes, and practices in drug court and reentry programs
 *   The legality of denying access to MAT in the criminal justice system
 *   Changing drug use patterns among patient admissions to the methadone treatment programs in the U.S.
 *   New MAT Fact Sheet and other resources available to assist with MAT  implementation

Event address for attendees:
Event password: blue

Call-in toll-free number:  1-877-668-4490
Access code: 572 696 427

If you have any problems joining, please send an email to Nathan Gilbert (nathgilb at cisco.com<mailto:nathgilb at cisco.com>)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that this WebEx service allows audio and other information sent during the session to be recorded, which may be discoverable in a legal matter. By joining this session, you automatically consent to such recordings. If you do not consent to being recorded, discuss your concerns with the host or do not join the session.


Kenneth W. Robertson
Team Leader, Criminal Justice Grants
Targeted Populations Branch
Division of Systems Improvement/CSAT
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road
Room 5-1001
Rockville, MD  20857
Ph:  240-276-1621
F:    240-276-2970
Em:  kenneth.robertson at samhsa.hhs.gov<mailto:kenneth.robertson at samhsa.hhs.gov>

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