This training calendar is designed to be a statewide resource about the latest training opportunities in mental health and substance abuse recovery across Washington State. Most of these trainings are organized by outside organizations, so make sure to scroll down on the page of the training you’re interested in if you have questions or need to contact someone about the training. We invite you to learn about upcoming events and/or request that your training event be added to the calendar!
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MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment)
February 5, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Description: While the numbers of overdose deaths from prescription opioids may be
decreasing in Washington, the numbers attributed to heroin use are increasing. Substance use
disorders (SUD) are treatable and in the case of opioids, overdose deaths can be prevented.
This training will review the role medications play in the management of substance use
disorders with a particular focus on the treatment of opioid use disorder; and, the integration
of Medication Assisted Treatment in traditional SUD treatment programs.
Target Audience: Substance Use Disorder Withdrawal Management: Detox; Outpatient and
Residential Treatment Providers, including administrators, clinical supervisors and counselors;
Tribal Substance Use Disorder Providers, and RSN Administrators
Featuring: Charissa Fotinos, M.D., Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Washington State Health Care Authority
2.75 CEUs are available for this training
There is no cost to attend. Registration is on a first come, first served basis
For more information, check out the MAT Training Flyer.
Posting a training event
We encourage providers, state agencies, and consumer advocacy organizations to send us your training opportunities. To request that your training event be added to the calendar, please contact Alison Avery at email@example.com and include the following information:
- Brief summary
- Contact information
- Copy of the flier or registration brochure