Evidence-Based Interventions for Substance Use Disorders

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          Outcomes | Presenters  | Agenda Continuing Education

 

The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) and The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) will host Evidence-Based Interventions for Substance Use Disorders in Omaha at the UNO Thompson Alumni Center on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

A conference with national and local experts for physicians, psychologists, advanced practice providers, nurses, social workers, counselors, licensed addiction and alcohol counselors (LADC). 


 Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this conference, the participant should be better able to:

1. Define Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and the role in treatment for substance use disorders and pain management.
2. Explain the state of substance use and pain disorder treatment in different treatment settings
3. Explain the role of behavioral health counselors in medication-assisted treatment.
4. Describe evidence-based treatments for substance use disorders, pain disorders, and co-occurring disorders.
 

Conference Presenters:

 

Nick Szubiak, MSW, LCSW


Nick Szubiak has over 15 years of experience in direct service, administration and clinical supervision. As Integrated Health Consultant for the National Council, he provides technical assistance, consultation, and training toward the integration of behavioral health and primary care, SBIRT, and substance use treatment such as medication-assisted treatment (MAT), and helps organizations utilize data to improve clinical outcomes.


His projects include health homes, population health management, quality improvement, FQHC partnerships with community behavioral health, implementing screening and assessment, coordinating care, working in high-functioning teams, and utilizing measurement-based care. His expertise involves systems change management, with emphasis around the integration of primary and behavioral health care and substance use, and leadership development and supervisory skills.


Nick’s training experience fosters both primary care and substance use and behavioral health care providers’ successful adaption to clinical and organizational culture change. Nick is an adjunct professor at the University of Hawaii, Myron B. Thomas School of Social Work. He earned his Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University.

 

 

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Andrea Weber, M.D., MME

Dr. Andrea Weber is board certified in internal medicine and psychiatry and currently employed as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at the University of Iowa.

She has a strong interest in using her combined training to care for marginalized populations, specializing in taking care of people who use drugs and have substance use disorders. She is also active in medical education, obtaining her Masters in Medical Education from the University of Iowa.

She currently serves as the Assistant Program Director of the Internal Medicine-Psychiatry residency program, the Assistant Director of Addiction Medicine, and the substance use curriculum director for the psychiatry residency training program. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Iowa Harm Reduction Coalition, a non-profit organization in central and eastern Iowa focusing on health equity for people who use drugs and engage in sex work.

Outside of work and advocacy, Andrea enjoys spending time with her family, consuming audiobooks, attending music festivals, and refinishing old furniture.


 

Evidence-Based Interventions for Substance Use Disorders - 
AGENDA
 
8:30 a.m. Registration  
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Ken Zoucha, MD
9:15 a.m. The Integration of Substance Use Services into Primary Care Nick Szubiak, MSW, LCSW
10:15 a.m. Break  
10:30 a.m. Caring for People with Opioid Use Disorders Andrea Weber, MD, MME
11:30 a.m. Lunch  
12:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions  
A Evidence-Based Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

Christine Chasek, PhD, LIMHP, LADC, LPC

B Medication-Assisted Treatment: The Counselor’s Role

Tom Maxson, LIMHP, LADC, MAC, SAP

1:30 p.m. Break  
1:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions  
C Psychological Interventions for Clients who use Opioids Christine Chasek, PhD, LIMHP, LADC, LPC
D Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to Treat Substance Use Disorders Tom Maxson, LIMHP, LADC, MAC, SAP
 2:45 p.m. Adjourn  

 


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Credit Statements:

Continuing Education:

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is provided for 4.0 contact hours under ANCC criteria.

Course ID: 20CC032

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) through the joint providership of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education (UNMC CON CNE) (provider),  University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, and Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN).

This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work.

This program meets the criteria of an approved program for licensed mental health providers.

This activity is approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Regulation & Licensure for 4.0 contact hours for Nebraska Licensed Alcohol/Drug Counselors. Approval # 20.136

 


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HRSA funding statement:

“This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $385,438 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.”


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ORN funding statement:

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 6H79TI080816-02 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


Cancellations and Refunds:

Refunds will be granted if cancellation is received in writing before March 9, 2020. NO refunds will be honored after this date. A $35 processing fee will be assessed for insufficient funds.

Contacts:

For additional information about registration
contact Bailey Wrenn, MA 
bailey.wrenn@unmc.edu or 402-559-5145 

For all other questions
contact Laura Holly
laura.holly@unmc.edu or 402.552.7692
 
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