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  • Saturday, April 10, 2021
    AATOD Open Board Meeting
    Confidentiality and MAT
    Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican Hospitals: EMPOWERED program

    Faculty: Rachel Mack, LSW – EMPOWERED Program, Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican

    Faculty: Andria Peterson, PharmD – Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican

    Faculty: Deepa Nagar, MD – Mednax Affiliated Neonatologist and Medical Director for 2 Dignity Health Neonatal Intensive Care Units

    Faculty: Farzad Kamyar, MD – High Risk Pregnancy Center

    1.5 Credit Hours

    Inspiring Hope Through Peer-to-Peer Storytelling in an Integrated, Data-Driven Marketing Campaign
    Patient and Provider Outreach Intervention Models: Mobile Outreach Teams
    Peer Specialist Role with IOTRC Review of Treatment System: Programs highlights included Foundation for Recovery and the CBH IOTRC
    Romancing the Brain/Conflict Resolution in Recovery (CRR)
    The Power of Accreditation and Addressing Challenging Standards.
  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM PDT
    The Certified MAT Advocate (CMA) Training Course

    Pre-Conference Speaker: Joycelyn S. Woods, MS, CMA – NAMA Recovery

    Pre-Conference Speaker: Megan Marx-Varela, MPA, NCPRSS – ORTC, LLC

    Pre-Conference Speaker: Claude D. Hopkins, Jr., CADC CMA – NAMA /Recovery

    Pre-Conference Speaker: Anita R. Kennedy, BS CRPA CMA – NAMA Recovery

    Pre-Conference Speaker: Zachary C. Talbott, MSW – Talbott Legacy Centers | President, NAMA Recovery

    Pre-Conference Speaker: Joseph A. Adams, MD, FASAM – Stop Stigma Now

    Pre-Conference Speaker: John W. McIlveen, PhD, LMHC – State of Oregon Addiction and Mental Health Division

    Pre-Conference Speaker: Smith Worth, LCSW, LCAS – NC Department of Health and Human Services

    Pre-Conference Speaker: Arthur McFarlane, II, MS – McFarlane and Associates LLC

    There is a separate registration process for the Certified MAT Advocacy Training Course. To register, please click here. Presentation Introduction: This training is designed for non-clinicians and provides a basic understanding of the physiology of opioid use disorder and the use of medications to treat it (i.e. methadone and buprenorphine). The course includes: Basic clinical information about treatment with methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone; A review of current regulations provided by regulatory authorities; Basic communication skills and strategies to work as an advocate on such issues as educating patients about their rights, handling grievances, common legal issues, systems advocacy work and working within communities to benefit patients and treatment; The ethics of advocacy and; The mechanism of certification and how it professionalizes those committed to advocacy. Participants will come away with the initial tools for basic advocacy to grow and develop into successful advocates. This course fulfills the 8 hour training requirement for Certification as a Medication Assisted Treatment Advocate (CMA). Candidates for certification must register with NAMA Recovery prior to the training. There is a registration fee of $50.00 that includes all materials, membership in NAMA Recovery, and the application for CMA. To register, please click here.

    8.0 Credit Hours