03/08/17: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Understanding medication-assisted treatment and its role within the treatment system

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Understanding medication-assisted treatment and its role within the treatment system

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Wed, March 8, 2017

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Registration at 8:30 AM


BHS American Recovery Center (ARC)

2180 Valley Blvd

Pomona, CA 91768


Candy Cargill-Fuller

Behavioral Health Services, Inc.


This training is provided at no cost to participants. Lunch will be on your own


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Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) – Understanding medication-assisted treatment and its role within the treatment system.

Introductory Course – Step 1 in the MAT Series


A general overview of the medications used in MAT that are available through the DMC-ODS Waiver. The overview shall address each specific medication, including the primary use for treatment and the relationship, if any, with other medications available for treatment. The training will cover the theory of MAT and how MAT can be utilized to treat substance use disorders.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe at least three acute and chronic effects of alcohol and opioids.
  2. Describe the prevalence of, and key populations impacted by, alcohol and opioid use and abuse.
  3. Provide examples of at least two medications that are available to treat alcohol and opioid addiction.

Who Should Participate?

California Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment/Contract Providers and County Staff who are engaged in the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) process.

Continuing Education

The training course meets the qualifications for the provision of four and one-half (4.5) continuing education credits/contact hours (CEs/CEHs). Continuing Education (CEs) will be provided for the following at no cost: California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE Provider No. CP40 863 C 0719), California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP Provider No. 2S-88-167-0417), and BRN/LVN/LPT (Provider No. CEP 8093). All participants will receive a certificate of attendance.



If you need a disability-related reasonable accommodation/alternative format for this event, please contact Kim Waterman at (916) 379-5348, kwaterman@cibhs.org at least one week prior to the training.



Kim Waterman, Project Coordinator

DMC-ODS Training Project

kwaterman@cibhs.org (916) 379-5348


For more information about the DMC-ODS Training Project, and to download our training calendar, visit our website: http://www.cibhs.org/dmc-ods-waiver-trainings


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