Substance Use Disorder

Primary care is critical to addressing the opioid crisis. Whether you’re just learning about Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), need guidance on implementing a MAT program or you are an established practice looking for training opportunities for clinical staff on managing patients with addiction or Chronic Pain, Weitzman Learning Academy can enhance your health center’s offerings.

"The Learning Academy, focusing on Substance Use Disorders and MAT" Recorded Webinars

Our first ever Learning Academy webinars on tackling the opioid crisis are available for purchase.

If you were not able to attend our three live Learning Academy sessions, all are recorded and available to purchase.

Once you purchase a video, it is yours to use within your organization.

***At this time, CME credits are only available during live viewings***

Pricing

  • $300 for each Learning Academy recorded webinar, pick from Learning Academy 1, Learning Academy 2, or Learning Academy 3
  • $750 for all three Learning Academy recorded webinars
  • BUNDLE DISCOUNT: $1,200 for all three Learning Academy videos and all four Addiction 101 Curriculum videos (with an extra $200 discount for Weitzman ECHO participants.)

Description:

  • Identifying, training, credentialing and optimizing the role of MAT prescribers
  • Assessing adequate access for patients, and provider and agency capacity
  • Allocating resources
  • Establishing a successful model of care

Who Should Purchase:

  • Medical and Behavioral Health Prescribers
  • Leaders
  • Credentialing
  • Operational Staff
  • Decision Makers

Description:

  • The Team Based Care model
  • Integration of Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse 
  • Optimizing roles of the team
  • Workflow and operations integration
  • Roles to consider adding:
    • Recovery Care Coordinators
    • CADC/LADC
    • Community Health Workers

Who Should Purchase:

  • Medical and Behavioral Health Providers
  • Nursing
  • Medical Assistants
  • Care Coordinators
  • Patient Navigators

Description:

  • Development of formal process and protocol for MAT program, including:
    • New Patient Registration
    • Risk Management
    • Discharge
    • Patient Contracts
  • High-level training on quality management tools and their organizational implementation

Want to know more?

View the short videos below!

Recorded from our informational webinar, click to hear our experts talk about each webinar session 

Addiction 101 Webinar Series

If you were not able to attend our four live Addiction 101 sessions, all are recorded and available to purchase.

Once you purchase a video, it is yours to use within your organization. There is no expiration date

***At this time, CME credits are only available during live viewings***

Pricing

  • $300 for each Learning Academy recorded webinar: pick from Session 1, Session 2, Session 3, or Session 4
  • $750 for all four Addiction 101 recorded webinars
  • BUNDLE DISCOUNT: $1,200 for all three Learning Academy videos and all four Addiction 101 Curriculum videos (with an extra $200 discount for Weitzman ECHO participants.)

Description:

  • Understand the basic neurology and disease process
  • Understand why people use drugs
  • Diagnostic criteria for the disease of addiction
  • How viewing addiction as a disease encourages change in treatment
  • Medicated Assisted Treatment Overview
  • The patient’s understanding of the disease model

Description:

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • The Science of trauma and health
  • Trauma and substance use – what “self-medication” really means
  • Trauma Informed Care in Primary Care, in Behavioral Health, and in Administration 

Description:

  • Cross disciplinary training challenges
  • “Why did this patient _______?”
  • Dealing with deception in addiction
  • How outrage changes a patient’s experience
  • Splitting
  • Professional Boundaries

Description:

  • How do people change?
  • What is Motivational Interviewing?
  • The basics: ACE, OARS & FRAMES

Want to know more?

View the short video below!

Recorded from our informational webinar, click to hear our experts talk about what is included in Addiction 101

Weitzman ECHO

Weitzman ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) Medication Assisted Treatment provides specialty support for primary care providers seeking to gain expertise in the management of certain complex illnesses and conditions. It is a monthly video-based learning collaborative for primary care & behavioral health providers, that is divided between didactics and case presentations with expert recommendations. Become practice partners with a team of agencies to deepen your knowledge and understanding of MAT services and coordination through case presentation and interactive sessions.

This option is for a one-year membership for your health center. We encourage data waived prescribers, behavioral health providers, and front line care teams to attend.

Technical Assistance

Transform your practice with a customized plan built for the needs of your organization. Not sure where to start? We know the way.

Our Technical Assistance is designed to:

We offer Technical Assistance in the following areas:

Along with with programs above, our training can include the following:

  • Assistance with development of program or initiative goals, purpose, mission and vision

  • Conducting gap analysis, needs assessments, and assessments organization capacity

  • Developing measurements and evaluation plan

  • Teaching skills and strategies to establish buy-in

  • Identifying and designating champions of the Primary Care team in order to ensure success and buy-in of the program

  • Assistance in determining strategic objectives and creating an outline and implementation plan

  • Sharing and teaching tools and strategies for budgeting and resource allocation

  • Teaching quality management techniques and assist team to create the quality management plan

  • Monthly practice transformation coaching calls

Contact Us

Questions? Contact us at
(860) 852-0828

or
weitzmanlearning@chc1.com