Implementing Substance Abuse Services in Health Center Settings - Part 2: Lessons from the Field

August 17, 2017

2:00pm- 3:30pm EDT

HRSA’s Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) is pleased to offer a webinar hosted by the SAMHSA- HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions that will address specific challenges related to the integration of Substance Abuse and Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) services in primary care settings. Please join us for this interactive webinar where providers from HRSA-funded health centers that are Substance Abuse Service Expansion awardees, Cherokee Health Systems and Yakima Neighborhood Health Services, will share insights on issues critical to the successful implementation of substance abuse services such as: workflows for start-up of MAT services, managing complex patients, MAT financing options, addressing stigma, and opioid prescribing protocols.

In this webinar, participants will gain:
  • Understand appropriate workflows for start-up and integration of substance abuse and Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) services 
  • Learn provider strategies for managing complex patients  
  • Understand appropriate substance abuse and MAT financing options 
  • Increase awareness of the impact of stigma 
  • Understand the proper opioid prescribing protocols

  • Brittany Tenbarge, PhD, Behavioral Health Consultant, Cherokee Health Systems

  • Mark McGrail, Director, Addiction Medicine Services, Cherokee Health Systems

  • Rhonda Hauff, Chief Operating Officer, Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

  • Jocelyn Pedrosa, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Please note the following:

  • Registration is free and closed captioning is available upon request.

  • The audio for this webcast is via computer speakers and not telephone. We recommend using external speakers for desktop computers to ensure best audio quality. Test your system here >>

  • The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions does not provide certificates of attendance or continuing education credits for webinar attendance.

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