New Webinar:Law Enforcement Responses to People with Opioid Use Disorders
Latest in SAMHSA's GAINS Center's Five-Part Crisis Response Models Virtual Learning Community
July 9, 2020, 3-4:00 p.m. ET
Law enforcement officers often experience firsthand how the mental health and substance use crises affect their communities. With the number of law enforcement interactions involving opioids on the rise, there is now a greater push to train about opioid use disorders and medication-assisted treatment (MAT). In 2018, the CIT ECHO program in New Mexico developed an opioid-specific curriculum for officers. This webinar will examine the curriculum that was developed, the impact on officer knowledge and responses, and new partnerships established as a result of the focus on opioids and MAT.
New Webinar! Transform to Teleservices: Part II—Innovative Approaches to Substance Use Disorder Treatment Happening Now in Drug Courts
Part of SAMHSA's GAINS Center Virtual Learning Community Webinar Series on Leveraging Teleservices in Drug Courts to Improve Treatment Access
August 18, 2020, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Several drug courts across the country have successfully leveraged teleservices in order to increase client access to medication-assisted treatment as well as a range of evidence-based psychosocial supports for the treatment of substance use disorders (SUD). Part II of this Virtual Learning Community webinar series will feature presentations from drug court practitioners and substance use treatment providers who will outline the various approaches they have taken to integrate teleservices in drug court. Case examples will illustrate several unique models of implementation, including
- development of a comprehensive teleservices track in drug court,
- drug court partnerships with distance-based SUD telemedicine providers,
- drug court partnerships with community-based SUD treatment providers who offer remote services, and
the integration of virtual counseling platforms.