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Virtual One-day Training on The Opioid Crisis: Current Trends and Evidence Based Treatment Options

May 20, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

The goal of this interactive workshop will discuss the latest developments and trends regarding natural opiates, semi-synthetic opioids, and synthetic opioids. Participants will be able to identify national trends with regards to prescribing practices and new legislation, opioid overdoses and trends with opioid use. Participants will be able to distinguish the difference between which drugs are considered naturally occurring opiates, which are considered semi-synthetic opioids and which are considered synthetic opioids. Participants will be introduced into the assessment of and treatment of Opioid Use Disorders via the DSM-5 criteria, the latest nationally recognized medications in treatment and the non-medications in treatment approaches when working with clients. Participants will be able to identify three different medications in treatment (MAT), and discussion of medicinal marijuana being added as an MAT option.

**This training is scheduled for May 20, 2021 from 8:30am – 3:00pm EST
**Early Bird Price Expires May 10, 2021
**Earn 5.0 NAADAC Continuing Education credits upon completion of training
**Zoom link, corresponding training materials, and instructions will be sent via email to all registrants to email address of file prior to training.

Glenn Duncan, MA

Glenn Duncan has been working in the behavioral healthcare field for 25 years. He has lectured nationally on many topics including the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, clinical supervision, emerging drugs of abuse and the ASAM Criteria. Glenn is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Clinical Alcohol/Drug Counselor, a Certified Clinical Supervisor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. Glenn has a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Western Carolina University.

Date & Time: 

Thursday, May 20, 2021

8:30 am to 3:00 pm
$149 Early Bird Price (Expires May 10, 2021)
Eastern Standard Time

Conducted Live on ZOOM

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