Join CHAD as we continue with the Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder Training Series. This training series will focus on substance use in special populations and includes a webinar each month with a complementary collaboration opportunity, MAT Chat, at the end of each month.
Team-Based Care: Optimizing Pain and Opioid Management
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | 11:00 am MT / 12:00 pm CT
Presented by Jennifer L. Murphy, PhD

Providing excellent whole-person pain care requires a team approach. This webinar reviews the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration that addresses psychosocial factors to achieve optimal treatment outcomes. Key elements for successful team-based care will be highlighted, including effective communication and shared therapeutic goals. This presentation will be beneficial for all health care providers, including physicians, nurses, psychiatric medical providers, behavioral health clinicians, pharmacists, and rehabilitation specialists.

Register here.
Chronic Pain and Opioid Management: Strategies for Integrated Treatment
Thursday, May 13 | 7:30 am – 3:30 pm MT/ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm CT
Friday, May 14 | 7:30 am – 12:00 pm MT/ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm CT
Presented by Jennifer L. Murphy, PhD

This 1.5-day workshop includes foundational information about chronic pain, including diagnoses, analgesics, and a review of scientific evidence. The content focuses on cognitive behaviorally based strategies for pain and opioid management. The speaker will review topics such as how to address patient resistance and other relevant clinical considerations. In addition, participants will be provided with therapist and patient materials that can be used immediately to improve clinical encounters. The workshop will be beneficial for licensed mental health professionals such as psychologists, social workers, counselors, and therapists.

CHAD has applied for continuing education credits for this 1.5-day training. 

Register here.
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Patients with Chronic Pain
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 | 11:00 am MT / 12:00 pm CT
Presented by Cherokee Health Systems

Similar in format to previously held MAT Chats, this discussion will focus on MAT and patients with chronic pain. Participants will also be able to discuss workflows, difficult cases, and other topics.

* If you need more information on joining the MAT Chats contact Robin Landwehr.


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