12-13-2016 Medication Assisted Treatment-(A) - Los Angeles

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The California Endowment

1000 Alameda St

Mojave Room)

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) - Understanding medication-assisted treatment and its role within the treatment system.

Introductory Course – Step 1 in the MAT Series

A general overview of the medications used in MAT that are available through the DMC-ODS Waiver. The overview shall address each specific medication, including the primary use for treatment and the relationship, if any, with other medications available for treatment. The training will cover the theory of MAT and how MAT can be utilized to treat substance use disorders.

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe at least three (3) acute and chronic effects of alcohol and opioids.

2. Describe the prevalence of and key populations impacted by alcohol and opioids use and abuse.

3. Provide examples of at least two (2) medications that are available to treat alcohol and opioid addiction.

Registration begins at 8:30am. Please arrive early to allow ample time to sign in before the training begins. Training will be promptly at 9:00am.


Andrew Kurtz, MA, LMFT



This training is provided at no cost to participants. Lunch will be on your own

Who Should Participate?

California Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment/Contract Providers and County Staff who are engaged in the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) process.

Continuing Education

This training meets the qualifications for the provision of six (6.0) continuing education credits/contact hours (CEs/CEHs) for the following disciplines: UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. UCLA ISAP maintains responsibility for this program and its content. UCLA ISAP is also an approved provider of continuing education for LMFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and LCSWs (CA BBS, #PCE 2001), RADTs I/II, CADCs-CASs, CADCs I/II, CADCs-CSs, and LAADCs (CCAPP, #2N-00-445-1117), CATCs (ACCBC/CAADE, #CP 20 903 C 0816), and CAODCs (CADTP, #151). Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15455, for six (6.0) contact hours.

CE credit will be awarded at the conclusion of the training. Partial credit will not be available for those participants who arrive late or leave early.

Instructions for Filing a Grievance Concerning UCLA ISAP’s Continuing Education Program: Please contact Dr. Thomas E. Freese, CE Program Administrator, in writing (UCLA ISAP, 11075 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025) or by phone (310-267-5397)


Parking is free.


If you need a disability-related reasonable accommodation/alternative format for this event, please contact Kim Waterman at (916) 379-5348, at least one week prior to the training.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Kim Waterman –

(916) 379-5348

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