Evidence-Based Interventions for People with Co-Occurring Disorders

Frontier Health and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Present

Evidence-Based Interventions for People with Co-Occurring Disorders

With James Cowser, LCSW, MCAP and Jorden Hansen, MA, LADC


Learning Objectives:

This training, delivered by clinical and training experts, provides frontline staff, clinicians, and when needed leadership, with a mode of best-practice, integrated care combining medications in treatment with the care of mental health issues, substance-use disorders, and peer involvement.


Training Agenda:

8:30 a.m.—8:45 a.m.: Welcome, Intro, Training Objectives

8:45 a.m.—10:00 a.m.: Understanding the Opioid Crisis, Neurobiology ofAddiction, Need and Rationale for MAT, and 12 Step

Integration. Lifting Barriers to 12 Step Model and MAT

10:15 a.m.—11.30 a.m.: Neurobiology of Addiction and Opioid Use Disorder

11:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.: Motivational Enhancement and Engagement Strategies


1:00 p.m.—1:30 p.m. Defining Recovery and Program Identity (group)

1:30 p.m.—2:30 p.m. Practice Demonstration

2:30 p.m.—3:15 p.m. Stigma and Bias in MAT and Addiction Treatment


3:30 p.m.—4:00 p.m. Questions and Concerns around MAT