Saturday, April 22nd, 2023
1:30 p.m. to 4:3o p.m. EST/12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. CST
Live & Interactive Webinar!
3 CE hours SS/ETHICS/EBT/PSY training.
Target Audience: Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialists, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselors, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists
Course Level: All Levels
NCASPPB accepts all courses provided by an NBCC-approved provider. CE Training Workshops, LLC is an NBCC-approved provider.
NBCC ACEP # 7091, CE Training Workshops has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #7091. Programs that do not qualify are clearly identified. CE Training Workshops is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. CE Training Workshops designates this continuing education activity for 3 continuing education hours.
CE Training Workshops LLC, #1770, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Training Workshops LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/02/2022 – 08/02/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 3 continuing education credits.
Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Harm Reduction Programs are oft-debated as to the ethics of the approach, whether they are helpful or harmful, and who makes the decision on when to implement the programs. This involves the ethical implications of beneficence, justice, autonomy, and non-malfeasance.
Harm reduction, by necessity, focuses on health and social issues around which there is often community misunderstanding, stigma, and fear (e.g. in relation to blood-born viruses, illicit drug use, sexually transmissible infections, mental health, etc. We will discuss potential ethical dilemmas, common misconceptions, and the potential for a benefit vs harm viewpoint.
In this course, we discuss multiple aspects of medication-assisted treatment such as the history of, an evidence-based approach, ethical considerations & biases of the helping professional and how to spot microaggressions when working with substance use clients, and any jurisdiction-relevant legal information regarding the use of MAT and Harm Reduction Methods.
Define the core concepts of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is & what the neurological implications of MAT are.
Classify research regarding statistics supporting/countering the efficacy of MAT as an evidence-based practice.
Implement the Guiding Principles of MAT; conflicting opinions of MAT surrounding the disease model of addiction; concerns in the criminal setting.
Critic the potential for ethical considerations/violations of Harm Reduction – An Anathema in America today; human rights and the Gardasil example for young girls.