Sacramento Valley CAMFT

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Treatment of Opiate Use Disorder by Dr. Justin Altschuler

  • Fri, September 06, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
  • Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
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Topic:  Treatment of Opiate Use Disorder
Presenter:
 Dr. Justin Altschuler

Date:  Friday, September 6, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00PM
Location: Rancho Cordova City Hall,
2729 Prospect Park Drive,
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 (map)
Room: American River North

Doors Open at 9:00AM
Networking starts at 9:00 AM

It is the goal of SVC-CAMFT is to ensure that we have an environment that is conducive to learning for all of our attendees so we ask that at our events\workshops not to wear scented products.  Thank you.

This program will benefit LMFT, LPCC, LEP and LCSW licensees and pre licensees by helping to increase understanding of the disorder, its implications, or its treatment modalities, so therapists will be able to successfully treatment patients with Opiate use disorder. This workshop will assist with equipping clinicians with the tools needed to treat this patient population.

Includes: Breakfast and meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.  Sacramento Valley Chapter of California Marriage and Family Therapists (SVC-CAMFT) CAMFT CEPA CE Provider #62279 is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor Continuing Education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. SVC-CAMFT maintains the responsibility for the program and all its content.  CE Credit will be awarded after the completion of the course via email in exchange for a completed course evaluation form.

No CEs will be awarded to persons arriving late or leaving early. Partial CE credit will not be awarded. 
 
Workshop Information:

Opiate use disorder is common, with significant clinical consequences (~70k overdose deaths/year in the US). Therapy is a critical part of a compressive, effective treatment program. Medications have been shown to have important clinical benefit, but are often overlooked parts of a treatment plan. This workshop will discuss the goals of treatment, as well as the role medications play in treatment. We will discuss risks and benefits of various medication approaches, as well as what the therapist can expect to see as a result of these medications. Lastly, the role of effective therapy (and how this can be structured) in the overall treatment of opiate use disorder will be reviewed and discussed.

Schedule:
9:00 am Registration Starts
9:00am - 9:45am - Networking
9:45am - 10:00am - Announcements
10:00am - 11:00am
- Lecture
11:00am - 11:10am - Group Discussion
11:10am - 12:00pm -
Lecture
noon - Workshop Ends

Learning Objectives:
1.  Able to Name 3 medications used in the treatment of opiate use disorder
2.  Identify and explain the cycle of chemical coping
3.  Describe opiate use disorder in the context of a chronic relapsing remitting disease


Presenter Bio:
Dr. Justin Altschuler practices Sequoia MD, a private practice located in East Sacramento focusing on primary care, substance abuse treatment, and type 1 diabetes. His practice focuses on delivering personalized care to each patient, and developing a long-term physician relationship based on trust and mutual respect. More can be found at www.sequoiamd.com


Early registration ends Thursday, August 29, 2019 Early registration rates:
2019 Licensed, Associate or Affiliate Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $20
2019 Pre-Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $15
Non-Member: $30

Starting Friday, August 30, 2019 rates:
2019 Licensed, Associate or Affiliate Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $25
2019 Pre-Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $20
Non-Member: $35

Registration Ends Wednesday, September 4, 2019
No Walk-in Registration unless announced.  

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Effective January 1, 2018 SVC-CAMFT event registration must be paid online except with prior approval.  Registration dates and fees may vary and are subject to change without notice.  Event discounts prices and discount periods may or may not be offered.  Event registration is deemed complete during the registration period in which registration payment is received.  Incomplete or unpaid registration will be cancelled and removed at the end of each registration period. 

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