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Corrections-Based Addiction Treatment and Community Re-Entry

10:30am - October 29, 2020 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Great Lakes MHTTC
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The Great Lakes MHTTC offers this training in partnership with The Community Mental Health Association of Michigan.


DESCRIPTION: This presentation will address the efforts by the Michigan Department of Corrections to bring medication assisted treatment to inmates with an opioid use disorder.  The presentation will also address the importance of successful transition of treatment when individuals re-enter their communities.  Proper coordination and planning is essential.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Participants will be able to:

1. Be aware of the MDOC plans for, and progress in, making medication assisted treatment available to inmates;

2. Be informed of the best practice models for community transition; and

3. Be aware of the planning elements for ensuring successful transition of treatment upon re-entry.

Presented for The Community Mental Health Association of Michigan Annual Virtual Fall Conference, Resilience and Reinvention. 


Rich VandenHeuvel, MSW, Principal, Health Management Associates

Scott Haga, BSW,MPAS PA-C, Senior Consultant, Health Management Associates