Medications for Opioid Use Disorders (MOUD)
Considerations for Effective Interdisciplinary Care
June 29, 2022 / 9am - 4pm CT / via Zoom
Registration is required. Registrants will receive the Zoom link via email in advance of the course.
Participants will be able to name medications used in treatment of Opioid Use Disorders, be able describe how to create a supportive environment for clients, and describe the evidence and available resources for MOUD.
1. Be able to describe the major differences between medications commonly used in treatment of Opioid Use Disorders.
2. Learn how to create a supportive environment for clients receiving MOUD.
3. Be able to discuss the efficacy of MOUD.
4. Be able to describe local, state, and federal resources to support their clients receiving MOUD.
Cost & CEUs
Participants who complete the workshop are eligible for 6 contact hours of continuing education credit for social workers.
About the Presenter
Bernard Showers, LCSW earned his MSW at Shippensburg University in 2010 where he is now an Adjunct Professor. Mr. Showers also works as an Adjunct Professor for the University of Maryland School of Social Work in Baltimore, MD and with Simmons University School of Social Work in Boston, MA. Bernard is currently a doctoral student at the University of Kentucky’s Doctoral of Social Work Program.
Mr. Showers has trained aspiring and active independent practitioners at many colleges, universities, governmental agencies, and companies around the United States. In addition to Motivational Interviewing, Mr. Showers has developed several continuing education workshops in topics such as Family Involvement in Substance Use Treatment, ASAM Criteria, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Group Therapy.