This webinar covers fundamental concepts for implementing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in drug court settings. Considerations for courts transitioning to offering MAT will be discussed, including funding. Speakers will present about opioid addiction, how MAT works, and differences between medications currently used for MAT. Two local programs in New York and Missouri will be presented to illustrate MAT implementation in practice.
- Douglas B. Marlowe, J.D., Ph.D., Senior Scientific Consultant, National Association of Drug Court Professionals
- Steve Hanson, M.S.Ed., Associate Commissioner, Courts and Criminal Justice, New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
- Rochelle M. Woodiest, J.D., Commissioner, 22nd Judicial Circuit Drug Court, St. Louis, Missouri