From the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. (AATOD), comes a timely fact sheet presenting the evidence for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and the applications of treatment in the justice system. Visit the AATOD website to access the fact sheet. Subse… Continue Reading Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in the Justice System
The purpose of this webinar is to provide a practical application of the material presented in the earlier sessions.
Assessment of relapse potential for preventive actions and assessment of poor outcomes of reuse and addiction flare–ups. What to do that continues treatment, not discharge or , and sanctions; positive drug screens and what to do in early phases of problem–solving courts versus in later phases; discu… Continue Reading Critical Treatment Issues Session 5: Relapse, Continued Use and Continued Problems – What to Do
The third webinar in the Critical Treatment Issues webinar series presents a Challenging Case submitted to the BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University.
Critical Treatment Issues Webinar Session 2: Doing Time or Doing Treatment – Moving Beyond Program Phases to Real Lasting Change
This webinar addresses the differences in the culture and mission between criminal justice and treatment of addiction.
Critical Treatment Issues Webinar Session 1: What to expect from state-of-the-art addiction treatment for criminal justice populations in applying the new ASAM Criteria
This webinar reviews how addiction is a brain disease with biopsychosocial-spiritual manifestations, causes and treatment needs; and how the ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) criteria is applied to criminal justice clients. It explains how comprehensive multidimensional assessment and pe… Continue Reading Critical Treatment Issues Webinar Session 1: What to expect from state-of-the-art addiction treatment for criminal justice populations in applying the new ASAM Criteria
This webinar was presented by Karen Johnson, LCSW, from the National Council for Behavioral Health. When the topic of trauma arises, many people initially think of veteran populations. However, traumatic experiences can result from a variety of events throughout a person’s life, including childhood… Continue Reading The Urgency to Address Trauma in our Treatment Courts: What It Means to be Trauma-Informed