Thursday, November 3rd 2022

8:30 AM

presented by MAO Behavioral Health & Medical Advocacy and Outreach

LIVE, IN-PERSON TRAINING

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Rescheduled to Thursday, November 3, 2022
8:30 AM – 4:15 PM CST – 6.25 CONTACT HOURS POSSIBLE

Rotary Hall
Sterling Event Services
Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center
2461 E. Burdeshaw Street
Dothan, Alabama 36303

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$75 per person (includes lunch, associated course materials and Certificate of Completion with contact hours)
$25 per person for higher education students (requires uploading a image copy of a valid student id)

Language accessibility assistance may be possible.
Clarify accommodation need during registration.

REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 10/28/22 CST TO ACCOMMODATE THE CHANGE OF DATE FOR THIS EVENT FROM SEPTEMBER TO NOVEMBER!
Refund Policy: Registration fees are nonrefundable. MAO does retain the right to consider each situation on a case by case basis entirely.

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Individual certificates of completion will be issued to participants who successfully participated in the full day of training at the close of the day following the submission of their evaluation survey. Partial credit will not be offered! Additional instructions associated with confirmation of credit may be provided at the time of training.

Training Objectives:

At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:
– Explain the benefits of harm reduction and medication assisted treatment when working with individuals who are living with mental health and substance use disorders.
– Discuss the national suicide prevention initiative aimed at reducing and eliminating self-harm and injury amongst individuals who are impacted by mental illness
– Explore the availability of prisoner reentry and reintegration services for justice involved individuals who are transitioning from corrections to the community.
– Provide information on the implementation of Project BRITTT3, a tele-behavioral health approach to service coordination with newly released offenders in rural communities.
– Describe national trends in civic and social health that impact recipients of care and clinicians in the culture of behavioral health.
– Describe the integration of peer support and recovery services into the delivery of substance abuse prevention and treatment
– Provide a state perspective of STI/STD prevention and PrEP treatment as a strategy for addressing the HIV epidemic in Alabama

A DETAILED AGENDA WILL BE
PROVIDED IN ADVANCE OF TRAINING

Featured Topics & Presenters (Subject to change):

Perspectives in Addiction, Treatment and Recovery: The Benefits of Harm Reduction and Medication Assisted Treatment
Larry Kirkland, MD, MPH – Executive Director

Southeast Intervention Group & Herring Houses of Dothan

Getting to Zero: Using the National Suicide Prevention Initiative
Rose Blakey Phillips, LPC. Founder, Wiregrass Suicide Prevention Services

Re-Entry and Reintegration: Considerations for Coordinating Care from Corrections to the Community – A Look at Project BRITTT3
Betsy Sparks-Brewer, M.Ed., ALC, NCC (Practicing under the license of supervisor Dr. Paul F. Hard) Behavioral Health Case Manager; Karen Carr-Turner, MSPSE, Education Outreach Coordinator, Medical Advocacy & Outreach

The Intersection of Civic and Behavioral Health: Clinical Perspectives on National Trends Impacting the Helping Professions – Panel Presentation
Landon Nichols, Jr. MPH, Manager of Advocacy & Civic Health; Deedra Roberts, MS, ALC (Practicing under the license of supervisor Kawannon Richardson Taylor, LPC), Behavioral Health Program Specialist; April Watkins, LMSW, Behavioral Health Clinical Director; Rose Blakey-Phillips, LPC, Retired Behavioral Health Therapist, Medical Advocacy & Outreach; and Lawrence Tracy Baxter, LPN, B.Soc.Sci, Nurse &

Quality Assurance Consultant

Peer Support and Recovery Services: An Integrative Approach to Prevention, Treatment and Continuing Care
Kevin Dunne, ADC, CRSS, MSW Candidate

Outreach Director, Peers Engaged In Recovery (PEIR)

Ending the HIV Epidemic with STI/STD Prevention: Do You PrEP?
Jennifer Collins, MPH

Disease Intervention Specialist, Senior, Division of Sexually Transmitted Infections, Alabama Department of Public Health

Should you have questions about this training and its content, or experience difficulty with the online registration process, email [email protected] or [email protected].

For questions regarding Continuing Education, please email [email protected].

Assistance:

Contact Hours/Credit Statement (s): This activity is approved for up to 6.25 contact hours for counselors as well as Alabama nurses and social work professionals.

Counselors: Medical Advocacy & Outreach (MAO) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6882. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Social Workers: Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO) has been approved by the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners as a provider of Continuing Education for social workers, Provider No. 0134. Exp. 3/31/2023.

Nurses: Medical Advocacy & Outreach is an approved continuing education provider of the Alabama Board of Nursing, ABNP 1554, exp. 10/24/2024

Conflict of interest: There is no conflict of interest for anyone in a position to control content for this activity.

Joint Providers: This activity is provided independently by MAO.

Instructions for Claiming Continuing Education Credit:

To receive credit, learners must complete the requirements listed here.

1. Complete the registration process using full and accurate information, including your license number, if applicable, and your full name as it should appear on your CE records.

2. Remain in attendance for the duration of the training day. Partial session credit will not be offered. Learners who join a session more than ten minutes late may not be eligible to claim CE credit.

3. Respond to the post training evaluation survey provided at the end of the training day.

Continuing education contact hours certificates will be provided at the end of the day to all attendees who successfully complete the requirements listed.