Centers of Excellence Learning Session 2.6.20

February 6, 2020

n order to curb the Opioid epidemic the Pennsylvania Centers of Excellence (COE's) need to expand their Community Based Care Management teams with the addition of Certified Recovery Specialists (CRSs) and provide them with support and supervision.  There is currently limited use of motivational interviewing by COE medical staff.  Awareness and connection to Community Organizations is in the early stages and the COEs are needing new ways to outreach and to adopt people-first language. Centers of Excellence that are advanced in the areas of Motivational Interviewing and being able to connect to Community Organizations, who have staff that include Certified Recovery Specialists and they are trained, supervised and supported by the organization.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe best practices for the role of Certified Recovery Specialists (CRS)
  • Discuss how to support CRSs on your team
  • Describe how to use the Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) framework as part of your daily work to make continuous improvements
  • Describe the spirit and skills of motivational interviewing
  • Discuss how to adopt motivational interviewing principles in your COE setting
  • Describe the Families in Recovery program and the applications for your COE
  • Discuss strategies for developing community connections and working with community partners to adopt people-first language
  • Discuss qualitative and quantitative feedback and insights from the MCOs
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/05/2020
Course expires: 
03/08/2021
Event starts: 
02/06/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/06/2020 - 11:30am

n order to curb the Opioid epidemic the Pennsylvania Centers of Excellence (COE's) need to expand their Community Based Care Management teams with the addition of Certified Recovery Specialists (CRSs) and provide them with support and supervision.  There is currently limited use of motivational interviewing by COE medical staff.  Awareness and connection to Community Organizations is in the early stages and the COEs are needing new ways to outreach and to adopt people-first language. Centers of Excellence that are advanced in the areas of Motivational Interviewing and being able to connect to Community Organizations, who have staff that include Certified Recovery Specialists and they are trained, supervised and supported by the organization.

Webex
Pittsburgh
United States

Robert Ferguson

Carol Frazer

Jennifer Condel

Mary Jane Rogan

Kayla Kressler

Billie Jo Smith

Amy Shanahan

Scott Constantini

Bill Stauffer

David Scott

Susan Ford

Pauline Taylor

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation]. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 Attendance
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