COE MAT Webinar

September 17, 2020

COE Learning Network Virtual Session
Daft Title: “Being Aware of Our Language and Implicit Biases in the Context MAT”
Thursday, September 17
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/5278017887

Draft Learning Objectives
⦁    Describe language that promotes MAT vs. language the reinforces the stigma associated with MAT
⦁    Discuss strategies and resources to help staff adopt language that promotes MAT and to address implicit biases among staff

Draft Agenda 

1.    2:00 p.m. to 2:05 p.m. – Welcome and Introduction – Laken Ethun, MPH, Program Manager, Community Health Initiatives, University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy, Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU)

a.    Polling and “Chat Fall Questions” to Frame the Session:

i.    How often do you see bias and stigma against MAT within the treatment system? [Polling Question]
ii.    How do you ensure clinicians, case managers and CRS's do not allow personal bias to affect their interactions with patients relative to MAT? [Chat Fall Question]
iii.    Why do you think there is bias and stigma against MAT? [Chat Fall Question] 

2.    2:05 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. – The Importance of Our Language and Resources to Respond to MAT-related Implicit Biases – Mandy Fauble, PhD, LCSW, Executive Director, UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor

3.    2:25 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. – Experience from a COE – Jason Snyder, Regional Director of Strategic Partnerships, Pinnacle Treatment Centers

a.    What ultimately are we seeking from treatment? What is the goal of addiction treatment? [Chat Fall Question]
b.    Start with a common definition of recovery. 
c.    Quash the arguments against medications, especially methadone and buprenorphine.
d.    How do we better align the 12-step philosophy, which is the prevailing mindset of the recovery community, with use of methadone and buprenorphine as a proven, viable path to recovery? [Chat Fall Question]
e.    Expand the world view of those working in addiction treatment beyond their own experience
f.    Address the conscious and unconscious bias in the broader addiction treatment system.

4.    2:45 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. – Discussion and Collaborative Peer-to-Peer Learning 

a.    What should we be doing to reduce and eliminate bias and stigma against MAT? [Chat Fall Question]
b.    What else should we be talking about relative to this topic? [Chat Fall Question]

5.    2:55 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Next Steps – Pauline Taylor, CQIA, Program Specialist, Jewish Healthcare Foundation
 

Target Audience

Nurse
Physician
Social Worker
 

Learning Objectives

• Describe language that promotes MAT vs. language the reinforces the stigma associated with MAT 
• Discuss strategies and resources to help staff adopt language that promotes MAT and to address implicit biases among staff
 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/17/2020
Course expires: 
04/24/2021
Event starts: 
09/17/2020 - 2:00pm
Event ends: 
09/17/2020 - 3:00pm

COE Learning Network Virtual Session
Daft Title: “Being Aware of Our Language and Implicit Biases in the Context MAT”
Thursday, September 17
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/5278017887

Draft Learning Objectives
⦁    Describe language that promotes MAT vs. language the reinforces the stigma associated with MAT
⦁    Discuss strategies and resources to help staff adopt language that promotes MAT and to address implicit biases among staff

Draft Agenda 

1.    2:00 p.m. to 2:05 p.m. – Welcome and Introduction – Laken Ethun, MPH, Program Manager, Community Health Initiatives, University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy, Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU)

a.    Polling and “Chat Fall Questions” to Frame the Session:

i.    How often do you see bias and stigma against MAT within the treatment system? [Polling Question]
ii.    How do you ensure clinicians, case managers and CRS's do not allow personal bias to affect their interactions with patients relative to MAT? [Chat Fall Question]
iii.    Why do you think there is bias and stigma against MAT? [Chat Fall Question] 

2.    2:05 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. – The Importance of Our Language and Resources to Respond to MAT-related Implicit Biases – Mandy Fauble, PhD, LCSW, Executive Director, UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor

3.    2:25 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. – Experience from a COE – Jason Snyder, Regional Director of Strategic Partnerships, Pinnacle Treatment Centers

a.    What ultimately are we seeking from treatment? What is the goal of addiction treatment? [Chat Fall Question]
b.    Start with a common definition of recovery. 
c.    Quash the arguments against medications, especially methadone and buprenorphine.
d.    How do we better align the 12-step philosophy, which is the prevailing mindset of the recovery community, with use of methadone and buprenorphine as a proven, viable path to recovery? [Chat Fall Question]
e.    Expand the world view of those working in addiction treatment beyond their own experience
f.    Address the conscious and unconscious bias in the broader addiction treatment system.

4.    2:45 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. – Discussion and Collaborative Peer-to-Peer Learning 

a.    What should we be doing to reduce and eliminate bias and stigma against MAT? [Chat Fall Question]
b.    What else should we be talking about relative to this topic? [Chat Fall Question]

5.    2:55 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Next Steps – Pauline Taylor, CQIA, Program Specialist, Jewish Healthcare Foundation

Webinar
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Laken Ethun, MPH, Program Manager, Community Health Initiatives, University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy, Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU)

Mandy Fauble, PhD, LCSW, Executive Director, UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor

Jason Snyder, Regional Director of Strategic Partnerships, Pinnacle Treatment Centers

Pauline Taylor, CQIA, Program Specialist, Jewish Healthcare Foundation
 

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.


As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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