COE Treatment Courts July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021

The activity will give the COE teams the chance to learn more about the history of the treatment courts and how improving communication to them can assist with warm handoffs, effective referrals and improved outcomes for patients with OUD/SUD.

Agenda:

  1. Session Outline:  
  2. Brief overview – purpose of Opioid Intervention Court and Treatment Courts; expectations for participants in court programs and how those may be similar or different from expectations in other counties’ programs.  
  3. Discussion of how to find out who is the treatment court judge for your county and explanation how the application process works 
  4. Information that is needed to facilitate referrals from treatment courts to COEs or from COEs to treatment courts 
  5. Group Discussion:  How COEs have interacted with treatment courts to date 
  6. Questions and Discussion

Target Audience

Physician

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the history and purpose of treatment courts
  • Understand how to locate local treatment courts
  • Describe the benefits of treatment courts
  • Understand the basic processes a criminal defendant undergoes throughout their court experience

 

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: 
07/28/2021
Course expires: 
09/30/2021
Event starts: 
07/28/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
07/28/2021 - 1:15pm

The activity will give the COE teams the chance to learn more about the history of the treatment courts and how improving communication to them can assist with warm handoffs, effective referrals and improved outcomes for patients with OUD/SUD.

Agenda:

  1. Session Outline:  
  2. Brief overview – purpose of Opioid Intervention Court and Treatment Courts; expectations for participants in court programs and how those may be similar or different from expectations in other counties’ programs.  
  3. Discussion of how to find out who is the treatment court judge for your county and explanation how the application process works 
  4. Information that is needed to facilitate referrals from treatment courts to COEs or from COEs to treatment courts 
  5. Group Discussion:  How COEs have interacted with treatment courts to date 
  6. Questions and Discussion
Virtual Zoom Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Honorable Jessica Brewbaker- Court of Common Pleas Cumberland County Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Honorable Albert H. Masland- Court of Common Pleas Cumberland County Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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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