This three-day interactive training provides participants with a detailed understanding of medication used to support treatment and recovery related to substance use issues.
- Become familiar with medications associated with substance use disorder
- Develop an understanding of the role of medication in the recovery process
- Increase ability to use treatment matching principles for persons in recovery
- Understand professional responsibilities of providing medication for substance use disorder
This training is required for the ICAADA MATS credential, however a person can attend and not obtain the credential. Credentialing cost, including exam, certification fee, and ICAADA membership ARE NOT included in this cost.
35 hours of distance (on-line) learning is a component of this course that is provided with admission purchase. This distance learning must be completed prior to the instructor-led 3 day course. Completing the distance learning will assist with understanding the instructor-led 3 day course. Information on how to begin/complete the distance learning will be e-mailed to the participant within 2-weeks of registration. Be sure to watch for this to be sent to your registration email as your email system may place it in your junk/spam when it is received. It will be sent by the Connecticut Certification Board.
The Instructor-led course is 9a-4:30pm each day.
The instructor-led portion of the course provides 18 CEU for the following professionals:
- Social Workers
- Addiction Counselors
- Marriage & Family Therapists
- Mental Health Counselors
- Certified Peer Support professionals (CAPRC, CHW/CRS and CCHW)