This course provides detailed education realted to the medications that are used to support treatment and recovery from substance use issues

This three-day interactive training provides participants with a detailed understanding of medication used to support treatment and recovery related to substance use issues.

Participants will:

  • 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)
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