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Medication for Substance Use Disorder in the Courtroom
Overview




Presenter(s):
This webinar will be presented by Hon. Shaun R. Floerke and Dr. Ellen Edens, M.D.  Judge Floerke is the President and CEO of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation in Minnesota. 

 

Target Audience: This webcast was developed for judges—whether presiding over state, municipal, general jurisdiction, treatment/specialty courts and/or whether they are law trained or not. 

Webinar Description: Opioid use disorders (OUDs) are associated with criminal behavior, arrest, and incarceration. Effective treatments are needed to reduce the burden of OUDs on public safety and on the public health. Fortunately, there are three medications that are approved for the treatment of opioid dependence.  In addition to and overview of the role of medications in treating OUD, this webinar will focus on the judge’s role and responsibilities when working with clients who use substances.  


Educational Objectives:


  1. Describe the role of Medications in treating Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)
  2. Summarize how client-centered conversations are key to successful outcomes
  3. Conceptualize the range of treatment plans available to clients and factors that contribute to developing plans
  4. Discuss the judge’s role and responsibilities when working with clients who use substances

Support for the Program:
Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI081968 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Apr 26, 2025
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 Attendance Credit
Recommended
 
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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant nos. 6H79TI081968 and 1H79TI083343 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

 
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