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VIRTUAL Co-Occurring, Opioid Use, & Cannabis Use Disorder Treatment Planning

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Start Date Friday, July 10, 2020
Event Times Registration check-in begins at 8:00am
Training runs 8:30am-4:30pm
Event Details

This training is going virtual! Registration closes 5 business days prior to the training.  

Treatment planning for adults with complex mental health, substance use, and physical health needs involves understanding stages of change and system navigation.  Collaborating with these individuals on their wellness and recovery planning requires motivational approaches and often interventions that are more effective for early stage readiness.  The prevalence of cannabis and opioid use makes these cases even more demanding to navigate.  
Add to this, the opioid crisis in the U.S. Since 1999, sales of opioids in the U.S. have quadrupled. From 1999-2015, more than 180,000 people died from overdoses related to prescription opioids. In Michigan, in 2017, there were 1,600 opioid overdose deaths, an increase of 57% from 2016. It is now the #1 cause of accidental death for people under 50.  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have issued recommendations that include a preference for non-pharmacological therapy. This presentation will provide an overview of a biopsychosocial model of pain, current best practices in pain management, and treatment planning and interventions. Finally, social justice issues for pain management will be addressed with constructs to improve organizationally and individually.

Virtual Participation Guidelines:  
You are expected to actively participate in the virtual training. See below for additional information about virtual education recommendations and requirements. 

  •  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to register via Zoom as well.  You must use the same email address for both registrations and participation. 

  •  Your Zoom confirmation email will include the link to access the training.   Recommend that you save Zoom links in your calendar for easy access the day of the training. 

  •  Payment must be received 5 business days prior to the training. 

  •  You must watch the virtual training LIVE to receive credit for the training. 

  •  Only 1 participant per Zoom link—each registrant will need to log in individually for accurate CE participation tracking. 

  •  Video camera must be on at all times (unless directed otherwise by presenter). Telephone only option is not acceptable. 

  •  Recommend that attendees log into the Zoom waiting room at least 15 minutes before the training begins. 

  •  Registration report will indicate arrival time (note for continuing education you must be logged into the virtual training within 5 minutes of the start of the training). 

  •  Polls and/or quizzes will be randomly given with a limited time for attendees to respond. This is required for continuing education. 

  •  Internet: A strong internet connection is highly recommended. If your internet service is not able to stream videos, it will likely not be strong enough to support a virtual training. You will want a minimum upload speed of 5mbps. If technology may be an issue for you, please contact CMHA at 517-374-6848 to discuss options further. 

  •  Each training takes place in the time zone of its location and all agenda times reflect that. 

  •  After confirmation that you have fully participated in this training, completed the quiz and evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will be emailed to you within 30 days of the training.

Fees $65 per person.
The fee includes electronic training materials and CEs.
Agenda 8:00-8:30am - Registration
8:30 -10:30am- Framing our learning; Co-occurring primer
10:30-10:45am - Break
10:45am-12:00pm - Treatment planning for COD
12:00-1:00pm - Lunch Break
1:00-2:30pm - Early stage interventions that work
2:30-2:45pm - Break
2:45-4:30pm - Cannabis and Opioids - treatment planning with legal substances
4:30pm - Conclusion of Training
Who Should Attend This event is sponsored by the adult mental health block grant and is only intended for persons who serve adults through CMH, CMH Service Providers, PIHP, and PIHP providers in the State of Michigan. It contains content appropriate for CEOs, COOs, Clinical Directors, Supervisors, Case Managers, Support Coordinators, Therapists, Crisis Workers, Peer Support Specialists and any other practitioners at the beginning level of practice. This training is designed for persons providing COD services in Adult Mental Health and Substance Use services, including Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment teams.
Presenter(s) Jennifer Harrison, PhD, LMSW, CAADC is a social worker, chemical addictions counselor, and an associate professor and the interim director for the School of Social Work at Western Michigan University. Jennifer’s clinical work focuses on integrated substance use, mental health, and physical health services for individuals with co-occurring needs. Her research interests and publication record include international social justice, co-occurring mental health, substance abuse, and medical needs among adults, and peer services in behavioral health services. She has presented on interprofessional research and teaching in the U.S and internationally. Jennifer is a co-principal investigator in two HRSA funded projects to impact the interprofessional behavioral health workforce.
CEUs 6.5 Continuing Education Hours:
Social Workers: This course qualifies for a maximum of 6.5 Continuing Education hours. The Community Mental Health Association is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC 060818. Qualifies as “face-to-face (in-person) education.”
Substance Abuse Professionals: CMHAM is approved by Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP). CMHAM maintains the responsibility for the program and content. Substance Abuse Professionals participating in this training may receive a maximum of 6.5 specific contact hours. It is important that attendees keep a copy of the training brochure containing the descriptions along with their attendance record form. Qualifies as “in-person education.”
Certificate Awarded: After confirmation that you have fully participated in this training (see Virtual Participation section), completed the quiz and evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will be emailed to you within 30 days of the training.
Certificate Issued By: Christina Ward, Administrative Executive;; 517-374-6848
Evaluation/Grievance: There will be an opportunity for each participant to complete an evaluation of the course and the instructor. If you have any issues with the way in which this conference was conducted or other problems, you may note that on your evaluation or you may contact CMHAM at 517-374-6848 or through our webpage at for resolution.

*National Accreditation rules indicate that if you are over 5-minutes late or depart early, you forfeit your CEs for the entire training. Please note that this is a National rule that CMHAM must enforce or we could lose our provider status to provide CEs in the future. This rule will be strictly followed.
Cancellation Policy Substitutions are permitted up to 5 business days prior to the training. No-shows will be billed at the full training rate. Cancellations must be received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the conference for a full refund less a $15 administrative fee. If cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the training, no refund will be given. Refunds will be issued within 90 days of the training. You will receive a refund receipt to the email address provided when the original payment was made. If you have not received a receipt, please email your request to with registrant and organization name, training name and date, and order number.
Grant Funding/Sponsors Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, through the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards, has provided funding for this initiative through Federal Community Mental Health Block Grant.