CSAC Bulletin Article

Substance Use Disorder Workforce Recovery and Medication Assisted Treatment Summits

December 19, 2019

The California Department of Health Care Services has released dates for summits throughout the state with the purpose of providing education and resources pertaining to Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), stigma reduction, and workforce engagement to address substance use disorder (SUD). The summits will take place January through February 2020.

Dates and Locations:

  • January 16, 2020 in Pomona
  • January 23, 2020 in Fresno
  • January 28, 2020 in Newark
  • February 20, 2020 in San Diego
  • February 25, 2020 in Redding

Registration is complementary and will open two weeks prior to the date of the summit. The target audience are registered and certified addiction counselors, licensed professionals, physicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, physician assistants, pharmacists, SUD providers, mental health professionals, behavioral health workforce professionals, and any personnel working with individuals with a substance use disorder.

Please register here. For registration assistance please contact Mary Winterlin-Benjamin at marywinterlin@csus.edu, 916-278-2667. For all additional requests or please contact Rajeshni Naicker, rajeshni.Naicker@dhcs.ca.gov, 916-345-7484.

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