Full course description
Participants will gain an understanding of the current environment related to implementing evidence-based medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) within correctional settings and the implications for public health. Key components and considerations to implement MOUD programs within jails and prisons will be discussed, including program planning, data and evaluation, and linkages to community care upon release. Experts who have successfully implemented MOUD models in correctional settings will provide on-the-ground perspectives and lessons learned.
Public health and behavioral health professionals, law enforcement, and others interested in opioid use disorder or who work in or partner with correctional settings.
- Recognize how medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) benefits individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) who are incarcerated.
- Identify the public health implications to offering MOUD within jails and prisons.
- Identify the key components of implementing a MOUD program within jails and prisons.
- Recognize planning considerations related to implementing MOUD within jails and prisons.
- Access resources and tools to assist planning and implementation of MOUD within jails and prisons.
Shannon Mace, JD, MPH, Senior Advisor of Practice Improvement for the National Council for Behavioral Health.
Anne Siegler, DrPH, Director of Monitoring and Evaluation for New York City's jail-based healthcare service, correctional health services.
Rachel Silva, MD, MPH, Medical Director at Hennepin County Adult Detention Center
Continuing Education Credit
1.0 CHES Category I CECH available for $3
Certificate of Completion
The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
This webinar was provided by the National Council for Behavioral Health on behalf of the Region V Public Health Training Center.
The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
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