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Webinar: Engagement of Staff in the Use of MAT

Webinar: Engagement of Staff in the Use of MAT

Event Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Event Type: Webinar/Online Event

Description

In order to successfully implement any new initiative, buy-in and engagement of staff is a key element. This HRSA/SAMHSA 1- hour webinar will:

  • Discuss the benefits and challenges of using medication assisted treatment (MAT) for psychiatric and primary care staff. 
  • Provide examples of how one would address resistance to use of the medications by medical and behavioral health staff.
  • Describe the benefits and challenges of engaging staff in smoking cessation programs. 
  • Provide examples of how one would address resistance to the use of tobacco cessation medications by medical or behavioral health staff. 
  • Discuss suggested activities for soliciting buy-in and support from staff in the creation of a tobacco cessation program.