Research Colloquium: Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Friday, November 11, 2016
Colloquium: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM EST
Meet the Speakers: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

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All are invited to Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction: A Remedy That Needs More Than Medicine, a FREE research colloquium at 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. EST on Friday, November 11, 2016, in room #108 of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Community Studies Center at 11402 Bellflower Road on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. Lunch will be provided.

Free and open to all. 1.5 social work CEUs are available for in-person attendees ($10 for CWRU alumni; $25 for non-alumni). To attend online via livestream, click the livestream option when RSVPing and you will be provided a link as the event date approaches. No CEUs are available for livestream attendees

Presented by the Mandel School’s Office of Research Administration and the Doctoral Program, 2016-2017 Research & Training Colloquia are part of the Centennial Speaker Series and are “Featuring Our Own,” spotlighting the Mandel School’s own groundbreaking research.

Colloquium Topic

A report of data from the Begun Center’s evaluation of certified drug courts in Ohio, a state that has realized large increases in opioid-related morbidity and mortality. Their sample of 404 drug court participants at intake suggests a variety of comorbid problems including mental illness, violence exposure, serious health risk behaviors and low educational, housing and employment statuses. The results will be discussed in the contexts of clinical programs and state/national policy.

Speakers

Margaret Baughman Sladky, PhD, Senior Research Associate, Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education

Mark Singer, PhD, Leonard W. Mayo Professor of Family and Child Welfare and Deputy Director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education

Student Info

Mandel School students receive 1.5 PD hours for attending (online and intensive weekend students who watch via livestream can receive 1.5 PD hours by submitting a brief summary to their field advisor). On-campus students can also visit with the speakers immediately following the colloquium.

Questions? Please email MandelSchool@case.edu or call 216.368.2270.