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Welcome to ASAM E2 — A monthly enewsletter from ASAM, with highlights from courses and educational programs on addiction medicine. Most content is available for download with CME credits after completion.

Featured Session

The EAP and Behavioral Health Professionals Guide to Screening, Brief Intervention and Treatment

The EAP and Behavioral Health Professional's Guide to Screening, Brief Intervention and Treatment is a skill-based training. This training brings together the tools that employee assistance professionals and other helping professionals need to screen clients for unhealthy drinking, deliver effective brief counseling and provide successful case management and follow-up. MORE




 

Special Considerations in Treating Adolescents

This session provides practical guidance on how to design, develop and run an adolescent opiate addiction treatment program focusing on the use of buprenorphine and case management. At the conclusion of the session you will be familiar with gathering a comprehensive drug use and treatment history to guide the level of rehabilitation that is needed for the individual client.

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NIDA Information for Students and Young Adults

Visit the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) website to view resources developed specifically for students and young adults.

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Challenges for Adolescent Treatment

In this session you will become familiar with current opportunities and challenges for clinical practice in the subspecialty field of adolescent addiction medicine. Topics included are opportunities and challenges for clinicians in a rapidly changing practice and reimbursement environment, updates on developments in adolescent treatment research, opportunities for interventions targeting parents and more.

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Getting Addiction Treatment into Primary Care

How do we motivate a practice to change as it relates to addiction? This session provides insights on addiction medicine in primary care and offers techniques to implement these in your practice.

*This session is part of Ruth Fox Course for Physicians and can be purchased as part of the whole course.

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How to Establish and Integrate Addiction Medicine into an Existing or New Family Care, Internal Medicine Practice

This session offers insight on understanding the importance of providing staff with educational opportunities relating to current best practices. This presentation reveals the struggles and successes of three authors as they have introduced addiction treatment into their practices.

*This session has been supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Addiction Consultation Service in a General Hospital: Developing an Effective Clinical and Training Program

This session describes the evolving process of developing Addiction Consultation Service in a large academic medical center, addressing systemic challenges as well as clinical and training opportunities. Difficult clinical cases are presented and discussed to assist attendees in addressing the issues in their respective institutions.

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Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment

This course provides lessons on how to appropriately screen for and identify substance abuse, plan and implement a tailored brief intervention, improve care management and referral skills for brief treatment or severe problem/addiction treatment and applies the SBIRT approach to substance abuse problems by individualizing these clinical skills to different patients.

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Buprenorphine and Office Based Treatment of Opioid Dependence

This course provides training to physicians that meet the requirement of DATA 2000. This training will increase the number of physicians who are knowledgeable about and qualified to prescribe buprenorhpine to their opioid-dependent patients.

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Tobacco Treatment Training

These courses offers basic clinical behavioral intervention steps for helping patients quit smoking or other tobacco use. One of the courses provides insights on age-specific intervention for tobacco cessation. The core program offers a case-based approach to teach the basic clinical intervention steps to help patients quit smoking or using other forms of tobacco.

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Upcoming Live Conferences

Group Relations Conference on Authority and Leadership in Recovery from Addiction

43rd Annual Medical-Scientific Conference

ASAM's annual conference is the leading conference solely focused on clinically proven methods of treatment, education and the prevention of addictions. April 19-22, 2012, Atlanta, GA

Ruth Fox Course for Physicians
April 19, 2012, Atlanta, GA

Pain & Addiction: Common Threads
April 19, 2012, Atlanta, GA









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