Rural Oregon Opioid Trainings
Broaden your understanding of addiction, the availability of resources, and ways to help community members move towards positive changes and better health.
NEON's Removing Community Risks for Opioid Misuse in Eastern Oregon is a grant-funded program that works with community partners who support individuals at risk for or diagnosed with substance or opioid use disorder.Click Here For More Info
NEON offers a series of trainings on opioid misuse and addiction, targeted to Law Enforcement, Health Care Workers, CHWs, THWs, and Community Members. Trainings include:
Two- to four-hour trainings on a variety of topics, including:
Brain Basics, Motivational Interviewing for Addictions, Compassion Fatigue for Addiction, Health Risks of Opioid Use, Family Impacts of Opioid Use, What is Medication-Assisted Treatment and How to Support It..
If you would like more information about our grant or a specific training or topic, please do not hesitate to reach out to Lisa Ladendorff at [email protected]
Brief Training Descriptions-
Brain Basics: Understand the anatomy, development, and functions of the brain, particularly in the context of substance or opioid use disorders.
Motivational Interviewing for Addictions: Designed to help health and social service providers better serve individuals with substance use disorders or opioid use disorders.
Compassion Fatigue for Addiction: Learn how to help individuals gain an understanding of the similarities and differences between burnout, compassion fatigue, and moral distress and how it pertains to addiction.
Health Risks of Opioid Misuse: Broaden your understanding of the physical and mental health risks associated with opioid misuse and how to connect community members to relevant resources and services.
Family Impacts of Opioid Misuse: Learn more about opioid misuse response, infection risks for PWID, and strategies to interact with the support individuals with SUD/OUD to continue medical treatment.
Medication-Assisted Treatment and How to Support It: (MAT) is used to treat substance use disorders as well as sustain recovery and prevent overdose. Learn how to connect community members to (MAT) services and collaborate with providers to support community success.
Current Available Trainings:
What is MAT and How to Support It
Medication-Assisted Treatment or (MAT) is used to treat substance use disorders as well as sustain recovery and prevent overdose. Lean how to connect community members to (MAT) services and collaborate with providers to support community success.
Offered Online October 9th, 2023 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM PT
This training will help individuals gain an understanding of the similarities and differences between burnout, compassion fatigue, and moral distress, and how these pertain to addiction. Participants will be able to conduct personal risk and resiliency assessments as well as develop transition rituals and other self-care practices.
- Define Medication-Assisted Treatment and its role as a harm reduction practice
- Identify when clients are and are not eligible for MAT
- Understand the service components and medication options for MAT
- Be able to identify at what point of treatment a client is at and provide them with appropriate resources
*This training offers 3 CEU contact hours for THW and MHACBO.Register Here
Understand the anatomy, development, and functions of the brain, particularly in the context of substance or opioid use disorders.
Offered Online November 13th from 1:00 - 4:00 PM PT
A 3-hour online course for THWs, community members and professionals to understand the anatomy, development, and functions of the brain, particularly in the context of substance or opioid use disorders.
- Be able to state the difference between brain regions (real estate) and brain architecture.
- State the global role of neurotrasnmitters in the brain cell communication.
- Name the three areas fo teh triune brain and understand their functions and needs.
- Complete a basic map of your autonomic nervous system.
- Be able to utilize basic safety, connection, and learning statements when working with young children and their parents.
- Implement three different basic regulation exercises.
*This training offers 3 CEU contact hours for THW and MHACBO.
REGISTRATION OPENING IN SEPTEMBER
Training Offerings Coming in Fall 2023
October 9th: Medication-Assisted Treatment and How to Support It
November 13th: Brain Basics
*Training dates are tentative and are subject to change.