April 28, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Free Executive Web Briefing Courtesy Of TenEleven Group
This presentation will examine strategies of treating offenders with Opioid Use Disorder by utilizing Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) in jails and prisons. It has been demonstrated that implementing and supporting MAT in correctional facilities offers the facility protection from emerging legal issues, increases staff safety, improves offender outcomes, and offsets overall county and state costs.
- Introduction to Medication Assisted Treatment and National Examples to MAT Implementation in Correctional Programming
- Audience members will demonstrate an intermediate knowledge of Medication Assisted Treatment and how other correctional programs have implemented the treatment modality into their facility. Topics will include initial trainings for staff, transportation needs, inductions of the medication, medication delivery, limitations around federal grant funds being used, along with examples of policies and procedures.
- Innovative Approaches to Supporting Correctional Facilities with Medication Assisted Treatment
- Audience members will evaluate strategies in utilizing Medication Assisted Treatment as a tool to support offenders and criminal justice programs to improve outcomes. Topics will include 24 hour support, medication storage, strategies around facilities with minimal resources.
- Collective Impact and Improving Outcomes
- Attendees will be able to implement Collective Impact, an integration model encouraging teams from different disciplines to provide wrap around services, a focus on reentry supports, coordinating warm hand offs to community providers, Peer Support, Moral Reconation Therapy, along with demonstrated outcomes