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Update on Opioid Use Disorder, Overdose, and Treatment

  • Friday, January 25, 2019
  • 11:15 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Los Gatos Lodge, 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Rd., Los Gatos, CA 95008

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South Region Luncheon (1.5 CEUs available)
Presented by Suma Singh, MD
Board Certified, Addiction Medicine Fellow, Integrative Medicine

We hear a lot about opioid epidemic in the national news, but how does it pertain to us locally? Therapists are often the first point of contact for people with a substance use disorder. Get updated information on what's happening in our very own neighborhoods, local resources for your clients, and prevention efforts currently going on. The session will also include a brief training on naloxone for opioid overdose prevention. We will talk about evidence based treatments (medication, therapy, and community support) and current standard of care for substance abuse treatment.

About the Presenter
Dr. Singh is a Harvard and Stanford trained physician with 20+ years of clinical and research experience. She is an integrative physician who is a leader in Addiction Medicine. She is passionate about leveraging the advances of modern medicine, while staying rooted in a mind-body-spirit philosophy of health and healing.

In addition to her holistic private practice at Los Gatos Health, Dr. Singh also serves under-resourced and indigent patients through Santa Clara County Health and Hospital System, is a member of the Overdose Prevention Coalition, and a trainer for physicians and nurse practitioners in Medication Assisted Treatment. She is a strong advocate for improving access and quality of addiction treatment on local, state, and national levels.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:
1. Describe epidemiology of opioid overdoses in Santa Clara County
2. Describe 3 treatment advances for clients with substance use disorders

Walk-ins are always welcome, unless we sell out, in which case we will post that. Buffet opens at 11:15, presentation begins at noon. Lunch is not guaranteed for walk-ins, but we can usually accommodate everyone.

PRE-REGISTRATION ENDS MONDAY, January 21. Registration and payments must be received by the Monday before the event to guarantee lunch. Reservations will be held until noon. "Walk-ins" are welcome at a higher rate ($33 members / $40 non-members), however lunch and seating is not guaranteed.. Register online with MasterCard, Visa, American Express, PayPal, or check (payable to SCV-CAMFT). Your check must be received by the Monday prior to the event. Mail checks to SCV-CAMFT, P.O. Box 60814, Palo Alto, CA 94306. Please allow 10 days for delivery. Continuing Education: SCV-CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs (CAMFT CE Provider #052466). SCV-CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Science. This presentation is suitable for all clinical levels. Certificates: To obtain your certificate, you must sign-in and sign-out at the event and complete a program evaluation. These are CAMFT requirements. You will be emailed a link to the evaluation within a week after the event. Upon completion of the evaluation, you will have access to the certificate. You must add your name and license number to make it official. This link will be active for 2 weeks after the email is sent. Audits: You can audit as a member for $10 and $15 for a non-member. Auditing does NOT include a meal or CEU credit. You can add CEUs when you register for an additional fee. For those auditing, the presentation begins at noon. Cancellations: Refunds will be issued in the same method as payment, if a request for cancellation is received by the Monday before the event. No refunds will be issued if a request for cancellation is received after the Monday before the event. To cancel, please send an email to mail@scv-camft.org or call the chapter voicemail at 408-235-0210. Refunds will be issued within ten (10) business days. Accommodations for Disability: The Santa Clara Valley Chapter of CAMFT is committed to providing a presentation that is accessible to all who wish to attend. If you have a special need and plan to attend, please notify us at mail@scv-camft.org or 408-235-0210. Requests must be made one week in advance. Chapter Board Meetings are generally held prior to the chapter’s monthly luncheons, at the same location, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Members are welcome to attend by notifying a board member. Grievance Policy: Any concern or grievance can be put in writing and emailed to mail@scv-camft.org.


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