The training course will assist substance treatment providers to better understand how cognitive impairments associated with brain injury interact with treatment for opioid misuse. This high-level course is geared towards Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors and Addictions Counselors. Course topics include: Brain Basics and the Toxic Brain; Understanding the Effects of Pathology; Cognitive, Emotional and Behavioral Techniques for Treating Persons with Co-Occurring Opioid Use Disorder and Brain Injury; and he Integration of Client Needs, Resources and Funding.
1. Describe the types and epidemiology of brain injury
2. Describe screening tools to identify traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury
3. Describe how memory and executive functioning impairments impact substance misuse treatment
4. Describe the unique needs of individuals with brain injury as they impact treatment
Substance Use Providers
Attend both sessions, complete session, and complete post-training survey