2017.8.25.Opioid Addiction and COD


Co-Occurring Disorders in Substance Abuse Treatment:

Opioid Addiction and COD

with Jamelia Hand, MHS, CADC, MISAI

Pre-registration is required.

The last day to register is Friday, August 18, 2017 at 4pm

Date: Friday, August 25, 2017                                                                                                Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm                                                                                                               Location: DoubleTree Dearborn-Detroit 5801 Southfield Fwy, Detroit, MI

Training Description

The day is dedicated to overcoming barriers to treating clients with Co-occurring disorders. We are looking to address the many problems in stabilizing clients and how to work within our system to enhance overall care. This day is about strategy and addressing opioid addiction and COD.

Learning Objectives

The workshop has been designed with the below objectives in mind:

  1. Examine some of the issues related to the treatment of co-occuring disorders in community treatment settings
  2. Identify characteristics in the most common co-occurring disorder client types
  3. Describe models of treatment that illustrates evidence supported practices
  4. Grow knowledge on current tools utilized to assess, diagnose and implement treatment planning with clients
  5. Engage in group discussion to identify best practices

Suggested Participants:

Case managers, licensed social workers, and treatment professionals employed by Adult and/or SUD Service providers in Wayne County CMH

Trainer Biography:

Jamelia Hand MHS, CADC, MISAI is the owner and principal consultant of Vantage Clinical Consulting, Master's Level Certified  Addictions, Mental Health Counselor and Therapist. She is also a    Clinical Liaison II with Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals serving    the Greater Chicago land area. She is a professor, author, and treatment advocate of substance abuse topics. She has more than 14 years professional experience in the field of addictions and has been a therapist, practicing clinical educator, guest lecturer and has worked in every level of patient care from detoxification to discharge planning. She is very active in the addictions field and currently serves as an Advisory Board member for Governors State University's Addictions Studies Program, President of the Addiction Studies Alumni Club, Board member of the Illinois Certification Board and NAADAC. In her role as a CL she works  directly with the medical community specializing in the medication assisted treatment of opioid dependence combined with counseling. She prides herself in being knowledgeable about resources to support recovery and has enjoyed being able to translate that excitement to anyone who will listen, especially students who are interested in working in the field of addictions. In her free time she has dedicated herself to serving several Illinois Treatment Coalitions to fuel positive change in how addictions are treated in the U.S.. Her mantra is to support her health care professionals with her community matrix model. This model implements training, education and resources to ensure that each patient has the best possible chance to recover. She has a strong commitment to recovery and has acquired a well-respected relationship within the addictions/mental health community. She truly understands and genuinely supports the "Patient's Perspective" and has leveraged her large network of key decision makers in the addictions/mental health field to fuel change in the treatment experience.

Registration Policy

Pre-registration is required. Participants are welcome to attend the training as a walk-in (someone that did not pre-register), however, walk-ins will NOT be guaranteed seats or materials. Walk-ins will be asked to wait until the training begins in order to receive training materials and be seated to assure that there is enough room. Plan to pre-register to ensure your attendance.

The last day to pre-register is Friday, August 18, 2017 at 4pm.

You will receive a confirmation of your registration via e-mail. If you do not, please contact the VCE Message Center at 888-785-7793.

Continuing Education Information

Continuing Education Credits are PENDING for this training.  Participants must arrive on time and remain in the training for it's entirety.  You must have your license number when you check in.

  • Social Workers:  5.5 continuing Education Credits are approved for this training. 
  • Counselors: 5.5 continuing Education Credits are approved for this training. The VCE is a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
  • Qualified Mental Health Professional: 5.5 training hours are approved for clinical trainings in the behavioral health field (QMHP)

ADA Accommodations

If you have individual requirements or need special services to participate in this training, please notify Carmita Williams at (313) 344-9099 or cwilliams@dwmha.com. Please make arrangements at least two weeks before the training date.

For technical assistance, contact our help desk at 313.451.3792

If you have questions regarding the training, contact Robert Compton at rcompton@dwmha.com

Registration is FULL for this event. Click on the "WAIT LIST" button below to be added to the "WAIT LIST". If a seat becomes available for you to attend, you will receive an email confirmation that you are "REGISTERED".