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Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a whole-patient approach to treating substance use disorders. Research shows that a combination of medication and behavioral therapies is most successful when treating substance-use disorders. MAT is clinically driven with a focus on individualized patient care. 

*This is course does not meet the requirements under the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 for physician-required training nor the qualification for a waiver to prescribe and dispense buprenorphine.   This course is intended to educate professionals in the mental health and substance abuse industry on MAT.

This course will award 2 continuing education credits. Please see the board approval information below.

Author:  Leesa M. Robertson M.Ed., CAP, NCC, LMHC
Ms. Robertson is licensed in both Georgia and Florida as well as being certified as an alcohol and drug counselor.  She has worked both in the psychiatric hospital and outpatient settings.

Course Information: 
Relevance and Target Audience: This course is designed for master’s level counselors and social workers, addiction professionals, and nurses who work with individuals who have been prescribed medication in conjunction with other types of treatment.
Content level: Intermediate
Course Format: This course is offered as a self-paced distance learning format (reading-based online activity)
System Requirements: This course is offered online.  Internet connection required.

Course Completion Information: To earn continuing education credit, professionals must register and pay the fee for the course.  They must read the content and demonstrate understanding by earning a minimum score of 70 percent on testing materials.  The certificate of completion will be able to be downloaded after the above is completed. Refunds and Cancellations will be granted upon request with the withdrawal of credit for the course.
For questions, concerns or to request special accommodations, please call 866-863-4225 or email [email protected].

CEBroker Provider Number:  50-204
CEBroker Course ID: 20-754326
CEBroker Provider Number: 50-32499
CEBroker Course ID: 20-939430

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Price $15.00

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