Trauma-Informed Care and Substance Use Disorder

Trauma-Informed Care and Substance Use Disorder
    315 SW 5th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Join Lydia Bartholow (DNP, PMHNP, CARN-AP), substance use disorder specialist and educator, and Associate Director of Behavioral Health at the Blackburn Center at Central City Concern, along with other area voices, as they lead an interactive workshop focused on the intersection between psychological trauma and substance use disorders. They will lay out the scope of the issues, highlight the most effective and lasting forms of engagement and treatment, and provide an in-depth review of the importance of trauma-informed care and patient-centered systems when engaging people experiencing substance use disorders.

Learning objectives include:

  • Demonstrate comprehension of core trauma informed care values

  • Review safety as a prerequisite of trauma informed care, as it pertains to MAT

  • Understand the complexities of patient engagement in MAT programs, and how to respond to lack of engagement

  • Develop skills in trauma-informed boundary setting

  • Understand when and how to refer patient to an alternate level of care

This workshop is FREE and includes continental breakfast.

Attendance is limited, so please RSVP

CareOregon’s pharmacy team hosts an ongoing examination of healthcare topics that:

• Highly impact patient quality of life

• Require complex management

• May lead to increased ED and hospital visits

Attendees gain valuable tools and insights, exploring different elements of patient medication risk, improving their ability to contribute as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

For questions:

Paul Carson carsonp@careoregon.org