Mon, Feb 07 | Offered Via Zoom

Opioid Training for Traditional Health Workers

One course broken into 4 weekly 4-hour sessions that cover overdose prevention, response, and naloxone administration and access. Earn a total of 16 CEU contact hours.

Time & Location

Feb 07, 1:00 PM PST – Mar 07, 5:00 PM PST
Offered Via Zoom

About The Event

Broaden your understanding of addiction, overdose prevention, response, and naloxone administration through an engaging online training series. The series will be held for 4 weekly sessions that are 4 hours each during the month of February. The training is geared toward Traditional Health Workers, law enforcement, and community partners that engage with primary care and other practicitioners as effective members of the treatment team. 

Earn up to 16 CEU contact hours that are available to Traditional Health Workers and MHACBO.

Topics include:

  • The biological, epigenetic, and social origins of addiction
  • The historical and current-day context for opioid use and addiction
  • Signs, symptoms, and impacts of opioid addiction on individuals and families
  • High-level overview of evidence-based Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) model, especially emphasizing best practices of a comprehensive and team-centered approach
  • Local MAT resources specific to Eastern Oregon
  • Naloxone training, including history and context, how to obtain and administer, and the importance of immediate follow-up post-administration
  • Specifics of CHW/THW roles in the MAT treatment team, including role play and application exercise.

Please attend all 4 sessions. One-time registration will cover all 4 sessions, scheduled from 1-5pm on 



2/28/22 and 


Facilitators: Lisa Ladendorff, LCSW, Connie Sherrard, MSW, and Edna Murrieta

Questions? Contact Connie Sherrard at

  • Opioid Training for THWs

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