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A Primer on Non-Medical Prescription Opioid Misuse: Prevalence, Trends, and Clinical implications

CE Hours 3

About this live event

Across the nation, drug overdose deaths have increased greatly in recent years. Non-medical prescription opioids and other illicit drugs pose dangerous consequences for those engaging in substance misuse. Given the link of onset of substance misuse and the presence of mental health conditions, health and human service professionals have an integral role in mitigating use and supporting those engaging in substance misuse. This webinar will provide a look at non-medical opioid misuse in the United States by providing an introductory overview of prevalence, trends, and clinical implications for providers. This is an introductory course and provides factual information based off of the presenter's national research and co-authored publications.

Learning Objectives

  • State the prevalence of non-medical prescription opioid misuse in the United States.
  • Articulate the trends related to non-medical prescription opioid misuse and onset of initial use.
  • Describe supports, resources, and clinical implications to support consumers experiencing substance misuse and their loved ones.

Learning Levels

  • Beginner

Target Audience

This live interactive webinar is intended for behavioral health professionals, including Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, MFT's and Addiction Professionals.

Agenda

11:00am - 11:15am Welcome and Introduction to the Topic

11:15am - 11:30am Terminology related to opioid misuse

11:30am - 11:50am Risk factors to opioid use and non-medical opioid misuse

11:50 am - 12:10pm Prevalence and shifting trends to opioid use and misuse

12:10pm - 12:30pm Opioid misuse among vulnerable populations, marginalized populations, and racial / ethnic minorities

12:30pm - 12:45pm Break

12:45pm - 1:20pm Available supports and resources

1:20pm - 1:55pm Clinical implications to support consumers experiencing substance misuse and their loved one

1:55pm - 2:15pm Recap, Q&A

Live event Instructor(s)

  • Christina Marsack-Topolewski, Ph.D., LMSW

    Christina Marsack-Topolewski, LMSW, PhD is a licensed social worker and an Associate Professor of Social Work at Eastern Michigan University. She received her bachelor’s of science in Special Education from Wayne State University, master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan, and her PhD in Social Work with a dual title in Gerontology from Wayne State University. She has 20 years of experience supporting individuals with disabilities and their family caregivers. She has consulted on cases of individuals with disabilities with co-occurring conditions, including chronic pain. Dr. Marsack-Topolewski received has worked as a professor, clinical therapist, teacher, consultant, and speaker. She has published over 70 research articles in scholarly journals and encyclopedias regarding individuals with disabilities, family caregiving, and aging.

    Dr. Marsack-Topolewski has served as the lead principal investigator on multiple grant-funded programs tailoring services for individuals with disabilities older adults, and chronic illnesses. She is an appointed board member of the U.S. National Task Group (NTG) on Intellectual Disability and Dementia Practices. Dr. Marsack-Topolewski’s research has been featured on National Public Radio (NPR) and ABC News Detroit. Over the past five years, she testified before members of the Michigan Legislature to advocate for new laws that protect against the exploitation and abuse of adults with disabilities. The first of these house bills was signed into law in the state of Michigan in December 2023. In 2024, she received the Ronald W. Collins Distinguished Research Award for Research Excellence. In addition, she received the Arc of Oakland County’s Advocacy Hall of Fame Award in 2024.

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CE Process Info

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  • Association of Social Work Boards - New Jersey (ASWB)

    A Primer on Non-Medical Prescription Opioid Misuse: Prevalence, Trends, and Clinical implications 5735, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by CE Learning Systems, LLC as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: 5/13/2024 - 5/13/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 3 Clinical continuing education credit(s). ACE individual course approval meets the NJ Board of Social Work Examiners requirements for individual course approval pursuant to NJ Code 13:44G-6.4.16. Participation in the ASWB ACE Course Approval Program requires that the provider abide by all of the criteria set forth by New Jersey Administrative Code Title 13 Chapter 44 G Subchapter 6.

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology (NYSEDPSY)

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  • New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy (NYSEDMFT)

    CE Learning Systems dba CE-Credit.com & AddictionCounselorCE.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0045.

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A Primer on Non-Medical Prescription Opioid Misuse: Prevalence, Trends, and Clinical implications
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