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The WHI Opioid Project
2022 Washtenaw Opioid Summit | Day 1 Keynote
Developing Culturally Targeted Effort for Communities of Color Presented by Dr. Katrina Wyche Link to Slides: https://cc2d878d-1279-40fa-8ecf-e295b2e38f8e.usrfiles.com/ugd/cc2d87_a229fe9040ca4b1aa24fa405bf8726b3.pdf Since the onset of the opiate crisis the United States has reached the highest rates ever reported in its history. Initially it appeared this epidemic was only impacting Caucasians however more recent research has shown that this crisis is in fact impacting already disproportionately impacted by a range of health disparities and the addition of an opioid dependence increases these risks. This training will examine the opiate crisis from a different cultural perspective and will discuss culturally appropriate strategies and practices when working with communities of color. Dr. Katrina J. Wyche, has been in the human services field over 20 years on a volunteer and professional basis. Wyche currently serves as the Divisional Director for SheRays and TTJ Group, LLC. She obtained her Doctorate of Education Leadership (Ed.D), with a focus on Cross-Cultural Leadership and Organizational Development & Design from Xavier University where she is also an Adjunct Professor. She is also an Associate Trainer for Faith Partners, LLC. Currently she provides board leadership and consultation to FuturePromise, a group home for emotionally disturbed adolescence. She is a founding member of Wyoming Community in Action. She has served as a trainer and consultant for Interact for Health, Faith Partners, Inc, and PreventionFirst!. She served on the board of directors for the Alcohol and Drug Prevention Association of Ohio. Wyche also is the Co-developer of the Building Prevention with Faith: A Faith-Based Substance Abuse Prevention Toolkit.
2022 Opioid Summit Breakout | Why People Stay
Why People Stay - Workforce Retention in Community Behavioral Health Presented by Emily Bass Link to Slides: https://cc2d878d-1279-40fa-8ecf-e295b2e38f8e.usrfiles.com/ugd/cc2d87_c26081c17a3a4c6db31e51311b803bd4.pdf Staff turnover has long been a problem in the mental health field and can be costly for organizations, mental health workers, and the clients they serve. While we know a great deal about why people leave, less is known about why mental health workers stay. This webinar will share current research based on interviewing people who have remained in their jobs for at least 14 years to understand why they stayed, even during trying times.
2022 Opioid Summit Breakout | Opioid Settlement Survey and the Substance Use Vulnerability Index
Opioid Settlement Survey and the Substance Use Vulnerability Index Presented by: Katie Postmus Gabrielle Stroh-Steiner Link to Survey Result Slides: https://cc2d878d-1279-40fa-8ecf-e295b2e38f8e.usrfiles.com/ugd/cc2d87_cc3d312f7d6f4c648922af37a3ebbaae.pdf Link to SUVI Slides: https://cc2d878d-1279-40fa-8ecf-e295b2e38f8e.usrfiles.com/ugd/cc2d87_8160eaafbeca45818bf8eddf7d2d54d5.pdf
2022 Opioid Summit Breakout | Engaging Pregnant and Parenting People with SUD
Engaging Pregnant and Parenting People with SUD Presented by: Taylor Tassie, Home of New Vision Wendy Klinski, Home of New Vision Dr. Maria Muzik, Michigan Medicine Dr. Cortney Townsel, Michigan Medicine Links to Slides: https://cc2d878d-1279-40fa-8ecf-e295b2e38f8e.usrfiles.com/ugd/cc2d87_6b6f5695f8d440a182b02dc6c7d174b5.pdf
2022 Opioid Summit Breakout | After the X-Waiver: A MOUD Curriculum for ED Residents
After the X-Waiver: Implementation of an Curriculum on MOUD for Emergency Medicine Residents Presented by Dr. Aaron Krumheuer Link to Slides: https://cc2d878d-1279-40fa-8ecf-e295b2e38f8e.usrfiles.com/ugd/cc2d87_e3b31713244743f599c104fdcacb96cf.pdf As a point-of-entry for many people-who-use drugs, the emergency department (ED) is in a unique position to intervene in the course of opioid use disorder (OUD) -- yet there are still many missed opportunities. This presentation will cover the efforts of the University of Michigan Emergency Department to better care for patients who present with opioid-related harms. Since 2021, the X-Waiver is no longer mandated to prescribe medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD), necessitating a re-evaluation of the educational needs of providers. Our group set out to create a novel curriculum for our resident physicians to teach the central tenets of harm reduction and MOUD. This was informed by a needs assessment as well as attitudes and opinions survey conducted at the beginning of the study period. With funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, we created a series of educational interventions to address knowledge gaps, stigma, and implicit biases within our physicians-in-training, with the goal of elevating the standard-of care in our department and providing evidence-based treatment for all our patients.
Opioid Project Educational Webinar: Effective Engagement in the ED
With overdose numbers on the rise due to the effects of COVID-19, linking people who use opioids to effective treatment modalities has become more critical than ever. Locally, our Emergency Departments have expanded options and access to medications to treat opioid use disorder (MOUD).
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