The Intersection of Harm Reduction, MOUDs and the Criminal Justice System

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Date: November 9, 2022
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Category: Training

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The Wayne State University School of Social Work invites faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members to join us The Intersection of Harm Reduction, MOUD’s and the Criminal Justice System, a 3-hour, interactive training led by Renee Casey BS, Director of Community Corrections/Correctional Services for Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office; Matthew Costello, LMSW, Treatment Ecosystems Manager at the Wayne State University Center for Behavioral Health and Justice; and Jessica Moreno PharmD, BCPP, Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacist at Beaumont Health. Attendees will receive an overview of the criminal justice system, Medications for opioid use disorder and how they come together to create a continuum of care in the criminal justice system.

After completing this training, attendees will:

  • Understand the basics of the criminal justice system 
  • Understand MOUD programming, most frequently prescribed medications, MOUD programming in jails and effect of MOUD medications
  • Understand the basics of harm reduction and how it connects with the criminal justice system

Continuing Education: For questions regarding CE's email or call 313-577-9348.

  • Three (3) Social Work CE's are available for attendees for free. This lecture has been approved by the MI Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative under CE Approval #: MICEC-0058. Pre-registration for CE's is requested via the RSVP form. All attendees seeking CE's must sign-in at the event and stay for the full duration. Attendees will then receive an email after the event with a short quiz and details on when they will receive their digital CE certificate. For details visit the Social Work Office of Continuing Education Events page
  • This course has been approved by the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP) for 3 specific hours of education in the area of substance use disorder for free.

Sponsor: This training is supported by the HRSA funded Trauma Informed Integrated Healthcare-the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Grant (BHWET), which works to increase the comprehensiveness of patient care, especially in medically underserved communities and the SAMHSA funded Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP), which trains social workers, psychologists, nurse practitioners and medical residents to address the current national opioid and substance use crisis by advancing the clinical practice with emphasis on populations at risk for developing or who have developed a recognized opioid or substance abuse disorder.

November 2022