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WAFCA-CE (Part 1 of 2) American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Criteria
Thursday, February 11, 2021, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM CST
Category: WAFCA CE Training

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS FULL. YOU MAY ADD YOUR NAME TO THE WAITLIST, IF INTERESTED.

This is a two-part training occurring over two days (registration includes both days):

(Part 1 of 2) February 11th from 9am-4:30pm  (30 minute lunch provided)
(Part 2 of 2) February 12th from 9am-12:30pm

Workshop Description
This training is designed for Substance Abuse Program providers interested in understanding and learning the skills to use the ASAM criteria for establishing medical necessity, assessing treatment needs, and determining appropriate level of care placements for consumers with substance use issues. The training format will include lecture with a focus on transfer of knowledge to immediate clinical application.

Learning Objectives:
1) Understand the clinical benefits of utilizing the ASAM Criteria
2) Know the six dimensions utilized to assess medical necessity and patient need profiles
3) Identify and recognize distinguishing characteristics of the recognized ASAM levels of care
4) Demonstrate an ability to apply dimensional criteria information to determine treatment decisions, including Level of care placement

About the Presenter:
Saima Chauhan, LCSW, CSAC, ICS, EMT-B moved from Arkansas to Wisconsin with her family in 2015. Saima has 20 years of professional experience in the substance abuse and Mental Health field. September of this year Saima joined the Bureau of Prevention Treatment and Recovery (BPTR) team at DHS as the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Coordinator. Before BPTR she served as a Clinical Team Manager at Journey Mental Health Center, overseeing 5 programs including outpatient substance use services, a culturally specific African American program, the impaired driving assessment program, medication assisted treatment program, drug court, and adult clinical services.

 

Attendees earning credits at this event will be provided CEU credits by Saima Chouhan. This event is not NBCC Certified.

Wisconsin Association of Family & Children's Agencies (WAFCA)
16 N Carroll St, #750
Madison, WI 53703  (608) 257-5939 
www.wafca.org


 


Contact: Rachel Kruse: [email protected], 608.257.5939