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Increasing Screening for Infectious Disease in Opioid Treatment: Comprehensive Models and Opportunities for Collaboration

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AETC Sponsor(s):
External Sponsor(s):
The Danya Institute-Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center

This is webinar 3 of the Increasing Screening for Infectious Disease in Opioid Treatment web series. The goal of this series is to enhance and increase screening of infectious disease in Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) and to increase collaboration among STI/HIV/HCV clinics, substance use treatment providers, family planning clinics, and others. Participation by all individuals is encouraged.  

Learning Objectives
  • Describe a comprehensive OTP model for care
  • Discuss process for beginning screening for HIV, HCV, and STIs
  • Describe any informal or formal agreements for collaboration between OTPs, care providers, or clinics in addressing the needs of prevention for those who screen negative and care for those who screen positive

Vickie L. Walters, LCSW-C
Executive Director, REACH Health Services

Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH, FASAM
Medical Director, Behavior Resources/REACH Health Services