University of Wisconsin–Madison

Education and Training

Administrative and clinical staff and clients

For administrators, staff and clients, consider showing brief videos that describe the benefits of medication-assisted treatment, such as Beyond Rock Bottom: Medication-Assisted Treatment, produced by Plan Your Recovery:

Offer training presentations

Invite a local treatment provider or a doctor who specializes in addiction medicine to talk to staff and clients, covering the following topics:

Testimonials

Information can reduce the stigma related to using buprenorphine, but lived experience and real-world success stories can also change attitudes.

  • Share videos of clients who have achieved recovery from opioid addiction with buprenorphine treatment.
  • Invite members of local medication-assisted recovery support groups to give in-person presentations.

Education and Training Resources

ATTC Network

ATTC/NIATx Service Improvement Blog

American Society of Addiction Medicine

NAADAC

SAMHSA

Specifically for the criminal justice system:

National Drug Court Institute

  • Educating Drug Courts on Medication-assisted Treatment Online Course: Nine modules on medication assisted treatment will be available on www.ndcrc.org

Page updated: 09/25/2020

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