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Dartmouth College

AXL: Advanced Opioid Use Disorder X-waiver Team Learning Collaborative - Intersections of Intimate Partner Violence, Opioids, and Trauma: Theory to Practice

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Dartmouth Health Continuing Education for Professionals Home, AXL: Advanced Opioid Use Disorder X-waiver Team Learning Collaborative - Intersections of Intimate Partner Violence, Opioids, and Trauma: Theory to Practice, 9/1/2021 8:00:00 AM - 9/1/2024 9:00:00 AM, This webinar will review clinical procedures and care coordination for MAT providers when working with patients who experience Intimate Partner Violence. It will also identify opportunities for VT Hub & Spoke teams to collaborate with Domestic Violence service providers.

Carole Warshaw, MD, is the Director of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health. Dr. Warshaw has been at the forefront of developing collaborative models and building system capacity to address the mental health, substance use and advocacy concerns of survivors of DV and other trauma, and to create accessible, culturally responsive, domestic violence- and trauma-informed services and organizations. She has written and spoken extensively on these topics both nationally and internationally and has served as an advisor to numerous health, mental health and advocacy organizations and federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE). She also served on the National Research Council Committee on the Assessment of Family Violence Interventions. Dr. Warshaw has maintained a private practice in psychiatry since 1989 and is a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois.

Gabriela Zapata-Alma, LCSW, CADC, is the Director of Policy and Practice on Domestic Violence and Substance Use at the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health; as well as faculty at The University of Chicago, where they coordinate the Advanced Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor certification program at the School of Social Service Administration. Gabriela brings over 15 years of experience supporting people impacted by structural and interpersonal violence through leading evidence-based clinical services, housing, and resource advocacy programs. Currently, Gabriela authors best practices, provides trauma-informed policy consultation with a focus on advancing social justice, as well as capacity building related to serving marginalized communities impacted by trauma and other social determinants of health, nationally and internationally.

Karen Tronsgard-Scott is working toward a world in which all people thrive.  Currently she is focused on building solidarity with others who live to end violence across social spectrums with a focus on gender-based violence.  Ms. Tronsgard-Scott has worked in the field to end gender-based violence since 1995, first at an organization in Ohio, Tri-County Help Center, and since 2007 at the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence where she is the Executive Director. In 2020 Tronsgard-Scott joined the Masters in Restorative Justice Program at the Vermont Law School where she teaches a course focused on domestic and sexual violence responses.  She has been privileged to have worked with organizations and coalitions in the movement to end gender-based violence throughout the United States and Europe.  Ms. Tronsgard-Scott is Movement Maker and alumna of Move to End Violence, a 10-year project designed to create new approaches to addressing gender-based violence.  Her work allows her to deeply explore the synergies that arise when people join together in community, when organizations adopt transformative practices, and when organizations and people actively engage in power sharing and trauma healing.  In the 1980’s Ms. Tronsgard-Scott worked at the Chitra Lane School for children with developmental disabilities in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where she was first exposed to authentic leadership and transformation.  Ms. Tronsgard-Scott holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University in Environmental Policy and Analysis and a Master’s Degree in Political Science with a certificate in Public Administration from Ohio University.

Learning Outcome(s)

Participants will be able to identify at least three evidence-based strategies that are designed to enhance the clinical team-based care of patients with substance or opioid use disorders treatment.

The activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content for this activity have reported NO financial relationship(s)* with ineligible companies**. 

* A “financial relationship" includes employee, researcher (named as the PI), consultant, advisor, speaker, independent contractor (including contracted research), royalties or patent beneficiary, executive role, and/or an ownership interest (not including stocks owned in a managed portfolio).

** An ineligible company is any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Bibliographic Resources
Warshaw C, Tinnon, E., Cave, C.,. Tools for Transformation: Becoming Accessible, Culturally Responsive, and Trauma-Informed Organizations. National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health 2018.
Warshaw C, and Tinnon, E.,. Coercion Related to Mental Health and Substance Use in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence: A Toolkit for Screening, Assessment, and Brief Counseling in Primary Care and Behavioral Health Settings. National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health;2018.
Miller E, Goodman, LA., Thomas, KA., Peterson, A., Scheer, JR., Woulfe, JM., Warshaw, C.,. Trauma-Informed Approaches for LGBQT* Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Data. National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health;2016.
Warshaw C, and Brashler, P.,. Mental Health Treatment for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence. In: Mitchell C, Anglin D, eds. Intimate partner violence: A health-based perspective. New York, NY, US: Oxford University Press; 2009:335-387.
Phillips P, Warshaw, C., Kaewken, O., . Literature Review: Intimate Partner Violence, Substance Use Coercion, and the Need for Integrated Service Models National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health;2020.
Gilbert L, El-Bassel N, Manuel J, et al. An Integrated Relapse Prevention and Relationship Safety Intervention for Women on Methadone: Testing Short-Term Effects on Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Use. Violence Vict. (5):657-672.
Warshaw C, Sullian, CM., Rivera, EA.,. A Systematic Review of Trauma-Focused Interventions for Domestic Violence Survivors. National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, & Mental Health 2013.
Courtois C, and Ford, JD.,. Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders (Adults): An Evidence-Based Guide. United Kingdom: Guilford Publications; 2009.
Warshaw C, Lyon, E., Bland PJ., Phillips, H., Hooper, M.,. Mental Health and Substance Use Coercion Surveys. National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health and National Domestic Violence Hotline;2014.


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