Virtual Learning Series

The Virtual Learning Series is a part of the Iowa Department of Public Health’s initiatives that supports prevention, treatment and recovery from substance use disorders and problem gambling. To learn more, visit https://www.regcytes.extension.iastate.edu/behavioralhealth/.

Date / Time Presenter(s) Description
Wednesday,
September 16, 2020
2:02pm to 3:03pm
Telehealth in Iowa David Depew, tLMHC, CRC, CADC
Kim Kelly, LMSW, LMHC, IADC

The utilization of telehealth has increased exponentially for health services, including behavioral health, as Iowa deals with the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Tuesday,
September 15, 2020
11:11am to 12:12pm
Alcohol-Related Disparities in Iowa: What We Know and What We Can Do Paul Gilbert, PhD, ScM

Dr.


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Thursday,
September 10, 2020
2:02pm to 3:03pm
An Update on Iowa's Medical Cannabidiol Program Owen Parker, MPH

Develop an understanding of the challenges, structure, and data from the first 18 months of Iowa’s program, and how the passage of HF2589 makes changes to the program.


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Wednesday,
September 02, 2020
2:02pm to 3:03pm
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics: Improving Care and Outcomes for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders Rebecca McCrackin, Psy.D.

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) are changing the landscape of healthcare across the country.


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Wednesday,
August 26, 2020
2:02pm to 3:03pm
The New Nicotine Addiction Tabetha Gerdner

Understanding the new nicotine addiction and how to address this addiction in a substance use setting.


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Wednesday,
September 09, 2020
2:02pm to 4:04pm
Contingency Management: A First Line Intervention for Treatment of Stimulant Use Disorders Patricia (Pat) Stilen, MSW

Contingency management approaches are based on principles of operant conditioning.


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Wednesday,
September 30, 2020
9:09am to 4:04pm
Person Centered Planning Anastasia B Edmonston, MS, CRC
Dave Anders, MS

The Virtual Learning Series: Person Centered Planning event will take place on September 30, 2020.


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Thursday,
July 30, 2020
2:02pm to 3:03pm
Rules, Rules, Rules - Licensing Made Simple

The presentation will consist of an overview of 641 Iowa Administrative Code chapter 155.


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Tuesday,
July 21, 2020
2:02pm to 3:03pm
Multiple Pathways of Recovery

The presenter will shed some light on how the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) developed and where it is today.


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Wednesday,
July 08, 2020
3:03pm to 4:04pm
Prevention Along the Continuum

This breakout will take a deep dive into the role of primary prevention in the behavioral health continuum, the science that supports primary prevention and lessons learned in the translation betwe


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