Substance Use Disorders in Jails

Thursdays, noon-1pm


This 12- session ECHO series will cover:

Neurobiology of Substance Use Disorders
Addiction and Criminality
Medically supervised withdrawal
Opioid, Methamphetamine, and Alcohol Use Disorders
Release Planning and Continuation of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
Recovery Peers within the Criminal Justice System
Jail staff resiliency

We encourage jail administrative and healthcare teams to commit to participating together in all 12- sessions. We will prioritize enrolling participants from Oregon.

*Accreditation: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Credit: Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, Substance Use Disorders in Jails has met the requirements as a Lifelong Learning CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology

ABIM: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Your information will be shared with the ACCME to grant credit.

This program is registered for MOC part II through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).


Session/Title Date
1 - Intro to ECHO: Why We Are Here 9/15/2022
2 - Neurobiology of SUD 9/22/2022
3 - SUD & Recidivism 9/29/2022
4 - Jail Screening / Booking- Risk for Withdrawal 10/6/2022
5 - Medications and Delivery for OUD and AUD 10/13/2022
6 - Medically Supervised Withdrawal Protocols 10/20/2022
7 - Roadmap- How to Build a MOUD Program 10/27/2022
8 - Planning for Release 11/3/2022
9 - Funding and Collaborative Opportunities to Expand SUD Care within the Community 11/10/2022
10 - Recovery Peers within the CJS- Background Process 11/17/2022
11 - Culture Change and SUD Stigma within CJS 12/1/2022
12 - Jail Staff Resiliency, Summary of Program, Open Discussion/Updates from Cohort 12/8/2022
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