Inter-Professional Behavioral Healthcare Regional Summit: Opioids and Other Substance Use in Rural Communities

March 4, 2020 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

University Club, Oakland

No Cost and Open to the Public 9:30am-12:00 pm

Approved for 2 hours of Social Work CEUs for WV, PA, MD, and VA

Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work’s Edith Baker Integrated Healthcare Workforce Education and Training Program and joined by California University of Pennsylvania and West Virginia University.

Registration is now closed for this event

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KEYNOTE:  Helping Families and Children Affected by Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders: Key Roles for Social Workers

Dennis Daley, PhD

Sr. Clinical Director, Substance Use Services, UPMC Insurance Division; Professor of Psychiatry and Social Work, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Dr. Daley has a long history of involvement in clinical services, research, teaching, and disseminating information about treatment and recovery from substance use disorders.  He held multiple roles in his 30 years at WPIC including Chief of Addiction Medicine Services (14 years), Director of the Appalachian Tri-State Node of NIDA’s Clinical Trial Network (11 years), Director of Center for Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency Services (10+ years), and Director of Family Studies and Social Work (2 years).  Dr. Daley has presented his work throughout the US, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Taiwan and Vietnam.  He has authored or co-authored over 400 publications including books, chapters, recovery guides, treatment manuals, journal articles and other papers.  He recently published 3 books with Oxford University Press on Recovery From Addiction for: Individuals, Families, and Practitioners.  His materials have been translated in multiple languages and used throughout the world.

COMMUNITY PANEL: Understanding the Opioid Epidemic in Rural Counties: Stories from Healthcare Professionals on the Front Line

Kayti Protos, LCSW
Clinical Coordinator
Bucks Support Services

Leslie Carrese, LSW
MAT Social Worker
St. Margaret Family Health Centers' Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program

J. Deanna Wilson, MD, MPH
Division of Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Location and Address

University Club, Ballroom A

123 University Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number, M01HP31376, Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.