May 14, 2021

1:00PM - 5:30PM PST

VIRTUAL--Half-day Basics of ASAM Criteria Training

This is an exclusive training for WA Health Care Authority. Please contact the hosting agency for registration details.

About the event

This half-day training is designed to provide a brief introduction of The ASAM Criteria. It reviews the historical underpinnings of The Criteria, program-driven vs. clinically-driven care, co-occurring services, ASAM’s six dimensions and levels of service.
The training is targeted toward anyone that wants a general understanding of the ASAM Criteria or has a part in the referral to and delivery of behavioral healthcare services.

Training Objectives:
· Understand the historical foundations and guidelines
of the ASAM Criteria
· Differentiate between program-driven and clinically-driven
models of care
· Review the Six Dimensions and levels of care
· Develop an understanding of continued Stay, Transfer and
Discharge Criteria

About the trainer

Tracey Nicolosi was most recently the Vice President of Addictions, Youth Residential, and Education at Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services (BILH BS). Prior to that position, she served as the Director of Quality Assurance and Licensing/State Opioid Treatment Authority for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health/Bureau of Substance Addiction Services. She holds an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 20 years of experience treating individuals with mental health and substance use disorders. Tracey was also one of the 2019 recipients of the Nyswander/Dole Award, a national award in recognition of outstanding achievement in the treatment of individuals with opioid use disorder.


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