Treatment for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder

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This education course is based on SAMHSAs Decisions in Recovery: Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders Handbook. This education course covers the use of web-based, multimedia tools to decide on medication treatment for opioid use recovery. The training provides information on how to compare medications.   This education covers the Clinical Intake and Screening skills of the Eight Counselor Skill Groups ascribed by NAADAC and NCC AP.

Learning Objectives


Upon completion of this education course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of medications used in opioid use disorder treatment;
  2. Identify tools to discuss medication assisted treatment for opioid use:
  3. Understand web-based, multimedia tools used in recovery.



Professional Care providers


AuthorSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016).
Decisions in Recovery: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder. [Electroni
Decision Support Tool] (HHS Pub No. SMA-16-4993), 2016. Available
from http://www.samhsa.gov/brss-tacs/shared-decision-making

Exam written by: Tamika Lett, PhD Human Services, NCAC II, CSAC, CCTP, QMHP A/C