Columbia Pacific Opioid & Substance Use Summit - 2020 and 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 annual fall Opioid & Substance Use Summit in Seaside has been rescheduled for October 11-12, 2021. We look forward to reconnecting in person then.

New virtual offerings for 2020

Columbia Pacific CCO knows that our region’s need for treatment and support in recovery remains, and we are committed to meeting that need. We have redirected budget from this year’s summit to fund virtual behavioral health trainings. Click here for all info.

These trainings are open to professional and traditional health workers in the Columbia Pacific CCO region.

3 training opportunities in behavioral health

Community Reinforcement Approach to Family Training (CRAFT) for clinicians and peers. 7.5 hours CEU approved.

CRAFT training, August 7 and 14, supports clinicians in teaching specific principles to patients and families. Seventy percent of families who use the CRAFT system are successful in getting their loved one into treatment within one year.

Community health worker class. Tuition reimbursement offered.

This Oregon State University behavioral health class is for community health workers who have completed the entry-level training. Register: workspace.oregonstate.edu/course/community-health-worker-continuing-education-course-mental-and-behavior-health.

For reimbursement, contact Tetty Bergin at bergint@careoregon.org.

Traditional health worker certification. Up to $1,000 reimbursement offered.

Any Traditional Health Worker certification course that’s approved by the Oregon Health Authority is eligible. Find approved classes at oregon.gov/oha/OEI/Pages/THW-OHA-Approved-Training-CEU.aspx.

If interested, contact Tetty Bergin at bergint@careoregon.org 

Questions? Email Melissa Brewster at brewsterm@careoregon.org

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