stateopioidresponse

State Opioid Response – Professional Development

The State Opioid Response (SOR) project is a comprehensive program through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s State Opioid Response and is a collaboration between the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (WVDHHR) Bureau for Behavioral Health, Marshall University School of Medicine (MU), West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) and West Virginia University School of Medicine (WVU). This initiative will improve the availability of appropriately trained and prepared health care professionals and offer individuals with addictive disorders access to treatment and care anywhere in West Virginia. Several key topics addressed include:

Non-Pharmacological Training

Non-Pharmacological Training

  • National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA)
  • Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
Pharmacological Training

Pharmacological Training 

  • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Basic Training
  • Naloxone Training and Certification
  • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Waiver Training


Health Series & Collaborations  

Health Series & Collaborations  

  • Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) Series, “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Substance Use Disorder”
  • WVSOM Opioid Educational Series
  • Learning Collaborative on Behavioral Health Workforce Shortage
Continuing Medical Education (CME)/Continuing Education (CE) Hours & Scholarships

Continuing Medical Education (CME)/Continuing Education (CE) Hours & Scholarships 

  • West Virginia Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Partnership for Inter-professional CEU
  • WVSOM Alumni Mid-Winter, Summer and Alumni Weekends CME
  • Fourth-year Osteopathic Medical Students Eligible to Receive Scholarships When Serving in West Virginia Counties with High Risk for Overdose Deaths

400 Lee Street North   |   Lewisburg, WV 24901  |  800-566-1258

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