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UW Project ECHO

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2977

Email: projectecho@uwyo.edu

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Behavioral Health

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The Behavioral Health network is an online professional learning community supporting evidenced-based and promising practices in substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery services. This network provides participants with an opportunity to be part of an online professional community promoting awareness through a brief topic presentation by experts in the field, followed by case study and review.

Network participants include community mental health and substance use centers, healthcare/medical providers, pharmacists, prevention specialists, peer specialists, treatment providers, recovery community, community health workers, probation, law enforcement, public health, professionals.


Prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can and do recover.

UW ECHO in Behavioral Health is a collaboration with the Wyoming Department of Health and Mountain Plains ATTC (Addiction Technology Transfer Center).


Sessions are on Wednesdays, bi-weekly,
11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. MT
via Zoom video conferencing technology.

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Learning Topics - SPRING 2019

January 16

Funding Opportunities That Support
Programs for Substance Use Disorders

This session will cover several grants that are available in Wyoming. It will also include a broader discussion on funding sources for programs and facilities.

Presenter:
Kristin DeProspero
Solutionz Inc.

January 30

Best Practices for Managing Grants
This session will cover how to manage grant funding, including how to keep records for
ease of auditing, auditing requirements, and how those requirements
relate to your facility's business practices.

Presenter:
Kristin DeProspero
Solutionz Inc.

 February 13

The Pros and Cons of Different Models of Pain Clinics

Presenter:
John Mansell, MD
Powder River Pain Clinic

February 27

DATA 2000 Waiver 
This presentation will focus on the DATA 2000 Waiver, what it is, who needs one,
and how you can become a waivered provider.

Presenter:

Dr. Laura McNicholas

March 13

Using Telehealth to Deliver Medication Assisted Treatment 

Presenter:

Dr. Eric Weintraub MD

March 27

Wait Times and No-shows: Impacting Client Recovery and the Bottom Dollar

Presenter:

Beth A. Rutkowski, MPH

April 10

A Brief Overview of Peer Support Services:
Wages, Compensation, and Career Growth

This webinar will include an overview of the current state of peer support services
in behavioral health, the evidence that supports the effectiveness of these services,
and the career trajectories for this workforce.
A national review of peer support specialist compensation provides a framework
for state and local comparisons and pathways for career growth.

Presenter:

Dr. Allen Daniels, Ed.D.
Behavioral Health Consultant

April 24

Creative Ways to Implement Peer Specialist Services
Within an Existing Array of Services

This session will explore mindfulness, yoga and breathing practice
and how it complements SAMSHA’s 8 dimensions of wellness.

Presenter:

Mya Boren

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May 8

Successfully Implementing a Peer Specialist Program

Presenter:

Laura Schmid-Pizzato

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May 22

Integration of Forensic Peer Specialists & the Sequential Intercept Model

The presentation will provide a brief overview of Peer Support in the Criminal Justice System with emphasis on identifying mainstream components of each intercept in the Wyoming community as well as not so common places where Peer Support has been effective.

Presenter:

Stephen Durant

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June 5

Suboxone in the Emergency Room

Presenter:

Dr. Don Stader, MD

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COMING SOON

The UW ECHO in Behavioral Health team is in the process of planning
several new modules, to include the following topic areas:

Peer support / Peer Specialist Core Competencies

Probation, Parole, and Court Supervised Treatment

Opioid State Targeted Response  (STR) Grants


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Contact Us

UW Project ECHO

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2977

Email: projectecho@uwyo.edu

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