Enrollment options

Course Information

  • Audience: Community health workers
  • Format: Online Webinar
  • Date/Time:

    Webinar 1: November 20, 2018
    12:00-1:00 PM
    Webinar 2: December 4, 2018
    12:00-1:00 PM

  • Price: Free
  • Length: 1 Webinar Session, 1 hour
  • Credential(s) eligible for contact hours: Certificate of completion
  • Competencies: Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
  • Learning Level: Awareness
  • Companion Trainings
  • Supplemental materials:


  • None

About this Webinar

This two-part webinar series will provide:

  • An overview of the opioid epidemic, both at a federal and state-level, focusing on origins and trends related to opioid use disorder and opioid overdose.
  • Discussion of the impact of the opioid epidemic on communities and special populations, including any emerging health disparities.
  • Education on how opioid use disorder can affect other health and social conditions.

What you'll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the prevalence of opioid use disorder and opioid overdose and its impact on our region.
  • Understand how opioid use disorder impacts the health of a community.
  • Describe 3 ways that community health workers can improve care or support recovery for persons with opioid use disorder.

Subject Matter Expert

  • Dr. Robert Roose, Chief,
    Addiction Medicine & Recovery Services,
    Trinity Health Of New England

Registration and Contact Hours

Select the Enroll button below to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact trainingmanager@nephtc.org.

The Certificate of Completion will include the length of the webinar. Generally 50 – 60 minutes is equivalent to 1 contact hour. Contact hours may be applicable towards continuing education requirements for certain credentials. Check with your credentialing body to verify if the topic meets its continuing education requirements.

Self enrollment (Student)