Cultural Humility Series: Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in Veterans from BIPOC Communities Part 1
Home Base Virtual Training
January 29, 2024
This program is designed to help providers understand the experiences of military service that might contribute to medical conditions, including substance use disorder, and shape veterans’ preferences for seeking care. The presentations will provide an overview of common values, terms, and characteristics of the military population, while also incorporating a nuanced understanding of the inequities, historical and current, affecting veterans from Black, Indigenous, and Peoples of Color (BIPOC) communities.
This program is intended for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Peer support specialists, and administrative personnel.
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Describe the differences between Cultural Humility and Cultural Competence.
- Explain the branches of the military, the military hierarchical structure, and the differences between active duty and reserve/guard components.
- Discuss substance use in the military community, the history of the military’s management of substance use, and inequities in treatment.
- Describe the contributions, service, and sacrifices of underrepresented veterans in the Armed Forces.
- Explain foundations of merit-based culture and why/how it is inequitable for racial/ethnic minorities.
Cultural Humility Series: Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in Veterans from BIPOC Communities Part 1:
Understanding Military Culture and Substance Use Through a Cultural Humility Framework | Wesley Sanders, PhD & Armand Hunter
Dispelling the Myth of Meritocracy in the Military | Crystal Ellington
- 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
McLean Hospital designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 2.75 Nursing Contact Hours
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 2.75 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.
- 2.75 Social Workers
The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers
This program has been approved for 2.75 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number
- 2.75 Participation
This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.
Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.
- 2.75 Psychologists CE Credit
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This offering meets the criteria for 2.75 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.