Removing Stigma Surrounding Substance Use Disorders

Due to COVID-19 the 2020 Coming Together Conference has been canceled. Be sure to check the site for further details regarding next year’s Conference. See you in 2021!

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Th​is Conference is a collaboration between Community Healing Centers and the Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse at Western Michigan University.  Its purpose is to discuss the most current tools and methods of treatment, and to reduce the stigmas associated with substance use disorders and recovery. Professionals from medicine, law, criminal justice, social work, counseling, and education will be joined by national experts and spokespersons in a full day of presentations and workshops. The conference facilitates conversation and partnerships with a variety of community organizations.

Overview

When

October 28, 2021

Where

Fetzer Center

2350 Business One Dr.
Kalamazoo, MI
49048

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What

Coming Together Conference

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When

October 27, 2021

Where

Dalton Lecture Hall

1026 Van De Giessen Rd,
Kalamazoo, MI
49006

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Continuing Education Units (CEU)

In support of improving patient cater, this activity has been planned and implemented by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and WMU SPADA and Behavioral Health Services. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit amount subject to change.

Interprofessional Continuing Education

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

Physicians

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this activity for 6.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Workers

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 6.0 continuing education credits.

Join us in raising awareness of the programs and outreach services available in our community for the children, families, and individuals currently struggling in the shadows of Addiction.

Thank you to our Funders, Conference Hosts, Sponsors, and Exhibitors.

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