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Center on Rural Addiction Best Practices Scholarship Program

Sponsor
University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
Deadlines
Nov 30, 2020
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Purpose

This program offers an opportunity for two days of in-person comprehensive training and consultation at the University of Vermont with Center on Rural Addiction (UVM CORA) faculty and staff experts.

The two-day agenda is customizable and determined by the needs of the practice. Ongoing follow-up and support from UVM CORA is provided through email, phone, video-conferencing, and site visits.

Objectives include:

  • Learn how to better support patients in rural areas with complex needs related to substance use disorders (SUDs), including opioid use disorder (OUD)
  • Receive extensive training on topics related to OUD/SUD with a specific focus on evidence-based best practices and how to enhance prevention and treatment in rural communities
  • Explore issues or challenges occurring within their own practice with other experts in the field and gain the skills and resources necessary to make improvements

The curriculum is described in detail in the application instructions.

Eligibility

The Program is intended for teams of up to 4 individuals from practices in rural counties in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and northern New York.

Geographic coverage
Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont
Amount of funding

The cost of travel, room and board, and continuing education credits are covered by UVM CORA.

A stipend of $1,500 will be provided for each participant.

Application process

Download the application instructions for additional information and a link to the online application.

Deadlines are August 31, November 30, and April 30 of each year through April 30, 2022.

Tagged as
Health workforce education and training · Networking and collaboration · Physicians · Primary care · Substance use and misuse · Maine · New Hampshire · New York · Vermont



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