Register for FREE In-Person MAT Waiver Training in Multiple California Locations This Fall

The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, the California Department of Health Care Services-funded California Hub and Spoke System, and UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs are offering multiple Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Waiver Trainings across California from September to December 2018. Space is limited and registration will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Please register now.

These half-day training sessions are the in–person portion of the Half and Half MAT Waiver Training. This training is ideal for MDs, DOs, PAs and NPs who are interested in prescribing buprenorphine.

For more information about the steps needed to obtain the Data 2000 Waiver to prescribe buprenorphine, go to

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
Trainer: Tim Fong, MD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA
Location: Tarzana Yolanda Facility, Tarzana, CA

Monday, October 15th, 2018 - 8:30am -1:00pm 
Trainer: Ken Saffier, MD, Medical Director of Choosing Change, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers   
Location: Partnership Health Plan of CA, Redding, CA

Thursday, October 18th, 2018 - 8:30am -1:00pm 
Trainer: Ken Saffier, MD
Location: Central Valley Opioid Coalition, Fresno, CA

Friday, October 19th, 2018 - 8:30am -1:00pm 
Trainer: TBD
Location: Sequoia Conference Center, Eureka, CA

Monday, October 29th, 2018 - 8:30am -1:00pm 
Trainer: Jeff DeVido, MD, Chief, Addiction Services at Marin Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
Location: Aegis Marysville, Marysville, CA

Monday, November 5th, 2018 - 8:30am -1:00pm 
Trainer: Jeff Devido, MD, Chief, Addiction Services at 
Location: Hansen Family Health Center, Woodland, CA

Thursday, November 8th, 2018 - 8:30am -1:00pm
Trainer: Brian Hurley, MD, Medical Director of Co-Occurring Disorder Services at LACDMH
Location: Fashion Valley Comprehensive Treatment Center, San Diego, CA

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - 8:30am -1:00pm 
Trainer: Brian Hurley, MD
Location: Rustin Conference Center, Riverside, CA 

Sponsored and Hosted By:

AAAP, California Department of Healthcare Services & the CA Hub and Spoke System MAT Expansion Project

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