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Providers' Clinical Support System—Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O)

Start Date: September 2014
End Date: September 2017​

The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) was awarded this grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to train health care professionals to use evidence-based practices in preventing, identifying, and treating opioid dependence. The AAAP is leading a consortium of national professional organizations which includes the AAP. The AAP will be providing pediatricians with 2 educational Webinars per grant year.​

​Webinar #1: Unraveling the Mystery of Acute and Chronic Pain in the Child & Adolescent

July 2, 2015

Webinar #2: Putting the Pieces Together: Strategies for Pain Management
August 6, 2015

Webinar #3: Co-Occurring Psychiatric Illness and Substance Use in Youth 
May 24, 2016

Webinar #4: Rational Pain Management in Children With Chronic Medical Conditions
June 29, 2016


​Webinar #5: Demystifying Buprenorphine Prescribing for Youth With Opioid Use Disorders
June 21, 2017

Webinar #6: Understanding Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome for the General Pediatrician
August 23, 2017

​​For more information and resources visit the PCSS-O Web site

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 5H79TI025595​-03 from SAMHSA.​  The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.​​
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