Date & Time
Monday, April 29, 2024, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
126 Expanding Substance Use Disorder Treatment in the Juvenile Setting*

Explore one juvenile justice center's experience in building a robust substance use disorder program in response to rising opioid use among its population. This presentation will review how to effectively collaborate with community organizations and internal departments across the probation, guidance, and medical teams while centering on the youths' voice throughout the process. It also will highlight how to use the electronic health record to facilitate this work.

Educational Objectives

  • Summarize one center's experience in responding to escalating opioid-related challenges by fostering teamwork among stakeholders
  • Review effective ways to collaborate across teams and include the youth voice in substance use disorder programming
  • Examine how to leverage existing tools to improve the coordination of evidence-based care across the team