Tribal Behavioral Health 103: The Opioid Epidemic and American Indian/Alaska Native Communities
Tribal Behavioral Health 103: The Opioid Epidemic and American Indian/Alaska Native Communities is the third in a four-course learning series.
This course will provide Tribes and Tribal Serving Organizations and public health professionals with information about a very important problem that our country is facing—the opioid epidemic—and, more specifically, how the opioid problem is impacting tribal or American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
The Behavioral Health curriculum is designed to provide general guidance and understanding to increase knowledge among tribal health departments.
Academic Faculty/Staff, Federal Government Employees, State Government Employees, Local Government Employees, Non-Government Employees and Students.
- Interpret the recent public health data on opioid use rates for American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs)
- Identify the impact of the opioid crisis in relation to AI/ANs
- Recognize the types of treatment for opioid misuse
Brady Garrett, PhD
Brady Garrett is an enrolled citizen of the Oklahoma Cherokee Nation.
He has worked for Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health for the past five years in research and clinical capacities. Brady earned his PhD in counseling psychology in 2013.
His research interests include American Indian health disparities, prescription opioid misuse, suicide prevention, and the MMPI-2-RF.
Brady’s clinical interests include the implementation of the MMPI-2-RF, motivational interviewing, suicide prevention interventions, and anxiety disorders.
- 1.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 1.00 hour(s) of credit for completing Tribal Behavioral Health 103: The Opioid Epidemic and American Indian/Alaska Native Communities
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