Lunch & Learn: The Psychology of Pain

February 5, 2020
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TITLE: The Psychology of Pain

PRESENTER: Jennifer Hutchens, PsyD, HSPP

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
∙Understand a brief biopsychosocial perspective of pain.
∙Understand the importance of enhancing a patient's motivation to change in pain treatment.
∙Identify how to start implementing alternative treatments into practice.

Dr. Jennifer Hutchens is a passionate practitioner-scholar in the field of clinical psychology who divides her time between clinical practice, training and consulting. In her clinical practice, she delivers Motivational Interviewing (MI), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and other evidence-based treatments to adult and adolescent clients with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and adjustment problems, such as anxiety, stress, depression, and addictions. Dr. Hutchens is part of a multi-disciplinary team in a medical office focusing on the holistic treatment pain management, in addition to being CEO of Hutchens & Associates, LLC. In her consulting work, she has provided supervision and training to clinicians and other providers as they acquired skills to deliver services in an ethical and effective manner. She regularly provides workshops and seminars and has trained over 300 individuals in the last three years in various topics such as Motivational Interviewing, communication effectiveness, working with substance use disorder and severe mental illness, psychological assessment, and parenting. Dr. Hutchens is active in state and national government and is a member of the APA and IPA.  She has taught adjunct at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana for both the Psychology Department and PsyD program.

Lunch & Learn - Identifying Grant Opportunities for Substance & Opioid Use Disorders

February 26, 2020
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Lunch & Learn - Identifying Grant Opportunities for Substance & Opioid Use Disorders

Cody Mullen, PhD, Indiana Rural Health Association

The country is currently working hard to address the opioid and now substance use disorder epidemic. In order to address this growing public health concern, a lack of financial resources is one of the biggest barriers for prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts. Federal, state and local government grant opportunities may provide some relief to offset this barrier. Attend this Lunch & Learn to hear from Dr. Cody Mullen, IRHA’s Policy, Research, and Development Officer, on how to identify grant opportunities, how to understand the requirements to apply for and then deliver the grant, and supports throughout the state during this process.

Lunch & Learn: Opioid Use Disorder - An Overview

March 4, 2020
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TITLE: Opioid Use Disorder - An Overview 

PRESENTER: Jennifer Hutchens, PsyD, HSPP

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
∙Explain a brief history of the rise of opioids.
∙Explain the social impact of opioid crisis.
∙Explain the medical care impact of the opioid crisis.
∙Explain the financial impact of the opioid crisis.
∙Explain the treatment for Opioid Use Disorder.

Dr. Jennifer Hutchens is a passionate practitioner-scholar in the field of clinical psychology who divides her time between clinical practice, training and consulting. In her clinical practice, she delivers Motivational Interviewing (MI), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and other evidence-based treatments to adult and adolescent clients with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and adjustment problems, such as anxiety, stress, depression, and addictions. Dr. Hutchens is part of a multi-disciplinary team in a medical office focusing on the holistic treatment pain management, in addition to being CEO of Hutchens & Associates, LLC. In her consulting work, she has provided supervision and training to clinicians and other providers as they acquired skills to deliver services in an ethical and effective manner. She regularly provides workshops and seminars and has trained over 300 individuals in the last three years in various topics such as Motivational Interviewing, communication effectiveness, working with substance use disorder and severe mental illness, psychological assessment, and parenting. Dr. Hutchens is active in state and national government and is a member of the APA and IPA.  She has taught adjunct at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana for both the Psychology Department and PsyD program.

Lunch & Learn: Medication Assistance Treatment for Opiate Use Disorder

April 29, 2020
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TITLE: Medication Assistance Treatment for Opiate Use Disorder

SPEAKER: Randy Stevens, MD

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 
∙Learn about the medications used.
∙Understand the prevalence of Opiate Use Disorder.
∙Review the history of the current Opiate Use epidemic.

Randy Stevens, MD, is a board certified family medicine physician and addiction medicine physician . He has provided MAT since 2003 in his practice and at Hamilton Center, the local mental health center . He is a graduate of Duke University and Indiana University School of Medicine . He is active in the teaching of medical students and residents and other health care professionals.