SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Department of Health’s Behavioral Health Division and Recover Wyoming will conduct two trainings in Sheridan related to shared decision making and opioid use disorder, overdose reversal and treatment.
The Shared Decision Making training is Aug. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Best Western-Sheridan Center, 612 North Main St. in the Overland Room.
Shared decision making is an emerging best practice in behavioral and physical health that ensures clients are well-informed and involved in decisions about their health.
Participants will receive an overview of shared decision making and learn about decision aids and the various ways health providers have applied the process. This training is targeted to counselors, case managers, human services staff and treatment center staff.
The training on opioid use disorder, overdose reversal and treatment will also be Aug.13 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Best Western Sheridan Center.
Participants will learn about abuse of opioids in Wyoming, the use of medication assisted treatment and the use of Narcan to reverse an opioid overdose.
This training is open to the general public.
Funding for these trainings is provided by the Wyoming Department of Health, Behavioral Health Division through the federal State Targeted Response Grants.
Both trainings are free of charge, and registration is not required. There are no continuing education unit credits available for this training.
For more information, contact Laura Griffith, Recover Wyoming at 307-421-7261.