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Racial and Ethnic Differences in Opioid Agonist Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in a U.S. National Sample

About the Course:

This course examines opioid agonist treatment racial disparities in treating opioid use disorder among ethnic minorities (Hispanic) and African Americans. Medication assisted treatment (MAT) was studied in opioid treatment programs. It includes differences in Oat receipt across racial/ethic groups, differences in OAT mediated by clinical need factors, differences in OAT mediated by treatment, sociodemographic and geographic factors, and effect modification by primary opioid type.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Racial and Ethnic Differences in Opioid Agonist Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in a U.S. National Sample created by Noa Krawczyk, Kenneth A. Feder, and Michael I. Fingerhood in 2017.

Publication Date:

2017

Course Material Authors

Noa Krawczyk

Noa Krawczyk is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and a member of the Center for Opioid Epidemiology and Policy. Her work centers on bridging research and practice by collaborating with public health and government agencies and advancing science that can help inform evidence-based policies and practices that reduce harm and promote long-term recovery. She has published her work in multiple peer reviewed journals.

Kenneth A. Feder

Kenneth A. Feder is a doctoral students at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Baltimore. MD

Michael I. Fingerhood

Dr. Michael Fingerhood is an associate professor of medicine and public health at the Johns Hopkins University. His areas of clinical expertise include addiction medicine and internal medicine.

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge that opioid agonist treatment is the most effective way to treat OUD.

  2. Identify factors that lead to OAT treatment.

  3. Summarize whether race an ethnicity are a factor in receiving opioid agonist treatment.

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Course Material

References begin on page 10.

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