Includes a brief history of U.S. health care law regarding behavorial health, i.e. mental health and substance use disorders. The presentation includes an overview of the Behavioral Health relevant sections of the Affordable Care Act and the changes from DSM5 which have converged and which will have significant impact on the delivery of services for substance use disorders.
Learning Objectives: ACA SUD & DSM5 Presentation - Learning Objectives - R Jazwinski
1. Knowledge of the history of policy, law and professional approaches to Substance Use Disorder
2. Understanding the significance of the ACA with regard to the expansion of access to SUD prevention and treatment and the focus on improved outcomes through increased use of evidence based methods
3. Become aware of the resources for providers and patients made available through the ACA
4. Overview of the changes in SUD diagnosis in the DSM 5
5. Awareness of the trend away from viewing SUD as a criminal justice issue and toward behavioral health treatment
1966 BA Psychology - Youngstown University, Ohio
1978 MSSW - Graduate School of Social Work, University of Cincinnati, Ohio
1992 PhD Social Work - New York University, NY NY
I have worked in Human Services and Social Work since 1971. Since 1978 I have worked exclusively in in Addictions, including inpatient, outpatient, HIV/AIDS agency and student health at Columbia University.
3 years teaching Social Work Research in the NYU Graduate Social Work curriculum and Clinical courses in their Post Graduate Certificate in Addictions
Full time faculty member and Curriculum Chair of Chemical Dependency Counseling at Westchester