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Advancing Racial Equity Training Series – Session 1: Developing a Shared Language for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Project Arizona Rural Opioid Response Implementation (AzRORI) and Opioid Response Network (ORN) PresentsAdvancing Racial Equity Training Series

Session 1: Developing a Shared Language for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The webinar is open to anyone in Arizona. We are specifically looking for people who work in emergency, primary and behavioral healthcare in  Gila, Graham and Mohave  counties. 

Highly recommended pre-recorded 65-75-minute training will be distributed around June 15, 2022, or upon registration, whichever comes first.

This two-part training series provides two CME/CEU credits per session.

One University of Arizona Spark Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) credit hour has been applied for this training session.

Topics covered: 

  • Outline the meaning of diversity, equity and inclusion for approaching substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid use disorder (OUD) prevention, treatment and recovery
  • Analyze the intersection and impact of systemic racism and drug policy
  • Analyze microaggressions and how to address them individually and organizationally

Opioid Response Network speakers: Nicole M. Augustine, MPH; Lawrence Bryant, PhD; Laurie Johnson-Wade, CRS; Troy Montserrat-Gonzales, LPC; Deena M. Murphy, PhD

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To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
CME Credit/Disclaimer: 

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has reviewed Advancing Racial Equity Training Series (series and enduring material) and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 06/15/2022 to 06/15/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This training meets the requirements for the California Board of Registered Nurses. Accreditation from the National Association of Social Workers is under review. 

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,000,000. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the 

U.S. Government. Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI083343 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 12:00pm


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Estefania Mendivil
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Center for Rural Health