Registration deadline 2/2/22
In this seminar we will discuss the ASAM Criteria in detail with the goal of understanding how these are used to determine the most appropriate (least restrictive while safe) level of care for individuals seeking treatment for substance use disorders. Severity within dimensions will be discussed, as will the methods by which the appropriate subunit of the 4 broad levels of care are recommended.
Christopher Bondi MD has spent the bulk of his career working with patients in the fields of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He has worked in both inpatient and outpatient SUD treatment environments, as well as in teaching hospitals in Vermont and the Midwest. For the past several years, Dr. Bondi has added a teaching focus to his work, working to increase awareness and interest in compassionate treatment of people suffering from Substance Use Disorders. Dr. Bondi currently serves as an instructor for the Vermont Recovery Coach Academy and Recovery Vermont. He also serves as Continuum, and ASAM Criteria Faculty for the American Society of Addiction Medicine.