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PCSS-MOUD has the resources and training you need
to meet the needs of your patients.

PCSS-MOUD is a national training and clinical mentoring project developed in response to the opioid use disorder crisis. Made up of a coalition and led by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP), PCSS-MOUD’s education and training resources are developed for healthcare providers and professionals. The overarching goal of PCSS-MOUD is to provide the most effective evidence-based clinical practices in the prevention of OUD through proper opioid prescribing practices, identifying patients with OUD, and the treatment of opioid use disorder.

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Designed to enhance providers knowledge and skills in evidence-based treatment practices. Most include CME/CE credit and all offered at no cost.


The PCSS-MOUD Podcasts provides insight into challenges around opioid use disorders and pain management.


Webinars address a wide range of topics related to clinical practices. Most include CME/CE credit and all are offered at no cost.


Videos address an array of topics including: stigma, engaging patients and treatment options.

Clinical Guidance

“Clinical practice guidelines are systematically developed statements to assist practitioner and patient decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances.”(Institute of Medicine, 1990)


These resources for treating OUD and chronic pain were developed for health professionals, patients, family members and significant others of patients and the general community to learn more about the evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorders and the treatment of chronic pain.

Note: Inclusion on the list does not indicate PCSS-MOUD, AAAP, or partner organizations endorse any of the resources listed and exclusion in no way implies other resources are not available or valuable.

Danae DiRocco, MD, MPH; and Chun Tong, MD; and Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH
Credit Available:
CE Credit(s): No
Certificate: No
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has finalized an overhaul of opioid treatment programs (OTPs) that enshrines many flexibilities first implemented during the crisis response to the COVID pandemic. These changes represent the first significant change to methadone treatment in over 20 years. In this episode, we have Dr. Olsen return to our podcast to talk more about these important policy changes and what providers need to know. Dr. Yngvild Olsen is the director for the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. 
Danielle Parrish, Ph.D., MSW; Rebecca Beyda, MD, MS; and Kirk von Sternberg, Ph.D.
Credit Available:
CE Credit(s): Yes
Designations: Social Work CE Credit
Drawing on research and practice experience from both a social work and adolescent medicine perspective, this webinar will present research, best practices and developmental considerations when working with adolescent young women whose lives may interact with the juvenile justice system or courts. The presentation will start with research contrasting current adolescent substance use trends post-COVID with trends in a recent sample of young adolescent women who are justice involved, while highlighting the unique needs of these youth based on prior research. An adolescent medicine perspective will then be provided concerning the risks of pregnancy and HIV/STI and best practices and considerations with this population. Current gender-responsive interventions for this population will be described, with a specific focus on the development and testing of the CHOICES-TEEN intervention, a bundled risk reduction Telehealth intervention designed to reduce the risks of substance-exposed pregnancy (alcohol and marijuana) and HIV/STI.
Felipe Castillo, MD
Credit Available:
CE Credit(s): Yes
Designations: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, AAPA Category 1 CME, Nursing Contact Hours, Social Work, Pharmacy, IPCE
There are not enough treatment providers to meet the needs of our patients with OUD. Telemedicine can increase access to patients who require ongoing substance use disorder treatment. However, there are numerous regulatory, logistical and other clinical questions, which are also rapidly changing, around implementing telemedicine delivery of medication treatment for OUD (tele-MOUD). In this presentation, we will: present evidence on tele-MOUD but focus most of the discussion on clinical considerations in using implementing telemedicine to deliver quality buprenorphine treatment.
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