We support evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders with many types of training & knowledge-sharing events.

Back to Basics: Buprenorphine 101

8 Dec 2022, 9:00 am
Ensure your hospital’s medication for addiction treatment (MAT) program is up and running with this online training session. Providers will learn best practices for treating patients with buprenorphine in the emergency department.

Community Outreach

14 Dec 2022, 11:00 am

Special Event Navigator Focused Series

Community Outreach Strategies: Bridge Mentors, Navigators, and Community Organizations. Navigators will learn tips to engage with community partners.

CA Native Connection Project-Community Engagement with Tribal Health

19 Jan 2023, 11:00 am

Navigator Training Focused Series

Learn resources and strategies to navigate the underserved and engage our American Indian/Alaska Native population through our navigator grant-funded project. 

Speakers: Charles Hawthorne & Bridge Mentors

Case Studies: Ethical and Medical Dilemmas

23 Feb 2023, 11:00 am

Navigator Training Focused Series

Ethical and medical dilemmas can be challenging in your navigator role. This session will review ethical and medical dilemmas cases for adults and youth.

Speakers: Bridge Mentors

Building and Strengthening Your Bridge Navigator Program

27 Feb 2023, 8:30 am

Oakland In-Person Training

The Bridge Navigator Program Training Series provides education and resources to hospital teams implementing medication for addiction treatment (MAT) programs in the acute care setting. These training events are specifically for hospitals receiving funding through the Bridge Navigator Program. The session will include plenary and breakout sessions designed to deepen your program connections and MAT knowledge.

Alcohol Use Disorder Update

16 Mar 2023, 11:00 am

Navigator Training Focused Series

Learn about current treatments and best practices for the most common Substance Use Disorder, alcohol.

Speakers: CA Bridge Director

Methamphetamine Update

27 Apr 2023, 11:00 am

Navigator Training Focused Series

This session will review current practices for Methamphetamine Use Disorder and provide best practices for navigators.

Speakers: CA Bridge Director

Reducing Stigma & Changing the Culture

25 May 2023, 11:00 am

Navigator Training Focused Series

Reducing stigma is a key role for the navigator. Learn best practices for overcoming stigma and changing the culture in your hospital. 

Speakers: Charles Hawthorne & Bridge Mentors

Compassion Fatigue & Self Care Strategies

22 Jun 2023, 11:00 am

Navigator Training Focused Series

This session is all about self-care and support for our navigators. We will discuss how to recognize and prevent compassion fatigue.

Speakers: Bridge Mentors & Navigator LMFTs

Best Practices for Substance Use Disorder & Youth

27 Jul 2023, 11:00 am

Navigator Training Focused Series

Learn some best practices for navigating youth with Substance Use Disorder from our own youth opioid fellowship team. 

Speakers: CA Bridge Director

CA Bridge Podcast

The Emerging Trends in Addiction Medicine series features the learnings of hospitals taking part in the CA Bridge Centers of Excellence project.

Request Technical Assistance

CA Bridge provides technical assistance to any hospital or health system seeking support to educate clinicians and clinical communities on medication for addiction treatment (MAT). Submit a formal request here.