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Medication Assisted Treatment Waiver Training

In October 2018, CWR received a three-year federal grant to increase the number of medication assisted treatment (MAT) physicians in Oklahoma. MAT is an evidence-based, highly effective treatment that combines medication with counseling and behavioral therapies to provide a whole-patient approach to addiction treatment. Under the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000, physicians are required to complete specialized training to qualify for a federal waiver to dispense or prescribe approved medication intended for addiction treatment.

This program allows CWR to provide MAT training to all OSU second-year resident physicians, as well as practicing physicians, with the goal of substantially increasing the number of MAT-trained physicians in Oklahoma. Continuing medical education (CME) is available and the trainings are free. 

Upcoming training dates below; please click for regsitration. For trainings that have been canceled, please check this page for updates and future trainings. For more information, contact

  • *CANCELED* Saturday, April 18: 8 hour course at OSU-CHS, Tandy Conference Center
  • *CANCELED* Monday, May 4: 4 hour course at OSU-CHS, Tandy Conference Center


Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI081968 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.