Phases of Treatment (TIP 43, Chapter 7)

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs (TIP 43)

About the Course:

Phases of Treatment (TIP 43, Chapter 7): Medicated-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs (TIP 43) The model described in this chapter comprises either five or six patient-centered phases for planning and providing MAT services and evaluating treatment outcomes in an opioid treatment program (OTP), including the (1) acute, (2) rehabilitative, (3) supportive-care, (4) medical maintenance), (5) tapering (optional), and (6) continuing-care phases.

Course materials are from Chapter 7. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 1) by ordering the book free of charge from:

Course materials are from Chapter 7, found on pages 101 to 120 of pdf document.



Publication Date:

Revised 2011


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about phases of treatment regarding medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction in opioid treatment programs. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the different phases of opioid treatment.

  2. Identify the rationale for a phased-treatment approach and duration.

  3. Explain the transition between treatment phases and medicated-assisted treatment for opioid addiction in opioid treatment programs as well as the procedures for readmission to an opioid treatment program.

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Course Number: 102004
Total Credit Hours: 3cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1.5cr
Exam Fee: $20.91
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Format: Online
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