Center to Advance Interprofessional Education and Practice

CAIEP Event: Maximizing OUD Recovery Potential Through Integration and Whole Person Care

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Competencies: Roles & Responsibilities, Teamwork

Your future patient has a substance use disorder and is seeking recovery – How will your interprofessional team provide holistic care from both a behavioral and physical health standpoint? A panel of treatment team members – including providers and the patient with lived experience – will share their experience and provide tools from their 'whole person' approach to treatment and recovery (Scroll down for CME/CEU information).

Panel Members: Kirby Pinkham, Person in Recovery;  Elizabeth Saucier, OHH Peer Recovery Coach; Audie Horne, PA/MAT Prescriber; Carianne Watson, LCPC,CCS/ Co-Occurring Therapist

Facilitator: Pat McKenzie, LCSW, Clinical Development Officer


  1. To identify the challenges of whole-person approach to service within a substance use disorder treatment environment with non-collocated primary care.
  2. To build awareness the importance of whole-person approach from the different perspectives of the interdisciplinary team members including the: Client, Recovery Coach, MAT Prescriber, and SUD/MH Therapist.

Participation can be applied toward students’ IP Honors Distinction.

ZOOM: https://une.zoom.us/s/91895994216
Livestream: une.edu/live

Presented by CAIEP in collaboration with:  Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine (CCSME)

Let us know you’re coming!
Indicate your interest in attending: https://bit.ly/CAIEP_Spring24

“I really enjoyed the small breakout rooms and use of case study; I feel like it helped tie in a lot of what was discussed in a way that made sense and made it a little more tangible and real.”
– UNE student, at the interprofessional ‘Together, We Persevere: Understanding health, culture within Maine's fishing community’ CAIEP/CCSME event, Feb. 8, 2023



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and CCSME. The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this regularly scheduled series for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other prescribers will be awarded a certificate of participation with a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

1 contact hour for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and behavioral health professionals.

1 Category I contact hour for psychologists. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.

1 contact hour for Alcohol and Drug Counselors pending approval by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors

1 contact hour CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.


Michelle Cote
Center to Advance Interprofessional Education and Practice (CAIEP, formerly CECE)