Integrating Addictions and Primary Care

Des Moines, IA US
September 11, 2019

This is a private course. 

Target Audience

Healthcare professionals.


The purpose of this training is to provide education on ways to integrate primary care with addictions treatment. The trainers are experts in the field and the training participants work for two organizations actively working to integrate these services.

Learning Objectives

  • Address addiction in primary care, from prevention, to identification, to state-matched interventions.
  • Recognize the impacts/interaction of homelessness and addiction.
  • Visualize the impact of addictions on families.
  • Create a collaborative treatment planning across organizational boundaries.


8 amWelcome
8:30 amAddressing Addiction in Primary Care: Prevention, Identification, and Stage-Matched Interventions
9:15 amAddiction and Homelessness
10:15 amBreak
10:30 amAddiction and Families
11:15 amCollaborative Treatment Planning
12 pmAdjourn
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 3.25 AOA Category 2­A
    • 3.25 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 3.25 IBON
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Event starts: 
    09/11/2019 - 8:00am CDT
    Event ends: 
    09/11/2019 - 11:45am CDT
    Primary Health Care
    1200 University Ave., Suite 200
    Polk Board Room
    Des Moines, IA 50314
    United States

    Joel Hornberger, MHS is the Chief Strategy Officer and National Training and Consulting Director at Cherokee Health Systems, a federally-qualified community health center and community mental health center in Tennessee.  In this position, he is responsible for developing and executing the strategic direction of Cherokee, including strategic planning, mergers, acquisitions and new business development.  He also provides practice consulting, focusing on integrated care, practice transformation, innovation, and alternative payment strategies.  He consults extensively with national clients regarding integrated care operations, execution, integrated care financial sustainability, and value-based contracting.  Previously, Joel served as Cherokee’s Chief Operating Officer for 25 years, handling the day-to-day operations of its 46 integrated care practice sites across the State.  

    Prior to joining Cherokee Health Systems, Joel worked in managed care at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA Health Plans) and Partners National Health Plan.  In these positions, he worked on HMO start-ups, managed care and cost containment strategies. Joel earned a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.  He completed a 2-year, Kellogg-funded International Health Leadership Fellowship in the International Center for Health Leadership Development at the University of Illinois Chicago. 

    Eboni Winford, PhD is a Behavioral Health Consultant and licensed psychologist at Cherokee Health Systems in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Winford is involved in workforce development and is a member of the training committee of CHS’s APA-accredited clinical psychology internship and the APPIC-approved postdoctoral fellowship program. She supervises trainees at multiple levels including postdoctoral fellows, clinical psychology interns, and graduate-level psychology practicum students. Additionally, she is the clinical lead for CHS’s consultation and training program, which provides individualized on-site training to other primary care organizations in their efforts to bring behavioral health and addiction medicine services to their practices. She is currently involved in multiple integrated care initiatives including the refugee medical screening process and the National Institute of Medicine’s All of Us: Precision Medicine Initiative. She also holds membership roles in organizations such as the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association where she was the recipient of CFHA’s 2016 Founders’ Early Career Professionals Award and the co-chair of the Primary Care Behavioral Health Special Interest Group. Dr. Winford earned her degree in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.


    Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual have no conflicts with commercial interest companies to disclose. 

    • Joel Hornberger, MHS, Speaker
    • Sean Laffey, Activity Coordinator
    • Kathy Warren, Activity Director
    • Eboni Winford, PhD, Speaker

    Accreditation Statements

    • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 3.25 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
    • MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and Primary Health Care. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 3.25 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
    • Other Health Professionals: This live activity is designated for 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

    Educational Grants

    No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.


    Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

    Available Credit

    • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 3.25 AOA Category 2­A
    • 3.25 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 3.25 IBON


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