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Medications And Substance Use Disorders

  • 09/14/2018
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • The Omaha Bakery 608 South 72nd Street, Omaha, NE 68114


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Medications And Substance Use Disorders:

Building Awareness Of Use And Effectiveness

Goal:  Providers will gain a better understanding of what medications are being used in the treatment of addictions, who can benefit from use of medications and how long are medications used with clients.


  • To provide knowledge of medications used to treat different substance use disorders
  • To provide information regarding whom these medications are appropriate for
  • To gain an understanding of the course of treatment when medications are being used
  • To understand what information is important to communicate with the psychiatrist providing medications for addictions

Cynthia Paul, MD: 

Dr. Paul is a Board Certified Psychiatrist specializing in general outpatient and forensic psychiatry, and a Licensed Attorney.

Dr. Paul began her career by receiving her Bachelor’s of Science in Social Work from Nebraska Wesleyan University. She then worked as a Juvenile probation officer for the Third District Juvenile Court in Salt Lake City, Utah. She subsequently earned her JD from the University of Utah College of Law, and became a member of the Utah Bar in 1997.  She served as Associate Professor of English and Political Science at Salt Lake Community College.

Dr. Paul earned her medical degree from Creighton University Medical School in 2009. She went on to complete her Psychiatry Residency in the University of Nebraska/Creighton University Combined program. During residency she worked in a specialty clinic providing services to pregnant and post partum women with various psychiatric needs.

Dr. Paul was employed as a Psychiatrist for Lutheran Family Services and Community Alliance Homeless Clinic. She became a Board Certified Psychiatrist in 2013. Dr. Paul worked at Inroads to Recovery, providing outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency services, including Suboxone induction and maintenance.

 Currently, Dr. Paul is a clinical instructor at both the University of Nebraska Medial School, and Creighton University Medical School. She is currently the course director of Forensic Psychiatry in the combined Psychiatry residency program.

Dr. Paul continues to combine her love of medicine and the law in her forensic psychiatry practice. She has conducted multiple forensic psychiatric examinations, including competency to stand trial, insanity defense, post mortem wills, various legal issues related to addiction, and guardianship of mentally ill adults.

Dr. Paul is currently a contracting psychiatrist at the Coeur Group.

Lunch & Learn at The Omaha Bakery

September 14, 2018

608 South 72nd Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Registration will be from 10:30am-11am

Lunch & Learn from 11am- 12pm

Buffet lunch ready upon arrival

This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice for 1 CEU

APPT Member Rate: $30

APPT Non-Member Rate: $40

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Cancellation Policy For APPT

Contact Kristan Kiger by 5pm on 9/11/18, you can receive a credit to be used for a future event or your membership dues.  Credits will not be given after 5pm on 9/11/18.


ADA Needs

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs or concerns. Please contact Kristan Kiger at 402-370-6898 or ahead of the event.

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