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CADTP is pleased to announce that The DUI MAT Integration/Outreach Pilot Project is renewed with the State Opioid Response II (SOR II) grant. Applications are now being accepted from DUI Programs wishing to participate in DUI MAT 2.0. Up to 40 DUI Programs will be selected to participate in the project, which will be active for DUI MAT Providers between February 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020.

To submit an application to become a DUI MAT Provider, complete the RFA provided in the application package. The deadline for applications is December 4, 2020.

 

DUI MAT Integration/Outreach Pilot Project Overview

The first DUI MAT Integration/Outreach Pilot Project was part of the State Opioid Response (SOR) grant, spanning the timeframe of January 1, 2018 – September 29, 2020. The California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP) was selected by DHCS, through an RFA process, to be the managing contractor. CADTP recruited DUI Programs to participate in the project through an RFA process that took place between February 2019 – April 2019. DHCS selected 27 DUI Program Subcontractors from the RFA respondents. Selected subcontractors established the program at their service locations in May 2019 and began offering DUI MAT services to clients in June 2019. The DUI MAT program was then available to clients through September 29, 2020, when the project ended.

 

Summary of DUI MAT Project Deliverables

Subcontractors performed the following in support of the project deliverables:

  • Identification of Undiagnosed/Unmet Polysubstance Addiction
    • Conduct voluntary client prescreen assessments for OUD/PolySUD
    • Refer to 2nd level ASAM assessments
    • Develop referral lists of local treatment providers
  • Case Management Framework
    • Follow a Case Management Framework for client care for those participating in the DUI MAT program.
  • MAT Toolkits
    • Distribute MAT toolkits to counselors and staff; educate staff on content
  • Technical Assistance Calls and Onsite Visits
    • Attend Technical Assistance calls with CADTP project staff; host onsight Technical Assistance visits.
  • Attend All Training
    • Attend monthly webinars
    • Attend CHP training
  • Data Collection and Best Practice Performance Measures
    • Collect data and report monthly
  • Quarterly Reporting and Deliverables Schedule
    • Submit a quarterly report of deliverables achieved in the quarter

The California MAT Expansion Project Overview

In an effort to address the opioid epidemic throughout the state, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) implemented the California Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Expansion Project. The California MAT Expansion Project aims to increase access to MAT, reduce unmet treatment needs, and reduce opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery activities. The California MAT Expansion Project focuses on populations with limited MAT access, including rural areas and American Indian & Alaska Native tribal communities. The California MAT Expansion Project is funded by grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) (Source: DHCS). Learn more about the impact of the MAT Expansion Project here.