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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Caron Pennsylvania Campus
243 N. Galen Hall Road
Wernersville, PA 19565

This event is open to the public.
For More Information:
Deb Keltz 484-651-5654 dkeltz@caron.org

Caron Treatment Centers invites you to join us for lunch and a continuing education presentation at our Pennsylvania campus.


Topic: Medication Assisted Treatment

Educational Objectives:

  • The learner will demonstrate an increased awareness and knowledge around hot to treat opioid use disorders most effectively.
  • The learner will understand different types of medication assisted treatment options, as well as other modalities for common co-occurring disorders most associated with opioid use disorders.
  • The learner will comprehend the need for supporting therapy/counseling in conjunction with medication-assisted treatment to ensure the best patient outcomes/prognosis.
About The Presenter
Joe Garbely
Joseph Garbely, DO, FASAM - Medical Director and Vice President of Medical Services

As Vice President of Medical Services and Medical Director at Caron Treatment Centers, Dr. Joseph Garbely oversees all medical treatment at Caron’s Pennsylvania facility including detoxification and medicine related interventions. He collaborates on medical research, Caron’s senior program, as well as Caron’s chronic pain and healthcare professionals’ programs. Dr. Garbely also oversees the Spiritual Care team at Caron.

Dr. Garbely previously served as the Associate Medical Director at Caron and has been in the field of addiction medicine for more than 10 years. He is Board-certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, and Internal Medicine and has an extensive background in treating addicted individuals, including healthcare professionals, executives, and pilots who suffer from substance use disorders. He has also worked to develop innovative treatment programs for psychiatric patients involving a 12-Step philosophy.

Dr. Garbely considers it a critical part of his personal and professional mission to remain a fixture in medical school classrooms and has been involved in medical education for 25 years. During his tenure at Caron, Dr. Garbely has spearheaded a high level initiative to educate and train doctors about addiction treatment. He has worked closely with The Addiction Medicine Foundation, formally American Board of Addiction Medicine to establish a year-long Addiction Medicine fellowship program, partnering with Reading Health System.


Additional Information

Lunch will be provided.

1 CE credit - pending approval

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