Medication Assisted Treatment: The Stigma, Treatment Availability, Barriers & Strategies – Presented by the NASW New Jersey Chapter

Sponsor: Social Worker Online CE Institute


The number of patients presenting with Substance Use Disorders (SUD) more specifically Opioid Use Disorders (OUD) is increasing across settings. Social workers can use existing skills to diagnose, treat and collaborate with other healthcare providers to increase access to evidence-based treatment modalities such as Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT).

Faculty: Anna Murawska, MSW, LCSW, LCADC

Anna Murawska, MSW, LCSW, LCADC graduated Summa Cum Laude with Bachelor of Arts degree in Justice Studies from Montclair State University. In 2010, Anna obtained Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Columbia University. In 2018, she obtained LCADC credential and transitioned to a leadership role as a Director of Counseling Services at an outpatient substance abuse facility in Southern New Jersey. Recently, Anna completed Executive Leadership certification program at Cornell University, New York and shifted focus to a building private practice located in Princeton where she works with adults and their families. 

Anna has been trained in several Evidence Based Treatment (EBT) modalities targeting addiction and mental health disorders: CBT for anxiety and depression at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy; CBT for OCD at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Motivational Interviewing through ASAM, Trauma and Addiction at the Center of Alcohol Studies at Rutgers University, and The Gottman Method for Couples among many others. 

Over the last ten years, Anna worked across a variety of treatment settings including: partial hospital, community outpatient mental health center, Emergency Psychiatric Screening Center, integrated primary care setting with focus on developing Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program, ambulatory detox center, co-occurring outpatient program and private practice (including telehealth) providing services to individuals with mental health and co-occurring disorders. 

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