NAS Symposium Pre-conference Sessions

Omni Corpus Christi Hotel 900 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Session 1 Brief Motivational Interviewing: Supporting the Behavior Change Process

This is a live in person training June 25th 9:00-12:00 PM in Corpus Christi, Texas (limited to 36 attendees)


This workshop will help you:

  • Recognize patient-provider communication with the spirit of motivational interviewing (MI).
  • Understand the difference between Brief Motivational Interviewing and traditional Motivational Interviewing.
  • Listen for and amplify change and commitment talk using reflections, open questions, and importance/confidence scales.
  • Understand the function of failure in the behavior change process.

Trainer: Dr. Ogbeide is a Board-Certified Clinical Health Psychologist and a Board-Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management. Dr. Ogbeide is the Director of Behavioral Health Education in the Family Medicine Residency, the Primary Care Track Coordinator for the Clinical Psychology Internship, and an Associate Professor/Clinical in the Department of Family & Community Medicine. Dr. Ogbeide also has a joint appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Most recently, Dr. Ogbeide serves as Assistant Dean for Faculty in the Office for Faculty within the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio. Dr. Ogbeide’s professional areas of interest include: The Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) consultation model, behavioral medicine/health psychology, faculty development and mentorship for those who are underrepresented within academic medicine, and primary care workforce development. Dr. Ogbeide’s work has been featured on Texas Public Radio, in the San Antonio Express-News, and in other news media outlets.

Session 2 Overdose Prevention Training: Key Updates & Refresher

This is a live in person training June 25th 1:30-2:30 PM in Corpus Christi Texas (limited to 300 attendees)


In this session we provide:

  • Updates on current trends driving increases in overdose frequency and mortality.
  • A framework for understanding the complex individual, social, and situational factors that shape overdose risk.
  • Actions we can take to strengthen our efforts at preventing overdose frequency.
  • A refresher to support knowledge and confidence for recognizing and responding to an overdose.
  • Recommended access to reliable resources of additional information.

Continuing Education provided for Nurses, Physicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor & Peer Support Providers

Continuing Nursing Education:

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Continuing Social Work Education:

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.

Continuing Medical Education:

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Continuing Education Unit:

The Centralized Training Infrastructure for Evidence Based Practices is a provider of continuing education for the following clinical licenses: Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) Counselors.