• Reducing Medication Diversion in Jails
    • Ms. Angel Dalverny, BSN, RN, Allegany County Sheriff’s Office, Detention Center

      • This presentation covers:
        • How the Allegany Detention Center’s medication area is set up
        • The process of medicating inmates to reduce medication diversion
        • Policies regarding inmates caught diverting medications
        • Misconceptions about providing medications for opioid use disorder in carceral settings
  • Reducing Medication for Opioid Used Disorder (MOUD) Diversion
    • Warden Mary Ann Thompson, St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center

      • This presentation covers:
        • How the St. Mary’s County Detention Center physically accommodated medication delivery in their facility
        • How their Medication for Opioid Use Disorder program developed and challenges they encountered when expanding the program
        • The importance of properly supervising inmates during dosing
        • Medication diversion prevention strategies and lessons learned
  • How to Increase Inmate Acceptance of MOUDS (Especially Injectables)
    • Major Craig Rowe, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Detention Center

      • This presentation covers:
        • The start of their Medication for Opioid Use Disorder program and its goals
        • Messaging to inmates regarding the program
        • The importance of educating inmates on Medication Assisted Treatment and its benefits
        • The county’s Day Reporting Center Program and its successful use of extended-release naltrexone
  • House Bill 116: Peer Recovery Specialists
    • Acting Warden Margaret M. Chippendale, Howard County Department of Corrections

      • This presentation covers:
        • How the detention center started their Peer Program
        • The role expectations and responsibilities of their peers
        • The process of hiring and training peers in their facility
        • Examples of groups and events their peers have organized
  • The Intersectionality of Peer Support and Criminal Defense
    • Mr. Kevin Nock, i-FPRS, CPRS, RPS, Office of the Public Defender

      • This presentation covers:
        • How he began his journey to become a peer
        • The different certifications he earned and how they helped him in his work and career trajectory
        • His current role at the Maryland Office of the Public Defender