Clinician Waiver Training

Several national organizations offer online training for clinicians to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.  These include: 

  • The American Society of Addiction Medicine’s  Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course provides required education for clinicians to identify, diagnose, and manage patients with OUD.  ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training.  asam-logo
  • Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS-MAT) provides trainings on a broad range of substance use disorder treatments, focusing on OUD, to clinicians. 
  • The Practice Innovation Program at the University of Colorado offers a free hybrid training model to clinicians to obtain their DEA waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for OUD.  This model offers a 4-hour online session with an approved expert practicing MAT clinician instructor.  Trainees complete the remaining 4 hours on their own.  Visit the Practice Innovation Program for more information. PIP_Opioid_Logo


MAT Webinars

Our partners at the Practice Innovation Program at the University of Colorado offers free live, interactive online forums and webinars that cover a wide variety of MAT topics.  Descriptions and schedules are available on their website.  Check it out!

  • Virtual Colorado MAT Learning Forum: 1st Thursday of the month from 12:30 – 1:30pm (Mountain time)
  • Induction Basics – Tips from the Trenches:  2nd Tuesday of the month from 7:30 – 8:30am (Mountain time)  


Substance Use Warmline:

Have a question?  Need to talk with someone with experience providing MAT?  The National Clinician Consultation Center offers free and confidential clinician-to-clinician telephone consultation focusing on substance use evaluation and management for primary care clinicians.  Consultation is available to clinicians anywhere in the country.  Talk with addiction medicine-certified physicians, clinical pharmacists, and nurses with expertise in pharmacotherapy options for opioid use. Calls are taken Monday through Friday between 9am – 8pm ET.  Voicemail is available 24/7. 

Warmline Call Box: Call for Clinician Consults. 1-855-300-3595


HOMER Clinical Expert Group:

Have a question?  Yet another option for you is the HOMER Clinical Expert Group.  This group includes primary care clinicians experienced with providing MAT who are part of the HOMER team.  They are located across the country.  This group can answer your OUD and MAT questions and provide consultation to clinicians and teams.  Email questions to

Email for clinician consults. 1-855-300-3595




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