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Location: St. Johnsbury

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 2

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Dawn Powers
(802) 673-6478

Substance Use Disorder 101 Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics: Advanced Specialized Care ,
Sponsor: Caledonia and Southern Essex Starting Points Network
Instructor: Carol Smith, LCMHC, LADC, CS from Oak Leaf & Pine Counseling PLC.

This Advanced Specialize Care two-hour training will provide Early Educators, parents and community members with information about “substance use disorders” that are affecting our community. Objectives: • Participants will be able to identify and discuss concerns about substance abuse and the current situation of substance use in our community • Participants will be able to list common drug types • Participants will identify potential symptoms associated with commonly abused drugs • Participants will be able to identify services available for persons with substance abuse issues (brief overview- follow up in January) • Participants will identify barriers to receiving assistance • Participants will feel more prepared to hold a conversation with someone regarding services and seeking help

Core Knowledge Area
  • Family & Community Partnerships
  • Safety & Wellness
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • Instructors of Adults
  • Mentors/Coaches
  • Program Directors/Managers
Session Dates
Session Times
December 17, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Additional Information

This training is being offered by Caledonia/Southern Essex Building Bright Future Council. It is being held at the AHS Conference Room- Vermont Department of Health on 107 Eastern Avenue- St. Johnsbury. (The usual meeting location of the BBF monthly meetings.)