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Presenter: Jim Hogan, Assistant Director, SPHERE & SH/HIP, Programs of Health Imperatives
Description: This training reviews categories of substances, the basic concepts of addiction and recovery, including levels of use and misuse, treatment modalities, and assessment of referral readiness.
This training explores attitudes and beliefs about people who use substances, challenges to addressing their needs, and different strategies to support them. Participants review the alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment continuum of care available in Massachusetts and identify appropriate resources and referrals for substance-using clients.
Please Note: the June 11, 2012 training of "Understanding Substance Use, Mis-use and Abuse" is FULL. We have scheduled another date for this training on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. By registering on/after January 31, 2012 for the June 11, 2012 training, you will automatically be placed in the June 19th training. We look forward to seeing you on June 19th. Thanks for your interest in our trainings.
Date: June 11, 2012 (June 11, 2012 training is FULL. Additional date of June 19, 2012 has been added. See above notation.)
Fee: $50, includes continental breakfast, CEUs and training materials. Lunch is on your own.
Designed for: HIV Service personnel, health and human service professionals, social workers, homeless shelter staff, case managers and school health personnel.