ADAD Training: Opioid Overdose Prevention and Response

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ADAD Training: Opioid Overdose Prevention and Response

Date/Time: Monday, February 24, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM HST (8:00-8:30 AM Registration)
Location: Kakuhihewa Building (ADAD) Room 577 A/B 601 Kamokila Blvd. Kapolei, HI 96707* (View Map)
*Parking is only available on the street surrounding the ADAD building. Carpooling is highly recommended.
Cost: $25.00 payable to CDFH by credit card through the registration site. 
Certificate: 5 hours ADAD approved.
 
To register by Friday, February 17, 2020, click here. Open to first 25 registrants
 
Learning Objectives:
Overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in Hawaii and around the U.S.  This interactive session will explore the impact of opioids on the body and identify the risks for accidental opioid overdose. Participants will be certified to administer Naloxone, the opioid antagonist.  
 
Facilitator:
Leilani Maxera, Outreach & Overdose Prevention Manager, manages the statewide syringe exchange, outreach, and overdose prevention programs, supervises the outreach workers on four of the Hawaiian Islands, and conducts training and education with other social service organizations to teach about overdose response and to reduce stigma around drug use. She previously worked at Homeless Youth Alliance/San Francisco Needle Exchange and Tenderloin Health in San Francisco and volunteered at SANE (Safer Alternatives thru Networking and Education), a syringe exchange program in Sacramento, CA. Leilani has a Master of Public Health degree with an emphasis in Aging and has finished her Master of Social Work degree in December 2018.
 
Target Audience:
Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC), Certified Prevention Specialists (CPS), and applicants; those with other ADAD professional credentials; and anyone involved in the human services field.
 
Registration payment via personal/cashiers, agency checks and money orders are accepted and may be mailed to: 
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Attn: Michelle Park
1130 N. Nimitz Hwy. Suite A259
Honolulu, HI 96817