Skip to main content

ADAD Zoom Training: HIV, Hepatitis, STI 101 & Substance Use Counseling

Date/Time: Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM HST & Friday, May 22, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM HST
Location: Zoom
Cost: Free
Certificate: 6 hours ADAD approved. Certificate will be provided upon confirmed attendance with ADAD.

Registration for this event has closed.

Facilitators:
David Abitbol, Policy & Contracts Manager, has more than 5 years of local experience working with non-profit organizations in the fields of non-profit management, social services, public health, and issues related to HIV, hepatitis C, the opioid epidemic, law enforcement, and social justice.  At HHHRC, David manages major contracts that help provide services to target populations such as people living with HIV, mental illness, alcohol and substance abuse, and homelessness.  David is currently pursuing a Juris Doctor degree at the University of Hawai'i William S. Richardson School of Law.

Kunane Dreier, LGBT Program & Training Manager, is a leader within the LGTBQI Community providing ongoing cultural competency & humility trainings to service providers.  Kunane currently is the LGB&T Program & Training manager at the Hawaii Health & Harm Reduction Center.   He is an experienced trainer in the areas of harm reduction, HIV & HCV testing & counseling and other various prevention interventions & strategies.   Kunane has been working in this field since 2001.  

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.

Questions about registering, contact:
Michelle Park
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Hawaii Pacific Center for Excellence
808-545-3228 ext. 37
mpark@drugfreehawaii.org

For Training Cancellation contact:
Anisa Pacapac-Marquez at anisa.pacapac-marquez@doh.hawaii.gov

September 2020

Sep 10 Thu
Maui Opioid Series Part 1: The History of the Opioid Epidemic

This virtual training, "The History of the Opioid Epidemic," is part one of a four-part opioid series. This training will inform participants on the opioid timeline in the US and discuss events that led to the "perfect storm" that created the opioid epidemic. The training will present the burden of opioid use in the wider US, and will also present local data on opioid use in Hawai‘i.

Location

Zoom

Sep 16 Wed
Maui Opioid Series Part 2: Opioid Overdose Prevention & Response

This FREE virtual training, "Taking Action on Opioids," is part two of a four-part opioid training series.
This training will focus on ways communities can take action to address the opioid crisis. The training will discuss ways communities can collaborate across sectors to prevent and reduce the harmful consequences of opioid misuse in the community. The training will also discuss effective strategies to address the problem, and local networks and resources already available.

Location

Zoom

Sep 17 Thu
Maui Opioid Series Part 3: Taking Action on Opioids

This FREE virtual training, "Taking Action on Opioids," is part two of a four-part opioid training series.
This training will focus on ways communities can take action to address the opioid crisis. The training will discuss ways communities can collaborate across sectors to prevent and reduce the harmful consequences of opioid misuse in the community. The training will also discuss effective strategies to address the problem, and local networks and resources already available.

Location

Zoom

Sep 24 Thu
Maui Opioid Series Part 4: Non-Opioid Alternatives to Pain Management

This FREE virtual training, "Non-Opioid Alternatives to Pain Management" is part four of a four-part opioid training series.
This training will explore the various evidence-based non-opioid alternatives to pain management recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Most of the training will focus on non-pharmacological options for that have evidence to support their effectiveness at helping individuals manage pain. Participants will learn about the risks associated with the use of opioids for pain and identify alternative treatments supported by the CDC.

Location

Zoom