ADAD Zoom Training: Opioid Overdose Prevention And Response
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM HST
Certificate: 3 hours ADAD approved. Certificate will be provided upon confirmed attendance with ADAD.
Registration for this event has closed.
Leilani Maxera, Outreach & Overdose Prevention Manager.
Leilani 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.
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 Questions contact:
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Hawaii Pacific Center for Excellence
808-545-3228 ext. 37
For Training Cancellation contact:
Anisa Pacapac-Marquez at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kakuhihewa State Building ADAD Building, Room 111 A/B 601 Kamokila Blvd Kapolei, HI 96707
Kakuhihewa State Building ADAD Building - Room 111 A/B Kapolei, HI 96707
Participants will be able to: 1. Have a strong understating of the different types of groups available for treatment and post-treatment settings. 2. Confidently understand the levels of care and be familiar with the assessment criteria. 3 Identify group dynamics and facilitate group discussions in a creative way that helps all members feel included and validated.
Hawaii State Laboratory 2725 Waimano Home Rd. Pearl City, HI 96782
Upon attending this training, participants will be able to:
- Describe the transmission routes and prevention methods for viral hepatitis, HIV, and STDs.
- List components of an effective risk assessment for sexually transmitted and other communicable disease.
- Demonstrate risk reduction counseling techniques for people living with and at-risk for viral hepatitis, HIV, and STDs.
Kakuhihewa State BuildingADAD Building, Room 111 A/B 601 Kamokila Blvd. Kapolei, HI 96707
This presentation will introduce statistics on the vaping epidemic and share education on the harmful effects that vaping has on our youth.
The importance of self-care for professionals entails continuously "looking after your own mental health and wellbeing so that you can more effectively support the young people you work with". Participants will be able to discuss the importance of self-care and impact - both positive and negative. Participants will also learn new skills to decrease burnout and stress-related illness, become more effective in the workplace. Also, apply these skills to everyday practice.
Content: During this training participants will become familiar with:
- MAT overview, types of MAT, common medications
- Drugs of compounding concern, UDS vs. UA
- Comprehensive care components
- Medical aspects related to SUD treatment
This workshop is to introduce the concept of Positive Psychology and the benefits of applying these techniques to the worker's professional and personal lives. Participants will discern the difference of Positive verses Negative Self Talk. All will be able to engage in group activities, review research findings, and practice effective stress management tools.