ADAD Zoom Training: Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention
Description: The outbreak of COVID-19 is stressful - it can be difficult to cope with fear and anxiety, changing daily routines and a general sense of uncertainty. Our communities are struggling with economic, financial, and mental stressors. During these uncertain times, drinking and drug use tend to rise and those who abuse alcohol and/or other drugs, are particularly vulnerable to high risk events. The purpose of this training is to bring additional awareness and resources to assist when our communities are stressed. The content will also include helpful tools and resources that offer substance abuse and suicide prevention assistance for our community.
Date/Time: Friday, March 5, 2021 from 9:00am - 12:00pm
Certificate: 3 hours ADAD approved.
Registration is closed.
Facilitator: Brent Oto, MA, CPS is the current Suicide Prevention Program Manager for the Army substance Abuse Program. He has worked with the military and civilian population for over 20 years. He has offered numerous trainings and education services for the military members, civilians, and families.
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/behavioral health field.
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- Introduction to the 6 main time zones
- Role of culture
- Activities to explore what our time perspectives are
- The role of Trauma
- Growth vs Fixed Mindset
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