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Maui Opioid Series Part 3: Taking Action on Opioids

Date/Time: Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM HST
Location: Zoom
Cost: Free
Certificate: This course is pending approval by the Dept. of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division for 2.0 continuing education hours for the Certified Prevention Specialist and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor credentials.

Registration for this event has closed.

Target Audience:  Youth-serving organizations, community coalitions, youth substance use prevention programs, schools, and others working in substance misuse prevention.  Professionals in the substance use treatment field interested in learning about ways to engage in prevention strategies. Professionals in the prevention and treatment field who are interested in obtaining the Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) credential.   This training is only open to participants residing in Hawai‘i.

Participant Learning Objectives:
1. Learn how to take a collaborative approach to prevention
2. Learn effective strategies to address the opioid crisis
3. Identify local networks and resources

Questions:  For further questions, please contact Rick Collins at collinsconsultinghawaii@gmail.com.

September 2020

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Location

Zoom

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Location

Zoom

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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

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Location

Zoom