6.5 Contact Hours Approved for Illinois and Iowa Nurses IBON Approved Provider #8
6.5 CEHs Approved for other Healthcare Professionals
Social Work: This course is eligible for 6.5 hours of continuing education in Iowa. Consult your governing rules to determine if appropriate subject matter criteria will apply to credit hours.
Speakers: Leslie Mussman, Director of Prevention Services
Lee Lighter, Special Agent, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement
Ben Cort, Smart Approaches to Marijuana
Dale Woolery, Director, Office of Drug Control Policy
Tim Ryan, National Outreach Director, Transformations Drug and Alcohol Treatment
TARGET AUDIENCE: This training is designed for healthcare professionals, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, substance abuse counselors, prevention specialists, mental health professionals, law enforcement, corrections, community coalition members, in-home service providers, school staff, policy makers and other helping and allied professionals. This training is open to the public.
Learn more about what addiction really looks like. This conference includes what is addiction and factors that contribute to addiction, current drug trends in Iowa, drug endangered children, the impacts and science of marijuana commercialization, meth in Iowa, signs and dangers of addiction, avenues for treatment and recovery, and how to apply sustainable hope and sobriety.
8:00 - 8:30am Registration
8:30 – 8:45am Welcome ~ Al Fear, Sgt. Cedar Rapids Police Department
8:45 - 9:30am Speaker: Leslie Mussman, “Substance Abuse and Mental Health Connection”
9:30 - 10:15am Speaker: Lee Lighter, “Drugs in Iowa…Drug Endangered Children”
10:15 -10:30am Break
10:30am -12:30pm Speaker: Ben Cort, “The Blunt Truth”
12:30 - 1:15pm Lunch
1:15 - 2:15pm Speaker: Dale Woolery, “Meth, It’s Still an Issue and It’s Not Going Away”
2:15 - 2:30pm Break
2:30 - 4:30pm Speaker: Tim Ryan, “From Dope to Hope”
4:30 – 4:45pm Closing