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Depiction of Addiction Conference

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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:  TBD, 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:  TBD, “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


Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

Site - Clinton

Instructor Staff 



Please read:  ** NO Contact Hours/CEHs are provided for this class



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/27/2018 - 9/27/2018 Weekly - Thu 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Clinton, Site - Clinton  Map, Room: Site Instructor Staff 

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Depiction of Addiction Conference
ID: 1268

09/27/18 - 09/27/18
Weekly - Thu
1 session

Site - Clinton

Instructor Staff