No One Left Behind:
Building Supportive Communities Around
Children and Families Affected by the Opioid Crisis
Professional Conference

Join us on April 18, 2017, for our professional conference and community town hall. Learn alongside professionals from all sectors and community members about how to build a supportive community around our neighbors who are affected by the opioid crisis.

Our keynote presenter will be Tina Willauer (at right), Director of Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Teams (S.T.A.R.T.) of the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services. She will describe best practice principles and strategies that work well for families with co-occurring substance use and child maltreatment. She’ll also discuss her experience with S.T.A.R.T. and an example of the program implemented in a nearby Appalachian community.

You’ll also hear from:

- Andrea Boxill of the Governor’s Cabinet Opiate Action Team at the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Angela Sausser of PCSAO will describe the impact the opioid epidemic has had on Ohio over time, the response to date and the impact on children services statewide.
- Crystal Ward Allen of Casey Family Programs and Mindy Vance of OMHAS will discuss the value of Recovery Coaches, the certification process, examples of community teaming, info sharing agreements, supervision and opportunities for financing.
- Ana Beltran of Generations United will share the findings from the recently published report Raising the Children of the Opioid Epidemic: Solutions and Support for Grandfamilies.
- Dr. Joe Gay of Health Recovery Services will offer a short presentation on the work his agency is doing around this issue.
- LeeAnne Cornyn, Director of Children’s Initiatives for Attorney General DeWine, will discuss the Attorney General’s efforts to combat opiate addiction and improve the lives of its youngest victims.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Lodge at Hocking College (formally known as the Inn at Hocking College)
15770 OH-691, Nelsonville, OH 45764
Agenda:Full agenda, along with presentation slides as they become available, can be found here.
$95. Lunch is included. Link is below.
CEU info:
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing education for physicians.  The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of 5.5 credit of AOA Category 2-A credit and will report the CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
CHEAO is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91) (OH-049, 10/1/2017). 5.5 CE hours are available.
Area Health Education Center at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is approved by OPA MCE (Provider #316402113) to offer continuing education credit for psychologists.  Portions of the program approved for Continuing Education Credit for Psychologists are indicated above; total of 3.0 MCE available.
The State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board approved 5.5 CPEs under Provider # RCS070803 for counselors and social workers.

CLE info: 
This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6.25 total CLE hours instruction. 

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