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September 2020
$30

The Changing Landscape of Ethics: Implications of the Digital Age

September 3 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

The digital age has ushered in a new way of communicating, and has created opportunities while also posing some unforeseen ethical landmines. This three hour workshop will explore the tenants of ethics as it relates to various roles and credentials. It will also take a closer look at ethical principles that can pose unique challenges, such as technology, scope of practice, and dignity of the client. Participants will use an ethical decision making framework to work through a variety of…

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Coalition on Addictions

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The St. Louis Coalition on Addictions provides a forum for networking, learning, and advocacy regarding the use and misuse of alcohol and other drugs. Participation is open to anyone interested in deepening their understanding of the challenges and opportunities in addressing substance use. This month’s Coalition on Addictions topic is "St. Louis County Department of Public Health: Corrections-based OUD Treatment." One CEU contact hour certificate is available for $5.00. Individuals holding a CHES/MCHES certification can earn one CECH for $5.00.…

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

September 22 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

YMHFA is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. YMHFA is now being offered virtually. After registering, participants will be sent instructions via email two weeks before the date of the training…

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Jefferson County – Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

No-cost overdose education and naloxone distribution webinar open to all members of the public hosted on Zoom. Come learn about the opioid crisis, and how to prevent and respond to an overdose on September 23 from 6-7 pm. All participants will receive naloxone at no cost. This opportunity is brought to you in partnership with the Jefferson County Health Department, and is provided by funding from the Jefferson County Community Mental Health Fund Board (JCCMHFB). This training is free, but registration is required.…

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Prevention Coalition Work 101

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this session you will learn about the basics of substance use prevention coalitions, from the structure of the Missouri Prevention Resource Center Network to how community coalitions work strategically with evidence based processes to prevent youth substance use. This training is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.

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October 2020

Completing Assessments: How to Paint the Picture of Your Community

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us in learning what a community assessment it, the tools you can use to conduct one, and why it’s vital to community coalition work. This training is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.

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Coalition on Addictions

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This month's Coalition on Addictions topic is "Bridging Divides for Effective Treatment of Addiction: The Role of Peer Specialists," by Dr. Heiden-Rootes from the SLU School of Medicine, and featuring Peer Specialists Emily Jung and Colton Baker with The ARCHway Institute. The presentation will identify the problem with dominant discourses on treatment for those struggling with substance use, consider a re-construction of the definition for “effective intervention” that centralizes lived experiences as expertise, and describe team equity for peer specialists…

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Opioid Overdose: Know the Signs. Save a Life.

October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This free community education webinar is hosted by HOPE for Franklin County. The webinar will be led by Colton Baker, a Certified Peer Specialist and Recovery Coach. Colton will be discussing How the opioid crisis came about Current overdose data The symptoms of Opioid Use Disorder How to recognize the signs of an overdose, and how to help Participants will receive a free Rescue Kit, including the opioid overdose reversal drug, Naloxone. To help protect the health of webinar participants,…

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

YMHFA is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. YMHFA is now being offered virtually. After registering, participants will be sent instructions via email two weeks before the date of…

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Accessing Your Data is Easier Than You Think: Missouri’s Data Querying Website

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this session you will learn about the Missouri Student Survey, the Missouri Data Querying Website and other products available to you that enhance your understanding of root causes of substance use in the community. This training is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.

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