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Substance Use Disorder Basics (Virtual)
Thursday, December 29, 2022, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
Category: Training

Substance Use Disorder Basics will provide an overview of addition and recovery. Participants will be introduced to addiction and contributing factors, as identified within the DSM-V. Information will be shared on the overview of recovery and understanding the Stages of Change. The training will cover substances of abuse, including descriptions and effects. Participants will learn how to recognize behaviors associated with substance use and identification of paraphernalia. The course will identify the data relating to the involvement of families living with substance use disorders and their involvement in the child welfare system. Participants will be able to identify their role to support children and families living with substance use disorders.

Location Info:

Greg Bellville
  - Greg Bellville is the Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse Iowa. Prevent Child Abuse Iowa is a non-profit organization serving the entire state of Iowa through support of child abuse prevention effort. Prior to this position Greg spent over 10 years working various capacities in substance use disorder treatment and is a certified alcohol and drug counselor. Greg Received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and his master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Registration will begin at 8:30AM. Training will begin promptly at 9:00AM. This training is scheduled until 12PM.

Please note: Priority seating is provided to staff working within one of the current DHS child welfare service contracts, including: Family Centered Services (FCS); Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP) / Group Foster Care; Child Welfare Emergency Services (CWES): Aftercare Services; Supervised Apartment Living (SAL); Recruitment, Retention, Training and Support Services (RRTS); Parent Partners; Foster Care Youth Council. If you do not work within one of the current DHS child welfare services contract, you may be bumped from the course and placed on a wait list.

 If you have questions regarding seating for the training or if you are unable to participate for any reason, please contact Katie Henry ([email protected]).

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Contact: For more information contact Katie Henry, [email protected]