Advanced Emerging Drug Trends Training Offered

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ASAC’s Prevention Services is sponsoring a six hour training session on Advanced Drug Trends on February 24, 2017. The trainers will be Erin Foster, ASAC Linn County Prevention Director and Curt Wheeler, ASAC Prevention Specialist.

The training will be from 9:00am–4:00pm and will be held at the Human Services Campus’s 2nd Floor Conference Room, located at 317 7th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA. Registration opens at 8:30am.

ASAC_Training_Rainbow_DaysThe objectives of the training include:

  • Understand key changes in drug culture, including marijuana, prescription drugs, heroin, W-18, and nicotine.
  • Engage in discussion on how culture can play a role in substance perceptions and use.
  • Identify steps to prevent and address substance abuse in their communities.

The training will include updates on prescription drugs and heroin and information on new drugs such as Pink, Kratom and Meth.

The cost of the training is $60. The 6.0 CEUs are pending from the Iowa Board of Certification. To register, go to our website, www.asac.us. QUESTIONS: Contact Kathy Corbett at 319-390-1884 or kcorbett@asac.us.