ASAC will conduct a training session on Emerging Drug Trends on Friday, August 12, 2016, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, at the Human Services Campus, 317 7th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids with registration starting at 8:30am. Facilitators for the training will be Erin Foster, Linn County Prevention Director, and Curt Wheeler, ASAC Prevention Specialist.
The intended audience for the session includes educators, healthcare providers, social workers, parents, and substance abuse treatment and prevention staff. Participants will learn about emerging drugs and steps to prevent substance use in their communities. The training will cover electronic smoking devises, prescription drugs and heroin, new modes of marijuana use and synthetic drugs.
The cost of the six hour session is $60 a person; $30 for current ASAC staff and interns. Lunch will be provided. Six hours of ATOD specific CEU’s are pending with the Iowa Board of Certification.