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Workforce GPS: Implications of Substance/Opioid Misuse and Addiction for the Workforce Development System

  • Location: 
    Online webinar
    Date: 
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Workforce development professionals must have increasingly greater awareness of the issue and its impact on participants and employer partners as well as on workforce service delivery.  Join the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration on this webinar to discuss Federal efforts to support communities in addressing these challenges.  Participants will also learn about the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment to people with substance use disorders and those at risk of developing these disorders.

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Moderator:

Amanda Ahlstrand, Administrator, Office of Workforce Investment, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration

Presenters: 

Walker Reed Forman, MSW, Lead Public Health Advisor, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Holly Hagle, PhD, Co-Director ATTC Network Coordinating Office (NCO), Co-Director ATTC STR-TA grant, Assistant Research Professor, Collaborative to Advance Health Services, School of Nursing and Health Studies / University of Missouri-Kansas City

Pat McNeil, Associate Director of Substance Use Intervention, YouthBuild USA

Helen Whitcher, Senior Director of Technical Assistance, YouthBuild USA

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