Understanding the complex issues around substance use disorder is vital for the workforce system to reach and assist individuals and businesses impacted by opioid addiction. This webinar will provide an overview of training resources developed in Ohio, how they can be accessed and utilized to train workforce professionals in other areas of the public workforce system.
Hosted by U.S Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Investment.
Guest speakers from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services will share an overview of "Strategies for Serving Individuals Impacted by Opioid Use Disorder: A Toolkit for Ohio’s Public Workforce System." The Toolkit is designed to guide and support Workforce Boards and workforce development professionals as they implement policies, processes, and services. It is built around the following key pillars of success: Strong Local Partnerships; Holistic Care Management; Steps to Success; Recovery-Friendly Workplaces; and Knowledgeable Staff. In addition, the speakers will share "Ohio Opioid Curriculum”, a free 23-part online curricula series to educate a variety of disciplines about substance use disorder and its impact. See https://jfs.ohio.gov/owd/WorkforceProf/Docs/OWDOpioidToolkit.stm and Ohio Opioid Curriculum - eBasedAcademy.
Registration for this event is limited and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; please register today.
Alice Worrell, Project Manager, Office of Workforce Development, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Sonia Tillman, MSW, MA, LISW-S, Project Manager, Office of Workforce Development, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Ashley Moore, Workforce Analyst, Office of Workforce Investment, US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
Amy Ambrose, Workforce Analyst, Office of Workforce Investment, US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration