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Mahoning County Educational Service Center

7320 N. Palmyra Road

Canfield, OH 44406

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Summer Training Series - 2019

**CSWMFT CEs pending approval


Cultural Competence: Beyond Black & White

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 8:30 – noon, 3.0 CEs*

Participants will explore cultural competence, awareness and humility while understanding that culture takes place across a variety of life domains. Workshop will include insights on socioeconomic differences and an introspective look at cultural bias.

Presenter: Angela DiVito, MSOL, OCPC

3.0 CEs for Counselors and Social Workers

3.0 CEs for Chemical Dependency Professionals, domain P2, C7

*Most school districts will honor 3.0 contact hours for teachers; please check with your district to confirm.


The Brain, Drugs, and Impulse Control

Thursday, June 27, 8:30 am– noon, 3.0 CEs*

This program will explore the brain's response to feeling good and challenge participants to consider the organic reason behind behaviors in the classroom.

Presenter: Angela DiVito, MSOL, OCPC

3.0 CEs for Counselors and Social Workers

3.0 CEs for Chemical Dependency Professionals, domain P2/P3, C1

*Most school districts will honor 3.0 contact hours for teachers; please check with your district to confirm.


Helping Youth Navigate Through Crisis

Tuesday, July 9, 8:30 am - noon, 3.0 CEs*

This training will provide participants with information about helping youth navigate through crisis. The course will work to define crisis and how youth handle these situations in both individual and group settings, as well as resources available to youth. Strategies for dealing with Crisis in youth and communities will also be discussed while being considerate of ethical and cultural concerns.

Presenter: Nikunj Patel, LPCC-S

3.0 CEs for Counselors and Social Workers

3.0 CEs for Chemical Dependency Professionals, domain P2, C1/C7

*Most school districts will honor 3.0 contact hours for teachers; please check with your district to confirm.


BONUS TRAINING!

Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse, Child Neglect, and Human Trafficking: A training for Youth-Serving Professionals and Mandated Reporters.

Thursday, July 11, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Boardman Park, Lariccia Family Center Rotary Room (Please note the special location.)

Presenter: Patricia Amendolea, Mahoning County Childrens Services

This training is FREE and will include a working lunch - please feel free to bring your own food or enjoy some pizza with us.

5.5 CEs for Counselors and Social Workers

5.5 CEs for Chemical Dependency Professionals, domain P6, C7

*This course meets the training requirements for new school professionals and other mandated reporters.


QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training / Project DAWN Narcan Training & Narcan Kit Distribution

Wednesday, July 17, 8:30 am – noon, 3.0 CEs

Suicide and overdose deaths are at an all-time high in Mahoning County and we've partnered with the Mahoning County District Board of Public Health to prepare attendees for either scenario.

  • Know the signs someone may be considering or planning suicide and how to refer them for help.

  • Know the signs of an opioid overdose and how to administer life-saving Narcan, plus receive a free NARCAN kit upon completion of the training.

Presenters: Cara Rasor, Community Health Educator, Mahoning County District Board of Health and Karen Guerrieri, M.S.Ed., LPCC, LICDC, SWA, Counselor, Mahoning County Juvenile Court

3.0 CEs for Counselors and Social Workers

3.0 CEs for Chemical Dependency Professionals, domain P6, C7

*Most school districts will honor 3.0 contact hours for teachers; please check with your district to confirm.


Youth Mental Health First Aid

Friday, July 26, 2019, 8:30 – 4:00 pm, 6.0 CEs*

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach adults who interact with young people how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge or is in crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

Presenter: Bethany Crouch, MSEd, LPCC

6.0 CEs for counselors and social workers

6.0 CEs for chemical dependency professionals P6, C7

If you are associated with a school we advise that you confirm the granting of contact hours with your district.

There will be a one-hour break for lunch; attendees are invited to bring a lunch or may leave the building for lunch.



FAQs

Do I have to be a teacher or counselor to attend?

Anyone can attend! We welcome any interested community member to attend this or any other coalition training. You may even be eligible to receive a scholarship to attend for free! (Please note: scholarships are not available to professionals seeking Continuing Education or contact hours.)

What time should I arrive?

Registration opens at 8:15 a.m.* and we will be there to get you signed in and ready to learn. The program will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. to allow time for a break and still dismiss you by noon*. (*Youth Mental Health First Aid opens at 8:30 am and runs until 4:00 pm).

Continuing Education

We provide CEs for counselors, social workers, and chemical dependency professionals. Please provide your professional license/certification number in the registration information so we may pre-print your CE certificate. Certificates will be distributed at the end of the event for those who pre-register. All other certificates will be emailed pending receipt of name, license/certification number, and valid payment. Please note: the name you register with must match the name on file with your credentialing board!

If you are not licensed through OCDPB or CSWMFT, simply type "n/a" to complete your registration.

Are CEUs available for other disciplines?

We do not provide CEUs for other disciplines, but are willing to provide details about the training to you so you can request CEUs from your specific credentialing or licensing agency.

What are my parking options for getting to and from the event?

Attendees can park free of charge in the lot in front of the Educational Service Center and enter through the main doors. Training rooms are located in the hallway to the right.

What can I bring into the event?

Prepare to take notes and ask questions. Consider bringing a sweater or wrap if you chill easily.

Coffee and snack bars will be provided; you may bring alcohol-free beverages and snacks into the meeting room.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No need to print or bring the ticket unless the name on the reservation does not match the name of the person attending.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, but it is helpful if you email us to let us know in advance.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes and it is helpful if you let us know prior to the event if possible or by having the original registration name or ticket information.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can email us at Contact@DrugFreeMahoningCounty.org or call 330.771.7732 prior to the event. No calls will be answered during the event.

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7320 N. Palmyra Road

Canfield, OH 44406

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