The Opioid Crisis: Collaborating to Improve Outcomes in the Child Welfare S...

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Macomb Community College - The John Lewis Center

14500 East 12 Mile Road

Warren, MI 48088

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The Opioid Crisis: Collaborating to Improve Outcomes in the Child Welfare System

Host: State Court Administrative Office - Child Welfare Services

Date: Friday, May 11, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Venue: Macomb Community College John Lewis Center

Location: Warren, Michigan 48088

Street Address: 14500 East 12 Mile Road, Warren, Michigan 48088

Target Audience:
This training is intended for all child welfare professionals including jurists, court staff, prosecutors, attorneys, LGALs, CPS and foster care workers, tribes, private agencies, law enforcement, mental health providers, and education professionals.

Training Description:
This training will provide information about cross-system collaboration efforts to better serve children and families affected by the opioid crisis. Participants will gain an understanding of the science of addiction and how addiction impacts the brain. Critical information will be provided about Medication Assisted Treatment, as well as best practices for courts when handling cases in which parental substance abuse is a contributing factor in the placement of children in foster care. In addition, participants with learn about legislative efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, and policy and training updates from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Is registration required?
Yes. Registration is required and on-site registration is not available. Please do not register to attend this training unless you have scheduling flexibility and have received the necessary authorization to attend. Excessive nonattendance without prior cancellation will result in limited access to future CWS training events.

Who should I contact with questions?
For general assistance, please contact Kate McPherson, SCAO-CWS Administrative Assistant, at McphersonK@courts.mi.gov or 517-373-5322. For questions regarding the training content, please contact Elizabeth Henderson, SCAO-CWS Management Analyst, at HendersonE@courts.mi.gov or 517-373­-2621.

Can I update my registration information?
Yes. You can update your information (name, email, answers, etc.). Click on the following link for a step by step tutorial: http://help.eventbrite.com/customer/en_us/portal/articles/430100-how-to-update-your-ticket-registration-information

Do I have to print and bring my registration confirmation to the event?
No. There will be a sign in sheet at the SCAO-CWS registration desk outside of the meeting room.

The name on the registration doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
No. Please use the attendee's name only.

When do I receive a Certificate of Attendance?
All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance via email within one week of the training. The certificates are for proof of attendance and tracking of participation hours.

What attire do you recommend?
Room temperature can fluctuate throughout the day. Please plan accordingly and dress in layers.

Is food provided?
Lunch will be generously provided to participants within State of Michigan meal rates. Due to grant restrictions, we are unable to provide breakfast or snacks. Additional meals and snacks are the responsibility of the participant. If you require a vegetarian meal or have severe food allergies, please contact Kate McPherson at McphersonK@courts.mi.gov or 517-373-5322.

What meeting room will the training be in?
The training will be held in the K Building Macomb Room K301 located on the upper level of the Macomb Community College John Lewis Center.

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Macomb Community College - The John Lewis Center

14500 East 12 Mile Road

Warren, MI 48088

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