Northeast Counterdrug Training Center

Phoenix Training - Addiction and Connection to Treatment

Tools for First Responders to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
Center for Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE)
Saint Joseph’s University

Course Description:

This class benefits police, EMS, firefighters, attorneys, correctional officers, children and youth workers and any other individuals who work in, or with, the criminal justice system. If you ask yourself, “why do people use illegal drugs even though it disrupts their life,” this class is for you. This training will apply the model of addiction as a chronic disease and aims to remove stigma and encourage hope. Those enrolled in this course will learn the principles of trauma informed practices and how to have positive interactions with those suffering from substance use disorder. Practical skills such as engagement techniques, Naloxone administration and how to connect individuals to treatment options will also be taught. Those who complete this training will have a better understanding of the disease of addiction and how they can be part of someone’s recovery.

Prerequisites: None

Course Length: 4 hours

Who May Attend: Law Enforcement, First Responders, Attorneys, Corrections, Educators, Counselors, School Staff Members, Health Care Professionals and Community Based Organizations

Certifications: 4 MPOETC credits, 4 Con Ed credits, 4 CLE credits, and 4 CE credits

This event is offered on the following dates

Nov 10, 2021 - Nov 10, 2021
Wednesday - Wednesday
Live Online Webinar - 10 AM - 2 PM EST
Nov 17, 2021 - Nov 17, 2021
Wednesday - Wednesday
Live Online Webinar - 3 PM - 7 PM EST
Nov 23, 2021 - Nov 23, 2021
Tuesday - Tuesday
Live Online Webinar - 3 PM - 7 PM EST
Dec 06, 2021 - Dec 06, 2021
Monday - Monday
Live Online Webinar - 10 AM - 2 PM EST
Dec 13, 2021 - Dec 13, 2021
Monday - Monday
Live Online Webinar - 3 PM - 9 PM EST
Dec 20, 2021 - Dec 20, 2021
Monday - Monday
Live Online Webinar - 3 PM - 9 PM EST