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Argosy University, Sarasota to host continuing education workshop on the opioid epidemic

Argosy University, Sarasota to host continuing education workshop on the opioid epidemic

Argosy University, Sarasota announces its first workshop in a continuing education series for professional counselors. The workshop, titled “Addiction: The Opiate Epidemic,” will take place on November 9 and is hosted by the Argosy University, Sarasota College of Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences.

Join us for this informative workshop on the ever increasing opioid addiction epidemic.  The workshop has been approved for three continuing education units through the National Board for Certified Counselors and is offered at no cost to participants. 

To request accommodations in connection with this event, contact the Student Affairs Department at 941-379-0404.

Date and Time: Wednesday, November 9, 2016, from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Location: Argosy University, Sarasota, 5250 17th Street, Sarasota, FL 34235

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/addiction-the-opioid-epidemic-tickets-28501086517

 

Schedule of Events

8:30 - 9:00 | Registration

9:00 - 10:30 | Session I: The Cultural Phenomenon of Opiate Use and Abuse - Overview of opiate classifications, psychopharmaceutic properties and neurological affects. Effects of opiate abuse on the addicts, personality, in families, communities and our nation.   Understanding the models of opiate treatment

10:30 - 10:45 | Break

10:45 - 12:00 Session II | Communities in Crisis:  A Panel Perspective - Perspectives on the scope of the problem in our community.  Panel members include: Bob Piper - CEO, First Step Sarasota, Tim Speth, Detective Sarasota Police Department, Jonathan Boyd, substance abuse counselor at DACCO.

 

Argosy University, Sarasota is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610.

 

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