Impact of Substance Abuse on Child Welfare with Emphasis on Medicated Assisted Treatment Part One Training Video

Sandnes Boulanger, LCSW CAP CET - Operation PAR, Inc. | Kay Doughty, MA M-CAP CPP - VP Family Community Services, Operation PAR, Inc. | Jonathan Essenburg, BA CAP - Vice President, Medication Assisted Patient Services, Operation PAR, Inc.

June 22, 2017

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Training Description

Operation PAR, Inc. has been putting Florida's families first since incorporating as a nonprofit organization in 1970. Prior to receiving federal funding, Operation PAR provided treatment services with a volunteer staff of paraprofessionals and professionals. Today, staffed with more than 400 employees, Operation PAR provides integrated addiction and mental health services at its various sites in Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Manatee, Sarasota and Lee counties. This training will help Child Welfare Professionals understand the impact of substance abuse on child welfare. They will learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of substance abuse and identify red flags that may indicate abuse in the home as well as learn how to work collaboratively with treatment providers. The training will introduce medicated assisted treatment with particular emphasis on Methadone and its efficacy.

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