Connecticut Department of Children and Families
May 2, 2013

Connecticut's Drug Threat, and Drug Endangered Children

DATE:  May 2, 2013

 

TRAINER:  Wayne Kowal, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Connecticut State Police, Statewide Narcotics Task Force Training Program Coordinator

 

TIME:  1:00 p.m.  - 4:00 p.m.

 

CEU's:  Available upon request

 

DESCRIPTION:  This half-day course is offered as a lecture and question-and-answer session wherein participants will learn about the current drug threats in Connecticut, the effects of the presence of these substances in homes where children reside, how to identify risks presented to children in such situations, and the work being done by the Connecticut Drug Endangered Children's Alliance to bring professionals together to improve outcomes for families and children. 

 

At the conclusion of training, participants will be able to:

Identify the current drug trends in Connecticut, including explaining why some drugs are more or less prevalent in CT than other areas:

  • Recognize signs of abuse of drugs that do not present on traditional screens.
  • Identify signs of manufacturing - personal use and for profit.
  • Identify signs of safety concerns for anyone entering the home.
  • Identify signs of abuse, neglect or risk to children in environments where illicit substances are used, manufactured, or distributed and be able to utilize a risk assessment checklist for children in such environments
  • Develop a working knowledge of the partners and state agencies involved in the Connecticut Drug Endangered Children's Alliance and their respective roles in improving the outcomes for families and children. 
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"Registration Process" for Providers, Families, Youth and All Others
 
Step 1:  Create a "Log in Profile/User ID" and a password.  (Select "Guest" for a user category)  NOTE: You will only need to create a log-in and user ID just once;  the first time you register for a course.  Please write down your user ID and Password and store in a safe place.

Step 2:  Register for the class you wish to attend utilizing the course calendar.
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Location: Klingberg Family Centers, 370 Linwood Street, New Britain, CT 06052
This event is 8 miles from you (06106).

1 PM - 4 PM

Contact: Anne Mcintyre-Lahner
Email: anne.mcintyre-lahner@ct,gov
Phone: 860--723-7249
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Last day to register: 5/1/2013
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