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Alcohol & Drugs in Housing: What to Know and What to Do-Worcester, MA

April 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


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This training introduces intervention techniques for dealing with alcohol and drug abuse, including heroin and opioids, in the context of housing developments. Participants will examine how their own attitudes towards substance abuse affect the way they perceive their role as a service provider. They will learn how to recognize alcohol and drug abuse and what they can and cannot do about it, including how to stage an intervention and properly document a case for eviction when necessary. This course fulfills the HUD RSC training requirement under the subject area – Medication/Substance Abuse.

Instructors: La Verne Saunders, Dorrington & Saunders, LLC, Lisa Morishanti, Trinity Management, and Helena Padellaro, MassHousing

This training works well with Opioid Overdose Prevention and Rescue Training.

Parking:  Available in Victoria Center lot or street parking on Country Club Boulevard

Continental breakfast and lunch available.

(C) Social Work Continuing Education Unit (CEU) available

(H) Fulfills HUD Resident Service Coordinator Training Requirements