THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE DIVISION WILL BE PROVIDING TRAINING ON A NATIVE AMERICAN CURRICULUM FOR STATE LICENSED SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAMS IN MINNESOTA.
The primary intent of this substance abuse related curriculum is to:
• Provide an educational experience primarily for prevention specialists and substance abuse staff of state licensed programs.
• To improve the substance abuse treatment experiences for Native Americans.
• To provide a Native American cultural awareness educational program.
• To explore causal reasons for alcohol and drug abuse among Native American populations.
• To identify Native American cultural and spiritual ways and other ways that contribute to the prevention, treatment and aftercare of alcohol and drug abuse among individuals and families.
This curriculum contains 22 modules that require 22 hours of instructional time. Up to 22 hours of continuing education units (CEU’s) are pending approval by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy and Minnesota Accreditation Board.
DATE/TIME: April 28, 29 & 30, 2010 from 8:00am to 5:00pm
LOCATION: Project Turnabout, 660 – 18th Street, Granite Falls, MN 56241
REGISTRATION: E-mail Stefanie at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-862-1453
Registration is limited to 30 participants and early registration is suggested.
A light breakfast and lunch will be provided each day. There is a one-time $15.00 charge for this class to cover food costs. Payment is due the first morning of class. Checks can be made payable to Project Turnabout. Attendees are asked to park in the visitor parking lot. Please enter Project Turnabout through the Main Entrance and check in at the front desk. Thank you.