Lawrence Partnership
We Are Lawrence

Professional Speaker Series

Date: 

09/12/2017 - 8:30am

Location: 

Lawrence Elks Lodge
652 Andover Street
01843 Lawrence , MA

Description of Event: 

Our Professional Development Speaker Series is a free offering to healthcare providers and helping professionals in the community. These education and training seminars offer high quality trainings and networking opportunities to help strengthen our collective efforts to support our community.

The opioid epidemic is relentless. This workshop will cover public health data, statewide policies and strat-egies, and evidence-based tools to identify and address unhealthy substance use at early onset. This is the period when behavioral health providers can have the most impact. The workshop will include special con-siderations in screening and brief intervention for people from diverse backgrounds.

Panelists:
 Sarah Ruiz, MSW, Assistant Director of Planning & Development, MA Dept. of Public Health
 Lee Ellenberg, LICSW, Training Manager, MA SBIRT TTA Program, Boston Medical Center