Monday August 22, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM HST
8:00-8:30 AM Registration
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Big Island Substance Abuse Council (Po’okela Room) 
16-179 Melekahiwa Street
Keaau, HI 96749

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$25.00 payable to CDFH by credit card through this registration site.  Personal/cashiers, agency checks and money orders are accepted and may be mailed to:
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Attn: Michelle Park
1130 N. Nimitz Hwy. Suite A259
Honolulu, HI 96817

Registration Deadline

Monday, August 15, 2016
Open to first 30 registrants

6 hours ADAD approved


Michelle Park 
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Hawaii Pacific Center for Excellence
808-545-3228 ext. 37 

ADAD: Street Drugs and Surviving Through Crisis Training - Hilo 

Content: Participants will gain awareness on the current drug trends in the community and gain knowledge and the effectiveness of suicide prevention and interventions. Participants will be able to provide resources to assist individuals dealing with suicide ideation and tendencies.

FacilitatorsGary Shimabukuro, CPS and Laulima Hawaii owner, has provided drug education for businesses, schools, apprenticeship programs, labor organizations, management groups, law enforcement agencies, military personnel and other organizations since 1978. He was a clinical supervisor for a substance abuse treatment program, a former certified trainer, and "Trainer of Trainers" for the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA).

Brent Oto, MA, CPS is the current Suicide Prevention Program Manager for the Army Substance Abuse Program. He has worked with the military and civilian population for over 20 years. He conducts numerous trainings and education services for the military members, civilians, and families.

Target Audience: Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC), Certified Prevention Specialists (CPS), and applicants; those with other ADAD professional credentials; and anyone involved in the human services field.

Please Note:

  • Complete registration by clicking on the link below.
  • Seat availability is on a first-come, first-served basis and is not confirmed without payment due by the registration deadline.
  • The $25.00 fee is non-refundable.  Payment must be received by registration deadline. Payment by check will be processed as received.
  • Please include a copy of email confirmation with check or money order payment when mailed.
  • Walk-in registrations are not accepted.