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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:15 PM EDT
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Child Focus Training Center 
4633-B Aicholtz Road
Cincinnati, OH 45244

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Shelley Drummond, Training Center Office Manager 
Child Focus, Inc. 

Mitigating Risk, Supporting Children in AOD Environments

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$10.00 for 2.0 CEUs

Ohio is one of the top 5 states in the country with deaths related to drug overdose.  As a result many of Ohio’s children are at risk for countless experiences such as violence in their homes, absent caregivers, higher levels of stress, poverty, neglect, and harsh parenting.  Explore the rick factors these children are susceptible as a result of being embedded in alcohol and drug environments (AOD) and learn how trauma is sustained.  Understand that risk mitigation involves taking steps to reduce the adverse effects of those AOD systems on children who may have trauma.


  1. Develop a basic understanding of AOD environments and be able to identify the risk factors of children living in those environments.
  2. Understand key concepts of trauma experienced by children in AOD environments.
  3. Participants will learn ways to mitigate the risks of children living in AOD environments and strategies to help build connection and increase resilience to ensure success in life.

 Presenter: Nicolle Moore is an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant and Trainer for the state of Ohio currently working under the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant awarded to Ohio.  She is responsible for consultation with daycare centers, Public preschool programs, Head Start programs, and individual children in early learning environments.  She conducts trainings with both early learning professionals and parents in social/emotional development, challenging behaviors, early approaches to learning, and other mental health topics.  Ms. Moore has been working at Child Focus since 2008 and has over 13 years experience working with a variety of at risk youth in many community settings.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Miami University in 1999 and received her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Kentucky in 2001.  She currently holds an Early Childhood Mental Health Credential in the State of Ohio and is a part of  various projects such as United Way Success by Six and is on both the Clermont County and Brown County Crisis Response teams.  Ms. Moore is always eager to help and promote healthy relationships, positive social/emotional development in young children, and continues to work to make positive changes in the lives of children every day.  

Continuing EducationCounselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists: The Child Focus, Inc. Training Center is approved through the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board. This program is offered for 2.0 clock hours of continuing education for counselors, social workers, and marriage and family therapists. Social Work Provider#: RSX129410 Counselor Provider#: RCX029503 Marriage and Family Therapist Provider#: RTX091001

Psychologists: The Child Focus, Inc. Training Center is approved by the Ohio Psychological Association MCE program to offer continuing education for Ohio psychologists. This program is offered for 2.0 clock hours of continuing education for psychologists. Child Focus, Inc., 00PD-3109-52668, maintains responsibility for the program.

Professional Development Hours for Teachers: A statement of contact hour verification will be provided, which educators in turn provide to their Local Professional Development Committee (LPDC). Ohio Revised Code (Section 3319.22) assigns LPDCs the responsibility of reviewing educators’ Professional Development activities as part of their Individual Professional Development Plans (IPDP) and determining if they meet licensure renewal requirements.

CE educational activities that meet the continuing education requirement for the Ohio Board of Nursing: A certificate of attendance verification will be provided with the CE activity hours. Chapter 4723-14-05 from the law and rules from www.nursing.ohiogov reads: (7) A continuing education activity that has been approved by a board or an agency that regulates a health care profession or related discipline in Ohio or another jurisdiction;

 Please note:  Because we are not able to control the room temperature to fit everyone’s needs, we encourage you to dress in layers to better accommodate your personal comfort level.

Child Focus, Inc. Training Center is accessible to wheelchairs. If you need any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Melanie Palmer at