Wednesday, April 19, 2023                                  Thursday, April 20, 2023

9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (EST) each day

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This is a virtual event.

Training Team
Ohio Domestic Violence Network

Please join us for this virtual, interactive training

This two-day training will provide participants with a deep dive into the experiences of domestic violence survivors who use substances, and trauma-informed strategies to support them. 

Day 1- Challenging Bias and Stigma with Motivational Interviewing and Trauma Informed Care 

In this training, participants will examine the types of stigmas experienced by people who use substances, the ways in which stigma can create barriers on the road to recovery, and how stigma can increase the risk factors such as continued use, overdose, and suicide.  Participants will learn how Motivational Interviewing techniques can create an open dialogue, enhance trauma-informed services, and reduce the bias and stigma often experienced by people who use substances in other systems.   

Day 2- Substance Use and Parenting 

In this training, participants will explore the unique parenting challenges faced by people who use substances, the associated stigma from family, friends and healthcare systems and the stressors of parenting in recovery.  Participants will learn helpful strategies for supporting substance-using people during pregnancy, how to assist with preparing for the stressors of parenting and their effect on recovery, and how to create a trauma-informed environment around these difficult issues.   

ODVN Trainers: Cheryl Stahl, LPCC, Substance Use/Mental Health Program Director

Cost: Free for ODVN Members (ODVN Member Program or Individual/Organizational Membership); $50 for Non-ODVN Members. ***Note: If paying by check, please include the name of the training on the memo line. 

CEUs: To obtain 5.5 CEUs, you are required to attend the entire training and complete the evaluation. When you go to register, please include your complete license number if you are a licensed counselor or social worker in Ohio. Evaluations and Certificate Request forms must be completed within 24 hours after the training to receive CEU's. 

Deadline to Register: Friday, April 14, 2023

Please share any accessibility needs and accommodations when registering for this event, including for American Sign Language interpreting. 

Upon registering, you should receive a confirmation email within 24 hours. If you have not, please contact the Training Team at training@odvn.org.