(Urbandale) CPPC Statewide Learning Convening

(Urbandale) CPPC Statewide Learning Convening

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Date(s) - Wednesday, November 6, 2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Holiday Inn & Suites


The Fall 2019 CPPC Statewide Learning Network Convening will focus on educating and leading CPPC sites in identifying new ways to support families in their communities that are experiencing substance use treatment and recovery. Featuring keynote speaker Russ Bermejo with Children and Family Futures, Mr. Bermejo will share emerging national perspectives on the intersection of child welfare practice and substance use, as well as collaborative models of intervention and recovery.

Attendees will hear perspectives from local professionals in the field and parents with lived experience as they discuss policy and practice happening in Iowa, as well as strategies for communities to support families in recovery. CPPC communities will have an opportunity to identify existing local resources and potential gaps in order to increase collaboration, reduce stigma, and help strengthen and support families in treatment and recovery.

Instructors: Russ Bermejo, MSW, Children and Family Futures
Russ Bermejo will lead the convening through his expertise in emerging practice and models of intervention and recovery within the intersection of substance use and child welfare.

This training has been approved for 5 hours of foster parent training credit.

Please print and fill out this certificate and bring it to the training. Have your caseworker and training facilitator sign the form to ensure you receive the CEUs available. Always notify your caseworker or recruiter of your intention to attend any of the training or support group events on this calendar. Acceptable proof would also include the signature of the trainer on either training materials or notes that includes the title and date of the training. Please register here by Oct. 31.

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