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                                                            Worcester, MA 01605
                                                            5 Northampton Street
                                                            Adcare Educational Institute Inc.
5.0 Continuing Education Units will be offered for
Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
(CAC/CADAC); Certified Addiction Specialists
(CAS); Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC-I,
LADC-II, LADC Assistant); Nurses (RN/LPN); and
Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC).
AdCare Educational Institute, Inc. is recognized by
the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
to offer continuing education for National Certified
Counselors (NCC). We adhere to NBCC Continuing
Education Guidelines. To ensure state credentials,
                                                                                                          YOU CAN
contact your local board of certification. For Social
Work credits, contact AdCare Educational Institute                                                         MAKE A
to determine if an authorization number has been
secured.                                                                                               DIFFERENCE:
DIRECTIONS:                                                                                          PREVENTING &
Sheraton Framingham
1657 Worcester Rd. (Route 9); Framingham, MA
(508) 879-7200
From the North: Take I-93 South to Exit 37B (I-95                                                  INHALANT ABUSE
South/Route 128). Follow to Exit 25 (I-90 West-Mass
Turnpike). From I-90 West, take Exit 12 (Route 9
West). Bear left after toll, stay in the right lane. The
hotel is the first building on the right.                                                               Friday, May 19, 2006
From the South: Take I-95 North to Exit 6B (I-495                                                            Sheraton Hotel,
North). Continue on I-495 North for about 25 miles.
Take Exit 22 (I-90 East-Mass Turnpike). Take Exit 12
                                                                                                           Framingham, MA
(Route 9 West). Bear left after toll. Stay in the right
lane. The hotel is the first building on the right.
                                                                                                                            Sponsored by:
                                                                                                 Massachusetts Inhalant Abuse Task Force,
From the West: Follow I-90 (Mass Turnpike) East to                                              Massachusetts Department of Public Health,
Exit 12 (Route 9 West). Bear left after toll. Stay in the                                              Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
right lane. The hotel is the first building on the right.                                                    Prevent Treat Recover for Life
                                                                                                New England Inhalant Prevention Coalition
From the East: Follow I-90 (Mass Turnpike) West to                                                  Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
Exit 12 (Route 9 West). Bear left after toll. Stay in the                                              & AdCare Educational Institute, Inc.
right lane. The hotel is the first building on the right.
REGISTRATION FORM:                                               DESCRIPTION:                                                   AGENDA:
                                                                 Inhalant abuse and addiction are often overlooked as a
   YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE: PREVENTING &                       cause of puzzling learning and interpersonal problems.          YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE: PREVENTING &
          TREATING INHALANT ABUSE                                National resources and lessons learned from                             TREATING INHALANT ABUSE
                                                                 Massachusetts’s success in decreasing the inhalant rates             Sheraton Hotel, Framingham, MA
                   Registration Fee $35                          will be presented so that we can continue to speak to the                  Friday, May 19, 2006
           Registration deadline is May 9, 2005                  inhalant issue with each new generation of middle and
        To register, complete and return this form (or a
                                                                                                                                8:30-9:00 am         Registration/Continental Breakfast
                                                                 high school youth. Approaches for preventing and treating
         photocopy) with your $35 registration fee to:           inhalant abuse will be addressed in separate tracks
                                                                                                                                9:00                 Inhalants 101 (The Essential Facts
         (Checks payable to AdCare Educational Institute)        designed to meet the needs of prevention, treatment, and
                                                                                                                                                     on Inhalant Abuse)
              AdCare Educational Institute, Inc.                 youth-serving professionals. Participants will receive
                      5 Northampton Street                       colorful publications that highlight the effective role that
                                                                                                                                10:45                Break
                  Worcester, MA 01605-3407                       parents and other adults can play in the prevention of
        Registration is accepted first come, first served        substance abuse among children and youth. These
                                                                                                                                11:00                Key Prevention Strategies
                          by mail only                           approaches were developed with direct input from youth
                                                                 and parents.
                                                                                                                                12:30 pm             Lunch (provided)
Name:                                                            LEARNING OBJECTIVES:                                           1:15                 Breakout Sessions:
                                                                 At the completion of this two-track training, participants
                                                                                                                                                     Track 1: Assessment and
Organization:                                                    will be able to:
                                                                                                                                                     Treatment Issues
                                                                  Choose prevention approaches (based on best practices
Street Address:                                                    and science) that have been shown to affect the rates of
                                                                                                                                                     Track 2: The Unique Challenges &
                                                                   inhalant abuse
                                                                                                                                                     Solutions in Inhalant Prevention
                                                                  Differentiate different prevention approaches for various

State/Zip:                                                                                                                      2:45                 Break
                                                                  Describe the nature and prevalence of inhalant abuse in

                                                                   Massachusetts, including the latest trends
Telephone:                                                                                                                      3:00                 Track 1: Assessment and
                                                                  Recognize signs of early inhalant use, employ inter-
                                                                                                                                                     Treatment Issues (continued)
                                                                   vention and treatment approaches and use resources
E-mail:                                                            for follow-up
                                                                                                                                                     Track 2: The Unique Challenges &
                                                                  Locate sources for free prevention and treatment
                                                                                                                                                     Solutions in Inhalant Prevention
Breakout participation: Please indicate                            publications for professionals, parents and/or youth
which track you plan to attend: (check one):
                                                                 PRESENTERS:                                                    4:15 pm              Adjourn
____Track 1: Assessment and Treatment Issues                     Howard C. Wolfe, MA, LMFT, Director of the New
                                                                 England Inhalant Prevention Coalition, began work-
____Track 2: Unique Challenges & Solutions in
                                                                 ing in the field of substance abuse in 1970. He is the         WHO SHOULD ATTEND?:
                                                                 Former Associate Director of the CASPAR Alcohol and               Youth   Treatment Program Directors
             Inhalant Prevention
                                                                 Drug Education Program and is a nationally recognized             Preventionists
                                                                 expert in inhalant abuse prevention.                              Substance  Abuse Counselors
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, or are a person
with a disability who requires accommodations,                                                                                     Health Teachers/Providers
please contact Denise Henry at AdCare Educational Institute at   Florence Seidell, MSW, is the Project Coordinator for the         Mental Health Workers
(508) 752-7313, TTY: (508) 754-0039 or email:                    New England Inhalant Abuse Prevention Coalition. She              Juvenile Justice Personnel by May 5, 2006.                    has over twenty years experience in prevention, training,         Youth Workers
                                                                 and curriculum development in New York and                        School Nurses
                                                                 Massachusetts.                                                    School Principals

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