March 12, 2020, 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Ernest Knight Reception Center

Crossroads: Child Welfare & the Opioid Crisis

Join us for a conference that delves into the Opioid Crisis as it intersects with the Child Welfare system. #WhatAboutTheChildren. Registration required:

Alabama A&M Unviersity's Social Work programs invite you to attend this FREE conference. Come hear from experts in the field about how the Opioid Crisis and Child Welfare intersect. Featured speakers include: Judge Martha Lynn Sherrod; Tonita Phipps, Director of Madison County DHR, Mary Griffin, Program Supervisor for the Substance Abuse Program at the NOVA Center, and many more.

Topics to be discussed include Contextual issues Framing the Opioid Epidemic; the Impact of Addiction on Children and Families; Systemic Responses to the Epidemic, and Personal Perspectives: Challenges and Triumphs.

CEUs will be offered for Social Workers.

Lunch will be provided to registered attendees.


This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Award #: M01HP31282.

Sponsored in part by Title IV-E, Alabama Department of Human Resources.



Contact Information

Shannon McElroy
Phone: 2563727131

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