Alcohol & Drugs In Housing: What to Know and What to Do (C, H)


This training introduces intervention techniques for dealing with alcohol and drug abuse, including heroin and opioids, in the context of housing developments. Participants will examine how their own attitudes towards substance abuse affect the way they perceive their role as a service provider. They will learn how to recognize alcohol and drug abuse and what they can and cannot do about it, including how to stage an intervention and properly document a case for eviction when necessary.This course fulfills the HUD RSC training requirement under the subject area – Medication/Substance Abuse.

This training works well with Understanding Addiction, Emerging Drug Trends & the Opioid Crisis.

Instructors: La Verne Saunders, Dorrington & Saunders, LLC, Lisa Morishanti, Trinity Management, and Helena Padellaro, MassHousing

Parking: Parking is open and free on Western Avenue, Antwerp Street Extension and the side streets off Antwerp Street Extension.

Continental breakfast and lunch available.

(C) Social Work Continuing Education Unit (CEU) available

(H) Fulfills HUD Resident Service Coordinator Training Requirements

  • When

  • Friday, December 1, 2017
    8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • Charlesview, Josephine Fiorentino Community Center
    123 Antwerp Street Ext.
    Brighton, Massachusetts

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