March 2016 eupdate



Jerry Moe, National Director of Betty Ford Center Children's Programs, delivers his inspiring talk, "The Joy of Recovery ... for Kids of All Ages."

Live broadcast

April 9, 2016

12:30 pm ET, 11:30 am CT, 10:30 am MT, 9:30 am PT

An Advisory Board Member of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA), Moe is an author, lecturer, and trainer on issues for children and families hurt by addiction. In 2013, he received the Mona Mansell Award and the Father Joseph C. Martin Award. His latest book is Through a Child's Eyes: Understanding Addiction and Recovery

Moe received the 2005 America Honors Recovery Award from the Johnson Institute, and the 2000 Ackerman/Black Award from NACoA for "significantly improving the lives of children of alcoholics in the United States and around the world."

This presentation is part of the Betty Ford Center's popular Alcohol and Other Drugs Awareness Hour, streaming live from the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California


Resources to Help Child Welfare Professionals Understand the Heroin and Prescription Pain Medication Epidemic

Thursday, April 21, 2016   1:00 - 2:30 PM EDT

Webinar Registration

The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) and the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) are pleased to invite you to participate in the upcoming webinar  

Child welfare professionals across states and communities are struggling to develop procedures in working with families affected by the use of heroin and prescription pain medications (e.g., opioids). Join the webinar to learn about resources available to help you understand the opioids epidemic. 

This program has been approved for one (1) CEU by the NASW Washington State Chapter.  Licensed Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors are eligible. Provider number is #1975-176. There is a $20 fee for CEUs for non-members and a $10 fee for CWLA members.  If you are interested in CEUs, please e-mail memberservices@cwla.org for details.


Dr. Deborah Shropshire

Detox: Impacting Kids Who Have Experienced Toxic Stress

 from National DEC on Vimeo.

This presentation discusses types of stress that children experience, helps us better understand the lifelong effects of chronic toxic stress in childhood, and discusses ways that we as professionals can help change the life trajectory of those children we encounter in abusive and neglectful environments.

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