Professional Development

6th Annual Tree of Addiction Conference. 2019 Alcohol, Tobacco, & Other Drugs (ATOD) Conference

Friday, November 15, 2019
8:00 AM - 3:15 PM


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6th Annual Tree of Addiction Conference.  2019 Alcohol, Tobacco, & Other Drugs (ATOD) Conference

Rita Noonan, PhD of the CDC is our Keynote Speaker presenting  “The Evolving Opioid Overdose Epidemic: CDC’s Approach to Surveillance and Prevention.”

2019 Workshops:

  • Marijuana Legalization and its Impact on Youth

Ijeoma Opara, PhD, LMSW, MPH

Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare

  • Modern Crime and the Dark Web: Drugs Online

Lieutenant Jeff Angermeyer, M.A., Ed.S.c.

Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, Criminal Investigation Squads

  • Finding Your Balance: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills for Mental Health Clinicians

Jacqueline Kim Szabo, LCSW

Clinician/Professor, Ramapo College of NJ

  • Rising Over the Vapor: A Training for Stakeholders

Jonathan Augustin, MPH

The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources, Children's Aid and Family Service

Please Note: Holding Big Pharma Accountable: The Inside Story - The presenter of this workshop departed from her position with the County to join private practice. Due to this change, there is a potential conflict in presenting the information. As a result, the workshop is being cancelled and replaced with "Rising Over the Vapor: A Training for Stakeholders." Thank you for your understanding.

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  • Advocates
  • Concerned Citizens
  • Clinicians
  • Educators
  • LawEnforcement
  • Medical Professionals
  • SocialWorkers
  • Prevention and Treatment Providers

We are offering continuing education credits by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative and The Certification Board

Last Updated: 10/28/19