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This workshop provides attendees with current information on drug trends, an understanding of addiction and its effects on wellness as a whole, pathways to recovery and treatment options, and will also provide an overdose prevention training.  This workshop is intended for foster parents, social workers and social services providers who work in foster care.


9:00am - Welcome: Sara Klebenow, Foster Care Coordinator, Marathon County Dept of Social Services

9:15am - 11:15am - Old Drugs, New Threats: Melissa Moore, Substance Abuse Prevention at Marathon County Health Dept and Garrett Carr, Community Resources Officer at Wausau Police Dept

11:45am - 12:15pm - Lunch (provided) Session: Overdose Prevention Training, Jordan Schellin, Prevention Specialist at AIDS Resources Center of Wisconsin

12:30pm - 1:30pm - Physiology of Addiction: Dr. Jonathon Snider, Licensed Clinical Psychologist at North Central Health Care

1:30pm - 2:30pm - Pathway to Recovery: Daniel Shine, Manager at Lakeside Recovery and Clinical On-Call Manager of Behavioral Health Services at North Central Health Care, and Kristine Zelechowski, Clinic Director at Wausau Comprehensive Treatment Center

2:45pm - 3:00pm - Closing and Evaluations


$20 - No CEUs (foster parents)

$35 - 5.5 CEUs

Target Audience

This training will be directed towards foster parents,  and social workers and social services providers who work with foster care.


The speakers will be presenting live from the  Wausau campus's Conference Center, and a live feed will be broadcast to the Antigo, Medford, Phillips and Spencer campuses.

Cancellation Policy

An attendee must notify NTC of a cancellation prior to the beginning of the event in order to have fees removed or a refund issued. Attendees who do not attend without notifying Continuing Education will be responsible for payment of all course fees and will not be eligible for a refund.

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Leslie Williams

Leslie Williams

Continuing Education & Events Assistant

Leslie develops and manages all aspects of the conference and event planning process.