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SAMHSA News - May/June 2004, Volume 12, Number 3
 

Center Assists People with Substance Abuse and Child Welfare Issues

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Conferences Set for July


The National Center for Substance Abuse and Child Welfare will host two conferences in Baltimore, MD, this July:

Women Across the Life Span: A National Conference on Women, Addiction, and Recovery

July 12 to 13, 2004

Women Across the Life Span: A National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery, July 12-13, 2004, Baltimore Marriott Inner HarborMore than 50 invited speakers—including nationally recognized experts on women's substance abuse treatment and practitioners testing innovative and promising new practices—will discuss current issues and practices in providing gender-specific treatment to women throughout their lives. Topics to be addressed include co-occurring mental health disorders, services for children and families, homelessness, criminal justice, trauma, and violence.

Putting the Pieces Together: 1st National Conference on Substance Abuse, Child Welfare, and the Dependency Court

July 14 to 15, 2004

Putting the Pieces Together: 1st National Conference on Substance Abuse, Child Welfare and the Dependency Court, July 14-15, 2004, Baltimore Marriott Inner HarborTargeted to front-line practitioners and administrators of child welfare, substance abuse, and dependency court services, conference sessions will focus on four areas: serving children of substance abusers in the child welfare system; practice and clinical issues; increasing collaboration, funding, and systems issues; and workforce and staff development.

For detailed information about these conferences or to register, visit www.samhsa.gov/calendar/calendar.aspx. Or call Ayanna Dixon at (301) 495-3787, extension 3130, for the Women's Conference, and Lani Daly at (714) 505-3525 for the Child Welfare Conference. End of Article

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