Best Practices in the Engagement and Retention of African Americans in SUD services

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This training will describe best practices in the engagement and retention of African Americans in substance use disorders (SUD) services. The training explores the relationship between the trauma informed care of African Americans and the processes of care and concern that prevent the re-traumatization of clients in treatment programs. Topics include the definition of trauma, relationship building, engagement strategies, retention strategies cultural learning/humility, health inequities, macroaggressions and their role in providing effective services to African Americans. This training is for you!! We welcome to this training: clinicians, social workers, SUD and mental health program managers, executives, and community members who support the SUD prevention and intervention work of local non-profits.

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April 18, 2018
9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Alameda County BHCS, Office of Ethnic Services – Brooklyn Basin – Tilden Room
1900 Embarcadero Cove
Oakland, CA
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