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Congressional Briefing June 6 - Opioid Crisis Response: Social Work Workforce Readiness w/ the SSW&#


Please join NASW for a Congressional Briefing that will highlight the many ways that social workers are involved in responding to the opioid crisis, and will identify effective education, professional development, technical assistance, capacity building and research strategies that target strengthening workforce capacity and service delivery outcomes. Service delivery and training gaps will be identified and recommendations will be made to ensure that there is capacity and competence to address the opioid crisis.

MODERATOR: Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW Chief Executive Officer, NASW



Michelle Tuten, PhD, LCSW-C Director of the Center for Research, Evaluation and Services and Assistant Professor , University of Maryland School of Social Work David Albright, PhD, MSW Hill Crest Foundation Endowed Chair in Mental Health, University of Alabama School of Social Work

Jennifer Kasten, PhD, MSW Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President, JBS lnternational

Jack Stein, PhD, MSW Director, Office of Science Policy and Communications, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Light Refreshments will be Served

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