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Accredited Continue Education Presentations Delivered

Addiction Bereavement and Grief: Addressing the Needs of the Misunderstood and Underserved

  • delivered the "neurobiology of substance use disorders" in a 3 part presentation to addiction bereavement counselors and social workers
  • sponsored by Timberline Knolls


Human Trafficking and the Opioid Epidemic: A Compassionate Response at Overlook Medical Center

  • organized symposium for all-comers; CE credits for physicians and nurses
  • comprised of a presentation by a survivor of human trafficking, a presentation by me on Human Trafficking and the intersection of the opioid epidemic, and a panel discussion that included the survivor, an Emergency Department physician, a Crisis Coordinator, and a mother of a survivor and Patient Access Manager

Presentations Delivered (non-CE)

  • Delivered expert testimony (twice) for NJ-RAMP to legislators (Black Caucus)
  • Washington Elementary School Parents Association (Summit, NJ)
  • Junior League of Princeton
  • Junior League of Summit
  • Junior League of Elizabeth-Plainfield
  • Junior League of Oranges/Short Hills
  • Junior League of Montclair
  • Junior League of Morristown
  • Watching Hills Regional High School
  • Millburn Municipal Alliance (2)
  • Raritan-Bridgewater Parent Association
  • Linden teacher in-service day
  • WAMS teacher in-service
  • Basking Ridge YMCA
  • League of Women voters
  • New Providence Municipal Alliance
  • New Providence Middle and High School Parents
  • Ridge High School
  • Timberline Knolls Addiction Bereavement - helping loved ones understand the disease of substance use disorder (2)
  • Retreat for family members of addiction bereavement
  • Junior League of Rumson opioid movie screening and panel discussion
  • Newark Academy

My Continuing Education

  • annual participant in the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin
  • member and annual participant in CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America)
  • meet with NJ State senators and congresspersons once a year to stress importance of continued support of prevention funding
  • Preventing Opioid Misuse and Overdose Deaths Webinar (Feb 2019)
  • Botvin Lifeskills Training on Vaping Presentations
  • Botvin Lifeskills Teacher Training Workshop on delivering LifeSkills Training for Parents in Preventing Substance Use
  • Botvin LifeSkills Teaching Marijuana Prevention Professional Development Workshop
  • Webinar Participant: Hidden Dangers of Vaping from Cohasset, MA
  • Addiction Professional Panel Series
  • NHTTAC Human Trafficking & Opioid Epidemic Webinar
  • Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Approaches Part 4: Engaging in Collaborative Prevention Efforts Confirmation
  • Vaping & LGBTQ Youth
  • Psychiatry: MAT & Stigma
  • Rethinking Addiction: CADCA
  • NAM Action Collaborative Countering the US Opioid Epidemic
  • The Electronic Cigarette Dragon: The Public Health Concern That Became a Criminal Justice Challenge
  • Preventing Underage Drinking with School-based Partners
  • Substance Use Disorders Seminar - Juuling, Dripping and More: What Parents Need to Know About Vaping
  • CDC Update on Vaping Illness
  • Getting Upstream to Reduce the Opioid Epidemic
  • Hidden in Plain Sight - Summit Middle School