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Deflection Training for Law Enforcement – The Basics of Addiction and Recovery

  • February 02, 2022
  • (EST)
  • February 03, 2022
  • (EST)
  • 2 sessions
  • February 02, 2022, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EST)
  • February 03, 2022, 8:00 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • Chemeketa Brooks Regional Training Center

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Deflection Training for Law Enforcement – The Basics of Addiction and Recovery

Target Audience:

Priority seating for all law enforcement (police, sheriff), first responders (EMS/Fire), and those working as part of an arrest diversion team in any form. 

Sponsoring Agency:

Marion County Sheriff's Office/Marion County LEAD, Oregon Peace Officers Association, and Oregon State Sheriffs' Association

Date and Time:

Feb 2, 2022 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm OR Feb 3, 2022 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost:

FREE - REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Training Location:

Chemeketa Brooks Regional Training Center, Bldg. #1 / Rooms 105-106, 4910 Brooklake Rd. NE, Salem OR 97305 

Instructor:

Jac A. Charlier, MPA, Executive Director, TASC’s Center for Health and Justice (CHJ) Executive Director, Police, Treatment, and Community Collaborative (PTACC)

Mariel S. Hufnagel – MPA, CNP, CPRS — Executive Director of CASA of Union County

DPSST Training Category: General

Brief Overview:

The Deflection training session for Law Enforcement includes the following topics:

  • The basics of addiction (not drug use) understood within the context of the purpose and practice of law enforcement deflection
  • Medication-Assisted Recovery/Treatment – How medications for opioids are not “substituting one drug for another”
  •  Drug treatment: What it is and how it works
  • Understanding that recovery from drug use does happen and what that can look like over time
  • Criminogenic Risk-Need – How addressing addiction and other issues people face can reduce crime

As a result of the Deflection training session, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand addiction as a chronic, relapsing disease of the brain
  • Know the purpose and value of the use of medications for addressing opioid use disorder
  • Explain the implications of addiction for deflection encounters
  • State the importance of SUD treatment as part of a deflection strategy to reduce crime and promote an individual’s well-being
  • Understand that recovery from addiction is possible and what it looks like
  • Describe how deflection interrupts the linkage between addiction (drug use) and crime
  • State the importance in deflection of avoiding, reducing, and addressing SUD stigma as a barrier to accessing treatment 

Contact Information:

Alicia Davis at (970) 412-4544 or training4@opoa.info.

Attire:

Business Casual

Lodging Information:

Available.

Parking Information:

Available.


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