July 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Michelle Schurig – Director, In Your Corner, Alameda County Probation Department

Teri Carlyle – Master Facilitator and Project Lead, Erasing the Stigma of Opioid Use Disorder, Urban Strategies

Veronica King – Certified Addiction Specialist

If you cannot attend on July 23rd but would like to receive a link to a recording and resources, click here to join the list for recording.

DESCRIPTION: This free, interactive training is designed for those who support families impacted by opioids/substance use and will provide an overview of opioid and substance use, including ways in which providers can facilitate health communication, decrease stigma, and initiate access to treatment and other resources.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Providers working with young children ages 0-5 years and their families who work with families impacted by opioid and other substance use.

2.0 CEUs available for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, and RNs. A link to the online training will be provided to registered attendees closer to the event date.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the signs and symptoms that someone may be using opioids
  • Explain how stigma interferes with getting help
  • Identify language that is stigmatizing
  • Access resources for supporting substance use recovery


10 AM: Welcome and introductions

  • Overview and Background on Opioids and Substance Use
  • Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Opioid Use
  • “What’s Stigma Got to Do With It?”
  • Personal Story
  • Techniques for Communicating with Someone You Are Concerned About
  • Local Referral Sources
  • In Your Corner Resources
  • Narcan Overview and Demo
  • Q&A

12 PM: Adjourn