Advocacy Series, Session II: Updates on Federal SUD Funding

Friday, July 10, 2020 @ 12-1:30pm ET (11CT/10MT/9PT)

Description

This webinar will provide an overview of the status of federal funding that supports substance use disorder treatment, prevention, and recovery. In particular, the session will focus on the many initiatives moving forward at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and in other HHS operating divisions. This presentation will also include detailed information about federal funding of interest to NAADAC members and stakeholders.

Learning Objectives
  • Provide an introduction to NASADAD.
  • Provide an overview of federal budget and appropriations process.
  • Explain the final appropriations for FY 2020, relevant provisions included in bills designed to address COVID-19, and status of FY 2021 appropriations.
Price

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn 1.5 Continuing Education Hours (CEs)

The CE certificate for this webinar will be available after the webinar takes place. NAADAC Members will be prompted to register for the CE quiz for free, while non-members will be prompted to pay a $20 processing fee to access the quiz. Upon passing the CE quiz, a CE Certificate will be immediately available to download in your profile. Click here for detailed step-by-step instructions for accessing your CE quiz and CE Certificate.

Click here for a complete list of who accepts NAADAC continuing education hours.

Presenters

Robert I.L. Morrison is the Executive Director & Director of Legislative Affairs for the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD). Morrison first came to NASADAD in 1998 as Public Policy Associate. He then served as Associate Director of Government Relations at Smith, Bucklin and Associates from 1999 to 2001. Morrison returned to NASADAD in 2001 as Director of Public Policy and went on to become Executive Director in 2009. He first came to Washington in 1993 to work for the late U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (NJ). Morrison graduated from Drew University in New Jersey with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and completed graduate work in American Government at the Johns Hopkins University.

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.


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