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(304) 224-1267


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Weirton, WV 26062

2018 OVHEC Conference

Separating Facts & Myths in Community Health

Conference Details

Conference Agenda
8:00   Registration & Vendor Booths
8:25   Welcome & Introductions
8:30   Presentation: Human Trafficking
10:00   Break
10:15   Presentation: Abuse and Neglect Cases 101
11:45   Lunch (Provided on site)
1:00   Presentation: Medical Marijuana: Are There Risks?
2:30   Break
2:45   Presenation: Shining the Light, Ending the Stigma
4:15   Evaluations & Door Prizes


Training Objectives

Human Trafficking

Andrew Cogar, Assistant United States Attorney - Northern District of WV


Chris Frizzell, Victim Witness Coordinator - United States Attorney's Office

  • Human Trafficking 101 (what is it, laws, myths, etc.)
  • Trafficking in WV, relation to the opioid epidemic
  • The reporting process when a potential victim is identified
  • Resources/best practices for how service providers can meet the comprehensive needs of victims experiencing all forms of human trafficking

Abuse and Neglect Cases 101

Susan Harrison, Executive Director - CASA for Children Inc., Moundsville

  • What constitutes abuse and neglect?
  • Mandated reporting laws and making CPS referrals
  • Difference between abuse and neglect civil proceedings and the criminal cases
  • Civil abuse and neglect proceedings from preliminary hearing through permanency
  • Multidisciplinary Team Meetings - What are they and who can attend?

Medical Marijuana: Are There Risks?

Carole Scheerbaum, WVU Assistant Professor; WVU Extension Agent - Hancock County

  • 7 myths related to marijuana legalization
  • Challenges related to medical marijuana
  • Review of data pre/post legalization

Shining the Light, Ending the Stigma

Amy Gamble, Executive Director - NAMI of Greater Wheeling

  • Define and identify the key elements of stigma
  • Describe examples of how stigma effects public policy
  • Create action steps for impacting stigma

Pending CEUs

  • Addiction
  • Counseling
  • Domestic Violence Advocate Certification
  • Law Enforcement
  • LPC
  • Nursing
  • Prevention
  • Social Work
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