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No Hero in Heroin – Online, Self Paced & On Demand

October 22, 2019

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely


Course Description:How is heroin harmful? How young are those who are using heroin, are they are adults or do children and teens use it as well? Are you thinking, heroin? Yes, heroin. And it’s not 1970 either. Heroin and opioid use has increased sharply across the United States without discriminating between races, genders, or even ages. Law enforcement officials for the FBI report making arrests of individuals as young as 12 and as old as 86. What effects does heroin have on a user, on the brain, and on the human body? What are the effects on pregnancy, infants exposed to heroin and what can we expect as they grow and develop? Attend this training find out answers to these important questions and to learn prevention strategies and activities to educate children and youth on the harmfulness of heroin.

After attending this event, participants will be able to, summarize the history, production process, and manufacturing process of heroin, identify the cycle of use including effects on the brain and body, list effects on pregnancy, infants and children, and describe age appropriate prevention strategies to educate children of the dangers of heroin. Successful completion of this course to earn the CEU certificate requires participating in online activities, engaging in online cour

Technology needs required:

•electronic device with internet connection:

••electronic device with audio/ability to watch/listen to a video

•Keyboard/mouse (laptop with mousepad)

•Pdf reader

•Ability to email assignments to instructor, send/receive email.

Each participant must register with a unique email address (email addresses can not be shared)

sework for a required minimum amount of time, reading handouts in PDF format, watching video vignettes, and passing a post knowledge assessment with a score of 90% or higher.



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