A collaboration of the Allegheny County SAP Coordination Team, Allegheny County School Counselors Association (ACSCA) and the Pennsylvania Association of Student Assistance Professionals (PASAP), Allegheny County Human Services, Tobacco Free Allegheny, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC and Area School Districts.
7:30 AM - Preliminary Meeting - Allegheny County School Counselors Association
7:45 AM - Arrival, registration and continental breakfast
8:15 AM - Welcome - Renee Urick, PNSAS
Terry Kerr - Executtive Director, PASAP
Ruth Ann Koss, Supervisor, Allegheny County of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health
Bernie Galanko, Supervisor, Allegheny County of Human Services, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Programs
Celebration of SAP Success - Jennifer Kirk, M. Ed.
9:00 AM - Session One: LGBTQ Issues and SAP
Ted Hoover, Training Director PERSAD
10:30 AM - Break
10:45 AM - Session Two: Update on Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative PAYSPI
Paula McCommons, Ed.D.
Services for Teens at Risk & Board Member, PAYSPI
11:45 AM - Lunch is provided.
12:15 PM - Session Three: Trends in Dual Diagnosis, Marijuana and Rx Drugs in Adolescents
Antoine Douaihy, MD, Medical Director
Addiction Medicine Services of WPIC-UPMC
1:45 PM - Short Break
1:55 PM - Session Four: Speak Out to Save Lives: The HOPE Initiative
Joel D. Compeggie, Acting Supervisory Special Agent, Community Outreach Program, Pittsburgh Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Madisyn Moore, Special Agent, Community Outreach Program, Pittsburgh Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
2:55 PM - Closing Activity, Credits, and Evaluations
3:15 PM - Safe travels!
Workshop Descriptions and Speaker Bios