2013 Prevention Conference RESCHEDULED


Conference RESCHEDULED to Friday, April 12th






Due to the major snow storm, the 2013 Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast and 1/2 Day Conference originally scheduled for February 22nd has been RESCHEDULED to Friday, April 12th! Thanks for your patience.



Friday, April 12th, 2013

Pleasant Valley Baptist Church *1600 N 291 Hwy, Liberty, MO 64068

Conference Schedule

8:00a.m. — Complimentary
Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

9:00a.m. — Keynote Presentation
Given by Bob Tryanski

10:00a.m. — Session 1 Workshops

11:00a.m. — Session 2 Workshops

Featured Workshops


What Can We Expect?
The ins and outs of drug testing in schools

Digital Dangers:
Insight from the cybercrimes task force about the seriousness of cyber bullying and other cyber crimes

Monitoring Prescription Drug Abuse:

Learn how to advocate for a prescription drug monitoring program in Missouri

Retailers On The Front Lines:

Tips to reduce violations, enhance ID checking, and improve customer service (for alcohol merchants)



What’s Next?
Current trends in synthetic drug use

It’s Not NORML:

When the drug industry works to NORMLize marijuana use, how do we respond to that challenge?

No Tattling Allowed:

Current research everyone needs to know about bullying and suicide

Leading Change with Positive Community Norms:
How to identify and encourage community assets and correct misperceptions within the community


This conference is FREE, but please RE-REGISTER online at http://northlandconference.eventbrite.com/ or by contacting Kara Siefker at karas@tri-countymhs.org or (816) 877-0401.


SOS – Signs of Suicide training  for school staff from Clay, Platte and Ray counties has been moved to April 2nd from 12:00-5:00pm in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at Tri-County Mental Health. Lunch and curriculum materials provided. RSVP required to Elise Bennett at eliseb@tricountymhs.org or (816) 877-0496.




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