Drugs: Things You Need to Know (7/21/24)


ASK-VIP Trainings are offered at no cost. 

July 21, 2024
6:00 PM-7:30 PM Eastern

Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse, Adoptive Parent Trainers


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Drugs: Things You Need to Know is designed to inform parents of the many different classifications of illicit drugs, as well as the current trends related to adolescent drug abuse. Detailed descriptions of commonly abused drugs are provided, including the appearance of these drugs and the effects they produce in users. The importance of identifying drug abuse and seeking early assessment and treatment is explored.

After completing this training, participants will be able to:   

    • Identify trends, types, usage, and the effects of common illegal drugs.
    • Discuss recovery options to pursue if a child or youth is abusing drugs.

ASK-VIP trainings are expressly designed to meet the needs of foster and adoptive parents. Skilled trainers who have lived experiences with fostering and adoption provide these trainings in a virtual group setting. There is 1.5 hours of ongoing, elective foster parent training credit available for Kentucky’s foster parents.

Create an account or log-in to register for this training. A reliable internet connection and a smartphone, tablet, or computer with web camera is needed to participate. If there are two adults in the same household that want to participate in this training, each person must register separately. Foster parent training credit is administered based on the duration of the meeting and each attendee’s participation. Training credit is only available if you have not participated in this training within the past twelve months.

If you have any questions about this training or how to register, please email ask@uky.edu or call 859-257-7361.