NCJA Workshop - Strategies for Combating the Opioid Epidemic

Monday Aug 08, 2016 - 01:45pm to 03:15pm EDT
Event Description: 

Join the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and the Addiction Policy Forum for a workshop on Strategies for Combating the Opioid Epidemic. The workshop will be broadcast live on August 8 from 1:45-3:15 pm EST from the National Forum on Criminal Justice in Philadelphia, PA.

 The topics for discussion will include:

  • The key elements in a comprehensive approach to addiction;
  • What recent research shows about what works;
  • Successful strategies for alternatives to incarceration.

The presenters will be:  

  • Jon Blodgett, District Attorney, Essex County, MA
  • Jim Pugel, Chief Deputy, King County, WA Sheriff’s Office
  • Pam Rodriguez, President/CEO, TASC
  • Jessica Nickel, Executive Director, Addiction Policy Forum
  • David Steingraber, Senior Policy Adviser, NCJA (Moderator) 

To learn more about the workshop and to register for the livestream, click here.

This livestream event will be the first in a series of six workshops/webinars, co-sponsored by NCJA and the Addiction Policy Forum, focused on translating the science of combating addiction into practice

Organizer Information
Event Organization: 
National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA)
Groups audience: 
- Private group -