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Opioids: The Ripple Effect

Reducing the Impact with Strategies Based in

Trauma-Informed Care

Friday, April 5 • 8:30am to 4:00pm
Cost: $85 Early Bird Rate / $99 after March 1

*Cost includes materials and CEUs
*Purchase orders are accepted. Please contact Patricia Klier by email or at (614) 253-6933 x232.

The NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse shows that Ohio is one of the top five states with the highest rates of opioid-related deaths. At this conference, you will gain insights on:

  • the opioid crisis and its impact on communities and families in Franklin County and Ohio
  • the effects of the opioid epidemic on those who work in early intervention and preschool
  • how to use a trauma-informed lens to work with those impacted by adverse childhood experiences
  •  how generational trauma impacts families
  • self-care strategies for educators, early childhood service providers and caregivers

This conference is open to all families, higher education students, preschool and EI providers, early childhood educators, professionals and administrators.



8:00 – 8:30 am            Registration Opens

8:30 – 8:50 am            Keynote: Dr. Angel Rhodes

8:50 – 10:00 am          Allison Kelly, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

10:00 -10:15 am         break

10:15 -11:30 am         Dr. Pam Scott and Jesse Schroeder, The Buckeye Ranch

11:30 -12:30 pm         lunch

12:30 – 2:15 pm          Dr. Pam Scott and Jesse Schroeder, The Buckeye Ranch

2:15 – 2:30 pm            break

2:30 – 3:30 pm            Expert panel

3:30 – 4:00pm             Closing


Lunch is not included with your registration. There are many restaurants within driving distance:

If you would prefer to pre-order a boxed lunch from Milo’s Catering for an additional $13, please select that option during registration.

  • Pretzel club sandwich
  • Harvest field salad with balsamic dressing

IMPORTANT: Due to a severe airborne allergy, nuts, peanuts, shellfish and fish products are NOT allowed at the event, even in sealed packaging.

Certificates of attendance will be provided and CEUs are requested from:

  • Ohio Approved/Step Up to Quality
  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board
  • Ohio Department of Development Disabilities Early Intervention
  • Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Board
  • Ohio Occupational Therapy Board

Purchase orders are accepted. Please contact Patricia Klier by email or at (614) 253-6933 x232.

No cancellations or refunds. An alternate may be sent without additional charge, if notification is received by April 1. For more information or if you have special needs to address, please contact us at (614) 253-6933 x232 or email Patricia Klier.

Date, Time and Venue
  • April 5, 2019
  • 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • The Childhood League Center

    674 Cleveland Avenue,

    Columbus, OH , 43215

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The Childhood League Center
Established in 1945, The Childhood League Center is a leader in early childhood education and interventions for children with special needs and those at risk.