February Agency Highlight

The following ADAD funded agencies provide family support services for substance abuse prevention. Both are intended to provide support statewide.

Children of Addicted Parent Educational Supportive Services
   Description:
Housed at the San Juan Basin Health Department in Durango, this program provides training and technical assistance on conducting support groups for children of addicted parents.
   Contact Information:
For more information contact Ken Puhler (ken@coclassroom.org) or (970)247-5702 x229.

Colorado Family Education,Resources, and Training (CFERT)/Partners in Parenting
   Description:
CFERT provides family strengthening and support services through parent training, technical assistance to educators, speakers, newsletters, and the Parenting Information Clearinghouse & Resource Center.
   Contact Information:
For more information visit http://www.coopext.colostate.edu/PIP/ or contact Christine Cerbana-Whaley (christine.cerbana-whaley@colostate.edu) or (970)491-2101.

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Coming in March

March 19-26, 2006 is National Inhalants & Poisons Awareness Week (NIPAW). In addition to news from the prevention field, PIC Newswire articles will focus on and supplement activities related to inhalant abuse. For more information contact the
National Inhalant Prevention Coalition http://www.inhalants.org

New PIC Librarian

Dan Lawrence has joined the Rocky Mountain Center as the new librarian for the PIC. His last position was as Instruction Librarian and Asst. Professor of University Libraries at the University of Northern Colorado where he also served as the Criminal Justice bibliographer. He earned his MLS from San Jose State and is completing a Master’s program in Educational Technology and Instructional Design. Dan brings a wealth of experience in managing collections, document delivery services, and library technology applications to the Center.