Substance Prevention and Recovery Knowledge (S.P.A.R.K.) Summit

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Substance Prevention and Recovery Knowledge (S.P.A.R.K.) Summit

August 22

The Western Kentucky Opioid Taskforce will host the Substance Prevention and Recovery Knowledge (S.P.A.R.K.) Summit on Thursday, August 22 at the Murray State University-Paducah Regional Campus.

Topics will include synthetic opioids, research about HIV self-testing programs, recovery capital, stigma surrounding HIV, medication for opioid use disorder, deflection/diversion programs, and a panel of those bridging the gap between the hard-to-reach populations.

As of now, S.P.A.R.K. will offer CEUs for nursing and 7 hours towards Department for Local Government (DLG) credits. S.P.A.R.K. is currently seeking out continuing education units (CEUs) for those in emergency medical services (EMS), family resource youth services center (FRYSC), pharmacy, clinical alcohol and drug counselors, social workers, psychology, peer support specialist (PSS), and community health worker (CHW) fields.

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August 22
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