The National Association for Children of Alcoholics, is offering a free webinar on Screening, Intervening and Referring for Alcohol Problems, especially as it relates to caring for our own faith communities. Unfortunately, substance abuse affects almost all of our families, but as a caring church community we can support each other. I hope you’ll join me and NACoA next Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 1:00-2:00 PM ET (12CT/11MT/10PT) to learn more.

Register at the link below and please share with your pastors and friends.



Screening, Intervening and Referring for Alcohol Problems: Tools and Strategies for Faith Communities

Join us for a free webinar on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 1:00-2:00 PM ET (12CT/11MT/10PT)

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This is the first webinar in a four-part series supported by the Substance Abuse And Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and co-sponsored by the Association for Clinical  Pastoral Education (ACPE), the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), National Drug Endangered Children (DEC), and the American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC).

Program overview by Faye J. Calhoun, D.P.A., M.P.A., Associate Director at JLC Biomedical/ Biotechnology Research Institute at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC. Dr. Calhoun is also a retired NIAAA Deputy Director. Presentation by Margaret M. Murray, Ph.D., M.S.W., Director of the Global Alcohol Research Program at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Murray directs NIAAA’s efforts in international research collaboration spanning each of the Institute’s priorities in biomedical, epidemiological, prevention and treatment research. This includes serving on U.S. Science and Technology Committees, NIH and other government-wide initiatives in global health, and representing NIAAA to multilateral organizations such as the World Health Organization and the National Academies of Sciences committees. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine Forum on Global Violence Prevention. She is primarily responsible for facilitating collaborative relationships at the institute and individual scientist level and is widely recognized as an SBIRT expert. Questions? Email or visit

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