Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention SummitThu, Nov 14, 2019 | 8:00 AM
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will host the eighth annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hot Springs Convention Center.
The luncheon will feature a keynote address by former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, chairman of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.
The summit will include four breakout tracks: Clinical, Criminal Justice, Education/Prevention and Counseling/Recovery.
This is a free educational training opportunity for law enforcement officers, medical professionals, pharmacists and educators. Members of the general public may also attend and will have the opportunity to hear from experts regarding prescription drug abuse prevention and treatment.
In addition to the Attorney General’s Office, the Summit is being sponsored by the Arkansas Board of Pharmacy, Arkansas Division of Behavioral Health Services, Arkansas State Board of Nursing, Arkansas State Police, Gulf Coast High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, Office of the State Drug Director, Rotary Clubs of Arkansas, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Arkansas State Medical Board and the University of Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute, University of Arkansas at Little Rock MidSouth School of Social Work.
This event has been approved for 5 hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and 6 hours of Law Enforcement Standards (CLEST).
Online registration closed November 4. However, you may register on site at the summit by visiting the help desk prior to 8:30 a.m.
For questions, contact Rachel Ellis at 501-682-3645 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOIA webcastWed, Dec 18, 2019 | 10:00 AM
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act
10 a.m. to noon
The webcast will include “FOIA Made Simple” presentations by attorneys in the Attorney General’s office detailing responsibilities and rights covered under the act that relate to public meetings and documents.
This webcast, which is free and open to the public, has been approved for two hours of law enforcement CLEST credit. Two hours for continuing legal education (CLE) credit is expected to be approved.