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DHS news release


Feb. 15, 2008


General contact: Ken Palke, 503-947-5286
Program contact: CJ Reid, 503-945-9813


Governor's council to hear about family drug prevention program

What: Public meeting of the Governor's Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs


When: Feb. 26, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Where: Oregon Dept. of Human Services, Room 160, 500 Summer St. NE, Salem


Agenda: Beginning at 9:35 a.m. council members will hear reports on DHS Addictions and Mental Health Division’s Cultural Competency and Strengthening Families programs, plus workforce survey results from the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon. At 11:30 a.m. there will be announcements from council members and community liaison groups, and a visit by alcohol and drug counseling students from Chemeketa Community College. At 2 p.m. there will be a report on the Governor’s Children’s Wraparound Initiative Project.


Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for individuals requesting assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters or large-print materials. Individuals needing these types of accommodations should call DHS at 503-945-5678 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.