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Kansas Alliance for Drug Endangered Children Conference
March 29, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
This session will discuss information on the current drug trends in Kansas, including drugs most often abused and some statistics regarding drug overdoses. The course will also discuss the elements of the crimes of endangering a child and aggravated endangering a child, and proper prosecution of these crimes.
Drug Endangered Children and Creating Community Alliances
Participants will be introduced to the concept of Drug Endangered Children. The course identifies factors which create an environment where substance use endangers the health and safety of children. It will discuss best practices for working with families of drug endangered children and methods for inter-agency cooperation to provide safe environments for children.
Drug Endangered Children and the Risk Factors for Human Trafficking
This presentation will examine the issues of exploitation and human trafficking and the vulnerabilities of drug endangered children as potential victims.
The Impact of Addiction & Recovery: A Family Perspective Panel
The participants of this panel are all from a family whose children have experienced trauma as a result of drug use, including separation from their families, homelessness, foster care, and even death of one of the children. This panel will share the perspective of the families lived experience of both addiction and recovery and the impact on their children and grandchildren.