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PITTSBURGH CHAPTER
(PA 02) updated 1/19


CHAPTER INFORMATION:

Geographical area served:
Pittsburgh, PA

Permanent Chapter Contact Information:
Steve Wize
swize34@gmail.com


Meeting location:
Varies. See meeting schedule below

Chapter meeting dates/times:
3rd Tuesday of each month excluding August. No meetings are held in August.

Why should I attend?
Chapter meetings are a great way to make professional contacts, network, discover new resources, and develop new skills.

Chapter program:
A segment of each meeting is dedicated to the introduction of members and non-members. We encourage all attendees to make announcements about upcoming events, news related to the field, and job opportunities. After announcements, an educational training is presented.

Continuing education:
Each training provides a minimum of 1.5 pre-approved professional development hours (PDH).

Cost to attend meeting:
Members - no cost
Non-members - $20


For more information about our chapter or upcoming meetings, contact:
Steve Wize
swize34@gmail.com


UPCOMING MEETING SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Exploring Medical Marijuana      

Objectives:    
Participants will be able to identify how medical marijuana may provide relief for the symptoms associated with the qualifying conditions.
Participants will be able to differentiate the various cannabinoids and terpenes in the cannabis plant and their role with our endocannabinoid system (ECS).
Participants will be able to identify the various medical marijuana products approved for the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program.

Port Authority 
2235 Beaver Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

8:30AM Registration
9:00-9:15 AM Introductions & Business meeting
9:15-11:30 AM Program

Presenter: 
Beth Bittner is the Director of Communication and Outreach for Cresco Yeltrah LLC. Beth sits on the Cresco Yeltrah Advisory Board as the Community Advisor, the Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) Medical Cannabis Society Workforce Development Advisory Board and the Jefferson County Development Corporation Advisory Board.
                                           
CREDITS:
The Pittsburgh EAPA Chapter offers the following continuing education credits for attendees at the monthly meetings: PDHs (Professional Development Hours for the CEAP credential), CEUs (Continuing Education Units for the LSW, LCSW, LPC and LMFT credentials), and PCB Approved Education for the Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) credential.

CEAP and CAC certificates are available at each meeting.  CEU certificates will be mailed to attendees by the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. For questions regarding PDH's, CEU's or CAC hours, please contact Lori Paul at 412-974-4195

FEES AND REGISTRATION: 
Attendance fees are included in an EAPA membership.  Attendance for a one-time guest is free unless one desires PDH/CEU credits for which there is a $20 charge. No registration is necessary to attend meetings.  


CHAPTER OFFICERS:

PRESIDENT:
Carole Boes
Carole.Boes@butlerhealthsystem.org
412-629-0320

VICE PRESIDENT:
Nan Missig
nanm51@aol.com
412-996-9506

SECRETARY:
Josie Morgano
josiemmorgano@aol.com
412-420-7467

TREASURER:
Stephen Wize
Swize34@gmail.com
412-334-9790

Membership Chairperson
Judy Shannon
724-413-5716
email: jshannon@Greenbriar.net


Education Chairperson
Judy Shannon
724-413-5716
email: jshannon@Greenbriar.net


CHAPTER NOTICES:

Chapter notices can be viewed on our Pittsburgh Chapter web site.
 


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, VISIT OUR CHAPTER'S WEBSITE AT:

www.eapa.net/pittsburgh

Please e-mail all changes to chapter page information, and all requests to post events, chapter documents and/or links to:
webeditor@eapassn.org