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National & Local Perspectives on Race, Child Welfare, and the Opioid Crisis

June 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

You are invited to join your child welfare colleagues at the Center on Race and Social Problems in Pittsburgh for the Race & Child Welfare Summer Institute. The summit will include academic and community experts who will discuss the impact of opioid crisis in relation to race and child welfare in general and with the Pittsburgh metro area being used as a case example.  Opportunities will be provided for dialogue and discussion, as well as for networking.

6 CE credits are available for this summer institute. 

Keynote Speaker:
Ekow N. Yankah, Professor of Law, Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

Additional Speakers:
Virginia Pryor, Division Director, Georgia Division of Family and Children Services
Dr. Antoine B. Douaihy, Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Latika D. Davis-Jones, Assistant Deputy Director, Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services
Amy M. Sula, Manager of Integration Support, Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Office of Children Youth & Families



June 6, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Center on Race and Social Problems at the University of Pittsburgh


University of Pittsburgh, Room 2017, Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States + Google Map