Training seminar, presentation offered

Central West Virginia Aging Services, a “one stop” social services agency, recently announced an exciting one-day training seminar presentation on Sept. 16 at the Bicentennial Inn, located at W. Main St. in


Continuing education credit hours will be provided for registered nurses, licensed social workers and licensed practical nurses attending this conference. Evelyn Post, executive director, states the morning and afternoon seminars will now provide a total of 6.5 hours credit for each professional. The event is open to the public for attendance. Advance registration and payment is required.

The morning session will be presented by Patty Marino Deutsch, with First Choice and the Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia. This workshop will address “Vicarious Traumas” in your life and provide you with “resilience strategies” to effectively balance your demands and avoid burnout.

The afternoon session provides information related to the current scourge of “Designer Drugs” in our society. This engaging workshop will address the war being waged on today’s society and will help identify the current statistics and provide insight to assist you in your workplace.

All classes are open for public attendance. Registration fees are mandatory for attendance.

Advance registration and payment is required for attendance. Please contact Jonnie George at or call 304-472-0395 for a conference brochure. Conference registration closes on Sept. 12.