Agenda: OFR Confidentiality and Information Sharing


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Thursday, February 18 — OFR Confidentiality and Information Sharing

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Session 1

Information Sharing with State Legislation

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Learn from states that have OFR legislation about essential law components and proposed model law.

Moderator: Erin Russell, M.P.H.
Chief, Center for Harm Reduction Services
Maryland Department of Health

Kacy Robinson, M.S.
Utah Department of Health/Bureau of Health Promotion/Violence and Injury Prevention Program

Lauren Savitskas, M.P.H.
Indiana Department of Health

Stephanie Noblit, Esq., MLS(ASCP)CM
Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Session 2

Information Sharing Without State Legislation

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Learn how OFR teams have shared information without OFR state legislation. Identify possible methods to share information without legislation.  

Moderator: Mallory O’Brien, M.S., Ph.D.
Consultant, IPA
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jonathan Woodruff, Esquire
Senior Legislative Attorney
Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association

Lisa Bullard-Cawthorne, M.P.H.
Overdose Data to Action Program Planning and Partnership Coordinator
Wisconsin Division of Public Health

Carina Havenstrite, B.S.
Program Manager
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office

Assistant Chief Theresa C. Tobin
Behavioral Health Division, New York Police Department

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Café Sessions–Interactive Sessions

Café Session 3A: Meet State OFR Professionals

This informal session will foster networking and peer sharing. Learn what other states are doing to support OFR expansions and implementation, especially as it relates to information sharing.

Moderator: Paige Presler-Jur
Research Public Policy Analyst
RTI International


Café Session 3B: Meet City and County OFR Professionals

This informal session will foster networking and peer sharing. Learn what other local communities are doing to implement OFRs, especially as it relates to information sharing.

Moderator: Kristin Stainbrook, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate
Institute for Intergovernmental Research

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