The Tennessee Alliance for Drug Endangered Children and the Tennessee Dangerous Drug Task Force recently presented on Drug Endangered Children Awareness- Approach as well as current drug trends to the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy cadets from across the state.
The training objectives for the cadets were;
1. Gain insight into how our own experience, attitudes, values, and emotions impact effective collaboration under the DEC Approach
2. Gain insight into our collaborative partners to decrease frustrations when utilizing the DEC Approach
3. Understand how utilizing collaboration leads to more informed decisions and increased likelihood of better outcomes on behalf of drug endangered children and their families under the DEC Approach
4. Be able to implement changes in identification of children, mandatory reporting, and evidence and information collection in our respective practices on behalf of drug endangered children.