DEA Roundtable: Drug Education and Prevention in the Workplace

DEA Roundtable: Drug Education and Prevention in the Workplace

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 | 10:30 am to Noon

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Presented in partnership with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, this free program is designed to empower Pennsylvania employers with the resources needed to develop drug education and prevention programs in the workplace.

The National Safety Council reports that 75% of U.S. employers say their workplace has been directly affected by opioid usage but only 17% feel well prepared to deal with the issue. And while employee wellness programs continue to deliver increases in productivity and performance, there remains a need for behavioral health resources to address addiction and other drug usage disorders. To this aim, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has expanded their focus to include workplace resources.

Program Highlights

  • Identifying drugs in the workplace
  • Research and trends of drugs in the workplace
  • Misinformation from the Employer’s perspective
  • Prevention Resources for Employers
  • Practical solutions and strategies
  • Operation Prevention: Workplace Modules

To print the program flyer, click here.

This program is a free webinar and is open to Pennsylvania’s business community. To learn more about Operation Prevention, click here.

About The Speakers

Frank McCartney

Frank McCartney,  is the Diversion Outreach Coordinator for the Philadelphia Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Frank is a civilian who joined DEA in 2010 and has proudly supported the DEA mission of enforcing drug laws, preventing the distribution of illegal narcotics as well as the diversion of regulated pharmaceuticals.

Since 2017 Frank has engaged communities throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware in support of DEA drug prevention initiatives. DEA recognizes the importance of demand reduction through education and is passionate in spreading the “live drug free” message to all citizens, especially our youth.

Frank is a proud father of five children and is happy to have the opportunity to give back to the community through drug prevention education.

Bob Niczyporowicz

Bob Niczyporowicz , is a retired Special Agent of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) with 30 years of service. Throughout his DEA career, Bob worked in various capacities, serving in Buffalo, New York; Scranton, Pennsylvania; Newark, New Jersey; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he retired as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge at the DEA Philadelphia Field Division in 2014.

Bob currently serves as a Community Outreach Specialist for the DEA Philadelphia Field Division, passionately working with youth, parents, coalitions, community members, the workplace, and other partners in providing drug education/prevention to all sectors and collaborating on community outreach initiatives throughout the states of Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Bob is a proud husband and father of two sons.