Controlled Substance Use in the East African Community
Minnesota is the home of the largest East African community in the United States. This conference has been developed for anyone working in a state, local or federal government. This training session will detail the use Khat and other narcotics in the East African Community and enrich knowledge about the background, history, types and the use of Khat. Khat is widely used in East, central and South Africa and recently reached new markets in the Middle East, Europe and North America. The goal of the training is to heighten our knowledge and understanding of what is Khat and its affects. Participants will learn health, social and economic problems related to the use of Khat.
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About the Speaker
Mr. Abdi G. Elmi is the first and only court certified Somali interpreter in Minnesota and the nation. Mr. Elmi is also seminar/diplomat interpreter for the United States Department of States and certified Somali languages tester for ACTFL, language testing contractor for the Department of Defense and federal agencies.
With a Masters Degree in Health and Human Services Administration, and a Degree in Accounting, Elmi has designed and delivered diversity training programs for social and public service employees including judges, social workers, law enforcement agencies, attorneys, nurses, teachers and the general public.
Beside his native Somali language and English, Mr. Elmi is fluent speaker of the Arabic language. Detailed profile can be viewed at www.firstinus.com. Mr. Elmi can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tolerance of Culture and Religion in the Workplace
Working with Muslim Communities
Exploring East African Culture
Drug Use in the African Community
Exploring East African culture for Educators
Exploring East African culture for Law Enforcement
Exploring East African culture for Healthcare Professionals
1519 Blue Stem Lane, Newport, MN 55055. Tel No. (612) 423 1022