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POPAI Management Institute & Chief PO Summit

New Chief PO/Assistant Chief PO Training will be rescheduled in 2014.

POPAI Management Institute Training will be rescheduled in 2014.

Watch the POPAI website for new dates.


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Fall Conference
French Lick Resort
September 3-5, 2014.

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Smartphone App May Help People Overcome Alcoholism

Submitted by Ryan Hull
Title: Vice President
April 11, 2014

Philly.com
By: Dennis Thompson

WEDNESDAY, March 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A smartphone application, or "app," designed to tackle addiction has helped recovering alcoholics stay sober or reduce their risky drinking, a new clinical trial reports.

Participants using the A-CHESS app were 65 percent more likely to abstain from drinking in the year following their release from a treatment center, compared to others who left the center without support from the app, researchers found.

Read more at Philly.com

Probation officer resigns (murder suspect was on probation)

Submitted by Linda Brady
Title: President
April 11, 2014

Indystar.com

April 11, 2014
John Tuohy

Murder suspect Simeon Adams's probation officer who could have asked the court to lock up the teen a month before he allegedly murdered Nathan Trapuzzano resigned Thursday.

Court documents show Adams, Indianapolis, was free to roam the streets for a month while awaiting a hearing on 13 probation violations, including nine violations of his house arrest.

School says no to Reid's court-ordered talks with students

Submitted by Linda Brady
Title: President
April 11, 2014

The Brazil Times
April 11, 2014
By PETE WILSON

Incident too recent in minds of students, superintendent says
Clay Community Schools has declined a court-ordered provision of a Carbon woman's probation that required she do community service at the district's two high schools.

Kelsey Reid, 20, was sentenced in Clay Superior Court on Wednesday on two counts of involuntary manslaughter for an April 2013 incident where she was driving too fast and crashed, killing her two passengers.

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Are you planning to attend the Probation Officers Annual Meeting April 30 & May 1?
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