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How to Make Gambling Prevention a Priority

This training will provide information on gambling prevention strategies, responsible gambling efforts, ethical decisions, and how to integrate gambling into brief screenings and interventions.

12/16/2021 10:00 am




12 Sector Collaboration Series - Parents

This 1.5 hour virtual training will identify opportunities for parents to learn about prevention and how they can use their skills and talents to effectively promote their local coalition and its key messages to the community. We will learn from the experience and knowledge of our three guest speakers: Kelley Edwards, Coordinator, Partners in Community (PiC) Coalition, Clinton, Reini Knorr, Media Sector representation and parent volunteer, Fairfield Cares Community (FCC) Coalition, and Denise Sicotte, Parent Sector representative and Executive Committee member, Southington Town-wide Efforts to Promote Success (STEPS).

11/30/2021 10:00 am




Fundamentals of Conducting Focus Groups and Key Informant Interviews

In this 90 minute training, participants will gain knowledge on the benefits of conducting Focus Groups and Key Informant Interviews to inform their work. Attendees will gain knowledge on recruiting participants, formulating questions, facilitating group discussions, and how to put the information and data you attain from your focus groups and key informant interviews into action. The trainers will also address how to use this data in relation to other types of data and will include equity considerations.

12/02/2021 10:00 am

Interactive Fact Sheet

Did You Know

In 2019, 3 out of 10 US high school students reported drinking alcohol in the past month!

Additional Youth Risk Behavior Survey Reports: https://bit.ly/3leZSho

Did You Know

Adolescent marijuana use can have permanent effects on the developing brain like difficulty problem solving and/or maintaining attention.

Additional Information: https://bit.ly/3j3lp9Z

Did You Know

Mental disorders in adolescence can increase the risk of later drug use and development of a substance use disorder.

Additional Information: https://bit.ly/3i9aqwx

Did You Know

1 in 5 US adults have a diagnosable mental disorder.

Review this link for additional information & guidance on mental illness: https://bit.ly/377vQ6W

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meet the team

Jennifer Jacobsen

Ken Plourd

Lisa Mason

Selma Gooding

Shayona Montemurro