Participants will learn ways to integrate developmental assets into schools and classrooms.
Participants will utilize the first three steps of the Strategic Prevention Framework to create a plan for reducing and prevention prescription drug misuse in their communities. Presenters will share the development of their successful coalition prescription drug misuse prevention social marketing campaign.
Certified prevention specialists will identify both everyday and major ethical obstacles at work or life, apply the six Prevention Ethics Principles to these ethical challenges, and share and solicit feedback on your ethical challenges. This training meets the ethics training requirement for prevention specialist re-certification.
This interactive half-day training will be run by youth for adults who either work with young people, or are hoping to engage young people in their programs. These student leaders will walk participants through creating opportunities for youth to flourish, how to engage youth with purpose, and how to sustain youth-driven efforts in their community. Youth are so influential in creating change not only among their peer group, but within the state and community, come learn how to fully engage this sector to create a long lasting difference within your programs.
This training is designed for minors (ages 18 + 19 years old) who are interested in learning the protocols and procedures for conducting alcohol compliance check operations with law enforcement, participating in these operations, and joining a statewide database of trained youth. Coalition coordinators are welcome to attend.
Participants will explore stereotypes and stigma associated with mental health and substance abuse disorders, discuss community capacity building needs and identify community education activities to decrease barriers and increase access to seeking support.