Engaging Community Sectors: Using National Prevention Week to Engage Coalition Members & New Community Sectors
National Prevention Week is May 13-19, 2019. Learn from two prevention professionals who used National Prevention Week 2017 to successfully engage coalition members and build partnerships with new community sectors. Coalition members in their community are already asking when is NPW this year!
National Prevention Week is celebrated the third week of May every year.
When: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration begins at 8:45 am
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 1181 Barnes Road, Wallingford
Trainers: Denique Weidema-Lewis, Positive Directions
Giovanna Pisani, MSW, Mid-Fairfield Substance Abuse Action Council
1. Recall coalition prevention activities that positively impacted your community.
2. Explore opportunities to incorporate National Prevention Week into local prevention programming.
3. Design prevention activities for use during National Prevention Week.
Funded by the CT Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction Services