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October 2019

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Webinar: Tobacco and Vapor 21: Updates, resources, and communication

Webinar: Tobacco and Vapor 21: Updates, resources, and communication

Please join the Washington State Department of Health for a webinar on the upcoming Tobacco and Vapor 21 law. We’ll cover basic information about the law and resources – including a communications packet of pre-drafted materials – available to you as we ready our communities, organizations, and agencies for this statewide change. No registration necessary. Just join the link at the time of the meeting.


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Date and Time: 
October 1, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
GoToMeeting
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
 
Webinar: Suicide prevention: Advancing state efforts to save lives

Webinar: Suicide prevention: Advancing state efforts to save lives

Join suicide prevention leaders from Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana as they describe how their states are building state infrastructure to prevent suicides. Learn about the challenges they have faced when promoting awareness, implementing policy changes, disseminating training and best practices, as well as successful strategies for overcoming roadblocks.

This webinar will highlight the Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s new State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure recommendations. Join in to learn how developing a strong state infrastructure to address suicide allows for sustained, evidenced-based programming.

Date and Time: 
October 2, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Category: 
Training
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Location: 
Webinar
8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
 
Webinar: 2Morrow Health Vaping App Demonstration

Webinar: 2Morrow Health Vaping App Demonstration

This short webnar will feature a demonstration of a new app available to help adults who want to quit smoking/tobacco or teens/young adults who want to quit vaping.  Presented by the Washington State Department of Health.

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For more information, visit:  www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/Tobacco/HowtoQuit

Date and Time: 
October 3, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
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Location: 
Webinar
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
 
 
 
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Washington State CADCA Boot Camp

Washington State CADCA Boot Camp

CPWI Coalition strategy workshops focused on coalition development, strategic planning, training and technical assistance.

Date and Time: 
October 7, 2019 (All day) to October 10, 2019 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
TBD, Olympia, WA
 
 
 
National Red Ribbon Rally

National Red Ribbon Rally

Red Ribbon Week, which is observed annually on October 23-31, is an awareness building event that highlights the importance of preventing drug abuse in our schools and communities and committing to living a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. Communities and schools in Washington are encouraged to participate in this national event as an activity to complement a community-based comprehensive prevention plan.  

The National Red Ribbon Rally will be webcast live from DEA headquarters on Monday, October 7 at 8:00am (PT). A senior government official will join DEA’s Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon and other guests and students as DEA kicks off the commemoration and celebration of Red Ribbon week. The Red Ribbon Rally will be webcast live on www.dea.gov. An additional pre-rally program will be webcast live beginning at 7:00am (PT).
 
To learn more about the campaign and access planning guides and resources, visit http://redribbon.org.

Date and Time: 
October 7, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Category: 
Event
Location: 
Webcast
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
 
Washington State Tobacco and Vapor Product Prevention and Control Program strategic planning engagement session

Washington State Tobacco and Vapor Product Prevention and Control Program strategic planning engagement session

Engagement Session to be rescheduled.

In light of the critical efforts associated with the vaping associated lung injury outbreak, the implementation of Executive Order 19-03: Addressing the Vaping Use Public Health Crisis,  and the Governor’s request of the State Board of Health (SBOH) to impose a ban on all flavored vapor products at its October 9th board meeting, the strategic planning engagement sessions will be rescheduled.

New dates for the 3 engagement sessions should be scheduled by early next week; the sessions will most likely be rescheduled for late October through November. 

Engagement session objective: As a result of this Strategic Planning Engagement Session, participants will contribute to the state-wide strategic planning process. Participants will provide insight, information and perspective across the spectrum of Washington’s tobacco and vapor product prevention and control community.

Date and Time: 
October 7, 2019 - 10:00am
Category: 
Meeting
Location: 
TBD
10:00 AM
 
Washington State Immunization Summit

Washington State Immunization Summit

WithinReach, with support from the Washington State Department of Health, is excited to host the second annual Washington State Immunization Summit! This day-long summit will be held at the Lynnwood Convention Center

The goal of the Summit is to enhance the effectiveness of health care professionals and systems statewide to promote and deliver immunizations. 

Topics will include the measles outbreak, vaccination schedule updates, addressing vaccine safety, vaccine hesitancy communication and the Washington State Immunization Information System. 

This conference is for nurses, medical assistants, pharmacists, physicians, health educators, public health staff and other health professionals who work with immunizations. 

Date and Time: 
October 8, 2019 - 7:30am to 4:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Lynnwood Convention Center, Lynnwood, WA
7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
 
GATE Advisory Meeting: Substance use and community partnerships

GATE Advisory Meeting: Substance use and community partnerships

GATE Advisory meeting is a quarterly, multi-agency, community partner meeting providing stakeholders an opportunity to learn from each other on topics related to the needs of students who need the most support.  Kristen Haley, DOH Health Educator and Joe Neigel, along with his team from Monroe School District, will talk about working together to address youth substance use and community partnerships and the DOH "You Can" Marijuana Prevention Education Program as well as other DOH initiatives. 

Date and Time: 
October 8, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Capital Region ESD 113, 6005 Tyee Dr SW Tumwater, WA
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Washington State Tobacco and Vapor Product Prevention and Control Program strategic planning engagement session

Washington State Tobacco and Vapor Product Prevention and Control Program strategic planning engagement session

Engagement Session to be rescheduled.

In light of the critical efforts associated with the vaping associated lung injury outbreak, the implementation of Executive Order 19-03: Addressing the Vaping Use Public Health Crisis,  and the Governor’s request of the State Board of Health (SBOH) to impose a ban on all flavored vapor products at its October 9th board meeting, the strategic planning engagement sessions will be rescheduled.

New dates for the 3 engagement sessions should be scheduled by early next week; the sessions will most likely be rescheduled for late October through November. 

Engagement session objective: As a result of this Strategic Planning Engagement Session, participants will contribute to the state-wide strategic planning process. Participants will provide insight, information and perspective across the spectrum of Washington’s tobacco and vapor product prevention and control community.

Date and Time: 
October 8, 2019 - 10:00am
Category: 
Meeting
Location: 
TBD
10:00 AM
 
Webinar: No wrong door for opioid safety: How to build an effective response in your community

Webinar: No wrong door for opioid safety: How to build an effective response in your community

We all have a role to play in preventing addiction and stopping overdose deaths in our communities. How can different sectors work together for a coordinated response? Join the California Opioid Safety Network (COSN) for the first web forum in our series titled, No Wrong Door for Opioid Safety: How to Build an Effective Response in Your Community. During this first web forum we will hear from a law enforcement official in New Jersey, a respected national advocate, and an emergency department physician in rural California – three people who are making a difference by building partnerships across sectors in their community. The session will explore the approach each leader is taking to foster new connections, how they overcome pushback, and resources that you can apply to your own work going forward.
Date and Time: 
October 8, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
 
Washington State Tobacco and Vapor Product Prevention and Control Program strategic planning engagement session

Washington State Tobacco and Vapor Product Prevention and Control Program strategic planning engagement session

Engagement Session to be rescheduled.

In light of the critical efforts associated with the vaping associated lung injury outbreak, the implementation of Executive Order 19-03: Addressing the Vaping Use Public Health Crisis,  and the Governor’s request of the State Board of Health (SBOH) to impose a ban on all flavored vapor products at its October 9th board meeting, the strategic planning engagement sessions will be rescheduled.

New dates for the 3 engagement sessions should be scheduled by early next week; the sessions will most likely be rescheduled for late October through November. 

Engagement session objective: As a result of this Strategic Planning Engagement Session, participants will contribute to the state-wide strategic planning process. Participants will provide insight, information and perspective across the spectrum of Washington’s tobacco and vapor product prevention and control community.

Date and Time: 
October 9, 2019 - 10:00am
Category: 
Meeting
Location: 
TBD
10:00 AM
 
GATE Equity Webinar 101: Substance use & community partnerships

GATE Equity Webinar 101: Substance use & community partnerships

Office of Superintedent of Public Instruction GATE Equity Webinar helps growth minded educators and education advocates to learn from Washington districts who are closing opportunity gaps. Using OSPI data and experience from the field, GATE Equity webinar reveals the systems that drive success, an equity focus, and the key strategies that are getting students to graduation.

GATE Equity Webinar links research and best practice featuring education experts and Washington practitioners with findings on equity in graduation, such as attendance, 9th graders on-track, dual credit, discipline, community partnerships, and building strong teams. The goal of GATE Equity Webinar isn't merely to inform, but to give you insights to apply at schools, in your offices, and throughout your life. 

Topic: October 9: Substance Use & Community Partnerships

Date and Time: 
October 9, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
Webinar: Communities That Care overview

Webinar: Communities That Care overview

This session will include a broad overview of the prevention coalition model, Communities That Care (CTC). Communities That Care is a community-based prevention system proven to reduce youth health and behavior problems communitywide. Based on the premise that communities are unique, CTC helps local coalitions develop community-specific prevention plans based on their unique levels of behavioral health problems and risk and protective factors.

During this session, we will discuss risk and protective factor-focused youth prevention, data-driven decision-making, and assessing the needs of a community through using diverse community representation, and working through the five phases of CTC.

Date and Time: 
October 9, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Webinar: Request for Application No. 3882 for the Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Project and Suicide Prevention Project Community-Based Organization Enhancement Grants pre-application webinar

Webinar: Request for Application No. 3882 for the Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Project and Suicide Prevention Project Community-Based Organization Enhancement Grants pre-application webinar

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to increase capacity to implement direct and environmental alcohol, tobacco, opioid, and other drug prevention services in high-need communities, as well as Mental Health Promotion Projects and Suicide Prevention Projects. HCA/DBHR will award multiple Contracts to Tribal government or Urban Indian programs, public or private Community-Based Organizations, and government agencies to provide quality and culturally competent Evidence-Based, Research-Based, and Promising Programs to address substance use prevention, mental health promotion programs or suicide prevention projects. Proposals are due: November 1, 2019 at 2 pm.

All prospective applicants should attend this pre-application webinar; however, attendance is not mandatory.

Date and Time: 
October 9, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
 
Webinar: Genetics of substance use disorder and neurotransmitter solution

Webinar: Genetics of substance use disorder and neurotransmitter solution

Recently released genetic testing specific to Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS) now allows us to test for predispositions to specific substances, as well as impulsive and compulsive behaviors, and a spectrum of mental health disorders. With this testing we can also propose targeted precision solutions to restore neurotransmitter homeostasis through neuro-nutrients for each person’s specific DNA profile. With proper neurotransmitter balance, cravings, impulsions, compulsions, behaviors, and moods can be addressed and thereby further enhance the success rates for recovery from SUDs as well as prevent the journey into initial substance use disorders. Relapse prevention and general prevention can be greatly aided through this precision approach to neurotransmitter homeostasis.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the genetics and epigenetics of impulsive and compulsive behaviors.
  • Recognize the neurochemical processes involved in Reward Deficiency Syndrome.
  • Learn practical solutions and proper applications to resolve genetic predispositions to compulsive and addictive behaviors.
Date and Time: 
October 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
 
GATE Equity Webinar 201: Substance use & community partnerships

GATE Equity Webinar 201: Substance use & community partnerships

Office of Superintedent of Public Instruction GATE Equity Webinar helps growth minded educators and education advocates to learn from Washington districts who are closing opportunity gaps. Using OSPI data and experience from the field, GATE Equity webinar reveals the systems that drive success, an equity focus, and the key strategies that are getting students to graduation.

GATE Equity Webinar links research and best practice featuring education experts and Washington practitioners with findings on equity in graduation, such as attendance, 9th graders on-track, dual credit, discipline, community partnerships, and building strong teams. The goal of GATE Equity Webinar isn't merely to inform, but to give you insights to apply at schools, in your offices, and throughout your life. 

Topic: October 9: Substance Use & Community Partnerships

Date and Time: 
October 9, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 
Mentoring LGBTQ Youth

Mentoring LGBTQ Youth

Mentoring LGBTQ Youth: Creating Safe, Affirming, and Intentionally Inclusive Relationships and Programs to Bettter Serve All Young People in our Care 

This full-day session takes a closer look at researcher- and practitioner- suggested practices to create safer and more affirming programs for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Starting with awareness and empathy building activities, participants in this full-day session will gain tools, practice, and policy guidance to become better advocates to LGBTQ youth in their care. Program staff will also be given a roadmap for how to intentionally update recruitment, screening, matching, training, case management, and closure activities using guidance from the newly released LGBTQ Youth Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice.

By the end of this session, participants will:

  • Increase awareness of the experiences of LGBTQ youth in their program
  • Identify program strengths and areas for improvement to better serve LGBTQ youth in their community
  • Understand key policies and guidance from the LGBTQ Youth Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice.

Please Note that additional support, coaching, and technical assistance will be available to all participants that attend this training. Mentor Washington programs that participate fully in this day-long training, complete follow up calls/virtual check-ins on a quarterly basis, and demonstrate updates to policies are eligible to receive certification as a safe and affirming mentoring program.

About the Trainer:

Dr. Christian Rummell has over 20 years of experience as a researcher, training and technical assistance provider, and practitioner in the youth mentoring field—with specific expertise on mentoring LGBTQ youth. Currently, Dr. Rummell serves as a Research Board Member on the OJJDP-funded National Mentoring Resource Center and is a key consultant on the  national BBBS LGBTQ youth mentoring enhancement initiative. At Portland State University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Mentoring Research, Dr. Rummell conducted one of the first studies on the role of mentors in supporting identity development in gay youth.  In addition to expertise in mentoring, Dr. Rummell has also published a review of cross-sector community collaborations to prevent and address LGBTQ youth homelessness and technical assistance resources documenting the experiences of LGBTQ youth in juvenile justice settings.

LOCATION: 15500 SE 30TH PL #200, BELLEVUE, WA 98007

URL: HTTPS://BPT.ME/4345225 | TIME: 9:00AM - 4:00PM COST: $25 (includes meals and snacks)

 

Date and Time: 
October 10, 2019 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
MENTOR Washington, 15500 SE 30th. Pl,, #200, Bellevue, WA 98007
 
 
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

ASIST is a two-day intensive, interactive, and practice-dominated course designed by Living-Works to help caregivers recognize and review risk, and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. 

Questions? Contact Sabrina Votava at svotava@failsafeforlife.org

Date and Time: 
October 10, 2019 - 8:30am to October 11, 2019 - 4:30pm
Category: 
Training
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Location: 
Providence Sacred Heart Mother Gamelin Center, Spokane, WA
 
Webinar: Why is meth so addictive?

Webinar: Why is meth so addictive?

Addiction expert Christopher Yadron, PhD, will share what crystal meth is, what it does to the body (short-term and prolonged effects), signs and symptoms of use, and effective options for treatment and recovery. Learning objectives include:

  • Understanding the signs, symptoms and side effects of methamphetamine use disorders
  • Identifying current methamphetamine use trends
  • Exploring the predictors of successful treatment and recovery

Christopher Yadron, PhD, LCPC, CADC, is the executive director of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in New York. He has served as a clinician and administrator in a wide variety of addiction treatment, mental health and nonprofit settings. He holds a Master of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary, a Master of Arts in counseling from Loyola University in Chicago, and received his doctorate from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in counselor education and supervision. He is a licensed clinical professional counselor and a certified alcohol and drug counselor in Illinois.

Yadron examined the issue of stigma in clinical practice in depth when conducting a qualitative study on the intersection of sexual identity and religious belief to complete his doctoral dissertation. He is a popular speaker at professional conferences and workshops on topics including addiction and the family, cultural competency, motivational interviewing and co-occurring disorders.

Date and Time: 
October 10, 2019 - 7:40am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
7:40 AM
 
Suicide prevention seminar for the construction industry

Suicide prevention seminar for the construction industry

As such, it is an industry imperative to shatter the mental health stigma and create caring cultures within our companies. CFMA has established the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention with the goal of providing and disseminating information and resources for suicide prevention and mental health promotion in construction.

Please join the Inland Northwest Chapters of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), Associated Builder & Contractors, Inc. (ABC) and Associated General Contractors (AGC) for a Construction Industry-focused workshop on Suicide Prevention. This workshop will be moderated by Dr. Jen Stuber, UW Forefront Suicide Prevention, Seattle WA and Cal Beyer, Lakeside Industries, Issaquah, WA.

For more details or send questions to Jim Morrison, jrm.geg@gmail.com, 509.981.1424.

Date and Time: 
October 10, 2019 - 8:00am to 11:30am
Category: 
Training
File attachments: 
Location: 
Spokane Community College Lair Student Center, 1810 N. Green Street, Building 6, Spokane, WA
8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
 
LCB Marijuana Packaging and Labeling Listen and Learn Forum

LCB Marijuana Packaging and Labeling Listen and Learn Forum

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) is hosting a day-long Listen and Learn forum concerning draft conceptual marijuana packaging and labeling rules
(red-line version; non-red-line version). An agenda is attached to help you prepare.

Please join us on Friday, October 11, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at our Headquarters Boardroom, located at 1025 Union Avenue SE, in downtown Olympia. You may also attend via webinar. Please contact Sara Cooley Broschart if you plan to participate at sara.broschart@lcb.wa.gov or 360.522.0421.

Revisions of the draft conceptual marijuana packaging and labeling rules include:

  • Packaging thickness of 2 mil. or greater (formerly 4 mil.);
  • Provision that marijuana infused edibles in liquid form may include a measuring device such as a measuring cup or dropper; hash marks on the bottle or container qualify as a measuring device;
  • Inclusion of framework for therapeutic claims, including definition of “structure and function” consistent with the requirements of ESHB 5298;
  • Strengthened existing language regarding listing compounds and other substances added to marijuana concentrates;
  • Alignment of references to child, youth, or minor to “persons under the age of twenty-one” to assure consistency; and
  • Complete redesign of WAC 314-55-105. The rule section begins with definitions. Then, each subsection addresses a specific type of product, and the specific packaging and labeling requirements for that product. This creates a framework for checklists being developed by LCB staff that will align with rule, and are anticipated to increase compliance success.

Additionally, this draft conceptual rule set contemplates withdrawal of BIPs 05-2018, 07-2018, 09-2018, 10-2018, and 14-2019.

We invite you to come prepared to offer feedback and suggestions regarding the draft conceptual revision to WAC 314-55-077(9) and all of the draft conceptual revisions of WAC 314-55-105. For your consideration, we’ve included lists of comments received from stakeholders during the development of this rule draft (comment document 1; and comment document 2).

Please remember that we are still in the developmental phase of rulemaking, and these are not proposed or final rules. To help you get ready for this listen/learn/contribute forum, please review the guidance document prepared for this and future forums.

Questions? Contact Sara Cooley Broschart at sara.broschart@lcb.wa.gov or 360.522.0421.

Date and Time: 
October 11, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: 
Liquor and Cannabis Board, 1025 Union Ave SE, Olympia, WA
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
 
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Minerva Technical Assistance Call (online via GoTo Meeting)

Minerva Technical Assistance Call (online via GoTo Meeting)

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Date and Time: 
October 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Webinar: The Impact of CLAS & the Peer Recovery Movement: Supporting Homeless and Recovering Individuals

Webinar: The Impact of CLAS & the Peer Recovery Movement: Supporting Homeless and Recovering Individuals

This webinar will discuss how healthcare organizations can ensure that awareness, adoption, and implementation of the National CLAS Standards incorporate this more inclusive definition of culture in order to better serve persons in the recovery community.

Objectives:
*  Define the CLAS standards, themes, and recommendations
*  Understand strategies for decreasing health disparities for people in recovery
*  Learn types of peer support and value of services delivered by peer-led experts
*  Explore key cultural and structural drivers of peer recovery (homelessness, poverty and other factors)

Date and Time: 
October 16, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Location: 
Webinar
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
 
Training of caregivers: Older adult medication management

Training of caregivers: Older adult medication management

Join the Washington Poison Center for a training on older adult medication management. 

RSVP to Meghan King at mking@wapc.org or at 206-517-2382.

Date and Time: 
October 16, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Category: 
Training
File attachments: 
Location: 
Washington Poison Center, 155 NE 100th St., Suite #100, Seattle, WA
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
 
Webinar: The opioid epidemic and drug checking: putting tools in the hands of experts

Webinar: The opioid epidemic and drug checking: putting tools in the hands of experts

The lecture will provide an understanding of the current opioid epidemic and the confluences of factors that paved the way for our current state of unprecedented high rates of overdose deaths. The course will discuss and define harm reduction, and focus on one tool that is currently being employed to reduce overdose among people who use drugs (PWUD).  Ultimately, the course will discuss data from studies that demonstrate PWUDs’ ability and implementation of novel life saving methods.

Learning Objectives:

1. To learn about the phases of opioid epidemic, that resulted in the current state of a highly adulterated drug market.
2. To understand harm reduction as a holistic response to the overdose epidemic.
3. To learn about the history of drug checking, validated technologies, and the evidence that supports acceptability among people who use drugs.
4. Learn about the policy barriers and facilitators of implementing drug checking as a part of a holistic response to the opioid epidemic.

Date and Time: 
October 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location: 
Webinar
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
Webinar: Teen prevention: Prescription drug safety & vaping

Webinar: Teen prevention: Prescription drug safety & vaping

One-hour webinar for K-12 educators, featuring experts from the National Institute on Drug Abuse about the evolving challenges teens face today. With 1 in 5 high schoolers reporting that they have misused prescription drugs, reaching students early is more important than ever.

Date and Time: 
October 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
 
Webinar: Brief interventions for preventing youth alcohol, marijuana and e-cigarette use

Webinar: Brief interventions for preventing youth alcohol, marijuana and e-cigarette use

Webinar Objectives:

  1. Identify models of brief intervention for preventing substance use among youth
  2. List evidence-based brief interventions for preventing youth and young adult substance use
  3. Explore evidence and resources supporting the use of Screening and Brief Interventions (SBI) for preventing youth substance use
  4. Compare screening and brief interventions that integrate the prevention of youth alcohol, marijuana and e-cigarette use with promoting protective wellness behaviors

1-hour CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate.

Date and Time: 
October 18, 2019 - 8:30am to 9:30am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
 
Adult Mental Health First Aid

Adult Mental Health First Aid

Summary about the course: Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help. Topics covered-
  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Trauma
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use disorders

Mental Health First Aid teaches about recovery and resiliency – the belief that individuals experiencing these challenges can and do get better, and use their strengths to stay well.

Date and Time: 
October 18, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, 3629 S D St., Tacoma, WA
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
 
Webinar: Introduction to the Interface between Serious Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System: Strategies for Realigning Patients Towards Treatment

Webinar: Introduction to the Interface between Serious Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System: Strategies for Realigning Patients Towards Treatment

This webinar will review basics regarding the criminal justice system, provide basic data on the prevalence of people with serious mental illness in the justice system, and offer an overview of models looking at reform to help individual patients and systems.

Date and Time: 
October 18, 2019 - 9:00am
Location: 
Webinar
9:00 AM
 
 
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Online course: Ethics in prevention: A guide for substance abuse prevention practitioners

Online course: Ethics in prevention: A guide for substance abuse prevention practitioners

Explore the six principles of the prevention Code of Ethics, brought to life with real-world examples! Endorsed by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), this two-week moderated course meets the IC@RC prevention ethics requirement for prevention specialist certification. 

Note: There is a cost associated with this course. DBHR holds semi-regular in-person Ethics training for no cost.

Date and Time: 
October 21, 2019 (All day) to November 1, 2019 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Online
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Webinar: Trauma and brain science: Why is my work following me around?

Webinar: Trauma and brain science: Why is my work following me around?

This webinar will address how brain science explains the longer-term effects of trauma and how it impacts us in various aspects of our lives. It will teach participants how to identify trauma responses as opposed to other problems. It will provide skills to address specific impacts related to how trauma impacts our work, our ability to focus, our ability to get regular, restful sleep, and our relationships. It will offer options for seeking support or assistance when individual skills practice is not enough.
 

Date and Time: 
October 22, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
 
Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week, which is observed annually on October 23-31, is an awareness building event that highlights the importance of preventing drug abuse in our schools and communities and committing to living a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. Communities and schools in Washington are encouraged to participate in this national event as an activity to complement a community-based comprehensive prevention plan.  

The National Red Ribbon Rally will be webcast live from DEA headquarters on Monday, October 7 at 8:00am (PT). A senior government official will join DEA’s Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon and other guests and students as DEA kicks off the commemoration and celebration of Red Ribbon week. The Red Ribbon Rally will be webcast live on www.dea.gov. An additional pre-rally program will be webcast live beginning at 7:00am (PT).
 
To learn more about the campaign and access planning guides and resources, visit http://redribbon.org.

Date and Time: 
October 23, 2019 (All day) to October 31, 2019 (All day)
Category: 
Event
Location: 
Nationwide
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DBHR Learning Community Meeting

DBHR Learning Community Meeting

Please register for DBHR Learning Community Meeting on October 23, 2019, 8:00 AM PDT at: 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5148775855831475202

NOTE: Registration shows meeting time as 8:00-1:00 PM to allow for set-up and closeout. Actual meeting time is from 9:00-11:00 AM with a 3rd-hour training from 11:00-12:00 PM. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Date and Time: 
October 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Webinar: Pain management and opioids: Balancing risks and benefits presented by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

Webinar: Pain management and opioids: Balancing risks and benefits presented by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

Webinar presented by the National American Indian & Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network. 

Date and Time: 
October 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
 
Webinar: Youth substance use data support a common liability of all drug use

Webinar: Youth substance use data support a common liability of all drug use

CADCA is proud to present this installment of its Research Into Action webinar series featuring Dr. Robert DuPont, Dr. Caroline DuPont, and Dr. Bertha Madras discussing their recent article, “Drug use among youth: National survey data support a common liability”, which was published in Preventative Medicine in 2018. Dr. DuPont, Dr. DuPont, and Dr. Madras will discuss their article’s findings regarding the effects of the use of one substance on the probability of use of other substances among adolescents. The article found that youth who used cigarettes, marijuana, or alcohol in the past month were more likely to also report using another substance than non-using youth. Dr. DuPont, Dr. DuPont, and Dr. Madras will discuss the implications their findings have for coalition work and how coalitions can promote a message of no use of any substance among youth.

Please contact evaluation@cadca.org with any questions regarding this webinar. 
Date and Time: 
October 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
Webinar: STOP Act and underage drinking prevention

Webinar: STOP Act and underage drinking prevention

The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) is hosting a community engagement webinar featuring Johnnetta Davis-Joyce, Director, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and two experts in the field on the prevention and reduction of underage drinking.

  • Dr. Ralph Hingson, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, will give an overview of the national and state landscape related to underage drinking, including data on who is drinking, where youth are drinking, and why youth drink.
  • Dr. Elyse Grossman, Policy Consultant, will provide an overview of the legal landscape related to underage drinking, including a discussion of policies tracked in the State Performance and Best Practices Report and concluding with suggestions for what states can do moving forward.

Your Instructions to Join:

1. Click here to join: 

https://stopact.adobeconnect.com/iccpudstopact/event/login.html?login=chrisjc%40dshs.wa.gov

2. Please dial into:

US Toll Free:               (866) 324-0807

Conference code:    1229281340#

Or use the Audio Streaming feature by turning on your computer speakers and listening online.

Date and Time: 
October 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
 
 
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. Over 937,000 pounds of prescription medication were collected nationwide at the last Take-Back Day in April 2019! This brings the national total amount of prescription drugs collected by DEA to almost 12 million pounds since the start of these events!

Washington State will again join the DEA efforts in promoting safe disposal by participating in Drug Take-Back Day.  Communities across the state are hosting awareness events and prescription drop sites across the state. During the April 27, 2019 Take-Back event, Washington collected 16,757 pounds of prescription medication. Since 2010, Washington has collected, and safely disposed of 240,794 pounds of medications.

How can you get involved? Participate in a local event. Find a take back location near you at takebackyourmeds.org. Download, customize, and share the Starts with One Opioid Take Back Campaign materials at https://getthefactsrx.com/take-back-campaign-downloads.

Date and Time: 
October 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: 
http://www.takebackyourmeds.org/
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
 
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Online course: Ethics in prevention: A guide for substance abuse prevention practitioners

Online course: Ethics in prevention: A guide for substance abuse prevention practitioners

Explore the six principles of the prevention Code of Ethics, brought to life with real-world examples! Endorsed by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), this two-week moderated course meets the IC@RC prevention ethics requirement for prevention specialist certification. 

Note: There is a cost associated with this course. DBHR holds semi-regular in-person Ethics training for no cost.

Date and Time: 
October 21, 2019 (All day) to November 1, 2019 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Online
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Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week, which is observed annually on October 23-31, is an awareness building event that highlights the importance of preventing drug abuse in our schools and communities and committing to living a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. Communities and schools in Washington are encouraged to participate in this national event as an activity to complement a community-based comprehensive prevention plan.  

The National Red Ribbon Rally will be webcast live from DEA headquarters on Monday, October 7 at 8:00am (PT). A senior government official will join DEA’s Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon and other guests and students as DEA kicks off the commemoration and celebration of Red Ribbon week. The Red Ribbon Rally will be webcast live on www.dea.gov. An additional pre-rally program will be webcast live beginning at 7:00am (PT).
 
To learn more about the campaign and access planning guides and resources, visit http://redribbon.org.

Date and Time: 
October 23, 2019 (All day) to October 31, 2019 (All day)
Category: 
Event
Location: 
Nationwide
 
 
Grant writing class

Grant writing class

Hosted by Thurston County Sheriff's Office. If you're ready to learn how to find and write grants you've come to the right place.  Beginning and experienced grant writers from city, county and state agencies as well as nonprofits, K-12, colleges and universities are encouraged to attend.  You do not need to work in the same profession as the host agency. To view a map of the workshop location, learning objectives, or a sample email confirmation like the one you'll receive immediately after you register. Tuition is $455 and includes everything: two days of terrific instruction, workbook, and access to our Alumni Forums that's packed full of tools, helpful discussions and more than 200 sample grant proposals.

Date and Time: 
October 28, 2019 - 9:00am to October 29, 2019 - 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
7717 New Market Street Southwest, Tumwater, WA
 
“Beer Goggles” to Blackouts, the “Munchies” to Memory Effects: The Science of Alcohol and Marijuana

“Beer Goggles” to Blackouts, the “Munchies” to Memory Effects: The Science of Alcohol and Marijuana

Jason R. Kilmer, Ph.D.       

Dr. Jason Kilmer works at the University of Washington in Seattle in both a student affairs and a research capacity. Jason is an Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and serves as an investigator on several studies evaluating prevention and intervention efforts for alcohol, marijuana, and other drug use by college students. He is also the LiveWell Assistant Director for Alcohol and Other Drug Education in LiveWell: Center for Student Advocacy, Training, & Education in the Division of Student Life.  Jason also serves as the chairperson of Washington state's College Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention.

Jason has been project faculty for several national learning collaboratives in the US, including NYU’s National College Depression Partnership, Dartmouth’s National College Health Improvement Program, and the NCAA’s 360 Proof project.  He was one of the six members of the development team for the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s College Alcohol Intervention Matrix (CollegeAIM).

Jason was the 2014 recipient of the National Prevention Network’s Award of Excellence for outstanding contributions to the field of prevention.  Jason was a 2017 recipient of the Sue Kraft Fussell Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, and was also the 2017 recipient of the Washington State Prevention Professional Award of Excellence.  He received the 2018-2019 Research Award from NASPA’s Student Athlete Knowledge Community for outstanding contributions to scholarship highlighting the shared interests of athletics and student affairs.  Jason has been a 2017, 2018, and 2019 recipient of the Excellence in Teaching award by the MEDEX Northwest Physician Assistant Training Program.

Dr. Kilmer will be providing valuable information to community members in regards to the importance of alcohol and marijuana prevention.  The target audience is highschool students, parents, and community members that are interested in learning more about the science behind the impacts of alcohol and marijuana.  This event is sponsored by the Harbor Strong Coalition, My Town Coalition, and CHOICE Regional Health Network.

Date and Time: 
October 30, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Category: 
Event
Location: 
Aberdeen High School Auditorium 410 N G. ST., Aberdeen, WA. 98520 (Free Community Event)
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
 
Webinar: Preventing opioid misuse and opioid overdose: Moving upstream

Webinar: Preventing opioid misuse and opioid overdose: Moving upstream

The “all hands on deck” call to address the opioid crisis has challenged our efforts to implement primary prevention that complement other efforts to address the crisis across the spectrum of behavioral health care services. This interactive webinar will explore ways to expand prevention to move our work more upstream, beyond preventing deaths from opioid overdoses to preventing the misuse that leads to those overdoses. This webinar will include an overview of 2018 NSDUH data, risk and protective factors associated with opioid misuse and overdose, as well as a range of promising and evidence-based strategies to consider as part of creating a comprehensive plan to move the work of prevention upstream. The webinar will also explore community mobilization strategies and ways to build additional partnerships.
 
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe what is known in the research about risk and protective factors associated with opioid misuse
  • List a variety of interventions that prevent opioid misuse and overdoses
  • Describe the current evidence of effectiveness of these interventions
Date and Time: 
October 31, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
 
 
Saying It Out Loud Conference

Saying It Out Loud Conference

A conference committed to increasing competency in serving LGBTQ+ individuals and families.

Date and Time: 
October 29, 2019 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
DoubleTree by Hilton, Spokane City Center, 322 N. Spokane Falls Court, Spokane, WA 99201
 
Washington State Mental Health Summit

Washington State Mental Health Summit

The Washington State Mental Health Summit (WSMH) brings together clinicians, educators, researchers, policy makers, individuals with lived experience, family members and community partners to present and collaborate on new ideas for improving access to effective behavioral health care. We will celebrate recent accomplishments and present 15 exciting new proposals submitted to the WSMH Summit Advisory Council for discussion, engagement, and partnership. The event is open to any mental health stakeholder interested in working together to improve behavioral health care in Washington State.

Date and Time: 
October 29, 2019 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Husky Union Building (HUB),4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA
 
Webinar: Engaging the Faith Community in Substance Use Prevention, Part 1

Webinar: Engaging the Faith Community in Substance Use Prevention, Part 1

Faith institutions have the potential to touch a broader range of the community than other sectors because they reach people of all ages, economic levels and ethnicities. This webinar will present a clear rationale for the role of faith leaders in working across the continuum of care, including substance use prevention.

Date and Time: 
October 29, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Location: 
Webinar
8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
 
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