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October 23, 2020

Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) provides free weekly one-hour webinars for prevention and health specialists and organizations addressing research and practice on integrated substance use prevention with wellness programs and training, evidence-based screening and brief interventions, and more.

Live PPW webinars come with a certificate for one-hour CEU credit and typically include a pdf of webinar slides and/or a link to the recorded webinar.

Below is a list of regularly offered PPW webinars.

  1. One-Session Alcohol, Vaping, Marijuana & Opioid Use Prevention: Intro to PPW Programs
  2. Online Strategies for Providing SU Prevention Plus Wellness Programs
  3. Prevention Plus Wellness Resources
  4. Integrating Wellness into Substance Use Disorder Prevention: Multi-Risk Behavior Interventions
  5. Implementing One-Session Prevention Plus Wellness Programs During a Pandemic
  6. Youth Leadership Training in Providing PPW Programs
  7. One-Session SPORT, InShape, Vaping, Marijuana & Opioid PPW Programs
  8. Substance Use PPW in Faith-Based Settings: Implementing In God’s Image Program
  9. Preventing Youth Substance Use by Promoting Anti-Racism: Implementing the Racial Justice PPW Program

View previously recorded PPW webinars: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMAyjmuxMk1v0cNZX-k5zEA

Sign Up to receive notices of upcoming live PPW webinars: https://preventionpluswellness.com/pages/contact-us

Request a free webinar for your organization or region: info@preventionpluswellness.com or (904) 472-5022.

October 17, 2020

Our popular resource page showing healthy lifestyle guidelines for youth and young adults in the areas of physical activity, nutrition, sleep and stress control has just been updated.

These resources can be used by prevention and health professionals and parents to help youth identify and set concrete goals to improve their healthy behaviors.

View resources now: https://preventionpluswellness.com/pages/healthy-lifestyle-guidelines-for-youth-and-young-adult-goal-setting

October 17, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Examine alcohol, vaping, marijuana & opioid use Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) screening & brief interventions.
  2. List differences between typical substance use prevention and Prevention Plus Wellness programs.
  3. Explore theory and research supporting brief and multi-health risk behavior interventions.
  4. Describe options, settings and adaptations for implementing and evaluating PPW programs.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9_avReDbTvuVh_R33-MKAQ

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Wednesday October 21st              

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

CEU Certificate: CEU certificate available upon completing webinar

Learn more: https://preventionpluswellness.com/pages/prevention-plus-wellness-welcome

 

October 10, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Describe the free resources for prevention substance use and promoting wellness behaviors among youth and young adults found at PreventionPlusWellness.com.
  2. Explore Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program and training offerings and steps for implementation.
  3. Identify PPW purchasing resources and how to get free webinars, program samples and news.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4RSJoNXnT2O0jj_wGvA1cQ

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Thursday October 15th            

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

CEU Certificate: CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate

Learn more: https://preventionpluswellness.com/

 

October 10, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Explain the need for and benefits of integrating wellness promotion into substance use prevention.
  2. Describe a marketing-related conceptual model and steps for creating integrated prevention with wellness content, programs and campaigns.
  3. Explore evidence-based resources for providing prevention with wellness programs.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-7Vm4t2-QmSfvxusqqtF1Q

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Tuesday October 13th            

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

CEU Certificate: CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate

Learn more: https://preventionpluswellness.com/pages/prevention-plus-wellness-welcome

October 8, 2020

The Campus Video PSA Contest is an opportunity for colleges and universities to demonstrate how students are taking action to prevent alcohol and drug misuse on their campus, and to inspire others to do the same.

Create and submit a 30- to 60-second video PSA showcasing your campus’s commitment to a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.

Submit your videos between September 14 and November 9, 2020, for a chance to win this year’s contest.

October 5, 2020

The Department of Health Commercial Tobacco Prevention Program (CTPP) is pleased to share new flyers and social media graphics to help promote This is Quitting, the text-to-quit vaping program from Truth Initiative, launched in Washington state earlier this year. The two flyers and three social media graphics are available for download, below. As a reminder, per the DOH license agreement with Truth, these materials must not be modified.

Suggested COVID-related social media messages for this program are available here. Finally, CTPP has developed a landing page where interested teens and young adults can learn more about the program: doh.wa.gov/vapefreewa.

For questions, please contact Nick Fradkin, DOH Tobacco Treatment Consultant, at nick.fradkin@doh.wa.gov or 360-236-3547.

October 2, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Describe and practice correctly implementing the Racial Justice Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program to individuals and groups of youth with fidelity using the program scripts and instructor’s survey. 
  2. Identify tools for assessing program fidelity and efficacy. 
  3. Explore strategies and resources for tailoring your program, promoting your program, providing follow up lessons, and implementing your program online (optional). 

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZH_GftTeS16-PB8f-Q13sw

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Thursday October 8th                 

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

CEU Certificate: CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate

Learn more about Racial Justice PPW: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/racial-justice-prevention-plus-wellness

October 2, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Explore the contents in the Opioid Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program manuals for adolescents, high risk young women and high-risk young men.
  2. Compare scripts for providing these PPWs to participants individually and in group settings both in-person as well as online.
  3. Review PowerPoint slides and reproducible materials found in the program digital downloads.
  4. Identify online program implementation and evaluation training, tools and support.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9G0HeN37QMiDpnwCyXTKAw

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Wednesday October 7th               

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

CEU Certificate: CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate

Learn more about Opioid PPW: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/opioid-prevention-plus-wellness-programs

September 23, 2020

Amerigroup is offering a WSIPP supported online prevention education program, the Alcohol Literacy Challenge, free of charge. This program is an evidence-based practice aimed to change alcohol expectancies and reduce alcohol consumption among youth in grades 7th-12th. For further details, please see the attached letter. If you have any interest, please reach out to Ashley Waschow and Tonya Niverson.

 

Ashley Waschow, Process Improvement Manager, Ashley.Waschow@amerigroup.com

Tonya Niverson, Senior Clinical Quality Analyst, Tonya.Niverson2@anthem.com

 

 

 

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