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July 16, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Describe step-by-step methods for providing Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) programs live online to youth individually and in groups.
  2. Explore tools for monitoring and evaluating online PPW program quality and effectiveness.
  3. Identify PPW program online training and resources.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PAbZuVbgTlSPKYkMK3Httw

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Wednesday July 22nd             

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

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

Learn more: https://preventionpluswellness.com/pages/covid-19-ppw-resources

July 16, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Examine alcohol, vaping (e-cigarettes), marijuana & opioid use Prevention Plus Wellness 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, steps and adaptations for implementing and evaluating PPW programs.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9lYvTHiiTFyQnk0kOWScsg

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Tuesday July 21st           

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

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

Learn more: http://preventionpluswellness.com

 

July 13, 2020

Learn, Lead, and make a Lasting Impact in Olympia.

Applications for Cohort 5 of the WA Healthcare Authorities Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery – Prevention Fellowship program are now open.

Applications are due 11:59 PM PST on July 17th, 2020.

For the past year, the Washington State Healthcare Authority: Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery – Prevention (DBHR – Px), in partnership with Washington State University’s IMPACT Lab, has welcomed 13 passionate, inquisitive, and hardworking undergraduate and graduate students into the Prevention Fellowship Program.

Fellows play a pivotal role in the DBHR team, helping solve real world problems in prevention science, substance use prevention, and mental health promotion. These interactions provide one-of-a-kind insights into state, local, and community initiatives that impact the health and wellbeing of children, youth, and families in Washington State.

The DBHR Prevention Fellowship is a paid 10-month experience that offers unparalleled access to Washington State's leaders in behavioral health prevention, treatment, and recovery. Fellows dive into hands-on problem-based learning alongside the state's behavioral health prevention, treatment, and recovery leaders. At the end of the experience, fellows are uniquely positioned to enter the prevention workforce, walking away with newfound leadership and communication skills and a deep understanding of multi-level prevention work.

Prevention science experience is not necessary, and students of all majors are encouraged to apply. We welcome all applicants who have obtained or are working towards a Bachelors! Whether your interest is in Social Work, Public Health, Public Policy, Communication, Public Administration, or elsewhere, there is a place for you here at DBHR – Px.

Take the Challenge! Make a Change!

For any questions please contact:

June 27, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Examine public health elements to substance use Prevention Plus Wellness programming. 
  2. Identify the prevention program topics and youth groups and training formats you are most interested in.
  3. Create a public health substance use Prevention Plus Wellness program plan.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gavBO3s8QjuN5nIHiLr1ww

Length: 30 minutes 

Date: Tuesday July 7th            

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

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

Learn more: http://preventionpluswellness.com

 

June 27, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Describe step-by-step methods for providing Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) programs live online to youth individually and in groups.
  2. List step-by-step methods for providing PPW programs by recorded video & telephone.
  3. Explore tools for monitoring and evaluating online PPW program quality and effectiveness.
  4. Identify PPW program online training and resources.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dw3elxR2RHSJrgk7VQCLbA

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Wednesday July 8th            

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

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

Learn more: https://preventionpluswellness.com/pages/covid-19-ppw-resources

 

June 27, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Explore the contents in the Vaping and Marijuana Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program manuals for high school, middle school and elementary school-aged youth.
  2. Compare scripts for providing Vaping and Marijuana PPW to youth individually and in group settings as well as online.
  3. Review PowerPoint slides and reproducible materials found in the program digital downloads.
  4. Identify online program implementation and evaluation tools and support.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nFyfnt1TTmqBFLU__FMgHw

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Thursday July 2nd           

Time: 12:30pm ET/9:30am PT 

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

Learn more about Vaping PPW: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/vaping-prevention-plus-wellness-program

Learn more about Marijuana PPW: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/sport-marijuana-awareness-program

June 24, 2020

Dear Friends,

You are invited to a free 30-minute personalized online training workshop on “Creating a Public Health Substance Use Prevention Plus Wellness Plan.”

This session is designed to help you create a customized plan to significantly increase the public health reach of youth or young adults in your region who receive evidence-based and evidence-informed Prevention Plus Wellness programs. 

The training objectives include:

  1. Examine public health elements to substance use Prevention Plus Wellness programming. 
  2. Identify the prevention program topics and youth groups and training formats you are most interested in.
  3. Create a public health substance use Prevention Plus Wellness program plan.

This workshop will be tailored to your specific prevention program and training needs and includes a certificate of completion for 0.5-hour CEU credits and copy of the webinar slides.

If you are interested in participating, just send us an email request. 

We’ll be scheduling a small number of initial workshops on a first-come first-served basis, so contact us as soon as possible to schedule yours.

Once we set a date and time for your workshop we’ll send you a link to register for the Zoom session.

For questions or more information: info@preventionpluswellness.com or (904) 472-5022.

Thank you.

June 24, 2020

Dear Friends,

You are invited to a free 30-minute personalized online training workshop on “Creating a Public Health Substance Use Prevention Plus Wellness Plan.”

This session is designed to help you create a customized plan to significantly increase the public health reach of youth or young adults in your region who receive evidence-based and evidence-informed Prevention Plus Wellness programs. 

The training objectives include:

  1. Examine public health elements to substance use Prevention Plus Wellness programming. 
  2. Identify the prevention program topics and youth groups and training formats you are most interested in.
  3. Create a public health substance use Prevention Plus Wellness program plan.

This workshop will be tailored to your specific prevention program and training needs and includes a certificate of completion for 0.5-hour CEU credits and copy of the webinar slides.

If you are interested in participating, just send us an email request. 

We’ll be scheduling a small number of initial workshops on a first-come first-served basis, so contact us as soon as possible to schedule yours.

Once we set a date and time for your workshop we’ll send you a link to register for the Zoom session.

For questions or more information: info@preventionpluswellness.com or (904) 472-5022.

Thank you.

June 24, 2020

The number of locations that students can receive free meals from has grown, thanks to new locations offering meals through the annual Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

SFSP provides children with nutritious meals during the summer. The USDA recently released a Nationwide waiver extension which allows sponsors to offer summer meals no matter the economic conditions in the area.

Summer meal programs help children aged 18 and under get the nutrition they need to learn, play, and grow during the summer. This federally-funded program is sponsored by many organizations throughout our state, including schools, nonprofit organizations, local governments, tribes, and more.

Some schools started serving meals through SFSP during the school closure and will continue to serve SFSP meals during the summer months. Contact your district for more information.

To find a Summer Meals site near you, please use a Summer Meals Locator: Text “food” or “comida” to 877–877, or you can also find summer meal sites online.

For more information, please contact the Child Nutrition Services department within the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction at 360–725–6200.

June 8, 2020

For the first time ever, we’ll be providing a FREE two-hour training workshop on implementing the evidence-based one-session SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program. 

The SPORT PPW program is being provided across all 50 US states and abroad to high school, middle school and elementary school-aged youth in nearly all settings where youth are found, including school, community, medical, recreational, sports, home and more. 

This training will consist of two one-hour sessions detailed below. 

Please join us and share this information with others in your region and state.

These training sessions are limited in space, so register as soon as possible.

For questions contact us: info@preventionpluswellness.com or (904) 472-5022.

Learn more and register: https://preventionpluswellness.com/blogs/news/free-online-training-in-providing-the-sport-alcohol-drug-prevention-plus-wellness-program

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