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April 9, 2020

Please join the American Lung Association in Washington for a one-hour webinar to learn about Intervention for Nicotine Dependence: Education, Prevention, Tobacco and Health (INDEPTH) and how you can bring it to your school or community.

INDEPTH is a new, convenient alternative to suspension or citation program that helps schools and communities address teen vaping and tobacco use in a more supportive way. Join to learn about INDEPTH, how to get started with the program, and what it can look like in practice. Guest speakers will share their experiences implementing INDEPTH and the program will conclude with a Q+A with all speakers.

Speakers:

  • Emma Gossard, MPH, CHES, Health Promotions Coordinator at the American Lung Association in Washington
  • Sarah Music, Prevention Health Specialist at RiverStone Health (MT)
  • Eden Sowards, CHES, Prevention Health Specialist at RiverStone Health (MT)
  • Kim Nygard, BA, CPPT, Prevention/Intervention Specialist at Heidi’s Promise (WA)​

Date: May 1, 2020

Time: 12:00-1:00pm PST

Register: HERE. The webinar will be recorded and may be viewed at a later date. 

Learn More: Contact Emma.Gossard@Lung.org with questions. 

April 3, 2020

Webinar Objectives:

  1. Explore the contents in the single-session evidence-based SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program manuals for high school, middle school and elementary school youth.
  2. Compare scripts for providing SPORT PPW to youth individually vs. in group settings and face-to-face vs. online.
  3. Review updated PowerPoint slides and reproducible materials found in the program digital downloads.
  4. Identify online program implementation and evaluation tools and training.

Register:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1bC_N3kmQKG5r8j_uiQDXQ

Length: Approximately 60 minutes 

Date: Thursday April 9th           

Time: 11:30am ET/8:30am PT 

CEU Certificate: 1-hour CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate

Learn More: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/sport-prevention-plus-wellness

View Program Sample: https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1117/8352/files/SPORT_PPW_HS_Complete_SAMPLE_Redacted_2.28.19-Copy-Copy.pdf?15767580766219084441

View Program Video: https://youtu.be/ZQH0t-zwNq0

April 3, 2020

Due to the extraordinary times we are all experiencing, we wanted to provide Prevention Plus Wellness providers who are currently using our programs and have received Program Implementer training with free upgraded digital downloads allowing presentation of your program live online.

The new PPW program downloads include protocols to provide your program live online, revised PowerPoint slides allowing more interactive presentation online, and an online program goal plan/contract which allows prevention professionals and organizations to monitor goal setting and program feedback from participating youth and young adults.

All new purchases of PPW programs and training will include upgraded materials and instruction in providing our programs both face-to-face as well as online.

Request your PPW program downloads today: info@preventionpluswellness.com or (904) 472-5022. 

We are also providing free 1-hour live Prevention Plus Wellness Program Online Strategies Training for professionals who wish to learn how to best provide their PPW program online.

Our next training session is listed below.

Prevention Plus Wellness Program Online Strategies Training: Free Training Webinar

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.
  3. Explore tools for monitoring and evaluating online PPW program quality and effectiveness.
  4. Identify PPW program online follow-up strategies, training and resources.

Register:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_H5fJN-_tTiSKws4AlCDHBg

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Wednesday April 8th      

Time: 11:30am ET/8:30am PT 

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

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

March 30, 2020

Here is a 2-minute video sample of the evidence-based substance use SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness program which promotes protective wellness behaviors among youth.

This is the high school version of the SPORT PPW program on video for easy online implementation by prevention and health specialists, organizations and parents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

View video: https://youtu.be/ZQH0t-zwNq0

Learn more: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/video-prevention-plus-wellness-programs?variant=31507250053222

We are also providing free 1-hour online training on how you can provide Prevention Plus Wellness programs live online to youth and young adults.

Register for our Wednesday training session: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_R-ytE9ThSMijPFcS2HH-_A

March 30, 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.
  3. Compare and contrast preferred face-to-face PPW program implementation protocols to online and video strategies.
  4. Identify online PPW program follow-up strategies, training and resources.

Register:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_R-ytE9ThSMijPFcS2HH-_A

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Wednesday April 1st           

Time: 11:30am ET/8:30am PT 

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

March 27, 2020

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 19) has significantly impacted the country and our everyday routines. Many schools and businesses have shut down and implemented homeschooling or work from home accommodation. The Northwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) would like to hear from you, substance misuse prevention champions, working to keep community partnerships, coalitions, and families strong during these challenging times. The PTTC wants to make space to listen and lean into your collective wisdom to honor both the emerging strengths and needs of the substance misuse prevention workforce throughout HHS Region 10 states: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
 

Dates and Times

Oregon:         April 1st, 2020  10:00 am – 11:00 am Pacific

Idaho:            April 1st, 2020  01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Pacific 
                                                02:00 pm - 03:00 pm Mountain
Alaska:          April 2nd, 2020 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Alaska 
                                                02:00 pm - 03:00 pm Pacific 
Washington: April 3rd, 2020  02:00 pm - 03:00 pm Pacific 

 

Register here.

March 27, 2020

The Prevention Technical Transfer Centers (PTTCs) have create a page on their website to provide quick access to Pandemic Response Resources focused on Prevention. You can access this page via the PTTC website (https://pttcnetwork.org/ )  or by clicking on the following link: https://pttcnetwork.org/centers/global-pttc/pandemic-response-resources

You will find Federal Resources and also Resources from the PTTC Network such as:

More resources will be added to this page as they are developed.

March 24, 2020

Hello Prevention and Public Health Partners: 

The Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) is planning a virtual LCB-Prevention Roundtable to hear from prevention and public health partners (including coalitions) about how LCB and the products it regulates are impacting WA communities, as well as share suggestions and solutions. This will be a roundtable discussion and Q&A session.

Please complete this 3-minute survey by March 31 to provide feedback on interest and topics.

Questions? Contact Sara.Broschart@lcb.wa.gov

 

March 24, 2020

Resource Description: Describes what are e-cigarettes, how they work, how they affect the brain, their health effects, and can they help a person stop smoking.: https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/electronic-cigarettes-e-cigarettes

Youth Assignment: In 1-2 sentences, write a summary of each of the 5 main topics discussed on this website.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/lIIlzLA4RQc

Sign Up to Receive Daily PPW Resource Lesson Videos: https://preventionpluswellness.com/pages/contact-us

What do you think of this resource video?

Provide suggestions for improvement or future resource video topics: info@preventionpluswellness.com

March 24, 2020

We had some problems with the YouTube video link so here it is in Zoom.

This is a video of the single-session evidence-based SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness Program for high school adolescents.

We’d greatly appreciate it if after reviewing the video you would send us your thoughts on how we can improve the video to be shared to your youth.

Just send your comments and suggestions to: infor@preventionpluswellness.com

If you’d like to provide this video to youth in your region, please let us know and we’ll do all we can to make it available to you and your organization.

We can also provide a customized link so that you can collect information on your youths’ completion of the online SPORT PPW Goal Contract.

View the video here: https://zoom.us/rec/share/6OdZAoDXyzNLQ4XdzRnTA4gZRK-5aaa80yMc_6EInUy3wn...

Password: 9936823

Learn more: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/video-prevention-plus-wellness-programs?variant=31507250053222

Thank you.

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