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Enhanced prevention learning series: Building protection using the Social Development Strategy

Enhanced prevention learning series: Building protection using the Social Development Strategy

This 6-session distance learning series offers an interactive forum for participants to explore how to build protection in communities, schools, and families using the Social Development Strategy (SDS). This learning series will build participants’ understanding of shared protective factors and how the Social Development Strategy organizes protection into a strategy for action.  Participants will learn and practice using the SDS and its components to design activities that will build protection in families, schools, coalitions and communities.
This EPLS provides online consultation, skill-based learning and practice, group and individual activities, reading assignments, and discussion on topics essential to building protection using key learnings from prevention science.

Session Dates: 

Thursdays:
Session 1 – February 18, 2021
Session 2 – February 25, 2021
Session 3 – March 4, 2021
Session 4 – March 11, 2021
Session 5 – March 18, 2021
Wednesday:
Session 6 – March 31, 2021

NOTE: Session 6 is on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Time: 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific

Date and Time: 
February 18, 2021 - 11:00am to March 31, 2021 - 12:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
11:00am to 12:30pm
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Guiding Good Choices New Facilitator Training [2/24 to 3/2, 2021]

Guiding Good Choices New Facilitator Training [2/24 to 3/2, 2021]

Guiding Good Choices Virtual New Facilitator Training

Training (via Zoom) will introduce participants to GGC and the adaptations for virtual program delivery. For general programming questions or help with registration contact the trainers: Kayla Wells (kayla.wells@wsu.edu) or AnaMaria Diaz Martinez (a.martinez@wsu.edu).

Registration is required. Once registered, a Zoom link will be forwarded prior to the start of training. Please review the training dates and times listed below for this training. All dates and times are required for complete certification.

February 24 – March 2, 2021 

02.24.2021 (Wednesday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

02.25.2021 (Thursday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

02.26.2021 (Friday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

03.01.2021 (Monday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

03.02.2021 (Tuesday) 9a-12p

Registration Link: GGC 2/24-3/2 Registration Link 

Date and Time: 
February 24, 2021 (All day) to March 2, 2021 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Via Zoom (Registration Required - Zoom Link Will Be Mailed Day Before Event)
(All day)
 
 
 
 
 
Webinar: Virtual Native talking circles: Staying connected in challenging times

Webinar: Virtual Native talking circles: Staying connected in challenging times

Please join us for our virtual talking circle. This group will be facilitated by a Native guest and will focus on concerns about yourself, your family, your work, and/or your tribal community that you may be experiencing during these uncertain times. There is no fee or expectation to participate in this event. This is a respectful meeting space. Come share your concerns, offer support, and respect the group’s privacy.

Date and Time: 
March 1, 2021 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
10:30am to 12:00pm
 
Webinar: Substance Use Disorder Prevention (SUD Px) and Mental Health Promotion Project (MHPP) Community-Based Organization (CBO) Enhancement Grants pre-application webinar

Webinar: Substance Use Disorder Prevention (SUD Px) and Mental Health Promotion Project (MHPP) Community-Based Organization (CBO) Enhancement Grants pre-application webinar

A pre-application webinar for the recently released Substance Use Disorder Prevention (SUD Px) and Mental Health Promotion Project (MHPP) Community-Based Organization (CBO) Enhancement Grants Request for Application.

HCA/DBHR has released an RFA to provide quality and culturally competent Evidence-Based Programs, Research-Based Programs, and Promising Programs to address Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Programs and/or Suicide Prevention. HCA intends to provide these grants to contractors to implement direct primary prevention programs, environmental and public education strategies to prevent and reduce marijuana use among youth and promote mental wellness and prevent suicide in high need communities. It is due March 26, 2021.

A pre-application webinar is on Monday the 1st at 2:30.

Date and Time: 
March 1, 2021 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
2:30pm to 3:30pm
 
Webinar: Community resilience initiative: Course 2 Trauma-nformed training of trainers 4-Day course

Webinar: Community resilience initiative: Course 2 Trauma-nformed training of trainers 4-Day course

Trauma-Supportive: Course 2 Training for Trainers is a 4 part course that prepares individuals to conduct CRI’s Trauma-Supportive: Course 2 in his/her/their organization or agency. Attendee must have taken CRI’s Trauma-Supportive Certification Course 2 as a prerequisite for this course.

Attendees will learn to deliver material consistent with relevant science regarding resilience-based practices with universal application. They will receive training on how to use promising approaches to develop strategies to:

  • Build a positive culture in the classroom, office, or the family
  • Foster resilience through affirming communication
  • Create effective regulation skills
  • Deliver compassionate and empowering discipline
  • Teach others about their own trauma and stress response
  • Develop trauma-informed conflict resolution skills

This acclaimed training for trainers also introduces individuals to Trauma-Informed Facilitation. Trauma-Informed Facilitation is a powerful tool for trainers that helps to allow everyone in a learning environment to feel safe enough to engage with the material, the facilitator, and other learners in the group.

Attendees will receive:

  • Download link to functional PowerPoint presentations and relevant research articles and supporting materials.

  • Training Evaluation Template to help trainers assess their training effectiveness and relevance. 

Cost: $350 per person and includes Training Materials 

Dates: March 2, March 4, March 9 , March 11, 2021.  9:00am to 12:00pm (PST) each day. 

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm (PST) 

Date and Time: 
March 2, 2021 - 9:00am to March 11, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
9:00am to 12:00pm
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Webinar: Native American storytelling: Culture is prevention

Webinar: Native American storytelling: Culture is prevention

This series of sessions features traditional Native American storytelling, along with time for discussion on what can be learned from the stories, as well as the ways these stories can be incorporated by Native American providers into their work with patients.

Please note that while we encourage non-Native providers to attend these sessions to increase your cultural understanding and sensitivity, we ask that out of respect for cultural traditions, you do not use these stories as your own if they are not a part of your culture.

Native storytelling is an long honored way of teaching lessons of life. We, as Native people, need to laugh while learning. For example, laughing at how Coyote makes funny mistakes. This can teach people how to avoid behaving as Coyote does. Further, Native legends can offer stories about Creation or the Trickster. However, some stories can only be told during certain times of the year. For example, Coyote legends are only told during the winter time because that is often when Native people would be in their lodges practicing survival skills to help the tribe thrive in difficult times.

Traditionally, the storyteller needed to be an excellent psychologist and able to understand peoples’ perspectives. A story might be used in treatment to help a patient come to a realization in a culturally informed way.

Date and Time: 
March 2, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Readiness Primer

SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Readiness Primer

In this one-hour readiness primer, AnaMaria Diaz Martinez, from Washington State University will describe the ​steps for preparing to deliver the Strengthening Families Program 10-14 virtually along with the recommended adaptation​s. She will review the practical requirements (e.g. virtual and technology requirements, facilitator preparations, family engagement packets, etc.) for virtual implementation of SFP 10-14, and will work with attendees to determine their readiness for virtual implementation of SFP 10-14. Participants will leave with an understanding of what is needed to deliver SFP 10-14 in a virtual setting and information on next steps.

 

Audience: This training is intended for trained and certified SFP 10-14 facilitators, coordinators, support staff, and others who are interested in learning more about the SFP 10-14 virtual curriculum adaptation.

Date and Time: 
March 2, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom
3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Webinar: SMART Center 2021 virtual speaker series - Dr. Anne Gregory

Webinar: SMART Center 2021 virtual speaker series - Dr. Anne Gregory

The University of Washington (UW) School Mental Health Assessment, Research, & Training (SMART) Center - a collaboration with the UW School of Medicine and College of Education - presents the 2021 Virtual SMART Speaker Series.

We welcome Anne Gregory, Ph.D., who will present: "Strengthening relationships and repairing harm: A paradigm shift in school discipline practice and research.​"

In her presentation, Dr. Gregory will discuss school and district efforts to reduce punitive approaches to discipline, decrease racial disparities in suspensions, and increase access to social emotional learning and restorative practices. Drawing from interviews with educational leaders engaged in discipline reform, she will describe their challenges with school staff buy-in and their strategies for changing mindsets. Dr. Gregory will further discuss researcher social positionality and ways of conducting equity-oriented research from the stance of strengthening relationships and repairing harm.

Please note: This event will be limited to 500 attendees. Access to the live event will be available to registered participants on a first come, first serve basis. To secure a spot, we invite you to log on 5 - 10 minutes prior to the event.

Date and Time: 
March 3, 2021 - 8:30am to 9:30am
Location: 
Webinar
8:30am to 9:30am
 
Webinar: A conversation with the national American Indian and Alaska Native PTTC

Webinar: A conversation with the national American Indian and Alaska Native PTTC

Join Scott Gagnon, Director of the New England PTTC as he interviews Dr. Anne Helene Skinstad and Sean Bear 1st during this one-hour special.

This engaging hour-long discussion will focus on The National American Indian & Alaska Native Prevention Technology Transfer Center's (NAIAN-PTTC) training and technical assistance services to the substance abuse prevention field including professionals, paraprofessionals, organizations and others in the prevention community focused on American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.

Date and Time: 
March 3, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location: 
Webinar
10:00am to 11:00am
 
Follows, retweets and likes: Social media strategy

Follows, retweets and likes: Social media strategy

CADCA's Marketing Manager Sarah Lavoie and Senior Communications Associate Bailey Martin will present an overview of social media marketing and best practices for marketing your organization through several social media platforms, a tool that has become even more critical for reaching your community members during the last year. The webinar will also address how to define a social media strategy, set objectives for your social media marketing campaigns and measure success through social media metrics and analytics.

Date and Time: 
March 3, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:00am to 11:00am
 
Webinar: WSPHA public health legislative education day

Webinar: WSPHA public health legislative education day

This year in Washington State is a legislative session like no other. With the pandemic persisting, never has public health been more at the forefront of the Washington State Legislature than now.
Your participation and action are critical.

Registration is open for Washington State Public Health Association’s Legislative Education Day. Join us remotely the morning of Thursday, March 4, and hear the latest on public health bills, budget & funding, policies, and more.

Learn from legislators, lobbyists, public health leaders, and others as we take a deep dive into public health and give you the tools you need.

Date and Time: 
March 4, 2021 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
8:30am to 1:00pm
 
Webinar: Who's doing what?: The epidemiology of adolescent substance use

Webinar: Who's doing what?: The epidemiology of adolescent substance use

This free webinar will review the epidemiology of adolescent substance. We will discuss the substances most often used by youth, look at trends in youth substance use over time, and discuss the protective role of family and positive social supports.

Dr. Veronika Mesheriakova is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the Director of the UCSF Youth Outpatient Substance Use Program (YoSUP), a multidisciplinary, family-based program that provides comprehensive assessment and evidence-based outpatient treatment for youth with substance use disorders. She also directs the UCSF Youth Addiction Management Training Program which offers training in youth-specific addiction treatment to UCSF professional trainees including fellows, residents, medical students, nurse practitioners, social workers, and clinical psychologists.

More information about this webinar: https://sbirt.webs.com/adolescent-epidemiology

This webinar is produced in partnership with the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network Coordinating Office, the Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance Use and Addiction (AMERSA), and the Adolescent SBIRT Project by NORC at the University of Chicago.

Date and Time: 
March 4, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: 
Webinar
9:00am to 10:00am
 
Webinar: The 5 principles of navigating and leading through change

Webinar: The 5 principles of navigating and leading through change

The coronavirus pandemic continues to shift how we provide services to the people we serve. These constant changes to process, guidance, and the very environments in which we work can frustrate your staff and seriously affect your organization’s ability to fulfill its mission. While the pandemic is far from over, your leadership abilities will impact how you and your staff get through the months ahead and what your organization looks like on the other side.

Join us March 4, 2021 at 2 PM ET to hear John Nash, Executive Director at The Arc of North Carolina, share how you can effectively lead through change.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How to help employees adapt in changing situations
  • Ways to overcome resistance to change
  • The difference between leadership and management
  • How to minimize the stress these conditions bring to you as a leader
  • How to position your organization to ride out the storm and to be stronger when it has passed
Date and Time: 
March 4, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Webinar: Elevate CBOs webinar series: Grants 101

Webinar: Elevate CBOs webinar series: Grants 101

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Office of Behavioral Health Equity (OBHE) cordially invites you to attend a webinar on developing a competitive SAMHSA grant application.
 
Who: For community-based organizations (CBOs) serving under-resourced racial and ethnic minority, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations.
 
What: This webinar will provide an overview of the grant application process at SAMHSA, clarify what is and is not required in submitting grant applications, and include a question and answer session.

Date and Time: 
March 4, 2021 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 1:00pm
 
Webinar: Strategies for prevention sustainability series session 1: Sustaining your successes

Webinar: Strategies for prevention sustainability series session 1: Sustaining your successes

Determining how to maintain your effective prevention efforts and positive outcomes are critical activities for substance misuse prevention professionals. But, it is not always clear what should be sustained and it can be even more challenging to figure out how to go about doing it.  Research on sustainability has identified securing resources, implementing effective processes, and building organizational and community capacity as necessary conditions for affecting positive and lasting community change. And, meaningful engagement of a variety of partners, through strategic relationship building that includes efforts beyond the ‘usual suspects’, is the connective tissue enabling us to carry out our work in increasingly equitable and sustainable ways. 

This two-part, virtual learning series will provide practitioners with an approach for sustainability that includes focusing on maintaining positive outcomes, effective processes and interventions that work. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss challenges to advancing sustainability efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic, and explore the role of partnerships in sustaining prevention efforts along with best practices for partner engagement. Participants will be encouraged to share their successes and challenges related to working with partners to sustain initiatives and will collectively explore potential solutions.

For questions, email Clare Neary at cneary@ssw.rutgers.edu

Date and Time: 
March 4, 2021 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
11:30am to 1:00pm
 
Webinar: Substance use prevention fundamentals webinar series: Program evaluation: Getting to outcomes

Webinar: Substance use prevention fundamentals webinar series: Program evaluation: Getting to outcomes

ADAPT in partnership with the National Prevention Science Coalition is pleased to announce the Program Evaluation webinar. This webinar will provide participants with the knowledge and skills surrounding the types of evaluation, the steps for conducting a practical and useful evaluation, measuring implementation fidelity, and using evaluation results to improve programs and get to outcomes.

Date and Time: 
March 4, 2021 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
11:30am to 1:00pm
 
Webinar: Leadership and policy: Actions to address racism as a public health issue

Webinar: Leadership and policy: Actions to address racism as a public health issue

Speakers:
Georges Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, APHA
Daniel E. Dawes, Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Leandris Liburd, PhD, MPH, Director, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, CDC

Moderator:
Edward P. Ehlinger, MD, MSPH, Past President of ASTHO

This session will feature public health leaders discussing the fundamental drivers of health inequities and how public health agencies can advance equity-driven policy actions. Participants should expect to walk away with innovative policy solutions to narrow the gap in health inequalities.

Date and Time: 
March 5, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:00am to 11:15am
 
Webinar: Winter living: Hope, resilience, love, and strength

Webinar: Winter living: Hope, resilience, love, and strength

This unique winter months series, presented by the National AI/AN ATTC, provides the viewers with an opportunity to discuss strength-based cultural practices and teachings to our peers, friends, and relatives.

The Topics will include Winter Ceremony, Singing/ Spirituality, Family Storytelling, Hunting, Beading, Preparing Medicines, Being Good Relatives, Building Relationships with Everything Around Us, Healing, Sharing, Giving, and Keeping the Fire Lit.

Our hope is to offer a safe and supportive venue to help guide each other through the increasing infection rate, illnesses, and deaths related to COVID-19 that we anticipate are coming the next 3 months. A stark and troubling time indeed, but we will persevere The Light to greet us in Springtime and the better days to come.

Please join us on the dates listed below at 1-3pm CST as we stand united together in supporting and strengthening our resolve.

This special winter series is open all who wish to attend.
Date and Time: 
March 5, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Webinar: Tribal public health virtual town hall meeting: Core competencies for public health professionals

Webinar: Tribal public health virtual town hall meeting: Core competencies for public health professionals

Join the National Indian Health Board and the Public Health Foundation for a virtual town hall meeting on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) on March 5, 2021 from 2:30-3:30pm EST. The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) is in the process of reviewing and revising the Core Competencies, and this virtual meeting is an opportunity for public health professionals in Tribal health organizations to provide feedback on how the Core Competencies can better serve the public health workforce.

During the meeting, an overview of the Core Competencies will be provided, the review and revision process will be discussed, and participants will have a chance to share their thoughts on the Core Competencies with fellow Tribal health professionals and the Council on Linkages. Come join your colleagues in discussing how the Core Competencies can be improved to address changing needs of public health professionals and organizations.

Date and Time: 
March 5, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Location: 
Webinar
11:30am to 12:30pm
 
 
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Enhanced prevention learning series: Building protection using the Social Development Strategy

Enhanced prevention learning series: Building protection using the Social Development Strategy

This 6-session distance learning series offers an interactive forum for participants to explore how to build protection in communities, schools, and families using the Social Development Strategy (SDS). This learning series will build participants’ understanding of shared protective factors and how the Social Development Strategy organizes protection into a strategy for action.  Participants will learn and practice using the SDS and its components to design activities that will build protection in families, schools, coalitions and communities.
This EPLS provides online consultation, skill-based learning and practice, group and individual activities, reading assignments, and discussion on topics essential to building protection using key learnings from prevention science.

Session Dates: 

Thursdays:
Session 1 – February 18, 2021
Session 2 – February 25, 2021
Session 3 – March 4, 2021
Session 4 – March 11, 2021
Session 5 – March 18, 2021
Wednesday:
Session 6 – March 31, 2021

NOTE: Session 6 is on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Time: 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific

Date and Time: 
February 18, 2021 - 11:00am to March 31, 2021 - 12:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
11:00am to 12:30pm
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Webinar: Community resilience initiative: Course 2 Trauma-nformed training of trainers 4-Day course

Webinar: Community resilience initiative: Course 2 Trauma-nformed training of trainers 4-Day course

Trauma-Supportive: Course 2 Training for Trainers is a 4 part course that prepares individuals to conduct CRI’s Trauma-Supportive: Course 2 in his/her/their organization or agency. Attendee must have taken CRI’s Trauma-Supportive Certification Course 2 as a prerequisite for this course.

Attendees will learn to deliver material consistent with relevant science regarding resilience-based practices with universal application. They will receive training on how to use promising approaches to develop strategies to:

  • Build a positive culture in the classroom, office, or the family
  • Foster resilience through affirming communication
  • Create effective regulation skills
  • Deliver compassionate and empowering discipline
  • Teach others about their own trauma and stress response
  • Develop trauma-informed conflict resolution skills

This acclaimed training for trainers also introduces individuals to Trauma-Informed Facilitation. Trauma-Informed Facilitation is a powerful tool for trainers that helps to allow everyone in a learning environment to feel safe enough to engage with the material, the facilitator, and other learners in the group.

Attendees will receive:

  • Download link to functional PowerPoint presentations and relevant research articles and supporting materials.

  • Training Evaluation Template to help trainers assess their training effectiveness and relevance. 

Cost: $350 per person and includes Training Materials 

Dates: March 2, March 4, March 9 , March 11, 2021.  9:00am to 12:00pm (PST) each day. 

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm (PST) 

Date and Time: 
March 2, 2021 - 9:00am to March 11, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
9:00am to 12:00pm
 
Webinar: Transforming public health through leadership, justice, and racial healing

Webinar: Transforming public health through leadership, justice, and racial healing

Speakers:
Norman Oliver, MD, State Health Commissioner, Virginia Department of Health
Barbara Ferrer, PhD, County Health Officer, Los Angeles County

Moderator:
Gail Christopher, PhD, Executive Director, National Collaborative for Health Equity

This session will feature state and local health officials discussing how they managed multiple crises over the past year during heightened government mistrust while steadfastly working to accomplish their agencies’ missions. National change agent Gail Christopher will facilitate this conversation on how public health agencies can support efforts that move the country towards racial healing.
 

Date and Time: 
March 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:00am to 11:15am
 
 
 
Webinar: Virtual Native Talking Circles: Staying connected in challenging times

Webinar: Virtual Native Talking Circles: Staying connected in challenging times

Please join us for our virtual talking circle. This event is held on the fourth Monday of each month. This group will be facilitated by a Native guest and will focus on concerns about yourself, your family, your work, and/or your tribal community that you may be experiencing during these uncertain times. There is no fee or expectation to participate in this event. This is a respectful meeting space. Come share your concerns, offer support, and respect the group’s privacy.

 

Date and Time: 
March 8, 2021 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Location: 
Webinar
10:30am to 11:30am
 
Using the GONA framework

Using the GONA framework

The Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) was developed nearly four decades ago as a community healing and wellness gathering. It’s a gathering that helps to link historical and intergenerational trauma to the current day unhealthy behaviors that we see and experience in our communities today as well as focusing on our cultural strengths as tools for living in balance.
 
This virtual training will provide the history of the GONA, the GONA framework and the processes that guide you through the four developmental phases, how to plan one, how to facilitate one and what the benefits are to your community. Participants will experience many of the activities that are included in a GONA and discussions will take place in small and large groups.

Date and Time: 
March 9, 2021 - 9:00am to March 10, 2021 - 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
9:00am to 4:00pm
 
Webinar: Supporting LGBTQ+ youth in schools: Understanding the school experiences of LGBTQ+ students

Webinar: Supporting LGBTQ+ youth in schools: Understanding the school experiences of LGBTQ+ students

This webinar will provide an overview of the school experiences of LGBTQ+ secondary school students. GLSEN’s Director of Education and Youth Programs, Sophia Arredondo, will provide basic terminology on LGBTQ+ youth, such as the differences between gender identity and sexual orientation. GLSEN Research Institute Senior Research Associate, Nhan Truong, will provide an overview of research on LGBTQ+ students’ school experiences nationally and in the Southeast, including hostile school climate indicators and LGBTQ+ related supportive school resources. LGBTQ+ youth from GLSEN’s National School Council will speak about their school experiences and the challenges they face. Sophia will discuss how LGBTQ+ youth experiences help inform the work of GLSEN’s Education Youth Programs.

Date and Time: 
March 11, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Location: 
Webinar
9:00am to 10:30am
 
SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Training Part 2/2

SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Training Part 2/2

Description: In this two-part virtual ​delivery training, AnaMaria Diaz Martinez from Washington State University will review the virtual curriculum adaptation for Strengthening Families Program 10-14Participants will leave with an understanding of how to deliver SFP 10-14 in a virtual setting (actual application/practice will happen during the training)

 

Audience: This training is intended for trained and certified SFP 10-14 facilitators and support staff who are preparing to implement SFP 10-14 virtually in the next 1-3 months.

 

Registration: Recommended to attend a 1-hour readiness primer (SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Information Primer) where you will be given an overview of the logistics, technology requirements, and resource handouts to help support your virtual delivery of SFP. For more information, please email SFP 10-14 Community of Practice (CoP) and Evaluation Coordinator Sabrina DiGennaro (sabrina.digennaro@wsu.edu) or WSU SFP 10-14 CoP (sfp.1014@wsu.edu).

Date and Time: 
March 11, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom
9:00am to 12:00pm
 
Webinar: Strengthening Families/Fortaleciendo Familias: Delivery and impact on Latina families

Webinar: Strengthening Families/Fortaleciendo Familias: Delivery and impact on Latina families

The evidence-based prevention program, Fortaleciendo Familias (Strengthening Families), is being delivered both in-person and virtually across communities in the Pacific Northwest Region. This webinar will identify strategies for effective delivery of the program and its impact on Latina families. Special considerations will also be discussed for meeting the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse communities. The webinar will also explore strategies to increase evaluation responses, address the linguistic needs of communities and how to pivot from in-person to virtual delivery.

By the end of the webinar, participants will:
1. Identify strategies utilized to address diverse community and family needs of the Fortaleciendo Familias program.
2. Identify strategies for effective delivery of prevention programming with diverse communities.
3. Explore strategies for adapting a prevention program to meet specific community considerations.

Date and Time: 
March 11, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 12:30pm
 
PAX Open House

PAX Open House

“Welcome to PAXIS!”  This event is ideal for anyone wanting to know more about the PAX Good Behavior Game (GBG) or PAX Tools and for those currently implementing PAX in Washington State.  Dr. Dennis Embry, Lead Scientist and President of Paxis Institute will be this event’s keynote speaker. Jeanette Puskas, Lead International PAX Partner will provide a PAX overview with Q&A.  Washington state young adults will courageously share how PAX has changed their lives, with Claire Richardson, Director of Indigenous Programs, and Nancy Fiander, National PAX Trainer.  From an overview of the wide assortment of PAXIS Institute’s available resources to the latest news regarding current and future work of PAXIS Institute, this virtual Open House event will provide useful information for schools and communities.

Link to register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1504290649552705805.

Prior to the event, you can learn more about PAX GBG and PAX Tools in this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LShhtowDNbg&feature=youtu.be

Additional information can be found at www.paxis.org.

PAX GBG is the single most proven classroom based prevention intervention, that comes recommended by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA), the Washington State Institute for Public Policy, and the Institute of Medicine.  PAX GBG creates changes in behavior; and neurochemical, neural connectivity, and epigenetic make-up that strengthen inhibition, extend self-regulation, and improve social-emotional scaffolding. PAX is the only classroom-based strategy shown to cause the expression of brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) genes that serve as adaptive protections for young people through adulthood and into future generations.  The strategies in PAX GBG have been subjected to multiple randomized control trials and numerous peer-reviewed studies. PAX has shown to provide numerous early benefits and lifetime impacts.

Dennis D. Embry, Ph.D. is senior scientist at PAXIS Institute in Tucson Arizona and a co-investigator at Johns Hopkins Center for Prevention as well as co-investigator with the Promise Neighborhood Research Consortium, the University of Manitoba, University of South Carolina - Overseeing 50 major prevention projects in the US and Canada. He is a member of the SAMHSA/CSAP experts’ group, and a nominee for the president’s Advisory Council on Prevention for Health Care Reform. Current publications emphasize achieving sustainable, cost-efficient population-level prevention effects across physical, mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. He is an emeritus National Research Advisory Council Senior fellow of New Zealand. Dr. Embry has personally created multiple interventions using both cultural wisdom and leading edge science to prevent multiple problems including ATOD. He has engaged in work with First People in New Zealand, the United States and Canada. He uses cultural wisdom and anthropology to inform choices of scientific strategies to better the lives of children, adolescents, families, and groups. His projects focus on simple strategies that lead to big changes. Dr. Embry marries that cultural wisdom with finding from evolutionary sciences, from his association with the National Science Foundation initiative called the EVOS Institute.   Growing up in considerable adversity and deemed “educable mentally retarded”, he uses his experiences to inform his work and tell the story of possibility for prevention for all. 

 

Date and Time: 
March 9, 2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 
via GoTo Webinar
9:00am to 11:00am
 
Webinar: Native American storytelling: Culture is prevention

Webinar: Native American storytelling: Culture is prevention

This series of sessions features traditional Native American storytelling, along with time for discussion on what can be learned from the stories, as well as the ways these stories can be incorporated by Native American providers into their work with patients.

Please note that while we encourage non-Native providers to attend these sessions to increase your cultural understanding and sensitivity, we ask that out of respect for cultural traditions, you do not use these stories as your own if they are not a part of your culture.

Native storytelling is an long honored way of teaching lessons of life. We, as Native people, need to laugh while learning. For example, laughing at how Coyote makes funny mistakes. This can teach people how to avoid behaving as Coyote does. Further, Native legends can offer stories about Creation or the Trickster. However, some stories can only be told during certain times of the year. For example, Coyote legends are only told during the winter time because that is often when Native people would be in their lodges practicing survival skills to help the tribe thrive in difficult times.

Traditionally, the storyteller needed to be an excellent psychologist and able to understand peoples’ perspectives. A story might be used in treatment to help a patient come to a realization in a culturally informed way.

Date and Time: 
March 9, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
A discussion of the role of culture and cultural considerations when working to prevent substance misuse and promote mental health

A discussion of the role of culture and cultural considerations when working to prevent substance misuse and promote mental health

Hosted by the Northwest PTTC and Pacific Southwest PTTC.

Date and Time: 
March 9, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Readiness Primer

SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Readiness Primer

In this one-hour readiness primer, AnaMaria Diaz Martinez, from Washington State University will describe the ​steps for preparing to deliver the Strengthening Families Program 10-14 virtually along with the recommended adaptation​s. She will review the practical requirements (e.g. virtual and technology requirements, facilitator preparations, family engagement packets, etc.) for virtual implementation of SFP 10-14, and will work with attendees to determine their readiness for virtual implementation of SFP 10-14. Participants will leave with an understanding of what is needed to deliver SFP 10-14 in a virtual setting and information on next steps.

 

Audience: This training is intended for trained and certified SFP 10-14 facilitators, coordinators, support staff, and others who are interested in learning more about the SFP 10-14 virtual curriculum adaptation.

Date and Time: 
March 9, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom
3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Healthy Native Youth's Community of Practice: Culture as prevention

Healthy Native Youth's Community of Practice: Culture as prevention

We welcome you to join Healthy Native Youth’s Community of Practice virtual gatherings held the second Wednesday of every month at 10-11:30 am PST.

Sessions include new resources and opportunities to engage with topical experts. As a community, we share our strengths and expertise about how we will improve the lives of Native youth.

Who Should Attend?

Tribal health educators, teachers, parents, prevention specialists; people who share a passion for improving the lives of Native youth.

  • 3/10/21:    Culture as Prevention
Date and Time: 
March 10, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:00am to 11:30am
 
SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Training Part 1/2

SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Training Part 1/2

Description: In this two-part virtual ​delivery training, AnaMaria Diaz Martinez from Washington State University will review the virtual curriculum adaptation for Strengthening Families Program 10-14Participants will leave with an understanding of how to deliver SFP 10-14 in a virtual setting (actual application/practice will happen during the training)

 

Audience: This training is intended for trained and certified SFP 10-14 facilitators and support staff who are preparing to implement SFP 10-14 virtually in the next 1-3 months.

 

Registration: Recommended to attend a 1-hour readiness primer (SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Information Primer) where you will be given an overview of the logistics, technology requirements, and resource handouts to help support your virtual delivery of SFP. For more information, please email SFP 10-14 Community of Practice (CoP) and Evaluation Coordinator Sabrina DiGennaro (sabrina.digennaro@wsu.edu) or WSU SFP 10-14 CoP (sfp.1014@wsu.edu).

Date and Time: 
March 10, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom
10:00am to 4:00pm
 
Webinar: Addressing the intersection of substance use and suicide: Strategies for prevention, intervention, and treatment

Webinar: Addressing the intersection of substance use and suicide: Strategies for prevention, intervention, and treatment

Deaths by overdose and suicide continue to increase despite state and national efforts.  Individuals with substance use disorders are at increased risk for suicide.  Efforts to jointly address substance use and suicide are warranted.  This webinar describes suicide risk among those who misuse substances and details multiple strategies for joint prevention, intervention, and treatment in the community and in various service settings.

Date and Time: 
March 10, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 12:30pm
 
Webinar: Trauma & its impact

Webinar: Trauma & its impact

The Northwest MHTTC is excited to collaborate with Ken Kraybill of C4 Innovations as a part of our provider well-being project.
Join us on March 10, for a 75 minute webinar on "Trauma & Its Impact."

Understanding trauma and its impact is crucial for providing effective care and services for people living with mental health challenges who are also likely to have histories of trauma exposure. This session will provide an overview of definitions, sources, types and the prevalence of trauma and explore its bio-psycho-social-spiritual-communal impact. We will also identify practical ways to make our services more trauma-informed.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

*Explain the difference between acute, chronic, and developmental trauma

*Give three examples of how trauma can affect people’s engagement in services

*Name one example each of the bio-psycho-social-spiritual-communal impact of trauma.

*Identify three ways to make our services more trauma-informed.

Date and Time: 
March 10, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:45pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
11:30am to 12:45pm
 
Webinar: RACEing through revolving doors

Webinar: RACEing through revolving doors

Mass incarceration along with high recidivism rates are critical issues in the United States of America, but what is even more critical are the racial disparities found within these recidivism rates. Much of the recidivism is caused by mental health disorders such as trauma, depression, and addiction. As counselors and counselor educators, we must determine our role in battling this crisis. In this session, we will explore some of the disorders that fuel recidivism and what we must do as professionals to combat it.

Date and Time: 
March 10, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
Webinar: PAX chats 2021

Webinar: PAX chats 2021

PAXIS Institute hosts PAX Chats twice a month.  Great way to receive assistance and support!

This is your chance to ask a PAX question, discuss resources, or share ideas with others implementing PAX throughout the nation!

Date and Time: 
March 10, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
1:00pm to 2:00pm
 
Webinar: Pain and pot: The facts about opioids and marijuana

Webinar: Pain and pot: The facts about opioids and marijuana

The opioid epidemic continues to ravage communities across the Pacific Southwest region. Many communities are receiving misleading and confusing information about prevention strategies to address it, such as using marijuana for pain management instead of prescription opioids. This webinar will discuss the opioid epidemic and the controversies surrounding the substitution of marijuana for pain management and whether or not it is helpful or harmful in this epidemic. The science and most recent data will be presented along with real, front-line stories from the emergency department.

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the latest trends in the opioid epidemic.
  • Describe the basic chemistry of opioids and marijuana.
  • Identify five key reasons why marijuana should not be used to treat pain.
Date and Time: 
March 10, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
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Enhanced prevention learning series: Building protection using the Social Development Strategy

Enhanced prevention learning series: Building protection using the Social Development Strategy

This 6-session distance learning series offers an interactive forum for participants to explore how to build protection in communities, schools, and families using the Social Development Strategy (SDS). This learning series will build participants’ understanding of shared protective factors and how the Social Development Strategy organizes protection into a strategy for action.  Participants will learn and practice using the SDS and its components to design activities that will build protection in families, schools, coalitions and communities.
This EPLS provides online consultation, skill-based learning and practice, group and individual activities, reading assignments, and discussion on topics essential to building protection using key learnings from prevention science.

Session Dates: 

Thursdays:
Session 1 – February 18, 2021
Session 2 – February 25, 2021
Session 3 – March 4, 2021
Session 4 – March 11, 2021
Session 5 – March 18, 2021
Wednesday:
Session 6 – March 31, 2021

NOTE: Session 6 is on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Time: 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific

Date and Time: 
February 18, 2021 - 11:00am to March 31, 2021 - 12:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
11:00am to 12:30pm
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Guiding Good Choices New Facilitator Training [3/15 to 3/19, 2021]

Guiding Good Choices New Facilitator Training [3/15 to 3/19, 2021]

Guiding Good Choices New Facilitator Training

Training (via Zoom) will introduce participants to GGC and the adaptations for virtual program delivery. For general programming questions or help with registration contact the trainers: Kayla Wells (kayla.wells@wsu.edu) or AnaMaria Diaz Martinez (a.martinez@wsu.edu).

Registration is required. Once registered, a Zoom link will be forwarded prior to the start of training. Please review the training dates and times listed below for this training. All dates and times are required for complete certification.

March 15 - March 19, 2021 

03.15.2021 (Monday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

03.16.2021 (Tuesday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

03.17.2021 (Wedday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

03.18.2021 (Thursday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

03.19.2021 (Friday) 9a-12p

Registration Link: GGC 3/15-3/19 Registration Link

 

Date and Time: 
March 15, 2021 (All day) to March 19, 2021 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Via Zoom (Registration Required - Zoom Link Will Be Mailed Day Before Event)
(All day)
 
 
 
Fatherhood Summit

Fatherhood Summit

This three-morning event will support our mission of lifting the voices of fathers in Washington State by promoting fatherhood inclusion, equity, and value to strengthen families and maximize children’s potential. Visit the Council website for more information.

Date and Time: 
March 16, 2021 (All day) to March 18, 2021 (All day)
Location: 
Webinar
(All day)
 
 
 
Webinar: SBIRT and Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) youth

Webinar: SBIRT and Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) youth

This webinar provides an overview of the unique needs and challenges sexual and gender minority youth experience, discusses health disparities associated with alcohol and substance use, and reviews strategies for integrating adolescent screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) appropriately into care.

Date and Time: 
March 16, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
9:00am to 10:00am
 
Webinar: Institutionalizing equity: Public health leaders advance organizational change

Webinar: Institutionalizing equity: Public health leaders advance organizational change

Speakers:
Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, Chief Health Equity Officer, GVP, AMA
Dwayne S. Marsh, President and CEO, Northern California Grantmakers
Kou Thao, Director, Center for Health Equity, Minnesota Department of Health

This session will feature a discussion on the importance of leadership when implementing organizational changes to advance health and racial equity. Participants will learn effective methods to prioritize equity and utilize public health leadership to advance structural transformation.

Date and Time: 
March 16, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:00am to 11:15am
 
Minerva Technical Assistance Call (online via GoTo Meeting)

Minerva Technical Assistance Call (online via GoTo Meeting)

About Minerva TA Calls:

If you have completed the Minerva training and have a Minerva user login, you may join the Minerva TA Calls.
No registration is needed - join using the link below.
Questions will be taken in the order submitted and you are welcome to listen in on the call to learn from others.​

Minerva Technical Assistance Call (online via GoTo Meeting)
Tue, Mar 16, 2021 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/594476845

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212

Access Code: 594-476-845

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Date and Time: 
March 16, 2021 - 2:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
2:00pm
 
SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Readiness Primer

SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Readiness Primer

In this one-hour readiness primer, AnaMaria Diaz Martinez, from Washington State University will describe the ​steps for preparing to deliver the Strengthening Families Program 10-14 virtually along with the recommended adaptation​s. She will review the practical requirements (e.g. virtual and technology requirements, facilitator preparations, family engagement packets, etc.) for virtual implementation of SFP 10-14, and will work with attendees to determine their readiness for virtual implementation of SFP 10-14. Participants will leave with an understanding of what is needed to deliver SFP 10-14 in a virtual setting and information on next steps.

 

Audience: This training is intended for trained and certified SFP 10-14 facilitators, coordinators, support staff, and others who are interested in learning more about the SFP 10-14 virtual curriculum adaptation.

Date and Time: 
March 16, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom
3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Webinar: Behavioral health: People and plants from the land of colorful corn

Webinar: Behavioral health: People and plants from the land of colorful corn

Phyllis Hogan will share the story of her life's journey, working with the native people and plants of Arizona, and serving her community as a village herbalist. Forging strong connections with elders of the region and receiving the gift of their time honored wisdom, Phyllis developed a deep bond with the land and the plants. She will speak to traditional views of healing, and an understanding that plant medicine is more than the sum of chemical constituents, and is inseparable from spiritual healing.

For more information, please email steven-steine@uiowa.edu

Date and Time: 
March 17, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: 
Webinar
10:00am to 11:30am
 
Webinar: Substance use cost calculator for employers

Webinar: Substance use cost calculator for employers

Addiction is an issue in every U.S. workforce. From alcohol and prescription opioids to cannabis and fentanyl, substance use is putting your workers at risk. To address these dangers, the National Safety Council and NORC at the University of Chicago have collaborated to update the “Substance Use Cost Calculator for Employers,” funded by Nationwide. This authoritative, easy-to-use tool provides business leaders with specific information about the cost of substance use in their workplaces. Attendees will receive a detailed introduction to this tool, find out how substance use is affecting their workforces and learn the steps they can take to begin addressing it. Presenters: Rachael Cooper has worked in the substance use field both in the United States and abroad, focusing on overdose prevention, harm reduction, and policy. At the National Safety Council, she oversees all initiatives related to impairment, opioid use and misuse, and mental health. Currently, most of her work is focused on employers, employees, and getting employees they support they need. Dr. Eric Goplerud is a clinical psychologist, until his retirement in 2018 Vice President and Senior Fellow at NORC at the University of Chicago, and founder and chairman of the board of the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions. Previously, Dr. Goplerud was a research professor in the Department of Health Policy at George Washington Med

Date and Time: 
March 17, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Starts with One campaign - Drug Take Back materials & resources

Starts with One campaign - Drug Take Back materials & resources

Are you planning for the upcoming April National Drug Take back day? Please join our media partner, DH, in reviewing some updated and possibly new material(s) that we have for Drug Take back event planning and promotion! You can also use this time to ask any questions about the resources or maybe share some ideas of how you and your community plan to host drug take back.

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Starts with One campaign - Drug Take Back Materials and Resources | Wed, Mar 17, 2021 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (PDT)

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/219465893

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3112
Access Code: 219-465-893

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Date and Time: 
March 17, 2021 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Category: 
None
Location: 
GoToMeeting - https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/219465893
2:00pm to 2:30pm
 
Webinar: Enhanced prevention learning series (EPLS): Leveraging systems change for substance misuse prevention

Webinar: Enhanced prevention learning series (EPLS): Leveraging systems change for substance misuse prevention

This 6-week Enhanced Prevention Learning Series (EPLS) offers an interactive experience for participants to explore the role of systems change in substance misuse prevention. Participants will examine capacities shown to enable evidence-based interventions to achieve and sustain expected results and learn how to incorporate these into their work. Trainers will share examples from their own systems change experiences and will highlight how leveraging leadership, communications, funding, and data can help participants to achieve their prevention goals. The distance learning series will include skill-based learning opportunities, individual and group activities, reading assignments, and group discussion. By the end of the EPLS, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of systems change to success in the field of prevention
  • Name four capacities necessary to create enabling contexts
  • Identify personal strengths and areas to enhance leadership capacity
  • Name at least two strategies to communicate the value of prevention to enhance system change efforts focused on prevention
  • List three resources available to complete the fund mapping process in their community
  • Describe why data systems are essential in prevention
Date and Time: 
March 18, 2021 (All day) to April 22, 2021 (All day)
Location: 
Webinar
(All day)
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Webinar: Developing a shared language for diversity, equity and inclusion

Webinar: Developing a shared language for diversity, equity and inclusion

The Opioid Response Network, in partnership with the Harborview Medical Center - Behavioral Health Institute, invites you to join us online for our first session: Developing a Shared Language For Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

The purpose of this training is to provide you with an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and awareness of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues. We will explore the potential impact of these issues on our beliefs towards those with backgrounds different from our own and how those beliefs can impact the people we serve and the continuum of care for substance use disorder. We understand that we all have different levels of understanding of these topics. This training is an opportunity to bring our diverse experiences together to sharpen our skills to create more welcoming and inclusive places of business for our staff and clients, as well as look at ways organizations can support DEI efforts.

In this training, we will focus on:
-Reviewing baseline language to ground us in a shared understanding of DEI issues
-Exploring local equity data on the impact of DEI issues on health care access, experiences, and outcomes
-Unpacking myths about DEI and those impacted by these issues
-Reviewing situational examples and their implications for opioid and substance use disorder

Date and Time: 
March 18, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 12:30pm
 
Webinar: Connecting prevention specialist to Native communities during times of crisis: Listening sessions

Webinar: Connecting prevention specialist to Native communities during times of crisis: Listening sessions

The National American Indian & Alaska Native PTTC will be holding virtual sessions to support our Native communities in these challenging times. These weekly meetings will cover major concerns that have been expressed, and will continue to share resources, and encourage the peer support that has been happening among those who participated. We hope these meetings will be supportive and helpful, and that we can help connect you with the resources you need. Also feel free to reach out to Cindy Sagoe in advance to let her know if there are any topics you specifically want us to be prepared to address. Contact Cindy Sagoe for details: cindy-sagoe@uiowa.edu

Date and Time: 
March 19, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:00am to 11:00am
 
Webinar: Adolescent social isolation and loneliness

Webinar: Adolescent social isolation and loneliness

Being socially disconnected or perceiving the absence of companionship and support can have a large effect on health and mortality risk for adolescents. This presentation will explore factors that lead to social isolation and loneliness; will determine how both physical and emotional health can be influenced; and will discuss ways to improve social integration and support in order to improve outcomes and life satisfaction for adolescents.

Date and Time: 
March 19, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Location: 
Webinar
11:30am to 12:30pm
 
 
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Enhanced prevention learning series: Building protection using the Social Development Strategy

Enhanced prevention learning series: Building protection using the Social Development Strategy

This 6-session distance learning series offers an interactive forum for participants to explore how to build protection in communities, schools, and families using the Social Development Strategy (SDS). This learning series will build participants’ understanding of shared protective factors and how the Social Development Strategy organizes protection into a strategy for action.  Participants will learn and practice using the SDS and its components to design activities that will build protection in families, schools, coalitions and communities.
This EPLS provides online consultation, skill-based learning and practice, group and individual activities, reading assignments, and discussion on topics essential to building protection using key learnings from prevention science.

Session Dates: 

Thursdays:
Session 1 – February 18, 2021
Session 2 – February 25, 2021
Session 3 – March 4, 2021
Session 4 – March 11, 2021
Session 5 – March 18, 2021
Wednesday:
Session 6 – March 31, 2021

NOTE: Session 6 is on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Time: 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific

Date and Time: 
February 18, 2021 - 11:00am to March 31, 2021 - 12:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
11:00am to 12:30pm
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Webinar: Enhanced prevention learning series (EPLS): Leveraging systems change for substance misuse prevention

Webinar: Enhanced prevention learning series (EPLS): Leveraging systems change for substance misuse prevention

This 6-week Enhanced Prevention Learning Series (EPLS) offers an interactive experience for participants to explore the role of systems change in substance misuse prevention. Participants will examine capacities shown to enable evidence-based interventions to achieve and sustain expected results and learn how to incorporate these into their work. Trainers will share examples from their own systems change experiences and will highlight how leveraging leadership, communications, funding, and data can help participants to achieve their prevention goals. The distance learning series will include skill-based learning opportunities, individual and group activities, reading assignments, and group discussion. By the end of the EPLS, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of systems change to success in the field of prevention
  • Name four capacities necessary to create enabling contexts
  • Identify personal strengths and areas to enhance leadership capacity
  • Name at least two strategies to communicate the value of prevention to enhance system change efforts focused on prevention
  • List three resources available to complete the fund mapping process in their community
  • Describe why data systems are essential in prevention
Date and Time: 
March 18, 2021 (All day) to April 22, 2021 (All day)
Location: 
Webinar
(All day)
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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is an annual observance which aims to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs and alcohol.

Here are a few popular resources to get you started:

Date and Time: 
March 22, 2021 (All day) to March 28, 2021 (All day)
Category: 
Event
Location: 
Nationwide
(All day)
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SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Training Part 1/3

SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Training Part 1/3

Description: In this three-part virtual ​delivery training, AnaMaria Diaz Martinez from Washington State University will review the virtual curriculum adaptation for Strengthening Families Program 10-14Participants will leave with an understanding of how to deliver SFP 10-14 in a virtual setting (actual application/practice will happen during the training)

 

Audience: This training is intended for trained and certified SFP 10-14 facilitators and support staff who are preparing to implement SFP 10-14 virtually in the next 1-3 months.

 

Registration: Recommended to attend a 1-hour readiness primer (SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Information Primer) where you will be given an overview of the logistics, technology requirements, and resource handouts to help support your virtual delivery of SFP. For more information, please email SFP 10-14 Community of Practice (CoP) and Evaluation Coordinator Sabrina DiGennaro (sabrina.digennaro@wsu.edu) or WSU SFP 10-14 CoP (sfp.1014@wsu.edu).

Date and Time: 
March 22, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom
1:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Webinar: Community resilience initiative: Course 3 Trauma-nformed training of trainers 4-Day course

Webinar: Community resilience initiative: Course 3 Trauma-nformed training of trainers 4-Day course

This online 4 Part [3 hours per part] Course will be held via Zoom over the course of four days. March 23, March 25, March 30, April 1, 2021.  9:00am to 12:00pm (Pacific) each day.

Course 3 - Trauma-Practitioners Neuroscience provides a new lens through which to view challenging and disruptive behavior. This information helps us to respond more compassionately and effectively to individuals that use adaptive strategies to cope with their experiences. Being true to CRI’s K.I.S.S. framework, we believe that dealing more effectively with these individuals requires, first and foremost, the knowledge and insight into why they behave as they do. Once that it is achieved, then we employ strategies based on that knowledge and insight. This course is about those compassionate and effective intervention strategies for challenging behavior. During this four part training for trauma practitioners, participants will learn the foundation of the trauma- informed approach to understanding and helping individuals with behavioral challenges. Challenging behavior has traditionally been thought of as willful and goal oriented which has led to approaches that focus on motivating better behavior using reward and punishment programs. If you’ve tried these strategies and they haven’t worked, this course is for you! Research over the past 30 years demonstrates that a lack of crucial thinking skills results in challenging and disruptive behavior. CRI’s Course 3 focuses on helping to teach the skills these individuals lack while resolving the problems that tend to precipitate challenging behavior.

Participants will:

  • Learn why traditional behavior management doesn’t work with many challenging behaviors.
  • Learn that challenging behavior occurs when certain demands and expectations exceed an individual’s capacity to respond adaptively. 
  • Learn what the research says about the link between challenging behavior and underdeveloped executive function skills.
  • Learn that how challenging behavior is viewed will guide the intervention.
  • Learn that interventions need to involve identifying the underdeveloped skill and solving the problems that trigger the challenging behavior.
  • Learn strategies to develop skills linked to challenging behavior.

Cost: $300 per person and includes Training Materials 

Dates: March 23, March 25, March 30, April 1.  9:00am to 12:00pm (Pacific) each day

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm (Pacific) 

Date and Time: 
March 23, 2021 - 9:00am to April 1, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
9:00am to 12:00pm
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Webinar: Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Drug Misuse Prevention and Recovery virtual water cooler chat

Webinar: Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Drug Misuse Prevention and Recovery virtual water cooler chat

Join the Higher Education Center in virtual water cooler chats to exchange ideas and connect with AOD professionals across the country. These chats are informal--much like when you find yourself in conversation at the water cooler or coffee machine in your office or at a conference. Join us for one or all!
 

Date and Time: 
March 23, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Webinar: Promoting Health of People in Recovery Through Inclusion: Creating a Welcoming Washington State

Webinar: Promoting Health of People in Recovery Through Inclusion: Creating a Welcoming Washington State

Title: Promoting Health of People in Recovery Through Inclusion: Creating a Welcoming Washington State

Date/Time:  Tuesday, March 23, 2021 from 11 am - 12 pm PST

Registration required: https://wsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEsdOuhpjwjGN2I8oltxYJ6NuTfZCzgvbhE

Audience: This training is open to all substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery professionals as well as community members interested in learning more about community inclusion and participation.

Description: Community inclusion and participation (e.g., work, school, faith, leisure, volunteering, family and social relationships) is essential for the physical, cognitive, and mental health and wellness of people in recovery from substance use and mental health issues – always, and especially during a pandemic. This webinar will offer attendees background on the theories and research underlying this and discuss the importance of community spaces (e.g., colleges/universities, libraries, parks and recreational centers, faith communities, volunteer organizations) that are welcoming and embracing of these individuals to support their ability to participate in meaningful ways. Strategies for developing/enhancing a “Welcoming Washington State” will then be offered.

As a result of this training, attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe three reasons underlying the importance of inclusion and participation for health.
  2. Discuss why working to create welcoming spaces versus “fixing the person in recovery” is important.
  3. Identify two strategies that they can develop to promote the development of welcoming spaces.

Speaker:  Mark Salzer, Ph.D.

Mark Salzer, Ph.D. is a psychologist and Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the College of Public Health at Temple University. He is also the Director of the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities (www.tucollaborative.org), a research and training center that has been funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research since 2003.

This webinar is hosted by the WSU Center for Rural Opioid Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery (CROP+TR). CROP+TR aims to provide training and technical assistance to rural communities for prevention, treatment, and recovery from opioid misuse. CROP+TR is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and led by faculty from the Washington State University College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, and Extension. To learn more about CROP+TR activities, visit www.croptr.org.

Date and Time: 
March 23, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom Meeting
11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Webinar: Session 1: Crafting your transformational leadership narrative

Webinar: Session 1: Crafting your transformational leadership narrative

Expand your leadership capacity in this interactive, introspective, and inspirational workshop.  Before the sessions begin, you’ll take our innovative Science of the Positive Transformational Leadership Assessment and receive a personalized Leadership Profile based on your results. During the live workshop, you will use a creative mix of individual and group storytelling exercises to construct a personal leadership narrative that will increase your clarity, effectiveness, and confidence as a community leader and change-maker.

Date and Time: 
March 23, 2021 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 1:00pm
 
SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Readiness Primer

SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Readiness Primer

In this one-hour readiness primer, AnaMaria Diaz Martinez, from Washington State University will describe the ​steps for preparing to deliver the Strengthening Families Program 10-14 virtually along with the recommended adaptation​s. She will review the practical requirements (e.g. virtual and technology requirements, facilitator preparations, family engagement packets, etc.) for virtual implementation of SFP 10-14, and will work with attendees to determine their readiness for virtual implementation of SFP 10-14. Participants will leave with an understanding of what is needed to deliver SFP 10-14 in a virtual setting and information on next steps.

 

Audience: This training is intended for trained and certified SFP 10-14 facilitators, coordinators, support staff, and others who are interested in learning more about the SFP 10-14 virtual curriculum adaptation.

Date and Time: 
March 23, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom
3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Webinar: Engaging with change

Webinar: Engaging with change

Times of dramatic change can be overwhelming, but they can also be catalysts for innovation and an opportunity for thoughtful transformation.

This training offers public health leaders and managers a chance to reflect on their own relationship with change, understand how to break down resistance to change, and empower their teams and organizations to harness change as a powerful part of their work.

Learners will gain skills and tools to navigate change and explore what it means to be a learning organization. They will also look at how their organization’s systems and processes help or hinder their work to address change as a normal course of business. Are those systems and processes sufficiently flexible, adaptable, and accountable? Are they adequate for the level of change the organization is experiencing? If not, what other systems or strategies are needed?

Register today for this four-week training, taught by two instructors from the Public Health Management Certificate program, to learn how to engage with change.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

Describe methods to prepare for change.
Identify the skills and tools your organization can use to engage with change.
Analyze system elements that enable organizations to navigate change.
Describe the characteristics of a learning organization.
Explore ways to reduce resistance to change.
Apply knowledge of strategies to reduce resistance to change to a case study.

Date and Time: 
March 24, 2021 (All day) to April 14, 2021 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
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DBHR Learning Community Meeting - March 2021

DBHR Learning Community Meeting - March 2021

Please register for Learning Community Meeting - March 2021 on Mar 24, 2021 8:00 AM PDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4915504578405538829

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.

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Date and Time: 
March 24, 2021 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Meeting
Location: 
GoTo Webinar
8:00am to 12:00pm
 
Webinar: Session 2: Crafting your transformational leadership narrative

Webinar: Session 2: Crafting your transformational leadership narrative

Expand your leadership capacity in this interactive, introspective, and inspirational workshop.  Before the sessions begin, you’ll take our innovative Science of the Positive Transformational Leadership Assessment and receive a personalized Leadership Profile based on your results. During the live workshop, you will use a creative mix of individual and group storytelling exercises to construct a personal leadership narrative that will increase your clarity, effectiveness, and confidence as a community leader and change-maker.

Date and Time: 
March 24, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
9:00am to 12:00pm
 
Webinar: Problem gambling prevention: The facts, using public health models, and integrating programming with substance misuse prevention

Webinar: Problem gambling prevention: The facts, using public health models, and integrating programming with substance misuse prevention

COURSE DESCRIPTION

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month.  With the legalization of sports betting in mid-Atlantic states as well as increased internet gambling due to COVID-19 restrictions, gambling has never been more accessible to youth and adults.  Basic facts on youth and adult gambling will be discussed with emphasis on data from MD, DC, WV, DE, PA, and VA.  Public health models will be used to show how problem gambling can be prevented and integrated with alcohol and substance misuse prevention programming.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • To learn problem gambling facts and the basics of problem gambling prevention.
  • To examine how public health models can be used to prevent problem gambling in youth and adults.
  • To explore how to integrate problem gambling prevention strategies with the work of alcohol and substance misuse prevention and mental health promotion.

PRESENTER

Heather Eshleman, M.P.H., is the Prevention Manager at the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling.  She works collaboratively with community organizations, schools, and government agencies to prevent underage and problem gambling as well as oversee special population and youth grants.  She currently leads the Center’s efforts in compiling an underage and problem gambling prevention needs assessment to provide baseline data to guide future prevention strategies.  She served as the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Supervisor at the Anne Arundel County Department of Health from 2006-2019, overseeing the Substance Abuse Prevention coalitions, the Opioid Misuse Prevention Program, the Strengthening Families Program, the Fatal Overdose Review Team, and Coordination of the Students Against Destructive Decisions Chapters.  Before becoming Supervisor, from 2002-2006, Heather was a Grants Administrator at Anne Arundel County Department of Health.  Heather received her Masters in Public Health from the University at Albany School of Public Health and her Bachelor’s degree in School and Community Health Education from Towson University.  Heather served in the United States Peace Corps in Morocco, North Africa, as a Maternal and Child Health volunteer, working on hygiene promotion and pre-natal care for two years.

Date and Time: 
March 24, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:00am to 11:00am
 
Webinar: Prevention webinar: Families and relationships part 1

Webinar: Prevention webinar: Families and relationships part 1

Details and registration link coming soon 

Date and Time: 
March 24, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location: 
Webinar
10:00am to 11:00am
 
Webinar: Connecting the continuum: How prevention and social determinants of health connect

Webinar: Connecting the continuum: How prevention and social determinants of health connect

Preventionists have been addressing the social determinants of health (SDoH) long before that phrase was trendy! Our environmental prevention strategies and prevention programming connect different sectors and key people to create partnerships focusing on and addressing a shared goal of creating healthier individuals, families, and communities. In this session, participants will gain an overview of social determinants of health and the connection to prevention, and how existing environmental prevention strategies are effective mobilization tools for improving community health and wellness.

Date and Time: 
March 24, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
12:00pm to 1:30pm
 
SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Training Part 2/3

SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Training Part 2/3

Description: In this three-part virtual ​delivery training, AnaMaria Diaz Martinez from Washington State University will review the virtual curriculum adaptation for Strengthening Families Program 10-14Participants will leave with an understanding of how to deliver SFP 10-14 in a virtual setting (actual application/practice will happen during the training)

 

Audience: This training is intended for trained and certified SFP 10-14 facilitators and support staff who are preparing to implement SFP 10-14 virtually in the next 1-3 months.

 

Registration: Recommended to attend a 1-hour readiness primer (SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Information Primer) where you will be given an overview of the logistics, technology requirements, and resource handouts to help support your virtual delivery of SFP. For more information, please email SFP 10-14 Community of Practice (CoP) and Evaluation Coordinator Sabrina DiGennaro (sabrina.digennaro@wsu.edu) or WSU SFP 10-14 CoP (sfp.1014@wsu.edu).

Date and Time: 
March 24, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom
1:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Webinar: PAX chats 2021

Webinar: PAX chats 2021

PAXIS Institute hosts PAX Chats twice a month.  Great way to receive assistance and support!

This is your chance to ask a PAX question, discuss resources, or share ideas with others implementing PAX throughout the nation!

Date and Time: 
March 24, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
1:00pm to 2:00pm
 
Webinar: Let's talk: Health literacy and health equity

Webinar: Let's talk: Health literacy and health equity

Communication is at the core of everything we do in prevention. There isn't one prevention strategy that doesn't include communication as the foundation. Yet for many of the communities we serve, understanding communication materials can be a challenge. This webinar will discuss health literacy and will provide strategies for prevention practitioners on ensuring that prevention initiatives are communicated and implemented effectively. Remember, if your audience can't understand your message, what is the point?

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define health literacy.
  • Explain how literacy is connected to other social inequities and health disparities.
  • Describe the Clear and Simple plan for improving prevention communications.
Date and Time: 
March 24, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Webinar: Adolescents, young adults and opioid use: When is it a problem? What to do?

Webinar: Adolescents, young adults and opioid use: When is it a problem? What to do?

Experimenting and pushing limits are normal developmental parts of adolescence and young adulthood. This may encompass experimenting with various substances that are easy to acquire and, unfortunately, that includes opioids. Whether they're buying pills and heroin off the street or getting prescriptions from medical professionals, how can we best prevent opioid abuse in this population and provide the best intervention and treatment when there is a problem? This webinar will explore 10 vulnerabilities to developing an opioid addiction 2) warning signs that a young person is misusing a prescription 3) conversations (that take 3 minutes or less) that can help prevent misuse of mediation and 4) various options for treatment with the pros and cons of each.

Date and Time: 
March 25, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 12:00pm
 
Webinar: Shifting power workshop: Collaborations to confront the root causes of health inequities

Webinar: Shifting power workshop: Collaborations to confront the root causes of health inequities

Speakers:
Van Do-Reynoso, PhD, MPH, Director, Santa Barbara County Health Department
Hazel Davalos, Community Organizing Director, Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE)
Paula Tran Inzeo, PhD, MPH, Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) Group Director, University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute

Moderator:
Lili Farhang, Co-Director, Human Impact Partners

Across the United States, state and local health departments and community power-building organizations are collaborating to challenge the social, environmental, and economic conditions that create health and racial inequities.

This work is more important than ever given the intersecting and cascading crises of COVID-19, police violence, and housing and economic insecurity. Health departments are accountable to these crises and should increasingly seed and nurture collaborations with groups explicitly focused on building community power as a strategy to achieve health equity. In that spirit, this discussion will highlight a framework to approach this work, along with examples of health department and community organizing collaborations.

Date and Time: 
March 26, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
10:00am to 11:15am
 
SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Training Part 3/3

SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Training Part 3/3

Description: In this three-part virtual ​delivery training, AnaMaria Diaz Martinez from Washington State University will review the virtual curriculum adaptation for Strengthening Families Program 10-14Participants will leave with an understanding of how to deliver SFP 10-14 in a virtual setting (actual application/practice will happen during the training)

 

Audience: This training is intended for trained and certified SFP 10-14 facilitators and support staff who are preparing to implement SFP 10-14 virtually in the next 1-3 months.

 

Registration: Recommended to attend a 1-hour readiness primer (SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Information Primer) where you will be given an overview of the logistics, technology requirements, and resource handouts to help support your virtual delivery of SFP. For more information, please email SFP 10-14 Community of Practice (CoP) and Evaluation Coordinator Sabrina DiGennaro (sabrina.digennaro@wsu.edu) or WSU SFP 10-14 CoP (sfp.1014@wsu.edu).

Date and Time: 
March 26, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom
1:00pm to 4:00pm
 
 
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Enhanced prevention learning series: Building protection using the Social Development Strategy

Enhanced prevention learning series: Building protection using the Social Development Strategy

This 6-session distance learning series offers an interactive forum for participants to explore how to build protection in communities, schools, and families using the Social Development Strategy (SDS). This learning series will build participants’ understanding of shared protective factors and how the Social Development Strategy organizes protection into a strategy for action.  Participants will learn and practice using the SDS and its components to design activities that will build protection in families, schools, coalitions and communities.
This EPLS provides online consultation, skill-based learning and practice, group and individual activities, reading assignments, and discussion on topics essential to building protection using key learnings from prevention science.

Session Dates: 

Thursdays:
Session 1 – February 18, 2021
Session 2 – February 25, 2021
Session 3 – March 4, 2021
Session 4 – March 11, 2021
Session 5 – March 18, 2021
Wednesday:
Session 6 – March 31, 2021

NOTE: Session 6 is on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Time: 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific

Date and Time: 
February 18, 2021 - 11:00am to March 31, 2021 - 12:30pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Virtual
11:00am to 12:30pm
 
 
 
 
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Webinar: Enhanced prevention learning series (EPLS): Leveraging systems change for substance misuse prevention

Webinar: Enhanced prevention learning series (EPLS): Leveraging systems change for substance misuse prevention

This 6-week Enhanced Prevention Learning Series (EPLS) offers an interactive experience for participants to explore the role of systems change in substance misuse prevention. Participants will examine capacities shown to enable evidence-based interventions to achieve and sustain expected results and learn how to incorporate these into their work. Trainers will share examples from their own systems change experiences and will highlight how leveraging leadership, communications, funding, and data can help participants to achieve their prevention goals. The distance learning series will include skill-based learning opportunities, individual and group activities, reading assignments, and group discussion. By the end of the EPLS, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of systems change to success in the field of prevention
  • Name four capacities necessary to create enabling contexts
  • Identify personal strengths and areas to enhance leadership capacity
  • Name at least two strategies to communicate the value of prevention to enhance system change efforts focused on prevention
  • List three resources available to complete the fund mapping process in their community
  • Describe why data systems are essential in prevention
Date and Time: 
March 18, 2021 (All day) to April 22, 2021 (All day)
Location: 
Webinar
(All day)
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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is an annual observance which aims to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs and alcohol.

Here are a few popular resources to get you started:

Date and Time: 
March 22, 2021 (All day) to March 28, 2021 (All day)
Category: 
Event
Location: 
Nationwide
(All day)
 
Guiding Good Choices New Facilitator Training [3/29 to 4/02, 2021]

Guiding Good Choices New Facilitator Training [3/29 to 4/02, 2021]

Guiding Good Choices New Facilitator Training

Training (via Zoom) will introduce participants to GGC and the adaptations for virtual program delivery. For general programming questions or help with registration contact the trainers: Kayla Wells (kayla.wells@wsu.edu) or AnaMaria Diaz Martinez (a.martinez@wsu.edu).

Registration is required. Once registered, a Zoom link will be forwarded prior to the start of training. Please review the training dates and times listed below for this training. All dates and times are required for complete certification.

March 29 - April 02, 2021 

03.29.2021 (Monday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

03.30.2021 (Tuesday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

03.31.2021 (Wedday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

04.01.2021 (Thursday) 9a-11a and 1p-3p

04.02.2021 (Friday) 9a-12p

Registration Link: GGC 3/29-4/2 Registration Link

Date and Time: 
March 29, 2021 (All day) to April 2, 2021 (All day)
Location: 
Via Zoom (Registration Required - Zoom Link Will Be Mailed Day Before Event)
(All day)
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Webinar: Community resilience initiative: Course 3 Trauma-nformed training of trainers 4-Day course

Webinar: Community resilience initiative: Course 3 Trauma-nformed training of trainers 4-Day course

This online 4 Part [3 hours per part] Course will be held via Zoom over the course of four days. March 23, March 25, March 30, April 1, 2021.  9:00am to 12:00pm (Pacific) each day.

Course 3 - Trauma-Practitioners Neuroscience provides a new lens through which to view challenging and disruptive behavior. This information helps us to respond more compassionately and effectively to individuals that use adaptive strategies to cope with their experiences. Being true to CRI’s K.I.S.S. framework, we believe that dealing more effectively with these individuals requires, first and foremost, the knowledge and insight into why they behave as they do. Once that it is achieved, then we employ strategies based on that knowledge and insight. This course is about those compassionate and effective intervention strategies for challenging behavior. During this four part training for trauma practitioners, participants will learn the foundation of the trauma- informed approach to understanding and helping individuals with behavioral challenges. Challenging behavior has traditionally been thought of as willful and goal oriented which has led to approaches that focus on motivating better behavior using reward and punishment programs. If you’ve tried these strategies and they haven’t worked, this course is for you! Research over the past 30 years demonstrates that a lack of crucial thinking skills results in challenging and disruptive behavior. CRI’s Course 3 focuses on helping to teach the skills these individuals lack while resolving the problems that tend to precipitate challenging behavior.

Participants will:

  • Learn why traditional behavior management doesn’t work with many challenging behaviors.
  • Learn that challenging behavior occurs when certain demands and expectations exceed an individual’s capacity to respond adaptively. 
  • Learn what the research says about the link between challenging behavior and underdeveloped executive function skills.
  • Learn that how challenging behavior is viewed will guide the intervention.
  • Learn that interventions need to involve identifying the underdeveloped skill and solving the problems that trigger the challenging behavior.
  • Learn strategies to develop skills linked to challenging behavior.

Cost: $300 per person and includes Training Materials 

Dates: March 23, March 25, March 30, April 1.  9:00am to 12:00pm (Pacific) each day

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm (Pacific) 

Date and Time: 
March 23, 2021 - 9:00am to April 1, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
9:00am to 12:00pm
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Webinar: Engaging with change

Webinar: Engaging with change

Times of dramatic change can be overwhelming, but they can also be catalysts for innovation and an opportunity for thoughtful transformation.

This training offers public health leaders and managers a chance to reflect on their own relationship with change, understand how to break down resistance to change, and empower their teams and organizations to harness change as a powerful part of their work.

Learners will gain skills and tools to navigate change and explore what it means to be a learning organization. They will also look at how their organization’s systems and processes help or hinder their work to address change as a normal course of business. Are those systems and processes sufficiently flexible, adaptable, and accountable? Are they adequate for the level of change the organization is experiencing? If not, what other systems or strategies are needed?

Register today for this four-week training, taught by two instructors from the Public Health Management Certificate program, to learn how to engage with change.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

Describe methods to prepare for change.
Identify the skills and tools your organization can use to engage with change.
Analyze system elements that enable organizations to navigate change.
Describe the characteristics of a learning organization.
Explore ways to reduce resistance to change.
Apply knowledge of strategies to reduce resistance to change to a case study.

Date and Time: 
March 24, 2021 (All day) to April 14, 2021 (All day)
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar
(All day)
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Webinar: Substance use screening tools for adolescents

Webinar: Substance use screening tools for adolescents

One of the largest barriers to providing appropriate substance use services to adolescents is getting them to open up about their use and engage in conversation to reduce or eliminate it, if necessary. The Using SBIRT to Talk to Adolescents about Substance Use four-part webinar series introduces health professionals to the SBIRT model as a way to learn from adolescents about their substance use, talk about what might motivate them to make a decision to reduce or abstain (if needed), and execute a plan to do so.

This first webinar in the series discusses the value, rationale for, and evidence of using the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) model with adolescents as well as the use of valid, brief screening tools for substance use and other risk factors and how to determine the recommended level of intervention based on level of risk. Participants will learn how to introduce screening to adolescents and how to relate screening score results to level of risk and appropriate level of intervention. This webinar will review the CRAFFT+N 2.1, S2BI, the NIDA Modified ASSIST Levels 1 and 2, BSTAD, PHQ-2/9A, and C-SSRS for use with adolescents, providing instructions and scoring for each.

Along with cutting-edge, evidence-based education, the expert presenters will provide sample scripts and role plays so participants gain strategies to use right away with adolescents in many settings. This free education is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain an in-depth understanding of SBIRT and its use with adolescents, designed for both those who are new to SBIRT and for those who want more advanced training beyond an overview.

Date and Time: 
March 29, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Location: 
Webinar
8:00am to 10:00am
 
Webinar: Brief intervention for adolescents part I: BNI using MI strategies

Webinar: Brief intervention for adolescents part I: BNI using MI strategies

Description: One of the largest barriers to providing appropriate substance use services to adolescents is getting them to open up about their use and engage in conversation to reduce or eliminate it, if necessary. The Using SBIRT to Talk to Adolescents about Substance Use four-part webinar series introduces health professionals to the SBIRT model as a way to learn from adolescents about their substance use, talk about what might motivate them to make a decision to reduce or abstain (if needed), and execute a plan to do so.

This second webinar in the series demonstrates how to deliver brief interventions to adolescents using the Brief Negotiated Interview (BNI) informed by motivational interviewing (MI), using sample dialogues. The BNI is a great way to facilitate conversation with adolescents about their substance use, as well as what might motivate them to seek treatment, if necessary. These are the key ingredients to change for adolescents.

Along with cutting-edge, evidence-based education, the expert presenters will provide sample scripts and role plays so participants gain strategies to use right away with adolescents in many settings. This free education is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain an in-depth understanding of SBIRT and its use with adolescents, designed for both those who are new to SBIRT and for those who want more advanced training beyond an overview.

Date and Time: 
March 29, 2021 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 1:00pm
 
Tree of Healing Behavioral Health Conference

Tree of Healing Behavioral Health Conference

The Tree of Healing is a premiere behavioral health and Native American cultural conference. Presenters are renowned local, national and international speakers on topics that are timely and targeted towards your learning experience and professional development. Each attendee can earn up to 21 CEU hours including a cultural competency component. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served for those registered for the conference. Find the agenda here.

Date and Time: 
March 30, 2021 - 7:30am to April 1, 2021 - 5:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N Hayford Rd, Airway Heights, WA
7:30am to 5:00pm
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Webinar: Brief intervention for adolescents part II: BNI using MI and CBT strategies

Webinar: Brief intervention for adolescents part II: BNI using MI and CBT strategies

Description: One of the largest barriers to providing appropriate substance use services to adolescents is getting them to open up about their use and engage in conversation to reduce or eliminate it, if necessary. The Using SBIRT to Talk to Adolescents about Substance Use four-part webinar series introduces health professionals to the SBIRT model as a way to learn from adolescents about their substance use, talk about what might motivate them to make a decision to reduce or abstain (if needed), and execute a plan to do so.

This third webinar in series demonstrates how to deliver brief interventions based on the Brief Negotiated Interview Model using motivational interviewing (MI) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to assist adolescents in behavioral change. This webinar includes lots of sample dialogues and will present evidence-based strategies that encourage the adolescent to increase their own internal motivation to change their substance use.

Along with cutting-edge, evidence-based education, the expert presenters will provide sample scripts and role plays so participants gain strategies to use right away with adolescents in many settings. This free education is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain an in-depth understanding of SBIRT and its use with adolescents, designed for both those who are new to SBIRT and for those who want more advanced training beyond an overview.

Learning Objectives: As a result of participating in this webinar, you will:

  • Learn how to deliver an effective brief intervention based on the Brief Negotiated Interview Model informed by Motivational Interviewing (MI) strategies.
  • Use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) strategies to identify goals for reducing or eliminating substance use.
Date and Time: 
March 30, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Location: 
Webinar
8:00am to 10:00am
 
Webinar: Discussing options and referring adolescents to treatment

Webinar: Discussing options and referring adolescents to treatment

Description: One of the largest barriers to providing appropriate substance use services to adolescents is getting them to open up about their use and engage in conversation to reduce or eliminate it, if necessary. The Using SBIRT to Talk to Adolescents about Substance Use four-part webinar series introduces health professionals to the SBIRT model as a way to learn from adolescents about their substance use, talk about what might motivate them to make a decision to reduce or abstain (if needed), and execute a plan to do so.

This fourth webinar in the series outlines how health professionals can connect adolescents who screen at risk for substance use to appropriate treatment. This webinar will demystify the referral to treatment process, providing sample dialogues and tips to facilitate effective linkages and follow-ups. The presenter will also review unique challenges that a health professional might encounter when referring adolescents to treatment, such as confidentiality and push back.

Along with cutting-edge, evidence-based education, the expert presenters will provide sample scripts and role plays so participants gain strategies to use right away with adolescents in many settings. This free education is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain an in-depth understanding of SBIRT and its use with adolescents, designed for both those who are new to SBIRT and for those who want more advanced training beyond an overview.

Learning Objectives: As a result of participating in this webinar, you will:

  • Learn how to provide referrals and facilitate linkages to treatment for adolescents who screen at risk.
  • Understand the importance of follow-up and what to cover during these encounters.
Date and Time: 
March 30, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location: 
Webinar
11:00am to 12:30pm
 
SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Readiness Primer

SFP 10-14 Virtual Adaptation Readiness Primer

In this one-hour readiness primer, AnaMaria Diaz Martinez, from Washington State University will describe the ​steps for preparing to deliver the Strengthening Families Program 10-14 virtually along with the recommended adaptation​s. She will review the practical requirements (e.g. virtual and technology requirements, facilitator preparations, family engagement packets, etc.) for virtual implementation of SFP 10-14, and will work with attendees to determine their readiness for virtual implementation of SFP 10-14. Participants will leave with an understanding of what is needed to deliver SFP 10-14 in a virtual setting and information on next steps.

 

Audience: This training is intended for trained and certified SFP 10-14 facilitators, coordinators, support staff, and others who are interested in learning more about the SFP 10-14 virtual curriculum adaptation.

Date and Time: 
March 30, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Zoom
3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Daily Cannabis Use During Pregnancy and Postpartum: Patient, Provider, and Budtender Perspectives

Daily Cannabis Use During Pregnancy and Postpartum: Patient, Provider, and Budtender Perspectives

The third in a 3-part series sponsored by the Northwest ATTC about pregnant/parenting women and substance use, this one-hour webinar will be presented by Celestina Barbosa-Leiker, PhD.

This presentation will cover a series of research studies focused on perceptions of risk of cannabis use during pregnancy and postpartum. Research participants included perinatal women, healthcare providers, and cannabis retailers in the state of Washington. 
 
Dr. Celestina Barbosa-Leiker is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing and Vice Chancellor for Research at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane. Her research focuses on pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorders.

Date and Time: 
March 31, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location: 
online
12:00pm
 
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