Central East Webinar Series


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Building the Prevention Workforce Skill-Base

This six-part webinar series developed by the Central East PTTC will support and build the capacity of the prevention workforce. The series is a skill building training that will detail the steps to implementing a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to prevention using the five stages of SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework: 1) Needs Assessment, 2) Building Capacity, 3) Planning, 4) Implementation, and 5) Evaluation. The series will explain the importance of each stage and what aspects of the strategic planning process they cover, techniques for completing each stage, and strategies for overcoming obstacles. This series will also discuss other relevant topics, such as: ethical approaches to prevention, how to prioritize data, and how to modify programs, among others.

 

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  Part 1: Overview of the Strategic Prevention Framework and the Importance of Ethics in Prevention
  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
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  Part 2: How to Conduct a Needs Assessment⎯Step 1 of the Strategic Prevention Framework
  Josh Esrick, MPP
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  Part 3: How to Build Capacity⎯Step 2 of the Strategic Prevention Framework
  Josh Esrick, MPP
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  Part 4: How to Plan for Prevention Interventions⎯Step 3 of the Strategic Prevention Framework
  Josh Esrick, MPP
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  Part 5: How to Select and Implement Prevention Interventions⎯Step 4 of the Strategic Prevention Framework
  Josh Esrick, MPP
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  Part 6: How to Evaluate and Adjust Prevention Efforts⎯Step 5 of the Strategic Prevention Framework
  Josh Esrick, MPP
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Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Approaches

This is a four-part webinar series hosted by the Central East PTTC that focuses on implementing evidence-based prevention approaches.

 

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  Part 1: How to Implement an Evidence-Based Approach Through Strategic Planning
  Josh Esrick, MPP
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  Part 2: Understanding Risk and Protective Factors and Identifying Factors in Your Community
  Josh Esrick, MPP, and moderated by Lauren Pappacena, MSW
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  Part 3: Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Strategies
  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
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  Part 4: Engaging in Collaborative Prevention Efforts
  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
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Preventing Drug Overdoses

This is a four-part webinar series hosted by the Central East PTTC that focuses on preventing drug overdoses.

 

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  Part 1: The Importance of Overdose Prevention and Introduction and Overview of Key Considerations
  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
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  Part 2: Expanding Access to Overdose Reversal Medications
  Josh Esrick, MPP
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  Part 3: Training and Collaborating with Professional and Lay-Person First Responders
  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
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  Part 4: Addressing Risk Factors for Overdoses
  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
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Emerging Drug Trends

This is a four-part webinar series hosted by the Central East PTTC that focuses on emerging drug trends.

 

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  Part 1: Understanding What National and State Data Tells Us
  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
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  Part 2: How to Obtain, Interpret, and Respond to Local Data
  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
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  Part 3: The Life Cycle of Epidemics and the Roles of Prevention
  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
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  Part 4: Balancing Addressing Emerging Trends and Ongoing Crises
  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
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