Central East Webinars

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Upcoming Webinars 

Improving Prevention’s Reactivity to Emerging Trends
September 22, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
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Using Data to Tell Your Story: Advancing Prevention Efforts into the Future-Session 1 Webinar
October 5, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, Jessica Goldberg, MSW, MPH, and Ivy Jones Turner, MA
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Using Data to Tell Your Story: Advancing Prevention Efforts into the Future-Session 1 Learning Lab
October 6, 2021  
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Presentation Development and Design Training
October 7, 2021   |  Jamie Comstock and Robin Carr
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Improving Health Outcomes for Diverse Populations Part 1: Discrimination with Intention- Cultural & Structural Racism
October 14, 2021  |  Anthony President
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Slide Deck Tech- And Handouts, Too
October 14, 2021   |  Jamie Comstock and Robin Carr
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Using Data to Tell Your Story: Advancing Prevention Efforts into the Future-Session 2 Webinar
October 19, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, Jessica Goldberg, MSW, MPH, and Dr Cory Morton
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Using Data to Tell Your Story: Advancing Prevention Efforts into the Future-Session 2 Learning Lab
October 20, 2021  
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Improving Health Outcomes for Diverse Populations Part 2: The Other IQ- Cultural Intelligence & its Significance
October 21, 2021  |  Anthony President
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Improving Health Outcomes for Diverse Populations Part 3: Realize We All Generalize- Learning to Limit Our Implicit Prejudices
October 28, 2021  |  Anthony President
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The 4'C's (Not D's) of Data
November 4, 2021   |  Jamie Comstock and Robin Carr
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Past Webinars

2019 Webinars

 

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  Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Approaches (Central East Webinar Series), Part 1:
  How to Implement an Evidence-Based Approach Through Strategic Planning

  March 6, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 

 
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  Preventing Drug Overdoses (Central East Webinar Series), Part 1:
  The Importance of Overdose Prevention and Introduction and Overview of Key Considerations

  March 20, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 

 
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  Emerging Drug Trends (Central East Webinar Series), Part 1:
  Understanding What National and State Data Tells Us

  March 26, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 

 
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  Breaking the Habit Approach to Smoking Cessation
  May 7, 2019  |  Carlo C. DiClemente, Ph.D. ABPP
  View course description

 

 
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  Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards in Behavioral Health:
  Military & Veterans - A Distinct Health Culture

  May 15, 2019  |  Jacqueline Coleman, MEd, MSM, BA, CPC, and Adreana Tartt, MA, LSW, LICDC-CS
  Watch nowView course description

 

 
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  Emerging Drug Trends (Central East Webinar Series), Part 2:
  How to Obtain, Interpret, and Respond to Local Data

  May 23, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 

 
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  Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Approaches (Central East Webinar Series), Part 2:
  Understanding Risk and Protective Factors and Identifying Factors in Your Community

  May 30, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and moderated by Lauren Pappacena, MSW
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 

 
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  Preventing Drug Overdoses (Central East Webinar Series), Part 2:
  Expanding Access to Overdose Reversal Medications

  June 6, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 


June 26


  From Evidence to Practice: How Good Health Policy Can Help You Meet Your Prevention Goals
  June 26, 2019  |  Ayelet Hines and Martha Ruffin
  Watch now  |  View course description

 

 
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  Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Approaches (Central East Webinar Series), Part 3:
  Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Strategies

  July 18, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now | View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 

 
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  Emerging Drug Trends (Central East Webinar Series), Part 3:
  The Life Cycle of Epidemics and the Roles of Prevention

  July 25, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now |  View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 


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  Prevention Strategies to Engage the LGBTQ Community
  July 31, 2019  | Kate Bishop
  Watch now  |  View course description

 

 
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  Preventing Drug Overdoses (Central East Webinar Series), Part 3:
  Training and Collaborating with Professional and Lay-Person First Responders

  August 1, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 


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  Opioid Overdoses and Suicides: Two Overlapping Public Health Crises
  August 8, 2019  | Bobbi Jo Yarbourgh, PsyD, and Julie Richards, MPH
  Watch now  |  View course description

 


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  Technology and Prevention: Current Innovations and Strategies for Expanding Prevention Efforts
  August 15, 2019  | Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
  Watch nowView course description

 


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  Suicide Prevention and LGBTQ Communities
  August 28, 2019  | Kate Bishop
  Watch now   |  View course description

 

 

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  Vaping and LGBTQ Youth
  September 4, 2019  | Kate Bishop
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  Sept 10 icon

  Preventing Drug Overdoses (Central East Webinar Series), Part 4:
  Addressing Risk Factors for Overdoses

  September 10, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now |  View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 

 

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  Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Approaches (Central East Webinar Series), Part 4:
  Engaging in Collaborative Prevention Efforts

  September 19, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
  Watch now View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 

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  Emerging Drug Trends (Central East Webinar Series), Part 4:
  Balancing Addressing Emerging Trends and Ongoing Crises

  September 26, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now View course description  |  View series page  |  View all Central East series

 

  Oct 17

  The opioid epidemic and drug checking: putting tools in the hands of experts
  October 17, 2019  |  Dr Susan Sherman
  Watch now |  View course description  

 

 

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  Building the Prevention Workforce Skill-Base (Central East Webinar Series), Part 1:
  Overview of the Strategic Prevention Framework and the Importance of Ethics in Prevention

  December 3, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View all Central East series

 

 

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  Building the Prevention Workforce Skill-Base (Central East Webinar Series), Part 2:
  How to Conduct a Needs Assessment⎯Step 1 of the Strategic Prevention Framework

  December 17, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View all Central East series

 

2020 Webinars

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  Building the Prevention Workforce Skill-Base (Central East Webinar Series), Part 3:
  How to Build Capacity⎯Step 2 of the Strategic Prevention Framework

  January 28, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View all Central East series

 

 

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  Building the Prevention Workforce Skill-Base (Central East Webinar Series), Part 4:
  How to Plan for Prevention Interventions⎯Step 3 of the Strategic Prevention Framework

  February 20, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View all Central East series

 

 

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 Using Environmental Strategies to Reduce Substance Use
 February 25, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
 Watch now  |  View course description  

 

 

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  Building the Prevention Workforce Skill-Base (Central East Webinar Series), Part 5:
  How to Select and Implement Prevention Interventions⎯Step 4 of the Strategic Prevention Framework

  March 16, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View all Central East series

 

 

 

  Mar 26 iconBuilding the Prevention Workforce Skill-Base (Central East Webinar Series), Part 6:
  How to Evaluate and Adjust Prevention Efforts⎯Step 5 of the Strategic Prevention Framework

  March 26, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now  |  View course description  |  View all Central East series

 

 

 

Mar 31

 

 Adapting Prevention Interventions to Better Serve Vulnerable Populations
 March 31, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
 Watch now  |  View course description  

 

 

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  Talking about Sex as Prevention: A Novel Use of Motivational Interviewing
  April 15, 2020  | Julie Tennille
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  Examining the Social Determinants of Health: A Prevention Perspective (Part 1)
  April 22, 2020  |  Dawn Thomas
  Watch now View course description  

 

 

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Opioid and Alcohol Misuse: The Risk of Suicide
May 14, 2020  | Josh Esrick
Watch now |  View course description 

 

 

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  A Prevention Approach to Working with the Social Determinants of Health (Part 2)
  May 20, 2020  |  Dawn Thomas
  Watch now  |  View course description  

 

 

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  Motivational Interviewing: African American Males
  May 27, 2020  | Jessica Young Brown
  Watch now  |  View course description  

 

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  Shifting the Attitudes of Law Enforcement in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
  June 3, 2020  | Lieutenant Colonel John Herzog
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 june 10

  The Response of the Church In Substance Use Disorder Prevention
  June 10, 2020  | Karl Colder
  Watch now  |  View course description  

 

June 25

 

   Preventing Youth Vaping Part 1: The Extent and Risk Factors for Youth Vaping
  June 25, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now  |  View course description 

 

 

July 16

Building Capacity for a Public Health Approach to Prevention
  July 16, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch nowView course description 

 

 

 Aug 6

  Preventing Youth Vaping Part 2: Policy Recommendations and Promising Practices for Addressing Youth Vaping
  August 6, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now |  View course description 

 

 

8-24  Cannabis Use in Pregnancy and Lactation:
  Understanding the Science and Assisting Practitioner with Prevention Strategies

  August 24, 2020  |  Dr Laura Borgelt and Dr Tricia Wright
  Watch now  |  View course description 

 

 

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  Underage Alcohol Use: An Overview of Data and Strategies
  August 31, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Robin LaValle, MPP
  Watch now  |  View course description 

 

 

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  Identifying Emerging Drug Trends:
  The Importance of Using the Latest Data to Inform the Strategic Prevention Framework

  September 24, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP
  Watch now  |  View course description 

 

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  Managing Anxiety and Depression for LGBTQ Populations in COVID-19
  September 30, 2020  |  Kate Bishop, MSSA
  Watch now  |  View course description 

 

 

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  Engaging LGBTQ Elders in Prevention Programs
  October 28, 2020  |  Kate Bishop, MSSA
  Watch now  |  View course description 


 

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  Presentation Development and Design Training and Technical Assistance
  November 12, 2020  |  Jamie Comstock and Robin Carr
  View course description 

 

Dec 2Preventing Youth Vaping
  Part 1: The Extent and Risk Factors for Youth Vaping

  December 2, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
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  LGBTQ Youth Tobacco Prevention: COVID-19 and Lung Vulnerability
  December 9, 2020  |  Kate Bishop, MSSA
 Watch nowView course description 

 

 

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  Preventing Youth Vaping
  Part 2: Policy Recommendations and Promising Practices for Addressing Youth Vaping

  December 15, 2020  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
 Watch now |  View course description 

 

2021 Webinars

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  Peer Support and Community Reentry for Prisoners with Opioid Use Disorders
  January 6, 2021  |  Derek Kreager
  Watch now  |  View course description 

 

Jan 12

  Improving Health Outcomes for Diverse Populations
  Part 1: Inequality, Systemic Racism and Disparities Impact on the Behavioral Health of our Clients

  January 12, 2021  |  Anthony President
  Watch now  |  View course description 

 

 

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  Workforce Vicarious Trauma: Management Guidelines
  January 13, 2021  |  Kate Bishop, MSSA
  Watch now  |  View course description 

 

jan 19

  Improving Health Outcomes for Diverse Populations
  Part 2: The Hidden Self- Exploring our Implicit Bias

  January 19, 2021  |  Anthony President
  Watch now View course description 

 

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  Bridging the Gap Between Prevention and Recovery
  January 20, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now  |  View course description 

 

Jan 26

  Improving Health Outcomes for Diverse Populations
  Part 3: Cultural Humility in the Behavioral Health Space

  January 26, 2021  |  Anthony President
  Watch nowView course description 

 

Feb4

 

  African Americans and Cough Syrup with Codeine Abuse
  February 4, 2021  |  Benjamin Roy, MD and Annelle Primm, MD, MPH
  Watch now  |  View course description 

 

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  Substance Use and Risk of Suicide
  February 10, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now  |  View course description 

 

 

Feb23


  Suicide Risk, Assessment, And Intervention: Skill Building Lab
  February 23, 2021  | Kate Bishop, MSSA
  Watch now   |  View course description

 

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  Understanding and Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Prevention
  March 10, 2021  | Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now  |  View course description


 

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  Problem Gambling Prevention: The Facts, Using Public Health Models,
  and Integrating Programing with Substance Misuse Prevention

  March 24, 2021  | Heather Eshleman
  Watch now   |  View course description

 

 

  April 28Preventing Underage Alcohol Use Part 1: An Overview of Data and Strategies
  April 28, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Robin LaValle, MPP
  Watch now |  View course description

 

 

May 11

 

The Double-burden: COVID-19 and Opioid Deaths
May 11, 2021  | Leah Blackall and De'Asia Harris
Watch now |  View course description

 

 

May 12

 

 Preventing Underage Alcohol Use Part 2: Addressing Use Among Younger Youth
 May 12, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Robin LaValle, MPP
 Watch now |  View course description

 

May 13

 

  Providing Culturally Appropriate Healthcare for LGBTQ Persons of Color
  May 13, 2021  |  Randall Leonard, LCSW-C
 Watch now |  View course description

 

 

 

May 18

 

 Are You Aware of Your Implicit Bias?
  May 18, 2021  |  De'Asia Harris and Leah Blackall
  Watch now |  View course description

 

                             Building the Prevention Workforce Skill-Base : Strategic Prevention Framework 
                             May 19-20, 2019  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip, Lauren Pappacena, MSW, and Raanan Kagan, BA
                             View course description (There will be no recording for this virtual interactive training)

June 16 

Preventing Underage Alcohol Use Part 3: Addressing Use Among College-Aged Youth
  June 16, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Robin LaValle, MPP
  Watch now |  View course description

 

 

June 23

 

  Identifying and Responding to Emerging Drug Trends Part 1: What the Data Shows
  June 23, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
  Watch now |  View course description

 

June 30

 

  Identifying and Responding to Emerging Drug Trends Part 2: How to Determine Priorities
  June 30, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
  Watch now |  View course description

 

 

 

July 15

Understanding the historical information behind the challenges and the risk factors of the LGBTQIA2S+ BIPOC (Part 1)
    July 15, 2021  | A Collaborative 4-part Virtual Learning Series by the Central East PTTCCentral East ATTCNational American Indian & Alaska Natives PTTC, and the National Hispanic and Latino PTTC
Watch now |  View course description

 

 

July 21

 

Environmental Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Substance Use
July 21, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
Watch now |  View course description

 

 

July 22

 

Enhancing the protective factors for the LGBTQIA2S+ BIPOC (Part 2)
    July 22, 2021  | A Collaborative 4-part Virtual Learning Series by the Central East PTTCCentral East ATTCNational American Indian & Alaska Natives PTTC, and the National Hispanic and Latino PTTC
Watch now  View course description

 

 

July 29

Moving the needle: How to improve the current behavioral health system to increase engagement and retention of LGBTQIA2S+ BIPOC? (Part 3)
    July 29, 2021  | A Collaborative 4-part Virtual Learning Series by the Central East PTTCCentral East ATTCNational American Indian & Alaska Natives PTTC, and the National Hispanic and Latino PTTC
Recording coming soon |  View course description

 

 

Aug 5

 

How can we transform this information into actionable and practical steps to enhance service delivery to the LGBTQIA2S+ BIPOC and make a difference? (Part 4)
August 5, 2021  | A Collaborative 4-part Virtual Learning Series by the Central East PTTCCentral East ATTCNational American Indian & Alaska Natives PTTC, and the National Hispanic and Latino PTTC
                        Watch now  |  View course description

 

Aug 5

 

Adapting Prevention Interventions to Better Serve Vulnerable Populations
August 5, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Lauren Pappacena, MSW
  Watch now |  View course description

 

Aug10

 

Introducing: Preventing Polysubstance Use in Primary Care Settings
August 10, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP
  Watch now |  View course description

 

 

Aug11

 

Stress, Uncertainty and Mental Health in the Time of COVID: Navigating Realities of Client Reactivity and Organizational Functioning
August 11, 2021  |  Laura Hinds
  Watch now |  View course description

 

 

Aug17

 

Building Great Rapport: How to Engage Patients with Unhealthy Substance Use
August 17, 2021  |  Jim Winkle, MPH
 Recording coming soon |  View course description

 

 

Aug19

 

Exploring the Link Between Substance Use Prevention and Structural Racism
August 19, 2021  |  Anam Siddiqi, MPH candidate
  Recording coming soon |  View course description

 

 

Sept 8

Understanding and Integrating Knowledge Translation in the Prevention Field
September 8, 2021  |  Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip
Recording coming soon  |  View course description

 

 


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