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Preventing Underage Alcohol Use Part 3: Addressing Use Among College-Aged Youth

1:00pm - June 16, 2021 thru 2:30pm - June 16, 2021 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Central East PTTC
Registration Deadline: June 16, 2021
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Date: June 16, 2021 Blank space (transparent) for table Format: Webinar Blank space (transparent) for table Contact Hours: 1.5 NAADAC
Time: 1 PM—2:30 PM ET Blank space (transparent) for table Cost: FREE Blank space (transparent) for table  

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This webinar will support alcohol prevention efforts for youth ages 18 to 20. It will include a review of the data on college-aged youth alcohol use prevalence and patterns, and research on its risk and protective factors. The webinar will discuss how to improve needs assessment efforts focusing on this population, including strategies to improve primary data collection. It will also identify and highlight evidence-based prevention programs intended to serve this population.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Overview prevalence data on college-aged underage alcohol use
  • Identify risk and protective factors most relevant to college-aged underage drinkers

  • Discuss opportunities to improve needs assessment and data collection processes

  • Explore evidence-based prevention strategies and related resources


PRESENTERS

Josh Esrick, MPPJosh Esrick, MPP is a Senior Policy Analyst with Carnevale Associates. Josh has extensive experience in substance use prevention; researching, writing, and presenting on best practice and knowledge development publications, briefs, and reference guides; and developing and providing training and technical assistance to numerous organizations at the Federal, state, and local levels. He developed numerous SAMHSA Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies’ (CAPT) products on strategies to prevent opioid misuse and overdose, risk and protective factors for substance use, youth substance use prevention strategies, youth substance use trends, emerging substance use trends, the potential regulations surrounding marijuana legalization, as well as numerous other topics.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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Robin LaValleeRobin A. LaVallee, MPP, is a Senior Research Associate at Carnevale Associates, LLC. She has over a decade of experience applying her expertise in policy research, evaluation, performance measurement, data collection, and analysis in the public health, substance use, and criminal justice arenas. For more than ten years, Ms. LaVallee previously conducted alcohol epidemiology and policy research supporting the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism's Alcohol Epidemiologic Data System and National Alcohol Education Program. She currently supports the Office of the Chief Financial Officer's performance management and strategic planning efforts within the Office of Justice Programs.