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Preventing Youth Vaping (Series) Part 2 of 2: Policy Recommendations and Promising Practices for Addressing Youth Vaping
December 15, 2020

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

Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip

December 15, 2020, 1-2:30 PM EST

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This webinar will examine potential policy recommendations and promising practices that may help reduce and prevent youth vaping. Due to the recency of the spread of vaping, there has been insufficient time for research to confirm evidence-based programs that can specifically prevent vaping. However, based on knowledge of the risk factors for vaping, as well as of the evidence-based tobacco and marijuana prevention and cessation programs, several promising practices exist. This webinar is an update to the Preventing Youth Vaping Part II webinar that was offered on August 6, 2020.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the importance of youth vaping as a prevention priority

  • Explore prevalence data on vaping, tobacco, and marijuana product use

  • Discuss known risk factors for vaping use

  • Identify areas where further research is required


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 T/TA to numerous organizations. 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.

Emily Patton, MS

Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip holds a Masters of Science in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology from Swansea University and a Postgraduate Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Edinburgh. She offers significant professional experience in the fields of public policy development and analysis, criminal justice research, data collection and analysis, program development, and performance management.


HOSTS

This training was developed under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC), Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC), Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) task orders (Reference #s 1H79TI080210, 3H79SM081785, and 1H79SP081018) and is for training use only. Learn more about the Central East ATTC, Central East MHTTC, and Central East PTTC. The Central East ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC are managed by The Danya Institute.