Learn to embrace data and all the information it can provide in this two-part webinar series. Prevention experts Kyle Barrington and Erin Ficker will show you how to use data-driven decision making to advance prevention outcomes and programs. Find out how organizations collect and use data in assessment, implementation, and evaluation of prevention programs. You'll see how you can use various types and sources of data in your everyday prevention work to ensure positive prevention outcomes. Take away strategies to overcome common barriers to collecting and using data.
Kyle Barrington, PhD, has over 30 years’ experience in the field of substance abuse prevention and treatment. His experiences include being a substance abuse counselor, director of a dual-diagnosis hospital unit for adults and youth, director of an emergency shelter for runaway and homeless youth, and evaluator for local and statewide organizations. Dr. Barrington has extensive experience evaluating the impact of alcohol and drug abuse prevention programs and practices. He has five published, peer-reviewed, articles, has been quoted in several scholarly articles, and has conducted over 200 program evaluations.
Erin Ficker serves as a Prevention Manager for the Great Lakes PTTC and has extensive experience working with community-based prevention providers. She also has experience in quality and process improvement coaching and training.