Join us for this webinar to review the latest data on ENDS/vaping research and prevention, including current trends in use among youth and young adults, types of ENDS products and devices available today, federal and state tobacco policy, and strategies to talk with students and children about vaping and prevention. This webinar will be informative for prevention professionals new to discussing ENDS, vaping and tobacco prevention, and will provide a review of current data and trends for experienced prevention professionals. It may also be of interest to educators or those working with youth in other capacities who are interested in learning more about vaping and prevention.
Speaker: Tricia Dahl
Tricia Dahl is a senior Research Assistant at Yale School of Medicine working directly for Dr. Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin. Since 2001, she has worked on a number of clinical trials in the area of adult and adolescent substance abuse. She has done extensive work with adults who are heavy drinkers in an effort to find an effective way to treat alcoholism. She has also been involved in researching the effects of e-cigarettes on adolescent behavior as part of Yale’s Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science, which recently completed a 5 year grant looking at how flavors, and sweeteners affect the initiation and development of addiction to current tobacco and modified risk tobacco products. Ms. Dahl has been extensively involved in the dissemination of research findings about e-cigarettes to local communities, including schools, both public and private, PTAs, athletic coaches and school administration, town councils, and Juvenile Review Boards. She has traveled to over 70 schools in Connecticut where she has presented talks about adolescent vaping behaviors and potential concerns to parents, administrator, teachers and students.
About the webinar: This webinar is hosted by the New England PTTC, a program funded by SAMHSA, in response to an identified need for training on vaping prevention. Participants who complete the full webinar will receive a certificate of participation for 1 contact hour. No partial credit will be awarded.