Many of us know and agree that diversity, equity, and inclusion are important considerations in prevention practice. In this webinar, we will discuss action steps, both personally and professionally, to bring the conversation of equity to life.
By the end of the webinar participants will be able to:
- Define foundational terms like disparity, equity, inequity and social determinants of health
- Describe how to prioritize equity in prevention planning
- Describe why equity is an ethical and practical component of our prevention job competencies
Date and Times
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
10:00 am – 11:30 am Alaska
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific
12:00 pm – 01:30 pm Mountain
Prevention practitioners, allied health partners and community members working to prevent substance misuse in tribes, communities, and states in HHS Region 10 (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington).
Nicole M. Augustine, MPH, MCHES, PS, is the Founder & CEO of RIZE Consultants, LLC, a strategic consulting firm founded in January 2015. RIZE provides advisory services that increase performance, prioritize diversity, and cultivate the development of equitable and inclusive work environments. RIZE is anchored in a core value: Diversity breeds innovation. Nicole received her B.A. in Sociology from Cornell University and her Master of Public Health from The George Washington University School of Public Health. Nicole has served as the Project Coordinator for the Southeast PTTC, the Project Director of the NC Behavioral Health Equity Initiative, and the Prevention Director for the Addiction Professionals of NC. Nicole currently serves as an Advanced Implementation Specialist with the Opioid Response Network. This network is building trust across justice, corrections and medical systems to address the opioid and stimulants crisis.
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance for 1.5 hours for this live webinar.