Media Literacy 101 for Substance Misuse Prevention Practitioners

This 1.5-hour webinar will introduce substance misuse prevention professionals to the basics of media literacy. Media literacy education provides the tools necessary to analyze and understand the impact of media on our everyday decision making.  Participants will identify different types of media and practice analyzation strategies and skills.


  • Define media literacy and explain the importance of being media literate.
  • Analyze several types of media.
  • Teach media literacy basics to middle school and high school aged individuals.


Registrants who fully attend this event or training will receive a certificate of attendance via email within two weeks after the event or training.


Photo: Christi Valentini-Lackner

Christi Valentini-Lackner, OCPC

Christi Valentini-Lackner is the Chief Program Officer for Community Strategies at PreventionFIRST!. She is an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant (OCPC) who has worked in the prevention field for over 20 years. Christi has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Ohio University, is the Vice President  for the Ohio Prevention Professionals Association and serves on the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board’s Education and Training Committee.  In 2016, she received the ADAPAO Advocate of the Year Award. Christi is an Ohio Coaching and Mentoring (OCAM) Network coach and mentor. The Ohio Coaching & Mentoring Network (OCAM) is a statewide initiative providing capacity building and workforce development for prevention professionals. The OCAM Network is a diverse team of experienced and certified Ohio prevention professionals.

The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

Starts: Jun. 20, 2024 1:00 pm
Ends: Jun. 20, 2024 2:30 pm
Registration Deadline
June 20, 2024
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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