Putting the Research to Work: What Works in Prevention

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Date: August 24, 2022 Blank space (transparent) for table Format: Webinar Blank space (transparent) for table Contact Hours: 1.25 NAADAC
Time: 1 PM—2:30 PM ET Blank space (transparent) for table Cost: FREE Blank space (transparent) for table Target Audience: Prevention Professionals

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The webinar will focus on evidence-based prevention strategies and introduce the "What Works in Prevention and What doesn't in West Virginia (WV)" guide and training to educate decision-makers and those wanting to support prevention in WV. The webinar will provide tips to create your guide similar to the one in WV.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Explore the importance of clear, consistent prevention messaging that promotes evidence-based strategies
  2. Identify how to create a large initiative based around proven research

 


PRESENTERS

Elizabeth ShahanElizabeth Shahan, MSW, LGSW, ICPS, PSII, is the Executive Director of West Virginia Prevention Solutions, Inc. She has been with the organization for 13 years. She is a licensed social worker and a certified as a Prevention Specialist II. She provides training throughout West Virginia educating professionals, community members, parents, and youth in an array of substance use issues, data, and solutions. She also works with community members and stakeholders to create sustainable positive change using data-driven individual interventions and environmental strategies to prevent substance use.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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Jonnie KiferJonnie Kifer, MS, PSII, ICPS, is a Certified Prevention Specialist II in West Virginia and a Certified Prevention Specialist with IC&RC. She works with West Virginia Prevention Solutions in Clarksburg, WV. She has been working in various types of prevention for all of her life, and excels at community-based organizing and research. Jonnie learned the value of prevention at a young age and has leveraged that unique knowledge to fuel her passion for empowering people to make the change they want to see in their own communities. Her core prevention value is that wherever we live; we have the obligation to make it a healthier and safer place for everyone to live.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

*CONTACT HOUR ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for the 1.25 NAADAC contact hours/certificate of attendance, you must join the live webinar in Zoom.

Certificates must be requested within one week of the event and will be processed within 30 days.

If you are having issues accessing the room/application at the time of the event: Please email [email protected] at the start of the webinar so that we can assist you.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

If you are in need of any special accommodations, please notify the Central East PTTC Webinar Team three weeks in advance of the event, or as soon as possible, by emailing [email protected]

Starts: Aug. 24, 2022 1:00 pm
Ends: Aug. 24, 2022 2:30 pm
Timezone:
US/Eastern
Registration Deadline
August 24, 2022
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