Selecting and Implementing Evidence-based Practices to Address Substance Misuse Among Young Adults webinar

Young adults are an important population for substance use prevention efforts. This webinar will review the process of developing an evidence- based guide on substance use prevention for young adults, including:

  • reviewing the literature and science
  • examining emerging and best practices, determining key components of peer-reviewed models that effect policies and programs
  • identifying challenges and gaps in implementation.

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Kim Dash is a senior research scientist with Education Development Center. Her work focuses on translating research and practice on disease and risk prevention into evidence-informed interventions that improve public health. Dr. Dash recently served as a subject matter expert for the development of SAMHSA’s Evidence-Based Substance Misuse Prevention for Emerging Adults guidebook and as the scientific advisor for SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies. She has led a national initiative to grow the evidence base in substance misuse prevention working with more than 500 community-based organizations to refine program elements and develop their evaluation capacity.  She has an MPH from the University of North Carolina and PhD in Child, Youth, and Family Policy from Brandeis University.




Starts: Dec. 12, 2019 10:00 am
Ends: Dec. 12, 2019 11:30 am
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