Understanding Sustainability in Prevention: Part 1

The Great Lakes PTTC offers this training for prevention practitioners in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI. This training is offered in response of a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

This first in a two-part training series on sustainability of prevention will focus on the basics.  We will define prevention, explore the role of prevention in the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), and outline the approaches to sustainability.  This training is built from of research on what makes sustainability efforts successful and how you can consider sustainability from day one. 

Register for Part 2: Sustainability as a Key to Success


  • Define sustainability as part of the SPF process
  • List the components of prevention to sustain
  • Describe three approaches to sustainability
  • Describe three keys to sustainability success



Certificates of attendance will be emailed to all who attend the session in full.

PLEASE NOTE: Enrollment is capped at 50.  Please sign up early.  If you register and are not able to attend please let us know as soon as possible so that we can allow someone from the waiting list to join the training.  



Erin FickerErin Ficker serves as a prevention manager for the Great Lakes PTTC. For more than 14 years, Erin has been supporting communities to use evidence-based strategies and data-driven processes in substance abuse prevention planning and implementation.  She works with community-level prevention practitioners and schools to develop, implement, evaluate, and sustain prevention interventions. 



Starts: Aug. 19, 2021 1:30 pm
Ends: Aug. 19, 2021 3:30 pm
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