2024 Workforce Development Series

Published:
December 14, 2023

2024 Workforce Development Series

Communications Strategies and Essentials for the Prevention Workforce

The Southeast PTTC is committed to addressing collective needs of the prevention workforce through the development and adaptation of culturally appropriate training products and services for the Southeast Region. The overall goal of this 3-part series is to build capacity of the Prevention Workforce to deliver effective prevention strategies and programs, support individuals working towards IC&RC Prevention Certification, and build knowledge and skills in a variety of training topics aligned to SAMHSA Priorities.

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In this highly interactive follow-up session, participants will build on knowledge gained from Parts 1 and 2. From prior sessions, we learned about the importance of interpersonal communication and ways to apply active listening and public speaking techniques. To be strategic in effectively communicating their work, participants will engage in planning and outlining a sample communication plan to support their organizational work.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss interpersonal and group communication techniques
  2. Identify how coalitions can plan for effective communication across their strategic plans
  3. Develop a communication plan for their coalition or agency

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In this follow-up session, participants will build on knowledge gained from session one, while focusing in the importance of the relationship in one-on-one communication settings and will work on their specific mastery of active listening and public speaking. Participants will engage in their own planning to be strategic in effectively communicating their work implementing their strategic plan.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the importance of interpersonal communication and apply principles of active listening
  2. Hone skills in public speaking
  3. Discuss interpersonal and group communication techniques
  4. Identify how coalitions can plan for effective communication across their strategic plans

Part 1 – Watch Now

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In this interactive session, participants will identify the importance of effective communication while engaging in hands-on learning, developing effective techniques to reach specific populations of focus in their community. Participants will further reflect on how to effectively market their strategies to be effective in achieving population-level change.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the importance of communication for community coalitions
  2. Recognize techniques to enhance promotion of strategies through communication
  3. Identify marketing techniques effective for community coalitions

Presenters:

headshot of Stephanie  StrutnerStephanie Strutner

A retired substance use prevention coalition director, Stephanie Strutner, MPH owns and operates an independent consulting firm, Catalyst Evaluation Group, through which she provides support to clients through measuring impact and conducting biostatistical and epidemiological analyses. She also serves as consultant and trainer for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) where she teaches the intensive three-week National Coalition Academy for the Office of National Drug Control Policy. She is a trainer and consultant for the Alliance of Better Nonprofits in Knoxville where she helps support local charities to operate using effective business models and evaluate effectiveness to achieve sustainability and serves as the part-time CEO for the Prevention Alliance of Tennessee.

headshot of carlton hallCarlton Hall

Carlton Hall is the President and CEO of Carlton Hall Consulting LLC (CHC), a multi-faceted, full-service consulting firm designed to provide customized solutions and enable measurable change for communities, organizations, families, and individuals. Carlton Hall has been providing intensive substance abuse prevention focused and community problem solving services to the nation for the last 25 years. Currently, Carlton and the CHC team provide executive training and technical assistance support to the Southeast PTTC (Region 4)

CONTACT HOUR ELIGIBILITY
In order to be eligible for the stated contact hours/certificate of attendance, you must join the live webinar on the video platform.
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] before the start of the webinar so that we can assist you.

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