Preventing Underage Cannabis Use: Risk/Protective Factors & Effective Communication, Q&A session with Gisela Rots (PTTC Cannabis Prevention Working Group)

January 18, 2023

The PTTC Cannabis Prevention Working Group developed a two-module, 2.5-hour webinar course on how to address youth cannabis use. The course presented new information about how the perception of harm and related factors impact youth cannabis use are emerging, the research behind those factors, as well as evidence-informed strategies for addressing them. Now, we are pleased to offer you a live session about the course with the developer, Gisela Rots. Gisela will provide a quick overview and recap of the course and be available to clarify any questions you may have about the content.


View the Course on HealtheKnowledge


About the Presenter: Gisela Rots, a public health expert and highly skilled trainer, leads programs that improve outcomes for vulnerable populations through the use of evidence-based strategies. She specializes in substance misuse prevention, youth risk prevention, and building resilience. For over 15 years, she has managed award-winning training programs, integrated trauma-informed approaches into prevention, designed successful social marketing campaigns, advised state agencies and community coalitions, and developed cross-sector partnerships to improve services. Rots translates research into practice to address implementation hurdles across community, social, demographic, and environmental contexts. She is the director of the Center for Strategic Prevention Support (CSPS) and consults for Prevention Solutions@EDC.

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