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Environmental prevention strategies (EPS) are population-based interventions that change the context in which people make decisions. “These strategies are important because they can alter the environment in ways that help large numbers of people make healthy decisions,” says presenter Chuck Klevgaard, Prevention Manager, Great Lakes PTTC. Effective Alcohol Policy: Strategies for Creating Environmental Change covers three types of environmental prevention strategies: Policy law and regulations Enforcing new laws and regulations Communication and social marketing  At the end of the webinar, you’ll take away information on how to: Fit environmental strategies into a comprehensive approach to prevention Assess your organization’s readiness and capacity to implement EPS Find the right partners to help you implement EPS Transcript_Effective Alcohol Policy - Strategies for Creating Environmental Change
Published: June 24, 2019
Multimedia
Informing Prevention 6-Part Webinar Series on Adolescents Part 5 of 6  The Effects of Drug Use such as Marijuana, on Adolescent Brain Development During this webinar you will understand the complexity of adolescent brain development. You will understand adolescent vulnerabilities to substance-use. Additionally, you will increase your knowledge of strategies for preventing adolescent substance-use disorder. PDF Slides Presenter: Glen Hanson, PhD, DDS
Published: June 5, 2019
eNewsletter or Blog
The National American Indian and Alaska Native Prevention Technology Transfer Center's first newsletter is entitled, "Early Intervention & Secondary Prevention." This publication addresses behavioral and mental health disorders at the primary care level, using the Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Model, and examples of successful interventions in Native communities.   To view the newsletter, please click here: 
Published: May 30, 2019
Multimedia
Register and participate in this FREE self-paced course on ACEs and toxic stress:   Course Description: Those working with young children have long known the importance of early experiences and relationships in healthy child development. Newer terms such as toxic stress and ACES are used when describing these not-so-new ideas, and are particularly important when working with families impacted by substance abuse.  During this online training, learners will expand their current knowledge about early development to include up-to-date science that is accessible and useful in daily real-life interactions. Using a case-based approach, participants will apply new knowledge to familiar scenarios to enhance their engagement with high-risk young children and families.   Objectives: After completion of this training, learners will: Distinguish healthy stress and experiences from toxic stress and ACES. Connect early development milestones to safe, supportive relationships. Apply lessons learned to infants and children exposed to parental substance use.   Note:  This New England PTTC self-paced course is hosted on the PTTC Network online learning platform Healtheknowledge.org.  You will need to create a free Healtheknowledge.org account to register and participate in the course.  After you have created your free account you will be able to register and participate in this free, self-paced course.  You will then also be set up to access in participate in all future New England PTTC self-paced courses and webinars.    
Published: May 28, 2019
Toolkit
Connecting Prevention Specialists to Native Communities; Connecting Prevention Specialists to Native Communities
Published: May 21, 2019
Print Media
This one page (two-sided) document describes the Great Lakes PTTC including our focus areas.
Published: March 15, 2019
Multimedia
Click the buttons below to view this webinar translated in Spanish or Portuguese     Prescription drugs have become an integral player in today’s opioid epidemic, but they had already been negatively impacting Hispanic and Latino communities in the United States. This webinar will describe how, utilizing the Strategic Prevention Framework, one Latino-serving organization in Georgia has been able to develop and deliver a bilingual, bi- cultural substance abuse prevention program to address prescription drugs for the past five years. Through the use of different environmental strategies, they have been able to increase the awareness of the problem in the community and develop solutions to recognize and prevent prescription drug misuse.
Published: February 12, 2019
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