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  In this 90-minute interactive webinar, participants will learn how the principles, tools, and approaches to continuous quality improvement (CQI) can optimize their prevention work. Additionally, we will discuss how to incorporate the key tools of CQI – including the Plan, Do, Study, Act cycle from NIATx – into all phases of your prevention work to ensure your programs are efficient, effective, and stay on track. The application of CQI throughout the SPF process with a focus on the implementation phase will also be explored.   Access webinar materials: Download and printable presentation slides Download and printable improvement worksheet  Download and printable Prevention and CQI Job Aid   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Define Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Describe how CQI applies to the Strategic Prevention Framework Apply CQI tools to evidence-based programs with consideration of fidelity   PRESENTER:  Erin Ficker, MPAff, CSPS  Erin Ficker serves as a prevention manager for the Great Lakes PTTC. For more than 16 years, Erin has worked in substance abuse prevention 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 in the development, implementation, evaluation, and sustainability of prevention interventions.    
Published: December 18, 2023
eNewsletter or Blog
The Great Lakes Current is the e-newsletter of the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC.   The December 2023 issue shares recorded content on wound care and xylazine, social media basics for preventionists, an infographic on providing behavioral healthcare to people living with HIV, and SAMHSA's tips for supporting your mental health through the holidays. As always, you will also find links to all upcoming events and trainings hosted by the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC!   Make sure you're subscribed to our email contact list, so you never miss a month of The Great Lakes Current newsletter and thank you for reading!
Published: December 7, 2023
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  To prevent substance misuse among our youth, we must enhance protective factors and reduce risk factors. Join this webinar to learn how to build protective factors in the youth in a straight-forward, easy to implement way using the Social Development Strategy.   LEARNING OBJECTIVES By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to: Name the elements of the Social Development Strategy Describe how the elements of the Social Development Strategy interact to create protective factors List a minimum of three ways that the Social Development Strategy can be incorporated into daily interactions and prevention strategies with youth   PRESENTATION RESOURCES Printable presentation slides SDS Assessment Tool Printable version of the participant workbook Flipbook version of the participant workbook    
Published: December 5, 2023
Print Media
This infographic was created to help guide substance misuse prevention professionals in social media efforts using Facebook and LinkedIn. The document includes definitions, tools, and tips to help get you started.   This infographic was created to help guide substance misuse prevention professionals in social media efforts using Facebook and LinkedIn. The document includes definitions, tools, and tips to help get you started.
Published: November 22, 2023
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  Is your organization as welcoming and responsive to the LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) population as it could be? How can we facilitate more affirming and effective prevention services for members of the LGBTQ+ community? In this webinar, we will explore some of the ways we can increase positive outcomes with LGBTQ+ individuals, from outward-facing initial points of contact with our organizations to long-term internal actions toward increased representation and leadership.  We will also hear from a panel of LGBTQ+-identified young adults about their experiences with prevention providers and their thoughts for the field moving forward.   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After the training, participants will be able to: Review their own workplace practices with an eye to where processes could be made more welcoming and affirming Implement workplace practices that have been shown to increase positive behavioral health outcomes for LGBTQ+ individuals Integrate the perspectives of individual LGBTQ+-identified young adults into their prevention work   PRESENTER: Marissa Carlson, MS, CPS Marissa is the Executive Director of the NH Teen Institute, a leadership development nonprofit working with middle & high school students from around NH & New England in a variety of areas including substance misuse prevention, peer mentoring, and creating positive school & community climate.   As part of her role at TI, she oversees and facilitates training for youth participants, youth & adult volunteer program staff, and outside behavioral health and education professionals.  She is a trainer for multiple workshops developed through SAMHSA systems, and is a member of the advisory council of the New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC).  In addition, she is the President of the Prevention Certification Board of NH, the NH Prevention delegate to the IC&RC, and serves as the chairperson of the Prevention Specialist credentialing committee.  Outside of her prevention work, Marissa is a founding member of Mill City Productions, a theatre company in Western Massachusetts.  She graduated from Pomona College with a BA in Psychology, received an MS in Nonprofit Management from Bay Path University, and has been a Certified Prevention Specialist since 2011.    
Published: November 2, 2023
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Recording: A Focus on Coalition Best Practices      This 90-minute webinar will provide attendees with a deeper understanding of how and why we use coalitions in substance misuse prevention efforts. We will focus on research-based best practices for coalition functioning, structure, membership, and leadership.  Participants will engage in discussion on their experiences, successes, and challenges in community coalition work in their area.     LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Define coalitions Describe why coalitions are essential to prevention List research-based best practices for coalitions Understand the importance of a diverse coalition that reflects the community population     PRESENTERS:  Erin Ficker Erin Ficker serves as a prevention manager for the Great Lakes PTTC. For more than 16 years, Erin has worked in substance abuse prevention 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 in the development, implementation, evaluation, and sustainability of prevention interventions. Michelle Majeres  Michelle Majeres is a senior prevention specialist with over 18 years in the field and lives in South Dakota. She is an experienced trainer in substance misuse prevention, suicide prevention and mental health promotion. Michelle is trained to deliver several evidence-based prevention programs.  She brings extensive experience as a trainer and technical assistance (T/TA) provider. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with an emphasis on Social Work and Human Resources from South Dakota State University. She is also a Certified Prevention Specialist.  
Published: October 27, 2023
Print Media
Many prevention specialists may not have experience working with immigrant, refugee, asylum-seeking individuals. It is important to learn about these communities in order to deliver substance misuse prevention programs that are culturally responsive and effective. This guide and job aid were created to offer prevention professionals basic information that may useful when working with immigrant populations in the Great Lakes region (Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Ohio).
Published: October 11, 2023
eNewsletter or Blog
The Great Lakes Current is the e-newsletter of the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC.   The October 2023 issue honors National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, National Youth Substance Use Prevention Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, World Mental Health Day (October 10), and the newest installment of the NIATx in New Places blog series on the ATTC/NIATx Service Improvement Blog! As always, you will also find links to all upcoming events and trainings hosted by the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC!    
Published: October 5, 2023
eNewsletter or Blog
The Great Lakes Current is the e-newsletter of the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC.   The November 2023 issue honors National Native American Heritage Month, National Homelessness Awareness Month, and a brand-new Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy intensive technical assistance opportunity. As always, you will also find links to all upcoming events and trainings hosted by the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC.   Make sure you're subscribed to our email contact list, so you never miss a month of The Great Lakes Current newsletter and thank you for reading!
Published: October 5, 2023
Print Media
Chicago Strategic Action Plan National Prevention Network Conference 2023 Poster Session, August 15, 2023   Tyiesha Trina, Great Lakes PTTC Building Our Leadership and Diversity (BOLD) Prevention Fellow, worked closely with Chief of Staff, Rafael Rivera, Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Substance Use Prevention on the Chicago Strategic Action Plan. This citywide initiative is focused on: Establishing a strategic action council comprised of prevention leaders, diverse youth, and stakeholders who share common objectives that promote the well-being for Chicago’s youth. Creating a portfolio of culturally responsive and trauma-informed strategies that demonstrate diversity, equity, inclusion, leveraged resources, braided funding, and other partnerships to maximize systemic impact. Developing guidance for local or affinity groups to create and implement collective impact strategic plan. Download the poster for more information.     Fellowship Description The Building Our Leadership and Diversity (BOLD) Prevention Fellowship Program (PFP) is focused on increasing the number of prevention scientists working within Black/African American communities and building their capacity to identify and chronicle programs, practices, and policies proven effective in reducing substance misuse risk factors and consequences and promoting mental health and protective factors or assets in Black/African American communities. The 2023 BOLD Fellows received mentorship from prevention staff in the state, territory, jurisdiction, national organization, and/or federally-recognized tribe or other American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN/) community associated with their placement and were exposed to the day-to-day workings of the site. This was a paid fellowship. Fellows worked on projects as assigned by their placement approximately half of the time and dedicated the other half of their time to learning and capacity development activities coordinated by the Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) network.   Tyiesha Trina, Great Lakes PTTC Building Our Leadership and Diversity (BOLD) Prevention Fellow  
Published: September 28, 2023
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RECORDING: The Importance of Advocacy for Prevention: What It Is and Tips for Conducting It The purpose of this webinar is to increase the understanding and skills for prevention specialists to plan, facilitate, and implement advocacy strategies to support prevention goals. Presenters will explore the distinctions between advocacy and lobbying and outline the importance of advocacy in prevention work.   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Describe the basic principles of advocacy Explain the distinctions between advocacy and lobbying Recognize the importance of advocacy for prevention Identify the first steps necessary for developing an advocacy effort   PRESENTERS:  Josh Esrick, MPPP Josh Esrick, MPP is the Chief of Training and Technical Assistance at Carnevale Associates, LLC. Mr. Esrick has over ten years of experience researching, writing, evaluating, and presenting on substance use prevention and other behavioral health topics. He is an expert in providing training and technical assistance (TTA) in substance use, having overseen the development of hundreds of TTA products for numerous clients, including six of SAMHSA’s ten regional Prevention Technology Transfer Centers (PTTCs), the PTTC Network Coordinating Office, the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) and Mental Health Technology Transfer Centers (MHTTC), and SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT). These trainings and products have covered a wide range of topics, including strategic planning, data collection and analysis, and identifying evidence-based prevention interventions for youth. In addition to TTA, Mr. Esrick has directly provided many of these services to behavioral health agencies and other entities. He has published several academic journal articles. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master of Public Policy from George Washington University. Emily Patton, MSc, PgDIP Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip holds a Masters of Science in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology from Swansea University and a Postgraduate Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Edinburgh. She offers significant professional experience in the fields of public policy development and analysis, criminal justice research, data collection and analysis, program development, and performance management.    
Published: September 20, 2023
eNewsletter or Blog
The Great Lakes Current is the e-newsletter of the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC.   The September 2023 issue honors National Recovery Month, National Hispanic Heritage Month, Addiction Professionals Appreciation Day (September 20), and the 10th anniversary of the ATTC/NIATx Service Improvement Blog! As always, you will also find links to all upcoming events and trainings hosted by the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC!      
Published: September 7, 2023
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RECORDING: Understanding and Implementing Indicated Prevention Strategies   This is the third webinar in the three-part series focused on implementing prevention strategies across the continuum of care. This 90-minute webinar will provide insight and information on how prevention professionals can plan for and implement indicated prevention strategies. Indicated prevention strategies are delivered to populations/groups of individuals who have exhibited high risk behaviors but have not been diagnosed with a substance misuse disorder. It is essential for prevention professionals to understand how to plan for, select, and implement indicated prevention strategies. Indicated prevention strategies can be a part of a comprehensive approach to prevention in your community to help reach desired outcomes.   This is a 3-part webinar series. View the recordings of past sessions using the following links: Recording: Prevention Across the Continuum, August 10, 2023 Recording: Understanding and Implementing Selective Prevention Strategies, August 23, 2023   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Participants will be able to: Define indicated prevention Explain indicated prevention to existing and potential partners Identify effective indicated prevention strategies that can support their comprehensive approach to prevention Understand the importance of delivering/implementing indicated evidenced-based strategies with fidelity     PRESENTER:  Ashley Bodiford, MPH, MS, CSPS, ICPS Ashley Bodiford, MPH, MS, CSPS, ICPS, is the Director of Prevention at LRADAC in which she develops, implements and maintains effective prevention services for Richland and Lexington counties in South Carolina. In her previous role at LRADAC, she served as the Alcohol Enforcement Team Coordinator in which she developed and implemented evidence-based programs to reduce underage drinking and impaired driving. Mrs. Bodiford has worked in the field of substance use prevention since 2010 and is skilled in universal, selective, and indicated prevention strategies. Mrs. Bodiford has served on the South Carolina Association of Prevention Professionals and Advocates (SCAPPA) board for several years, and served as the organization’s president from 2018-2020. Mrs. Bodiford holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Developmental Psychology, a Master in Public Health and a Master in Human Services.  
Published: September 1, 2023
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  Recording: Telling the Story - What do You Know About Underage Drinking in Your State?   Webinar Resource:  Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking   With so many data resources available, how does one know what’s important, useful, and accessible? Participation in this webinar may provide insights into your current interventions, help identify collaborators, and highlight best practices. This webinar will present highlights from the recently published Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking from the federal Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD). The presenters will share national and state data on the policies, programs, and practices used to prevent and reduce underage drinking specific to the Great Lakes region (HHS Region 5). Presenters will explore the importance of increased collaboration across sectors in the changing landscape around underage drinking. Guidance will be provided on how to use the resources on the ICCPUD website including individual State Performance & Best Practices (SPBP) Reports. PRESENTERS:  Robert M. Vincent, MS.ED Rob Vincent is Associate Administrator for Alcohol Policy at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), where he advises the agency on alcohol policy issues and coordinates alcohol-related prevention and treatment activities. He also chairs the Agency Representatives Committee of the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking. Mr. Vincent has worked in the substance misuse field at the local, state, and federal levels since 1988. He has worked in the area of substance misuse prevention, intervention, and treatment for more than 35 years as a nationally certified clinician, and has served as the director for Counseling and Assistance Programs for the U.S. Navy and Public Education. Rob served as the principal investigator of the Olympia Effective Adolescent Grant, and as a consultant specializing in the implementation of school-based prevention and treatment programs for several states. He received his Master of Science in Education Degree from Southern Illinois University. Alicia Sparks, PhD, MPH  Alicia Sparks has more than 10 years of experience at the nexus of policy and behavioral health research—including designing, implementing, and evaluating studies, programs, and policies—with a particular focus on systems-level change to prevent alcohol misuse and related harms. She is the current project director for NIAAA’s Alcohol Policy Information System as well as SAMHSA’s STOP Act to Prevent Underage Drinking Report to Congress. She has led the development of numerous publications intended for broad public dissemination. These include comprehensive guides on various substance use and mental health topics for community coalitions; the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health; and many peer-reviewed manuscripts with accompanying infographics to translate the research into practice.   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Identify trends in underage drinking in the Great Lakes region. Describe the importance of cross-sector collaboration. List key resources available to support prevention planning. Access and use online resources to inform their underage drinking prevention efforts.   The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders. 
Published: August 30, 2023
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Recording: Understanding and Implementing Selective Prevention Strategies   This is the second webinar in the three-part series focused on implementing prevention strategies across the continuum of care. This 90-minute webinar will focus on the selection and implementation of selective prevention strategies. Selective prevention efforts are more targeted than universal strategies and are focused on populations identified as having risk factors that put them at greater risk for developing substance use disorders. In this webinar we will focus on how implementing selective prevention strategies can be a key component of helping you reach your prevention outcomes. It is essential for prevention professionals to understand the components of selective prevention as they work to identify focus populations and matched strategies.   This is a 3-part webinar series. View the session one in the series and register now for the session three using the following links: RECORDING: Prevention Across the Continuum August 10, 2023 Understanding and Implementing Indicated Prevention Strategies, August 31, 2023, 9:30-11:00 AM CT PRESENTER:  Ashley Bodiford, MPS, MS, CSPS, ICPS Ashley Bodiford, MPH, MS, CSPS, ICPS, is the Director of Prevention at LRADAC in which she develops, implements and maintains effective prevention services for Richland and Lexington counties in South Carolina. In her previous role at LRADAC, she served as the Alcohol Enforcement Team Coordinator in which she developed and implemented evidence-based programs to reduce underage drinking and impaired driving. Mrs. Bodiford has worked in the field of substance use prevention since 2010 and is skilled in universal, selective, and indicated prevention strategies. Mrs. Bodiford has served on the South Carolina Association of Prevention Professionals and Advocates (SCAPPA) board for several years, and served as the organization’s president from 2018-2020. Mrs. Bodiford holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Developmental Psychology, a Master in Public Health and a Master in Human Services.
Published: August 23, 2023
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Recording: Prevention Across the Continuum    This is the first webinar in a three-part series on implementing prevention strategies across the continuum of care. Prevention plays a critical role throughout the continuum of care and understanding this role can prepare prevention professionals to be the most effective in their work. Having a solid understanding of this model is one of the first steps prevention professional should grasp. Join us for an interactive webinar series that outlines each component of the continuum, and the role prevention has throughout, as well as identifying areas that prevention can serve in a supportive role as communities work collaboratively to reduce substance misuse. Information about the other two webinars can be found here:   This is a 3-part webinar series. Register now for the upcoming sessions using the following links: Understanding and Implementing Selective Prevention Strategies, August 23, 2023, 9:30-11:00 AM CT Understanding and Implementing Indicated Prevention Strategies, August 31, 2023, 9:30-11:00 AM CT   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Participants will be able to: Discuss the overall continuum of care and the role in which prevention plays throughout List prevention strategies that can be implemented in each portion of the continuum Identify how and who to connect with when working across the continuum of care   PRESENTER: Ashley Bodiford, MPH, MS, CSPS, ICP Ashley Bodiford, MPH, MS, CSPS, ICPS, is the Director of Prevention at LRADAC in which she develops, implements and maintains effective prevention services for Richland and Lexington counties in South Carolina. In her previous role at LRADAC, she served as the Alcohol Enforcement Team Coordinator in which she developed and implemented evidence-based programs to reduce underage drinking and impaired driving. Mrs. Bodiford has worked in the field of substance use prevention since 2010 and is skilled in universal, selective, and indicated prevention strategies. Mrs. Bodiford has served on the South Carolina Association of Prevention Professionals and Advocates (SCAPPA) board for several years, and served as the organization’s president from 2018-2020. Mrs. Bodiford holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Developmental Psychology, a Master in Public Health and a Master in Human Services.   The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.  
Published: August 10, 2023
eNewsletter or Blog
The Great Lakes Current is the e-newsletter of the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC.   The August 2023 issue honors International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31), opioid overdose prevention training on HealtheKnowledge, and the newest NIATx in New Places series blog post written by Lynn Madden, PhD, MPA.  And as always, you will find links to all upcoming events and trainings hosted by the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC!      
Published: August 3, 2023
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RECORDING: Working Together: Understanding How Community Coalitions Can Partner with College Campus Prevention   DESCRIPTION:  This webinar will provide insight and tips on how your community coalitions can work with the higher education campuses in your community. These partnerships are essential for effective prevention and to support and enhance each other’s prevention efforts. In the webinar, we will discuss common challenges to working together, including working around academic calendars, understanding and partnering with administrative hierarchies, dealing with changing student populations, and responding to shifting priorities of the college/university leadership. Effective collaboration can bring the community together and ultimately help both partners to achieve their shared and individual outcomes, creating a stronger and healthier community.   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Participants will be able to: Describe how to identify and build relationships with campus-based stakeholders Recognize current trends in higher education that provide an entry point for collaboration Discuss ways community coalitions and campus partners can work together toward shared prevention outcomes List strategies for and building sustainable year-round partnerships   PRESENTER:  Sally Linowski, PhD, CHES Sally Linowski, PhD, CHES, has 30 years of experience in substance use prevention, community building and teaching in higher education. She serves as a consultant to campuses nationally on the strategic implementation of comprehensive prevention programs, including extensive experience ensuring compliance with federal mandates and planning and implementing individual and environmental prevention approaches. She has expertise in building meaningful campus and town partnerships and engaging students in addressing off campus student concerns as peer leaders. Sally is the founder and past co-chair of the Campus and Community Coalition to Reduce High Risk Drinking at UMass Amherst. Sally has had various leadership roles including Associate Director of University Health Services, Director of the Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Associate Dean of Students, and Senior Director, Off Campus Student Life and Community Engagement at UMass Amherst, where she oversaw the Off Campus Student Center, Sorority and Fraternity Life, and Student Parent Programs. Sally is currently a Lecturer in Health Promotion and Policy at UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences, and founder/co-chair of the Campus and Community Coalition to Reduce High Risk Drinking.
Published: July 27, 2023
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  The Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC are dedicated to integrating cultural responsiveness into all our training and technical assistance offerings. We aim to help develop workforce competencies to provide equitable and inclusive care to all. Download this guide to learn more about our growing inventory of evidence-based trainings designed to improve the delivery of culturally-responsive prevention, treatment, and recovery approaches!   If you have questions about the culturally-responsive trainings we currently offer or suggestions for additional culturally-responsive trainings that would support the behavioral health workforces in our region, please contact:  Alfredo Cerrato, Senior Cultural & Workforce Development Officer ([email protected])  
Published: July 7, 2023
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RECORDING: Demystifying Alcohol Policy Strategies: Planning and Implementation   DESCRIPTION: This 90-minute webinar will provide details on how practitioners can plan for and implement effective policy strategies. This webinar seeks to demystify policy work for practitioners and increase their comfort with and ability to engage in it effectively. The presenter will explore model policies, including successful approaches to working across settings and the importance of partners and leadership.   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Identify model policies and their essential components Explain the role of leadership in policy development and implementation. Describe the importance of understanding the opposition in policy implementation Define strategies to counteract existing harmful policies.   This was a three-part webinar series.  Each session was recorded. The two previous session recordings can be found at the following links. June 15, RECORDING: Policy and Prevention: Understanding Effective Alcohol Policy Strategies June 22, RECORDING: How COVID Changed Alcohol Policy   PRESENTER: Maureen Busalacchi  Maureen Busalacchi is currently the Director of the Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project (WisAPP) at the Medical College of Wisconsin Comprehensive Injury Center. She has had decades of experience in public health policy and systems change as she ran Smoke-Free Wisconsin and lead successful smoke-free air and tobacco tax campaigns. She also chaired the State Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs (SCAODA) ad-hoc committee which rolled out the report on how to reduce excessive drinking in Wisconsin earlier this year. She currently is co-chair of Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA) Public Affairs Committee. Maureen is a frequent presenter at state and national conferences on advocacy, systems change and public health issues.  Recently, she served at the Advancing a Healthier Endowment at MCW as a program manager advising in policy and systems change applicants and over 45 grantees. She served as an advisor to the Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute and WI Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (WIPHL), and a mentor for the Wisconsin Women’s Policy Institute. She has served on a city council and president of her children’s PTO and neighborhood association. She lives in Madison with her husband, daughters, dogs, and a large bird.
Published: June 29, 2023
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Recording - Policy and Prevention: How COVID Changed Alcohol Policy   DESCRIPTION: This 90-minute webinar will focus on the changing landscape of alcohol policies since the beginning of the COVID pandemic. The webinar will discuss the policy changes, the impact of COVID on excessive drinking behaviors, and the data available to understand these shifts. Additionally, the webinar will explore how and why these policies harm communities and youth. The presenter will discuss how to reverse or change COVID era policies and working with community members to bring about change.   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Review alcohol landscape pre-COVID Discuss the rapid policy changes during COVID asking for participant examples Share data showing impact of COVID on excessive drinking and alcohol-related mortality Explain the 3-Tier System and proposals that are breaking that system down   This is a 3-part webinar series. Register now for the upcoming session or listen to the recordings using the links below. June 15, RECORDING: Policy and Prevention: Understanding Effective Alcohol Policy Strategies June 22, RECORDING: How COVID Changed Alcohol Policy June 29, RECORDING: Demystifying Alcohol Policy Strategies: Planning and Implementation   PRESENTER: Maureen Busalacchi Maureen Busalacchi, is currently the Director of the Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project (WisAPP) at the Medical College of Wisconsin Comprehensive Injury Center. She has had decades of experience in public health policy and systems change as she ran Smoke-Free Wisconsin and lead successful smoke-free air and tobacco tax campaigns. She also chaired the State Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs (SCAODA) ad-hoc committee which rolled out the report on how to reduce excessive drinking in Wisconsin earlier this year. She currently is co-chair of Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA) Public Affairs Committee. Maureen is a frequent presenter at state and national conferences on advocacy, systems change and public health issues.  Recently, she served at the Advancing a Healthier Endowment at MCW as a program manager advising in policy and systems change applicants and over 45 grantees. She served as an advisor to the Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute and WI Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (WIPHL), and a mentor for the Wisconsin Women’s Policy Institute. She has served on a city council and president of her children’s PTO and neighborhood association. She lives in Madison with her husband, daughters, dogs, and a large bird.
Published: June 23, 2023
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Recording: Policy and Prevention: Understanding Effective Alcohol Policy Strategies   DESCRIPTION: This 90-minute webinar will focus on defining alcohol policy, connecting policy strategies to a comprehensive prevention approach. The presenter will focus on critical ingredients for practitioners interested in working on policy in a variety of settings including schools, communities, and other organizations.  Additionally, the webinar will explore how to incorporate an equity lens in the development and modification of policy.   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Define alcohol policy in a public health context List the steps for initiating and updating alcohol policy in different settings Consider ways to incorporate an equity lens into policy development or modification efforts Describe the key stake holders and the importance of building strong relationships   This is a 3-part webinar series. Register now for the upcoming sessions using the links below. June 22, RECORDING: How COVID Changed Alcohol Policy June 29, RECORDING: Demystifying Alcohol Policy Strategies: Planning and Implementation   PRESENTER:  Maureen Busalacchi Maureen Busalacchi is currently the Director of the Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project (WisAPP) at the Medical College of Wisconsin Comprehensive Injury Center. She has had decades of experience in public health policy and systems change as she ran Smoke-Free Wisconsin and lead successful smoke-free air and tobacco tax campaigns. She also chaired the State Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs (SCAODA) ad-hoc committee which rolled out the report on how to reduce excessive drinking in Wisconsin earlier this year. She currently is co-chair of Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA) Public Affairs Committee. Maureen is a frequent presenter at state and national conferences on advocacy, systems change and public health issues.  Recently, she served at the Advancing a Healthier Endowment at MCW as a program manager advising in policy and systems change applicants and over 45 grantees. She served as an advisor to the Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute and WI Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (WIPHL), and a mentor for the Wisconsin Women’s Policy Institute. She has served on a city council and president of her children’s PTO and neighborhood association. She lives in Madison with her husband, daughters, dogs, and a large
Published: June 19, 2023
eNewsletter or Blog
The Great Lakes Current is the e-newsletter of the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC.   The June 2023 issue honors National Pride Month, National PTSD Awareness Month, and Men's Health Month by sharing events and resources on these topics. As always, you will find links to all upcoming events and trainings hosted by the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC!    
Published: June 5, 2023
eNewsletter or Blog
The Great Lakes Current is the e-newsletter of the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC.   The April-May 2023 issue honors National Mental Health Awareness Month, National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week, National Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month, and National Prevention Week by sharing events and resources on these topics. This issue also features an upcoming in-person conference and an exciting, new intensive technical assistance training series sponsored by the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC.    As always, you will find links to all the upcoming events and trainings for the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC in The Great Lakes Current.       
Published: May 4, 2023
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