Implementing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Throughout the SPF


Northwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center's Webinar

Implementing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Throughout the SPF


November 10, 2021


Webinar Description

Many of us know and agree that diversity, equity, and inclusion are important considerations in prevention practice. In this webinar, we will discuss action steps, both personally and professionally, to bring the conversation of equity to life.



By the end of the webinar participants will be able to: 

  • Define foundational terms like disparity, equity, inequity and social determinants of health
  • Describe how to prioritize equity in prevention planning
  • Describe why equity is an ethical and practical component of our prevention job competencies



Nicole M. Augustine, MPH, MCHES, PS, is the Founder & CEO of RIZE Consultants, LLC, a strategic consulting firm founded in January 2015. RIZE provides advisory services that increase performance, prioritize diversity, and cultivate the development of equitable and inclusive work environments. RIZE is anchored in a core value: Diversity breeds innovation. Nicole received her B.A. in Sociology from Cornell University and her Master of Public Health from The George Washington University School of Public Health. Nicole has served as the Project Coordinator for the Southeast PTTC, the Project Director of the NC Behavioral Health Equity Initiative, and the Prevention Director for the Addiction Professionals of NC. Nicole currently serves as an Advanced Implementation Specialist with the Opioid Response Network. This network is building trust across justice, corrections and medical systems to address the opioid and stimulants crisis.




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Additional Materials

Prevention Think Tank Code of Ethical Conduct

Visualizing Health Equity Graphic by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Executive Order on Drug Control Policy from the Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy

Environments Cultivate Communities Graphic 



Contact Clarissa Lam Yuen ([email protected]) if you have additional questions about the content related to this webinar.

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