Sharpening Your Prevention Skills: Using Strategic Planning to Move from Vision to Action


Webinar Description

Session Number 2 in a 3-Part series. This event was a concentrated look at what Strategic Planning is and is not, the key components involved and how to utilize it in small efforts and large. Includes a Q&A session in the final segment, which addresses questions attendees submitted.


Presenter Information 

Jess Goldberg is a Training and Technical Assistance Specialist with Education Development Center. For over a decade, Jess has specialized in building capacity to improve behavioral health at the national, state, regional and local levels. Her areas of expertise include preventing youth substance use; promoting cross-sector collaborations; addressing health disparities; strategic planning, logic model development, and sustainability planning.  Jess is a Certified Prevention Specialty and holds an MSW and an MPH from Boston University. 


Carol Oliver has 25 years’ experience in the field of substance abuse prevention and in the provision of training and technical assistance at the National, State and community level. She is an expert in the implementation of SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework and has provided technical assistance to numerous states and communities on its implementation. She is one of the lead authors of the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training or SAPST, the foundational substance abuse prevention curriculum currently provided across the country. 


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