2022 Coalition Academy – Building Equity in Prevention by PreventionFIRST!

September 13, 2022 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Great Wolf Lodge
2501 Great Wolf Drive
OH 45040
Amanda Conn Starner
(513) 751-8000 ext. 13

PF! Coalition Academy 2022 is an opportunity to raise awareness, address and champion the importance and need of equity in substance use/misuse prevention and promote mental wellness. Join us to learn & enhance skills to better identify and eliminate barriers that prevent the full participation of some groups. Mary Roary, Ph.D. will be the Keynote Speaker for the event.

Training Objectives:
– Attendees will develop an understanding of how equity can be applied within behavioral health prevention settings
– Attendees will be able to demonstrate skills related to implementing individual & community-level resiliency strategies for addressing substance use/misuse prevention & mental wellness
– Attendees will be able to explain best-practice methods for engaging community partners

Event Details:
– General Registration $60
– PF! Member Coalition Registration $40
– Breakfast & lunch included
– Vendor tables $75
– CEU, CHES, Social Work, Nursing hours will be applied for
– Planned Workshops:
– Building Equity in Prevention
– Understanding Adultism/Tokenism
– Engaging Youth in Prevention
– Trauma Informed Care & Prevention
– Improving Media Engagement
– The Value of Mindfulness
– Enhancing Community Engagement
– Problem Gambling & Gaming
– Supporting Prevention in the LGBTQ+ Community
– Prevention Trends & Challenges

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