Prevention Professionals Day is designed to offer Maine's Prevention Community a broad range of learning opportunities. The day will focus on providing tools and resources for the field of tobacco and substance use prevention including building resilience and protective factors as a prevention strategy; innovative approaches to addressing health disparities; framing and messaging; co-morbid tobacco and marijuana use; and engagement of youth in prevention. The program includes both panel presentations and plenary sessions that will provide the opportunity for interaction among the participants.
Target Audience:The target audience of this conference includes community prevention professionals; coalition members; tobacco, substance use and mental health prevention and health promotion practitioners; program managers and administrators; state agency prevention staff; volunteers and task force members; and others who deliver tobacco, substance use and mental health prevention services or who are interested in prevention issues and practice.
Keynote Speaker: Judith Josiah-Martin, PhD, ACSW, CADC - Faculty, University of Maine School of Social Work
Plenary Speakers: Gillian Schauer, PhD, MPH - Senior Consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute on Drug Abuse
Glynis Shea - Communications Director for the Konopka Institute for Best Practices in Adolescent Health at the University of Minnesota
Continuing Education: This training has been approved by the Maine Prevention Certification Board and meets the requirements for Prevention Specialist Certification in Maine. 6.25 hours of training for Certified Prevention Specialists: ATOD and IC&RC Prevention Performance Domains 1-6.
This program constitutes 6.25 hours of training through AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc.
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