Register Today: Coalition Academy 2017

September 7, 2017

"Strong Voices, Smart Choices"

Join PreventionFIRST!, partners from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, coalition members, community members, schools, and public health professionals for PF!'s one-day comprehensive Coalition Academy.


Tuesday, September 26, 2017

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Where:           Great Wolf Lodge, 2501 Great Wolf Lodge, Mason, Ohio


$50 for the general public

$35 for members of a PF! member coalition

Our Keynote Speaker

Addiction Policy Forum President/CEO Jessica Nickel will be our keynote speaker. The Washington, D.C.-based Addiction Policy Forum is a diverse partnership of organizations, policymakers and stakeholders committed to working together to elevate awareness around addiction and to improve national policy. Nickel and the Addiction Policy Forum provided key guidance with the recent Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) and the U.S. House of Representative’s Opioid package. 

Conference Learning Objectives

• Learn ways to implement universal prevention in your community regardless of the substance abuse issue impacting your community

• Develop a better understanding and improve skills to identify current needs, resources and capacity

• Advance skills on how to tailor health and prevention-based strategies for target populations

Workshops will include youth coalition development;  building coping skills in the context of suicide prevention; Tri-Ethnic Model's role in carrying out the Strategic Prevention Framework; the power of understanding public health and prevention together; and how to develop substance abuse prevention in low-income communities.

The event will offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Prevention and CHES Health Education Hours.


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