Center for Community Engagement

2021 Coalition Academy

A Pivotal Year for Prioritizing Prevention & Wellness

Virtual Event: September 28-29, 2021

Join coalitions, community leaders, public health professionals & behavioral health specialists from Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana for this annual two-day behavioral health prevention conference.

Tall Cop Says Stop, Jermaine Galloway
Substance Abuse Prevention Drug Trends

Improv Cincinnati
Use Improv Comedy to Supercharge Your Engagement

Training Objectives:

  • Attendees will be able to demonstrate improved skills related to implementing       substance abuse prevention and/or mental wellness promotion
  • Attendees will develop an understanding of how to utilize prevention tools at the community-level for behavioral health prevention
  • Attendees will be able to explain the latest strategies used in coalition development

CEU, CHES, Social Work, & Nursing hours will be applied for.

To view session recordings and handouts click here

  Tuesday, September 28th
  8:45 - 9am
  9 - 10:15am
Welcome & Introduction of Coalition Academy
Maximizing the Potential of Rural Communities
  10:45am - 12pm QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training Collecting Qualitative Data from Focus & Listening Sessions
  1 - 2:15pm High In Plain Sight (Keynote)
  2:45 - 4pm Working With Communities of Color Substance Use Among LGBTQ Youth & Young Adults: Targets for Prevention & Intervention
  4:15 - 5pm Improv Cincinnati Comedy Show
  Wednesday, September 29th
  9:30 - 10:45am Fundraising & Sustainability Copywriting & Design Basics
  11:15am - 12:30pm

OCPS Test Prep: Preparing for the CPS Exam

Priming Your Prevention Message; How to Effectively Teach What You Are Trying to Teach
  1 - 2:15pm Afternoon Booster: Use Improv Comedy to Supercharge Your Engagement (Keynote)
  2:45 - 4pm Youth Mental Health Awareness & Suicide Prevention Initiatives The Employer's Role in Preventing & Responding to the Harmful Use of Alcohol & Other Drugs
  4:15 - 5:00pm Double Trouble: A Look at OVI in Ohio & the Enhanced Risks of Alcohol & Marijuana Use