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3rd Annual Prevention Training Institute

August 12 @ 9:00 am - October 13 @ 4:00 pm MDT

Free

Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual Prevention Training Institute educating prevention professionals. Equip yourself with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to address underage substance use and implement prevention programming.

WHAT: 3rd Annual Prevention Institute – Professional Development Training for Prevention Providers, Certified Prevention Specialists, Counselors, Educators

HOSTED BY: Boise State University Institute for the Study of Behavioral Health and Addiction & RADAR Center

EVENT DATE: Thursday and FridayAugust 12th and 13th, 2021

TIME: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

LOCATION: This will be an in-person training at Boise State University

COST: Free

Certified Prevention Specialist credits and NBCC Continuing Education Hours available.

THURSDAY SESSIONS INCLUDE:

  1. Risk Factors for Alcohol Use and Web-Based Individual and Parent-Based Prevention Strategies(9 am – 12 noon). Dr. Diana Doumas and Dr. Robin Hausheer.  In this session, participants will learn about individual and parent risk factors for adolescent alcohol use and low-cost, easy to disseminate online prevention programming.  Maps to CPS Domain: Planning & Evaluation
  2. Neuro-Based Resiliency and Substance Use Prevention (1 pm – 4 pm). Dr. Raissa Miller and Dr. Michael Russo.  In this session, participants will learn about neuroscience-informed frameworks of resilience and the relationship between resiliency and substance misuse prevention. Maps to CPS Domain: Professional Growth & Development

FRIDAY SESSIONS INCLUDE:

  1. Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resiliency (9 am – 12 pm). Dr. Susan Esp.  In this session, participants will learn about adverse childhood experiences, resiliency, and their relationship to the prevention of substance misuse. One hour of ethics training will also be included. Maps to CPS Domain: Professional Growth & Development/Ethics
  2. Ethics in Prevention(1 pm – 4 pm). Leah Kalk. In this session, participants will learn about ethical issues specific to prevention. Maps to CPS Domain: Professional Growth & Development/Ethics

Registration information will follow in July – the registration deadline will be August 7th

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