Annual Maui County Substance Misuse Prevention Planning Meeting
Date/Time: Friday, November 22, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (HST)
Location: University of Hawaii Maui College 310 West Kaahumanu Avenue Kahului, HI 96732 (View Map)
Note: Attendees will receive an email notification on the building and room assignment. The event will include a working lunch time, and lunch will be provided.
Certificate: 4 continuing education hours (CE) for Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC), pending ADAD approval.
Registration for this event has closed.
- The meeting seeks attendance by substance misuse prevention providers and stakeholders to assist in developing the year-long plan for Maui County's Substance Misuse Prevention System.
- The planning meeting will cover the following focus areas: identifying prevention-specific trainings for this year, identifying other workforce development needs (e.g. increasing Certified Prevention Specialists), creating opportunities for cross-collaboration amongst providers, and providing technical assistance to providers as it relates to obtaining CPS certification.
- The meeting will provide opportunities for providers to discuss these focus areas in detail, identify current needs within the County, and create a plan to address the identified needs over the next year.
Substance misuse prevention providers, in-school and after-school prevention programs, youth center staff, school personnel addressing substance misuse issues, community coalition members addressing substance issues, school resource officers, and other youth-serving organizations with a stake in substance misuse prevention.
This is a county-wide meeting, and individuals from Moloka'i, Lana'i, and Hana areas are encouraged to attend. There are travel scholarships available for individuals traveling from these areas. Please submit your travel request via email to triislepreventionne[email protected] or by contacting Rick Collins at (808) 728-4656.