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Community Engagement Webinars (Two-Session)

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore a framework for community participation in prevention
  • Identify who you want to engage in which prevention efforts
  • Brainstorm ways to engage them during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Develop your community engagement plan

Date/Time: September 14, 2021 & September 15, 2021 from 9am - 11:00 PM HST, both dates.

Location: Zoom

Cost: Free

Continuing Education (CEs): This course provides 4 hours of continuing education credits for Certified Prevention Specialist and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor credentials.

Registration for this event has closed.

Targeted Audience: Registration is restricted to 2-3 seats per each PFS subrecipient, until all 30 seats are filled. County coordination teams, community coalitions, and evidence-based programs are all welcomed to join. After registering, participants will receive a confirmation with the Zoom link for the event. Materials for this workshop will be distributed two days prior to the training date. Participants must have access to Zoom and use audio and video to join the event. This workshop has been designed to be highly interactive in order to build off the depth of knowledge and experience so many of you have. Participants must attend both training days to receive their Certificate of Completion.

Trainer Information: Pam Tindall, C.P.P., has dedicated her career to the field of substance abuse prevention, consulting in all 50 U.S. states and across urban, rural, frontier, Alaska Native, American Indian, and Pacific Island communities. Her range of work has included community substance abuse prevention program development, strategic planning, evaluation, prevention workforce development, K-12 prevention education and student assistance, school drop-out prevention,
and inpatient and outpatient drug treatment. She is a certified prevention professional.

Questions: Contact Sandé Flores at sknitta@hawaii.edu.

September 2021

Sep 08 Wed
Enhancing Your Prevention Communication Strategies Through Traditional Media and Social Media

Learning Objectives:

  • Define social marketing, social norms marketing, and media advocacy
  • Identify how the goals and focus audiences differ for social marketing, social norms marketing, and media advocacy
  • List the steps necessary to implement social marketing, social norms marketing, and media advocacy
  • Identify when social media can be used to augment their substance misuse prevention work
  • Select the appropriate social media platform(s) for their focus audience(s)
  • Apply best practices for creating social media posts
  • Identify appropriate use of social media when implementing social marketing campaigns, social norms marketing campaigns, and media advocacy strategies
Location

Zoom

Sep 14 Tue
Ethics in Prevention for Maui County Providers

This free, two-day virtual training will cover the topic of ethics in the substance misuse prevention field.  The training will cover key terminology, the six principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics, and a decision-making process to use when faced with an ethical dilemma.  

Location

Zoom

Sep 14 Tue
Community Engagement Webinars (Two-Session)

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore a framework for community participation in prevention
  • Identify who you want to engage in which prevention efforts
  • Brainstorm ways to engage them during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Develop your community engagement plan
Location

Zoom

Sep 17 Fri
Sustainability 101: Sustaining Your Work for the Long-Haul!

Organizations are continuously faced with the day-to-day challenges of running programs and its operations. This often makes it difficult for organizations to make time to develop sustainability plans that take a broader perspective on ways to continue the work into the future. This training will explore ways for programs, coalitions, and organizations to understand sustainability, and begin developing a plan that sustains the work and the organization. We'll discuss key elements of sustainability, and participants will have an opportunity to collaborate with other professionals, and take initial steps to begin developing a sustainability plan for their program, organization, or coalition.

Location

Zoom

Sep 17 Fri
Maui County's September Network Meeting

This is a casual event to provide an opportunity for prevention providers and stakeholders to network and collaborate, discuss training and news updates, and share prevention-related information with each other.

There will be sharing and discussion on updates from organizations and prevention programs, and discussion of any relevant news, opportunities for collaboration, or other relevant prevention-related information.

Other resources and trainings needed will be discussed.

Location

Zoom

Sep 17 Fri
Partnerships for Success: Evidence-Based Workgroup Meeting

2021 Evidence-Based Workgroup Meeting

Location

Zoom

Sep 24 Fri
Evaluation 101: The Whys, Whats, and Hows to Evaluating Your Program

This training will explore the basic concepts of evaluation and will teach attendees how to utilize Excel to assist in program evaluation.

Location

Zoom

Sep 29 Wed
Prevention Ethics

The participants will learn the role and application of ethics in substance abuse prevention. Using scenarios and interactive activities, participants will explore the six standards in the Prevention Code of Ethics.

 

 

Location

Zoom