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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

May 2022

May 20 Fri
Lunch 'n Learns with Matt Burton

Matt's collaboration with experts that have spent their lifetimes studying and addressing specific impacts trauma has on communities of color has yielded many insights and practical steps and tools to reduce the trauma that individuals and communities of color.  Matt will share those that have helped men and boys of color and their loved ones heal from their invisible wounds as well as to help the community heal as well.  In 2016, Matt spearheaded the Black Men and Boys Healing Summit.



May 24 Tue
Training of Trainers for iChooseMe and Know More: Prevent Underage Drinking

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Know More: Underage Drinking Prevention: This training will provide the participant with a presentation they can use to inform middle school and high school youth about underage drinking and its risks and consequences, along with refusal skills. Portions of this presentation can also be shared with parents/guardians.