Lunch & Learn - Steps to Becoming a Certified Prevention Specialist
Developing a competent workforce in many career fields includes certification processes that set standards of practice. This same principle applies to the substance misuse prevention workforce. This webinar will explain the value of the Certified Prevention Specialist and provide participants with a step-by-step process for obtaining the certification in the State of Hawai‘i.
Date/Time: September 27, 2021 & October 31, 2021 from 12 PM - 1:00 PM HST.
Continuing Education (CEs): This course provides 1 hour of continuing education credits for Certified Prevention Specialist (pending ADAD approval).
Targeted Audience: This training is only for Hawaii-based providers interested in learning more about the CPS process.
- 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
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.
- 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
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.
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.
This training will explore the basic concepts of evaluation and will teach attendees how to utilize Excel to assist in program evaluation.
Join us for a FREE Maui County drug prevention provider networking event on Friday, September 17th, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM. 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.
We'll provide opportunities for sharing and discussion on updates from organizations and prevention programs, and discuss any relevant news, opportunities for collaboration, or other relevant prevention-related information.
We'll also spend some time discussing other resources and trainings needed as we move into the fall season.
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.
This training will provide an overview to SAMHSA's evidence-based process for planning and implementing substance use prevention known as the Strategic Prevention Framework.
Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:
- Understand the background of the Strategic Prevention Framework
- Identify the steps of the Strategic Prevention Framework.
- Have a basic understanding of how to apply the steps to their work in prevention.