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).
Registration for this event has closed.
Targeted Audience: This training is only for Hawaii-based providers interested in learning more about the CPS process.
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.
iChooseMe: This training will provide the participant with information on drug awareness, a half-page picture book, that provides information about illicit drugs and side effects of use. Each page mentions a protective factor that can reduce the potential for substance abuse and misuse.
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.