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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.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:

1. Explore and understand the definition of sustainability for programs, organizations and initiatives.

2. Identify key elements of sustainability.

3. Discuss specific steps to take for sustainability planning.

4. Have the opportunity to network with other professionals.

Date/Time: Friday, September 3rd, from 9:00AM - 12:00PM HST.

Location: Zoom.

Cost: Free

Certificate: This course provides 2.75 hours of continuing education credits (pending approval) for the Certified Prevention Specialist and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor credentials. 

Registration for this event has ended.

Target Audience: The target audience for this training is Maui County prevention and treatment providers and stakeholders who delivery programs to individuals, families, and groups. This training is a virtual training that will take place over the Zoom. Participants must have access to audio and video capabilities on the Zoom platform in order to fully participate in the program and receive continuing education credits.

Trainer Information: Dorothy Chaney is the Founder of Wisconsin Community Health Alliance, an organization committed to supporting coalitions, agencies and individuals to improve the health of their communities and the environments in which they live. For more than 20 years, Dorothy has worked with community based coalitions throughout the United States, supporting their efforts to combat the impact of substance use on youth and families. Dorothy has also served on many state level work groups and advisory committees in Wisconsin and currently provides training and support to coalitions in the South and NE regions of the Alliance for Wisconsin Youth. Ms. Chaney also works with communities to implement collective impact and results based accountability approaches to improve community health. She has consulted on a variety projects for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and is a nationally recognized trainer and public speaker. In addition to being committed to supporting communities in public health efforts, Dorothy is a strong youth advocate and served two terms as an elected Board of Education member in Marshfield WI, where she resides with her two daughters. Prior to moving to Wisconsin in 2006, Ms. Chaney served as the State Executive Director for MADD in Minnesota. She has a bachelor's degree in political science and a master's degree in adult education.

Questions:  For further questions, please contact Rick Collins at rick@rcmaui.com.

Special Assistance: If you require special assistance, auxiliary aid and/or service to participate in this event, please send your request via email to Rick Collins at rick@rcmaui.com at least 14 business days prior to the event.

 

 

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Zoom

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