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February 2, 2021

The newly launching WA Tobacco Coalition & Partnership Initiative is seeking a consultant with expertise helping organizations design structures and processes that center and support diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Experience developing or working with diverse coalitions is desirable.

Our diversity and inclusion goals are to engage tobacco prevention stakeholders in creating or expanding statewide partnerships that are multidisciplinary and...

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January 29, 2021

We are looking for partners who are interested in receiving training and free Prevention Plus Wellness program materials to implement in an evaluation study.

These could involve in-person or online implementation of any of our one-session programs for youth aimed at preventing alcohol, e-cigarettes, marijuana, opioids or racial discrimination while promoting protective wellness behaviors.

We are looking for partners that have access to youth or young adults, could collect...

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January 25, 2021

On November 21, Washington’s Safe Medication Return program launched. This program gives Washington residents convenient and environmentally responsible ways to dispose of unwanted and expired medications....

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January 23, 2021

Session Objectives:

  1. Explain the need for and benefits of integrating wellness promotion into substance use prevention.
  2. Describe a marketing-related conceptual model and steps for creating integrated prevention with wellness content, programs and campaigns.
  3. Explore evidence-based prevention plus wellness programs and resources.

Register: ...

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January 23, 2021

Session Objectives:

  1. Explore the contents in the new 2021 One-Session Evidence-Informed Opioid Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program for adolescents. 
  2. Compare scripts for providing the program to participants in-person and online, both individually and in a group.
  3. Review PowerPoint slides and reproducible materials found in the program digital downloads.
  4. Identify online program implementation and evaluation training, tools...
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January 15, 2021

Session Objectives:

  1. Explore the contents in the new multi-session 2021 SPORT 2 (Alcohol/Drug) Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) programs for high school, middle school and elementary school-aged youth.
  2. Assess six lessons promoting physical activity, healthy nutrition, sleep and stress control while preventing substance use among youth.
  3. Compare scripts for providing these PPWs to participants individually and in group settings both in-person...
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January 13, 2021

This opportunity is from the Partnership to End Addiction.

Families experiencing problematic substance use and addiction often feel very isolated. One of the comments we hear most often from parents who have had a child struggle with substance use is that, while they were going through it, they wished they had a...

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January 9, 2021

Session Objectives:

  1. Explore the contents in the new 2021 Opioid and InShape (Alcohol/Drug) Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) programs for adolescents and young adults. 
  2. Compare scripts for providing these PPWs to participants individually and in group settings both in-person as well as online.
  3. Review PowerPoint slides and reproducible materials found in the program digital downloads.
  4. Identify online program implementation and...
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January 9, 2021

Session Objectives:

  1. Explore the contents in the new 2021 Vaping (E-cigarette) and Marijuana Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) programs for high school, middle school and elementary school-aged youth.
  2. Compare scripts for providing these PPWs to participants individually and in group settings both in-person as well as online.
  3. Review PowerPoint slides and reproducible materials found in the program digital downloads.
  4. Identify online...
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January 8, 2021

Are you a prevention professional with experience in Strengthening Families Program (SFP) 10-14 or Fortaleciendo Familias (FF) 10-14 ? We would like to invite you to join the WSU SFP 10-14 Community of Practice (CoP), a networking and resource group of SFP/FF 10-14 professionals and facilitators. The WSU SFP CoP will provide peer-to-peer training and technical assistance for communities implementing...

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January 7, 2021

The 2021 Communities Talk stipend cycle is now open!  This year, the $750 planning stipends will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. If you didn't receive an invitation to participate in this year's stipend cycle, email info@stopalcoholabuse.net to request your stipend invitation. Be sure to include your orgaization's name and website to speed up the verification process.

As you begin planning, remember to...

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January 7, 2021

 The Review Team reviews the previous year’s Overview and Nomination Packet documents during January and February, making suggestions on improvements, suggestions on how to market the awards to encourage more participation, and how to simplify the nomination process.  Meetings are via GoToMeeting, Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams.  Award nominations are accepted during the April – August time frame; there is no Review Team meetings or duties during the nomination period....

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January 4, 2021

Please see this opportunity from the Legislative Youth Advisory Council, "The Legislative Process & Youth Civic Engagement Town Hall". This is a virtual event that aims to encourage young people to become involved in their government. It is tomorrow, January 5th, 2021 from 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm. If you are able, please share the registration link,...

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December 30, 2020

Washington State’s Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) have health professional students eager to perform volunteer prevention work at your CPWI site! AHEC Scholars is a nationwide, interprofessional program for currently enrolled health professional students.  Scholars in Washington are in MD, DDS/DMD, BSN, FNP, SUDP, OT, PT, NEP, PharmD, and many other programs. 

These students applied for admission to the two-year elective program in addition to their primary programs...

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December 30, 2020

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 @ 3:00-4:30pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

This first of a six-part series of webinars offered by NAADAC will be presented by Chudley Werch, PhD, President at Prevention Plus Wellness, LLC.

Receive 1.5 NAADAC CEs for $25.

Learn more: https://www.naadac.org/integrating-wellness-SUD-webinar

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