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October 8, 2020

The Campus Video PSA Contest is an opportunity for colleges and universities to demonstrate how students are taking action to prevent alcohol and drug misuse on their campus, and to inspire others to do the same.

Create and submit a 30- to 60-second video PSA showcasing your campus’s commitment to a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.

Submit your videos between September 14 and November 9, 2020, for a chance to win this year’s contest.

October 5, 2020

The Department of Health Commercial Tobacco Prevention Program (CTPP) is pleased to share new flyers and social media graphics to help promote This is Quitting, the text-to-quit vaping program from Truth Initiative, launched in Washington state earlier this year. The two flyers and three social media graphics are available for download, below. As a reminder, per the DOH license agreement with Truth, these materials must not be modified.

Suggested COVID-related social media messages for this program are available here. Finally, CTPP has developed a landing page where interested teens and young adults can learn more about the program: doh.wa.gov/vapefreewa.

For questions, please contact Nick Fradkin, DOH Tobacco Treatment Consultant, at nick.fradkin@doh.wa.gov or 360-236-3547.

October 2, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Describe and practice correctly implementing the Racial Justice Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program to individuals and groups of youth with fidelity using the program scripts and instructor’s survey. 
  2. Identify tools for assessing program fidelity and efficacy. 
  3. Explore strategies and resources for tailoring your program, promoting your program, providing follow up lessons, and implementing your program online (optional). 

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZH_GftTeS16-PB8f-Q13sw

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Thursday October 8th                 

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

CEU Certificate: CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate

Learn more about Racial Justice PPW: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/racial-justice-prevention-plus-wellness

October 2, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Explore the contents in the Opioid Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program manuals for adolescents, high risk young women and high-risk young men.
  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 evaluation training, tools and support.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9G0HeN37QMiDpnwCyXTKAw

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Wednesday October 7th               

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

CEU Certificate: CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate

Learn more about Opioid PPW: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/opioid-prevention-plus-wellness-programs

September 23, 2020

Amerigroup is offering a WSIPP supported online prevention education program, the Alcohol Literacy Challenge, free of charge. This program is an evidence-based practice aimed to change alcohol expectancies and reduce alcohol consumption among youth in grades 7th-12th. For further details, please see the attached letter. If you have any interest, please reach out to Ashley Waschow and Tonya Niverson.

 

Ashley Waschow, Process Improvement Manager, Ashley.Waschow@amerigroup.com

Tonya Niverson, Senior Clinical Quality Analyst, Tonya.Niverson2@anthem.com

 

 

 

September 23, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Describe the critical need for multiple health risk behavior interventions that integrate substance use prevention with wellness promotion (i.e., Prevention Plus Wellness programs) and core knowledge of these programs.
  2. Describe and practice correctly implementing the In God’s Image PPW program to groups of youth with fidelity using the program scripts and instructor’s survey. 
  3. Identify tools for assessing program fidelity and efficacy. 
  4. Explore strategies and resources for tailoring your program, promoting your program, providing follow up lessons, and implementing your program online (optional). 

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_og0qm0d6Q6-aPQ2RtmlcAA

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Thursday October 1st                

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

CEU Certificate: CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate

Learn more about In God’s Image PPW program: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/in-gods-image-program-for-youth

September 18, 2020

This toolkit is for the revised M-VAPE Survey (2020 Neighborhood Density Survey of Youth Exposure to Marijuana/CBD, Vapor, and Glass Shop Products and Messaging).

Attached is the M-VAPE Density Survey tool kit for everything you may need to participate in the M-VAPE Survey Project, including

  • The survey itself (in both .pdf and .docx formats) 
  • The link for a recording of the presentation and a Q&A session for more MVAPE survey information:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mtA2uWurKPgG4E0cyReBsqMzhrSZp6xQ/view?usp=sharing
  • The presentation about the survey (.pdf) 
  • Bonus: a Journal called “practical theorist”; a great resource for teen cannabis prevention that supports the use of an environmental survey (page 12) and validates our use of the M-VAPE survey to assess our communities. 

Please feel free to pass this tool kit along to your friends, family, community members, other coalition members, and anyone who may be interested!

All completed (or partially completed) surveys and any questions can be submitted by October 5th to mvapecommunityassessment@gmail.com.

September 18, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Review pre-intervention concepts for youth to provide the one-session SPORT Alcohol/Drug Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) programs to their peers.
  2. Provide steps for and practice implementing the SPORT PPW programs to same or younger aged youth peers.
  3. Identify post-intervention strategies to ensure high quality PPW program implementation to youth peers.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4lMxL6GNREKFR3aRR_ettQ

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Wednesday September 30th               

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

CEU Certificate: CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate

Learn more about Youth Leadership Training in PPW Programs: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/ppw-youth-leadership-training-onsite-workshop

 

 

 

September 16, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Explore the contents in the Vaping and Marijuana Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program manuals 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 program implementation and evaluation tools and support.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mVWEhQDtQ4Kia4uKQuPyDA

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Wednesday September 23rd              

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

CEU Certificate: CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate

Learn more about Vaping PPW: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/vaping-prevention-plus-wellness-program

Learn more about Marijuana PPW: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/sport-marijuana-awareness-program

September 16, 2020

Session Objectives:

  1. Explore the contents in the SPORT and InShape Alcohol/Drug Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program manuals for high school, middle school and elementary school-aged youth 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 evaluation tools and support.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_efmbQ6rqT7m27i0Ygg723w

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Tuesday September 22nd              

Time: 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT 

CEU Certificate: CEU certificate available upon completing webinar and requesting certificate

Learn more about SPORT PPW: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/sport-prevention-plus-wellness

Learn more about InShape PPW: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/is-inshape-for-young-adults-program

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