Prevention Foundation Series (day 1 of 14)

February 1, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
Virtual Via Zoom
Bev James

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Prevention Foundations Series – Day 1 of 14
Introduction to Prevention
February 1, 2022
9:00am – 12:15pm

*You are only required to register one time for the series

Who should attend: Those interested in obtaining an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialists Assistant (OCPSA) credential.

About this series: The fourteen (14) part series provides the underpinning for professionals and advocates who need a core understanding of prevention science and practice. The series will include training in the eight domains required for Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant (OCPC), Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist (OCPS) credentials and will fully meet the education requirements for the Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist Assistant (OCPSA) credential. The series includes a day on the Code of Ethics for professionals holding or seeking the OCPS credential as well.

About this course:  Introduction to Prevention is designed to provide a foundational overview of the field of prevention and serve as a benchmark for emerging professionals.  Introduction to Prevention provides attendees with a general scope of the field including history and theory and lays the groundwork for utilizing solid evidence-based and best-practice prevention science which is steeped in research and proven effective.  Participants will leave the training with knowledge on the importance of prevention, how to engage in the profession and help impact individuals, families, and communities.

Series Dates:  **You will need to attend all fourteen (14) days!

Day 1 of 14 February 1, 2022 9:00am – 12:15pm Introduction to Prevention
Day 2 of 14 February 15, 2022 9:00am – 12:15pm Understanding Youth-Led Prevention for Adults
Day 3 of 14 February 22, 2022 9:00am – 12:15pm Coalitions Foundations
Day 4 of 14 March 1, 2022 9:00am – 10:30am / 11:00am – 12:30pm Scare Tactics and the Importance of Positive Prevention Practices / Basics of Advocacy
Day 5 of 14 March 8, 2022 9:00am – 12:15pm Alcohol, Tobacco, and Marijuana:  Current Drug Trends Impacting Communities Today
Day 6 of 14 March 15, 2022 9:00am – 12:15pm Cultural Competence in the Workplace
Day 7 of 14 March 29, 2022 9:00am – 12:00pm / 1:00pm – 4:00pm ACES:  A Best Practice Approach to Addressing Trauma, Tragedy, and Crisis
Day 8 of 14 April 5, 2022 9:00am – 12:15pm Basics of Certification:  A How-To Guide To Obtaining Your Prevention Credential
Day 9 of 14 April 12, 2022 9:00am – 12:15pm Teens:  Gambling, Gaming, and Risk Taking
Day 10 of 14 April 19, 2022 9:00am – 12:15pm Strategic Planning 101
Day 11 of 14 April 26, 2022 9:00am – 12:15pm Marijuana:  The Law and Lessons Learned
Day 12 of 14 May 3, 2022 9:00am – 12:15pm Cryptocurrency: What You Need to Know and Why
Day 13 of 14 May 10, 2022 9:00am – 12:15pm Media Literacy 101
Day 14 of 14 May 17, 2022 9:00am – 12:00pm / 1:00pm – 4:00pm Ethics for the Prevention Professional


Location – Virtual via Zoom

Cost – This is a free training.

Education credits – 48.0 CEUs available upon completion of series.

Registration:  Limited space, please register by Tuesday, January 25, 2022

The Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery is an approved a provider of Continuing Professional Education credits by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker& Marriage and Family Therapist Board and an approved provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.  Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are approved for this workshop through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board for Chemical Dependency Counselors and Prevention Specialists per 50-17839.