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November 2020

Changing Your Community with the Public Health Approach

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Historically, prevention programs have been designed with individuals, peers, or families in mind. Today, we know that comprehensive plans that include multiple strategies have the most impact. Learn how we can apply the Public Health Approach to our prevention efforts and achieve community level change. This training is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

November 10 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

YMHFA is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. YMHFA is now being offered virtually. After registering, participants will be sent instructions via email two weeks before the date of…

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Coalition on Addictions

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The St. Louis Coalition on Addictions is an NCADA program that brings together individuals concerned about addiction. It provides a forum for networking, for learning, and advocacy about the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, and for discussion of other addictions. Participation is open to anyone interested in the prevention and treatment of addictions. This month’s Coalition on Addictions topic is "It’s Complicated: Implementing a Marijuana Peer Education Curriculum to Adolescents." A CEU for one contact hour is…

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Everyone’s an Asset Builder

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

NCADA's Developmental Assets Training is a highly motivating, interactive workshop that explores the paths anyone can take to increase the number of Developmental Assets in the lives of young people. Developmental Assets are a set of 40 research-based strengths and supports that enable young people to develop into successful and contributing adults. This workshop is for adults and youth who care about our community’s well-being and future. You’ll learn: 40 factors that contribute to healthy development. How you can be…

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Effects of Parental Substance Use on Children and Families

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This training provides an introduction to the impact of family substance use on children and families. The goal is to improve the understanding of substance use as a brain disease, continuum of care spectrum, changes that can occur within the dynamics of a family, and highlights the potential impact on a child’s overall social and emotional well-being, as well as relationships. This training is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.

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December 2020
$25

Medical Cannabis: Navigating Ethical Dilemmas

December 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Missouri recently joined many other states in creating a medical cannabis program. In this 3-hour workshop, participants will explore what medical cannabis is, what it promises, and to what extent it delivers on those promises. Through interactive discussions, we will take a closer look at scenarios in the clinical setting that can pose unique ethical challenges. Participants will use an ethical decision making framework to work through a variety of dilemmas that professionals commonly face. Following this training, helping professionals…

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What is Capacity Building?

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Building a good foundation for your coalition work through capacity building is an essential step in the strategic prevention framework. Join us to explore capacity building and how to conduct it within your community coalition. This training is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.

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Coalition on Addictions

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The St. Louis Coalition on Addictions is an NCADA program that brings together individuals concerned about addiction. It provides a forum for networking, for learning, and advocacy about the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, and for discussion of other addictions. Participation is open to anyone interested in the prevention and treatment of addictions. This month’s Coalition on Addictions topic is "John Gaal: Wellness & Well-being in the Construction Industry." A CEU for one contact hour is available…

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

December 10 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

YMHFA is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. YMHFA is now being offered virtually. After registering, participants will be sent instructions via email two weeks before the date of…

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