2020 Prevention Data to Practice: Virtual Learning Series
The West Virginia Strategic Prevention Partnerships for Success Evidence-Based Practice Workgroup in partnership with Marshall University Center of Excellence in Recovery is hosting a training series on translating data into prevention practice. The series is funded by the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources Bureau for Behavioral Health by a Partnerships for Success (PFS) grant to Marshall University from the federal Department of Health & Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Sessions will be of interest to prevention and public health professionals, community coalition staff and members, schools, higher education and community members and organizations serving youth and families.
Informational flyers on each session are listed below. Recordings of past sessions are available by clicking on the links below.
- “West Virginia Alcohol Policy Landscape: A Case Study for Prevention” by Cassandra Tourre, the Director of Public Policy at the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA).
- “The current state of vaping: Health-related risks & the impact of flavors” by Dr. Brandon Henderson VapingFlyer
- “Planning for your local social norms campaign” by Albert Gay SocialNormsFlyer
- “Efficacious Prevention Strategies for Young Adult High-Risk and Underage Drinking” by Dr. Jessica Cronce AlcoholFlyer v2
- “The Evolution of Youth-Led Programs in Ohio” by Valerie Leach and Molly Stone YouthLedPreventionFlyer
- “Neuroscience 101: Key lessons for prevention professionals” by Dr. Tessa Miracle NeuroscienceFlyer
- “We’re All in This Together: Understanding the impact of health disparities, equity & inclusion” by Dr. Dawn M. Thomas DisparitiesFlyer
- “Youth Empowerment in Action” by Dr. Jessica Collura and Shawn Jeffers YouthinActionFlyer
- “Making surveys work for you” by Dr. Sarah Surber Survey101Flyer
- Prevention Works
- Cannabis Use and Mental Health (Associated research article)
2021 Prevention Virtual Trainings
Marshall University Center of Excellence for Recovery collaborates with many state and community partners to provide access to virtual prevention trainings on a variety of topics. Informational flyers on each session are listed below. Recordings of past sessions are available by clicking on the links below. Registration for upcoming sessions may be found at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-prevention-training-series-tickets-115528800753
- Information session on PAX Good Behavior Game (GBG) and PAX Tools environmental prevention interventions.
- Prevention Certification in West Virginia. This information session is for individuals interested in obtaining a credential as a certified prevention specialist in West Virginia. The speakers provide an overview of requirements and the application process.
- Prevention Certification Testing Preparation. This session is for prevention professionals that already have some experience and are considering submitting their application to the Certification Board and testing.
- Overview of the Data related to Prescription Drugs in West Virginia.
- Prevention Data Resources for Community Coalitions.
- Prevention: An Intensive Overview. This beginner level session is geared toward individuals interesting in providing prevention services in collegiate settings.
CANS and FAST Trainings
Marshall University provides CANS and FAST training to DHHR, community partners and Marshall University classes. Trainings can be done in person or virtually. Marshall also will provide train-the-trainer sessions twice a year. Learn more about training opportunities here.
Human Trafficking Training
Marshall University Center of Excellence for Recovery partnered with the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center to provide an anti-trafficking webinar. This webinar provides an understanding of the different types of trafficking, help participants identify possible indicators, and examines the intersection between substance use disorder and trafficking in rural areas. You may watch this training here.