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September 2018

Problem Gambling Services Academy

September 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 14, 2018

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This 15-session training will run every Friday from 9 AM - 11 AM between September 7, 2018 - December 14, 2018.30 CEUs may be applied to certification, and registration is open July 1, 2018 - August 24, 2018. Registration is $350 per person or $300 per person for agencies sending 2 or more employees. For more information, contact riproblemgambling@gmail.com To register, visit the Rhode Island Council on Problem Gambling website.

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December 2020

Kent County Prevention Coalition – monthly meeting

December 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Contact Kathy Sullivan at ksullivan@risas.org for more information and the zoom link.

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January 2021

S.L.A.M. 4 Youth Conference (EST Time Zone)

January 7 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
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One event on January 8, 2021 at 11:00 am

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This virtual summit brings together sex educators, therapists, teachers, counselors, parents + caregivers with a common goal of demanding better. At S.L.A.M. we believe that our young people, our children, students and siblings deserve sex education that centers and affirms them. With this goal in mind, conference organizer, Stephanie Zapata, has brought together some of the country’s top youth centered Sexperts of color. This virtual conference is not just educators or clinicians - if you have the opportunity to work…

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S.L.A.M. 4 Youth Conference (EST Time Zone)

January 8 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
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One event on January 8, 2021 at 11:00 am

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This virtual summit brings together sex educators, therapists, teachers, counselors, parents + caregivers with a common goal of demanding better. At S.L.A.M. we believe that our young people, our children, students and siblings deserve sex education that centers and affirms them. With this goal in mind, conference organizer, Stephanie Zapata, has brought together some of the country’s top youth centered Sexperts of color. This virtual conference is not just educators or clinicians - if you have the opportunity to work…

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[Webinar]: New England PTTC: Adapting Prevention Programs for COVID-19

January 12 @ 1:00 pm
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Free

In this New England PTTC Prevention in Action webinar, we will hear how two prevention organizations have adapted their programs to accommodate the need for social distancing and reduced face-to-face programming due to the pandemic. This session will also include an opportunity to discuss and share other strategies for adapting prevention programs as well as live Q & A. Click HERE to Register

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[Webinar] Mental Health Crises- A New Team for 1st Response in RI

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until January 22, 2021

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The Rhode Island Association for Justice is sponsoring 3 hours of training on an alternative response team approach to 911 mental health crises calls. The purpose of this program is to learn from a successful program in Eugene, Oregon and work with current first responders to improve outcomes and resource use. CAHOOTS (Caring Assistance Helping Out on the Streets) is a program in which mental health providers and EMTs respond to mental health 911 calls. CAHOOTS has been providing this…

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Talking with Teens: A Discussion about Mental Health

January 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Free

Ask Prevention Specialist Bob Houghtaling and youth from the East Greenwich ASAPP group ANYTHING about mental health in this FREE webinar! Register here.

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[Webinar]: Six Elements of Effective Coalitions Series: Efficiency & Cohesion

January 21 @ 2:00 pm
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This webinar is the final installment of a four-part series, The Six Elements of Effective Coalitions, produced by the PTTC Network Community Coalitions and Collaborators Working Group. Webinar Objectives: Upon completion of this virtual learning experience, participants will be able to: 1. Define what efficiency and cohesion means for coalition members 2. Describe why fostering efficiency and cohesion is important to coalitions success 3. Share two coalition success stories to demonstrate how to foster efficiency and cohesion within your coalition…

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[Webinar] Mental Health Crises- A New Team for 1st Response in RI

January 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until January 22, 2021

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The Rhode Island Association for Justice is sponsoring 3 hours of training on an alternative response team approach to 911 mental health crises calls. The purpose of this program is to learn from a successful program in Eugene, Oregon and work with current first responders to improve outcomes and resource use. CAHOOTS (Caring Assistance Helping Out on the Streets) is a program in which mental health providers and EMTs respond to mental health 911 calls. CAHOOTS has been providing this…

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Mental Health Training for School Resource Officers

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 5, 2021 at 9:00 am

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Training for Kent and South County SRO's  - this is a two part training.  The first focuses on Early Trauma and its impact on youth behavior. The second explores the Adverse Childhood Experiences tool. Contact Kathy Sullivan at ksullivan@risas.org for more information.

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[Webinar] Mental Health Crises- A New Team for 1st Response in RI

January 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until January 22, 2021

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The Rhode Island Association for Justice is sponsoring 3 hours of training on an alternative response team approach to 911 mental health crises calls. The purpose of this program is to learn from a successful program in Eugene, Oregon and work with current first responders to improve outcomes and resource use. CAHOOTS (Caring Assistance Helping Out on the Streets) is a program in which mental health providers and EMTs respond to mental health 911 calls. CAHOOTS has been providing this…

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Kent County Prevention Coalition – monthly meeting

January 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Please contact Kathy Sullivan at ksullivan@risas.org for more information and for joining instructions.

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[Webinar]: A Conversation with Pierluigi Mancini, Director, National Hispanic and Latino PTTC

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Join Scott Gagnon, Director of the New England PTTC as he interviews Dr. Pierluigi Mancini during this one-hour special. This engaging hour-long discussion will focus on how to develop a successful cultural and linguistically appropriate Latino Prevention program; how to develop public service announcements and bilingual documentaries for communities who speak other languages; and how to develop and deliver a successful Pharmacy Bag campaign to combat prescription drug misuse. In addition, Dr. Mancini will speak to what the NHL-PTTC has done…

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Trauma-Informed Work with Students: Training for School Resource Officers

January 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 5, 2021 at 9:00 am

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Free Training for all South and Kent County School Resource Officers. This virtual training will be on two dates: Friday, January 29 and February 5 from 9 am - 12 pm. The Zoom link will be emailed to you. Space is LIMITED, so please register asap to guarantee your place. This workshop will help participants Increase their understanding of trauma as well as create an awareness of the impact of trauma on students’ behavior. Participants will develop trauma-informed responses that…

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February 2021

31st Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA’S 17th Prevention Day

February 1 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 4, 2021

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During Forum, you will get an opportunity to attend a variety of courses to expand your knowledge in prevention science and improve your skills in implementing evidence-based strategies. These in-depth courses are relevant for established emerging coalitions. Monday, February 1, will center around SAMHSA’s Prevention Day. Tuesday through Thursday will feature 12 training session blocks, which are 1.25 hours in length, with 15-minute wellness breaks following the first three sessions each day. The wellness breaks showcase low to high intensity workout videos designed to…

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31st Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA’S 17th Prevention Day

February 2 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 4, 2021

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During Forum, you will get an opportunity to attend a variety of courses to expand your knowledge in prevention science and improve your skills in implementing evidence-based strategies. These in-depth courses are relevant for established emerging coalitions. Monday, February 1, will center around SAMHSA’s Prevention Day. Tuesday through Thursday will feature 12 training session blocks, which are 1.25 hours in length, with 15-minute wellness breaks following the first three sessions each day. The wellness breaks showcase low to high intensity workout videos designed to…

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31st Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA’S 17th Prevention Day

February 3 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 4, 2021

None

During Forum, you will get an opportunity to attend a variety of courses to expand your knowledge in prevention science and improve your skills in implementing evidence-based strategies. These in-depth courses are relevant for established emerging coalitions. Monday, February 1, will center around SAMHSA’s Prevention Day. Tuesday through Thursday will feature 12 training session blocks, which are 1.25 hours in length, with 15-minute wellness breaks following the first three sessions each day. The wellness breaks showcase low to high intensity workout videos designed to…

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Opioids in Our Community: Perspectives for Parents

February 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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RI PBS, RI Student Assistance Services (RISAS), and the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH), present Opioids in Our Community: Perspectives for Parents on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event brings parents and guardians together with a panel of educators, counselors, and health experts. The goal is to provide parents and guardians with insight on opioid use disorder, as well as share resources. Opioids in Our Community: Perspectives for Parents will be held on Zoom. The event is free to…

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31st Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA’S 17th Prevention Day

February 4 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 4, 2021

None

During Forum, you will get an opportunity to attend a variety of courses to expand your knowledge in prevention science and improve your skills in implementing evidence-based strategies. These in-depth courses are relevant for established emerging coalitions. Monday, February 1, will center around SAMHSA’s Prevention Day. Tuesday through Thursday will feature 12 training session blocks, which are 1.25 hours in length, with 15-minute wellness breaks following the first three sessions each day. The wellness breaks showcase low to high intensity workout videos designed to…

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Mental Health Training for School Resource Officers

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 5, 2021 at 9:00 am

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Training for Kent and South County SRO's  - this is a two part training.  The first focuses on Early Trauma and its impact on youth behavior. The second explores the Adverse Childhood Experiences tool. Contact Kathy Sullivan at ksullivan@risas.org for more information.

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Trauma-Informed Work with Students: Training for School Resource Officers

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 5, 2021 at 9:00 am

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Free Training for all South and Kent County School Resource Officers. This virtual training will be on two dates: Friday, January 29 and February 5 from 9 am - 12 pm. The Zoom link will be emailed to you. Space is LIMITED, so please register asap to guarantee your place. This workshop will help participants Increase their understanding of trauma as well as create an awareness of the impact of trauma on students’ behavior. Participants will develop trauma-informed responses that…

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[Webinar] Trauma 101 for Educators

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Rhode Island Student Assistance Service (RISAS) Join Dr. Booth, Ph.D in an introduction to trauma and how it surfaces in the classroom using Providence and Central Falls as case studies. This training will provide basic information about neurobiology and the direct manifestation of trauma. Participants will discover the impact of increasing empathy and identifying and praising empathetic behaviors in our students. Click here to Register for this event

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Smithfield Prevention Coalition Meeting

February 9 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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One event on March 9, 2021 at 7:30 am

One event on April 13, 2021 at 7:30 am

One event on May 11, 2021 at 7:30 am

One event on June 8, 2021 at 7:30 am

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For more information, contact Andrea Paiva at apaiva@tricountyri.org.

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Johnston Prevention Coalition

February 10 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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One event on March 10, 2021 at 7:30 am

One event on April 14, 2021 at 7:30 am

One event on May 12, 2021 at 7:30 am

One event on June 9, 2021 at 7:30 am

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Contact Andrea Paiva at apaiva@tricountyri.org for more information.

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Building the Latinx Prevention Workforce – New England PTTC Webinar

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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There are many destabilizing aspects of social adaptation in the United States for Latinos including discovering their career path. Prevention is not a very well known field in the Hispanic/Latino community although many protective factors used in prevention are inherent to the Latino family. The journey toward building the Latinx Prevention Workforce must pay careful attention to issues of ethnic and cultural sensitivity and overall cultural competence. We know that culture and language pose significant barriers to providing the appropriate…

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Scituate Prevention Partnership Meeting

February 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on March 18, 2021 at 2:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 2:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2021 at 2:30 pm

One event on June 17, 2021 at 2:30 pm

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Contact Andrea Paiva at apaiva@tricountyri.org for more information.

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North Providence Prevention Coalition Meeting

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 26, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

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Contact Andrea Paiva at apaiva@tricountyri.org for more information.

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Kent County Prevention Coalition – monthly meeting

February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Please contact Kathy Sullivan at ksullivan@risas.org for more information and for joining instructions.

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[Webinar] Identifying and Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health Needs

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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RI Student Assistance Services & RI Department of Health In this webinar, Dr. Jencks will present how parents can recognize the signs that their child is experiencing mental health challenges. She will discuss ways parents can support their child and how to know when outside help is needed. There will be an opportunity for Q and A at the end. To Register, Click Here 

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Cranston Substance Abuse Task Force Meeting

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

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Contact Andrea Paiva at apaiva@tricountyri.org for more information.

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New England PTTC Webinar Series: Evaluation for Substance Use Prevention Professionals (PART 2)

February 24 @ 1:00 pm
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Prevention funding often requires program evaluation to demonstrate impacts, successes, challenges, opportunities, and efficiencies. However, conducting an evaluation is a science with many steps along the way Over four sessions, this webinar series will: Provide basic understanding of prevention science and the role of evaluation Describe evaluation planning and types of evaluation Discuss data collection tools and gap analysis techniques Discuss strategies for data analysis and communicating findings to stakeholders   For more information and to Register, Click HERE  

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Supporting LGBTQ+ Kids

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Free

This discussion about how to have meaningful conversations with LGBTQ+ kids will be facilitated by Dr. Will Giordano Perez. Register here!

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Amazing Grace

February 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Celebrate Black History Month with Lewis Dodley, Ph.D An evening of celebration, healing and understanding. Lewis Dodley, Ph. D., a nationally recognized speaker and educator, will share his thoughts and insights about race and a number of 'isms' that impact our lives. Please register here in advance.

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Virtual Training: Reaching Youth At Risk for Substance Use and Misuse

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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NASADAD, with support from the Hilton Foundation, is releasing a resource guide and hosting a virtual training on early intervention resources and practices for adolescents and transitional-aged youth. Early intervention (EI) strategies seek to identify youth who are at risk for substance use and misuse and to stop, or reduce, use before it escalates. Research indicates that early intervention can reduce youth substance use, misuse, and related problems before more severe conditions occur (National Academy of Sciences, 2015). Yet, early intervention has…

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[Webinar]: Integrating Grief and Loss Conversations into the SBIRT Model

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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According to the Dougy Center: The National Center for Grieving Children and Families, individuals cope with losses in different ways; therefore, there is no right or wrong way to grieve. In adolescents and young adults, feelings of loss and grief can develop from many things beyond a loved one's physical death, such as loss of developmental experiences or milestones. This webinar will explore the various definitions and components of grief and loss and how it can manifest in adolescents and…

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Webinar: Integrating Grief and Loss Conversations into the SBIRT Model

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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According to the Dougy Center: The National Center for Grieving Children and Families, individuals cope with losses in different ways; therefore, there is no right or wrong way to grieve. In adolescents and young adults, feelings of loss and grief can develop from many things beyond a loved one's physical death, such as loss of developmental experiences or milestones. This webinar will explore the various definitions and components of grief and loss and how it can manifest in adolescents and…

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Behavioral Health Matters: Diversity Inclusion Project Showcase

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 26, 2021 at 3:00 pm

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Join us as we highlight SAMHSA’s Diversity Inclusion Project Showcase (DIPS), a new initiative that aims to increase a more diverse pool of historically marginalized populations to grant funding opportunities by providing the chance to showcase their goals and populations served, to federal and state leaders, as well as philanthropic partners in a “Round Robin-style” of innovation. This is a two-day event scheduled from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., as follows: Thursday, February 25 and Friday, February 26. Your registration will…

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[Webinar] A Circle Tied to Mother Earth: Supplementing EBPs with Culturally Relevant Material

February 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Hosted By: New England PTTC Learn how the Institute for New England Native American Studies in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health developed a Native Youth focused supplement to add culturally relevant materials to an evidence-based prevention curriculum. This webinar will explore the challenges of adapting prevention materials for specific populations while maintaining program fidelity. This webinar is hosted as part of the New England PTTC Prevention in Action series. Register by February 25th. To Register, Click HERE…

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Behavioral Health Matters: Diversity Inclusion Project Showcase

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 26, 2021 at 3:00 pm

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Join us as we highlight SAMHSA’s Diversity Inclusion Project Showcase (DIPS), a new initiative that aims to increase a more diverse pool of historically marginalized populations to grant funding opportunities by providing the chance to showcase their goals and populations served, to federal and state leaders, as well as philanthropic partners in a “Round Robin-style” of innovation. This is a two-day event scheduled from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., as follows: Thursday, February 25 and Friday, February 26. Your registration will…

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March 2021

[Webinar] A Conversation with the National American Indian and Alaska Native PTTC

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hosted By: New England PTTC Join Scott Gagnon, Director of the New England PTTC as he interviews Dr. Anne Helene Skinstad and Sean Bear 1st during this one-hour special. This engaging hour-long discussion will focus on The National American Indian & Alaska Native Prevention Technology Transfer Center's (NAIAN-PTTC) training and technical assistance services to the substance abuse prevention field including professionals, paraprofessionals, organizations and others in the prevention community focused on American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. The NAIAN PTTC…

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