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Attend a training session today!

Learn about substance use, misuse and abuse, including the root causes and societal costs. Most importantly, learn how YOU and your organization can PREVENT the harmful consequences of substance use in your community.

What is the Prevention Training Academy?
The Prevention Training Academy builds capacity of local groups and organizations to conduct substance use primary prevention work. Attendees learn about substance use and what they can do to prevent substance use in San Mateo County communities using environmental strategy.

Weren’t able to attend a recent training session? Check out recordings and selected webinars below:

Trainings are held 4 – 5 times per month plus one film screening per month on selected topics relevant to substance use prevention including: Alcohol, Marijuana, Tobacco, Opioids, Marijuana Legalization, Health Policies, Coalition Building, Social Media, Evaluation, and many more.

Who should attend?
Community-Based Organizations, Community Leaders, Faith-Based Organizations, Policy Makers, Health System Staff, School Personnel, Law Enforcement, Human Services Agency staff, staff from other counties. All trainings are open to the public.

Awesome – How do I get more information?
Anyone interested can contact Kathy Reyes (ekreyes@smcgov.org) or visit our Eventbrite page for a full list of available training sessions. 

Alcohol 101 – Health Impacts 

Title:  Alcohol: The Way You Define the Problem Influences the Solution
Presenter:  Dan Hungerford, DrPH, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Source:  Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC) funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Materials:  Knowledge Check Survey - Alcohol
Required for Credit: Knowledge Check Survey (Prevention Partnerships- please turn in completed form to your monitor.)

Alcohol Prevention Initiatives

Title: Alcohol Prevention Initiatives: Community Change
Presenter:  Fahad Qurashi, Youth Leadership Institute
Source: Prevention Training Academy, Community Health Promotion Unit       
Materials:  Powerpoint - Alcohol Prevention Initiative  Continuum of Change Matrix  YLI Public Health Triangle
Recorded on: July 11th, 2017   
Required for credit:  1. Evaluation - Once you have viewed the recording, please click the link to fill out an evaluation.
2. Initiative/Project Assignment (Prevention Partnerships – see webinar for instructions. Please write your answers in a word document and turn in to your contract monitor)

Marijuana 101-Health Impacts

Title: Marijuana: Its Impact on the Adolescent Brain For Practitioners
Presenter: Ralph Cantor, Educator and Consultant
Source: Prevention Training Academy, Community Health Promotion
Materials:  Powerpoint - Marijuana 101 Health Impacts Knowledge Check Survey - Marijuana
Recorded on: July 25th, 2017
Required for credit:  1. Evaluation - Once you have viewed the recording, please click the link to fill out an evaluation.
2. Knowledge Check Survey – (Prevention Partnerships- please turn in completed form to your monitor.)

Marijuana Prevention Initiatives

Video 1:

Title:  Marijuana Prevention in a Post-Legalization Era
Materials: [file:6446}, Cannabis Chapter Highlight
Recorded on:  July 25th, 2017

Video 2:

Title:  Prop 64: The Basics 
Presenters: Victor Ponto and Jordan Ferguson
Source: Best Best and Krieger LLP  
Materials:  Knowledge Check Survey Marijuana Prevention
Recorded on:  November 30th, 2016
Required for Credit:  1.  Evaluation - Once you have viewed the webinar, please click the link to fill out an evaluation.                            2.  Knowledge Check Survey – (Prevention Partnerships- please watch both videos; turn in completed form to your monitor.)                            3.  There are two videos in this section.  Must watch both for credit.

Opioid 101-Health Impacts

Title:  Opioid 101:  Health Impacts 
Presenters:  Anjanette DeVito, BSN, PHN, RN, Santa Clara County,  Edith Cabuslay, MPH, San Mateo County
Source:  Prevention Training Academy
Materials:  Opioids 101 Presentation 1 of 2 Opioids 101 Presentation 2 of 2
Recorded on:  August 15th, 2017 
Required for Credit:  1.  Evaluation - Once you have viewed the video , please complete an  evaluation. 2.  Knowledge Check Post-test (Prevention Partnerships – please turn in completed form to your monitor  Webinar Knowledge Check Post test_opiodprevention Webinar Knowledge Check Post test_opioids101

Opioid Prevention Initiatives

Title:  Opioid Prevention: Rx Safe Marin 
Presenter:  Maureen “Mo” De Nieva-Marsh, Senior Program Coordinator, RxSafe Marin Prevention Training Academy
Materials:  RxSafe Marin San Mateo AUG 2017 
Recorded on:  August 15th, 2017 
Required for Credit:  1. Evaluation 2. Knowledge check Post-test (Prevention Partnerships – please turn in completed form to your monitor) Webinar Knowledge Check Post test opioidprevention

Tobacco 101: Tobacco and Smoking – The Past, Present and Future

Title:  Tobacco 101:  Tobacco and Smoking – The Past, Present and Future 
Presenter:  Shaunda Scruggs, MSHS, Tobacco Prevention Program Director, Community Health Promotion Unit and Matthew L. Springer, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA Source:  Prevention Training Academy
Materials:  Tobacco101 Slide 1 of 2 Tobacco101 Slide 2 of 2   
Required for Credit:  1. Evaluation – Once you have viewed the video , please complete an evaluation.                                                                 2.  Knowledge Check Post-test (Prevention Partnerships – please turn in completed form to your monitor). Webinar Knowledge Check Post Test_Tobacco 101

Tobacco Prevention Initiatives 

 Title:  Tobacco Prevention Initiatives:  Just the Two of US - Tobacco and Marijuana 
Presenter:  Alexandra Winston, Statewide Technical Assistance Trainer, UCSF’s The Loop
Materials:  Tobacco Prevention_Just The Two of Us
Recorded on:  August 17th, 2017 
Required for Credit:  1.  Evaluation                                                           2.  Knowledge check Post-test (Prevention Partnerships – please turn in completed form to your monitor).  Webinar Knowledge Check Post Test_Tobacco Prevention

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