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Aligning Prevention to Appropriate Populations
November 22, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Prevention activities are typically categorized by the following three definitions: primary, secondary and tertiary. Strategies ranging from community education to neighborhood awareness around health issues are some of the actions that can be implemented at the local level. The training will provide a survey of prevention strategies including a discussion of universal, selective and indicated strategies proven to reduce substance use.
- Gain an understanding of the differences in primary, secondary and tertiary prevention efforts
- Apply universal, selective and indicated strategy concepts to your location population
- Understand program fit requirements based on local needs assessment results
Jamie Edwards, MA, M.Ed has over 25 years of experience as a program director, educator and researcher related to substance use prevention and treatment. He is a North Carolina Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS), Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) and Clinical Supervisor Intern (CSI). Jamie is Managing Partner for Cabin Village and Associates, LLC that has recently provided consulting services related to substance use prevention in North Carolina, Virginia, Texas, Illinois and North Dakota. Jamie also provides clinical substance use assessment, outpatient treatment services and clinical supervision efforts in the Northwest Piedmont of North Carolina.
The above trainings are designed for community-based youth advocates, non profit professionals, human services staff and citizens who wish to learn more about implementing evidence based prevention interventions in their community.
The event is intended to serve the needs of novice to moderately experienced professionals or anyone interested in learning more about substance use prevention.
Continuing Education Credit Status
An application for continuing education credit has been submitted to the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board.
This training series is a community development project of Surry/Stokes Friends of Youth and Cabin Village & Associates, LLC and offered at no cost to the citizens of Surry County. Limited seats are available for each training session.