October 5, 2021
Alcohol is STILL a Drug: An Exploratory Webinar Series
Alcohol is STILL a drug. The opioid crisis, increase in stimulant misuse, and marijuana legalization dominate the news— yet alcohol remains the number one substance causing health, social, legal and financial problems throughout the US. We’ll take a deep dive into what we know about the full impact of alcohol overuse and the ways it affects every person in the US.
October 6, 2021
Promoting Engagement and Motivation in The Middle School Classroom 4 Part Series
Promoting engagement and motivation in the middle school classroom can be challenging, even more so as students are returning to the classroom in person. This four-part webinar series will describe a set of simple yet powerful practices that, when used consistently by teachers, can enhance engagement and motivation in middle school. Teachers and staff will learn simple practices to activate the Social Development Strategy, a proven approach to promoting healthy outcomes, in a school setting.
October 7, 2021
Presentation Development and Design Training
We use presentations as one of our primary strategies to share content knowledge, build skills, ignite calls to action and affect culture change. In this 3.5 hour virtual workshop, participants will learn practical skills to plan and deliver exceptional presentations using the tools and resources they already have. Special emphasis will be placed on audience analysis – in helping presenters determine the unique needs of each audience and developing material that will speak to those unique needs.
October 7, 2021
Prevention in Action: Cultivating Youth Mattering
The Maine Resiliency Building Network (MRBN) will host an interactive learning session on cultivating mattering for youth. State data highlights that a number of youth feel they don’t matter to their community and an overwhelming number suffer with anxiety, depression and feeling of loneliness. This session raises awareness of the science of mattering, provides data and offers strategies to foster connections to build stronger communities and ensure youth believe they are part of the solutions.
October 14, 2021
Improving Health Outcomes for Diverse Populations Part 1: Discrimination with Intention- Cultural & Structural Racism
1.25 CEU’s provided by NAADAC
Providers could inadvertently contribute to cultural & structural racism if we are not aware of the attitudes, opinions, and beliefs that marginalize BIPOC. This workshop deals with understanding the behaviors contributing to disparities and the marginalization of BIPOC, such as stigma, stereotyping, and macroaggressions. We will also discuss practical strategies to help providers create a safe space holding an environment of respect, belonging and inclusion for all the people we serve regardless of race.
October 18, 2021
Same Players, New Products: E-Cigarettes are Hooking a New Generation
The CDC Office of Smoking and Health (OSH) is hosting a webinar on E-Cigarettes and Vaping.