Training & Events

Trainings and events sponsored by ADAPAO and our partners

ADAPAO lists training, education and other opportunities sponsored by our partners and the organizations with which our members are employed or serve as volunteers. Please send relevant education and training listings to mail@adapao.org.

Events - 2019

PreventionFIRST! Annual Community Awards Luncheon

April 26, 2019
When: April 26, 2019; 12:00 - 1:30pm Location: Xavier University - Cintas Center About: Annual recognition of individuals, organizations and coalitions dedicated to the prevention of substance use/misuse. This year's theme is the Power of read more …

We Are the Majority Rally

April 30, 2019
When: April 30, 2019; 8:00am - 1:00pm Location: Ohio Statehouse; Columbus, Ohio About: Every day, teens are bombarded with messages telling them what to do, how to look, and who to be with. These messages are found wherever kids turn—on television read more …

HPIO 2019 Health Value Dashboard Forum

April 30, 2019
When: April 30, 2019; 10:30am - 2:30pm (registration begins at 10:00am) Location: Stark Conference Center; 6000 Frank Ave. NW; North Canton, OH 44720 About: HPIO is releasing the 2019 Health Value Dashboard! As part of the read more …

ADAPAO Conference 2019

May 2, 2019
When: May 2, 2019; 9:00am - 4:00pm Location: The Boat House at Confluence Park; 679 W. Spring Street; Columbus, OH 43215 About: The ADAPAO Conference is a prevention-focused, one-day event bringing together Ohio's prevention community for  day of read more …

Ethics in Prevention

May 3, 2019
When: May 3, 2019; 8:00am - 3:00pm Location: The Boat House at Confluence Park; 679 W. Spring Street; Columbus, OH 43215 About: In any human service field, it is important to practice ethical behavior. Though prevention specialists are not working in a read more …

ASAP Drug Summit

May 3, 2019
When: May 3, 2019; 8:00am - 4:00pm Location: Kent State University-Trumbull Campus; 4314 Mahoning Avenue; Classroom Building; Warren, OH 44483 About: The ASAP Coalition invites counselors, social workers, chemical dependency professionals, nurses, recovery read more …

Star Behavioral Health Provider Trainings - Tier 1 Training

May 7, 2019
When: May 7, 2019 Location: Lancaster, OH About: Star Behavioral Health Providers (SBHP) is an initiative in Ohio developed through a collaboration with the Ohio National Guard, Ohio Department of Veterans Services, OhioMHAS, The Ohio State read more …

2018 Foundations in Prevention

May 10, 2019
When: September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14 (2018); January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10 (2019). All sessions 8:30am - 12:00pm (registration open at 8:00am) Location: Montgomery County ADAMHS; 409 E. Monument Avenue, Suite 201; read more …

Nonprofit Law 101: Foundational Basics

May 14, 2019
When: May 14, 2019; 9:00 - 11:00am Location: Interact for Health; 3805 Edwards Road, Suite 500; Cincinnati, OH 45209 About: In order to avoid diverting precious time and resources away from their mission, nonprofit organizations need to read more …

OCI-SOCPA Annual Conference

May 15, 2019
When: May 15, 2019; 9:30am - 3:30pm About: Ohio College Initiative - Small Ohio College Prevention Association conference will feature: Opportunities to network with peers from other campuses on how they are addressing the prevention of substance read more …

OCI-SOCPA Annual Conference

May 15, 2019
When: May 15, 2019; 9:30am - 3:30pm Where: The Athletic Club of Columbus; 136 E Broad St; Columbus, OH 43215 About: Opportunities to network with peers from other campuses on how they are addressing the prevention of substance misuse and the promotion of read more …

Star Behavioral Health Provider Trainings - Tier 1 Training

May 16, 2019
When: May 16, 2019 Location: Dayton, OH About: Star Behavioral Health Providers (SBHP) is an initiative in Ohio developed through a collaboration with the Ohio National Guard, Ohio Department of Veterans Services, OhioMHAS, The Ohio State read more …

Northeast Ohio Regional LOSS Team Training

May 17, 2019
When: May 17, 2019; 8:00am - 5:00pm Location: Stark County About: Local Outreach of Suicide Survivor (LOSS) Teams provide postvention, crisis response, and outreach services to community members after the loss of a loved one to suicide.  This LOSS read more …

Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)

May 20, 2019
When: May 20-23, 2019 Location: PreventionFIRST!; 2100 Sherman Avenue, Suite 102; Cincinnati, OH 45212 About: The Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) training is designed to provide an understanding of the discipline of the read more …

Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting

May 28, 2019
When: May 28-31, 2019 Location: Hyatt Regency San Francisco; San Francisco, California About: The theme for the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 27thAnnual Meeting is “Prevention Science in a Big Data World.” The Society for Prevention read more …

Evidence Based Prevention

May 29, 2019
When: May 29, 2019; 9:00am - 12:00pm OR 1:00pm - 4:00pm Location: PreventionFIRST!; 2100 Sherman Avenue, Suite 102; Cincinnati, OH 45212 About: This workshop will focus on the foundational concepts of substance use prevention. Participants will be read more …

Grief & Advocacy Conference (Columbus, Ohio): The G.A.P. Network

June 1, 2019
When: June 1, 2019; 9:00am - 4:00pm Location: TBA (Columbus, Ohio) About: Every day accidental drug overdose claims 14 Ohioans, and those reeling from the loss of a loved one often can’t find a place to turn. The G.A.P. Network (Grief to Advocacy read more …

How to Read a Media Report and Plan Your Media Promotion (webinar)

June 6, 2019
When: June 6, 2019; 11:30am - 12:00pm Location: Webinar About: Presented by PF! Environmental Prevention Program Manager Jennifer Bierer, BA. Sponsor: PreventionFIRST! For more information, read more …

Northwest Ohio Regional LOSS Team Training

June 7, 2019
When: June 7, 2019; 8:00am - 5:00pm Location: Putnam County About: Local Outreach of Suicide Survivor (LOSS) Teams provide postvention, crisis response, and outreach services to community members after the loss of a loved one to suicide.  This read more …

Ohio's 2019 Opiate Conference

June 10, 2019
When: June 10-11, 2019 Location: Hyatt Regency; Columbus, OH About: The conference will focus on e orts related to opioid and other substance use disorder prevention, education, intervention, treatment, recovery, family supports and community read more …

Ohio Teen Institute

June 10, 2019
When: June 10-14, 2019 Location: Heidelberg University; Tiffin, Ohio About: Ohio Teen Institute (OTI) is a week long drug free leadership conference for high school students. Through the program, students develop the skills to become a positive read more …

Youth to Youth International Conference

June 18, 2019
When: June 18-21, 2019 Location: Ohio Dominican University; Columbus, Ohio About: Nationally, Youth to Youth is the recognized leader for engaging youth in positive change. Each summer, Youth to Youth offers tremendous leadership opportunities for high read more …

School SUCCESS Conference

June 19, 2019
When: June 19-20, 2019 Location: Miami University; Oxford, Ohio About: The SUCCESS (Schools Understanding Critical Components Empowering Student Success) Conference is for anyone who cares about the mental wellness of K-12 read more …

Coalition Leadership

June 19, 2019
When: June 19, 2019; 9:00am - 12:00pm OR 1:00pm - 4:00pm Location: PreventionFIRST!; 2100 Sherman Avenue, Suite 102; Cincinnati, OH 45212 About: This workshop will provide training on prevention 101, coalition building, and the Strategic Prevention read more …

2019 Ohio Prevention Conference (formerly OPEC)

June 24, 2019
When: June 24-26, 2019 Location: Ohio Union; The Ohio State University; 1739 N. High Street; Columbus, OH 43210 About: The conference will bring together prevention practitioners to learn about the latest in prevention science, increase competency in read more …

Star Behavioral Health Provider Trainings - Tier 1 Training

June 27, 2019
When: June 27, 2019 Location: Mansfield, OH About: Star Behavioral Health Providers (SBHP) is an initiative in Ohio developed through a collaboration with the Ohio National Guard, Ohio Department of Veterans Services, OhioMHAS, The Ohio State read more …

CADCA Mid-Year Training Institute

July 14, 2019
When: July 14-18, 2019 Location: Gaylord Texan Hotel; Dallas, Texas Sponsor: Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) For more information, go read more …

33rd National Conference on Problem Gambling

July 17, 2019
When: July 19-20 (Pre-conference: July 17-18), 2019 Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown; Denver, Colorado About: The conference will feature thought leaders from the areas of prevention, education, treatment, enforcement, research, responsible read more …

33rd National Conference on Problem Gambling & Responsible Gaming

July 17, 2019
When: July 19-20, 2019 (Pre-conference July 17-18, 2019) Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel; Denver, Colorado About: The 33rd National Conference on Problem Gambling and Responsible Gaming will feature thought leaders from the areas of read more …

HECAOD National Meeting

July 29, 2019
When: July 29 - August 1, 2019 Location: Blackwell Inn & Conference Center; The Ohio State University; Columbus, OH About: With a focus on meeting the needs of campus professionals working in the field of substance misuse prevention and collegiate read more …

Addiction Studies Institute

July 31, 2019
When: July 31 - August 2, 2019 Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center; Columbus, OH About: The largest midwest conference of its kind providing an array of dynamic educational sessions for the chemical dependency counselor, social worker, read more …

Healt Disparities Research Institute

August 12, 2019
When: August 12-16, 2019 Location: Bethesda, Maryland About: The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will host the Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) on August 12-16, 2019. The HDRI aims to support the research read more …

How to Build a Youth Coalition Step-By-Step (webinar)

September 5, 2019
When: September 5, 2019; 11:30am - 12:00pm Location: Webinar About: Presented by PF! Director of Prevention Action Christi Valentini-Lackner, BS, OCPC. Sponsor: PreventionFIRST! For more information, go read more …

Coalition Academy 2019

September 10, 2019
When: September 10, 2019 Location: Great Wolf Lodge; 2501 Great Wolf Drive; Mason, OH 45040 About: Join community leaders throughout Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana for this one day comprehensive behavioral health prevention conference. Learn more about read more …

Integrating Primary and Behavioral Health Care Through the Lens of Prevention Conference

November 13, 2019
When: November 13-15, 2019 Location: Astor Crowne Plaza; New Orleans, Louisiana About: Conference mission: As national leaders in the prevention field we are committed to improving behavioral and primary health outcomes by integrating these with the science read more …

How to Track and Evaluate Your Coalition's Work with Minimal Funds (webinar)

December 5, 2019
When: December 5, 2019; 11:30am - 12:00pm Location: Webinar About: Presented by PF! Evaluation Program Manager Sarah Sawmiller, MPH, OCPS. Sponsor: PreventionFIRST! For more information, read more …