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

Events - 2020

PreventionFIRST! Funrdaiser & Awards Luncheon

April 24, 2020
When: April 24, 2020; 12:00 - 1:30pm Location: Madison Event Center; Covington, KY About: Annual event, featuring keynote speaker Mark Anthony Garrett. For more information, go read more …

We Are the Majority Rally

May 5, 2020
When: May 5, 2020 Location: Ohio Statehouse (and surrounding area); Columbus 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 shows, read more …

ADAPAO Conference 2020

May 7, 2020
When: May 7, 2020; 9:00am - 4:00pm About: Join Ohio’s prevention community for a day of education and critical thinking about prevention! The one-day ADAPAO Conference takes place Thursday, May 7, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm in Columbus. The conference read more …

Midwest Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Summit

May 14, 2020
When: May 14-15, 2020 Location: Columbus, OH About: This two- day summit will focus on providers of suicide prevention across the midwest, from coalitions and organizations dedicated to preventing suicide and promoting mental health wellness, prevention read more …

Trauma-Informed Care Summit

May 19, 2020
When: May 18-20, 2020 (Pre-conference on May 18; Conference on May 19-20) Location: Residence Inn by Marriott Columbus - University Area About: For the first time, the Summit will include a day-long pre-conference on May 18 featuring eight learning read more …

Ohio Teen Institute

June 7, 2020
When: June 7-11, 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 16, 2020
When: June 16-19, 2020 Location: Ohio Dominican University; Columbus, Ohio About: Our one-of-a-kind conference experience, led by trained teens alongside adults, is the training that groups across the country count on annually to serve as a vital read more …

2020 School SUCCESS Conference

June 25, 2020
When: June 25-26, 2020 Location: Miami University; Oxford, OH 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 …

Ohio Prevention Conference

June 29, 2020
When: June 29 - July 1, 2020 Location: Ohio Union; The Ohio State University About:  The conference will bring together prevention practitioners to learn about the latest in prevention science, increase competency in the selection and read more …

Communities Coming Together

June 29, 2020
When: June 29-30, 2020 Location: Mount Vernon Nazarene University; 800 Martinsburg Road; The Chapel; Mount Vernon, OH 43050 About: This conference offers several professional development tracks and opportunities for continuing education read more …

National Conference on Gambling Addiction and & Responsible Gambling

July 22, 2020
When: July 22-25, 2020 Location: Washington, D.C. About: Explore exceptional content from more than 100 regional, national & international experts in gambling addiction and responsible gambling. Enjoy extensive networking and social opportunities. read more …

CADCA Mid-Year Training Institute

July 26, 2020
When: July 26-30, 2020 Location: Gaylord Opryland; Nashville, TN About: During Mid-Year, you will get an opportunity to attend a variety of courses to expand your knowledge in prevention science and improve your skills in implementing read more …

HECAOD National Meeting

August 2, 2020

When: August 2-6, 2020

Location: Ohio Union; The Ohio State University; Columbus, OH

About: More details to come.

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National Prevention Network Conference

August 25, 2020
When: August 25-27, 2020 Location: Sheraton Birmingham; 2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N.; Birmingham, AL 35203 About: The purpose of the National Prevention Network (NPN) Conference is to highlight the latest research in the substance use prevention read more …