Training & Events

Trainings and events sponsored by our partners and other organizations

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 - 2021

Firearms, Means Safety, and Suicide Prevention: A Clinical Workshop

September 22, 2021
When: September 22, 2021; 11:00am - 2:30pm Location: Virtual About: Clinical and medical interventions for suicidal crisis must include discussions of access to firearms and safe storage. This training will address the problem of suicide, the read more …

The Intersection of Harm Reduction, Prevention, and Recovery - Part 2

September 22, 2021
When: September 22, 2021; 2:30 - 4:30pm (Part 1: September 15, 2021; 2:30 - 4:30pm) Location: Virtual About: This webinar series will illustrate the common goals within the fields of prevention, recovery, and harm reduction such as: reducing the read more …

Suicide Prevention During COVID: A Continuing Priority

September 22, 2021
When: September 22, 2021; 3:30pm Location: Virtual About: Livestream event on suicide prevention during the pandemic, focusing on unemployment, youth, and other population subgroups who may be experiencing elevated risk. Sponsor: National Institute of read more …

Education vs. Lobbying

September 22, 2021
When: September 22, 2021; 1:00 - 2:30pm Location: Virtual About: This webinar will address the differences between education and lobbying, where the line is between them and how to achieve your policy goals with and without direct lobbying. Sponsor: read more …

Improving Prevention’s Reactivity to Emerging Trends

September 22, 2021
When: September 22, 2021; 2:00 - 3:30pm Location: Virtual About: This webinar will discuss evidence-based strategies for substance use prevention professionals to respond more quickly to emerging trends. Prevention professionals face an ever-shifting read more …

MACC 2021 Annual Meeting & Conference

September 22, 2021

When: September 22-23, 2021

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence

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Focus on Fidelity: Using CQI to Improve Program Implementation

September 23, 2021
When: September 23, 2021; 2:00 - 5:00pm Location: Virtual About: Fidelity is the degree to which a program is implemented as intended. Prevention program teams should measure fidelity because nothing will change if the program is not implemented as read more …

Cultural Competency (Coalition Capacity-Building Webinar)

September 24, 2021

When: September 24, 2021; 11:30am - 12:30pm

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: PreventionFIRST!

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Columbia Protocol Training

September 24, 2021
When: September 24, 2021; 10:00 - 11:30am Location: Virtual About: Free training on the the Columbia Protocol, also known as the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS). The Protocol supports suicide risk assessment through a read more …

Cultural Competency

September 24, 2021
When: September 24, 2021; 11:30am - 12:30pm Location: Virtual About: Presenter is Cameron Foster, OCPSA, CDCA; Community Relations/Outreach Coordinator; Addiction Services Council  Sponsor: PreventionFIRST! For more information, go read more …

Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

September 27, 2021
When: September 27, 2021; 1:30-4:45pm Location: Virtual About: One of 15, 3-hour sessions that may be taken independently, or attendees may choose to participate in the entire series. 45 total CEU hours are available from the Ohio Chemical Dependency read more …

Presenting New Directions for Substance Use Prevention

September 27, 2021
When: September 27, 2021; 12:00 - 1:15pm Location: Virtual About: Substance use prevention, along with treatment and recovery support, is a key component of the public health approach needed to transform how our nation addresses addiction. Yet, prevention read more …

2021 Coalition Academy

September 28, 2021
When: September 28-29, 2021 Location: Virtual About: This annual two-day behavioral health prevention conference provides learning opportunities for coalitions, community leaders, public health professionals, behavioral health specialists, social read more …

Introduction to Advanced Ethics: Cultural Humility & Cultural Competence (Session 1 of 2)

September 28, 2021
When: September 28, 2021; 1:00 - 2:30pm Location: Virtual About: Professional ethical standards are based on values. Values are the basic beliefs that an individual thinks to be true and are also seen as guiding principles in one’s life or the read more …

Enhancing Prevention Research Related to Substance Use and Addiction: Identifying Research Gaps and Opportunities with ABCD Study Data

September 28, 2021
When: September 28, 2021; 12:00 - 4:00pm Location: Virtual About: This meeting will connect the fields of epidemiology, developmental neuroscience, and prevention to improve the integration of Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study read more …

Research Into Action: Youth Participatory Action Research for Youth Substance Use Prevention

September 29, 2021
When: September 29, 2021; 1:00 - 2:00pm Location: Virtual About: During this session, Dr. Elizabeth Salerno Valdez will discuss her recent article, “Youth Participatory Action Research for Youth Substance Use Prevention: A Systematic read more …

National Prevention Specialist Conference

October 12, 2021
When: October 12-15, 2021 Location: Virtual About: Pick and choose which workshops you want to attend, or choose all of them. Offering Ethics refresher and also the Prevention Specialist exam prep course, plus many more for prevention certification or read more …

Transforming Care: LGBTQ+ and HIV Health Equity Conference

October 13, 2021
When: October 13-15, 2021 Location: The Ohio State University Fawcett Center About: his year’s conference theme, “We see us!” challenges the LGBTQ+ community, queer people of color, people living with HIV, caretakers, and read more …

Introduction to Advanced Ethics: Social Justice and Ethics (Session 2 of 2)

October 19, 2021
When: October 19, 2021; 1:00 - 2:30pm Location: Virtual About: Professional ethical standards are based on values. Values are the basic beliefs that an individual thinks to be true and are also seen as guiding principles in one’s life or the read more …

The Convergence of Video Games and Gambling

October 21, 2021
When: October 21, 2021; 12:00 - 1:00pm Location: Virtual Sponsors: McGill University's International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High Risk Behaviors and National Council on Problem Gambling For more information, go read more …

Ethics in Prevention

October 21, 2021
When: October 21, 2021; 9:00am - 12:00pm Location: Virtual About: Training objectives: Define ethics & related terms Describe the six principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics &how they relate to the Ohio Prevention Code of Ethics & Scope read more …

What’s on the Horizon: Connections between racism and health

October 27, 2021
When: October 27, 2021; 1:00 - 3:00pm Location: Virtual About: This online forum will provide an overview of the role racism has played in shaping the health of Ohioans of color. Speakers will discuss barriers to learning about racism and provide new read more …

NAADAC 2021 Annual Conference

October 28, 2021
When: October 28-30, 2021 Location: Virtual About: This exciting virtual experience will include six interactive keynote sessions, over 50 immersive breakout sessions, a live Q&A with NAADAC and NCC AP leadership, two engaging panel discussions, virtual read more …

Partnerships and Interventions to Improve Outcomes for Children of Addicted Parents

November 12, 2021
When: November 12, 2021; 8:00am - 3:15pm Location: Virtual About: The program will focus on current research and early childhood strategies to build academic success. Keys for effectively engaging families and supporting mental and behavioral health in read more …

Is it Gambling? The Evolution of Chance in Video Games and Esports

November 18, 2021
When: November 18, 2021; 12:00 - 1:00pm Location: Virtual Sponsors: McGill University's International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High Risk Behaviors and National Council on Problem Gambling For more information, go read more …

National Guard: A Coalition Resource (Coalition Capacity-Building Webinar)

November 19, 2021

When: November 19, 2021; 11:30am - 12:30pm

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: PreventionFIRST!

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Ohio Teen Institute (OTI) Weekend

December 10, 2021
When: December 10-12, 2021 Location: Recreation Unlimited; Ashley, Ohio About: Three-day youth-led prevention event. Sponsor: Ohio Teen Institute (OTI) For updates and more information, go read more …