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

Media 201: Mastering Your Messaging and Owning Your Interview

April 13, 2021
When: April 13, 2021; 8:30am - 12:30pm Location: Virtual About: Let the media experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital help you practice: How to master your message How to prepare for a media read more …

Applying Prevention Science to Practice: What Implementation Experts Need to Know About Fidelity (Part 1)

April 13, 2021
When: April 13, 2:00pm (part 2: May 18) Location: Virtual About: The two-part series kicks off April 13 with a Zoom presentation focused on specific tools for prevention practitioners in determining what behavior they are trying to change and why. The read more …

Factors Associated with Suicidal Ideation Among Transgender Individuals: Current Status and Future Directions

April 15, 2021
When: April 11, 2021; 11:00am - 12:15pm Location: Virtual About: According to the World Health Organization, suicide is the 10th-leading cause of death. Moreover, previous research has demonstrated a higher propensity of suicidal behaviors among read more …

Power of Postvention Workshop Series

April 16, 2021
When: April 2, 16, 30; May  14, 28; June 11, 25; 1:00pm Location: Virtual About: The series consists of seven components and will include practical information on the aftermath of suicide so that participants can return to their community read more …

Volunteer Training for LOSS Teams Throughout Ohio

April 17, 2021
When: April 17, 2012; 9:00am - 2:00pm Location: Virtual About: This virtual, interactive training is for people interested in volunteering as a LOSS Team member in their county. It is recommended that suicide loss survivors be at least two years out read more …

Coalitions Rising

April 19, 2021
When: April 19, 2021; 9:00am - 5:00pm Location: Virtual About: The day will feature four presentations from national leaders in the prevention field. Registration is free and separate for each session. (See link below for details about each read more …

Avoiding COVID-19 Burnout: Self Care & Resiliency for Public Health Leaders

April 19, 2021
When: April 19, 2021; 2:00 - 3:00pm Location: Virtual About: Presented by Joan Kenerson King, RN, MSN, Integrated Health Senior Consultant, National Council for Behavioral Health and Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT, Director, Trauma-Informed read more …

Ethics in Prevention Foundations

April 19, 2021
When: April 19-30, 2021 Location: Virtual About: Six hours of training over two weeks. While moderated, this online ethics course is asynchronous and completed at your pace within the module timeframes. Nothing happens “live”, but the read more …

Tired, Wired, Mired And Inspired!: Strategies For Preventing Burnout and Compassion Fatigue

April 19, 2021
When: April 19, 2021; 11:00am - 1:00pm Location: Virtual About: Many people who work in human services consider their work to be a "calling." Two occupational hazards, burnout and compassion fatigue/secondary trauma can threaten to undermine that read more …

Staying Connected with Students and Youth during COVID-19 Part 3: Tips for Keeping the “Social” in Social Emotional Learning

April 19, 2021
When: April 19, 2021; 3:00 - 4:00pm Location: Virtual About: Many youths are experiencing high levels of stress as school schedules change due to the coronavirus pandemic. Youth are frequently finding themselves separated from friends and read more …

Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

April 20, 2021
When: April 20, 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 …

SPCA Annual Meeting: Faith, Hope and Resiliency

April 20, 2021
When: April 20, 2021; 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Virtual About: Hear from celebrated presenter Karen Vadino. Session description: Life is filled with challenges. These challenges show up in our lives in many different ways – often when we least read more …

Prevention Ethics

April 20, 2021
When: April 20, 2021; 1:00 - 4:00pm Location: Virtual About: Three hours of OCDPB approved prevention ethics. Please note that these hours are NOT approved ethics for chemical dependency counselors, social workers, or anyone else. Sponsor: Prevention read more …

The G.A.P. Network Conference

April 21, 2021
When: April 21-22, 2021 Location: Virtual About: Two-day conference on grief, advocacy, and prevention. Sponsor: Prevention Action Alliance For more information, go read more …

Engaging the Firearm Community in Suicide Prevention

April 22, 2021
When: April 22, 2021; 11:00am - 12:15pm Location: Virtual About: Following this presentation, participants will :- Recognize the linkage between reducing access to lethal means and preventing suicide- Understand the importance of engaging the firearm read more …

More than Sad: Suicide Prevention for Parents

April 22, 2021
When: April 22, 2021; 7:00 - 8:00pm Location: Virtual About: This training teaches parents how to be smart about mental health. Parents will learn how to recognize signs of depression and other mental health problems, initiate a read more …

Working with Latinos: Toward a Better Understanding of Evidence-Based Programs and Practice

April 22, 2021
When: April 22, 2021; 2:00 - 3:30pm Location: Virtual About: The webinar will explain important aspects of evidence-based programs (EBPs) that prevention providers should consider when selecting an EBP for use with Latino read more …

Adapting & Accelerating

April 23, 2021
When: April 23, 2021; 9:00am - 3:30pm Location: Virtual About: A free, virtual training for youth-service professionals on finding new and innovative ways of adapting to new normals. Keynote speakers, breakout sessions, youth panel, networking, and more. read more …

Integrating Cultural Proficiency into Prevention

April 26, 2021
When: April 26, 2021; 11:00am - 2:00pm Location: Virtual About: Cultural proficiency is critical to promoting behavioral health equity. To address substance abuse and mental health concerns in communities effectively, prevention practitioners need to read more …

Improving Health of Communities: A Learning Network Approach

April 27, 2021
When: April 27, 2021; 9:00 - 10:30am Location: Virtual About: Presented by Dr. Uma Kotogal, this session will focus on approaches to improve outcomes for children in Ohio using a Learning Network Model. The presentation will describe the use of read more …

Creating Habits for a Healthier Mind

April 27, 2021
When: April 27, 2021; 11:30am - 12:30pm Location: Virtual About: Are you hoping to change a few things in your daily life? While we may not always be able to transform the conditions around us, we can build habits to alter the ways that we show up read more …

Preventing Underage Alcohol Use Part 1: An Overview of Data and Strategies

April 28, 2021
When: April 28, 2021; 1:00 - 2:30pm Location: Virtual About: This webinar will provide a broad overview of the current state of underage drinking and related prevention efforts. It will include a review of the data on the prevalence of alcohol use and read more …

Media 201: Mastering Your Messaging and Owning Your Interview

April 29, 2021
When: April 29, 2021; 1:00 - 5:00pm Location: Virtual About: Let the media experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital help you practice: How to master your message How to prepare for a media interview A read more …

Reversing the Trend of Irreversible Actions: Teen Suicide Prevention for Providers, Parents and Teens

April 29, 2021
When: April 29, 2021; 11:00am - 12:15pm Location: Virtual About:The Ohio AAP created the Store It Safe (SIS) Program in 2015 to address the issue of childhood firearm injuries and deaths. Teen suicide was a growing concern prior to impacts of the COVID-19 read more …

Power of Postvention Workshop Series

April 30, 2021
When: April 2, 16, 30; May  14, 28; June 11, 25; 1:00pm Location: Virtual About: The series consists of seven components and will include practical information on the aftermath of suicide so that participants can return to their community read more …

Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

May 3, 2021
When: May 3, 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 Board. read more …

ADAPAO Conference 2021

May 4, 2021
When: May 4-6, 2021 Location: Virtual About: ADAPAO Conference 2021 will feature state-of-the-art education for Ohio's prevention professionals and advocates, with multiple education sessions over the three-day virtual event. Registration for the event read more …

Suicide Risk in Uncertain Times

May 6, 2021
When: May 6, 2021; 11:00am - 12:15pm Location: Virtual About: In his theory of suicidal behavior, Thomas Joiner proposes three factors that mark those most at risk of death: the feeling of being a burden on loved ones; the sense of isolation; and, perhaps read more …

We Are The Majority Rally

May 7, 2021
When: May 7, 2021; 5:00pm Location: Virtual About: This year’s theme is “Mindset Matters.” COVID-19 has turned teens’ lives upside down, and mindset matters when youth take back control of their mental health. Mindset matters read more …

Ohio's 2021 Opiate and Other Drugs Conference: Exploring Better Pathways for Care

May 11, 2021
When: May 11-13, 2021 Location: Virtual About: This will be Ohio’s eleventh annual Opiate Conference and its first ever virtual Opiate Conference experience. The conference will focus on opiates, stimulants, and other substance use disorders, read more …

Social Media: Public Health in the Digital Age

May 11, 2021
When: May 11, 2021; 8:30am - 12:30pm Location: Virtual About: Let the public health social media experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital show you how to: Choose which social media channels to read more …

Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health: Where and How Does Gambling Fit?

May 12, 2021
When: May 12, 2021; 10:00am - 3:00pm Location: Virtual About: The growing trend of research aimed at exploring issues related to problem gambling has raised many questions about its association with drugs, alcohol, and mental health. This workshop is read more …

Conversation on Reducing Stigma and Gaining Faith in Prevention

May 13, 2021
When: May 13, 2021; 1:00 - 3:00pm Location: Virtual About: The second of two multi-state virtual forms to promote and build prevention and reduce the stigma of mental health and addiction within the faith community. Participants will learn how to implement read more …

Power of Postvention Workshop Series

May 14, 2021
When: April 2, 16, 30; May  14, 28; June 11, 25; 1:00pm Location: Virtual About: The series consists of seven components and will include practical information on the aftermath of suicide so that participants can return to their community read more …

Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

May 17, 2021
When: May 17, 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 Board. read more …

Ethics in Prevention Foundations

May 17, 2021
When: May 17-28, 2021 Location: Virtual About: Six hours of training over two weeks. While moderated, this online ethics course is asynchronous and completed at your pace within the module timeframes. Nothing happens “live”, but the read more …

Trauma-Informed Care Summit

May 18, 2021
When: May 18-19, 2021 Location: Virtual About: Themed “Creating Environments of Resiliency and Hope: Trauma-Informed Care Inside a Pandemic,” the purpose of the Summit is to move our systems beyond trauma informed to trauma competent with read more …

Applying Prevention Science to Practice: What Implementation Experts Need to Know About Fidelity (Part 2 - Virtual Learning Lab)

May 18, 2021
When: May 18, 2021 Location: Virtual About: The two-part series kicks off April 13 with a Zoom presentation focused on specific tools for prevention practitioners in determining what behavior they are trying to change and why. The presentation will discuss read more …

Youth Mental Health First Aid

May 19, 2021
When: May 19, 2021; 9:00am - 3:00pm Location: Virtual About: Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) teaches adults the skills needed to reach out and provide initial support to youth who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem. YMHFA read more …

Prevention Action & Advocacy Summit on Racism

May 20, 2021
When: May 20, 2021; 9:00am - 5:00pm Location: Virtual About: Prevention Action Alliance established the Prevention Action & Advocacy Summit last year to provide education and understanding around emerging issues in prevention. The summit educates, read more …

Responsible Messaging with ATOD and Suicide Prevention (Coalition Capacity-Building Webinar)

May 21, 2021

When: May 21, 2021; 11:30am - 12:30pm

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: PreventionFIRST!

For more information, go HERE.

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Social Media: Public Health in the Digital Age

May 21, 2021
When: May 21, 2021; 1:00 - 5:00pm Location: Virtual About: Let the public health social media experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital show you how to: Choose which social media channels to read more …

Responsible Messaging with ATOD & Suicide Prevention

May 21, 2021
When: May 21, 2021; 11:30am - 12:30pm Location: Virtual About: Coalition leaders, prevention professionals, health educators, and anyone involved with youth engagement will learn how language matters when it comes to preventing youth substance abuse & read more …

Power of Postvention Workshop Series

May 28, 2021
When: April 2, 16, 30; May  14, 28; June 11, 25; 1:00pm Location: Virtual About: The series consists of seven components and will include practical information on the aftermath of suicide so that participants can return to their community read more …

SPR Virtual 29th Annual Meeting: Addressing Racism and Disparities When Considering Biology and Context

June 2, 2021
When: June 2-4, 2021 Location: VIrtual About: As the premiere prevention research conference, the SPR Annual Meeting provides a unique opportunity to advance the vision of SPR by providing a centrally integrated forum for the exchange of new concepts, read more …

Presentation Development and Design Training for Prevention Professionals (Part 1)

June 3, 2021
When: June 3, 2021; 10:00am - 1:00pm (EST) Location: Virtual About: Do your presentations inspire and influence your audiences? Do you know how to tackle tough topics and information overload? We use presentations as one of our primary strategies to share read more …

Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

June 7, 2021
When: June 7, 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 Board. read more …

Power of Postvention Workshop Series

June 11, 2021
When: April 2, 16, 30; May  14, 28; June 11, 25; 1:00pm Location: Virtual About: The series consists of seven components and will include practical information on the aftermath of suicide so that participants can return to their community read more …

Addiction Studies Institute

June 18, 2021
When: June 18-19, 2021 Location: Virtual About: The largest Midwest conference of its kind providing an array of dynamic educational sessions for the chemical dependency counselor, social worker, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, read more …

Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

June 21, 2021
When: June 21, 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 Board. read more …

Systematic Racism, Health Disparities, and COVID-19: Leading through Complex Trauma with Resilience and Hope

June 24, 2021
When: June 24, 2021; 2:30 - 3:30pm Location: Virtual About: Presented by Linda Henderson-Smith, PH.D. LPC—Director, Children and Trauma-Informed Services, National Council for Behavioral Health, Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT, Director, read more …

Power of Postvention Workshop Series

June 25, 2021
When: April 2, 16, 30; May  14, 28; June 11, 25; 1:00pm Location: Virtual About: The series consists of seven components and will include practical information on the aftermath of suicide so that participants can return to their community read more …

CADCA Mid-Year Training Institute

July 11, 2021
When: July 11-15, 2021 Location: Virtual About: Participants will have opportunities to attend collaborative training sessions with leading experts in the prevention field, network with other attendees and partners from across the globe in a virtual read more …

Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

July 12, 2021
When: July 12, 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 Board. read more …

Media 101: Beginner’s Guide to Working with the Media

July 13, 2021
When: July 13, 2021; 1:00 - 5:00pm Location: Virtual About: Let the media experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital show you: How to make your message newsworthy How to make your message attractive read more …

Media 201: Mastering Your Messaging and Owning Your Interview

July 14, 2021
When: July 14, 2021; 1:00 - 5:00pm Location: Virtual About: Let the media experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital help you practice: How to master your message How to prepare for a media interview A read more …

Social Media: Public Health in the Digital Age

July 15, 2021
When: July 15, 2021; 1:00 - 5:00pm Location: Virtual About: Let the public health social media experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital show you how to: Choose which social media channels to read more …

Design it! Presentation & Design Part 2: A Deeper Dive into Design

July 22, 2021
When: July 22, 2021; 11:30am - 1:00pm (EST) Location: Virtual About: In this 90-minute hands-on session participants will be guided through a variety of design techniques, gaining practice in developing the skills they need to design compelling and polished read more …

Trauma-Informed Care with Youth (Coalition Capacity-Building Webinar)

July 23, 2021

When: July 23, 2021; 11:30am - 12:30pm

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: PreventionFIRST!

For more information, go HERE.

read more …

Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

July 26, 2021
When: July 26, 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 Board. read more …

Mental Health First Aid: A primer for Public Health Professionals and Communities

July 27, 2021
When: July 27, 2021; 1:30 - 2:30pm Location: Virtual About: Presented by Tramaine EL-Amin, Assistant Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, National Council for Behavioral Health and Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT, Director, Trauma-Informed read more …

Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

August 9, 2021
When: August 9, 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 …

National Prevention Network Conference

August 24, 2021
When: August 24-26, 2021 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 …

Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

August 30, 2021
When: August 30, 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 …

Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

September 13, 2021
When: September 13, 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 …

2021 National Hispanic Latino Behavioral Health Conference

September 16, 2021

When: September 16-17, 2021

Location: TBA

About: Keynotes, workshops, exhibit rooms, and more.

For more information, contact nlhconference@nlbha.org.

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Fiscal Management for Prevention Professionals: Grant Writing Series

September 20, 2021
When: September 20, 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 …

Cultural Competency (Coalition Capacity-Building Webinar)

September 24, 2021

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

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: PreventionFIRST!

For more information, go HERE.

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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 …

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

November 19, 2021

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

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: PreventionFIRST!

For more information, go HERE.

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