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

A Whole System Approach to Reduce Gambling

June 23, 2021
When: June 23, 2021; 2:30 - 4:30pm Location: Virtual About: The gambling field lags other risk-behavior fields in addressing harm to third parties, especially families. This session draws from evidence, environmental scanning, and interactive read more …

Columbia Protocol Training

June 23, 2021
When: June 23, 2021; 6:00- 7:30pm 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 series of 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 …

Creating a Student-Athlete Gambling Awareness Program in Nevada

June 24, 2021
When: June 24, 2021; 12:00 - 2:00pm Location: Virtual About: As many as 2% of Nevada’s youth may struggle with a gambling problem. Research suggests that student-athletes engage in gambling activities, particularly those revolving around sports, read more …

Joyful Together: Reigniting Relationships and Reinforcing Resiliency in Children and Caregivers

June 24, 2021
When: June 16, 2021; 10:00 - 11:30am and June 24, 2021; 10:00 - 11:30am Location: Virtual About: The effects of toxic stress can be detrimental; however its effects can be dampened and even overcome through joyful, positive experiences. Parents and read more …

The Intersection of Prevention and Recovery

June 24, 2021
When: June 24 and 29, 2021; 10:00am - 12:00pm (two-part series) Location: Virtual About: This series was developed to demonstrate how the fields of prevention and recovery share common goals and explore ways professionals read more …

I am a Prevention Professional, But I Do Not Do Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Prevention!: Discovering the Synergy Between AOD Prevention and Other Types of Prevention

June 24, 2021
When: June 24, 2021; 9:00 - 11:45am Location: Virtual About: While the prevention field has been evolving for decades, most of its focus has been on AOD prevention alone. Yet our field has expanded and there are many preventionists that focus on other read more …

Pitching Prevention: Explaining the Importance of Prevention through Effective Messages

June 24, 2021
When: June 24, 2021; 2:00 - 3:30pm Location: Virtual About: This webinar will provide insight and information on how to tell your story and promote prevention in your community.  The webinar will focus on using persuasive communication, tailoring 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 …

An Introduction to Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

June 25, 2021
When: June 25, 2021; 9:00am - 4:00pm Location: Virtual About: This training will provide an introduction to gender identity and sexual orientation and increase the participant’s knowledge of the challenges for sexual minorities. Participants will read more …

Screen Time & Health Outcomes (Coalition Capacity-Building Webinar)

June 25, 2021
When: June 25, 2021; 11:30am - 12:30pm Location: Virtual About: This workshop will focus on screen time by youth and how it impact decision-making skills, impulse control as well as gambling. The topic will delve into possible impacts of screen time on read more …

Effectively Working with the LGBTQ Population

June 25, 2021
When: June 25, 2021; 9:00am - 12:00pm Location: Virtual About: For decades mental health and other professionals have worked with members of the LGBTQ population and have not even known it. This presentation will help attendees build cultural read more …

The Intersection of Prevention and Recovery

June 29, 2021
When: June 24 and 29, 2021; 10:00am - 12:00pm (two-part series) Location: Virtual About: This series was developed to demonstrate how the fields of prevention and recovery share common goals and explore ways professionals read more …

Vaping: Evidence-based Prevention Efforts to Address Vaping Among Youth

July 1, 2021
When: July 1, 2021; 12:00 - 1:00pm Location: Virtual About: The good news is that during 2019-2020, among middle and high school students, current use of any tobacco product, including e-cigarettes, cigars, and smokeless tobacco decreased. Two-thirds read more …

Alcohol use among LGBTQ young adults: General and population specific influences

July 7, 2021
When: July 7, 2021; 2:00 - 3:00pm Location: VIrtual About: LGBTQ people report elevated rates of alcohol misuse relative to their heterosexual and cisgender peers. This talk featuring Dr. Jessica Fish will review the recent research on risk for alcohol 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 …

2021 National Council on Problem Gambling National Conference

July 14, 2021
When: July 14-15 and 21-22, 2021; 12:00 - 4:00pm Location: Virtual About: The conference brings together together health care, research, government and the gambling industry. The conference features top-notch state, national and international experts as 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 …

An Introduction to the Science of the Positive

July 19, 2021
When: July 19, 2021; 12:00 - 1:30pm. Part 1 of a three-part series. Part 2: August 16, 2021; 12:00 - 1:30pm. Part 3: September 20, 2021; 12:00 - 1:30pm. Location: Virtual About:  The Science of the Positive is the study of how positive factors read more …

Columbia Protocol Training

July 21, 2021
When: July 21, 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 series 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.

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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 …

Transforming Care for Kids Together

July 26, 2021
When: July 26-29, 2021 Location: Virtual About: Bringing together the best resources and informational sessions possible, to equip child and family welfare agencies to address some of Ohio’s greatest community challenges. This virtual conference will 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 …

Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio's Service System

July 28, 2021
When: July 28-30, 2021 Location: Virtual About: Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling-specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge of the current climate of gambling and gambling expansion, risks and warning signs, at-risk read more …

HECAOD Virtual National Meeting

August 2, 2021
When: August 2-5, 2021 Location: Virtual About: Although we are unable to meet in person this year, we are excited to bring another virtual conference experience geared for campus professionals working in the field of substance misuse prevention and 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 …

Introduction to Positive Community Norms

August 20, 2021
When: August 16, 2021; 12:00 - 1:30pm. Part 2 of a three-part series. Part 1: July 19, 2021; 12:00 - 1:30pm. Part 3: September 20, 2021; 12:00 - 1:30pm. Location: Virtual About:  Learn the essential seven steps for planning, building, 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 …

Columbia Protocol Training

August 26, 2021
When: August 26, 2021; 6:00 - 7:30pm 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 series 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 …

Stage I: Gambling, Problem Gambling & Ohio's Service System

August 30, 2021
When: August 30 - September 1, 2021 Location: Virtual About: Stage I provides 12 CEUs of gambling-specific education that will increase participants’ knowledge of the current climate of gambling and gambling expansion, risks and warning signs, 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 UMADAOP Conference

September 15, 2021
When: September 15-17, 2021 Location: Virtual About: The annual conference theme for 2021 is Umoja: Unity - To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race. Hosted by Lima UMADAOP, the conference will be a hydrid; attendees and 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 …

Applying the Science of the Positive in Strategic Communications

September 20, 2021
When: September 20, 2021; 12:00 - 1:30pm. Part 3 of a three-part series. Part 1: July 19, 2021; 12:00 - 1:30pm. Part 2: August 16, 2021; 12:00 - 1:30pm. Location: Virtual About: This webinar will help prevention practitioners improve 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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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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