PreventionFIRST! will host its one day behavioral health prevention regional conference on Tuesday, September 10th at Great Wolf Lodge.
Conference Theme: Integrating Primary Prevention Across Behavioral Health Systems
Description: This conference is designed to bring community members and prevention professionals together from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana to strengthen coalitions and improve the impact of prevention in all local communities.
This year’s theme is “Integrating Primary Prevention Across Behavioral Health Systems.” The conference objectives are:
· Attendees will demonstrate a better understanding of how primary prevention is an integral part of behavioral health with youth.
· Attendees will develop skills and utilize tools at the community-level for behavioral health prevention.
· Attendees will be able to identify both risk and protective factors for targeted prevention strategies.
Keynote: Dr. O'dell Owens is the president/CEO of Interact for Health and InterAct for Change. Interact for Health is an organization that serves as a catalyst by promoting health equity through grants, education, research, policy and engagement. For more information about Interact for Health or the keynote speaker, visit: www.interactforhealth.org
PreventionFIRST! has applied for prevention CEUs and CHES continuing education hours for the event.
Vendor booths are available. Please contact Amanda Conn Starner at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Welcome
8:45 -10:00 a.m. Keynote Address
10:00 -10:15 a.m. Transition/Visit Vendor Booths
10:15 -11:30 a.m. Workshops
11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 -12:45 p.m. Transition/Visit Vendor Booths
12:45 - 2:00 p.m. Workshops
2:00 - 2:15 p.m. Transition/Visit Vendor Booths
2:15 - 3:30 p.m. Workshops
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Networking Session
Cost for the general public is $60; for members of a PF! coalition $40.
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Note: Reigstrations closes on Friday, September 6th at noon.
Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.
Lodging is available at Great Wolf Lodge. Please contact the reservation desk at (800) 913-9653.