2019 PreventionFIRST! Coalition Academy

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Great Wolf Lodge, 2501 Great Wolf Lodge Drive, Mason, OH, 45040, United States

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Tuesday, 10 September 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Great Wolf Lodge, Great Wolf Lodge, Mason, OH, 45040, United States.

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 aconnstarner@prevention-first.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. 

Eventzilla charges a handling fee for each registration transaction.  Payment is thru Paypal or check.  

Eventzilla is unable to process credit cards for PreventionFIRST! transactions.

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.




Cancellation policy

There is no penalty for cancellation before the cancellation deadline, September 4, 2018. Please contact Cathy Born at 513-751-8000 x10 or cborn@prevention-first.org to cancel your registration. If it is necessary for the PreventionFIRST! to cancel a program, registration fees will be returned.

A registrant who cannot attend may avoid forfeiting the registration fee and paying a cancellation fee by providing a substitute from his or her organization to attend the workshop. To arrange for this member to attend, the original registrant should contact Administrative Assistant at PreventionFIRST! at 513-751-8000 or info@prevention-first.org and provide information for the substitute.

PreventionFIRST! mission is to promote healthy behaviors by sparking and sustaining community change. Visit www.prevention-first.org for more information about our organization. For more information about the event please contact Amanda Conn-Starner at (513) 751-8000 x15 or at aconnstarner@prevention-first.org.

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