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Image result for alcohol drug abuse instituteAnytime is the Right Time: Cannabis Advertisement Content in Freely Distributed Magazines in King County, WA

Thursday, March 14, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT

In this webinar, Dr. Bia Carlini will present results of a content analysis study that looks at how cannabis products, legal stores, and vaping devices are portrayed in print media ads, and the implications of these findings for prevention and education

Dr. Beatriz Carlini is a Senior Research Scientist at the UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI) and an Affiliate Associate Professor at the School of Public Health. Her research career has been dedicated to understanding the public health impact of legal psychoactive substances such as alcohol, tobacco, inhalants and more recently, marijuana.

This webinar will be beneficial for the following audiences: Prevention staff, public health educators and advocates, coalition coordinators, community health specialists, parents, middle - high school staff, pediatricians, college students.

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NW PTTC Webinar Series

Please join the NW PTTC on February 28 from 11-12:30 for “The Power of Community Coalitions” webinar. Dr. Kevin Haggerty from University of Washington will present on the steps involved in implementing a community-activated approach to promoting healthy youth development and preventing substance misuse. The webinar will discuss the power of five key elements that have demonstrated impacts on community level outcomes 1) diverse community involvement in coalitions, 2) members’ acquisition of new skills, 3) maintaining a goal-oriented purpose, 4) efficient meetings and 5) methods for keeping key leaders updated and engaged.

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Upcoming Trainings and Events:

Prevention Policy Day
February 18, 2019 at 9 am
Olympia, WA
More information

NWATTC Webinar: Treating Co-Occurring Trauma and Addiction: Intervening on Opioid, Alcohol, and Other Public Health Challenges
February 27, 2019 @ 12:00 - 1:00 pm
NWATTC webinars

21st Annual Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine
Date: March 7-8, 2019
More information

13th Annual Provider Conference
Date: April 11-12, 2019
Lynnwood Convention Center
More information

Youth Mental Health First Aid monthly training series at Seattle Children's. Click Here for more information.

More Trainings and Events:
ADAI Calendar of training events in Seattle and NW Region

Jobs in Washington: See ADAI job page.

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Also of Interest:

Parenting In The Age of Legal Pot: Household Rules, Conversations Help Guide Teen Use (UW News).

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (Break the Cycle).

National Public Health Week is April 1-7, 2019 (American Public Health Association).

Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act Grants (SAMHSA).



      February 15, 2019

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TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives

TIP 61 provides behavioral health professionals with practical guidance about Native American history, historical trauma, and critical cultural perspectives in their work with American Indian and Alaska Native clients. The TIP discusses the demographics, social challenges, and behavioral health concerns of Native Americans. It highlights the importance of providers’ cultural awareness, cultural competence, and culture-specific knowledge. The TIP also helps administrators, program managers, and clinical supervisors foster a culturally responsive environment for American Indian and Alaska Native clients. Specific topic areas include workforce development strategies, program and professional development considerations, and culturally responsive policies and procedures.

More information and to order from SAMHSA.


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