2019 PREVENTION PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE:
Rising Above and Creating Hope: Engaging Communities in Prevention
Sponsored by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and
Maine Prevention Services
Tuesday & Wednesday, October 29-30, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport, Maine
Prevention Professionals Conference is designed to offer Maine’s Prevention Community a broad range of learning opportunities, what was formerly known as Prevention Professionals Day has grown to become a 2-day conference. Participants can choose to attend either one or both days. The conference will focus on providing information and resources for the field of tobacco and substance use prevention including building resilience and protective factors as a prevention strategy; innovative approaches to addressing health disparities; framing and messaging; comorbidity tobacco and marijuana use; and engagement of youth in prevention. The program includes both panel presentations and plenary sessions that will provide the opportunity for interaction among participants.
The target audience of this conference includes community prevention professionals; coalition members; tobacco, substance use and mental health prevention and health promotion practitioners; program managers and administrators; state agency prevention staff; volunteers and task force members; and others who deliver tobacco, substance use and mental health prevention services or who are interested in prevention issues and practice.
Michael Tynan, Public Health Analyst– Center for Disease Control & Prevention
William R. Geary, Ph. D- Global Evaluation Solutions
This conference has been approved by the Maine Prevention Certification Board and meets the requirements for Prevention Specialist Certification in Maine. 12.5 hours of training for Certified Prevention Specialists: ATOD and IC&RC Prevention Performance Domains 1-6. (6.25 hours per day)
This program constitutes 12.5 hours of training through AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc. (6.25 hours per day)
October 29, 2019: $30 (one day only)
October 30, 2019: $30 (one day only)
October 29 & 30, 2019: $50 (Both days)