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2018 Prevention Professionals Day (In-Person)

November 14, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at
Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn, ME
Registration/Check In Begins at 8:00am
Cost: Free
Prevention Professionals Day is designed to offer Maine’s Prevention Community a broad range of learning opportunities. The day will focus on providing tools 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; co-morbid 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 the participants.

Target Audience:
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.

Keynote Speaker:
Judith Josiah-Martin, PhD, ACSW, CADC – Faculty, University of Maine School of Social Work

Plenary Speakers:
Gillian Schauer, PhD, MPH – Senior Consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute on Drug Abuse Glynis Shea – Communications Director for the Konopka Institute for Best Practices in Adolescent Health at the University of Minnesota

Continuing Education:
This training has been approved by the Maine Prevention Certification Board and meets the requirements for Prevention Specialist Certification in Maine. 6.25 hours of training for Certified Prevention Specialists: ATOD and IC&RC Prevention Performance Domains 1-6.

This program constitutes 6.25 hours of training through AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc.


Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Maine Prevention Services
AdCare Educational Institute of Maine


Hilton Garden Inn
14 Great Falls Plaza
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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