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Available Trainings
View and register for trainings in the table below. The IPRC also provides custom trainings to organizations upon REQUEST.
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Drug Overview: MARIJUANA
Apr 22, 2013 Apr 22, 2013 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to this brief overview of the substance marijuana. This educational module is designed for professionals in the health care, mental health, substance abuse prevention and pubic health fields.

This one-hour module will assist participants in enhancing their understanding of marijuana's social and physical consequences. The information gained throughout this training can be used in work with consumers/patients, community members, youth and other professionals.
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Drug Overview: ALCOHOL
Apr 22, 2013 Apr 22, 2013 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study of the substance alcohol. This educational module is designed for professionals in the health care, mental health, substance abuse prevention and public health fields.

The Indiana Prevention Resource Center understands that professionals prefer to receive current information on drug topics in an efficient manner. This ninety minute module includes historical impacts, social influences, physical and behavioral effects, health consequences, dependence concepts and shares national and state data.

The information gained throughout this self-study can be used in work with consumers/patients, community members, youth and other professionals as alcohol education.
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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Sep 2, 2014 Sep 2, 2014 Online Training (1 hour)
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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing is a one-hour self-paced training that is geared towards professionals in healthcare, behavioral healthcare and allied healthcare settings.
This Introduction to Motivational Interviewing course will meet the following objectives:

  • Define Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Provide overview of Spirit of MI
  • Explore the four processes of MI
  • Review several skills used in MI
    • O.A.R.S.
    • Readiness Ruler
    • Decisional Balance
    • Advice with Permission
  • Support on-going competence with additional resources

This introductory course is intended to be used as a primer to an applied Introduction to Motivational Interviewing training that would provide opportunities to practice the information introduced in this course.
This course is based on Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change (3rd ed.), (Miller & Rollnick, 2013).
1 CEU is earned through the completion of this course.

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Drug Overview: COCAINE
Sep 24, 2014 Sep 24, 2014 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course of the substance cocaine. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this cocaine module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Learn about cocaine and its methods of use.
  • Discover the history of cocaine.
  • Review the effects of use and long term abuse on the brain and body.
  • Define levels of use and signs of cocaine dependence.
  • Explore recovery and treatment options for cocaine use.
  • Identify national and state data related to cocaine.
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Drug Overview: PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
Oct 14, 2014 Oct 14, 2014 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course on the non-medical use of prescription opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this prescription drug module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Understand the three classifications of prescription drugs that are most commonly misused and abused.
  • Learn about the history of the use of prescription drugs.
  • Identify the therapeutic effects of prescription drugs when taken properly and the side effects when they are used for non-medical purposes.
  • Recognize the different ways individuals can use prescription drugs for non-medical purposes.
  • See national and state trends of the non-medical use of prescription drugs.
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Drug Overview: HEROIN
Oct 22, 2014 Oct 22, 2014 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course of the substance heroin. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this heroin module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Learn about heroin and methods of use.
  • Discover the history of heroin.
  • Review the effects of use and long term abuse on the brain and body.
  • Define levels of use and signs of heroin dependence.
  • Explore recovery and treatment options for heroin use.
  • Identify national and state data relative to heroin.
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What is SBIRT?
Apr 20, 2013 Apr 20, 2013 This recorded webinar discusses Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment. You are now able to watch this webinar and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. Recorded Webinar (45 minutes)
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This is a 45-minute pre-recorded webinar that was funded by Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program (IPGAP).

Participants will learn the definition of and rationale for using Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment.

For more information on IPGAP visit : http://www.ipgap.indiana.edu/

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What is Motivational Interviewing? An Introduction
Apr 20, 2013 Apr 20, 2013 This recorded webinar discusses Motivational Interviewing. You will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. Recorded Webinar (1 hr 9 min)
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This is a 60-minute pre-recorded webinar funded by Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program (IPGAP) .

Participants will learn the definition of Motivational Interviewing and potential uses within a variety of settings. This session is not intended to be used as a "training" but instead is to briefly describe larger concepts that can be further explored in a comprehensive training on motivational interviewing.

To learn more information, the Introduction to Motivational Interviewing module is available on this training portal.
For more information on IPGAP visit : http://www.ipgap.indiana.edu/

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Strengthening Alcohol Regulation: How to reduce the availability of cheap alcohol attractive to youth in your community
Apr 14, 2015 Apr 14, 2015 This recorded webinar discusses social norms marketing. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on April 14, 2015, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. Webinar: April 14, 2015 11AM-12:30PM EST
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A webinar provided by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction and the Indiana Prevention Resource Center

Overall objective is to encourage greater community use of local and state alcohol regulations which curtail price, promotion, product and place. 
Three segments:
Basic review of how alcohol regulation represents the “strong strategies” in reducing alcohol harm.
How retail market trends and deregulation decrease prices, increase availability and promote cheap alcohol.
Discussion on how to work in your community to limit outlet density, reduce high volume purchase discounting, and remove dangerous products from stores where youth are customers.

1.5 CEU offered for Addiction Counselors, Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Social Workers

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Drug Overview: TOBACCO
Apr 24, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course of tobacco. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this tobacco module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Learn about the production of tobacco and methods of use.
  • Define key terminology and slang terms.
  • Discover the history of tobacco
  • Review the effects of use and long term abuse on the brain and body.
  • Explore prevention efforts and treatment options for tobacco use.
  • Identify national and state data relative to tobacco.
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Tobacco Dependence and Treatment forSmokers with Co-occurring Mental Illness
Oct 22, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 Online Training (1 hour)
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Welcome to Tobacco Dependence & Treatment for Smokers with Co-occurring Mental Illness.

Compared to those in the general population, individuals living with a mental illness and/or a substance use disorder smoke more, die younger, and suffer disproportionately from cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke, and cancer, all diseases and conditions directly associated with, and exacerbated by, smoking.

This training was developed to equip health professional students and practicing clinicians, across all disciplines, with evidence-based knowledge and skills to assist patients with co-occurring mental illness and/or substance use disorders to quit smoking. After completing this online training, each participant will be able to: (1) identify factors associated with tobacco use and dependence among persons with co-occurring mental illness; (2) recognize the importance of engaging in cessation interventions with this population of smokers; and (3) assist their patients in quitting smoking within their scope of professional practice.

Nurses, social workers, pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals all have a significant role in tobacco dependence treatment. We encourage you to learn more about how to help persons with a mental illness and/or substance use disorder to achieve a tobacco free life. Please review the instructions for using this course before beginning.

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Optimize! Strategies for Developing Competitive and Compelling Grant Proposals
Oct 22, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 Online Training (1 hour)
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This is a 60-minute pre-recorded webinar.

Participants will learn:

  • Proposal development pre-planning and project management approaches
  • The key components of each main section of a grant proposal and tactics for enhancing narrative response
  • The basic elements of outcomes-based evaluation design
  • Budget development considerations and line item calculation formulas
  • And a proposal appraisal checklist for proposal finalization and cold reading
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Grant Writing Series - Part 1
Oct 22, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 Online Training (10 minutes)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center's Grant Writing Series is a 3 part series of brief, self-paced trainings for health and human service providers. Many health and human service organizations rely on grant funding to accomplish their goals and therefore professionals need experience in writing preparing grants. This series is intended to provide guidance, tips, and lessons learned in a compact format that can be viewed during your lunch break, while you are on the treadmill, or after the kids are off to bed. The series includes:

  • Part 1 - Funding Basics
  • Part 2 - Proposal Basics
  • Part 3 - Drug-Free Communities Support Program Overview
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Grant Writing Series - Part 2
Oct 21, 2015 Oct 21, 2015 Online Training (10 minutes)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center's Grant Writing Series is a 3 part series of brief, self-paced trainings for health and human service providers. Many health and human service organizations rely on grant funding to accomplish their goals and therefore professionals need experience in writing preparing grants. This series is intended to provide guidance, tips, and lessons learned in a compact format that can be viewed during your lunch break, while you are on the treadmill, or after the kids are off to bed. The series includes:

  • Part 1 - Funding Basics
  • Part 2 - Proposal Basics
  • Part 3 - Drug-Free Communities Support Program Overview
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Introduction to SBIRT in PRIMARY CARE
Dec 30, 2015 Dec 30, 2015 Online Training (1 hour)
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Welcome to the Introduction to SBIRT in Primary Care module. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.

The purpose of this hour-long module is to provide a foundational introduction to Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). By the end of the module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Describe the relationship between levels of alcohol and drug use and SBIRT
  • Identify the outcomes and efficacy of SBIRT
  • Define SBIRT and its role in healthcare
  • Examine screening tools used in the application of SBIRT
  • Recognize and explore best practices in the implementation of a brief intervention
  • Explore SBIRT training and implementation standards
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Messaging for Prevention: Social Norms Marketing in the Digital Age (Part 1)
Jan 4, 2016 Jan 4, 2016 This recorded webinar discusses social norms marketing. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on January 13, 2016, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. Webinar Part 1: January 13, 2016 (1.5 hours)
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A three-part training designed to increase knowledge and skills for using social media marketing and social norms marketing to communicate more authentically in community prevention campaigns.

Part one: January 13, 2016
Part two: January 20, 2016
Part three: January 27, 2016

All webinars are scheduled 10:00am-11:30am EST.
Instructions for the webinar will be emailed after registration.

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Messaging for Prevention: Social Norms Marketing in the Digital Age (Part 2)
Jan 4, 2016 Jan 4, 2016 This recorded webinar discusses social norms marketing. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on January 20, 2016, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. Webinar Part 2: January 20, 2016 (1.5 hours)
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A three-part training designed to increase knowledge and skills for using social media marketing and social norms marketing to communicate more authentically in community prevention campaigns.

Part one: January 13, 2016
Part two: January 20, 2016
Part three: January 27, 2016

All webinars are scheduled 10:00am-11:30am EST.
Instructions for the webinar will be emailed after registration.

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Messaging for Prevention: Social Norms Marketing in the Digital Age (Part 3)
Jan 4, 2016 Jan 4, 2016 This recorded webinar discusses social norms marketing. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on January 27, 2016, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. Webinar Part 3: January 27, 2016 (1.5 hours)
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A three-part training designed to increase knowledge and skills for using social media marketing and social norms marketing to communicate more authentically in community prevention campaigns.

Part one: January 13, 2016
Part two: January 20, 2016
Part three: January 27, 2016

All webinars are scheduled 10:00am-11:30am EST.
Instructions for the webinar will be emailed after registration.

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Grant Writing Series - Part 3
Oct 21, 2015 Oct 21, 2015 Online Training (10 minutes)
One (1) CEU will be given once you have completed all three parts and passes the final quiz.
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center's Grant Writing Series is a 3 part series of brief, self-paced trainings for health and human service providers. Many health and human service organizations rely on grant funding to accomplish their goals and therefore professionals need experience in writing preparing grants. This series is intended to provide guidance, tips, and lessons learned in a compact format that can be viewed during your lunch break, while you are on the treadmill, or after the kids are off to bed. The series includes:

  • Part 1 - Funding Basics
  • Part 2 - Proposal Basics
  • Part 3 - Drug-Free Communities Support Program Overview
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Prevention 101
Jan 13, 2016 Jan 13, 2016 Online Training (1 hour)
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Prevention 101 is a self-paced, engaging, and dynamic course designed as a fundamental introduction for new prevention professionals. It is also highly valuable as a refresher course for active prevention specialists. Other professions, including mental health, criminal justice, health care, education, law, substance treatment, social work, youth development, behavioral health, public health, faith, and recovery can take advantage of Prevention 101 for cross training and current prevention information, science, practice, and strategies.
This course was developed by the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC), with funding support from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction. In 2012, the IPRC developed online learning to meet the needs of the workforce, reduce travel, allow for flexibility, and provide best practices for adult learning. Several courses are posted on the training portal and more will be developed in the future.
There is no prerequisite for Prevention 101. Information, animations, learning checks, resources, and links are provided to enhance learning. After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define prevention and its stages
  • Appraise the consequences of drug use to the young brain
  • Utilize definitions and acronyms common to the field
  • Understand the role of National and State organizations
  • Consider the impact of the history of prevention efforts
  • Define risk, protective, and contributing factors
  • Describe the impact of fear tactics
  • Recommend prevention strategies
  • Recognize the prevention needs of distinct populations
  • List characteristics of successful prevention
  • Apply basic prevention skills to case studies and their profession

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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IC&RC CPS Exam Preparation
Jan 20, 2016 Jan 20, 2016 Online Training (1 hour)
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The IC&RC Certified Prevention Specalist Exam Preparation Module is a self-paced course designed to review key prevention concepts and help prepare individuals to take the Prevention Specialist exam offered by the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC). This course was developed by the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC), with funding support from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction. While there is no prerequisite for this module, it is intended for prevention professionals who have completed the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) since 2012, and who have worked in the substance use prevention field for at least one year. Participants will complete the following objectives at the conclusion of this course:

  • Learn the six domains of the IC&RC Prevention Specialist Credential and reviewed core information related to each domain
  • Completed a self-assessment of your strengths and weaknesses for each of the essential tasks within the domains
  • Completed sample test questions to prepare you for the IC&RC Examination
  • Received additional resources related to each domain

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Considerations for Survey Development
Apr 13, 2016 Apr 13, 2016 Short Online Training (30 minutes)
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Assessment is the first step in the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) and refers to the gathering and examining of data. This step is the foundation of the SPF because the community cannot focus on a problem if that issue has not been identified. Data collection is a substantial part of the assessment phase and can be beneficial in gaining feedback within a variety of fields, not just in substance abuse prevention. This course, The Considerations of Survey Development, will include an overview of some of the main types of data collection and will help understand some things that should be considered when developing a survey. Objectives include:

  • Recognize whether creating a survey or using other resources would be most beneficial
  • Describe the differences between using quantitative vs. qualitative survey data
  • Distinguish what is important when developing a survey
  • Understand what challenges may exist in gaining community input through a survey

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 0.2-4-1-25. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Health Disparities Webinar: Part 1
Apr 18, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 Free Webinar: April 20th 10am-12pm EST
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Two part webinar series presentation to increase knowledge of health disparities, assist grantees in identifying health disparity data and resources, and improve readiness to collect and interpret health disparity needs assessment findings.

Part one of the series will focus on introductory topics including definitions, examples of health disparities, resources (Prev-Stat, Community Level Epidemiological Indicators, Indiana County Health Rankings, etc.), essential public health services in the context of health disparities, a community example, specific action steps to complete in a community to collect data and how be cognizant of health disparities in data reporting.

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Health Disparities Webinar: Part 2
Apr 18, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 Free Webinar: June 8th 10am-12pm EST
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Two part webinar series presentation to increase knowledge of health disparities, assist grantees in identifying health disparity data and resources, and improve readiness to collect and interpret health disparity needs assessment findings.

Details to be announced.

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Alcohol: Accidental Experts
Apr 26, 2016 May 2, 2016 This recorded webinar discusses an in-depth talk about alcohol. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on May 2, 2016, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. Webinar: May 2nd 1pm-3pm EST
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Many people are made “accidental experts” in the subject of alcohol because a job, position in society or a role with the community requires knowledge about alcohol. This webinar will review the basics and examine in-depth topics for a variety of professions.

Topics will include:

  • Data –prevalence, consequence, age of first use, etc.
  • Perceptions of alcohol among populations (youth, college, etc.)
  • Standard drink size, blood alcohol concentration and associated concerns
  • The impact of history and laws, along with current policies
  • Risks associated with alcohol use
  • Short and long term effects on the body and brain
  • The effect of using alcohol with other drugs
  • Alcohol’s effects on certain populations
  • Drinking patterns and levels of drinking
  • Updated criteria for abuse and dependence
  • Treatment protocol
  • Linkage to co-occurring disorders
  • Risk reduction measures
  • Prevention strategies
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Prescription Drugs: Beyond the Basics
Apr 26, 2016 May 9, 2016 Free Webinar: May 9nd 1pm-3pm EST
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A webinar designed to inform and update professionals in the fields of substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery; public health, education, social work, criminal justice and youth work.
Webinar topics:

  • The three classifications of prescription drugs that are most commonly misused and abused.
  • History of the use of prescription drugs.
  • Therapeutic effects of prescription drugs when taken properly and the side effects when they are used for non-medical purposes.
  • Different ways individuals can use prescription drugs for non-medical purposes.
  • Effects of use and long term abuse on the brain and body.
  • Intoxication and withdrawal symptoms, as well as diagnostic criteria for disorders.
  • Treatment options for each classification of drug. 
  • The connection between prescription drug abuse and heroin use.
  • National and state data trends of the non-medical use of prescription drugs.
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Health Disparities Webinar
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 This webinar is designed specifically for substance use professionals; however, individuals from public health, treatment, youth work and related fields will benefit from the information presented.
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July 26, 2016 
10am-12pm EST 

Attend this webinar to:

•learn the definition and examples of health disparities;

•utilize health disparity data resources and review specific action steps to collect data;

•understand how to be cognizant of health disparities in data reporting;

•discover local data sources including environmental scans;

•review the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) and receive examples of how to incorporate them in a community; and

•reinforce cultural competence in the context of evidence-based models. 

Approved for 2 CEUs

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Focus Group Basics
Jul 10, 2016 Jul 10, 2016 Short Online Training (30 minutes)
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This course is part two of the Data/Assessment Series and is designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health. Objectives include:

  • Understand the components that make up a focus group.
  • Recognize when a focus group is most useful or applicable.
  • Discover what to consider when writing facilitation questions.
  • Distinguish helpful versus harmful moderating techniques.

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Evaluation Basics
Jul 27, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 Short Online Training (15-20 minutes)
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This course is part one of the Evaluation Series and is designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health. Objectives include:

  • Describe the benefits of evaluation.
  • Understand the difference between process and outcome evaluation.
  • List the components of an outcome evaluation.
  • Develop an outcome target.

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2 . Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Planning: A Crucial Step in the SPF Webinar
Aug 3, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 This recorded webinar discusses the Planning step in the SPF process. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on September 28, 2016, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. This webinar is designed specifically for substance use professionals; however, individuals from public health, treatment, youth work and related fields will benefit from the information presented.
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This webinar provides an overview of the planning phase of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF). Get ready for a lively discussion that invites participants to share their advice and concerns and interact with highly trained experts from the Indiana Prevention Resource Center.

Objectives include:

-Incorporating community data into the decision-making process

-Inviting communities members to have their opinions heard

-Reviewing the logic model

-Using evidence-based approaches that meet the community needs

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Data Collection and Evaluation Planning Webinar
Aug 9, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 This recorded webinar discusses data collection and evaluation planning. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on September 13, 2016, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate.
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Interpreting Evaluation Data
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 Short Online Training (15-20 minutes)
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This course is part two of the Evaluation Series and is designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health. Objectives include:

  • Recognize the foundational components necessary for evaluation
  • Understand the cut-point evaluation method
  • Communicate the evaluation findings with the public

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2 . Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Drug Overview: Methamphetamine
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center invites you to complete a self-study course on methamphetamine. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including healthcare, mental health, criminal justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.

By the end of this module, you will have completed the following objectives:
  • Learn about the production of methamphetamine and methods of use.
  • Discover the history of methamphetamine.
  • Review the effects of use and long term abuse on the brain, body, and special populations.
  • Explore treatment options for methamphetamine use and abuse.
  • Identify national and state data relative to methamphetamine us
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Info Gain: How to Describe, Detail and Advocate for Data Collection Surveys Webinar
Oct 11, 2016 Nov 15, 2016 This recorded webinar discusses data collection surveys, specifically the Indiana Youth Survey. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on November 15, 2016, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate.
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Surveys can provide valuable data and insight into populations. However, it can be challenging to convey the importance of survey collection. This webinar will assist in:

1) Learning talking points about how to advocate for surveys in schools

2) Being comfortable with the changes in the INYS this year

3) Connecting responses to health and academics (interpreting results or understanding the measures used)

4) Understanding consent that is needed for survey participation

5) Finding sources of data for other populations

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Sustainability: What's the Plan Webinar
Oct 11, 2016 Dec 6, 2016 This live, 2 hour webinar is designed specifically for substance use professionals; however, individuals from public health, treatment, youth work and related fields will benefit from the information presented.
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What is your sustainability plan? This interactive webinar presented by experts from the Indiana Prevention Resource Center gives prevention providers the tools to answer these questions:

-Why should I have a sustainability plan?

-When do I plan?

-How do I plan?

-How do I develop a financial plan?

-How do I develop a sustainability committee?

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Maintaining Fidelity with the SPF and Collecting Quality Data Webinar
Oct 11, 2016 Dec 13, 2016 This recorded webinar discusses fidelity and collecting quality data. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on December 13, 2016, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate.
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The Sustainability Solution: Proactive Approaches for Community Coalitions
Dec 14, 2016 Dec 14, 2016 Online Training (1 hour)
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Welcome to The Sustainability Solution: Proactive Approaches for Community Coalitions module! This is a self-paced, engaging, and dynamic course designed to provide a more in-depth understanding of the sustainability phase within the Strategic Prevention Framework. This course was developed by the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC) with funding support from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction. This course is designed to reach a wide range of professions, including mental health, criminal justice, health care, education, law, substance treatment, social work, youth development, behavioral health, public health, faith, recovery, and others.

    Learning objectives

    • Define and operationalize sustainment in terms of fiscal, capacity, and coalition infrastructure elements.
    • Assess the extent to which the factors that promote sustainability are present within organizations.
    • Conduct a gaps analysis of representative membership across community sectors.
    • List multiple tactics for retaining coalition (or organization) members.
    • Describe examples of sustainable systems change and its contribution to addressing long-term community outcomes.
    • List factors that should be considered when prioritizing what strategies and programs should be sustained.
    • Understand what comprises a diversified approach to sustainment.
    • Develop a formal sustainment plan and targeted outcomes using an action plan format.
    • Identify multiple fundraising ideas and strategies that can be applied locally.
    • Describe multiple internet fundraising best practices and understand how to incorporate these elements into the organization’s online fundraising processes.

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

*This module requires the use of audio equipment. Please ensure that speakers or headsets are available prior to initiating this module. Text files for narration are available in each section that contains audio.

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Implementation Challenges: Retention & Fidelity Webinar
Dec 19, 2016 Jan 26, 2017 This recorded webinar discusses implementation challenges on retention and fidelity. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on January 26, 2017, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. This 2-hour webinar will discuss challenges that specifically relate to implementing programs or strategies. Recruitment, retention, and fidelity concerns will be discussed, with time to ask specific questions from your own experience.
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When it comes to implementing substance prevention strategies, even the best laid plans can have glitches.This training webinar will provide ideas, guidance, best practices, and discussion to work through common issues with implementation, including recruiting participants using the appropriate processes, retaining participants for the duration of the strategy, and providing programming or practices with full fidelity.

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Prevention Certification (CPS)
Jan 2, 2017 Jan 2, 2017 Online Training (30 minutes)
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This course walks you through the process of obtaining your Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) Credential in the state of Indiana. Throughout the course, there are resources and tips to assist in applying for this credential. As this is a course to identify the steps of a credential, no continuing education hours will be given.

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Environmental Strategies Webinar
Jan 4, 2017 Feb 7, 2017 This recorded webinar discusses environmental strategies. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on February 7, 2017, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. Environmental strategies focus on creating long-term change in the environment, which makes it easier for more members of the community to make healthy decisions. This webinar is intended to provide information and tools for coalitions and organizations currently utilizing environmental strategies.
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The webinar will address these objectives: 

*Identify the differences between individual and environmental strategies, the strengths and weaknesses of each, and how they can complement each other in a comprehensive plan

*Understand the four strategies for community change that are environmental in nature

*Identify data points (risk/protective factors, problem behaviors) that can be addressed by environmental strategies

*Identify action steps for two types of environmental strategies: policy change and media campaigns


Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Using Motivational Interviewing (MI Booster)
Jul 7, 2017 Jul 7, 2017 This one-hour self-paced course is a follow-up training to the Introduction to Motivational Interviewing module.
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This one-hour self-paced course is a follow-up training to the Introduction to Motivational Interviewing module. This course is geared towards professionals in healthcare, behavioral healthcare, addictions treatment and allied healthcare settings with an understanding of motivational interviewing. This course focuses on strengthening early knowledge through practice. This course also encourages a deeper understanding of MI by focusing on higher level skills.

In this course, participants will meet the following applied objectives:

  • Practice the application of core skills and concepts within the context of each of the four Motivational Interviewing processes (Engage, Focus, Evoke, Plan).
  • Recognize change talk and sustain talk.
  • Observe and manage discord.
  • Understand resources for developing MI competence.

This course is intended to be a follow-up to the Introduction to Motivational Interviewing module. Additional practice and in-person training with coaching and feedback is recommended for further development of Motivational Interviewing competency.

This course is based on Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change
(3rd ed.)
, (Miller & Rollnick, 2013).

1 CEU is earned through the completion of this course.

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Health Disparities Webinar
Jul 25, 2017 Aug 30, 2017 This recorded webinar discusses health disparities. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on August 20, 2017, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. This webinar will include a review of the definition and description of health disparities, as well as resources, i.e. data sources and environmental scans. Participants will have a chance to report and receive feedback on access to services for populations experiencing health disparities including strategies selected, incorporation of CLAS standards, and how cultural competence is integrated into the overall SPF process in their communities.
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Objectives

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

·        Define health disparities 

·        Identify social, economic, and environmental factors associated with substance abuse

·        Locate data related to health disparities and substance abuse

·        Use data to guide selection of strategies with strong evidence of effectiveness

·        Tailor program delivery to priority populations

 

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Marketing and Communication Planning Webinar
Sep 7, 2017 Sep 28, 2017 This recorded webinar discusses marketing and communication. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on September 28, 2017, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate.
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This webinar will assist with developing an effective marketing and communications strategy that encompasses the mission/vision of their organization or coalition, as well as social marketing or social norms strategies implemented as part of an overall prevention plan.

 

Topics items will include:

  • Defining the overall goal of the organization and determining how current communication efforts support the goal
  • How to communicate your organization or coalition’s why instead of the what
  • Assessing the visibility of your organization or coalition
  • Effective communication concepts (simplicity, timing, key messaging)
  • Target audiences (for recruiting coalition members, engaging stakeholders and reaching the target population)
  • Communication platforms and channels and when/why to use each
  • Measuring success/evaluation and avoiding barriers
  • Staffing considerations regarding communication
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Indiana State University: SBIRT Provider Training
Sep 26, 2017 Nov 28, 2017 The goal of this training is to prepare a healthcare and behavioral healthcare professional to provide SBIRT services. This includes skill development for each of the phases of the SBIRT process: Screening, Brief Interventions and Referral to Treatment. This 8-hour training is highly interactive and includes clinical practice to improve fidelity for the SBIRT process.
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Description: The goal of this training is to prepare a healthcare and behavioral healthcare professional to provide SBIRT services. This includes skill development for each of the phases of the SBIRT process: Screening, Brief Interventions and Referral to Treatment. This 8-hour training is highly interactive and includes clinical practice to improve fidelity for the SBIRT process.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the range of risks associated with alcohol & drug use.
  2. Articulate the rationale behind SBIRT and the role that substance abuse prevention plays in healthcare.
  3. Accurately administer recommended screening tools used in the application of SBIRT.
  4. Delineate criteria for each intervention following the screening process.
  5. Demonstrate best practices in the implementation of a brief intervention using motivational interviewing.
  6. Examine the efficacy and outcomes of SBIRT

Title: Indiana State University SBIRT Provider Training (Landsbaum Center)

SBIRT for Healthcare and Behavioral Healthcare Professionals

Date: November 28, 2017

Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

Sign-in begins at 8:00am. Training will start promptly at 8:30am.

Location: Landsbaum Center for Health Education

1433 N. 6 1/2th St., Terre Haute, IN 47807

Cost: Free; Funded by SAMHSA grant funds provided to Indiana State University School of Social Work.

CEUs/CMEs: 7 CEUs

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DFC Grant Application Pacing
Sep 27, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Technical Assistance to help pace your community through the application process of the Drug Free Communities Support Grant over a six month period.
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Utilize the IPRC’s excellent grant writing coaching to pace your coalition through the DFC application process— from meeting the minimum requirements, gathering all the required documents, and moving your coalition through the writing process — we will help you do it all! 

For $150 per community, you'll receive support for the next six months (October - March), through: 
· Monthly list of tasks to accomplish
· Short explanation video
· Mid-month peer sharing and discussion
· FOA response guidance
· Discount to grant-writing retreat (anticipated to be held in February)
· Submission seminar (anticipated to be held in March)

Great for Anyone interested in applying — first time or repeat applicants — if you’re considering applying, let us support you through the process!

 

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Creating a Comprehensive Needs Assessment
Oct 3, 2017 Nov 9, 2017 This recorded webinar discusses needs assessments. If you were not able to watch this webinar live on November 9, 2017, you will now be able to watch and take a quiz in order to receive a certificate. This webinar will allow participants to take existing needs assessments or epidemiological reports to a more complex level of identification and prioritization of substance use problems present in their community.
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This webinar will allow participants to take existing needs assessments or epidemiological reports to a more complex level of identification and prioritization of substance use problems present in their community. Participants will develop skills to identify the specific factors that contribute to substance use and link them with a logic model and overall community plan that is layered and comprehensive. Individuals will also learn how to triangulate risk factors with health disparities, community readiness, and environmental observations and connect them back to evidence-based strategies.

Upon conclusion of this in-person training, participants will be able to:

  • Update and streamline existing assessment by narrowing the priority substances and risk/protective factors
  • Incorporate health disparities data
  • Define the six CSAP prevention strategies
  • Identify examples of the six CSAP strategies
  • Understand expectations of DMHA contracts

 

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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing (MI)
Nov 1, 2017 Jan 30, 2018 Mallori DeSalle, MA, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, CPS, MATS, Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT); January 30, 2018, 9am-5pm, Greenwood, IN; Cost: $100/person
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What to Expect:

This one-day training will be highly interactive. Participants will experience group activities, role-play, videos, lecture and skills practice.

Audience: 

Counselors, social workers, graduate students or healthcare professionals that have direct patient/client interactions. All levels of skill are welcome.

Objectives:

¨ Define Motivational Interviewing and discuss uses with clients/patients.

¨ Explore use of Spirit of Motivational Interviewing

¨ Introduce and practice core skills of Motivational Interviewing

Trainer:

Mallori DeSalle, MA, LMHC, CCMHC, NCC, CPS, MATS

Motivational Interviewing Trainer

Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)

Indiana University– Bloomington

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Comprehensive Prevention Planning Webinar
Dec 1, 2017 Jan 11, 2018 10am-12pm EST on January 11, 2018. This is a two-hour webinar will build upon the Comprehensive Needs Assessment training by providing further insight and guidance to layer and connect evidence-based programs, environmental strategies and communication messages to risk factors, domains and risk behaviors.
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This webinar will build upon the Comprehensive Needs Assessment training by providing further insight and guidance to layer and connect evidence-based programs, environmental strategies and communication messages to risk factors, domains and risk behaviors. Workshopping of community plans will be incorporated, as well as examples and discussion for creating a coordinated response to substance abuse prevention that engages community members, coalition members and the target populations, thorough planning, and multiple collaborative strategies for a coordinated response to improve substance related consequences. 

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Indiana Alcohol Laws and Local Efforts Webinar
Dec 1, 2017 Feb 9, 2018 10am-12pm EST on February 9, 2018. This two-hour webinar gives a “report card” on Indiana alcohol laws, national alcohol laws and what policies local communities can work on to support state laws.
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This webinar gives a “report card” on Indiana alcohol laws, national alcohol laws and what policies local communities can work on to support state laws.

Topics Covered:

  • State of affairs for prevention and alcohol
  • Local and state level policy process
  • Process to assess current policies
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2018 DFC Grant Writing Workshop Series
Dec 14, 2017 Jan 10, 2018 An eight-week webinar series designed to help communities write the budget and narrative portions of the Drug Free Communities Support Program Grant. Structured as a 2-hour per week commitment, participants will participate in a live content-rich webinar on Wednesdays, followed by a scheduled hour of 1:1 time with an experienced grant-writing coach (offered on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday).
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Starting on Wednesday, January 10th, participants will engage with IPRC facilitators through a weekly, content-rich webinar (recorded for multiple viewings!). Each participating community will have the chance to schedule a 1:1 time with an experienced grant-writing coach (for Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Friday each week) in order to receive individualized feedback and coaching. The convenient, sequenced online learning sessions are intended to help you proactively plan and acquire essential information needed from your coalition and community for each of the narrative sections. The DFC is all about community involvement, and we believe it should start with the application!

The online workshop series has live webinars scheduled each Wednesday from January 10 – February 28th.

Tentative Schedule (to be finalized after FOA release): 

  • January 10, 2018 – Week 1 – Grant Overview, Eligibility Requirements, Immediate Must-dos
  • January 17, 2018 – Week 2 – Coalition Input and Information Needed for Narrative
  • January 24, 2018 – Week 3 – Q2 [Specific content to be finalized when FOA is released]
  • January 31, 2018 – Week 4 – Q3 [Specific content to be finalized when FOA is released]
  • February 7, 2018 – Week 5 – Q4 [Specific content to be finalized when FOA is released]
  • February 14, 2018 – Week 6 – Q5 [Specific content to be finalized when FOA is released]
  • February 21, 2018 – Week 7 – Q1 & Community Overview [Specific content to be finalized when FOA is released]
  • February 28, 2018 – Week 8 – Budget and Attachments

Cost:  $250 per community (two individuals)

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