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Regional Learning Collaboratives (RLC)

OCAM TrainingOhio’s Regional Learning Collaboratives are designed to engage prevention professionals located within rural and Appalachian communities to offer guidance and support as they seek and obtain their OCPS credentials. Coaches assist with eliminating barriers, provide technical assistance and equip area professionals and community members with the necessary skills and knowledge to implement evidence-based prevention.

 

RLC Training Dates

Objectives include: assistance reaching credentialing goals, networking with other prevention professionals, mobilizing community partnerships and continuing education opportunities.

May 2018

May 4 | 2018 Ethics in Prevention

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2018 Ethics in Prevention

Date: Friday, May 4, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location: The Boat House at Confluence Park, 679 W. Spring Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Registration Linkhttp://events.eventzilla.net/e/ethics-in-prevention--may-4-2018-2138932993

About the event:

In any human service field, it is important to practice ethical behavior. Though prevention specialists are not working in a clinical setting, ethics are still a crucial part of effective and quality prevention services. Join us as we explore Ohio’s Code of Ethics for Certified Prevention Specialists and take a special look at scope of practice issues. Case study applications will further enhance attendee comprehension. Special focus will be directed in areas of confidentiality and copyright laws.

Objectives:

  • Participants will gain a clear understanding of the definition, targets and scope of prevention in relation to the continuum of care.

  • Participants will explore what governs their behavior, including laws, code of ethics, employer rules, rules per service setting, etc.

  • Participants will gain a clear understanding of the Code of Ethics for prevention professionals.

  • Participants will understand the importance of not practicing outside the prevention scope of practice and how to handle situations if they are dually credentialed.

  • Participants will understand when confidentiality laws apply to prevention practice.

Additional Information:

  • 7 CEUs (prevention hours) have been approved for the event.
  • Light continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
  • Check in: 8:00 a.m. Training will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.
  • Registration deadline is Wednesday, April 25, 2018. 
  • Late registrations/same day registrations cannot be accommodated. 

Cancellation Policy:

There is no penalty for cancellation before the cancellation deadline, April 25, 2018. Please contact Cathy Born at 513-751-8000 x10 or cborn@prevention-first.org to cancel your registration. If is it 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.

May 22, 24 & 29 | The Science of Prevention


February 2018

January 2018

 

SAPST Training Dates

October 16-19, 2018 | Columbus

Date:October 16-19, 2018

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Prevention Action Alliance, 6171 Huntley Road, Suite G, Columbus, OH 43229

Registration Linkhttp://events.eventzilla.net/e/substance-abuse-prevention-skills-training-sapst--columbus-oh-2138952889

The Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) training is designed to provide an understanding of the discipline of the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse as it relates to communities, providers and volunteers, in a fun, creative unique training that begins where people are at, and which includes application.  Five hours of on-line pre-work is required to complete the training.

Class size is limited:  25 individuals.

Prevention CEUs will be applied for to the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.

NOTE:  Walk-in registrations the day of the workshop cannot be accomodated, since materials will not have been prepared nor catering ordered.

May 7-10, 2018 | Bowling Green

Date: May 7-10, 2018

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Wood County Education Service Center, 1867 North Research Drive, Bowling Green, OH 43402

Registration Linkhttp://events.eventzilla.net/e/substance-abuse-prevention-skills-training-sapst--wood-co-2138929858

The Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) training is designed to provide an understanding of the discipline of the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse as it relates to communities, providers and volunteers, in a fun, creative unique training that begins where people are at, and which includes application.  Five hours of on-line pre-work is required to complete the training.

Class size is limited:  25 individuals.

Prevention CEUs will be applied for to the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.

NOTE:  Walk-in registrations the day of the workshop cannot be accomodated, since materials will not have been prepared nor catering ordered.

April 16-19, 2018 | Mahoning Co.

Date: April 16-19, 2018

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location: 527 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, OH

Registration Link: http://events.eventzilla.net/e/substance-abuse-prevention-skills-training-sapst--mahoning-2138925580

The Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) training is designed to provide an understanding of the discipline of the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse as it relates to communities, providers and volunteers, in a fun, creative unique training that begins where people are at, and which includes application.  On-line pre-work is required to complete the training.

Class size is limited:  22 individuals.

Prevention CEUs have been approved by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.

NOTE:  Walk-in registrations the day of the workshop cannot be accomodated, since materials will not have been prepared nor catering ordered.


Grant Writing Training

September 27-28, 2018

The Grant Writing for the Grantaphobic training is designed to provide an understanding of the various avenues and lessons learned for writing grants. Attendees will understand what to know before looking for a grant, where to look, how to build relationships with funders, key elements of most grants, and much more.

Grant Writing Training for Grantaphobics

Date:  September 27-28, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Prevention Action Alliance, 6171 Huntley Road, Suite G, Columbus, OH 43229

Registration Linkhttp://events.eventzilla.net/e/grant-writing-for-the-grantaphobic--columbus-oh-2138952884

About the event: 

The Grant Writing for the Grantaphobic training is designed to provide an understanding of the various avenues and lessons learned for writing grants.  Attendees will understand what to know before looking for a grant, where to look, how to build relationships with funders, key elements of most grants, and much more.

Class size is limited:  30 individuals.

Prevention CEUs will be applied for to the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.

NOTE:  Walk-in registrations the day of the workshop cannot be accomodated, since materials will not have been prepared nor catering ordered.  

Hotel Accomodations:  Suggested area - Polaris Shopping Center, Columbus, OH

Cancellation Policy:

There is no penalty for cancellation before the cancellation deadline, noon on September 21, 2018. Please contact Cathy Born at 513-751-8000 x10 or cborn@prevention-first.org to cancel your registration. If is it 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.

January 25, 2018

The Grant Writing for the Grantaphobic training is designed to provide an understanding of the various avenues and lessons learned for writing grants. Attendees will understand what to know before looking for a grant, where to look, how to build relationships with funders, key elements of most grants, and much more.

Grant Writing Training for Grantaphobics

Date:  January 25, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: 6171 Huntley Road, Suite G, Columbus, OH 43229

Registration Linkhttp://events.eventzilla.net/e/grant-writing-for-the-grantaphobic-2138917564

Here is what we will cover

  • What to know before even looking for a grant.
  • Ten things to keep in your bag of tricks.
  • Where to look for money.
  • How to build relationships with funders.
  • Overview of parts of a grant
  • Reading a grant application
  • Key elements of most grants and proposals
  • Key word focusing
  • Internet resources
  • Time planning and sequencing
  • Budgets
  • Writing practice (teams)
  • Afternoon
  • Attachments and support letters
  • Reviewing and submission
  • ​Follow up and “What now?”

Objectives

  • Participants will overview the process of grant writing and key components of grant proposals
  • Participants will identify potential grant sources and funding opportunities
  • Participants will practice writing the major components of a grant: proposal summary/abstract, problem statement, program plan/goals, program logic models, sustainability and budget.

Grant Writing Brochure