Environmental Prevention 101: Promoting Health and Safety through Changed Policies, Settings, and Community
September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Are you thinking about integrating environmental approaches into your prevention efforts? Environmental prevention involves promoting health and safety by changing the policies, settings, and community conditions that contribute to high-risk, unhealthy behaviors. This training focuses on the distinctions between environmental and individual-based prevention, and the theoretical foundation for using environmental strategies.
Presenter Shari Egeland will review evidence-based environmental prevention strategies and highlight ways that they can include best-practice cultural competence. The training also looks at ways to effectively engage communities in these efforts, including how to work with youth to get them ready to implement environmental prevention projects. This training is appropriate for county prevention coordinators and administrators, county-sponsored prevention providers, schools, communities, and faith-based prevention providers.