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SOLD OUT - Prevention Prepared Communities - Flint

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Start Date Friday, January 31, 2020
Event Times 8am Registration | 8:30am-4:30pm Training
Holiday Inn Gateway Center
5353 Gateway Centre, Flint, MI 48507
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Prevention Prepared Communities (PPC) operate as systems of prevention in communities across the United States. Prevention Prepared Communities involve creating communities where individuals, families, schools, faith-based organizations, and workplaces take action to promote emotional health and reduce the likelihood of mental illness, substance abuse, and suicide. (SAMHSA) The Prevention Prepared Communities training is predicated on provider agencies role and responsibility in producing outcomes (systems, behavioral, and process outcomes) for the individuals and communities they serve. This training provides them the capacity to do so. The community coalition or task force is the major vehicle to build systems of prevention and prevention prepared communities. This training offering will provide insights into how to build and sustain a Prevention Prepared Community utilizing the Strategic Prevention Framework as its guide. With this training, coalitions will have the ability to act and formally address any issue or concern by aligning stakeholders, prevention efforts, ROSC and Integrated Care opportunities, address stigma, and expand and braid funding / resources to align with the state and federal direction surrounding PPCs.

Fees $35 and includes, coffee, lunch and materials
Objective 1. Describe the benefits and importance of building a system of prevention in your community
2. Define Prevention Prepared Communities
3. Become familiar with the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) process, deliverables, and products, Risk and Protective Factors, and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) six Prevention Strategies
4. Become familiar with the Characteristics of Highly Effective Coalitions and Stages of Community Readiness
5. Become familiar with a consequence based strategic prevention plan and logic model development
6. Become familiar with Recovery Oriented Systems of Care and Integrated Care
Who Should Attend Prevention professionals and coalition members from the publicly funded prevention system.
Presenter(s) Joel Hoepfner, B.S. Certified Prevention Consultant (CPC)
Prevention and Outreach Coordinator
Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, Ingham

Joel Hoepfner received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology as well as a teaching certificate from Central Michigan University in 1999 and 2003. He has worked in the behavioral health field for over 16 years. He is a Certified Prevention Consultant (CPC) and has held that credential since 2008 from the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals. He became a Mental Health First Aid Training (Youth & Adult) Instructor in February 2016. He is the previous chair and current member of the State of Michigan Training Advisory Council as well as the current chair of the State of Michigan Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup that operates through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Joel has a long history of providing leadership, direction, and individualized technical assistance along with state, community and agency wide trainings, workshops, and webinars on a multitude of topics for diverse audiences.
CEUs Certificate Issued By: Christina Ward, Director of Education & Training,, 517.374.6848

Evaluation/Grievance: There will be an opportunity for each participant to complete an evaluation of the course and the instructor. If you have any issues with the way in which this training was conducted or other problems, you may note that on your evaluation or you may contact CMHA at 517-374-6848 or through our webpage at for resolution.

Substance Abuse Professionals: CMHA is approved by Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP). CMHA maintains the responsibility for the program and content. Substance Abuse Professionals participating in this training may receive a maximum of 6 specific contact hours. Some "Related" workshops may meet MCBAP/IC&RC educational requirements for focused topics in addiction certification domains, such as for Peer Recovery or Supervisor credentials. It is important that attendees keep a copy of the training program brochure containing the workshop description.
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy: If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for the full registration fee. Substitutions are permitted at any time. Cancellations must be received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the training for a full refund less a $15 administrative fee. If cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the training, no refund will be given. Cancellation and Substitution Process: Simply sign into your account, click "View My Registrations," click the event and click, "Edit" for a substitution, or "Cancel Order" and follow the prompts.
Grant Funding/Sponsors This event is sponsored by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities Administration, Office of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, and facilitated by Community Mental Health Association of Michigan.

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