Prevention Summit – Day 3

Please register for each day. You may attend one, two or all three days.

January 25th, 26th, 27th 2022

Speakers provided by the Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network (PTTC)

Carlton J. Hall, Ed.D. (C) and Tracy T. Johnson, BA

This summit is specifically planned for Prevention Specialists. However, The Mississippi Public Health Institute was awarded a Congregational Recovery Outreach Program (CROP) grant by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health. The purpose of the grant is to partner with and leverage Hinds County’s faith-based organizations to provide linkage to quality accessible care, increase outreach, build recovery pathways and provide an educated, welcoming, and supportive environment for African American (adults and adolescents) struggling with behavioral health challenges to find help and hope on their pathway to recovery. Prevention Specialists and those working with persons in recovery will benefit from this 3 day summit.

This prevention track is designed for anti-drug coalition leaders, community leaders, drug prevention personnel, education professionals, and those who want to launch a community anti-drug coalition in their environment. This training will feature both didactic instruction, breakouts and engaging group exercises. The track will offer three training sessions:

Educational Objectives

Engaging the Faith Community

 

This course will not only aide those in the prevention field, the course is also offered for those working in recovery. The Mississippi Public Health Institute was awarded a Congregational Recovery Outreach Program (CROP) grant by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health. The purpose of the grant is to partner with and leverage Hinds County’s faith-based organizations to provide linkage to quality accessible care, increase outreach, build recovery pathways and provide an educated, welcoming, and supportive environment for African American (adults and adolescents) struggling with behavioral health challenges to find help and hope on their pathway to recovery.

 

This half-day session will provide participants with a broad overview of the issues of faith and spirituality as protective factors, outline the significant assets religious organizations possess and describe how they can be mobilized to reduce substance abuse problems. Participants will learn about some of the challenges of working with the faith community and hear about how several coalitions have successfully partnered with congregations in their communities.

 

Objectives:

After completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the relationship between race/ethnicity, substance misuse and spirituality.
  • Apply the information to connect with the faith community around prevention.
  • Implement strategies aimed at identifying resources in their community to support a congregation.

 

3.0 CE’s for:

  • CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist)
  • MAAP (Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals)
  • SW (Social Work)

Presenter

Carlton J. Hall, Ed.D. (C) and Tracy T. Johnson, BA

Location

Virtual

Date

Jan. 27, 2022

Time

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Presenter

Carlton J. Hall, Ed.D. (C) and Tracy T. Johnson, BA

Location

Virtual