CADCA 2019 Reflection – Fairfax County

Colleagues, Attached is the PowerPoint summary from Fairfax with our CADCA 2019 Reflection. This was an valued opportunity and we took away so many lessons and that we are incorporating into our prevention work!  We were and continue to be motivated by the youth sessions and youth involvement. The  lessons we learned were immediately applied…

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CADCA Conference/Training 2019

CADCA Forum 2019 Several members of Loudoun County CSB and the Prevention Alliance of Loudoun (PAL) where fortunate enough to attend the CADCA 2019 Forum. The lecture series allowed us to further build our prevention knowledge and make new connections with other prevention professionals from across the Country. As a proponent of Data & Evaluation,…

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PREVENTION DAY REFLECTION

PREVENTION DAY REFLECTION Archie Boone Jr. My first Prevention Day encounter occurred in February 2019, at DC-Maryland’s Gaylord Resort. Crowds of specialists, practitioners, government officials and community advocates availed from across the country to witness a healthly blend of CADCA / SAMHSA programs and services. Because PFS communities are well into the Implentation Phrase of…

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CADCA Comments: Virginia Beach Youth and Community Action Team

2-19-19- Comments from Mike Reiss- Youth and Community Action Team Virginia Beach Community Coalition Co-chair The CADCA Conference demonstrated that coalitions from the local, state and federal levels must work together to protect and support the communities and populations they represent. These coalitions must be prepared to guide and train coalitions formed in the local…

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CADCA Takeaways

Christa Shifflett,  Executive Director of Warren Coalition, as well as Deborah Baldwin, PFS-SPF Public Awareness Specialist attend the CADCA conference, thanks to the funding provided by DHBDS. Here are their summaries from that conference: CHRISTA: CADCA National Leadership Summary The opening plenary was a disappointment with the new head of ONDCP, Jim Carroll saying that…

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CADCA Training: Lessons Learned

This year was my first time attending the full CADCA forum.  Every session that I attended was informative and offered lots of resources. The best part of the CADCA forum was having the opportunity to visit Capitol Hill on Wednesday.  Not only did the conference provide transportation and lunch, but they also scheduled meeting times…

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CADCA Forum Hampton-Newport News

The Hampton-Newport News CSB Prevention Services staff, Nikki Bacillio-High and Antone Green, along with Karen Baker, President and Johnathan Jones, Vice President of the Community Builders Network (CBN) coalition attended the 2019 CADCA Forum. This year’s Leadership Forum was full of powerful knowledge, resources, insight and global network. The exhibits, plenaries, speakers and training sessions…

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