Youth Engagement Training Registration

Registration is now open for the FREE youth engagement trainings!  Please send two people to represent your CSB/Coalition.  If you have more than 2 people interested in attending, please contact Colleen Hughes at colleen.hughes@dbhds.virginia.gov. Training locations are as follows: April 23rd – Hampton Newport News CSB, 300 Medical Drive, Hampton April 24th – Rappahannock United…

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YADAPP Enrollment is Open!

Enrollment for the YADAPP 2019 kick-off conference is now open! Virginia ABC is seeking community coalitions and community service boards to enroll a Team of 4 high school student leaders and 1 Adult Sponsor in the YADAPP kick-off conference and support the Team throughout the year as they implement their prevention plan. Participating in YADAPP…

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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 2019 Forum

Melissa Scribner, the Prevention Specialist of Substance Abuse Free Environment, Inc.in Chesterfield County attended the 2019 CADCA Forum, finding great value in the experience and learned new strategies to improving the coalitions reach and sustainability: “I work with youth a lot in my grant projects, so I decided to focus a lot of my attention…

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CADCA forum

It was my first time attending a CADCA forum and my first time at a conference like that. I absolutely loved it and cannot wait to go back to more. I loved seeing all of the people from different parts of the nation, the break out sessions, and exploring a city that I have never been…

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CADCA

CADCA provided Prevention as a “whole.”  I gained a lot of knowledge for community events, information and free pamphlets from exhibitors.  The break out sessions were very informative.  I learned ways to grow our Coalition here in our county.  I defiantly want to get more youth involved!  I also want to start implementing Lock Boxes…

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Technology of Participation (ToP) Facilitation Methods Course

Time:  8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day Seating is limited to 12 participants.  First come first serve. If you would like to register for this training, please visit: https://doodle.com/poll/9sp6zefqnczx9vy4   All participants are responsible for reserving their own room as well as cost. Instructions for reserving your hotel room will be provided at a…

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