Fundamentals of Substance Use Prevention
Webinar Series
ADAPT, in partnership with the National Prevention Science Coalition, is excited to share the next set of events in our Fundamentals of Substance Use Prevention webinar series
with two webinars on Risk & Protective Factors in Substance Use.
Presenters:
Dr. Diana Fishbein
Senior Scientist, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
Co-Director, National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives
Research Faculty, The Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Anthony Biglan
Senior Scientist, Oregon Research Institute
Board Member, National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives
Risk Factors in
Substance Use

March 23, 2021
12:30-2:00pm EST

OBJECTIVES:

  1. To understand how prevention research seeks to identify conditions that increase risk for substance use disorders;
  2. To become familiar with the social determinants of health and how they influence multiple outcomes for children, families and communities;
  3. To understand the impacts of adverse childhood experiences on brain development, learning, health and wellbeing;
  4. To be able to describe the malleability of brain and bodily systems that are effected by ACEs;
  5. To know how preventive interventions work to target these risk factors;
  6. To recognize the need for comprehensive, evidence-based programs and policies to reduce exposure to risk factors, improve resiliency and strengthen communities.
Protective Factors in
Substance Use

April 8, 2021
2:30-4:00pm EST

OBJECTIVES:

  1. To understand how prevention research seeks to identify conditions that reduce risk for substance use disorders and all other psychological and behavioral problems;
  2. To become familiar with the social determinants of health and how they influence multiple outcomes for children, families and communities;
  3. To understand the fundamental conditions that ensure successful development;
  4. To know how preventive interventions work to combat risk by environments that nurture prosocial development;
  5. To recognize the need for comprehensive, evidence-based programs and policies to create environments that nurture positive social development in all of its forms. 
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Sincerely,
The ADAPT Team