In
When:
November 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2020-11-18T15:00:00-08:00
2020-11-18T16:30:00-08:00
Where:
Virtual Event
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Pacific Southwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center
775-682-8562

Advocacy Essentials for Prevention Practitioners: Tools for Impacting Substance-Related Policies and Regulations

Webinar Overview
Join us for this interactive webinar on the importance of advocating for policies and regulations that improve substance misuse outcomes in your communities. This webinar will provide an overview of the difference between advocacy and lobbying, current research on policies and regulations that are often adopted with little public health input, and what tools are available to prevention practitioners to ensure they are providing a voice in the regulatory process. The webinar will conclude with a real-life example of an advocacy campaign that was successful in creating local policy change in a community in Arizona.
Webinar Dates and Times
States and American Samoa
November 18, 2020 Time Zone
04:00 PM – 05:30 PM Arizona
03:00 PM – 04:30 PM Pacific
01:00 PM – 02:30 PM Hawaii
12:00 AM – 01:30 PM American Samoa
Jurisdictions
November 19, 2020 Time Zone
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Republic of the Marshall Islands
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Pohnpei and Kosrae
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Chuuk, and Yap
08:00 AM – 09:30 AM Republic of Palau
(view in your time zone)
Audience
Community and state-level prevention practitioners, tribes, allied health partners and community members located in the Pacific Southwest states and jurisdictions of American Samoa, Arizona, California, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, Republic of Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau.
Presenters
Mary Segawa, M.S.
Julie J. Craig
Alicia Sparks, PhD, MPH
Continuing Education
Participants will receive a continuing education certificate of 1.5 hours for attending this live webinar event.
Registration
Register here: https://pttcnetwork.org/centers/pacific-southwest-pttc/event/webinar-advocacy-essentials-prevention-practitioners-tools

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