Virtual Prevention Conference- November 16-19
Be in the kNOw ~ Celebrating the Power of Prevention-
Join us for an exciting 2nd Annual (Virtual) Prevention Conference
Overall Goal: Prevention workers, youth and coalition members will receive education from leading experts in drug trends, approaches and policies.
Mon. – Wed., 11/16 – 11/18, 1:00-2:30 p.m. and Thurs., 11/19, 1:00-3:30 p.m.
Day 1, Nov. 16: Linda Kalin, IA Poison Control:
“Pills & Thrills: What’s Trending?”
Day 2, Nov. 17: Lions & Tigers & Beers, Oh My! Working in the Land of Alcohol Regulation and Enforcement
Julie Hibben, IDPH: Alcohol-Related Deaths- 1-1:30
And Retired Special Agent Nancy McGee, MO Dept. of Public Safety-
Division of Alcohol & Tobacco Control, and PIRE: 1:30-2:30
Responsible Beverage Server Training, Age of Seller and other policy strategies.
Day 3, Nov. 18: Mike McKelvey, IA Peace Officer Assoc. & IA Med. CBD Board Chair And Dr. Ed Gogek, Addiction Psychiatrist “Marijuana Decriminalization: Both Sides of the Story”
Day 4, Nov. 19: Youth Day! AMP (Achieving Maximum Potential) 1-1:45
I-STEP (Iowa Students for Tobacco Education and Prevention) 1:45-2:15
AMP youth share about addiction, how it affected their families, and what they have learned from it.
I-STEP youth share their current efforts and events along with how to get involved in an I-STEP Chapter.
Awards for youth and adults and Call to Action- Ruth Buckels- YSS (3-3:30) will round out this session.