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MCDFY Policy Advocacy Training Part 2

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UH Maui College

310 West Ka'ahumanu Ave.

Laulima Building, Room 225

Kahului, HI 96732

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Training Overview:

This interactive training will build on the Policy Advocacy Training that occured in August 2018. The training will focus on Policy Advocacy Steps 6-9. The training will assist the Maui Coalition for Drug-Free Youth (MCDFY) in implementing a community-wide advocacy plan for policy change on underage drinking in the community. The coalition will review Steps 1-5 and enage in a self-assessment to identify gaps and create an action plan to move the work forward. The coalition will also create an action plan to implement Steps 6-9. Utlimately, this training will teach the coalition members how to utilize the Policy Advocacy Steps to implement environmental prevention strategies that reduce underage drinking and other youth substance use issues in the community.

Participants:

This training is being offered to MCDFY coalition members.

Trainers:

Dylan Ellerbee and Michael Sparks will co-facilitate the training. Dylan and Michael previously trained the coalition in Policy Action Steps 1-5 back in August of 2018.

Participant Learning Objectives:

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Gain knowledge and understanding of Policy Advocacy Steps 6-9.
  • Identify gaps in Policy Advocacy Steps 1-5 and develop a plan to move the work forward.
  • Create an action plan for implementing Policy Advocacy Steps 6-9.

Continuing Education (CEs):

11 CE hours for Certified Prevention Specialist and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor Certifications (pending ADAD approval).

Funding Acknowledgement: The event is funded by the State of Hawaii Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division through the Partnerships for Success Grant funds, and implemented by the County of Maui, Department of Housing and Human Concerns.

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310 West Ka'ahumanu Ave.

Laulima Building, Room 225

Kahului, HI 96732

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