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Ohio Adult Leader Summit

Drug Free Action Alliance

Friday, December 9, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EST)

Ohio Adult Leader Summit

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Adult Leader Summit

December 9, 2016

Location: OCLC - Dublin, Ohio

Cost: $50

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Registration begins at 8:00 AM

CE's for Social Workers, Prevention Specialists and Counselors have been APPROVED from OhioMHAS.

Drug Free Action Alliance, in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Ohio University's Voinovich school, is hosting the third annual Ohio Youth-Led Prevention Network Adult Leader Summit with the theme of Creating Opportunities for Youth to Lead: Fostering Participatory Practice. The summit will discuss the important role you play as an adult leader, how to engage young people in participatory practice, and will share information on exciting developments in youth-led prevention in Ohio. You will hear from experts on topics such as engaging youth in data, youth deliberations- consensus building and the role of critical thinking and reflection in youth-led programming.

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Featured Speakers:


Dr. Kim Sabo - Flores  

Kim Sabo Flores is an organizational consultant who has developed innovative methods of involving stakeholders in participatory evaluation, research, organizational and staff development.

Drawing upon her training in developmental and environmental psychology, Dr. Flores has introduced hundreds of adults and young people, their programs and their communities to the empowering impact of creative and sustained participation, reflection and evaluation.  She has worked with numerous foundations to help build their evaluation capacities, supporting them to measure their “community” impacts and progress toward achieving their missions.

 Dr. Mike Kopish  


Dr. Michael Kopish began his career in education as a high school social studies teacher.  He holds a B.A. in History with minors in Secondary Education and Psychology from Mt. Mercy College, a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Coe College, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a minor in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Dr. Kopish teaches courses in social studies education and AYA courses in secondary education. His major research interests include teaching and learning in social studies classrooms, inclusive literacy practices, and youth participation and civic engagement. Dr. Kopish will be presenting on the topic of building consensus in youth-led programming and engaging youth in deliberations.



Brodrick Clarke





Brodrick Clarke is an agent for social change with 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector. Clarke is committed to improving outcomes for youth nationally by actively working with educators, parents and students, providing them with the tools, skills and competencies to survive, grow and thrive. He has extensive experience working with the K-12 student population primarily in an out-of-school time setting. His facilitation style is unconventional. He incorporates research and best practice with interactive simulations to engage his audience in dynamic learning experiences.



Clarke served an 18-month tour of duty with the Muhammad Ali Center directing their domestic and international youth development initiatives and currently serves as the principal trainer with his consulting firm. Clarke holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Human Services and Management from the University of Phoenix.  He will be presenting on the importance of Critical Thinking and Reflection when facilitating youth-led programs. 



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The Conference Center at OCLC
6600 Kilgour Place
Dublin, OH 43017

Friday, December 9, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EST)

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Drug Free Action Alliance is the home of the Ohio Youth-Led Prevention Network.

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