An Introduction to Prevention

2 – 6 hours

Prevention is effective and everyone can play a role. This presentation helps participants to build an understanding of what strategies are effective prevention as well as what we have learned is ineffective and sometimes even harmful. Every Ohioan deserves access to effective strategies to keep themselves, their family members, neighborhoods and communities strong and healthy.  We don’t have to wait until someone has a problem to make a difference!

At the conclusion of the training participants will:

  1. Have a better understanding of the history and evolution of the prevention field
  2. Be able to distinguish between effective and ineffective prevention practices
  3. Know the relationship between individual and environmental prevention
  4. Demonstrate their understanding of universal, selective, and indicated populations
  5. Network with others to share ideas and strengthen collaboration

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