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Christi Valentini-Lackner


Christi Valentini-Lackner, Senior Director at PreventionFIRST! is an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist (OCPS). She has worked in the prevention field for 19 years. Christi has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Ohio University. She is co-author of the low-risk drinking course for adults, Minimize Risk-Maximize Life. Christi is an Alcohol Drug Abuse Prevention Association of Ohio (ADAPAO) board member. She currently serves as the association’s secretary and co-chairs the education & training team. In 2016, she received the ADAPAO Advocate of the Year Award.