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Please note that a continued failure to attend training sessions without prior notification may result in the following: 

  1. Loss of access to session materials or resources
  2. Exclusion from future training sessions
  3. Impact your eligibility for continuing education hours

We value your commitment to the OCAM Network and appreciate your cooperation in ensuring the effectiveness of our training sessions.

Location: Marriott Columbus Northwest 5605 Blazer Pkwy, Dublin, OH 43017

Description: This year’s Ohio Coaching & Mentoring Network’s Conference will be held in Columbus, Ohio on Thursday, August 1st and Friday, August 2nd. The theme of this year’s Conference is “Amplify & Grow Our Individual Stren...

Description: There is never a shortage of well-meaning leaders, public officials, funders, and community stakeholders who want to know: 1) if your prevention services/strategies are working, and 2) if their limited dollars are being spent wisely. Smart organizations understand the importance of havi...

27
FEB, 2024

Prevention Education for Camp Volunteers

6:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Thank you for your interest in the Prevention Education Series for Camp Volunteers. This educational series is designed to help camp volunteers understand Prevention science, and how they can use Prevention tools to impact their work at camps, and in their own professional and personal lives.

Dates...

Road to an "S" Study Group

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Road to an "S" Study Group Test Prep Sessions:

Description: Do you want to move to the OCPS credential level but you're afriad of the test? This study group may be for you!

Components:
1. Eight Test prep sessions
a. Must attend 50% to be considered active
b. Sessions will include some discussion, act...

Description: A business plan is an important strategic tool for any organization. Even a brief prevention business plan will push you to do research, crystallize your purpose, and polish your messaging. Without a business plan, you will have a harder time obtaining grants, attracting donors, obtaini...

4
MAR, 2024

Description: Many prevention professionals and community coalitions work diligently in deciding which prevention strategies to implement within their communities. With a plethora of both individual and environmental prevention options, how do you choose, and which ones are going to have the greatest...

7
MAR, 2024

Description: A business plan is an important strategic tool for any organization. Even a brief prevention business plan will push you to do research, crystallize your purpose, and polish your messaging. Without a business plan, you will have a harder time obtaining grants, attracting donors, obtaini...

13
MAR, 2024

VENUE: OCAM Virtual Training

Description: Many people serve as the sole grant writer for their prevention organization. However, many more people write grants in a team environment. While working with a team can ease the burden of the grant writing workload, it also comes with its own challenges (a...

14
MAR, 2024

Classroom Management for Prevention Professionals

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Title: Classroom Management for Preventionist

Date: Tuesday, March 19th 2024

Presenter: Lake Miller

 

Details

This course dives into ways that prevention programming can implement meaningful classroom management tools. The course discusses causes of classroom discussions, establishing procedure...

19
MAR, 2024

VENUE: OCAM Virtual Training

Description: Many people serve as the sole grant writer for their prevention organization. However, many more people write grants in a team environment. While working with a team can ease the burden of the grant writing workload, it also comes with its own challenges (a...

19
MAR, 2024

Appalachian Culture

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Of the 88 counties in Ohio, 32 are considered to be part of Appalachia. The people, food, music, and culture are unique to this region.  In this training, we will discuss Appalachian Culture’s rich history and the many contributions of this region to Ohio.  We will also seek to understand those wh...

20
MAR, 2024

Description: 

SOGIE SERIES #1 – Is Pride Overrated? Orientation, Identity, and Expression, Oh My


Youth and families show up in our professional work world in ways that are both familiar and unfamiliar. The task in how we provide supports to those we serve in community and/or schools is to see, hea...

20
MAR, 2024

Cultural Competency

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
In prevention, professionals encounter many different cultures. Learning about these cultures, their different aspects, and how to interact effectively is imperative to prevention interventions that will impact individuals and ultimately the overall health of the community. It is also import...
27
MAR, 2024

Description: 

SOGIE SERIES #2: LGBTQ+ Youth: An Historic to Contemporary Overview 

LGBTQ+ youth, according to multiple sources, consistently and disproportionately experience marginalization and health inequities at higher rates as compared to their cis/het counterparts. In fact, Q+ youth identify...

3
APR, 2024

Prevention Ethics Basics

1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

 

Title: Prevention Ethics Basics

April 9th, 2024 from 1pm- 4:15pm

Presenter: Jennifer Benson

Details:

The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board (OCDPB) Code of Ethics for Prevention Professionals and Prevention Scope of Practice are different from those for other disciplines. This train...

9
APR, 2024

Volunteer Management Strategies

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Description: Are you a coalition leader whose coalition is struggling to accomplish goals? Do you lead volunteers in a community prevention program but have no idea how to retain them? Are you a volunteer manager who hears a lot of frustration from recruited volunteers? In this workshop, participant...

16
APR, 2024

Description: This training session will go over Community Organization and how to engage Community Stakeholders to share our Prevention Message. Participants will be able to understand the need to engage with community stakeholders, identify who your community stakeholders are, as well as increase n...

17
APR, 2024

Title: Project Management: Reinvent the Business of Doing Good!

Date: April 18th, 2024 1pm-4:15pm

Presenter: Andrea Hoff 

Presenter Bio: Andrea Hoff is the Owner & President of You Thrive Training & Consulting, LLC, a company that provides training and consulting services in the areas of behavior...

18
APR, 2024

Prevention Education Series Spring 2024 Session C

1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

This 8-week course is meant for those new to the field of prevention to prepare them for the workforce and credentialing. Participants will gain knowledge of basic prevention theory and its application in communities.

Starts April 18th, 2024- Ends June 13th, 2024

*skipping May 2nd for the Ohio Pre...

18
APR, 2024

Advanced Prevention Ethics

1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Details

CEUs: Prevention
3 hours
Domains: P7

**This course is meant for advanced prevention professionals with either an OCPS or OCPC. For newer prevention professionals, a regular or basic prevention ethics course is recommended.** Prevention professionals are required to follow an ethical code to ...

18
APR, 2024

Prevention Education Series Spring 2024 Session B

6:00 pm - 9:15 pm

This 8-week course is meant for those new to the field of prevention to prepare them for the workforce and credentialing. Participants will gain knowledge of basic prevention theory and its application in communities.

Starts April 18th, 2024- Ends June 6th, 2024

Every Thursday from 6pm-9:15pm for ...

18
APR, 2024

SOGIE #3: LGBTQ+ Elders: Reelin’ In the Years

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Description: 

SOGIE SERIES #3: LGBTQ+ Elders-Reelin' in the Years

What does it mean to be an older LGBTQ+ person in 2024? How might decades of lived experience impact and influence their expectations of family, community, and those who provide supports? LGBTQ+ elders have survived heinous percepti...

24
APR, 2024

Description: Grant writing can seem like a daunting task, and it is easy to feel unsure about how to write the individual sections of a successful proposal. Writing an effective sustainability plan is critical to ensure funders are confident that your services will not cease to exist once the award ...

24
APR, 2024

May Prevention Core Competencies Training Series

9:00 am - 3:45 pm

 

Title: Prevention Core Competencies Training

Dates: May 7th, 8th, and 10th, 2024

*Note: You must be able to attend all three days of this training!

Presenters: Christi Valentini-Lackner, Ryley Jones, Claire Spada, and Leslie Hoylman

Details

The Prevention Core Competencies is a training seri...

10
MAY, 2024

CEUs: Prevention, CHES
3 hours
Domains: PS1: Human Resources

Description: Change is a constant part of our lives in the field of prevention and how we navigate it can make or break an organization. Effective change management means strategically preparing and supporting the people around you through ...

8
MAY, 2024

Description: The structure and facilitation of a coalition meeting is the backbone of a strong coalition. Yet, this is a skillset many individuals are never professionally trained in. This session will focus on the major components of a coalition meeting, identifying and appropriately responding to ...

14
MAY, 2024

June Prevention Science

1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Prevention is a science built on research and data. In this workshop, we will discuss the science of prevention and how research on various theories has strengthened strategies. We will learn about how to use science, data, and research to gauge the effectiveness of prevention strategies. Finally,...

11
JUN, 2024

Prevention Education Series Summer 2024 Session A

1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

This 8-week course is meant for those new to the field of prevention to prepare them for the workforce and credentialing. Participants will gain knowledge of basic prevention theory and its application in communities.

Starts June 24th, 2024- Ends August 12th, 2024

Every Monday from 1pm-4:15pm for ...

24
JUN, 2024

Description: Many professions have a defined “scope of practice,” meaning, those procedures, actions, and processes that a practitioner is permitted to undertake under the terms of their professional certification or license. That particular scope of practice is limited to that which the law allows ...

25
JUN, 2024

Prevention Education Series Summer 2024 Session B

6:00 pm - 9:15 pm

This 8-week course is meant for those new to the field of prevention to prepare them for the workforce and credentialing. Participants will gain knowledge of basic prevention theory and its application in communities.

Starts June 25th, 2024- Ends August 13th, 2024

Every Tuesday from 6pm-9:15pm for...

25
JUN, 2024

Prevention Education Series Summer 2024 Session C

9:00 am - 12:15 pm

This 8-week course is meant for those new to the field of prevention to prepare them for the workforce and credentialing. Participants will gain knowledge of basic prevention theory and its application in communities.

Starts July 11th, 2024- Ends August 29th, 2024

Every Thursday from 9am-12:15pm f...

11
JUL, 2024
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