Tuesday, June 22, 2021June 10 and 22, 2021
Join us for our coffee hour conversations this June! Building upon the 2020 CPI Virtual Regional Training, these sessions will focus on discussions related to trauma-informed approaches to community engagement and coalition building for prevention. The sessions will be led by facilitators to guide the conversation, provide an opportunity to share knowledge and experiences, and promote dialog to enhance learning.
Session 1: Trauma-informed Coalition Building
June 10, 2021 | 9:00 am -10:00 am PT
Facilitator: Dr. Wanda Boone
About the Trainer:
Dr. Wanda Boone is the Executive Director of Together for Resilient Youth (TRY) and is a Champion of Change Facilitator. Wanda is a member of influential national, statewide, and local committees that advance the goals of TRY comprehensive prevention action plan to reduce the outcomes of drug use and misuse that can be linked to crime, school suspensions, health, mental health, addiction, suicide attempts, and accidental overdoses. She is a Co-founder of the East Durham Children’s Initiative; Member of the Governor’s Task Force on Substance Use and Gangs; Co-Chair on the Mayor’s Poverty Reduction Initiative Public Safety and Health Subcommittees; Member of the Durham Crime Cabinet; Agency Member of the Misdemeanor Diversion Program; Chair of the Health Committee of the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People; Member of the City-Wide PAC; Vice Chair, Northeast Central Durham Leadership Council; Member of the Duke Population Health Improvement Leadership Advisory Board; Member of the School Advisory Group for the Duke Integrated Pediatric Mental Health Collaborative; and Member of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and NC Health Disparities Workgroup.
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Session 2: Trauma-informed Approaches for Community Engagement
June 22, 2021 | 10:00 am -11:00 am PT
Facilitator: Daniel Toleran
About the Trainer:
Daniel E. Toleran is a Senior Research Associate at the Center of Applied Research Services and the Co-Project Director of the LGBTQ TA Center for California Reducing Disparities Project (CRDP) administered by the Office of Health Equity/Department of Public Health. Daniel has more than 15 years’ experience championing mental health, social services, and behavioral health prevention and treatment for groups experiencing disparities. Mr. Toleran has served extensively on the advisory boards, workgroups, and Boards of Directors of community-based organizations, health departments, and school and clinic health programs. He has provided consultation and training on LGBTQ, immigrant Asian, and Pacific Islander populations, health disparities, and cultural competence. He has successfully disseminated project outcomes in peer-reviewed journal publications. He is currently a thought partner for the CrossPopulation Sustainability Committee for the CRDP. As a member of the leadership team, he provides guidance and support for its Legislative, Administrative, and Media strategies. He works with community-based organization leadership, and key stakeholders in their effort for the continuation and expansion of the CRDP to effect county-level integration of Community Defined Evidenced Practices.