Coalitions are a critical component of community-based strategies. What is a coalition with a focus on substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and how does this work align with the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF)? This two part training series will examine the purpose and effectiveness of prevention coalitions, explore approaches to develop and sustain local coalitions, and promote strategies to sustain coalition participation and engagement.
Participation in this training opportunity will enable participants to:
- Define and discuss the role and effectiveness of coalitions.
- Describe how to create and sustain a community coalition using the SPF.
- Examine ways of building coalition capacity through strategic recruitment, training, and retention.
- Identify environmental prevention strategies for local change that coalitions can support.
Part 1 – Understanding Coalitions
Wednesday, October 4, 2023
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. PT
Part 2 – Strategies and Applications for Coalition Engagement and Maintenance
Thursday, October 5, 2023
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. PT
About The Presenters
Angela Da Re (she/her), CCPS, ICPS, has over 25 years of experience in substance use disorder prevention and health promotion. As the CEO of Delta Prevention, she leads a team primarily centered on parent and family strategies, effecting positive changes in families nationwide.
Her expertise includes Community Building, Data Collection, Health Equity, Community Crisis Care, and Non-Opioid Treatment Options. Angela is deeply dedicated to specialized groups such as rural communities, faith groups, veterans, youth, and families. She crafts strategies and interventions tailored to these groups’ distinct needs and works with communities to engage hard-to-reach sectors.
Angela has been a consultant for various California communities for nearly two decades. Additionally, as a national consultant and trainer for CADCA, she contributes to key training projects, enhancing substance use disorder prevention outcomes in communities nationwide. Angela prioritizes community-driven solutions. Her unwavering commitment to promoting positive change through education and prevention underscores her influential role in the sector.
Colber Prosper (he/him) is the CEO and Senior Consultant for Prosper and Partner International Consulting Firm. Colber serves as a lead trainer for the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) and has provided training to over 5,000 individuals involved in coalition work in the United States and internationally.
Questions about the trainings? Contact us at ABHPCinfo@cars-rp.org