Find the event handouts and video below.
Participants will reflect on how culture, social norms and personal biases affect our prevention work. This session will explore the complexity of the social inequalities that contribute to health disparities. This webinar is open to all substance use prevention professionals!
- Explore personal culture and biases that influence our unique perspective
- Define culture and how it influences substance use
- Define implicit bias, privilege
- Personal exploration of culture
- Understanding the system of racial/social inequity
- Community collaborations and cultural adaptions: moving from understanding to implementation
Nicole M Augustine, Rize Consultants, LLC
This training was designed for substance use prevention and addiction professionals, public health, and other professionals interested in learning about the applicability of Health Equity Concepts in Substance Use Prevention Work.
The event was intended to serve the needs of medium to advance skilled prevention providers.
About the North Carolina Training and Technical Assistance Center (NCTTA):
The NCTTA provides training and technical assistance to North Carolina Substance Abuse Prevention Providers and interested communities. Services include:
- Developing tools and strategies to improve the quality of substance abuse prevention activities
- Providing technical assistance and learning resources
- Improving the understanding of prevention science
- Encouraging the use of epidemiological data to guide prevention planning
- Assisting in the selection and implementation of evidence-based and promising prevention practices
The North Carolina Training and Technical Assistance Center provides training and technical assistance as a no-cost service with support from the NC DHHS Division of MH/DD/SAS. To learn more about the NCTTA visit ncpreventiontta.org
One and half (1.5) hours of the North Carolina Addictions Specialist Professional Practice Board Credit will be awarded to attendees.
Funding in whole or in part for this event was provided by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services with funding from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.