ENDS Purchase Survey Training
Date: June 28th, 2022
Time: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
Skill Level: The event is intended to serve the needs of all skill levels.
Audience: This training is tailored to PFS sites implementing ENDS Purchase Surveys
Description: This course is designed to introduce participants to the use of tobacco purchase surveys to assess the level of availability of tobacco products sold to underage youth within their community. Tobacco purchase surveys are an educational and data collection program utilized by community members and agencies to determine the actual availability of age restricted tobacco products within their community. They involve the use of youthful looking, but of age youth to test if retailers are complying with basic protocols regarding the purchase of age restricted tobacco products. The participants will be instructed on the purpose of tobacco purchase surveys, the benefits of conducting purchase surveys and the detailed components of conducting tobacco purchase surveys according to national “best practice” standards. In addition, the participants will receive information on how to utilize the media to amplify the results of their tobacco purchase surveys.
The Participant will learn:
- What constitutes a young adult tobacco purchase survey.
- The benefits of a conducting young adult tobacco purchase surveys.
- Best Practice steps for conducting young adult tobacco purchase surveys.
- The required Department of Mental Health (DMH) policies to ensure consistency in how to engage the media to amplify their efforts to reduce youth access to tobacco products
Presenter: Nancy McGee
An application for General Skill Building continuing education credit has been submitted to the NCSAPPB.
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