Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

Training Registration
View and register for trainings in the table below. The IPRC also provides custom trainings to organizations upon REQUEST.
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Drug Overview: MARIJUANA
Apr 22, 2013 Apr 22, 2013 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to this brief overview of the substance marijuana. This educational module is designed for professionals in the health care, mental health, substance abuse prevention and pubic health fields.

This one-hour module will assist participants in enhancing their understanding of marijuana's social and physical consequences. The information gained throughout this training can be used in work with consumers/patients, community members, youth and other professionals.
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Drug Overview: ALCOHOL
Apr 22, 2013 Apr 22, 2013 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study of the substance alcohol. This educational module is designed for professionals in the health care, mental health, substance abuse prevention and public health fields.

The Indiana Prevention Resource Center understands that professionals prefer to receive current information on drug topics in an efficient manner. This ninety minute module includes historical impacts, social influences, physical and behavioral effects, health consequences, dependence concepts and shares national and state data.

The information gained throughout this self-study can be used in work with consumers/patients, community members, youth and other professionals as alcohol education.
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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Sep 2, 2014 Sep 2, 2014 Online Training (1 hour)
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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing is a one-hour self-paced training that is geared towards professionals in healthcare, behavioral healthcare and allied healthcare settings.
This Introduction to Motivational Interviewing course will meet the following objectives:

  • Define Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Provide overview of Spirit of MI
  • Explore the four processes of MI
  • Review several skills used in MI
    • O.A.R.S.
    • Readiness Ruler
    • Decisional Balance
    • Advice with Permission
  • Support on-going competence with additional resources

This introductory course is intended to be used as a primer to an applied Introduction to Motivational Interviewing training that would provide opportunities to practice the information introduced in this course.
This course is based on Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change (3rd ed.), (Miller & Rollnick, 2013).
1 CEU is earned through the completion of this course.

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Drug Overview: COCAINE
Sep 24, 2014 Sep 24, 2014 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course of the substance cocaine. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this cocaine module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Learn about cocaine and its methods of use.
  • Discover the history of cocaine.
  • Review the effects of use and long term abuse on the brain and body.
  • Define levels of use and signs of cocaine dependence.
  • Explore recovery and treatment options for cocaine use.
  • Identify national and state data related to cocaine.
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Drug Overview: PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
Oct 14, 2014 Oct 14, 2014 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course on the non-medical use of prescription opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this prescription drug module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Understand the three classifications of prescription drugs that are most commonly misused and abused.
  • Learn about the history of the use of prescription drugs.
  • Identify the therapeutic effects of prescription drugs when taken properly and the side effects when they are used for non-medical purposes.
  • Recognize the different ways individuals can use prescription drugs for non-medical purposes.
  • See national and state trends of the non-medical use of prescription drugs.
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Drug Overview: HEROIN
Oct 22, 2014 Oct 22, 2014 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course of the substance heroin. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this heroin module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Learn about heroin and methods of use.
  • Discover the history of heroin.
  • Review the effects of use and long term abuse on the brain and body.
  • Define levels of use and signs of heroin dependence.
  • Explore recovery and treatment options for heroin use.
  • Identify national and state data relative to heroin.
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Drug Overview: TOBACCO
Apr 24, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course of tobacco. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this tobacco module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Learn about the production of tobacco and methods of use.
  • Define key terminology and slang terms.
  • Discover the history of tobacco
  • Review the effects of use and long term abuse on the brain and body.
  • Explore prevention efforts and treatment options for tobacco use.
  • Identify national and state data relative to tobacco.
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Have you tried the 3 R's? How to get parents actively involved
May 27, 2015 May 27, 2015 Webinar: May 27, 2015 10AM-11:30AM EST
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Have you tried the 3 R’s? How to get parents actively involved: Recruit, Retain and Recognize
Substance prevention professionals, teachers, social workers, mental health professionals and youth workers often describe parents as a challenging audience to actively engage in programs, practices and other activities.
Attend this webinar to learn practical, tested methods for the 3 R’s

  • Recruit: how to get parents to know about your program and to show up
  • Retain: how to get parents to value the program, actively engage and participate
  • Recognize: how to show parents they are important, appreciated and needed

Webinar provided by The Indiana Prevention Resource Center, with support from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction
1.5 CEU for Addiction Counselors, Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Social Workers

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Tobacco Dependence and Treatment forSmokers with Co-occurring Mental Illness
Oct 22, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 Online Training (1 hour)
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Welcome to Tobacco Dependence & Treatment for Smokers with Co-occurring Mental Illness.

Compared to those in the general population, individuals living with a mental illness and/or a substance use disorder smoke more, die younger, and suffer disproportionately from cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke, and cancer, all diseases and conditions directly associated with, and exacerbated by, smoking.

This training was developed to equip health professional students and practicing clinicians, across all disciplines, with evidence-based knowledge and skills to assist patients with co-occurring mental illness and/or substance use disorders to quit smoking. After completing this online training, each participant will be able to: (1) identify factors associated with tobacco use and dependence among persons with co-occurring mental illness; (2) recognize the importance of engaging in cessation interventions with this population of smokers; and (3) assist their patients in quitting smoking within their scope of professional practice.

Nurses, social workers, pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals all have a significant role in tobacco dependence treatment. We encourage you to learn more about how to help persons with a mental illness and/or substance use disorder to achieve a tobacco free life. Please review the instructions for using this course before beginning.

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Optimize! Strategies for Developing Competitive and Compelling Grant Proposals
Oct 22, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 Online Training (1 hour)
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This is a 60-minute pre-recorded webinar.

Participants will learn:

  • Proposal development pre-planning and project management approaches
  • The key components of each main section of a grant proposal and tactics for enhancing narrative response
  • The basic elements of outcomes-based evaluation design
  • Budget development considerations and line item calculation formulas
  • And a proposal appraisal checklist for proposal finalization and cold reading
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Grant Writing Series - Part 1
Oct 22, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 Online Training (10 minutes)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center's Grant Writing Series is a 3 part series of brief, self-paced trainings for health and human service providers. Many health and human service organizations rely on grant funding to accomplish their goals and therefore professionals need experience in writing preparing grants. This series is intended to provide guidance, tips, and lessons learned in a compact format that can be viewed during your lunch break, while you are on the treadmill, or after the kids are off to bed. The series includes:

  • Part 1 - Funding Basics
  • Part 2 - Proposal Basics
  • Part 3 - Drug-Free Communities Support Program Overview
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Grant Writing Series - Part 2
Oct 21, 2015 Oct 21, 2015 Online Training (10 minutes)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center's Grant Writing Series is a 3 part series of brief, self-paced trainings for health and human service providers. Many health and human service organizations rely on grant funding to accomplish their goals and therefore professionals need experience in writing preparing grants. This series is intended to provide guidance, tips, and lessons learned in a compact format that can be viewed during your lunch break, while you are on the treadmill, or after the kids are off to bed. The series includes:

  • Part 1 - Funding Basics
  • Part 2 - Proposal Basics
  • Part 3 - Drug-Free Communities Support Program Overview
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Introduction to SBIRT in PRIMARY CARE
Dec 30, 2015 Dec 30, 2015 Online Training (1 hour)
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Welcome to the Introduction to SBIRT in Primary Care module. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.

The purpose of this hour-long module is to provide a foundational introduction to Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). By the end of the module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Describe the relationship between levels of alcohol and drug use and SBIRT
  • Identify the outcomes and efficacy of SBIRT
  • Define SBIRT and its role in healthcare
  • Examine screening tools used in the application of SBIRT
  • Recognize and explore best practices in the implementation of a brief intervention
  • Explore SBIRT training and implementation standards
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Messaging for Prevention: Social Norms Marketing in the Digital Age (Part 1)
Jan 4, 2016 Jan 4, 2016 Webinar Part 1: January 13, 2016 (1.5 hours)
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A three-part training designed to increase knowledge and skills for using social media marketing and social norms marketing to communicate more authentically in community prevention campaigns.

Part one: January 13, 2016
Part two: January 20, 2016
Part three: January 27, 2016

All webinars are scheduled 10:00am-11:30am EST.
Instructions for the webinar will be emailed after registration.

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Messaging for Prevention: Social Norms Marketing in the Digital Age (Part 2)
Jan 4, 2016 Jan 4, 2016 Webinar Part 2: January 20, 2016 (1.5 hours)
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A three-part training designed to increase knowledge and skills for using social media marketing and social norms marketing to communicate more authentically in community prevention campaigns.

Part one: January 13, 2016
Part two: January 20, 2016
Part three: January 27, 2016

All webinars are scheduled 10:00am-11:30am EST.
Instructions for the webinar will be emailed after registration.

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Messaging for Prevention: Social Norms Marketing in the Digital Age (Part 3)
Jan 4, 2016 Jan 4, 2016 Webinar Part 3: January 27, 2016 (1.5 hours)
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A three-part training designed to increase knowledge and skills for using social media marketing and social norms marketing to communicate more authentically in community prevention campaigns.

Part one: January 13, 2016
Part two: January 20, 2016
Part three: January 27, 2016

All webinars are scheduled 10:00am-11:30am EST.
Instructions for the webinar will be emailed after registration.

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Grant Writing Series - Part 3
Oct 21, 2015 Oct 21, 2015 Online Training (10 minutes)
One (1) CEU will be given once you have completed all three parts and passes the final quiz.
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center's Grant Writing Series is a 3 part series of brief, self-paced trainings for health and human service providers. Many health and human service organizations rely on grant funding to accomplish their goals and therefore professionals need experience in writing preparing grants. This series is intended to provide guidance, tips, and lessons learned in a compact format that can be viewed during your lunch break, while you are on the treadmill, or after the kids are off to bed. The series includes:

  • Part 1 - Funding Basics
  • Part 2 - Proposal Basics
  • Part 3 - Drug-Free Communities Support Program Overview
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Prevention 101
Jan 13, 2016 Jan 13, 2016 Online Training (1 hour)
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Prevention 101 is a self-paced, engaging, and dynamic course designed as a fundamental introduction for new prevention professionals. It is also highly valuable as a refresher course for active prevention specialists. Other professions, including mental health, criminal justice, health care, education, law, substance treatment, social work, youth development, behavioral health, public health, faith, and recovery can take advantage of Prevention 101 for cross training and current prevention information, science, practice, and strategies.
This course was developed by the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC), with funding support from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction. In 2012, the IPRC developed online learning to meet the needs of the workforce, reduce travel, allow for flexibility, and provide best practices for adult learning. Several courses are posted on the training portal and more will be developed in the future.
There is no prerequisite for Prevention 101. Information, animations, learning checks, resources, and links are provided to enhance learning. After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define prevention and its stages
  • Appraise the consequences of drug use to the young brain
  • Utilize definitions and acronyms common to the field
  • Understand the role of National and State organizations
  • Consider the impact of the history of prevention efforts
  • Define risk, protective, and contributing factors
  • Describe the impact of fear tactics
  • Recommend prevention strategies
  • Recognize the prevention needs of distinct populations
  • List characteristics of successful prevention
  • Apply basic prevention skills to case studies and their profession

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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IC&RC CPS Exam Preparation
Jan 20, 2016 Jan 20, 2016 Online Training (1 hour)
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The IC&RC Certified Prevention Specalist Exam Preparation Module is a self-paced course designed to review key prevention concepts and help prepare individuals to take the Prevention Specialist exam offered by the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC). This course was developed by the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC), with funding support from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction. While there is no prerequisite for this module, it is intended for prevention professionals who have completed the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) since 2012, and who have worked in the substance use prevention field for at least one year. Participants will complete the following objectives at the conclusion of this course:

  • Learn the six domains of the IC&RC Prevention Specialist Credential and reviewed core information related to each domain
  • Completed a self-assessment of your strengths and weaknesses for each of the essential tasks within the domains
  • Completed sample test questions to prepare you for the IC&RC Examination
  • Received additional resources related to each domain

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Considerations for Survey Development
Apr 13, 2016 Apr 13, 2016 Short Online Training (30 minutes)
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Assessment is the first step in the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) and refers to the gathering and examining of data. This step is the foundation of the SPF because the community cannot focus on a problem if that issue has not been identified. Data collection is a substantial part of the assessment phase and can be beneficial in gaining feedback within a variety of fields, not just in substance abuse prevention. This course, The Considerations of Survey Development, will include an overview of some of the main types of data collection and will help understand some things that should be considered when developing a survey. Objectives include:

  • Recognize whether creating a survey or using other resources would be most beneficial
  • Describe the differences between using quantitative vs. qualitative survey data
  • Distinguish what is important when developing a survey
  • Understand what challenges may exist in gaining community input through a survey

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 0.2-4-1-25. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Health Disparities Webinar: Part 1
Apr 18, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 Free Webinar: April 20th 10am-12pm EST
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Two part webinar series presentation to increase knowledge of health disparities, assist grantees in identifying health disparity data and resources, and improve readiness to collect and interpret health disparity needs assessment findings.

Part one of the series will focus on introductory topics including definitions, examples of health disparities, resources (Prev-Stat, Community Level Epidemiological Indicators, Indiana County Health Rankings, etc.), essential public health services in the context of health disparities, a community example, specific action steps to complete in a community to collect data and how be cognizant of health disparities in data reporting.

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Health Disparities Webinar: Part 2
Apr 18, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 Free Webinar: June 8th 10am-12pm EST
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Two part webinar series presentation to increase knowledge of health disparities, assist grantees in identifying health disparity data and resources, and improve readiness to collect and interpret health disparity needs assessment findings.

Details to be announced.

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Alcohol: Accidental Experts
Apr 26, 2016 May 2, 2016 Free Webinar: May 2nd 1pm-3pm EST
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Many people are made “accidental experts” in the subject of alcohol because a job, position in society or a role with the community requires knowledge about alcohol. This webinar will review the basics and examine in-depth topics for a variety of professions.

Topics will include:

  • Data –prevalence, consequence, age of first use, etc.
  • Perceptions of alcohol among populations (youth, college, etc.)
  • Standard drink size, blood alcohol concentration and associated concerns
  • The impact of history and laws, along with current policies
  • Risks associated with alcohol use
  • Short and long term effects on the body and brain
  • The effect of using alcohol with other drugs
  • Alcohol’s effects on certain populations
  • Drinking patterns and levels of drinking
  • Updated criteria for abuse and dependence
  • Treatment protocol
  • Linkage to co-occurring disorders
  • Risk reduction measures
  • Prevention strategies
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Prescription Drugs: Beyond the Basics
Apr 26, 2016 May 9, 2016 Free Webinar: May 9nd 1pm-3pm EST
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A webinar designed to inform and update professionals in the fields of substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery; public health, education, social work, criminal justice and youth work.
Webinar topics:

  • The three classifications of prescription drugs that are most commonly misused and abused.
  • History of the use of prescription drugs.
  • Therapeutic effects of prescription drugs when taken properly and the side effects when they are used for non-medical purposes.
  • Different ways individuals can use prescription drugs for non-medical purposes.
  • Effects of use and long term abuse on the brain and body.
  • Intoxication and withdrawal symptoms, as well as diagnostic criteria for disorders.
  • Treatment options for each classification of drug. 
  • The connection between prescription drug abuse and heroin use.
  • National and state data trends of the non-medical use of prescription drugs.
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Health Disparities Webinar
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 This webinar is designed specifically for substance use professionals; however, individuals from public health, treatment, youth work and related fields will benefit from the information presented.
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July 26, 2016 
10am-12pm EST 

Attend this webinar to:

•learn the definition and examples of health disparities;

•utilize health disparity data resources and review specific action steps to collect data;

•understand how to be cognizant of health disparities in data reporting;

•discover local data sources including environmental scans;

•review the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) and receive examples of how to incorporate them in a community; and

•reinforce cultural competence in the context of evidence-based models. 

Approved for 2 CEUs

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Focus Group Basics
Jul 10, 2016 Jul 10, 2016 Short Online Training (30 minutes)
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This course is part two of the Data/Assessment Series and is designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health. Objectives include:

  • Understand the components that make up a focus group.
  • Recognize when a focus group is most useful or applicable.
  • Discover what to consider when writing facilitation questions.
  • Distinguish helpful versus harmful moderating techniques.

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training: Training for SCAN group only
Jul 11, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training
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This is a closed training for SCAN (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect)

 

The Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) is an innovative, interactive curriculum and training that offers practitioners a comprehensive introduction to the substance abuse prevention field. Grounded in current research and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), the SAPST is designed to help practitioners develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement effective, data-driven prevention. Using case scenarios, participants will work through each of the SPF steps - assessment, capacity, planning, implementation and evaluation. Participants get the opportunity to assess data and prioritize risk and protective factors; engage in capacity-building activities and assess community resources and readiness; infuse cultural competency and sustainability in community planning; employ activities to determine best practical fit for implementation; and determine effective measures for short- and long-term evaluation.

 

 

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Evaluation Basics
Jul 27, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 Short Online Training (15-20 minutes)
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This course is part one of the Evaluation Series and is designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health. Objectives include:

  • Describe the benefits of evaluation.
  • Understand the difference between process and outcome evaluation.
  • List the components of an outcome evaluation.
  • Develop an outcome target.

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2 . Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Planning: A Crucial Step in the SPF Webinar
Aug 3, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 This webinar is designed specifically for substance use professionals; however, individuals from public health, treatment, youth work and related fields will benefit from the information presented.
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This webinar provides an overview of the planning phase of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF). Get ready for a lively discussion that invites participants to share their advice and concerns and interact with highly trained experts from the Indiana Prevention Resource Center.

Objectives include:

-Incorporating community data into the decision-making process

-Inviting communities members to have their opinions heard

-Reviewing the logic model

-Using evidence-based approaches that meet the community needs

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Data Collection and Evaluation Planning Webinar: Grantees Only
Aug 9, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 This is the quarterly evaluation webinar that is required for DMHA grantees that occurs on the second Tuesday of every third month at 2pm ET.
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Interpreting Evaluation Data
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 Short Online Training (15-20 minutes)
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This course is part two of the Evaluation Series and is designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health. Objectives include:

  • Recognize the foundational components necessary for evaluation
  • Understand the cut-point evaluation method
  • Communicate the evaluation findings with the public

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2 . Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Drug Overview: Methamphetamine
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 Online Training (1 hour)
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The Indiana Prevention Resource Center invites you to complete a self-study course on methamphetamine. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including healthcare, mental health, criminal justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.

By the end of this module, you will have completed the following objectives:
  • Learn about the production of methamphetamine and methods of use.
  • Discover the history of methamphetamine.
  • Review the effects of use and long term abuse on the brain, body, and special populations.
  • Explore treatment options for methamphetamine use and abuse.
  • Identify national and state data relative to methamphetamine us
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Info Gain: How to Describe, Detail and Advocate for Data Collection Surveys Webinar
Oct 11, 2016 Nov 15, 2016 This live, 2 hour webinar is designed specifically for substance use professionals; however, individuals from public health, treatment, youth work and related fields will benefit from the information presented.
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Surveys can provide valuable data and insight into populations. However, it can be challenging to convey the importance of survey collection. This webinar will assist in:

1) Learning talking points about how to advocate for surveys in schools

2) Being comfortable with the changes in the INYS this year

3) Connecting responses to health and academics (interpreting results or understanding the measures used)

4) Understanding consent that is needed for survey participation

5) Finding sources of data for other populations

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Sustainability: What's the Plan Webinar
Oct 11, 2016 Dec 6, 2016 This live, 2 hour webinar is designed specifically for substance use professionals; however, individuals from public health, treatment, youth work and related fields will benefit from the information presented.
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What is your sustainability plan? This interactive webinar presented by experts from the Indiana Prevention Resource Center gives prevention providers the tools to answer these questions:

-Why should I have a sustainability plan?

-When do I plan?

-How do I plan?

-How do I develop a financial plan?

-How do I develop a sustainability committee?

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Maintaining Fidelity with the SPF and Collecting Quality Data Webinar: Grantees Only
Oct 11, 2016 Dec 13, 2016 This is the quarterly evaluation webinar that is required for DMHA grantees that occurs on the second Tuesday of every third month at 2pm ET.
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The Sustainability Solution: Proactive Approaches for Community Coalitions
Dec 14, 2016 Dec 14, 2016 Online Training (1 hour)
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Welcome to The Sustainability Solution: Proactive Approaches for Community Coalitions module! This is a self-paced, engaging, and dynamic course designed to provide a more in-depth understanding of the sustainability phase within the Strategic Prevention Framework. This course was developed by the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC) with funding support from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction. This course is designed to reach a wide range of professions, including mental health, criminal justice, health care, education, law, substance treatment, social work, youth development, behavioral health, public health, faith, recovery, and others.

    Learning objectives

    • Define and operationalize sustainment in terms of fiscal, capacity, and coalition infrastructure elements.
    • Assess the extent to which the factors that promote sustainability are present within organizations.
    • Conduct a gaps analysis of representative membership across community sectors.
    • List multiple tactics for retaining coalition (or organization) members.
    • Describe examples of sustainable systems change and its contribution to addressing long-term community outcomes.
    • List factors that should be considered when prioritizing what strategies and programs should be sustained.
    • Understand what comprises a diversified approach to sustainment.
    • Develop a formal sustainment plan and targeted outcomes using an action plan format.
    • Identify multiple fundraising ideas and strategies that can be applied locally.
    • Describe multiple internet fundraising best practices and understand how to incorporate these elements into the organization’s online fundraising processes.

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

*This module requires the use of audio equipment. Please ensure that speakers or headsets are available prior to initiating this module. Text files for narration are available in each section that contains audio.

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Implementation Challenges: Retention & Fidelity Webinar
Dec 19, 2016 Jan 26, 2017 This 2-hour webinar will discuss challenges that specifically relate to implementing programs or strategies. Recruitment, retention, and fidelity concerns will be discussed, with time to ask specific questions from your own experience.
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When it comes to implementing substance prevention strategies, even the best laid plans can have glitches.This training webinar will provide ideas, guidance, best practices, and discussion to work through common issues with implementation, including recruiting participants using the appropriate processes, retaining participants for the duration of the strategy, and providing programming or practices with full fidelity.

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Prevention Certification (CPS)
Jan 2, 2017 Jan 2, 2017 Online Training (30 minutes)
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This course walks you through the process of obtaining your Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) Credential in the state of Indiana. Throughout the course, there are resources and tips to assist in applying for this credential. As this is a course to identify the steps of a credential, no continuing education hours will be given.

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Environmental Strategies Webinar
Jan 4, 2017 Feb 7, 2017 This 2-hour webinar will discuss environmental strategies. Environmental strategies focus on creating long-term change in the environment, which makes it easier for more members of the community to make healthy decisions. This webinar is intended to provide information and tools for coalitions and organizations currently utilizing environmental strategies.
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The webinar will address these objectives: 

*Identify the differences between individual and environmental strategies, the strengths and weaknesses of each, and how they can complement each other in a comprehensive plan

*Understand the four strategies for community change that are environmental in nature

*Identify data points (risk/protective factors, problem behaviors) that can be addressed by environmental strategies

*Identify action steps for two types of environmental strategies: policy change and media campaigns

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Consensus Conferences: Providing a Forum for Dialogue Webinar: Grantees Only
Jan 10, 2017 Mar 14, 2017 This is the quarterly evaluation webinar that is required for DMHA grantees that occurs on the second Tuesday of every third month at 2pm ET.
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Cultural Competence - Noblesville
Jan 20, 2017 Mar 30, 2017 Cultural competence involves understanding and appropriately responding to the unique combination of cultural elements - including race, ethnicity, language, age, religion, beliefs, history, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and more - that the professional and participant bring to each service encounter. With these components integrated, we can transform the way we work and the way we live.
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When discovering diversity, it becomes essential to build the skills of cultural competence to better serve our community.

In this two-day interactive training, participants will learn:

-What cultural competence encompasses

-How to incorporate culturally competent practices

-Why it is important to engage people from all areas

More specifically, the participants will experience the following objectives in practical and hands on ways:

-Definitions of culture and other topical terminology

-The history and the why

-Disparities and equity

-Roles of Individuals and organizations

-Benefits and outcomes

-Cultural competent coalitions in a community of cultures

-The strategic placement of culture (Strategic Prevention Framework)

-Sustainable cultural efforts​​

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Change, Change, Change (Policy Training) - Fishers
Feb 13, 2017 Apr 11, 2017 Policy change takes time, so it is vital that the strategies that are implemented are effective. During this day long training, key policy strategies will be explained by an expert in higher level change.
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Topics Covered:

-State of affairs for prevention/public health policy

-Local and state level policy process

-Discussion with a panel of experts in the field

-Lobbying/Advocacy

-Process to assess current policies

-How to create an action plan to tackle implementation of a policy

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