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Prevention and Early Intervention: Events

Past Events

38th Annual School on Addictions & Behavioral Health
Held in Anchorage, AK
May 7-9, 2012


7th Annual Serving Offenders with Cognitive Impairments:
Transitioning into the Community

Held in Anchorage, AK
February 1-2, 2012


2012 Youth Policy Summit
Held in Juneau, Alaska
February 12-15, 2012


FASD201: Developing Successful Interventions and Supports
Held in Anchorage, AK
November 11, 2011


6th Annual Alaska School Health and Wellness Institute
Held in Anchorage, AK
October 24-26, 2011


Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant Meeting
Held in Anchorage, AK
October 10-13, 2011


24th Annual National Prevention Network
Prevention Research Conference

September 20-23, 2011
Atlanta, Georgia


FY 12 Annual Prevention Grantee Meeting
Held in Anchorage, AK
From September 27-29, 2011


Logic Model Training
Held across Alaska
from June-September, 2011


Sheraton Anchorage Hotel
Anchorage, AK
Thursday, June 9 & Friday, June 10, 2011

The Alaska Postvention Training and Healing Conference will provide opportunities for Alaskans to meet and learn about the ongoing development of suicide postvention resources, receive training and technical assistance for coordinated approaches in developing behavioral health emergency response and to learn best practices in suicide postvention. A Healing Conference will also be held in the evenings with presentations from individuals on suicide loss, facilitate panel and small group discussion, provide educational resources and information for professionals as well as survivors of suicide. To register click here. If you have questions regarding the Postvention Training and Healing Conference, please contact Devon Urquhart at 465-8407 or


28th Annual Rural Providers Conference
Held in Dillingham, AK
from May 30th-June 3rd, 2011


Summer Research Training Institute for American Indian and Alaska Native Health Professionals
Held in Portland, OR
from June 13th-June 30th, 2011


DBH FY 2011 Annual Grantee Meeting


37th Annual School of Addictions & Behavioral Health:
RX For Recovery

Held in Anchorage, AK from May 2nd-4th, 2011


Exploring the Impact of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
Across the Life Span

Held in Anchorage, AK from April 7th-8th, 2011


FASD & Sexuality Workshop information
Held in Juneau, AK on April 5th, 2011


Prime for LifeNew Instructor Training
March 28th-31st in Anchorage, AK


Don't miss CADCA's 2011 National Leadership Forum, the nation's largest meeting for substance abuse prevention leaders, treatment professionals and researchers, and SAMHSA/CSAP's Annual Community Prevention Day. If you have funds to commit before the end of the fiscal year, register now by clicking here to download a registration form.

The 2011 Forum will be held February 7-10, 2011 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center, right on the banks of the Potomac River and just 15 minutes from downtown Washington, DC.

Investing in CADCA training is a great use of year-end funds that will pay dividends in the long run in skill-building and professional development. Online registration will open on Oct. 4, 2010, but in the interim, please download the PDF form and send it back to CADCA via fax at 703-706-0573 or via mail to:

Attn: Events Department
625 Slaters Lane, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314

We are happy to say that since we know budgets are tight we’ve kept the 2011 registration and lodging rates at the Gaylord the same as in 2010!
This year’s conference theme, “Coalitions: Moving Forward, Mapping our Future,” builds on the fact that although there are always changes happening within our field, we have the power to determine our future. We have an exciting program planned, with bigger and better workshops, more networking opportunities, and dynamic plenary sessions.

Register today!


The 5th Annual Alaska School Health and Wellness Institute is scheduled for Monday, October 4 - Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at the Downtown Anchorage Marriott Hotel, Anchorage, Alaska.

Register now at:
This year's theme is "Join the Movement". One of the highlights of this year’s event is the roll-out of the new Alaska School Health and Safety Plan, which provides direction for moving towards a coordinated approach for school health and safety programs in the state.

The Institute will include pre-conference sessions and cover of variety of topics including obesity prevention, tobacco prevention, suicide and violence prevention, and more! The Moving Into Action – Combating Childhood Obesity strand is designed to provide registered participants three days of intensive training and planning for action. Additional details on this track will be provided for interested participants. In addition, the Institute will spotlight many local success stories from around Alaska.

Also, take advantage of the special post-conference training opportunities:
· October 7-8: There will be a two-day We Can! ® (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition) training (held at a separate location) sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.
· October 7: There will be a one-day Alaska Safe Routes to School Program training.
Who should come: Whether you are a school board member, an administrator, teacher, school nurse, school nutrition staff, counselor, parent, student, or other community member, you will learn new leadership skills and best practices for policies and programs that enhance student health and safety.

Hope to see you there!

Patricia Owen
Program Co-Chair
Department of Health and Social Services

Terri Campbell
Program Co-Chair
Department of Education & Early Development

  • The 4th International Conference on
    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
    The Power of Knowledge: Integrating Research,
    Policy, and Promising Practice Around the World



Please Go to
to View the Advance Notice

Please Go to
to Submit your Abstract

Conference Date:
March 2-5, 2011

Conference Description
Our understanding of FASD is entering a period of rapid expansion and change, dramatically increasing our comprehension of the breadth and depth of the global impact of this lifelong disability. This 4th International conference will provide an advanced forum for emerging and cutting edge research, policy and practice that will assist governments, service systems, service providers, parents and caregivers, as we strive to address the complex issues of FASD. This new knowledge will be an impetus for critical action in supporting women, individuals, families, and communities around the world.

Conference Hotel
The Westin Bayshore(1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver, BC)
Please go to:
to book a room at a reduced rate of $129 (single/double occupancy).

Spread the Word
Please forward this information to your colleagues who would benefit from participating. It would also be greatly appreciated if you would post the course information on your organization’s website.

Contact Info
Katia Selezeneva
Phone: (604) 822-7524, Fax: (604) 822-4835,


Listed below are several trainings applicable to prevention & early intervention. Please take a moment to see if these trainings and conferences can enhance your professional development.