New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Dedicated to Advancing Addiction Professionals in New Hampshire

Environmental Strategies in Substance Use Prevention: "The What, So What, Now What?"

  • May 20, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH
  • 27


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A 6 hour training event with Lee Anne Dodge, MEd, CPS

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)

PRESENTATION:  Environmental strategies, when implemented as part of a comprehensive approach, are essential in changing or influencing the underlying factors that contribute to substance use and can have a great impact on large numbers of people.  Pro use social norms, policies, access and availability of substances can influence behaviors. When paired with individual level prevention and education strategies, environmental strategies can prevent use and help create places that are supportive, just and safe.

Through activities and discussions, participants will:

  • Learn about evidence based environmental strategies and how they are essential for comprehensive substance use prevention.
  • Learn how to assess and connect environmental strategies to community needs.
  • Explore opportunities for engaging key stakeholders in communities to plan, implement, and evaluate environmental strategies in both the short and long term.
  • Possess knowledge about the demographics of people affected by opioid use disorder.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:  Lee Anne Dodge has a Master’s Degree in Adult and Higher Education, is a Certified Prevention Specialist, and a Prime For Life instructor for Maine’s Driver Education and Evaluation Program. She is the program director for one of the 18 Drug Free Communities in Maine: SoPo Unite-in South Portland. She has worked in the substance use prevention field for over 25 years with a focus on using environmental strategies to reduce substance use in communities and on college campuses. She coordinated wellness and substance use prevention and intervention at the University of Southern Maine and facilitated the BASICS program (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students).  She serves on Maine’s Prevention Certification Board and has served on Maine’s Governor’s Substance Abuse Services Commission and was an associate with the Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies and has taught the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training. Lee Anne grew up in Walpole, N.H. and worked at the University of New Hampshire in Residential Life and the New Hampshire Teen Institute.

Fee:  *NHADACA Members $55.    Non-Members $65.  NBCC add $5. Lunch will be on your own. For registration information contact:  603-225-7060

6 Contact Hours Available
Certified Prevention Specialist Domain:  3-6
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 13
CRSW Performance Domain: 3
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.


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