Webinars

At Prevention Central, we’re in the business of keeping you informed. That’s why we offer frequent webinars. From trainings on specific products to updates on our findings and approaches, Prevention Central is designed to help you stay on the cutting edge of prevention and health promotion research.

Our Next Webinar

Teaching mindfulness to youth to prevent substance abuse.

Join Prevention Central’s Dr. Alison Parker to learn about a creative approach to substance abuse prevention through mindfulness education for children and adolescents, and how to provide youth with tools to cope with stress, regulate their feelings and behaviors, and make healthy choices. Dr. Parker is a Research Scientist at iRT and has been a Principal Investigator on multiple federally funded projects (i.e., NIH, IES, NIDILRR) to develop and evaluate school-based mindfulness education programs as well as online mindfulness programs for youth.

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Our Previous Webinars

Analyzing Media: A Creative Approach to Combating Youth Substance Abuse

Join us for a look at the cutting edge of Prevention Central‘s substance abuse prevention programming. We’ll go over the fundamentals of media influence on substance use, show how youth can develop their critical thinking skills about media messages, and give you the tools to bring media literacy education to your community.

Wednesday, February 27th