Upcoming Webinar: Cultural Competencies and the Strategic Prevention Framework, Wednesday July 11

Full session information for our July webinar can be found below or on our website<https://nnlm.gov/scr/training/connections>. No registration is required for this class. As always, we greatly appreciate if you could pass this along to any other interested parties! Thank you for your help and support!

Title: Cultural Competencies and the Strategic Prevention Framework

Guest Speaker: Derrick Newby, Prevention Specialist at University of Arkansas Little Rock MidSOUTH Center for Prevention and Training, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 10am CT / 9am MT

Description: This training provides an introduction to Cultural Competency strategies that consider culture in all aspects of the strategic prevention framework (SPF). Participants will gain an understanding of the SPF and the rationale of being culturally competent in coalition building and program management, as well as use of techniques to effectively assess community strengths and cultural factors that will help to link with appropriate community resources. Participants will engage in practical learning by application of skills and techniques and experience a culturally competent training approach that models strategies to identify and build on cultural assets that can also be used for individual and agency action plans.

Speaker Bio: Derrick Newby is the Prevention Specialist at University of Arkansas at Little Rock MidSOUTH Center for Prevention and Training. For the past twenty years, Derrick has worked in both the private and public sectors, in fields affecting public health, family enrichment, community development, and prevention. He graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a degree in Psychology in 1999 and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2004 with a Master Degree in Public Administration with a focus in Nonprofit Management. He served as vice-chairman on the Communities Against Drugs Coalition in Pine Bluff Arkansas for two years. He is a certified cultural competency trainer and a certified suicide prevention counselor.

For more information: https://nnlm.gov/scr/professional-development/connections. No registration is required for this class.

To Join the Meeting

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