CADCA’s Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) is partnering with CADCA’s Youth Leadership and Nuestras Voces (Our Voices) Network to present a 2-part webinar series “Youth Engagement in Tobacco Control”. The first webinar will be held on January 11th from 3 – 4:30 pm EST and presented by CADCA Trainers Nigel Wrangham and Rebekah Jin. Grounded in the CDC’s Youth Engagement in Tobacco Prevention and Control Best Practices User Guide and led by CADCA’s professional youth trainers, this webinar with outline a solid foundation for an authentic and equitable youth program focused on achieving population-level change in tobacco- and other substance abuse prevention efforts.
Part 1 of this webinar series will be adapted to Spanish and delivered on February 16th. Further details and registration information to come.
By the end of this webinar, participants will:
a) Understand the historical perspective of youth engagement in tobacco control
b) Identify misconceptions about working with youth
c) Understand the significance of engaging youth in tobacco prevention efforts
d) Understand the different roles of youth and adults in youth programs focused on community-change
e) Identify steps to prepare for authentic engagement in youth prevention programs
1. Nigel Wrangham, CADC II, CPS (CADCA Lead Youth Trainer)
2. Rebekah Jin (CADCA Youth Trainer)