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*This is a repeated session. PRI is unable to award hours for previously attended sessions.

ALL SESSIONS ARE EASTERN TIME AND 1.5 HOURS. Time Zone Converter

Participants must attend the CES session in its entirety to receive a certificate.

Session Dates:

August 5, 2022, 12:00 PM ET
August 12, 2022, 1:15 PM ET
August 19, 2022, 12:00 PM ET
August 26, 2022, 12:00 PM ET

Description:

As Prime For Life (PFL) instructors, we help people consider the possibility of change in their alcohol and drug choices. This session will explore data that demonstrate how the COVID-19 pandemic interacts with race/ethnicity, social determinants of health (e.g., education, occupation, income, etc.), and structural determinants of health (e.g., racism, public policy) to influence substance use and other behavioral health outcomes.

Goals:

Participants will understand the concept of behavioral health equity and how demographic differences and environmental factors influence inequities in substance use..

At the conclusion of this session, participants will:

Objectives:

In this session, participants will:

  • Understand the concept of behavioral health equity
  • Recognize how demographic differences influence susceptibility for increased substance use
  • Identify how social determinants of health and structural determinants influence differences in use related to COVID-19
  • Integrate these concepts into their PFL practic

Trainers


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Desmond Banks
PRI Trainer

Desmond does the digging, seeking out new research and exciting opportunities for Prime programs to make a difference...all from his rocking chair.

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