Significantly reduce the impact of overload on your ability to make decisions, problem-solve, empathize with others, and accomplish tasks successfully. Gain an understanding of what healthy “control” looks like including its impact on your emotions, thoughts, reactions and ultimately your outcome!  Recognize what you can and can’t control and target your efforts for success.

Presented by Susan Graham, CFLE

Susan Graham Certified Family Life Educator with over 15 years of experience working with families and children at Huron Valley Schools, and 3 years at Oakland Schools ISD. She has 6 years of experience as a Parent Engagement Coordinator at a school-wide Title I Elementary School.  She has over 10 years’ experience developing evidence-based workshops for court-ordered Michigan families working toward reunification. She’s experienced in grant-based parent engagement requirements and increasing stakeholder attendance at events.  Her workshops are designed for successful engagement and inclusive programming for diverse audiences.

Gain a better understanding of the community health assessment overview with this informational video! This video contains content that discusses the risk and protective factors, the selection of appropriate evidence-based practices, logic models, cultural competency, and so much more!

Watch this video to gain information on how to identify and engage stakeholders, what community sectors you should consider, the process of developing your team, how to document and communicate results, and so much more! This video demonstrates a great overview of the community health assessment!

Watch this video to gain a further understanding of the components of a community health assessment! Within this video it discusses how to identify and engage stakeholders, defining the community, the process of collecting and analyzing date, and so much more!

Our comprehensive youth advocacy training program is geared toward middle and high school students to equip them with skills to create change in their communities and fight for the first tobacco-free generation.

The Guide to the Eight Professional Competencies for Higher Education Substance Misuse Prevention is designed to promote enhanced professional skills, and ultimately have greater impact, with college students’ decisions surrounding drugs and alcohol. Available as a free downloadable publication, this comprehensive resource documents the range of competencies required to achieve institutional goals of maximizing student success and well-being with a focus on reducing risky behaviors and harm associated with students’ substance use. Further, this resource is “brought to life” with an eight-part webinar series, highlighting each of the individual competencies.

Classroom WISE is a FREE 3-part training package that assists K-12 educators and school staff in supporting the mental health of students in the classroom. Developed by the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network in partnership with the National Center for School Mental Health, this package offers evidence-based strategies and skills to engage and support students experiencing adversity and distress.

In addition to a free online course on mental health literacy for educators and school staff, a video library and resource collection are also available!

Coalition leaders across Michigan share “shout outs” or 5 minute updates on what their coalition is working on.

The monitoring of alcohol use is a key focus of public health surveillance efforts to better understand the relationship between alcohol use, particularly excessive use, and its harmful effects. This session will describe five alcohol indicators included in Substance Abuse and Mental Health Surveillance Indicators adopted by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists in 2016.

How many times have you seen (or given!) a presentation where the audience’s eyes glazed over with boredom or exhaustion? How do we communicate ideas that are important to us in a way that’s meaningful to our audiences? Can we make complex science and deep data meaningful to non-expert audiences? Interestingly, directorial and editing techniques that have long been used in movies correspond with some of the best practices derived from cognitive research about how we can engage our audiences in the delivery of our ideas. This multidisciplinary talk looks at how we can create highly engaging and impactful presentations for our community, project, and funding partners by utilizing these techniques.

Recognizing the Social Determinants of Health in a community, embracing the faults, and leveraging community partners to better suit the community you serve. Helping the community have better access to programs and services in a community by creating long-lasting relationships between service providers and the coalition.

Join us for a presentation conducted by coalition leaders across Michigan highlighting the work of youth throughout the state. Topics will include youth engagement strategies, such as a regional Photovoice project and a youth-developed media campaign. Coalition leaders will describe successes, challenges, and will provide opportunities for templates and resource sharing.