Spring Prevention Conference Schedule

April 2, 2021

8:30-9:00 am
Welcome & Opening Remarks
C-SPF Team
Jerome Gilbert, Ph.D., Marshall University President
Sarah Armstrong-Tucker, Ph.D., HEPC Chancellor


9:00-9:45 am
Morning KeynoteCan You See It Now? A Closer Look at the Social Determinants of Health
Dawn Thomas, Ph.D., Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant, Prevention Systems Manager for Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services

10:00-11:15 am

Breakout Sessions A

A1: Peer Education in College Prevention: Consideration for Effective Practices
Dolores Cimini, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Director for Behavioral Health Promotion & Applied Research
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A2: Uncovering and Understanding Community Assets that can Propel Our Mission Forward

Kristen Harper, M.Ed., Recovery Specialist, Project AMP Implementation Coordinator
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11:45-12:30 pm

Afternoon Keynote

Office of Behavioral Health Equity, Culture as a Risk & Protective Factor of Behavioral Health
Mary Roary, Ph.D., Director- Office of Behavioral Health Equity HHS

12:30-1:45 pm

Breakout Sessions B

B1: Environmental Strategies for Prevention
Cindy Clouner, MPH, LSW, Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist, Managing Director for the Higher Education Center for Alcohol & Drug Misuse Prevention & Recovery
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B2: Prevention Strategies to Address Nonmedical Prescription Stimulant Use Among College Students
Amelia Arria, Ph.D., Director of the Center on young Adult Health & Development at the University of Maryland School of Public Health
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2:00-3:15 pm
Breakout Sessions C

C1: Using SPF to Drive Outcomes and Build Partners in Prevention
Joan Masters, M.Ed., Missouri Advanced Specialist, Project Director of Missouri Partners in Prevention
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C2: DEA’s Strategic Planning Guide for Preventing Drug Misuse Among College Students
Richard Lucey, MALS, Senior Prevention Manager in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Community Outreach & Prevention Support Section
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3:25-4:00 pm
Partners Panel Discussion
Susan Bissett, Ph.D., WV Drug Intervention Institute
Tahnee Bryant, MA, WVDHHR Bureau for Behavioral Health
Matthew Christiansen, MD, MPH, WVDHHR Office of Drug Control Policy
Susie Mullens, Licensed Psychologist, LPC, WV Collegiate Recovery Network