Primary prevention in a post-COVID world
Experiences from the US and Canada

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting pretty much everything these days including primary prevention.
We at Planet Youth have been keeping in touch with our partners around the world
to learn how the pandemic is affecting on-going Planet Youth projects and projects that are being started 윈도우 7 디스크 이미지 다운로드.

We have learned that there is an interest amongst our partners and those working with primary prevention in learning what is going on in other countries and how COVID-19 is impacting public health in general and primary ATOD prevention specifically.

We would therefore like to invite you to a webinar Friday 29th of May 2020 at 12.00-13.00 EDT where a panel of Planet Youth partners from the US and Canada will discuss two questions:

  1. How is the COVID-19 pandemic impacting primary prevention 다운로드?
  2. How is primary prevention going to develop in a post COVID-19 world?

The panel is composed of

Dr. Holly Morehouse

Executive Director, Vermont Afterschool, United States

Dr 워밴드 다운로드. Holly Morehouse brings 20 years’ experience in positive youth development, community-based decision making, collaboration processes, and leadership to her role as Executive Director of Vermont Afterschool. Holly earned her doctorate from Clark University and her research and publications include work on afterschool programs and school culture change, shared vision models for community-based decision making, and the spatial mapping of indicators for risk and vulnerability 푸른 봉인 다운로드. Recipient of the 2017 Con Hogan Award for Creative, Entrepreneurial, Community Leadership, Holly’s work focuses on leadership at multiple levels: supporting community-wide strategic planning efforts; building statewide partnership coalitions working together to strengthen supports for children and youth across Vermont; and developing youth voice initiatives that put young people at the center of decision making. 

Kevin Clouthier, Ph.D.

Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth Carleton Place, ON

Kevin is Registered Marriage and Family Therapist and a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy 다운로드. His career has been focused in child and youth mental health serving in various capacities including child and family therapist, clinical supervisor, clinical and executive director roles. Kevin has also consulted to organizations in Canada and the United States and delivered training with diverse professional groups in the practice of solution focused brief therapy. At present, he is employed as the Executive Director of a community-based children’s mental health centre located in eastern Ontario, Canada.

After earning an undergraduate degree in social work, Kevin spent several years working in child welfare before earning an MSc in Marriage and Family Therapy. Subsequently he earned an MBA before pursuing a PhD at Tilburg. His research interests are focused upon interdisciplinary healthcare innovation. More specifically, his research interests include the negotiation of meaning in relationships and change practices in couples, families therapies as well as systems change in the delivery of health services.

Alfgeir Logi Kristjansson, Ph.D

Senior scientist for ICSRA/Planet Youth

Is a senior scientist for ICSRA, since 2004. PhD Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 2010. MSc Social Research Methodology, University of Edinburgh, 2004. BA Sociology, University of Iceland, 2003. Alfgeir has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers on prevention and one of his special fields is in how to make practical, local use of research findings. Alfgeir currently holds the three following positions: Associate Professor (2012 – present), Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, West Virginia University, School of Public Health, Research Fellow (2010 to date), Karolinska Institute, Department of Public Health Sciences, Health Promoting Behavior Research Group and Senior analyst and data coordinator (2006-date) ICSRA.

Jon Sigfusson

Director for ICSRA/Planet Youth

Is the Director of the Icelandic Centre of Social Research and Analysis (ICSRA) since 2002. His main responsibilities as Director of ICSRA are overseeing and networking large scale research projects and data collection for youth worldwide. Jon supervises the Youth in Iceland and Planet Youth programs; evidence-based projects of primary community-based health promotion intervention. Paralleling his main responsibilities, Jon has served as a board member and coordinator on various projects also aimed at enhancing social factors and well-being of youth and promoting effective intervention, based on proven methods. Jon has held numerous lectures on Evidence Based Prevention at international conferences for years.