Engagement: Preventing drug abuse by empowering teenagers with the facts about drug abuse and addiction
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Communication and informatics
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Explain the importance of gathering target audience feedback during the development of prevention materials for educators and youth. Discuss different methods of engaging youth in substance abuse prevention by using interactive methods to share facts about drug abuse and addiction. Demonstrate how interactive materials can enhance school prevention curricula.
Keyword(s): Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Ellen Robinson currently serves as the Project Director for the National Institute on Drug Abuse Research Dissemination contract and provides senior-level social marketing and program planning support for national public health campaigns. In this role, she conceptualizes promotional tactics to disseminate materials and messages to specific audiences. She has over 16 years of experience in project management and health communications, and has provided communications counsel to a range of Government, foundation, and nonprofit clients.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.