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Maximizing Your Role as a Teen Influencer Peer Facilitator Training: Preventing Teen Rx Misuse

1 in 20 Windham County teens misused a prescription drug in the past 30 day (2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey)

Do you live with, work with, or directly support teens?
Do you want to help prevent prescription drug misuse by teens?
Here’s HOW you can help!

Maximizing Your Role as a Teen Influencer Peer Facilitator Training
Wednesday February 11th
4:30- 7:30 PM
Marlboro Graduate College Center
28 Vernon Street Brattleboro VT

A Teen Influencer is any adult who lives with, works with, and/or directly supports teens (e.g., parents, grandparents, coaches, youth advisors, school staff, clergy, social service and medical providers)

This training is for Teen Influencers in Windham County who are willing to:
LEARN about teen prescription drug abuse and the real dangers to teens
DISCOVER how you can play a role in helping teens understand and avoid the risks
SHARE what you learn with other teen influencers (such as peers, colleagues, or friends) to help raise awareness about the prescription drug abuse problem and mobilize parents, schools, and communities to take action.
Peer facilitators will be asked to plan, promote, and run two one-hour workshops over the course of a year. BAPC will provided all needed materials and on-going support- plus a $50 stipend per completed workshop
What will the training cover?
You will participate in the one hour Teen Influencer workshop that you will facilitate with peers
You will learn the most effective methods for leading the workshop in a variety of situations
You will create an action plan to deliver the workshop in a home, community space, or work setting

Register or inquire: 802-257-2175 or

A project of Brattleboro Prevention Coalition. Training developed by and offered in partnership with Center for Health and Learning. Funded by VT Children’s Trust Foundation and created by National Council of Patient Information and Education