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Taking Action on Stigma: A Training Series for Substance Misuse Prevention Professionals
The Great Lakes PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

In this interactive two-part training, participants will become grounded in the current research on the impacts of stigma and the evidence for preventing and reducing it. The focus will be on recruiting partners and creating an action plan. Participants can expect opportunities for discussion, self-examination, and real-world application of practices to address and prevent stigma.

Part 1: Developing your stigma literacy
Objectives for Part 1:
 Define stigma and describe common components of stigma
 Discuss the multidimensional, multi-level concept of stigma
 Understand the impact of stigma and the barriers it can create for individuals
 Describe the importance of non-stigmatizing language
 Homework: Strategies for assessing the current landscape and recruiting partners

Part 2: Moving to Action: Creating a Plan to Prevent and Reduce Stigma
Objectives for Part 2
 List evidence-based strategies and cross-cutting practices for preventing or reducing stigma
 Identify strategies for working across community sectors to increase awareness and build ownership
 List the steps for creating a cross-sector plan
 List the elements of a comprehensive community plan
 Participate in at least one Office Hours session to present progress

Registrants who fully attend this event or training will receive a certificate of attendance. Certificates are disseminated via email to all qualifying individuals approximately one week after the conclusion of the event or training.

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