Engaging Youth as Ambassadors for Your Positive Prevention Messages Webinar



9:00-10:00am MT



Primary Competency

Communication Skills

MOST youth are making healthy, positive choices. Learn how to engage them as leaders-in-training and powerful partners in your prevention efforts with the Science of the Positive. Learn from two experienced prevention professionals with years of successful youth engagement in this webinar.

Length of Learning Opportunity
1 hour
Registration Information
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Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts

Nick Adams is a grant, coalition, and youth coordinator in Grand Rapids Minnesota. In his role as a trainer with The Montana Institute, he helps others apply the Science of the Positive framework in their work and communities. In spending his life learning, listening and leading, Nick finds what's needed to create a spark, drive conversation and discover successful practices. Nick has coached high school sports, climbed in the Alps and scoured the banks of many trout streams. He enjoys moments right before the sun comes up, high-fiving and hearing excitement in people's voices. He holds a BA in Writing and Humanities from Bemidji State University

Heather Schjenken has been serving the youth of her community for 20 years as a teacher, coach, and ministry leader.  As the prevention coordinator in Deer River, Minnesota, she helped usher in a remarkable community transformation. Using the Positive Community Norms (PCN) approach to prevention, Deer River measured a 50% reduction in rates of underage drinking in just five years. As a PCN trainer and educator for The Montana Institute, Heather now coaches other leaders on how to apply the PCN framework with rigor and fidelity. Her passion is to help foster healthy communities so all young people have the opportunity to thrive.

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