Wendy Jill Krom
45 Willow Lane
Cheshire, MA 01225

Substance Abuse Prevention Strategies

The evolution of prevention theory from the early 1950's to the present will be reviewed. This will include the currently accepted approaches of comprehensive community development, and science-based practices in prevention. Six primary prevention strategies will be discussed. Usually 1 ½ -2 hours.

Violence Prevention for our Schools and Communities

This workshop can be offered for students, parents, faculty or any combination of the above. It explores roots and causes of violence and offers tools for prevention.

Learning to Live Drug-Free

This is a K-12 classroom-based prevention curriculum which will provide creative ideas for presenting age-appropriate prevention information in your classroom.

Creating Collaborative Community and Campus Coalitions

What is a coalition and what makes people want to join them? Levels of interaction, from networking to collaboration, are described. Recruitment strategies, developing a mission statement, and lessons learned from coalition involvement round out this informative workshop. Usually 1-hour.

The Community Development Approach to Substance Abuse Prevention: Lessons Learned from the Trenches

Community Coalition building is hard work. This session will present tricks and strategies to make the process smooth and enjoyable. Participants will gain skills including how to start up a community development approach to prevention, community identification of risk and protective factors, and examples of six prevention strategies

Social Norms Theory and Practice

Participants will discover the latest developments in science-based practices in prevention. A brief review of the history of prevention will set the context for where social norms theory and practice fit. Examples of statewide, community college and high school social norms campaigns will be shared.