During this two-day training, participants will learn strategies for advancing and facilitating a community coalition to prevent substance abuse. Participants will learn characteristics of effective coalitions, strategies for recruiting and retaining stakeholders, and strategies for enhancing coalition organization/structure (mission and vision, clear roles and organizational structure, meeting and communication habits, decision-making and problem-solving process, leadership). Additionally, participants will enhance their ability to fulfill their role as a coalition facilitator, including meeting coordination and facilitation.
*This training is required for all SAPP Sub-Grant A and Sub-Grant B providers. Completion of this course has been waived for those who completed "Strategies for Coalition Development" facilitated by CADCA on 4/24-25/13 in Springfield or on 6/4-5/13 in Naperville.