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PHO Grand Rounds: Planet Youth Lanark County: Community in Action
The Planet Youth program is an evidence-based community oriented initiative focused on preventing youth substance use. Originally developed in Iceland, the program successfully demonstrated a reduction in substance use among youth, prompting the application of these principals within different community contexts. Lanark County is adapting the Planet Youth program to its rural area with strong municipal and community engagement. Building on the PHO Rounds presented by Dr. Sigfusdottir of the Icelandic Centre for Social Research and Analysis, this session will examine the initiative in action at the local level, highlighting the work done to date and lessons learned, to assist others who are interested in implementing the Planet Youth initiative in their communities.
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mardi, juin 25, 2019 | 12:00 pm pour 1:00 pm
Lieu de l'événement: By webinar only
Sujets: Promotion de la santé
Type: Formation scientifique SPO
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Présentateur(s): David Somppi, Brenda MacDonald-Rowe and Dr. Paula Stewart
David Somppi is a founding member of the Lanark County and Town of Smiths Fall Municipal Drug Strategy Network. As Chair of the Planet Youth Lanark County Steering Committee, David is working to bring the Icelandic Model for Substance Abuse Prevention to rural Eastern Ontario.
Brenda MacDonald-Rowe is a founding member of the St. James Group – an organization that initiated discussions to bring the Icelandic Model to Lanark County. She attended a Planet Youth Workshop in Iceland and is a member of the Planet Youth Lanark County Steering Committee.
Dr. Paula Stewart is the Medical Officer of Health at the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit.
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