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Audience
Educators and counselors
Prevention Practitioners
Location
In-Person
EDC Solutions at the 2024 NSAPA Strategies Conference
January 18th-20th, 2024
All Day

EDC's Erin Ficker will present at the 2024 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Strategies (NASPA) Conference in San Francisco, CA.

Connect with EDC at the 2024 NSAPA Strategies Conference

About the Conference

The NASPA Strategies Conferences provide student affairs practitioners with the knowledge and skills to effectively address collegiate alcohol and drug abuse prevention, mental health, sexual violence prevention and response, and well-being through a variety of comprehensive and integrative approaches.

Our Sessions

Assessing the Training and Other Resource Needs of the Field

This roundtable discussion will center on training topics and resources needed by campus- and community-based professionals to prevent drug use and misuse among college students. Information from this session will be used by the Drug Enforcement Administration and its stakeholders as they consider additional resources to develop for the field. 

Presenters: 

  • Rich Lucey, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Erin Ficker, Education Development Center

Resources

Prevention with Purpose: The Importance of Strategic Planning and Considering Culture

This session will include an overview of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s updated strategic planning guide for preventing drug misuse among college students, successes and challenges experienced by colleges and universities applying the Strategic Prevention Framework to their efforts; and the importance of considering culture across the SPF's five steps. DEA's resources for professionals working to prevent drug use and misuse among college students will be discussed and audience interaction will be encouraged.

Presenters: 

  • Rich Lucey, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Erin Ficker, Education Development Center

Resources

Speakers
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Erin Ficker
Content & Technical Advisor, EDC Solutions
Project Director, EDC

Erin Ficker is an expert in substance misuse prevention, an accomplished training and technical assistance (T/TA) provider, an experienced project leader, and a certified senior prevention specialist. She brings extensive expertise in supporting continuous quality improvement (CQI), designing and delivering engaging professional learning, and providing comprehensive TA. For over 17 years, she has built the capacity of clients to perform prevention work effectively using evidence-based programs, practices, and policies.