Member Resources

Thank you for attending the 2017 Northland Prevention Conference and Resiliency Summit on Friday, February 3rd!
Clink the links below for access to the workshop slides and materials provided at the event.

Keynote Address
Taking the High Road: Rooted, Resilient and Radiant (Diane McMillen, Ph.D.)
Keynote notes and reference list

Workshop Sessions
Uncovering Resilience and Nurturing Innate Health (Dr. Diane McMillen & Melinda Kline)
Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals (Elise Bennett)
What’s Rewarded Gets Repeated (Heather Harlan)
See Something Say Something (Russ Tuttle)
Putting the Fun Back into Parenting (Kelly Estes)

Resiliency Summit Resources and Helpful Handouts
Bonus Content to “Resilience” Film
Resilient KC – ACE’s Survey
Self-Care Tips
Stress and Early Brain Growth
Warning Signs
Mindfulness Practices
Coping Skills Worksheets

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Thank you for those of you who attended the 2016 Northland Prevention Conference on March 4th!
Click the links below for PowerPoints from the workshop presentations and included resources.

Trauma Matters (Molly Ticknor, Truman Medical Center)

Prevention at the Elementary Level (Laura Bruce, TCMHS)

Courageous Conversations (Janet Bartnik, Liberty Parks and Rec)

The High Hits Home (Sgt. Chris Cesena, KCPD)
*Presentation featured: Chasing the Dragon Video

It’s My Right” (Reshana Peterson, TCMHS)



image for webThank you for attending the “Making Drug Education Effective” training on September 30th, 2014!!  Please see below for the PowerPoints utilized during the training.  While these may not be ideal to show in the classroom, they can certainly be used to help when creating lesson plans and devising new ways to educate on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

Why do kids use? (Kara Siefker)

Tough Crowd (Elise Bennett)

Substance Abuse and the Brain (Ed Moses)

E-Cigarettes and Vapes (Reshana Peterson)

Current ATOD Trends (Vicky Ward)

Marijuana – Part 1 (Ed Moses)

Marijuana – Part 2 (Ed Moses)





Thank you for those of you who attended the 2014 Northland Prevention Conference on February 28th!

Click the links below for PowerPoints from the workshop presentations and marijuana fact sheets.

Workshop Presentations

Impacting the Bottom-Line (Regulated Industries Divison – KCMO)

It Wasn’t Like That When I Was a Teen (Emerging Drug Trends)

Stand Up and Be Counted (Advocacy)

Student Successes (Lawson CIA)

Filling the Gap (Empathy in Schools)

Safe and Alert (ALICE 101)

Peak Performance (Ed Moses)

Targeted Marijuana Fact Sheets

Business and Industry


Law Enforcement




*Marijuana — Did You Know?

*Legalization is Wrong for America


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