Thursday, January 3, 2013

Free online training: Preventing Underage Drinking

The federal Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) is hosting free online webinars about how to prevent underage drinking.  

Webinar # 1: 
Preventing Underage Drinking: Introduction and Series Overview
January 30, 2013, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

To register click here.

The following experts will kick off the series:
  • Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A., Surgeon General of the United States;
  • Pamela S. Hyde, J.D., Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and ICCPUD Chair;
  • Frances M. Harding, Director, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, SAMHSA; and
  • Kenneth R. Warren, Ph.D., Acting Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
This first webinar in the series will provide an overview of the issue and of the series. It will provide an overview of the nature and extent of the problem and the “shape of the solution.” Director Harding and Acting Director Warren will engage with participants in a live question-and-answer period.

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