Training / Education

Construction Pre-Apprenticeship paid program

Portland Opportunities Industrial Center (POIC) offers paid certification and training for underserved young adults seeking to pursue full time-employment in the trades. Call Program Coordinator Calvin with questions at calvin.hardy@portlandoic.org

By |2023-11-16T15:06:23-08:00November 16, 2023|Comments Off on Construction Pre-Apprenticeship paid program

The Masculinity Workbook for Teens

Tool to support teen boys exploring gender and masculinity on their own terms. It’s a resource that can be used individually or in group work to support healthier gender exploration and greater self-awareness.

By |2023-07-18T11:41:31-08:00July 18, 2023|Comments Off on The Masculinity Workbook for Teens

First Aid for Opioid Overdoses Online Course

In this course, you will learn: To recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose. The appropriate care to provide based on the person's breathing and level of responsiveness. How to give naloxone using several different products -- a nasal atomizer, Narcan ® Nasal Spray and EVZIO ® -- to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

By |2023-05-10T12:31:24-08:00May 10, 2023|Comments Off on First Aid for Opioid Overdoses Online Course

Using Adapt Nasal Narcan to Reverse Opiate Overdose

Learning how to recognize an opiate drug overdose and administer naloxone can help save someone's life. This episode shows how to use the Adapt Narcan spray. Based on the training protocol created by the Oregon Health Authority: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/ph/provide...

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Drug Facts

To understand a drug, you need to understand its effects, why people use it, and the risks and possible penalties for its use. Information from We are the Drug Policy Alliance.

By |2022-03-28T17:17:48-08:00March 28, 2022|Comments Off on Drug Facts

Drug Education Resources

High school curriculum plus booklets and fact sheets from the We are the Drug Policy alliance. Tips for parents and information for young adults. Links to videos included.

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Being a culturally responsive and anti-racist youth development leader

Webinar -A recent edwebinar, presented by Holly Pope, Ph.D., National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow, and moderated by Lindsey Tropf, M.Ed., Founder & CEO of Immersed Games, addressed this topic from several angles. As part of the webinar, participants were able to focus specifically on being an anti-racist educator and what that truly means. That meant starting with the definition of racism: A marriage of racist ideas and racist policies that produces and normalizes racial inequity.

By |2021-05-20T21:06:26-08:00January 21, 2021|Comments Off on Being a culturally responsive and anti-racist youth development leader

MESA (Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement)

MESA's mission is to provide students underrepresented in STEM fields with opportunities. Invention Clubs are an opportunity for 5th to 12th-grade students who do not have a MESA chapter at their school or are home school students, to participate in the MESA experience. Students must also qualify for free/reduced lunch in order to participate.

By |2021-03-03T20:14:39-08:00November 23, 2020|Comments Off on MESA (Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement)

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