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Selam Wako

Selam Wako

| February 5, 2016

Prevention Team Intern Graduate Student, University of Oregon’s Master of Prevention Science Program Contact: [email protected]  Selam Wako began her internship with the prevention team in February 2016. She recently graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. in Psychology and Family Human Services. Selam is working on her M.Ed. in Prevention Science, a degree she anticipates receiving […]

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Good Behavior Game – FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions for Teachers

| February 3, 2016

Still have unanswered questions? Contact us! Michelle Hampton, MPS, CPS

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Super Bowl 50: Keeping it a “safe bet”

Super Bowl 50: Keeping it a “safe bet”

| February 2, 2016

No matter your pick for the 50th Super Bowl, we’ve got tips for keeping your time a safe bet. February 2, 2016 by Julie Hynes The Super Bowl and March Madness are the two biggest sports betting events of the year. An estimated $4.2 Billion will be bet in the U.S. on this year’s Super Bowl (legal […]

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Tyra Jansson

Tyra Jansson

| January 29, 2016

Prevention Team Intern Contact: [email protected] Tyra is a Master of Public Health candidate at Oregon State University in the management and policy track. She is completing her capstone internship with PreventionLane, examining the possibilities surrounding billing and alternative payment methods. Her professional interests include health equity policy, community development through community engagement and active lifestyles, […]

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Meet Derek Bucher

Meet Derek Bucher

| January 15, 2016

Extra Help – Community Health Analyst University of Oregon, Family & Human Services Contact: [email protected] Derek Bucher is a current student at the University of Oregon working with PreventionLane as a data collector for the PAX Good Behavior Game. He has a passion for working with youth and hopes to use the knowledge he gains […]

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Alcohol and Events

Alcohol and Events

| December 21, 2015

  Steps to Prevent Underage Drinking and Intoxication at Community Events & Festivals Planning & Promotion Fence the Alcohol Service Area. Restrict alcohol sales to a designated location where underage youth are not allowed. Use Wristbands. Wristbands easily identify people who are 21 and older. IDs should still be checked when purchasing alcohol. Post Visible Signs. […]

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2015 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

2015 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

| December 20, 2015

Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet So it’s just a lottery ticket, right? What’s the big deal? To answer the question, probably not a whole lot is a big deal. But did you know that 1) It’s illegal to buy Lottery tickets for anyone under 18, 2) kids who start gambling at […]

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Training for ADAPT Providers – Gaming & Fantasy Sports: December 10, 2015

| December 9, 2015

Please feel free to review the slides below, and Questions or comments? Contact me. Thanks very much! Additional links: For addicts, fantasy sites can lead to a ruinous path | New York Times, 11/23/15 Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know Virtual Hope Box (recovery app) [Android |Apple] “Last […]

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Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

| December 8, 2015

Current Opening! Student Internship Evaluator for Good Behavior Game Interviews are being scheduled at this time.

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Oregon’s Medical Amnesty Law

Oregon’s Medical Amnesty Law

| December 2, 2015

January 1, 2015, Oregon passed the Medical Amnesty Law (ORS 471.430.10(a)), which protects those who seek medical assistance for themselves or someone else because of alcohol poisoning from receiving a Minor in Possession (MIP) for alcohol. The law does not give immunity for other alcohol or drug offenses, and does not override policies relating to […]

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