Senior Manager, Training & Sales Operations
Doug Rice is the Senior Manager, Training and Sales Operations for CADCA. In this role, he is responsible for customized trainings for adult, youth and evaluation services. Doug promotes CADCA’s industry leading trainings in a variety of substance use and misuse topics to coalitions and prevention professionals. These efforts give coalitions the ability to personally design effective trainings to meet their specific needs, such as, how to successfully implement the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), including community assessment, building coalition capacity, logic models, comprehensive strategies and coalition evaluation. Doug maintains an open dialogue and information exchange with community substance misuse coalitions to address their changing needs and ensure CADCA’s products and services are relevant, impactful and uniquely focused to increase the effectiveness of community coalitions. Doug uses feedback from coalitions to guide enhancement of existing or development of new CADCA products and services.
Doug has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience in communications, public relations, advertising, brand management, consumer segmentation and vendor relations. In his spare time, he loves to relax by reading science fiction novels, working on DIY projects and restoring old cars. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Western Michigan University.
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DAY 1 PM WORKSHOP
Growing Awareness & Creating a Culture of OTC Medicine Safety
Common over-the-counter (OTC) medications remain a source for potential misuse that is underestimated by youths, parents, and older adults alike, and is often poorly understood by community partners. Recent research suggests youths and older adults have a low perception of harm for OTC medications, highlighting the need for increased awareness on medicine safety and the potential harm of misuse. Increased time at home over the past year has led to self-managed healthcare and has made the coalition’s role in OTC Medicine Safety education of primary importance.
The OTC Medicine Safety Program has been proven to deliver high retention of learning objectives, which can help serve as a foundation for youths and other populations making healthy decisions related to medication. Coalitions can take simple, evidence-based actions to significantly impact individuals’ health behaviors in their communities. Join us to gain background on some startling OTC misuse trends and learn how to help the most vulnerable members of our community.
This workshop is approved for 1-hour Renewal Credit/CEU for: IC&RC/NJ-AP Certification Board | NAADAC | DOE | NASW-NJ [General Credit]