Brief Video Spotlights

Online Resources to Grow Your Skills and Build Your Capacity

Sharing what we have learned with individuals seeking to improve health and safety is very important to us. Training and ongoing guidance are critical components of our Center’s efforts.  
 
The following Spotlight videos provide brief training to individuals seeking to make a difference. In each Spotlight video (about 10 to 30 minutes), Center staff address key topics on a variety of public health and safety issues and provide practical tips and ideas for practitioners. The Spotlights include: 
  • Applying Motivational Interviewing to Advocate for the Positive 
  • Meetings 101 
  • Medication Assisted Treatment 
  • Networks and Buy-ins
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Stigma Training Series (six videos)  

Watch and share the Spotlights to grow your skills, build your capacity, and expand your knowledge.  

Brief Video Spotlight: Applying Motivational Interviewing to Advocate for the Positive

Applying Motivational Interviewing to Advocate for the Positive

In this Spotlight, Anjali Nandi discusses ways to provide information to others that challenges thinking​ and introduces fundamental motivational interviewing skills. She also provides guidance on how to initiate a conversation, how to work with pushback​, as well as how to close a conversation.

Brief Video Spotlight: Meetings 101Meetings 101

In this video, Tara Kuipers discusses what makes a meeting effective, two keys for effective meetings, and provides a variety of tools, resources, and tips that can help make meetings more effective.

Brief Video Spotlight: Medication Assisted TreatmentMedication Assisted Treatment

In this spotlight, Anjali Nandi introduces medication assisted treatment (MAT). She provides an overview of addition and the brain, discusses different types of MATs, and addresses common concerns about MAT.

Brief Video Spotlight: Networks and Buy-insNetworks and Buy-ins

In this Spotlight, Anjali Nandi defines networks, why they are important, and discusses specific skills and strategies for building networks.

Brief Video Spotlight: Adverse Childhood Experiences, Social Emotional Development, and Underage Alcohol and Drug Use

Adverse Childhood Experiences, Social Emotional Development, and Underage Alcohol and Drug Use: Connecting the Dots​

In this Spotlight, Anjali Nandi provides a definition of adverse childhood experiences​ (ACEs), discusses the relationship between ACEs and underage substance use​, and highlights the importance of social and emotional skills.

Brief Video Spotlight: What is Stigma? Training Video 1What is Stigma? Training Video 1

In this Spotlight, Dr. Kari Finley provides a definition of stigma and discusses the differences between stigma and prejudice.
Download Stigma Video 1 Handout

Brief Video Spotlight: How Does Stigma Impact Us? Training Video 2How Does Stigma Impact Us? Training Video 2

In this Spotlight, Dr. Kari Finley explores four kinds of stigma: public stigma, self stigma​, courtesy stigma​, and structural stigma.
Download Stigma Video 2 Handout

Brief Video Spotlight: Where Does Stigma Come From? Training Video 3Where Does Stigma Come From? Training Video 3

In this Spotlight, Dr. Kari Finley provides examples of non-stigmatized conditions versus stigmatized conditions​. She discusses six contributing factors​ that play roles in stigmatizing conditions.
Download Stigma Video 3 Handout

Brief Video Spotlight: How Can I Make a Difference? (part 1) Training Video 4How Can I Make a Difference? (part 1) Training Video 4

In this Spotlight, Dr. Kari Finley discusses labeling theory​ and the role that language and labels have on stigma. Dr. Finley provides examples on what language can be used to be more inclusive and less stigmatizing.
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Brief Video Spotlight: How Can I Make a Difference? (part 2) Training Video 5How Can I Make a Difference? (part 2) Training Video 5

In this Spotlight, Dr. Kari Finley introduces attribution theory and discusses four ways to reduce and eliminate stigma.
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Brief Video Spotlight: Where Do We Go From Here? Training Video 6Where Do We Go From Here? Training Video 6

In this video, Dr. Kari Finley reviews the Stigma Training Video Series and proposes a call to action that can help reduce and eliminate stigma.
Download Stigma Video 6 Handout

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