|Brandy Eaton BSN, RN
216.201.2000 ext 1327
216.201.2000 ext 1326
The Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) is the District 2 provider for Ohio PREP. This program is funded by the Ohio Department of Youth Services. CCBH partners with OhioGuidestone and Canton City Public Health to provide programming throughout District 2.
District 2 counties include Ashtabula, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Holmes, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, and Wayne.
Ohio PREP uses the evidence-based curriculum Making Proud Choices! (MPC) to provide instruction to youth that are justice-involved, in foster care, or enrolled in alternative school settings. MPC gives teens the information, skills and confidence to protect themselves from unplanned pregnancy, HIV and other STDs using DVDs, games, brainstorming, role-playing, skill-building activities and small-group discussions.
MPC aims to help young people:
Ohio PREP also incorporates three adulthood readiness topics: financial literacy, healthy relationships, and educational/career success.
This curriculum is not appropriate for youth with developmental disabilities or with sexual offender status.
Ohio PREP uses a train the trainer model to prepare direct care staff to implement MPC with youth in their care. The goal of the training is to provide direct care staff with the skills needed to present information clearly, respond to participant questions, and lead activities that reinforce learning.
There are no trainings scheduled at this time. Please contact Erin Lark at email@example.com about training opportunities.
Trainings can also be scheduled on site for organizations who have 5 or more staff trainees.
Please contact Erin Lark at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
We invite you to join the Ohio PREP District 2 Coalition. In addition to working together to promote the program, we meet regularly to review the program’s progress and provide input on future plans. Each meeting also has a free learning workshop for coalition members. Please join us quarterly at one of our meeting locations.
District 2 North Meeting Schedule
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
May 19, 2020/August 18, 2020/November 17, 2020
Cuyahoga County Board of Health, 5550 Venture Drive, Parma, OH 44130
District 2 South Meeting Schedule
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
May 20, 2020
Stark Community Foundation – Goldsmith Room, 400 Market Avenue N, Canton, OH 44702
August 19, 2020/November 18, 2020
Stark County District Library, 715 Market Avenue N, Canton OH 44702
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