Implementing the Strategic Prevention Framework to Prevent Problem Gambling

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 10:00 – 11:00 AM CST
60-Minute Webinar
No fee to attend

This webinar explores concrete approaches to applying the first three steps of SAMHSA’s five-step strategic planning model— assessment, capacity building, and planning—to gambling prevention efforts.

Following the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF)
  • Explain approaches to using the SPF to assess problem gambling
  • Define capacity building to build support for problem gambling prevention
  • Describe the use of data in planning for problem gambling prevention

Anne Rogers currently leads the problem gambling and gaming prevention efforts in Virginia, building this system from the ground up. In this role she is responsible for overseeing all problem gambling and gaming prevention activities, including assessment, capacity building, making data-driven plans, implementation, evaluation, and building connections in gambling program resources and activities with other prevention work across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Prior to this Anne spent the past 20 years working for the State of Maine public health and behavioral health offices on substance misuse and abuse prevention as well as oversight of data and research systems. Anne received her master’s in health education from the University of Houston and is ABD status towards a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Massachusetts. She has worked in the public health and prevention field for over 25 years. She currently lives in Central Virginia. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading, and getting together with family and friends.