Applying a Shared Risk & Protective Factor Approach to Injury and Violence Prevention — Evaluating Shared Risk and Protective Factors to Address ACEs, Suicide, and Opioid Misuse – Examples from States

Topic(s):   ACEs / Poisoning / Suicide

Safe States Alliance






1 hour

CEU Credits: 

1 hour

Course Code: 



Safe States Alliance - 770-690-9000

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This is Webinar #2 in a two-part series showcasing examples from states on leveraging and evaluating shared risk and protective factors to address ACEs, suicide, and opioid misue. This interactive webinar features representatives from two states and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) who share stories and lessons they have learned in their approach to connect work across three priority areas: ACEs, Suicide Prevention, and Opioid Misuse. This webinar provides an introduction to evaluation principles for shared risk and protective factors utilized by states and the CDC.


Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this self-study training, participants will:  

  • Participants will learn about how different communities approached evaluation to Shared Risk and Protective Factors.
  • Participants will better understand what challenges communities experienced when embarking on evaluation efforts with Shared Risk and Protective Factors and what they have learned in this process.




  • Natalie Wilkens, CDC
  • Ali Maffey, Colorado
  • Deanna Ferrell, Utah
  • Allison Whitworth, Utah
  • Jennifer Woody Collins, Moderator


Continuing Education


Continuing education credits are offered for this training for Safe States members. These include credits for individuals who are Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Certified in Public Health (CPH). This self-study training is designated for: (1) Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I continuing education contact hour, and (2) for professionals with a Certificate of Public Health (CPH) to receive 1.5 CPH Recertification Credit. 

Training Instructions

To complete this training, you will need to:  


  1. Participate in the training by accessing the recorded webinar and additional resources:
    Recorded Webinar #2
    Webinar #2 Slides 
  2. Complete the online evaluation which includes questions for you to report CPH or CHES continuing education credits for this training. Please note, you must complete this online evaluation and its CPH and/or CHES questions in order for Safe States to submit your CPH and/or CHES credits to the respective CEU providers
  3. Create your certificate of completion.          


If you encounter any technical difficulties related to this training, please contact the Safe States Alliance at or (770) 690-9000.

Additional Registration Required:  


To receive CHES or CPH credits, complete this form:

Print a Certificate of Completion

Once you have completed a Safe States Alliance training, follow the links below to generate a customizable Certificate of Completion for your records. Please note, you must complete the online continuing education credit form in order for Safe States to submit your credits to the respective providers.

Safe States Resources Hub