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Thursday, February 27 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
An Evidence Based Approach to the Prevention of Tobacco and Vaping

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This session includes the review of 2 new school-based tobacco and vaping prevention programs from Alberta Health Services. Participants will learn:
- New trends in and prevalence of tobacco and vaping use for school aged youth
- Components of an effective prevention program
- How to implement The Academy for Tobacco Prevention, including the card game Shadows of the Academy
- Recent evaluation results for The Academy for Tobacco Prevention
- How to implement a newly developed Virtual Learning Experience for grades 7-9 Health and Life Skills
- Preliminary evaluation results for the new Virtual Learning Experience