PreventionTalKS is the monthly prevention podcast of the Kansas Prevention Collaborative.
Each podcast features a guest and enriching discussion over the chosen topic.
Heather has over twenty-two years of experience in consultation, program development, facilitation, planning and implementing community-based approaches for substance abuse prevention. Additionally she has assisted organizations and communities in coalition building; community mobilization and development; organizational development; effective implementation of evidence-based prevention strategies, programs and practices; and evaluation design. Heather holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Fort Hays State University in collaboration with Kansas State University. In addition, she was one of the first in the State of Kansas to receive from the Kansas Coalition of Prevention Programs and Services Certification Review Board the licensure of a Certified Prevention Professional, in October 2000. Heather is very passionate about prevention. She lives in Stockton, Kansas with her husband, Dale and two children Lexi and Logan. Heather and her family are avid sports fan that enjoy camping, gardening and any activity that involves the entire family.