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Hānai Ahu: Looking to the Past: Substance Use Curricula Overview with Kanoelani Davis

July 6, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm HST

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PRESENTED BY THE AANHPI ʻOHANA CENTER OF EXCELLENCE, MĀPUNA LAB, and PAPA OLA LŌKAHI

Join the Māpuna Lab’s virtual summer training series: Hānai Ahu: Anchoring Culture in Substance Use Treatment & Prevention Models. The series focuses on adopting cultural anchors for substance use treatment and prevention strategies. This series provides a tri-lens cultural view of substance use emphasizing “The Impacts of Colonization on Ahupuaʻa. Conceptualization, V3.0” framework that recently launched with the Hawaiʻi State Plan for the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division of the Department of Health. Learn more at mapunalab.com/hanai-ahu. 

What is your ahu?
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Artwork illustrated by Kealiʻimakamanaʻonalani Parker Poʻoloa


Looking to the Past: Substance Use Curricula Overview with Kanoelani Davis

Kealiʻimakamanaonalani Poʻoloa leads us through the third training in the Hānai Ahu: Anchoring Culture in Substance Use Treatment & Prevention Models series in collaboration with the AANHPI ‘Ohana Center of Excellence. This is Makawalu Naʻauʻao Primary Prevention Curriculum for Substance Use: Reconnecting to Culture Part 1 ~ Looking to the Past: Substance Use Curricula Overview with Kanoelani Davis.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will learn how to utilize The Impacts of Colonization on Ahupuaʻa. Conceptualization, V3.0 to understand the historical importance of the impacts of colonization on the indigenous connection to ʻāina and the disconnection to ʻāina, as it relates to substance use and recovery.
  • Participants will engage in an immersive learning experience and identify how the different recovery pathways in the Makawalu Naʻauʻao Preventative Curriculum, a culturally based curriculum fit into SAMHSA’s Working Definition of Recovery.
  • Participants will understand how to utilize the Makawalu Naʻauʻao Preventative Curriculum, a culturally based curriculum in their professional role.

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