Pacific Southwest PTTC Prevention Academy 2021

Thank you for your interest in our 2021 Prevention Academy! This prevention academy will focus on Transformational and Equitable Leadership. Over four sessions, participants will be explore key leadership concepts, practice new skills, and develop tools to use in their own work. There is no cost to participate in this Prevention Academy.

Session Schedule

Session 1, Transformational Leadership: Building Skills

April 19, 8:00 am – 9:30 am Hawaii | 11:00 am -12:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time

Explore what it means to be a transformational leader in today’s world, and how is it now more than ever that leaders are needed to change the conversation.

Session 2, Transformational Leadership: Application

April 20, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Hawaii | 11:00 am -3:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time*

Examine the evolution of traditional leader to transformational leader through a trend analysis assessment. Participants will leave with a deeper understanding of transformational leadership and its role in the prevention field.

Session 3, Equitable Leadership: Building Skills

May 4, 8:00 am – 9:30 am Hawaii | 11:00 am -12:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time

Leaders will learn what it means to promote and foster an environment of health equity.

Session 4, Equitable Leadership: Application

May 5, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Hawaii | 11:00 am -3:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time*

Build a shared agreement with what it means to promote health equity as a prevention leader. Participants will leave with key components of equitable leadership they can build upon and implement within their own leadership journey.

*Application sessions will include one 30-minute lunch break and two short breaks

Additional Information


Mid-level prevention practitioners who currently serve in a leadership role or have some leadership, management, or supervisory responsibilities and are committed to growing their own leadership skills. Participants must commit to completing in all four sessions.

Technology Requirements

The Prevention Academy requires participation through Zoom video conferencing and may use online tools for participation such as Google Slides or other online tools during small group activities. To complete the course, participants must have access to the following:

  • Internet connection
  • Laptop or desktop computer
  • Built-in or USB webcam
  • Built-in, USB, or Bluetooth speakers and microphone


Certificates of participation will be available to those who complete all four sessions. No partial credit will be provided. Hours are not yet confirmed; we are currently estimating 9 hours.


Carlton Hall, MAHS, is the President and CEO of Carlton Hall Consulting LLC, a multi-faceted, full-service consulting firm designed to provide customized solutions and enable measurable change for communities, organizations, families and individuals. Carlton spent twelve years with the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) serving in several leadership positions including Acting Vice President, Training Operations, and Acting Director for CADCA’s National Coalition Institute. Carlton has provided critical leadership supporting the successful design, and delivery of the community outreach component of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s DEA 360 Strategy in priority cities across the country. Carlton also supported CADCA’s International Programs in partnership with the US State Department’s International Narcotics Law Enforcement division, managing training programs in Kenya, South Africa, and Ghana. Carlton is one of the primary architects of CADCA’s National Coalition Academy. The Academy, a year-long coalition development program, is designed to increase the effectiveness of communities in drug demand reduction producing population level outcomes. He received his Master’s in Human Services from Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.

Angie Asa-Lovstad, Mentor Trainer, Facilitator, and Coach at HueLife.  Angie Asa-Lovstad was one of the founders and director of the state-wide drug prevention coalition, AC4C (Alliance of Coalitions for Change). Through that role she coordinated the efforts of drug prevention coalitions across the state with state-level partners. She joined the HueLife team full time to share the facilitation methods with folks looking to make community level change happen. Ms. Asa-Lovstad’s work with the coalitions has focused on alcohol as its primary substance with marijuana and prescription drug use also getting attention. Locally she has served as the director of the Kossuth County coalition (Kossuth Connections) since 2000. To the coalition work she brings her skills as a Certified ToP Facilitator and grant writer. Ms. Asa-Lovstad has a Masters in Adult Education Training and Development from Drake University, is one of 170 Certified ToP Facilitators in the United States, and is a Certified Prevention Specialist. She served on the Iowa’s State Epidemiology Workgroup, State Prevention Advisory Board, and State Prevention Workforce Workgroup.

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