Marilyn is the Prevention Training Coordinator for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - St. Louis Area (NCADA). In this position, she coordinates and trains a wide variety of programming for youth, adults, community members, and school staff. This includes such topics as: Resiliency skill development, teen leadership, group dynamics and facilitation, community education, peer helping programs including cross-age teaching, mentoring, and conflict mediation for grades 5through 12, action planning, and a broad range of topics related to the ethics in prevention, drug impact on the brain, addiction and family systemic impact.
Marilyn's experience ranges from direct student service programming at the local level to working with groups throughout the eastern region of Missouri. She has done extensive training in Missouri was well as other training programs at the national level. Marilyn has served in a variety of leadership capacities both in the prevention field and beyond.