Trends in Prevention Webinar Series

Vaping and Covid-19: Is There Something I’m Missing?

APRIL 8, 2021 | 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Deadline for registration is April 7

Approved for 1.25 Continuing Education Hours

This training is approved for CE for social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists in the state of Ohio. This training is approved for prevention professionals in domain P2 and chemical dependency counselors in domain C7.

Vaping and the Juul epidemic hit our youth and communities hard. COVID-19 hit harder. The 2020 Monitoring the Future Survey shows youth vaping is down, yet they remain at epidemic levels. Youth use of disposable vape products up over 60% as are the use of menthol products. Youth that vape are five times more likely to test positive for COVID-19. COVID-19 is also motivating may of our youth who vape to want to quit. The Truth Initiative found that 62% of young vapers want to quit. How do we help them? Come to this session and find answers. Course participants will be able to ask questions via webinar chat during the Q&A portion of the course.


  1. Participants will be able identify how e-cigarettes have evolved name at least 2 of the iterations.
  2. Participants will be able to name at least two COVID-19 risks related to smoking or vaping.
  3. Participants will be able to name at least two vape prevention resources for parents and or youth.


  • 11:00am – Introduction
  • 11:10am – Review of how e-cigarettes became and epidemic
  • 11:25am – Vaping and Covid-19
  • 11:45am – What’s Coming Next
  • 12:05pm – Questions

Participants are required to stay logged-in for the Q&A portion of the training for successful completion, as it is part of the educational portion of this course.

Presented by Bruce Barcelo

Program Coordinator @ADAMHS

Bruce Barcelo is the Program Coordinator at Montgomery County ADAMHS as well as the Director of Implementation for Soter Technologies. He is a retired teacher, coach, and principal. He has taught at the University of Dayton and is currently teaching at Antioch Midwest University. Bruce has been the chairperson of the Tobacco Free Ohio Alliance for two terms and served six years as chairperson of the Montgomery County Tobacco-Free Coalition. Bruce presents at many national, state, and local conventions and meetings on tobacco and health related topics. Because of his efforts in helping local universities, public schools, and parks become 100% tobacco-free as well as the RTA to become the first in Ohio to make all bus stops tobacco-free.

Evaluations will be distributed within 24 hours after the training via email. You will receive a link where you can submit the completed evaluation. Evaluations must be completed to receive CE credits. Certificates will be available to download once the once the evaluation is received.

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. You may request an accommodation or inquire about accessibility as part of the Zoom registration process. Please contact us at cswce@osu.edu should you need further assistance.



Register For 4/8 Training Here

Deadline for registration is April 7

Generously funded by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

The Ohio State University, College of Social Work is an approved provider for the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist (CSWMFT) Board. Provider Number: RCST111747

The Ohio State University College of Social Work is an approved provider for The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Provider Number: 50-24068