Skip to Page Content

9/15/2020 Speaker Bio: Allison Sharer, OCPC

    August 27, 2020

    Allison Sharer, OCPC

    Senior Trainer

    Working Partners System Inc.

    Allison Sharer has been a trainer with Working Partners® since 2000. She is Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant who has worked in the field of alcohol and other drug abuse prevention for over 35 years. She has developed and presented workshops, training and other education opportunities for a wide variety of audiences including parents, college students, community groups and human service providers.

    She has been a dedicated advocate for alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and has held leadership positions at the international, state and local levels. She was past-chair of the Prevention Committee of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium, on a state level served as trustee of the Ohio Credentialing Board for Chemical Dependency Professionals.

    Allison has also served in leadership positions with the Ohio Alcohol and Drug Prevention Workforce Development Taskforce and the Ohio Teen Institute. Her involvement with these organizations has helped shape policies that affect our systems of care and the communities in which prevention practitioners serve. Allison is the past president of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Association of Ohio (ADAPAO) and was selected as the recipient of the Association's annual award for excellence in training. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor's degree in Communication.