Chuck Klevgaard



Chuck Klevgaard delivers training and technical assistance services to support substance misuse prevention and interventions in the United States. During his career in public health, Klevgaard has supported schools, communities, and health agencies as they adopt evidence-based alcohol, opioid, and other substance misuse programs or policies.

Klevgaard currently leads a number of school-based prevention initiatives focused on substance misuse prevention and social-emotional learning, including the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation's Prevention Matters Initiative, the North Central Health Service's Resilient Youth Initiative, and the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte’s Partners in Prevention Project. He is also on the EDC team for Prevention Solutions@EDC, which offers training and consultation services for public health agencies and other organizations tasked with preventing substance misuse among a variety of audiences.

Klevgaard also serves as a consultant to the Great Lakes Prevention Technology Transfer Center. EDC works with the University of Wisconsin, Madison Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies in this project.  In this role, Klevgaard provides training and technical assistance to substance misuse prevention entities within the Great Lakes Region, which includes Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ohio.

Klevgaard earned his BSW from Minnesota State University Moorhead. He is a Certified Senior Prevention Specialist through the Illinois Certification Board, Inc. 

Speaking Highlights

Emerging Payment Models to Support Prevention and Early Intervention in Integrated Care; A Second Perspective Preventing Binge Drinking: Current Evidence-Based Approaches across the Lifespan

Integrating Primary and Behavioral Healthcare Through The Lens of Prevention
Charleston, SC
November 14, 2018

Preventing Binge Drinking: Current Evidence-Based Approaches across the Lifespan

Iowa Governors Conference
Des Moines, IA
April 2015

Environmental Prevention Strategies—Providing Effective Technical Assistance

Indiana Prevention Resource Center Staff Training
Bloomington, IN
April 2013

Strategies for Identifying and Addressing High-Risk Populations

Minnesota Master Trainers Meeting
Duluth, MN
November 2011

SPF SIG Strategic Planning for States—Planning

SPF-SIG New Grantees Meeting (Cohort V)
Washington, D.C.
March 2011