According to CADCA, sustainability is the ability to maintain the human, social, and material resources needed to achieve the coalition’s long term goals for community change. This webinar will discuss how the Jefferson County Drug Prevention Coalition’s staff, executive board members, and volunteers dedicated their time and effort into ensuring the sustainability of the coalition [Read More]
Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) blends a four-day, in-person component with a prerequisite interactive online course grounded in current research and SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework. It provides foundational knowledge and skills necessary to implement effective, data-driven prevention interventions that reduce behavioral health disparities and improve wellness.
Who is the intended audience?
Entry-level prevention administrators and practitioners
Members of community coalitions working to address substance abuse
Professionals working in fields related to substance abuse prevention
What does SAPST cover?
Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention: Understanding the Basics (online)
Basic terminology and facts
History of substance use and prevention in the U.S.
Addiction and the brain
Effects and health risks of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
Setting the Foundation: From Theory to Practice (in-person)
Institute of Medicine’s Continuum of Care
Public health approach
Risk and protective factors
Application: SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (in-person)
Assessment, capacity, planning, implementation, and evaluation
Cultural competence, sustainability
The class session will take place July 22-25, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Payment & Registration
Cost is $30 for the manual. Manual is needed to complete the class.
SAPST provides an introduction to the fundamentals of substance use prevention based on the current knowledge and practice in the field. The training was developed for individuals new to substance use prevention or early in their prevention career. In addition to the four days of trainings, participants will also be sent a link and need to complete an online course prior to the training.
This training is appropriate for:
- Prevention Professionals
- Treatment Professionals
- Coalition Members
- Social Service Professionals
- Public Health Professionals
- Anyone interested in prevention
This training meets the criteria for the Missouri Prevention Specialist credential requirement.
October 22-25, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
$50.00 fee, covers training materials and refreshments, but lunch is on your own.
Space is limited so please RSVP by February 23rd.