Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association
A 31 hour (4-day + Online Component ) training event with Marissa Carlson, CPS and Julie Yerkes
April 13, 15, 19 & 21, 2021
8:30am to 4:30pm (daily)
The NH Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services with SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT), invites you to register for the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST): Building Our Behavioral Health Workforce.
What is the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)?
- Foundational course of study in substance misuse prevention
- Innovative training that blends a four-day, virtual component with interactive activities and a homework component to reduce videoconferencing fatigue
- For entry-level prevention practitioners working in states, jurisdictions, tribes and communities; also appropriate for professionals working in related fields
- Grounded in current research and SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework
- Provides knowledge and skills to implement effective, data-driven prevention programs, practices, and policies that reduce behavioral health disparities and improve wellness.
What does the SAPST prepare practitioners to do?
- Address substance misuse prevention in the context of behavioral health
- Improve practice by developing a comprehensive approach to prevention guided by SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework
- Reduce behavioral health disparities by identifying the needs of vulnerable populations and improving cultural competency
- Sustain prevention by collaborating effectively across sectors to address shared risk and protective factors and improve the health and well-being of communities in a cohesive way
What are the virtual course requirements?
- Completion of an online Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention: Understanding the Basics (Pre-SAPST Course) course on HealtheKnowledge prior to the training (5 hours)
- Full attendance at a four-day, six-hour virtual SAPST training (including time for lunch and breaks) (20 hours)
- Completion of homework (6 hours)
To register click here
- April 13, 2021
- 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
- Registration Fee – $75.00