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October 12th 9am-5pm
October 13th 9am-5pm
October 14th 9am-3pm
The goal of the SAPST is to develop the basic knowledge and skills needed by substance misuse prevention practitioners to plan, implement, and evaluate effective, data-driven programs and practices that reduce behavioral health disparities and improve wellness. The SAPST is intended as an introductory level course; throughout the course of their careers, prevention practitioners will need additional and more advanced workforce development opportunities beyond the SAPST.
What is SAPST?
Innovative training that blends a 3 day, in-person training
Grounded in current research and SAMHSA's Strategic Prevention Framework
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?
Prevention administrators and practitioners
Professionals working in fields related to substance abuse prevention
Day 1: 10/12 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 2: 10/13 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 3: 10/14 9:00am-3:00pm
It is expected that COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place to ensure the safety of participants and facilitators, this will include a face mask requirement.
Also, in preparation for the course, please complete the self-paced SAPST pre-work by following this hyperlink: Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention: Understanding the Basics (Pre-SAPST Course) (or copy this link into your browser: https://healtheknowledge.org/course/view.php?id=429)