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ADAD Training: Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training - Kaua'i

The Substance abuse prevention skills training (SAPST) is an innovative training that combines online and in-person components and offers practitioners a comprehensive introduction to the substance abuse prevention field. This foundational course offers prevention practitioners new to the field of prevention, or working in related fields, an introduction to the history of prevention, key concepts and definitions, specific drug effects, and an exciting glimpse into the effects of substance use and addiction on the brain.
Training components:
This training has two components: a five-hour self-paced online course, followed by four day in-person training. Online Component: Complete the online component titled: Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention: Understanding the Basics by Monday, May 14, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Instructions to access the online component will be sent to participants who have registered and paid for the training. *Registrants MUST complete the online module prior to taking the in-person training and bring your online Certificate of Completion to the in-person training.
Participants will learn about:
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
Date: Monday, May 21, 2018 to Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM Registration. Daily-9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Location: Moikeha Building 4444 Rice Street Lihue, HI 96766
Certificate: 31.0 continuing education hours approved by ADAD DOH (5 hours online component, 26 hours for in-person component)
Audience: This training is appropriated for entry-level prevention practitioners, County staff, coalition members, administrators and professionals working in related fields.
Registration: Registration for this event has closed.
Cost: $50.00 payable to CDFH by credit card through this registration site. Further questions, please contact Michelle J. Park. Personal/cashiers, agency checks and money orders are accepted and may be mailed to:
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Attn: Michelle J. Park
1130 N. Nimitz Hwy. Suite A259
Honolulu, HI 96817
808-545-3228 ext. 37