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ADAD Training: Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training: Maui

Overview: Learn How To Apply SAMHSA's 5-Step Planning Process Through the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST). An innovative training that combines online and in-person components and offers practitioners a comprehensive introduction to the substance abuse prevention field. Grounded in current research and SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), the SAPST is designed to help practitioners develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement effective, data-driven prevention that reduces behavioral health disparities and improves wellness. This training is appropriated for entry-level prevention practitioners, County staff, coalition members, administrators and professionals working in related fields.
The training includes two components:
(A 5 hour) Online Component: Introcution to Substance Abuse Prevention: Understanding the Basics" (Deadline to complete is June 17 at 5:00 PM) Please remember to bring your online Certificate of Completion to the in-person training.
(4 day) In-person training. *Registrants MUST participate in both components.
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.
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
In-person SAPST Component: Maui, June 19-22, 2017
Training topics include:
Behavioral health
Institute of Medicine’s Continuum of Care
Public health approach
Risk and protective factors
Developmental perspective
Application of SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework: assessment, capacity, planning, implementation, and evaluation
Cultural competence and sustainability
Maui Facilitators:
Rick Collins, Maui Youth and Family Services & Joshua Phillip, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division
Date: June 19-22, 2017
Time: Monday, June 19, 2017 at 8:30 AM HST to Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 4:00 PM HST; 8:30-9:00 AM Registration Daily
Location: Maui Family Support Services 1844 Wili Pa Loop Wailuku, HI 96793
Registration for this event has closed.
Certificate: 31 hours total (5 hours for on-line component; 26 hours for in-person component)
Cost: $100.00 payable to CDFH by credit card through this registration site. Further inquires or 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