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ADAD Training: Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training - Oahu

Overview: Learn How To Apply SAMHSA's 5 Step Process Through The Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST).The SAPST is 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.
Training components:
An online course entitled "Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention: Understanding the Basics" (Deadline to complete the online component: May 22, 2017 at 5:00 PM)
(4 day) in-person training. *Registrants MUST participate in both components. Please remember to bring your online Certificate of Completion to the in-person training.
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: Oahu, May 23-26, 2017
Training topics:
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
Date: Oahu – May 23-26, 2017.
Time: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8:30 AM HST to Friday, May 26, 2017 at 4:00 PM HST
Location: City & County of Honolulu - WorkLinks 1505 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 206 Honolulu, HI 96817
Registraton 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 inquiries, 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