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Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training - O'ahu

The Substance abuse prevention skills training (SAPST) consist of a five-hour, self-paced online module, followed by a four day, 26-hour interactive, 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
Online Component: Deadline to complete the online component, "Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention: Understanding the Basics' is Friday, July 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM. A copy of the online certificate is required for the in-person registration.
Registration for this event has closed.
Date: Monday, July 16, 2018 to Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (*8:30am—9:00am Registration)
Location: Kapalama Hale 925 Dillingham Blvd., Room 227 Honolulu, Hi 96817
Audience: This training is appropriated for entry-level prevention practitioners, County staff, coalition members, administrators and professionals working in related fields.
Certificate: 31.0 hours approved by ADAD DOH (5 hours online component, 26 hours for in-person component).
Cost: $50.00 payable to CDFH by credit card through this registration site. 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
Further inquiries please contact Michelle J. Park at [email protected] or 808-545-3228 ext. 37