Building the Prevention Workforce Skill-Base: A Virtual Training on the Strategic Prevention Framework

12:30pm - May 19, 2021 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Central East PTTC
Registration Deadline: May 18, 2021
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Date: May 19-20, 2021 Blank space (transparent) for table Format: Webinar Blank space (transparent) for table Contact Hours: 6 NAADAC
Time: 12:30 PM—4:00 PM ET (BOTH DAYS) Blank space (transparent) for table Cost: FREE Blank space (transparent) for table  


This training is limited enrollment and will be filled on a first come first served basis. You will receive a confirmation email from Zoom if your attendance is approved.



This virtual training developed by the Central East PTTC supports and builds the capacity of the prevention workforce. The training will build upon the six-part Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) webinar series previously offered by the Central East PTTC.

It will detail the steps to implementing a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to prevention using the five stages of the SPF:

  1. Needs Assessment
  2. Building Capacity
  3. Planning
  4. Implementation
  5. Evaluation

The training will summarize the webinars’ content, provide additional information and opportunities for questions, and contain participant exercises to practice many of the skills required to use the Strategic Prevention Framework effectively.

These exercises will overview:

  1. Practicing data prioritization techniques
  2. Creating an outreach elevator pitch
  3. Assembling a logic model
  4. Producing an action plan
  5. Supporting an evaluation plan

Participants are encouraged to review the Central East PTTC’s six-part “Building the Prevention Workforce Skills-Base” webinar series on the SPF prior to attending the training. Recordings of these webinars are available at


  • Explain the importance of an evidence-based approach to prevention

  • Expand participant understanding of the five stages of the Strategic Prevention Framework from research to practice

  • Build capacity to apply the Strategic Prevention Framework and implement evidence-based prevention interventions

  • Practice skills to implement the Strategic Prevention Framework


This training will take place from 12:30-4:00 PM EST on May 19th and 20th. Attendance is required for both days.


The team of trainers for this event come from the CE PTTC partner, Carnevale Associates, LLCCarnevale Associates is recognized in the behavioral health field as an innovator in transforming research into policy options. They have a particular proficiency in translating complex topics into practical information that enables stakeholders to implement effective solutions to their particular problems. This group brings decades of experience and subject matter expertise crossing multiple disciplines.


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