Strategic Prevention Framework In-person Training (PA)


Dates: August 18th & August 19th

Time: 9 AM—1:00 PM

Location: Virtual

Cost: FREE

Contact Hours: 8 NAADAC



This training will be provided by Josh Esrick (Senior Policy Analyst), Raanan Kagan (Director of Health Policy Research), and Emily Patton (Research Associate) of Carnevale Associates, LLC (CALLC).

 CALLC is a Washington, DC-based consulting firm that has provided two decades of behavioral health and criminal justice research, data analysis, policy support, strategic planning, program evaluation, and technical assistance to numerous federal agencies, state and local governments, and other organizations. CALLC provides training and technical assistance (T/TA) services through SAMHSA’s Central East Prevention Technology Transfer Center, and previously through SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies. CALLC has developed and provided virtual and in-person training services, written short reports and issue briefs, translated quantitative and qualitative research into accessible support tools, created stakeholder collaboration tools, among many other numerous other products and services. CALLC was employed by SAMHSA to help develop the Strategic Prevention Framework and has provided numerous T/TA services related to it.


This virtual training developed by the Central East PTTC will support and build the capacity of the prevention workforce. The training will build upon the six-part Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) webinar series offered by the Central East PTTC and 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, and 5) Evaluation. The training will summarize the webinars’ content, provide additional information and opportunities for questions, and contain group exercises for participants 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; and 5) Supporting an evaluation plan.

Participants are encouraged to review the Central East PTTC’s “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

  • Discuss the five stages of the Strategic Prevention Framework

  • Examine how to apply the Strategic Prevention Framework to implement evidence-based prevention interventions

  • Practice skills to implement the Strategic Prevention Framework

Starts: Aug. 18, 2020 9:00 am
Ends: Aug. 19, 2020 12:30 pm
Registration Deadline
August 18, 2020
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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