Virtual Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training - Vermont; December 6, 8, 13, & 15, 2021

What is the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)?

• Foundational course of study in substance misuse prevention

• Innovative training that blends a four-day, virtual component with interactive activities and a homework component to reduce videoconferencing time

• For entry-level prevention practitioners working in states, jurisdictions, tribes, and communities; also appropriate for professionals working in related fields

• Grounded in current research and SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework

• Provides knowledge and skills to implement effective, data-driven prevention programs, practices, and policies that reduce behavioral health disparities and improve wellness


What does the SAPST prepare practitioners to do?

• Address substance misuse prevention in the context of behavioral health

• Improve practice by developing a comprehensive approach to prevention guided by SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework

• Reduce behavioral health disparities by identifying the needs of vulnerable populations and improving cultural competency

• Sustain prevention by collaborating effectively across sectors to address shared risk and protective factors and improve the health and well-being of communities in a cohesive way

Starts: Dec. 6, 2021 9:00 am
Ends: Dec. 6, 2021 3:00 pm
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Webinar/Virtual Training
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