Assessing and Sharpening Advanced Skills: A Tool for Prevention Workforce Assessment


Assessing and Sharpening Advanced Skills:  A Tool for Prevention Workforce Assessment

Accurate and consistent workforce capacity assessment is critical to the success of prevention systems. This toolkit measures the skills expected of advanced prevention practitioners using a behaviorally-based and fully operationalized rating scale. The toolkit can be used to identify the gaps in workforce capacity that are barriers to achieving desired prevention outcomes. It aims to empower prevention system leadership to better target training and technical assistance offerings and to fine-tune the types and amount of guidance and feedback provided to the field.

Workforce Assessment Toolkit Technical Assistance Request

Substance use and misuse prevention organizations located in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas are eligible to receive intensive virtual technical assistance (TA) on how to utilize the Advanced Prevention Workforce Assessment Toolkit from a South Southwest PTTC associate. Please follow the link below to complete the TA request form. A South Southwest PTTC staff member will respond to your request within 10 business days.

TA Request Form

April 29, 2021
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