Prevention in Action Series: Teaching the SAPST at a University

Prevention in Action Series: Teaching the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) at a University

Presenter:  Robert Rogers, LADC, LSW, PS-C

Course Summary:  Robert Rogers was successful in having the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) added as a class at the University of Maine at Farmington.  In this recorded webinar, Rob presents on the process he went through to have the SAPST course added to the UMF curriculum.  He will share his experience in teaching the class, talk about the feedback and outcomes from students, and provide tips and strategies for others looking to integrate prevention skills training as courses in their colleges and universities.  


Learning Objectives, in this one-hour self-paced course, participants will:

  • Review milestones in this history of prevention certification in Maine
  • Review background that led to the development of the SAPST course
  • Understand the structure and content of a University course focusing on the SAPST
  • Learn about example content of the SAPST course, and
  • Examine implementation and logistical methods and challenges of the SAPST course


Continuing Education Credits Available: 1.0 Hour Certificate of Completion Available

IC & RC Prevention Domains: Domain 2 - Prevention Education and Service Delivery


Link to Register and Begin Course:

July 19, 2019
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