Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)
HCA/DBHR will provide this Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) based upon a national curriculum developed by the federal Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP).
- Define behavioral health and its relationship to substance misuse
- Describe the Strategic Prevention Framework, SAMHSA’s five-step planning model
- Identify the needs of vulnerable populations in order to improve cultural competency and more effectively address behavioral health disparities
- Discuss effective approaches to collaborating across sectors to sustain prevention outcomes
- Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention: Understanding the Basics
- Basic terminology and facts
- History of substance use and prevention in the U.S.
- Addiction and the brain
- Effects and health risks of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
- Setting the Foundation: From Theory to Practice
- Behavioral health
- Institute of Medicine’s Continuum of Care
- Public health approach
- Risk and protective factors
- Developmental perspective
- Application: SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework
- Assessment, capacity, planning, implementation, and evaluation
- Cultural competence, sustainability
This training has a maximum capacity of 30 people.