Workforce Development

Virtual Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)
This two-part training is designed to prepare practitioners to reduce the likelihood of substance use and promote well-being among individuals, and within families, workplaces, schools, and communities. This foundational training provides an overview of the following primary prevention topics through instruction and interactive activity in a group setting: behavioral health; Institute of Medicine’s Continuum of Care; public Health approach; risk and protective factors; developmental perspective; and the application of SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) which includes assessment, capacity, planning, implementation, evaluation, cultural competence, and sustainability.​

Participants will receive a Certificate worth 26 credit hours toward the Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) credential.

Virtual Ethics in Prevention Training
The Ethics in Prevention training describes the six principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics, illustrated by realistic examples designed to enhance the participant’s understanding of each principle. It also introduces a decision-making process designed to help apply this code to a variety of ethical dilemmas.

Participants who complete the course will earn seven credit hours, toward the Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) credential.