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Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)

  • 18 Aug 2014
  • 9:00 AM
  • 21 Aug 2014
  • 4:00 PM
  • Perimeter Center Conference Center, Richmond

This 4-day workshop offered by The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Office of Behavioral Health and Wellness Service is designed to help practitioners develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement effective, data-driven prevention that reduces behavioral health disparities and improves wellness. The workshop content is grounded in current research and SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework. It is appropriate for prevention practitioners, as well as professionals working in related fields.

This 4-day training addresses the following topics:

  • Behavioral Health
  • Institute of Medicine's Continuum of Care
  • Public Health Approach
  • Risk and Protective Factors
  • Developmental Perspective
  • Application of SAMHSA's Strategic Prevention Framework: Assessment, Capacity, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
  • Cultural Competence and Sustainability

Click here for complete details or to register.


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