Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)-Mancos, CO

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Mancos Public Library

211 W. 1st Street

Mancos, CO 81328

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Registration Deadline is October 29, 2019.

*** VERY IMPORTANT-PLEASE READ! Due to the high demand for these classes, if your plans change and you will no longer be able to attend this training, PLEASE Cancel your Registration ASAP.

We are unable to accomodate registrations past the set deadline or people changing/substituting who is registered because of mandatory pre-work requirements to attend this training.

We will also be sending a confirmation email a few weeks before the training to ask that you reconfirm your intention to attend this SAPST Training in order that we can let people on the Waiting List into class if space becomes available.

INTRODUCTION TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION: UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS (Self-paced Pre-Course). Registrants will receive a Welcome Letter with Overall Training Logistics and Self-paced Pre-Course Completion Instructions on/around October 30, 2019.

5 hours credit for pre-coursework prior to the face-to-face training: This foundational course offers practitioners New to the field of prevention, or working in related fields, an introduction to the history of primary prevention, key concepts and definitions, specific drug effects, and an informative glimpse into the effects of substance use and addiction on the brain.

IN-PERSON SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION SKILLS TRAINING: November 19-21, 2019

This 3-day foundational training addresses 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

¨ Application of SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework: assessment, capacity, planning,

implementation, and evaluation

¨ Cultural competence and sustainability

Participants will receive two certificates documenting a total of 31 training hours – one for 5 hours (upon completion of the pre-course) and one for 26 hours (upon completion of the in-person training).

These certificates can be submitted to your respective credentialing authority responsible for providing certification or approving professional learning credit.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This training is designed for substance abuse primary prevention providers including organizational leadership, coalition or council coordinators, community organizers, coalition members, and community members interested in understanding ethics as it relates to prevention

This training is required for CCPS II certification in Colorado.

YOU DO NOT NEED TO PRINT AN EVENTBRITE TICKET TO ATTEND.

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Mancos Public Library

211 W. 1st Street

Mancos, CO 81328

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