Substance Misuse Prevention Planning - Online Course

Substance Misuse Prevention Planning - Online Course

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Substance Misuse Prevention Planning - Online Course

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*This is an online course- Launches March 29, 2021 and ends on June 30, 2022


Audience: All school personnel, including General and Special Education Administrators and Teachers, Student Support Services Professionals, and other support staff



 Participants in this online course will have an opportunity to review and complete a collection of user-friendly tools that offers Connecticut administrators and educators a guidebook for strengthening their school-based substance misuse prevention programming. Resources include: worksheets for determining school/district readiness to engage in prevention planning efforts; tips for convening a prevention planning team; an interactive, online course introducing a five-step prevention planning process; an online tool for assessing current prevention programming and identifying program gaps; a synthesis of evidence-based prevention programming; and a case study illustrating how one fictional community engaged in this planning process.

This is a collaboration between the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) And State Education Resource Center (SERC). Funding for this Online Course has been made possible in part by a State Opioid Response Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).



 For content questions, please contact Paquita Jarman-Smith, SERC Consultant, (860) 632-1485 ext. 313 or or Bianca Irizarry, SERC Consultant, (860) 632-1485 ext. 216 or

For registration questions, please contact Emma Velasquez, SERC, (860) 632-1485, ext. 218 or


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