Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)
From SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technology (CAPT)
What: A face-to-face 3.5-day training for Nebraska Preventionists
The SAPST offers a comprehensive introduction to the substance abuse prevention field and interactive activities to apply key skills grounded in current prevention science research. The SAPST puts each step of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) to use, in order to help develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement effective, data-driven prevention that reduces behavioral health disparities and improves wellness.
When: April 3rd – 6th, 2018
Time: 3rd – 5th 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
6th 8:30 AM – Noon
Breakfast will be provided each day, lunch will be provided on the 3rd and 4th.
On the 5th, you will be asked to leave and get lunch on your own and return.
Where: Lincoln Medical Education Partnership, 4600 Valley Rd, Lincoln, NE
Who: State-level prevention staff, Regional Prevention Coordinators, community prevention coalition members, and prevention stakeholders in Nebraska.
What to Bring:
$40 registration fee, to be paid the first day.
- Please also bring your certificate of completion from the SAPST Online Component, which is required (an email with instructions on accessing the course will be sent out 2 weeks before the training- so you must register!)
- It is advised that you wear layers as room temperatures can vary throughout the day.
Accommodations: A block of rooms is being held under DBH at the Town House Extended Stay Hotel. The rooms are government rate of $92.00 and available April 2nd-6th. Block pricing expires on March 26th, so please reserve your room before that time.
You are welcome to stay at another hotel of your choosing, however we were informed by the 2 closest hotels (Comfort Suites and Victorian Inn) that there is an FFA event going on that same week and they are sold out. If you are getting a room elsewhere, please consider calling very soon.
Questions: Please direct any questions/concerns regarding this training to Nikki Roseberry or Scott Stemper, contact information is listed below:
Nikki Roseberry-Keiser, Prevention Program Coordinator
Office Phone (402)471-7797
Scott Stemper, Prevention Specialist
For a printable flyer, click here.