Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)
Time & Location
About the event
The Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training is a foundational course of study. It is grounded in current research and designed to provide up-to-date, evidence-based information to the prevention field, and is a 40-hour training (including a pre-training online session).
Who is the training for?
Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training is meant for people who are new to prevention work and those working in related fields such as public health, education, law enforcement, youth work, faith communities, and healthcare. This course is also applicable to members of coalitions working to improve community health.
What does the training provide?
Knowledge and skills to implement effective, data-driven prevention programs, practices, and policies that reduce health disparities and improve wellness. A certificate for 31 hours of participation eligible for the Certified Prevention Professional credential. This training is sponsored by the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 31 total Category I continuing education contact hours. There are no advanced-level CECH available from this training.
$250 – includes training manual and breakfast, lunch and snacks each training day
Not included: evening meals, hotel, transportation, or fees associated with applying for and submitting the CPP certificate
All refunds will be charged a 10% ($25) administrative fee and will be issued up to 7 days before the training.
A block of rooms has been reserved at Hyatt Regency Bloomington. A block of rooms has been reserved for this event. Rooms are available for check-in on March 24th and check-out on March 28th at a rate of $149/night (plus tax). Click here to make your reservation.
Esha Seth, Events Coordinator
Phone: 651-646-3005 ext. 328