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      April 2-5, 2019 Washington State Substance Abuse Prevention System Training in Yakima

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      April 2, 2019

      Tuesday   8:30 AM

      1401 Arboretum Drive
      Yakima, Washington 98901

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      April 2-5, 2019 Washington State Substance Abuse Prevention System Training

      The Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington (PSCBW) is pleased to provide this Washington State Substance Abuse Prevention Systems Training (WA-SAPST) based upon a national curriculum developed by the U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) and further developed by the PSCBW through a contract with the State of Washington Department of Social and Health Services’ Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (DBHR). This training is supported by funds from DBHR and is offered in place of the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST). The WA-SAPST was updated to include material relevant to prevention practitioners in Washington State. The main focus of the WA-SAPST is to train the participants in implementing the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) within Washington State. The WA-SAPST also meets the training requirements for the Community Prevention Wellness Initiative (CPWI).  Training Fee: The cost is $25 per person plus the $3.45 payment processing fee for a total of $28.45 . Click on the green button, "Tickets," to pay by credit/debit card via this Eventbrite website. To discuss special payment arrangements, please contact Kristi Sharpe at or 509-552-9557. Trainers: This WA-SAPST training will be facilitated by Liz Wilhelm, Gunthild Sondhi and Jennifer Dorsett, prevention professionals who have extensive experience in the prevention field. Attendance and Certificate of Completion:  Participants are required to fully attend 3 and 3/4 days of the training. Upon completion, each participant will be awarded a certificate. The PSCBW has approved hours for this WA-SAPST to be used toward the application for a Certified Prevention Professional or Associate Prevention Professional credential. Public school personnel may be eligible to obtain school clock hours pertaining to this training through the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction or through their Educational Services District (you must inquire directly). For more information regarding: (a) training and certification see Important Information About Pre-Requisite  - the state requires that a prerequisite online course be completed prior to attending the training. The cost of $89 to take the course. For those participants who have DBHR funding, please check with your manager about approving the funding for this cost.   Online Course Information:  Prevention Solutions Course: "Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention"Available Online at    Additional Information: 2 of the 5 hours will qualify as drug education for certification. Please contact Jennifer Dorsett at with your questions about the online course requirement. How to Get to the Training: See the Google map below, with options for how to get there by car, walking, public transportation and biking. Parking, Food and Travel Information: The Jewett Interpretive Center in the Yakima Area Arboretum is minutes from downtown Yakima and Union Gap and is accesible from I-82 at Exit 34 and from Highway 24 and Nob Hill Blvd. Many reasonably priced hotels and lodging options, as well as, a variety of restaurant options, are convenienty located nearby. You are encouraged to dress comfortably and in layers. Light refreshents such as coffee/tea will be provided in the morning and afternoon. There will be a one hour break for lunch. Attendees are responsible for their own lunch, transportation, and travel costs. Transferring your Registration: Should you be unable to attend, you may transfer your registration to another person. Please go back into Eventbrite and edit your registration information to reflect the substitute. Cancellation Policy: If your registration is confirmed and you find that you must cancel, please be considerate and let Ginlin know as soon as possible so others who may be on the wait list can be offered admission to the training. The registration fee will only be refunded for cancellations that occur at least a week prior to the start of the training. Questions?  Please direct questions about this training to Ginlin Woo: phone (206) 271-7187 or at  For more information regarding training and certification, see Agenda: For those accepted into the training who has successfully registered, the following is the agenda of the WA-SAPST subjects that are covered: Day 1 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. An Introduction to the SAPST Training Overview and Logistics Setting the Foundation: From Theory to Practice:  Behavioral Health, Continuum of Care, Public Health Approach, Risk and Protective Factors, Developmental Perspective Introduction to the Strategic Prevention Framework Sustainability Introduction to the Strategic Prevention Framework Sustainability Community Coalitions and the Coordinator Role Day 2 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Strategic Prevention Framework Step 1: Assessment (including state data sources) Step 2: Assessing Capacity Day 3 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Strategic Prevention Framework Step 2: Building Capacity Cultural Competence Step 3: Planning (including resources for finding evidence-based strategies) Day 4 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Strategic Prevention Framework Step 4: Implementation (including focus on environmental strategies) Step 5: Evaluation Bringing It All together and Training Feedback

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