October 10, 2023 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This training is intended for substance use prevention professionals in Texas.
Prevention works! But how? What are the foundations of evidence-based substance use and misuse prevention work? The 15-hour Prevention Skills Training (PST) provides an overview of prevention’s underlying principles. Certified trainers equip participants with introductory knowledge and skills over 5 independent learning modules.
This course is the second module of the 15-hour PST.
This module provides an overview of SAMSHA’s Communication domain and the knowledge/skills/abilities within the work of a prevention professional. In this module participants will review basic communication concepts, explore this specific cross-cutting competency, and be introduced to spotlighted concepts that may influence the messaging of prevention services.
Continuing Education Hours: 3.0*
Satisfactory completion of continuing education hours (CEHs) requires attending at least 85% of the training duration, participating in activities (e.g., polls, breakout rooms), and completing the training evaluation.
1. Cultural Competency - Tue, Oct 10 at 9am-12pm CT
2. Communication - Tue, Oct 10 at 1pm-4pm CT
3. Risk and Protective Factors - Wed, Oct 11 at 9am-12pm CT
4. Child and Adolescent Development - Wed, Oct 11 at 1pm-4pm CT
5. Prevention Across the Lifespan - Thu, Oct 12 at 9am-12pm CT
This PST is virtual, occurring live over Zoom. All participants are encouraged to join on camera and expected to fully engage in the training to be eligible to receive a Continuing Education (CE) certificate upon completion.
To complete the Prevention Skills Training individuals will need to register for each of the five (5) modules independently.
This training requires five separate registrations to attend each of the five modules. Registration priority will given to substance use prevention providers who have never completed a PST previously. Approved registrants will receive an email confirmation.
Please direct any questions about this training to TPT via email email@example.com or by calling 1-888-878-0865.