This webinar was held April 14-15 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
All block grant providers who are new to the North Carolina Prevention System are required to attend this training at least once.
Block grant providers will receive priority registration. If space is available, other groups will be allowed to register. If you are unable to register, please contact Adrian Ramsey at firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the waiting list.
The training will occur via independent study, interactive webinar and individual prevention coaching. The total training time for this event is thirteen and one-half hours.
Online – 2 hours
Live Webinar – 10.5 hours
Individual Prevention Coaching – 1 hour
SUMPST (Substance Use and Misuse Prevention Skills Training) prepares direct service providers to implement evidence-based Substance Abuse Prevention Programs and learn about the Prevention System in North Carolina. SUMPST provides a basic understanding of the components and best practices related to effective prevention practice.
IMPORTANT NOTE: As part of this training, a required online training module is required for all participants to complete. Access to the online training module will be made by March 22, 2021 and must be completed by April 5, 2021 as a condition of participation. Detailed information will be provided to all participants upon registration for the SUMPST Program. Individuals should expect to spend an average of two hours on the online training content.
Part 1 – Independent Online Pre-requisite material completion with certification quiz to be completed by April 5, 2021.
Part 2 – Completion of live webinar on April 14 and April 15, 2021.
Part 3 – Participation in a one-hour individual Prevention Coaching Sessions with NCTTA Staff to review material presented in SUMSPT and create a prevention focused professional development and training plan. Sessions must be completed by June 30, 2021.
At the end of this course, direct service providers will be able to:
- Describe the structure of the North Carolina Prevention System
- Describe the goals and mission of the North Carolina Training and Technical Assistance Center
- Process the importance of NC Approved Strategies and ECCO Reporting System
- Understand North Carolina Prevention Programming Guidance and Targets
- Understand the Institute of Medicine Continuum of Care Model
- Discuss the Six CSAP Strategies in regards to effective prevention programming
- Demonstrate an understanding of the differences between Indicated, Universal and Selective Populations
- Explain the concept of primary prevention
- Describe the Strategic Prevention Framework
- Complete an 18-month professional development plan via individual prevention coaching (a one-hour online session) with NCTTA Staff.
This training is designed for all new Prevention Staff with less than three years of experience who have not completed SUMPST or SAPST (Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training) in the past.
The event is intended to serve the professional needs of novice professionals.
Korene Stamatakos Alaimo, MPH, CPS – Consultant
Amanda Dezarn – Interim Director, North Carolina Training and Technical Assistance Center
The NCSAPPB has approved 12.5 credit hours for continuing education.
Funding in whole or in part for this event was provided by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services with funding from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
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