Substance Use and Misuse Prevention Skills Training (SUMPST)
April 13th and 14th
9:00AM - 2:00PM Both Days + Pre-work
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.
The training will occur via independent study, interactive workshops and individual prevention coaching.
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.
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 (two one-hour online sessions) with NCTTA Staff.
Breakdown of work
- Pre-work (1.5 hour)
- 2 Day Live Sessions
- Individual Coaching sessions: SAPBG will meet with TTA staff to develop an 18 month professional plan with guided resources (coaching sessions are optional and are not included in hours attained for SUMPTS training)
This training is designed for all new Prevention Staff with less than two 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 new staff within prevention.
- Korene Stamatakos Alaimo, MPH, CPS – Consultant
- Amanda Dezarn – Program Director, North Carolina Training and Technical Assistance Center
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.