May 12, 2022 9:00 AM - 12:00 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 fourth module of the 15-hour PST.
Risk Factors, Protective Factors and Resiliency are key terms for effective prevention efforts. This module will look in depth at the definitions and review how effective prevention focusing on reducing risk factors, and strengthening protective factors can reduce a person’s chance of developing a mental and/or substance use disorder.
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. Elements of Cultural Competency - Monday, May 9 at 9am-12pm
2. Communication - Tuesday, May 10 at 9am-12pm
3. Child and Adolescent Development - Wednesday, May 11 at 9am-12pm
4. Risk and Protective Factors - Thursday, May 12 at 9am-12pm
5. Prevention Across the Lifespan - Friday, May 13 at 9am-12pm
This PST is virtual, occurring live over Zoom. All participants are required 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 receive an email confirmation with the Zoom link to attend.
Please direct any questions about this training to TPT via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1-888-878-0865.