Save the Dates for SAPST Trainings on Building Our Behavioral Health Workforce

Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST): Building Our Behavioral Health Workforce will take place on three dates:

  • April 9-12 at the Augusta Armory
  • July 9-12 in the Bangor area
  • Oct. 16-19 in the Augusta area

Please save these dates. Registration information will follow in the coming weeks.

This four-day course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of substance use prevention, based on the current knowledge and practice in the field. This training is designed to prepare practitioners to reduce the likelihood of substance misuse and promote well-being among individuals and within families, workplaces, schools, and communities.

It was developed by SAMHSA for individuals new to substance use prevention and those early in their prevention career, but it is also appropriate for professionals in related fields who might have limited experience in prevention.

This training is endorsed by the IC&RC and meets requirements for certification by the Maine Prevention Certification Board.