Santa Clara County Substance Use Prevention

Workshop Date(s): 
05/21/2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
05/28/2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
06/04/2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
06/14/2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
06/21/2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Mental Health Department, Learning Partnership Downtown Training Center
1075 E Santa Clara St.
95116 San Jose , CA
Contact Person: 
Alejandro Villalobos
Phone Number: 
CEU Hours Qualifies for: 
0 hours (CEU hours qualifies for annual CE requirements)
IFECMH Total: 
0 hours
No seat limit.
Course Description: 

Santa Clara County Substance Use Prevention

Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Substance Use Prevention Services (SUPS) is offering its Spring 2019 “Certificate Of Prevention Competency” course. This course is designed to train health and human service professionals in the SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) for planning community based prevention programs.


1)   Prevention 101 - Introduction to fundamental concepts of alcohol and other drugs, working definitions of substance use prevention, integration of behavioral health and substance abuse prevention and treatment.

2)   Overview of drug use, prevention and addiction

3)   Ethics and values in prevention

4)   Skills development for community based prevention

5)   Strategic prevention framework planning, implementation and evaluation.

Participants must attend the five workshop sessions in order to obtain a Certificate of Prevention Competency

Note:  Please see attachement for more details

Please contact Alejandro Villalobos for any additional information at 408-794-0671;

Additional Information: 

Target audience: All interested partners and other professionals

For more information contact: Alejandro Villalobos

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