Upcoming Trainings

Note for current CPSII’s looking for renewal: You do not need to take the full-day Ethics course provided here.  You may take ethics courses from other, related fields to meet the 3 hour renewal requirement.  You may find some online options here, with the “Setting Clear and Ethical Boundaries Part 1”, “HIPAA: Seeting Ethical Client Boundaries Part 1”, and “How to Ethically Set Client Confidentiality Boundaries Part 1” offering good options. 

Everyone seeking to get their CPSII certification for the first time are required to take the full-day Ethics course listed below, in addition to Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training.

 

August 6-8, 2019 – Ft. Collins
Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training

Tue, Aug 6, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM MDT, and Wed & Thurs, August 7 & 8, 2019, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM MDT

This 3-day foundational training addresses an Overview of the following Primary Prevention topics through instruction and interactive activity in a group setting:

  • Behavioral health
  • Institute of Medicine’s Continuum of Care
  • Public Health approach
  • Risk and protective factors
  • Developmental perspective
  •  Application of SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework: assessment, capacity, planning, implementation, and evaluation
  •  Cultural competence and sustainability

Participants will receive two certificates documenting a total of 31 training hours – one for 5 hours (upon completion of the pre-course) and one for 26 hours (upon completion of the in-person training).

Register here

 

August 22 – Mancos, CO
Facilitation 101

1:00 PM – 4:30 PM MDT, Thursday, August 22, 2019

OVERVIEW:
The goal of this training is to increase effective facilitation of community and/or organizational meetings to help your group consistently meet its goals.

OBJECTIVES:
Increase skills related to meeting facilitation
Increase understanding to design successful meetings
Grow confidence for facilitating effective meetings

Register here

 

September 9 – Denver, CO
Trauma Informed Practices

1:00 – 4:00 PM MDT, Monday, September 9, 2019

The Trauma-Informed Practices training explains how one’s trauma history can impact current behaviors and how organizations and communities can best create environments that maximize a sense of safety and minimize trauma triggers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define trauma and describe how it differs from everyday stress
  • View people’s behaviors through a trauma lens
  • Better understand the role of resilience in buffering the effects of traumatic events
  • Describe 2 to 3 survival coping strategies people with trauma may use and name alternative ways to cope
  • Describe how adverse childhood experiences impact adult health
  • Describe ways they can help people experiencing traumatic stress reactions
  • Describe the importance of self-care
  • Identify potentially traumatizing events they may encounter within a workplace setting
  • Learn about vicarious trauma
  • Identify the impact of stress on their bodies and minds

Register here

 

September 26 – Denver, CO
Ethics in Prevention 

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM MDT, Thursday, September 26, 2018

This curriculum was developed under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT).

Training Objectives:

  • Define Ethics and related terms
  • Describe the 6 Principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics
  • Use an ethical decision-making process to apply the Prevention Code of Ethics

Participants who complete the course will earn 7 credit hours, which may be used towards the Colorado Prevention Specialist (CPSII) Certification requirement of 6 hours specific to Prevention Ethics.

If you have already taken this course for CPS Certification in the past and only need 3 hours of Ethics credit to recertify, you DO NOT Need to retake this course again. You can choose to take another Professional Ethics Training worth at least 3 hours of credit. Please see the Colorado Certified Prevention Specialist website for more information or to contact the Certification Board with questions.

Register here

 

October 8-10, 2019 – Denver, CO
Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training

October 8, 9 and 10, from 9:00 AM –  5:00 PM MDT each day

This 3-day foundational training addresses an Overview of the following Primary Prevention topics through instruction and interactive activity in a group setting:

  • Behavioral health
  • Institute of Medicine’s Continuum of Care
  • Public Health approach
  • Risk and protective factors
  • Developmental perspective
  •  Application of SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework: assessment, capacity, planning, implementation, and evaluation
  •  Cultural competence and sustainability

Participants will receive two certificates documenting a total of 31 training hours – one for 5 hours (upon completion of the pre-course) and one for 26 hours (upon completion of the in-person training).

Register here

 

October 9, 2019 – SW Colorado (exact location TBD)
Ethics in Prevention

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM MDT, Wed, October 9, 2019

This curriculum was developed under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT).

Training Objectives:

  • Define Ethics and related terms
  • Describe the 6 Principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics
  • Use an ethical decision-making process to apply the Prevention Code of Ethics

Participants who complete the course will earn 7 credit hours, which may be used towards the Colorado Prevention Specialist (CPSII) Certification requirement of 6 hours specific to Prevention Ethics.

If you have already taken this course for CPS Certification in the past and only need 3 hours of Ethics credit to recertify, you DO NOT Need to retake this course again. You can choose to take another Professional Ethics Training worth at least 3 hours of credit. Please see the Colorado Certified Prevention Specialist website for more information or to contact the Certification Board with questions.

Register here

 

November 19-21, 2019 – Mancos, CO
Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training

November 19, 20, and 21, from 9:00 AM –  5:00 PM MDT each day

This 3-day foundational training addresses an Overview of the following Primary Prevention topics through instruction and interactive activity in a group setting:

  • Behavioral health
  • Institute of Medicine’s Continuum of Care
  • Public Health approach
  • Risk and protective factors
  • Developmental perspective
  •  Application of SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework: assessment, capacity, planning, implementation, and evaluation
  •  Cultural competence and sustainability

Participants will receive two certificates documenting a total of 31 training hours – one for 5 hours (upon completion of the pre-course) and one for 26 hours (upon completion of the in-person training).

Register here

 

Training topics we offer:

  • Ethics in Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)
  • Prevention 101
  • Facilitation 101
  • Choosing Evidenced-Based Strategies
  •  Environmental Prevention Strategies
  • Adolescent Brain Development

Additional trainings will be scheduled! Stay tuned!

Interested in scheduling a training in your area?
Contact your Regional Consultant to learn more.