The 2016 Regional Trainings showcased the County Indicator Toolkit and the accompanying instructional document. The purpose of the Toolkit is to provide a simplified resource to allow for the easy collection and assessment of SUD data indicators.
CPI developed an SPP Guide to help counties write their Strategic Prevention Plans (SPPs). The SPP Guide is a condensed version of the SPP Workbook and is organized into an introduction, five sections, and an appendix that contains samples and data resources.
In response to popular demand from the field, CPI developed a new brochure that counties can customize and distribute as part of their cannabis use prevention activities.
During the month of August, the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) offered a special application period for the Prevention Specialist Certification. CPI supported this process by helping requestors document the CPI trainings they had completed.
The Strategic Training and Education for Prevention Planning (STEPP) Project is a compilation of technical assistance services specifically designed to support counties and agencies developing a Strategic Prevention Plan.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Research Consortium to evaluate how a wide range of experiences during the preteen and teenage years affect brain development.
The National Institute for Drug Abuse (NIDA) under the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released its 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, Advancing Addiction Science.
SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) has released a new interactive toolkit, Prevention Collaboration in Action.
Charlie Seltzer brings an eclectic background to his work in SUD Pv. He retired from a 25-year career in the health field four years ago before becoming a CARS consultant. Since, he has assisted counties–large and small, urban and rural–with developing their Strategic Prevention Plans (SPPs).
CPI fielded a survey in June 2013 to assess the characteristics of California’s professional prevention workforce. The data provides a detailed picture of the field, including information about positions, education levels, and opportunities for advancement.