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Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) St. Cloud, September 2018

September 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - September 20, 2018 @ 4:30 pm


Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) St. Cloud, September 2018

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September 17 – September 20, 2018
8:00 am – 4:30 pm


Homewood Suites by Hilton
115 37th Avenue North
Saint Cloud, Minnesota  56303


What is SAPST?
The Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) is a foundational course of study. It is grounded in current research and designed to provide up-to-date, evidence-based information to the prevention field. The SAPST is a 40-hour training (including a pre-training, online session).

Who is SAPST for?

SAPST is meant for entry-level prevention professionals and those working in related fields such as public health, education, law enforcement, youth work, faith communities,  and healthcare. This course is also applicable to members of coalitions working to improve community health.

What does SAPST provide?

  • Knowledge and skills to implement effective, data-driven prevention programs, practices, and policies that reduce health disparities and improve wellness.
  • A certificate for 31 hours of participation eligible for the Certified Prevention Professional credential.

This training is sponsored by the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 31 total Category I continuing education contact hours. There are no advanced-level CECH available from this training.


$250 – includes SAPST manual and breakfast, lunch and snacks each training day
Not included: evening meals, hotel, transportation, or fees associated with applying for and submitting the CPP certificate

Refund Policy

All refunds will be charged a 10%  ($25) administrative fee for refunds. Refunds will issued up to 7 days before the training.

Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Homewood Suites by Hilton in St. Cloud for this event. Rooms are available for check-in on September 16th and check out on September 20th at a rate of $139/night (plus tax). Click here to make your reservation.


Esha Seth, Events Coordinator
Phone: 651-646-3005 ext. 328

Meet the Trainers

Sean Culhane, MS, Regional ATOD Prevention Coordinator
Jenilee Telander, CPP, Regional ATOD Prevention Coordinator
Kjirsten Anderson, MPH, CHES, Regional ATOD Prevention Coordinator
Paulette Clark, Regional ATOD Prevention Coordinator








Don’t miss Ethics in Prevention, September 21, 2018 in St. Cloud, MN!


September 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am
September 20, 2018 @ 4:30 pm


Homewood Suites
Homewood Suites by Hilton 115 37th Avenue North
St Cloud, MN 56303 United States
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