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Trainings are free for Core Team members of OSAP providers, otherwise there is a per-workshop fee as indicated in the description.

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Event Registration

Below is a list of all events that are currently open for registration. Click on the event name to proceed.
04-20-2021 - 04-21-2021

Making Virtual Meetings More Engaging

Effective and engaging meetings require thorough preparation. Take away shared space and direct human interaction, the meeting facilitator needs new tools to create community. This training will provide facilitation tips and interactive activities geared to virtual meetings. Participants will need to bring an agenda for a meeting they are preparing for (these will be emailed to the trainer 3 business days before the training). By the end of the training everyone will share their revised agendas to show changes they have made to make their meeting more engaging. Note: Participants are required to send their agenda to the trainer 3 business days before the training. If an agenda is not received from a participant they will be dropped from the training and considered a “no show”.

DATE: April. 20 & 21(9:00-12:00 noon each day)
LOCATION: Live web-based
LEVEL: Beginning
TRAINER: Paula Feathers, MA
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: 6.6
FEE: $150

04-26-2021 - 05-04-2021

What Preventionists Need to Know About Methamphetamine

Note: This training is now full. if you wish to be added to the Waiting List, click the FULL button above and fill out the form. We will let you know if space becomes available.

This training offers the opportunity to learn about Methamphetamine. Participants will review: Meth’s history, different types of Meth, and where it comes from. Time will be spent exploring problems associated with it in communities, signs of a Meth lab, and the risks posed to children, neighbors, law enforcement and first responders. Participants will be able to recognize short- and long-term health problems associated with Meth use. The training will also discuss prevention strategies that have been used to address Meth. This training will prepare preventionists to answer questions, provide information, and have a PowerPoint with useful information that can be used when needed in your community.

LOCATION: Online
LEVEL: Beginning
DEVELOPED BY: Paula Feathers, MA
FACILITATED By: Christina López-Guitérrez
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: 8.4 Drug Specific
FEE: $150

NOTE: If you are registering for this online training and you already have an account, LOG IN FIRST from the link at the top right of the Home page, then continue with registration. If you do not have an account already, you will create a login username/password when you register for your first online training.

05-03-2021

Mandatory Reporting for Preventionists: Doing Our Part to Keep the Most Vulnerable Safe

Mandatory reporting is everyone’s responsibility in NM but without training the process can be overwhelming. Join us for an interactive trauma-informed training on mandatory reporting. We will learn the signs of abuse, neglect and exploitation, better understand the mandatory reporting law and process, and receive information to make the process more straight-forward. We will also take time to address the emotional aspect of mandatory reporting, identifying our own trauma triggers, working through any ambivalence we have about the process and creating a plan for self-care and support.

DATE: May 3 (9:00-4:00 pm)
LOCATION: Live web-based
LEVEL: Intermediate
TRAINER: Antonia P. Montoya, LMSW, CHES
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: 6.6
FEE: $150

05-18-2021 - 05-21-2021

Social Marketing: The strategy behind the message

Social marketing can be a very effective prevention strategy. Messages are a powerful tool to change the outlook and behavior of a targeted audience when developed with buy in from community using community data. Social marketing is much more than putting out messages. It is a complex strategy that requires training, planning, and pilot testing before messages are released. This training will focus on the technical ins and outs of developing social marketing messages. This training intends to cover the critical steps of message development and build skills around message design by walking through and practicing these critical steps.

DATE: May 18-21 (May 18 and 20, 1:00-4:00; May 19 and 21 9:00-12:00)
LOCATION: Live web-based
LEVEL: Advanced
TRAINER: Tracey Cordero, MBA
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: 13.2 
FEE: $225


05-27-2021 - 05-28-2021

LGBTQ 101 for Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning people face special barriers to accessing behavioral health services, including prevention and treatment. At the same time, this is a group of people who are at a disproportionate risk for substance misuse and abuse. Data has shown us that LGBTQ folks are more likely to experience depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation - and to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol. This workshop will give you a chance to familiarize yourself with language, data and etiquette pertaining to this population, and to increase your confidence in working with LGBTQ people in your community. This training will focus on building your capacity to be welcoming and inclusive to people who are in great need of compassionate and effective prevention services.  

DATE: May 27 - 28 (1:00-4:00 each day)
LOCATION: Live Web-based
LEVEL: Intermediate
TRAINER: Adrien Lawyer
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: 6.6 
FEE: $150

06-01-2021 - 06-02-2021

Strengthening Your Coalition to Produce Outcomes

Effective substance use prevention requires a community effort. A coalition can bring different segments of the community together to work towards health and wellness. It takes effort and innovation to form and keep a coalition moving forward and focused on common goals. This training will explore the importance of identifying and clearly stating the coalition’s goals and outcomes they are working to achieve. Strategies to build the capacity of the coalition to achieve goals and outcomes will be reviewed. This training can help coalitions be successful by demonstrating how shared leadership, responsibility, accountability and the monitoring of results can keep people engaged and motivated to participate. 

DATE: June 1&2 (9:00-12:00 noon each day)
LOCATION: Live web-based
LEVEL: Intermediate
TRAINER: Susan Wilger & Alyssa Myrick
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: 6.6
FEE: $150

06-07-2021 - 06-10-2021

Certified Prevention Specialist Test Prep

This training is for people who have met criteria to apply for their Certified Prevention Specialist Credential and will be testing within the next 6 months. Becoming a Certified Prevention Specialist requires you know the entire breadth of prevention, even things that are not in your scope of work. This training will provide a brief overview of the history/building blocks of prevention and then will move into a review the six domains you will be tested on: Planning/Evaluation; Prevention Education/Service Delivery; Communication; Community Organization; Public Policy and Environmental Change; and Professional Growth/Responsibility. Because this is test preparation, you must come to this training with a working knowledge of each of these areas. Participants will also explore sample test questions and discuss test taking strategies. Prerequisite: Participants must have taken the Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training (within the past 5 years) and Prevention Ethics. This training will meet for 4 mornings (9:00-12:00). Participants must be able to attend each session in its entirety. 

  

DATE: June 7-10 (9:00-12:00 each day)
LOCATION: Live web-based
LEVEL: Advanced
TRAINER: Ginny Adame, SCPS
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: 13.2 
FEE: $250

06-17-2021 - 06-18-2021

Mental Health 101: What Preventionists Need to Know

“Mental Health” can seem like a daunting concept to understand. Further, what do we as preventionists need to know about it? This training will provide an overview of important topics including stress, anxiety, and depression. We will explore the biology of stress and some of the unhealthy ways people behave in an effort to find peace. We will also delve into common mental health issues and how these relate to substance use and misuse. Resources that can provide more insight into mental health will be shared. 

 

DATE: June 17 - 18 (9:00-12:30 noon each day)
LOCATION: Live web-based
LEVEL: Intermediate
TRAINER: Donna Lucero, MA, LPCC
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: 8.4
FEE: $150

06-21-2021 - 06-29-2021

Evidence-based Substance Use Prevention

Substance use prevention is an ever-evolving science. This training is intended to provide participants with a comprehensive overview of evidence-based substance use prevention. Participants will explore: the substances they are working to prevent, the history of substance use prevention, theories and models that have laid the foundation of prevention science, and how evidence-based is defined. Further prevention categories, strategies, and outcomes will be reviewed. Throughout the training participants will be developing a workbook that will serve as a helpful resource. This training will lay a solid foundation of knowledge for implementing evidence-based prevention.

LOCATION: Online
LEVEL: Beginning
DEVELOPED BY: Paula Feathers, MA
FACILITATED By: TBA
CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: 10.8 
FEE: $200

NOTE: If you are registering for this online training and you already have an account, LOG IN FIRST from the link at the top right of the Home page, then continue with registration. If you do not have an account already, you will create a login username/password when you register for your first online training.

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