Training and Technical Assistance Tools

Find training and technical assistance tools to support your prevention efforts and help you use the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF).

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Resource Titlesort descending Description Date Added
Collaborating with Higher Ed

This tip sheet provides an introduction to key players involved in on-campus substance abuse prevention efforts, important considerations for working together, and examples of how to engage campuses and college students in community prevention efforts.

 

2018
CAPT Resources to Prevent the Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs, Opioid Misuse, and Opioid Overdose

This tool provides a compilation of resources to support the prevention of opioid misuse, including the non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) and heroin use.

 

 

2017
Tips for Ensuring a Culturally Competent Collaboration

This tip sheet provides an introduction to key players involved in on-campus substance abuse prevention efforts, important considerations for working together, and examples of how to engage campuses and college students in community prevention efforts.

2018
Preventing Youth Marijuana Use: Factors Associated with Use

This CAPT decision-support tool offers a summary of research findings on risk and protective factors associated with youth marijuana use.

2017
Primary Care 101: A Glossary for Prevention Practitioners

This glossary offers an introduction to the key players in primary care.

2018
Preventing Youth Marijuana Use: Programs and Strategies

This CAPT decision-support tool presents detailed descriptions of substance misuse prevention strategies and associated interventions that have been evaluated to determine their effects on youth marijuana use.

2017
Opportunities for Engaging Partners to Prevent Opioid Overdose-related Deaths

This tool presents different sectors prevention practitioners may want to engage in opioid overdose prevention efforts, along with opportunities for meaningful engagement.

2018
Preventing Youth Marijuana Use: Data Resources

This CAPT decision-support tool offers a comprehensive listing of available data resources and surveys developed by and for a range of federal agencies and that collect data on marijuana use and its consequences.

2017
State- and Community-level Partners to Engage in Opioid Overdose Prevention Efforts

This tool is designed to help prevention practitioners identify potential partners within their state and communities, whose involvement is critical to preventing opioid overdose.

2018
Preventing Youth Marijuana Use: National Survey Measures

This CAPT decision-support tool provides information on how national surveys measure youth marijuana use, as well as factors and consequences associated with such use.

2017
Worksheet: Creating a Memorandum of Agreement

This worksheet offers a template for creating a simple memorandum of agreement.

2018
Words Matter: How Language Choice Can Reduce Stigma

This resource examines the role of language in perpetuating substance use disorder stigma, followed by tips for assessing when and how we may be using stigmatizing language, and steps for ensuring that the language we use and messages we deliver are positive, productive, and inclusive.

2017
Beginning Your Collaboration: Tips for a Safe and Satisfying Journey

This tip sheet can help you get your new collaborative workgroup off the ground and running.

2018
Preventing the Consequences of Opioid Overdose: Understanding 911 Good Samaritan Laws

This resource provides an overview of Good Samaritan Laws and steps prevention practitioners can take to increase awareness of this important overdose prevention strategy.

2017
Do’s and Don’ts of Collaborative Leadership

Access practical tips for leading collaborative teams, organized around five key areas for healthy and engaged groups.

2018
Illicit Synthetic Opioids: Understanding Potential Risks for First Responders

This resource provides an overview of guidelines to protect first responders from being harmed by illicit synthetic opioids

2017
Activity: Determining the Training Needs of New Partners

Use this activity to identify and prioritize the knowledge and training needs of your collaboration partners.

2018
Worksheet: Determining Member Responsibilities

This worksheet can help you successfully match workgroup activities with member interests and skills.

2018
Decision-Making Models: Voting versus Consensus

This chart compares two common decision-making approaches—voting and consensus.

2018
Using Social Media to Facilitate Collaboration

This tool offers an introduction to the role that social media can play in building and growing public health collaborations.

2018

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