Training and Technical Assistance Specialist
Joshua Phillip serves as a Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Specialist for the West Resource Team. Joshua is responsible for providing T/TA to the Pacific Islands nations of American Samoa, Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Republic of Palau and the Tanana Chiefs Conference and Nooksack Indian Tribe. He conducts needs assessments, develops work plans to meet identified needs, and provides T/TA and follow-up services.
Joshua brings to his work on SAMHSA's CAPT extensive experience in substance abuse prevention and mental health administration. He has written articles for the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program and contributed numerous news briefs on a variety of substance abuse prevention topics to the earlier West CAPT’s Tip of the CAPT and the Pacific Islands Prevention newsletter, a quarterly product promoting awareness of substance abuse prevention issues in the Pacific and nationwide.
Joshua earned a BS from Western New Mexico University in history and social sciences, as well as a Graduate certificates in public health from the University of Hawaii and in substance abuse and mental health from Johns Hopkins University. Joshua is also a Certified Prevention Specialist.