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SAMHSA's Service to Science Welcomes 26 Innovative Programs for Participation in 2014

Posted: December 18, 2013

SAMHSA's Service to Science, a national initiative that helps local organizations strengthen their innovative and homegrown substance-abuse prevention programs through improved evaluation methods, will serve 26...

If You Find Data Daunting, SAMHSA’s CAPT Can Help

Posted: December 18, 2013

So much rests on good data these days. Funders look for supporting data when making investment decisions. Policymakers review it when voting on legislation. Health insurers and hospitals use it to assess the quality...

SAMHSA’s CAPT Launches SAPST for Native Americans

Posted: May 30, 2013

On April 16-19, SAMHSA’s CAPT delivered a new version of the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST), adapted for Native American participants. The SAPST is a foundational course for entry-level...

Service to Science Launches Tribal Webinar Series

Posted: April 30, 2013

On April 16-18, SAMHSA’s Service to Science initiative delivered the virtual orientation series Native American Service to Science Evaluation Primer Series to representatives from five community-based...

SAMHSA's CAPT Announces FY2013 Service to Science Awards to Increase Evaluation Capacity

Posted: February 27, 2013

On behalf of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) is pleased to announce the award of 24 subcontracts to community-...

SAMHSA’s Service to Science Welcomes 47 Innovative Programs for Participation in 2013

Posted: November 29, 2012

SAMHSA’s Service to Science, a national initiative that helps local organizations strengthen their innovative and homegrown substance-abuse prevention programs through improved evaluation methods, will serve 47...

International Credentialing Agency Recognizes SAPST at Annual Event

Posted: October 30, 2012

The leading organization for the testing and credentialing of professionals working in the fields of prevention and addiction recognized SAMHSA’s new Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) at its annual...

Service to Science Programs Receive NASADAD Exemplary Awards

Posted: September 28, 2012

The 2012 Exemplary Awards for Innovative Substance Abuse Prevention Programs, Practices, and Polices were awarded to two recent participants of SAMHSA’s Service to Science initiative. Individual Prevention...

AFRC "Taking a Whole New Approach to Drug Demand Reduction" with help from SAMHSA

Posted: August 28, 2012

To address the growing problem of service members within the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) testing positive for drug use, SAMHSA's CAPT collaborated with the AFRC's Drug Demand Reduction Program (DDRP) to offer a...

SAMHSA’s CAPT Facilitates Workshop on Adverse Childhood Experiences Research

Posted: June 27, 2012

To build awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences research and its relevance to substance abuse prevention, the CAPT’s West Resource Team (RT) facilitated a two-day workshop in May entitled Adverse Childhood...

 

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