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SAMHSA’s CAPT and NACE Host Native American Service to Science Academy

Posted: April 26, 2012

Representatives from five innovative community-based substance abuse prevention programs, developed by and for Native American peoples, gathered at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC to...

SAMHSA’s 2012 Prevention Day: Highlights from the CAPT

Posted: March 28, 2012

Staff from SAMHSA’s Center for the Application in Prevention Technologies (CAPT) facilitated three panel presentations during SAMHSA’s 2012 Prevention Day. Convened last month in National Harbor, Maryland, the theme...

SAMHSA’s CAPT Announces Service to Science Awards to Build Capacity for Prevention Evaluation

Posted: February 28, 2012

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 22 subcontracts to community-...

CAPT Opens New Office in Chicago

Posted: January 25, 2012

On January 17, SAMHSA’s CAPT opened the doors to a new office in Chicago, Illinois. The office will house the CAPT’s Central Resource Team, supported by satellite offices across the CAPT’s central service area.

CAPT T/TA Specialist Earns IC&RC President Leadership Award

Posted: November 21, 2011

Julie Stevens, a long-time training and technical assistance (T/TA) specialist with the CAPT’s Southwest Resource Team, was recently awarded the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)’s...

What is Quality Training and Technical Assistance?

Posted: November 8, 2011

SAMHSA’S CAPT is charged with providing capacity-building training and technical assistance (T/TA) to help States, Tribes, and Jurisdictions better prevent substance abuse and related behavioral health issues in...

CAPT Staff Refine Training Approach at Workshop on Dialogue Education™

Posted: November 7, 2011

Selected staff from SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) met last month to participate in a unique training experience designed to answer the question, "How do you effectively educate...

Action Summit Addresses Suicide in Tribal Communities

Posted: September 17, 2011

August 1-4 marked the first Action Summit for Suicide Prevention, an unprecedented collaboration among Federal agencies to address suicide emergent suicide and substance abuse prevention issues in Indian...

Annual Native American Service to Science Academy Meets in DC

Posted: September 5, 2011

Every year SAMHSA’s Collaborative for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) and Native American Center for Excellence (NACE) collaborate to offer the Native American Service to Science (STS) Academy to...

SAMHSA Teams Up with Air Force Reserve Command on Prevention Training

Posted: September 1, 2011

In support of SAMHSA’s Strategic Initiative to improve the behavioral health of the nation’s military families, SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) recently delivered a Substance...

 

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