This nationally acclaimed intensive S.A.F.E. I training offers school/police professionals, community based organizations and parents an opportunity to develop and implement a successful alcohol/tobacco and other drug prevention/intervention program. The training includes presentations by professionals, audiovisual materials, simulations, small focus group discussions, and the establishment of an action-oriented SAP (Student Assistance Program) prevention/intervention team.
MAJOR COMPONENTS OF THE S.A.F.E. I INTENSIVE TRAINING ARE:
• The Public Health Model
• Drugs on the Street, in Our Schools, & in the Locker Room – Lt. Joe Klein
• Stages of Chemical Use
• The Nature of Drugs and Gangs – Gang Specialist Jesse Soto
• Youth and Recovery
• Intervention Strategies/What Can We Do?
• From Risk–Resiliency–Asset Building • Utilizing Community Resources
• The Family System
• Develop Your SAP Organization's Prevention Strategy
This exciting S.A.F.E. Level II intensive training offers professionals and interested community members an opportunity to further develop and implement successful alcohol and other drug prevention/intervention programs. The training includes presentations by professionals, audiovisual materials, simulations, small focus group discussions, and the establishment of an alternative to suspension program/support groups.
MAJOR COMPONENTS OF THE S.A.F.E. II INTENSIVE TRAINING ARE:
• Alternative to Suspension Programs
• 10–Session Support Group Curriculum
• Intervention Strategies with Students/Parents
• Drug Recognition Expert–Lt. Joe Klein
• Utilizing Community Resources
• Organizing/Participating/Conducting Support Groups
• Youth in Recovery
Bill Beacham, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Center for Drug-Free Communities, will conduct both trainings. He is the former Director of Training for Care Unit Hospitals . Dr. Beacham is an international consultant who has trained educators, law enforcement personnel, and parents in substance use, abuse, prevention, and treatment. He is a prevention/treatment specialist, educator, author, trainer, and a consultant to the Los Angeles Police Department DARE Program and the U.S. Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs. He teaches at University of California, Irvine and directs the Peer Assistance Leadership (PAL®) Camps for elementary/middle/high school students and advisors..