DHCS is accepting proposals to present at this year’s Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Integrated Care Conference on August 15-17, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach. This year’s conference aims to advance the goals of California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal, address the opioid epidemic with effective programs serving persons with or at risk of developing […]
Happening Now! Join CPI and DHCS for a Behavioral Health Prevention Plan Listening Session
The Department of Health Care Services is developing the first Behavioral Health Prevention Plan (BHPP) for California and would like your perspective on important behavioral health issues, specifically substance use and mental health challenges! Attend an upcoming Listening Session for Tribal communities (April 19), community members (April 21), and youth and young adults (April 27).
New CPI Resource on Planning and Conducting Focus Groups
The CPI Team is pleased to announce a new publication developed in response to requests from the field: “Focus Groups – Helpful Tools for Strategic Prevention Planning.” This document includes guidance, facilitation tips, sample questions, and further resources.
Register Now: 2018 Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Statewide Conference
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) SUD Statewide Conference will be held August 21-23, 2018, in Garden Grove, CA. The presentations will address a wide array of prevention, treatment, and recovery topics.
Funding Announcements: Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) will award approximately 240 DFC Support Program grants of up to $125,000 per year, up to five years.
New Page: Information for Prevention Certification
CPI is committed to supporting the professional development of California’s prevention field. Visit this page to learn how you can use CPI trainings for your new or renewal California Certified Prevention Specialist (CCPS) application.
Webinar Series – “Understanding Marijuana: A Look at the Scientific Findings, History, and Community Impact, and Equitable Public Health Opportunities”
Join CA4Health and Dialogue4Health for three upcoming webinars on cannabis, public health, and public policy, beginning November 14th. The presenters will focus on equitable policy-making and provide real-world examples of these policies. Registration is now open for all three webinars.
New Learning Series: AOD Consequence Data Toolkit Tutorial
If you currently use the CPI Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Consequence Data Toolkit in your work, this 35-video tutorial series will help you deepen your understanding and skills. The tutorial series is designed to support county Prevention Coordinators and others who use the toolkit.