DHCS has developed new tools to help counties and providers with conducting high quality data entry with the Primary Prevention SUD Data Service (PPSDS) data entry.
New Cannabis Brochures for Parent Outreach
The CPI Team is excited to share three new tools to help you outreach and engage with parents around youth cannabis use. We’ve created ready-to-use English and Spanish versions of the “Cannabis Brochure – Parent Update” with updated state-level data. You also now have access to a fillable PDF version of the brochure into which you can easily add your county-level data and resources.
CPI 2019 Regional Trainings
Dates and locations have been identified for the upcoming 2019 CPI Regional Training events focusing on the topic of youth cannabis prevention. View training event details, dates, and locations.
New Prevention Tactic! The Role of Prevention in a Trauma-Informed Approach to Wellness
This Prevention Tactic describes the impact of trauma on individuals and communities; defines the key components of a trauma-informed approach, and how they differ from current prevention efforts; and provides examples from cities that are using a trauma-informed approach to whole community wellness.
Launch of SAMHSA’s Technology Transfer Centers
As part of its new approach to training and technical assistance, SAMHSA has launched two new nationwide supports: the Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network and the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network. The new networks are based on the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network model, which has been operating for 25 years. The PTTC, ATTC, and MHTTC Networks provide regional and population-specific TTA and resources to advance the implementation of evidence-based practices.
County-level CHKS Reports Now Available
County-level California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) reports are now available through 2017. CHKS Reports include data on school climate and student wellbeing, including youth tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use. They can be useful for local and countywide prevention planning.
New Release: National Drug Control Strategy
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released the National Drug Control Strategy, which establishes the Trump Administration’s priorities for addressing the challenge of drug trafficking and use. The overarching goal of the Strategy is a comprehensive approach that includes preventing initiates to drug use, promoting treatment services leading to long-term recovery, and aggressively reducing the availability of illicit drugs in America’s communities.
IPAC Updates: Suicide and Depression Prevention Resources
Several new mental health contact lists and tools have been added to the Interagency Prevention Advisory Council (IPAC) Strategic Partnering Opportunities Resources page on the CPI website. These resources also include a mental health guide written specifically for faith leaders.
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.
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.