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  • Student Assistance Program (SAP) Training

    Initial Training
    This is a three-day K-12 training for elementary or secondary staff joining existing core teams in established SAP’s. The training meets all Commonwealth of Pennsylvania guidelines and standards for K-12 SAP training. Click on the Training tab in this section for upcoming training announcements.

    Add-On Training
    This is a three-day training for elementary or secondary staff joining existing core teams in established SAP’s. Add-On Training meets all Commonwealth of Pennsylvania guidelines and standards for SAP training. Click on the Training tab in this section for upcoming training announcements.

    Group Facilitators’ Training
    This is the two-day training in intervention, aftercare and school-based group issues for individuals who have completed initial training or will be co-facilitating school-based support groups. This training meets all Commonwealth of Pennsylvania guidelines for SAP training. Click on the Training tab in this section for upcoming training announcements.

    Thematic Workshop
    These are one-day informational sessions on SAP topics based on needs and current issues expressed by SAP Core Teams. They are offered three times a year, and are held on campus at Saint Vincent College. Click on the Training tab in this section for upcoming training announcements.

    SAP In-Services
    Half or full-day programs for teams or other faculty and staff, especially designed to meet school and individual needs.

    SAP Team Maintenance
    Half or full-day sessions conducted by a trained facilitator. Team maintenance is designed to assist teams to identify communication, leadership, and decision-making patterns within their team and to determine their impact on team effectiveness.

    Team Consultation
    SAP consultation is available for regular team meetings, case staffing, interventions, policy review, planning, and program development.

    Educational Support Team (EST) Update
    The EST Update is a newsletter provided eight times a year highlighting training and professional development opportunities, awareness campaigns, resources, and timely informational topics on the issues and concerns addressed by those in the SAP field. Click on the EST Update tab in this section for the latest issue.

    PASAP

    The Pennsylvania Association of Student Assistance Professionals (PASAP) is a non-profit membership organization. PASAP’s mission is to address the influence of alcohol, other drugs and mental health issues that affect the welfare of our youth. PASAP is committed to providing support and networking in the areas of prevention, intervention, treatment, aftercare, ongoing support services and education to all individuals or organizations who foster this same commitment. For more information, visit http://www.pasap.org.

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