The Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) offers a broad range of tools, grantee success stories, videos, archived webinars, and self-paced online trainings to prepare substance misuse prevention practitioners to address today’s most pressing prevention problems. CAPT resources help practitioners use data to assess and prioritize prevention needs, establish and build critical partnerships, select and implement evidence-based programs and best practices, and monitor and sustain effective prevention practices.
CAPT Prevention Collaboration in Action Toolkit
This online toolkit builds the capacity of prevention practitioners to initiate, strengthen, and maintain effective collaboration in their communities. Centered around collaboration success stories from SAMHSA prevention grantees, the toolkit brings to life the complex and multifaceted topic of collaboration by providing real-life examples of successful partnerships and user-friendly resources and worksheets. The toolkit includes a separate section focused on the prevention of opioid misuse and overdose.
Preventing Opioid Misuse and Overdose
This page contains CAPT practice-support tools, grantee success stories, videos, podcasts, and archived webinars to support practitioners in preventing opioid misuse and overdose.
CAPT Prevention Training Now
Free, award-winning online courses for substance misuse prevention practitioners address topics such as sustainability, SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework, youth engagement, and acquiring and using data to support prevention efforts. These self-paced modules have been endorsed by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC).
Strategic Prevention Framework
This introduction to SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework includes a detailed look at each of the model’s five steps—assessment, capacity building, planning, implementation, and evaluation—as well as its two guiding principles: cultural competence and sustainability.