SAPST  Training  Of  Trainers

The State of Alaska Department of Health, Division of Behavioral Health is very excited to offer a SAPST Training of Trainers (SAPST TOT) training this fall. This in person training will be taking place Wednesday, September 21, 2022 to Friday, September 23, 2022 at the State of Alaska Federal Building in Anchorage, Alaska.

To enroll in this training participants must have completed the SAPST training or be SAPST certified or have an equivalent certification such as the ICRC. Participants should also have three or more years experience in teaching/ training or a similar type of activity. All participants must be able to attend the full 3-day in-person training. Continue down the page to register for this training!


September 21-23, 2022

Time: 8:30a - 5:00p Alaska Time

Location: 3601 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99503 

*Event times are subject to change

Day 1 - 8:30a - 5:00p

  • Welcome & Introductions

  • Orientation to the TOT

  • Curriculum Review

    • Online component

    • In-person component

    • Making connections between the online and in-person components

  • Exploring the Curriculum (Curriculum Review) - Activity

  • Adult learning theory and the 4 A's of curriculum design

  • SAPST Case Study - brief Review

  • Facilitation Skills

    • Giving Clear Instructions - Activity

  • Connecting SAPST Day 1 topics (Foundational Concepts) - Activity

  • Teach-Back Prep time (1 hour)


Day 2 - 8:30a - 5:00p

  • Teach back training and debrief

Day 3 - 8:30a - 4:00p

  • Fidelity to the SAPST & Cultural Relevance

  • Logic Model

  • The Case Study - Activity (1.5 hours)

  • Facilitating Challenging Situations & Group Dynamics

  • Establishing relevance for Treatment Professionals, if this is applicable and appropriate for this audience/state

  • Implementing the SAPST

  • Take-aways


Registration for this event has now closed. We thank you for your interest. If you have any questions, please email the training coordinator Monica Lee at


Jill Parker

Michelle Park