Wisconsin Statewide Substance Abuse  
Prevention Training
June 13 and 14, 2017


Kalahari Resort and Convention Center

1305 Kalahari Drive

Wisconsin Dells, WI  53965



Sponsored by Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Bureau of Prevention Treatment and Recovery.

Please review the training brochure to choose your breakout sessions, then register online.  Please contact UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education at uwspce-conf@uwsp.edu to request a paper registration form.

Look for Conference Information in early 2017.

Registration fees include materials, breakfast, breaks and lunch each day. Dinner is not provided.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Kalahari Resort for the  training; it will be available through May 12, 2017. Rooms are available at the rate of $82 per night for single and $129 for double, triple and quad occupancy. Individuals can make their own reservations by calling the Kalahari at 877-253-5466. Be sure to mention the WI State Prevention Training room block when you call to get the conference rate. Please note that guests will be charged a deposit of one night's lodging (plus tax if applicable) when a reservation is made. 

Statewide Prevention Training Objectives
By attending this training, participants will learn more about substance abuse prevention tools and strategies
  • gain awareness of local policy development
  • share lessons learned and success stories
  • network and build relationships

Who Should Attend:

  • Community Coalition Members
  • Educators, School Counselors and School Administrators
  • AODA Counselors
  • Law Enforcement
  • Local Elected Officials
  • Mental Health Providers
  • Prevention Professionals/Prevention Specialists
  • Public Health Professionals
  • County Human/Social Services staff
  • Faith Based Community Members and Leaders

2015 Keynote Speakers





June 11 - Breaking the Silence: Women and Risky Drinking
Ann Dowsett Johnston, CEO, Pine River Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

June 12 - Why Education Works
Monte Stiles, Monte Stiles LLC, Boise, Idaho




Breakout Topics Include:

Coalition Capacity Building 101
Employer Perspectives on Drugs in the Workplace
Evidence-Based Prevention Strategies in Wisconsin
Cultural Awareness and Responsiveness for Coalitions
The Brain, Behavior and Addiction: Making Sense of the Mystery
What's New in Alcohol Advertising, Products and Promotion
Building Partnerships Between Law Enforcement and Coalitions
Substance Abuse Prevention is Suicide Prevention

Continuing Education Hours

Continuing Education hours have been endorsed by the UW-Stevens Point 
Health Promotion and Wellness Department.  A total of 10.25 hours are available based on the following breakdown, including keynotes:

Thursday-6.25 hours (includes one optional forum)
Friday-4 hours

CEU tracking forms will be provided in training materials received at check in and will be considered your official record of attendance.

Earn UWSP Credit

A one-credit UWSP course is available in conjunction with the Wisconsin Statewide Substance Abuse Prevention Training. The course syllabus is available HERE.  Tuition payments are in addition to the training fee and are at current University of Wisconsin System tuition rates.  You can access the course listing HERE​ for more information and to find the link to register.


For exhibit space information, contact  UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education at 800-898-9472 or email uwspce-conf@uwsp.edu.  Click HERE to download an exhibit space request form.

Training Program Questions? Contact: Paul Krupski, Prevention Coordinator, DHS/DMHSAS/BPTR at Paul.Krupski@dhs.wisconsin.gov.

Registration Questions? Contact:
UWSP Continuing Education at 800-898-9472 or 715-346-3838 from 8:00-4:30 Mon-Fri