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

​Registration Information

Registration fee: $175 

Registration fee includes: materials and breakfast, breaks, and lunch each day. Dinner is not provided.


If you would like to pay by check, print the paper registration form and mail it to our office with payment.


Contact UWSP Continuing Education at or call our customer service desk at 715-346-3838.


The 2019 Wisconsin Statewide Substance Abuse Prevention Training joins together efforts we are all making to build prevention-focused communities. By attending, you will have the opportunity to share and gain ideas​

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 
  • acknowledge the role that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), trauma, equity at stigma play in substance use issues so that these factors can be considered and incorporated into the work that the four previous objectives seek to address

Who Should Attend

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

Lodging Information

A room block has been reserved at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center. For reservations, please click here or call 877-253-5466.  If you call, please make sure to identify that you are with the 2019 Prevention Training Conference Block.  Single room occupancy is available for $82/night and 2-4 person occupancy rooms are available for $129/night.  To ensure the block room rate, make your reservation no later than Saturday, May 11, 2019.

Cancellations/Refund Policy

Per the agreed to terms and conditions, full refunds granted upon receipt of written request to Request must be received by May 28, 2019. Cancelling your hotel room does not cancel your conference registration. You will need to contact UWSP Continuing Education at the above address to make the cancellation. Refunds requested after May 28, 2019 will be assessed a $25 processing fee.  No refunds will be given after June 4, 2019. Substitutions can be made at any time, but no shows will be responsible for the full conference fee. Last minute registrations cannot be guaranteed meals or materials.

 Agenda for June 11, 2019

8-9 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast
​9-9:15 a.m.
​Welcome and Announcements
9:15-10:30 a.m.
​Opening Keynote
​10:30-10:45 a.m.
​10:45-11:45 a.m.
Breakout Sessions 01 -06
​Noon-1 p.m.
​1:15-2:15 p.m.
Breakout Sessions 07 - 12
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions 13 - 18
​3:30-4 p.m.
​4-5 p.m.
Breakout Sessions 19 - 24
5:30-6:30 p.m.
SCAODA Public Forum: The SCAODA Prevention Committee's Public Forum is an opportunity for the State Council to gather input from the general public and/or conference participants for directions on utilization of the Substance Abuse Block Grant funds and programmatic changes. Input will be taken from the public by State Council Representatives and staff. 
​7-8 p.m.
​Recovery Meeting

 Agenda for June 12, 2019

​8-8:30 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast
​8:30-9:30 a.m.
​Opening Keynote - "The Inspection of Addiction and Trauma: A Court's Persepective"
9:45-10:45 a.m.
​Breakout Sessions 25 - 30
​10:45-11 a.m.
​11 a.m.-noon
​Breakout Sessions 31 - 36

​12:15-1:15 p.m.

Lunch- Wisconsin Department of Health Services Update
Andrea Palm, Secretary-designee
Paul Krupski, Director of Opioid Initiatives 

​1:30-2:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions 37 - 42

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