Wednesday, March 8, 2017 

Registration Begins at 8:30 AM

Training is 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM 

Lunch is "On Your Own"  

Refreshments Provided                             

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2455 Masonic Drive, San Jose, CA  95125 

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Continued Education Credit:
6 Hours Continued Education for MFT,  LCSW, and AOD Counselors available.
C.E. Hours are offered by CARS for $25.00. 

C.E. Hours must be paid in advance using the Online Registration. No payment accepted onsite.

CARS is an approved provider
CAADAC Provider #4N08-923-0814                            CA Board of Registered Nurses Provider # 16303



Lynn Esposti, CPI Team
Center for Applied Research Solutions
707-568-3800 x 204

Event Host:                                                                  Genie Lee  At 408-792-3959                             genie.lee@hhs.sccgov.org



           Foundational Competency Series:

Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention-March 8, 2017

Santa Clara County

Facilitated by: Paul Nolfo 

Workshop Description

Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention:  This training defines the content and scope of substance abuse prevention, and explores its foundational concepts.  A historical overview is provided to explain how past strategies have progressed and how they continue to inform current prevention practices.  The importance of SUD prevention is highlighted, including its health and legal implications on individuals and communities.  Finally, the session concludes with a discussion about the future of substance abuse prevention.

Speaker Paul Nolfo

 Paul has over 20 years experience as an executive administrator.  Mr Nolfo is accomplished in organizational development wiht an emphasis in nonprofits, government agencies and community coalitions.  His specific skills include: strategic planning; coalition building; data collection and analysis; evaluation; continuous process improvement; financial management; grant writing; capacity building and sustainability planning; fund development; prevention science.  Currently, he is a principal of Nolfo Consulting, Inc. this highly successful company's business model capitalizes on the organization's national prominence to utilize highly experienced partners from various disciplines.  Many of these partners are nationally renowned in the community wellness arena and hold advnaced degrees in their areas of expertise.  During his career Mr Nolfo has held several prominent positions including: Chief Financial Office of the California Academy of Sciences; the Asian Art Museum, the Girls and Boys Town of New York; Executive Director of catholic Social Services of Sacramento and People Reaching Out; National Director for Management Information Systems for the American Diabetes Association.  He has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Pace University in New York City.