Training Opportunities

Training for Parents

"Building Up Our Youth" is a free two-part drug and alcohol education and intervention training series for parents of adolescents and other adults who work with youth. 

Both 2 1/2 hour sessions provide general information about adolescent drug and alcohol use as well as specific intervention tools and strategies for parents or other interested adults.

This series is held each fall and each spring.  The next offering of BUOY will be held Wednesday, April 8, 2020 and Wednesday, April 15, 2020.  Find more details about the training content in the BUOY flyer (pdf).

Training for Community Members 

If you are sponsoring a community substance abuse education, prevention, treatment or recovery training, please contact the Commission at (717) 240-6300 to discuss the possibility of posting information on this page.

Training for Substance Abuse Professionals

Visit the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Training page or the Pennsylvania Certification Board's Education page to find out what training and workshops are available, or to search for specific available training.